Articles Tagged 'Coronavirus'
POLITICS House Democrats prepare new $2.4 trillion stimulus plan with unemployment aid, direct payments
House Democrats are preparing a new, smaller coronavirus relief package expected to cost about $2.4 trillion as they try to forge ahead with talks with… READ MORE
Boris Johnson says UK is at a ‘perilous turning point’ and tells people to work from home
LONDON — U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Tuesday that the country was at a “perilous turning point” and he had to act now to… READ MORE
Trump Administration Sending Abbott Lab’s Rapid Coronavirus Tests To Every HBCU In The Country
The Trump administration is sending rapid coronavirus tests produced by Abbott Laboratories to every Historically Black College and University (HBCU) in the country.
The move… READ MORE
Free college, guaranteed income: State, local officials steer coronavirus aid money toward liberal priorities
State and local governments are racing to spend millions in CARES Act funding before it reverts back to the federal government — and they’re finding… READ MORE
European countries impose new COVID-19 restrictions after surge in cases
Britain is considering another national lockdown to stop a surge in coronavirus cases and a handful of other European countries have imposed new restrictions to… READ MORE
Biden changes tune on mask mandate, now says he may have legal authority to enforce it
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, in an apparent shift, now says his legal team believes he would have the authority to advance a federal mask… READ MORE
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine signs bill limiting his power to change elections, close houses of worship
COLUMBUS, Ohio—Gov. Mike DeWine on Wednesday signed into law legislation curtailing his own powers to modify Ohio’s election plans or close houses of worship.
DeWine’s… READ MORE
Coronavirus stimulus: Bipartisan caucus unveils $1.5 trillion proposal, including checks and extra unemployment benefits, in attempt to break gridlock
A bipartisan group of House members is introducing a stimulus proposal that aims to break a month-long stalemate in negotiations and distribute $1.5 trillion of… READ MORE
Israelis angered by nationwide coronavirus lockdown: “They are punishing us”
Israelis reacted with anger and dismay Monday at an imminent nationwide lockdown aimed at curbing one of the world’s highest novel coronavirus infection rates. Prime… READ MORE
GOP sees pressure on Pelosi as key to pandemic relief deal
Senate Republicans see putting pressure on Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) as the key to getting a deal on a coronavirus relief bill before the election and… READ MORE