Articles Tagged 'Coronavirus'
Hong Kong’s legislative council election will be postponed by a year, the city’s leader Carrie Lam announced Friday amid a new surge in coronavirus cases.… READ MORE
Unemployment benefits to expire as coronavirus talks deadlock
Enhanced unemployment benefits are set to expire as congressional negotiators are deadlocked over a coronavirus relief deal.
The additional $600 a week in unemployment insurance… READ MORE
Pelosi mandates wearing masks on the House floor after Gohmert case
Congressional leaders are moving rapidly to change some of their coronavirus protocols — including requiring members to wear masks on the House floor — after… READ MORE
Liability shield fight threatens to blow up relief talks
A sharp disagreement over whether to provide coronavirus liability protections to businesses, schools and other organizations has quickly emerged as one of the biggest obstacles… READ MORE
Georgia governor withdraws request for emergency injunction against Atlanta’s mask mandate
Gov. Brian Kemp on Tuesday withdrew his request for an emergency injunction against Atlanta’s mask mandate and other measures focused on fighting the spread of… READ MORE
Spain slams UK, Germany for advising tourists to stay away
MADRID/LONDON/BERLIN (Reuters) – Spain reacted angrily on Tuesday to recommendations from Britain and Germany that their citizens avoid its islands and beaches because of an… READ MORE
Trump cancels plan to throw opening pitch at Yankee Stadium next month
President Trump backtracked on his plan to throw out the first pitch at Yankee Stadium to focus on coronavirus containment.
In a tweet Sunday afternoon,… READ MORE
Congress set for bipartisan coronavirus talks as clock ticks
Lawmakers are preparing to start bipartisan negotiations over a fifth coronavirus package as the talks threaten to cut into the August recess.
House Democratic leaders… READ MORE
Trump cancels GOP convention plans in Jacksonville
President Trump said Thursday that he would cancel the GOP convention events in Jacksonville, Fla., in August, saying it wasn’t the right time due to… READ MORE
GOP, White House struggle to unite behind COVID-19 relief
Congress and the White House are gearing up for battle over the fifth round of coronavirus aid.
The administration and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell… READ MORE