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Coronavirus Relief Package Offers Up More Than $30 Billion For Education

13 days ago   |   By NPR

Amid widespread public school and higher education closures, the Senate bill sets money aside for remote learning and gives Education Secretary Betsy DeVos new power. (Image credit: Alex Edelman/AFP via Getty Images)
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Coronavirus Relief Package Offers Up More Than $30 Billion For Education

Coronavirus Relief Package Offers Up More Than $30 Billion For Education

13 days ago   |   By NPR

Amid widespread public school and higher education closures, the Senate bill sets money aside for remote learning and gives Education Secretary Betsy DeVos new power. (Image credit: Alex Edelman/AFP via Getty Images)
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Unemployment claims reach 16 million in three weeks as coronavirus ravages...

Unemployment claims reach 16 million in three weeks as coronavirus ravages economy

Unemployment claims remained high last week at 6.6 million, the Labor Department reported, as massive job losses continued to pile up from the coronavirus pandemic. The claims... Read more ...

Body Of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend's Grandson Found: Police

Body Of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend's Grandson Found: Police

Gideon McKean was found less than a week after the 8-year-old and his mother, Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean, went missing while out on a canoe. Read more ...

Key Player in Clinton Scandal Is Dead at 70

Key Player in Clinton Scandal Is Dead at 70

Linda Tripp, whose secretly recorded conversations with White House intern Monica Lewinsky led to the 1998 impeachment of President Bill Clinton, died Wednesday at age 70. Her... Read more ...

GOP Senator To Sell Off All Individual Stocks After Coronavirus Trade Backlash

GOP Senator To Sell Off All Individual Stocks After Coronavirus Trade Backlash

Sen. Kelly Loeffler faced severe scrutiny after reports revealed that she sold up to $3.1 million in stock as the coronavirus pandemic intensified. Read more ...

Fed eases Wells Fargo growth cap to boost emergency loans

Fed eases Wells Fargo growth cap to boost emergency loans

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday eased the punitive growth restrictions it placed on Wells Fargo after a raft of consumer abuse scandals, allowing the giant bank to offer... Read more ...

Bernie Sanders suspends his presidential campaign

Bernie Sanders suspends his presidential campaign

Bernie Sanders is suspending his 2020 presidential campaign, ceding the Democratic nomination to Joe Biden after a string of losses last month crippled his campaign. He... Read more ...

Trump: GOP should fight mail-in voting because it 'doesn't work out well for...

Trump: GOP should fight mail-in voting because it 'doesn't work out well for Republicans'

President Donald Trump on Wednesday directed Republicans to "fight very hard" against efforts to expand mail-in voting amid the coronavirus pandemic, suggesting that such a... Read more ...

2020 Presidential Candidates: Which Democrats Are Running

2020 Presidential Candidates: Which Democrats Are Running

The Democratic presidential field started out as the most diverse ever, and the largest in at least 40 years. It's since winnowed down. (Image credit: Photo Illustration: Getty... Read more ...

Poll: Obama would be better amid coronavirus, but Trump bests Biden

Poll: Obama would be better amid coronavirus, but Trump bests Biden

Voters believe former President Barack Obama would be a better leader than President Donald Trump amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to a POLITICO/Morning Consult poll... Read more ...

Fact Check: Is Mail Ballot Fraud As Rampant As President Trump Says It Is?

Fact Check: Is Mail Ballot Fraud As Rampant As President Trump Says It Is?

Pressure is increasing to make mail voting more available nationwide in response to the coronavirus pandemic, but President Trump on Tuesday called it "very dangerous." (Image... Read more ...