AS VIRUS THREATENS, U.S. EMBRACES BIG GOVERNMENT, FOR NOW

It may, as House Majority Leader and Maryland Democrat Steny Hoyer said on Friday, be out of love that the United States agreed to...

WITH EYE ON ELECTION, TRUMP IN HIGH-STAKES BALANCING ACT OVER CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE

President Donald Trump offered a preview of his re-election campaign playbook last year when he visited the building site of a multi-billion-dollar...

 
 
 

U.S. HOUSE WILL HAVE PANEL OVERSEEING CORONAVIRUS AID LAW EXPENDITURES: PELOSI

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Friday the House will set up a panel to oversee expenditures under the $2.2...

GM REACHES SETTLEMENT OVER LOST VEHICLE VALUE FROM DEFECTIVE IGNITION SWITCHES

General Motors Co has reached a $120 million settlement with owners who claimed that their vehicles lost value because of defective...

 
 
 

GM REACHES $120 MILLION SETTLEMENT OVER LOST VEHICLE VALUE FROM DEFECTIVE IGNITION SWITCHES

General Motors Co has reached a $120 million settlement with drivers who claimed that their vehicles lost value because of defective...

TRUMP INVOKING DEFENSE PRODUCTION ACT TO ACQUIRE MORE VENTILATORS

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said that he is invoking the Defense Production Act to require General Motors Co to build much-needed...

 
 
 

APPLE'S FACTORIES ARE RUNNING, BUT SUPPLIERS WARY ABOUT IPHONE DEMAND

As China reopens its economy after months of lockdown, Apple Inc's iPhone factories are largely up and running. But with the coronavirus...

BIPARTISAN MAJORITY OF AMERICANS REJECT TRUMP IDEA TO REOPEN BY EASTER: REUTERS/IPSOS POLL

A bipartisan majority of Americans appear to reject an idea floated by President Donald Trump to reopen businesses by Easter, according...

 
 
 

WALL STREET TUMBLES AS U.S. VIRUS CASES CLIMB

Wall Street fell sharply Friday, ending a massive three-day surge after doubts about the fate of the U.S. economy resurfaced and the...

HISTORIC $2.2 TRILLION CORONAVIRUS BILL PASSES U.S. HOUSE, BECOMES LAW

The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved a $2.2 trillion aid package - the largest in history - to help cope with the economic...

 
 
 

FED SETS FEE STRUCTURE FOR BLACKROCK'S ROLE IN MORTGAGE BOND PURCHASES

BlackRock Inc will earn less than $8 million a year in fees for its role assisting the Federal Reserve with its purchases of commercial...

U.S. AIRLINES CHEER GOVERNMENT RELIEF BUT WARN IT IS NO 'CURE' FOR DEEP INDUSTRY CRISIS

United Airlines Holdings Inc and Delta Air Lines welcomed on Friday a $50 billion relief package they said would protect jobs through...

 
 
 

TRUMP TELLS GM: STOP 'WASTING TIME', BUILD VENTILATORS TO ADDRESS CORONAVIRUS

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday invoked emergency powers to require General Motors Co to build much-needed ventilators for coronavirus...

ECB TELLS EURO ZONE BANKS TO SKIP PAYOUTS AS VIRUS HITS ECONOMY

The European Central Bank told euro zone banks on Friday to skip dividend payments and share buybacks until October at the earliest...

 
 
 

OIL PLUNGES POSTING FIFTH STRAIGHT WEEKLY LOSS DESPITE STIMULUS EFFORTS

Oil prices plunged 5% on Friday and posted a fifth straight weekly loss as demand destruction caused by the coronavirus outweighed...

U.S. AIRLINES CHEER GOVERNMENT RELIEF, WARN WEAK DEMAND MAY STILL FORCE DOWNSIZING

United Airlines Holdings Inc and Delta Air Lines pledged to maintain staff until Sept. 30 thanks to a government relief package passed...

 
 
 

WALL STREET TUMBLES AS U.S. VIRUS CASES PASS 85,000

Wall Street stocks tumbled on Friday, ending a massive three-day surge after doubts about the fate of the U.S. economy resurfaced and...

NEW YORK FED SETS FEE STRUCTURE AND TERMS FOR AGREEMENT WITH BLACKROCK

The New York Federal Reserve released the fee structure and terms for its agreement to hire the asset management firm BlackRock to...

 
 
 

'WE'RE NOT ALONE,' THE NEWLY UNEMPLOYED SEARCH FOR HOPE

A D.C. optician and a Los Angeles performer are both out of work as part of the historic wave of Americans forced into unemployment...

GERMANY'S BOSCH SAYS IT HAS QUICK CORONAVIRUS TEST

Germany's Robert Bosch says it has a quick test system for coronavirus, but some scientists say laboratory testing remains the best...

 
 
 



Mystery diner leaves $10,000 tip at Florida restaurant

Mystery diner leaves $10,000 tip at Florida restaurant

The man's generosity meant 20 staffers at the restaurant each got an extra $500 just before they were laid off. Read more ...

Rev. Joseph Lowery, 'Dean' Of The Civil Rights Movement, Dies At 98

Rev. Joseph Lowery, 'Dean' Of The Civil Rights Movement, Dies At 98

Lowery got his start as an activist organizing bus boycotts in 1950s Alabama. He led the Southern Christian Leadership Conference for two decades and prayed at Barack Obama's... Read more ...

Coronavirus Relief Money Will Be Coming Soon

Coronavirus Relief Money Will Be Coming Soon

Your relief money from the government is now officially in the works. President Trump signed the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus measure at the White House late Friday... Read more ...

Walt Disney World, Disneyland will remain closed until further notice

Walt Disney World, Disneyland will remain closed until further notice

Disney said that hourly employees will continue to be paid through April 18. Read more ...

Covid-19 SPIKE in Netherlands as 93 new deaths and over 1,100 new cases recorded

Covid-19 SPIKE in Netherlands as 93 new deaths and over 1,100 new cases recorded

The Netherlands' surge in coronavirus cases continues, with 1,159 people confirmed as having caught the disease in 24 hours. The European country has also reported 93 new... Read more ...

4 dead on Florida-bound cruise ship with more than 100 sick passengers

4 dead on Florida-bound cruise ship with more than 100 sick passengers

Four passengers on a cruise ship bound for Florida have died, the cruise line said. Read more ...

House passes historic $2 trillion aid package hoping to curb COVID-19's...

House passes historic $2 trillion aid package hoping to curb COVID-19's economic impact

The legislation now heads to President Donald Trump's desk where he is expected to sign it. Read more ...

Civil Rights leader Joseph Lowery dead at 98

Civil Rights leader Joseph Lowery dead at 98

ATLANTA- The Rev. Joseph E. Lowery fought to end segregation, lived to see the election of the country's first black president and echoed the call for “justice to roll down... Read more ...

Do you wear contact lenses? You may want to switch to glasses to help curb...

Do you wear contact lenses? You may want to switch to glasses to help curb the spread of coronavirus

Focus on this, contact lens wearers of the world: To reduce the spread of coronavirus, experts suggest it's time to put your contact lenses on the shelf. Read more ...

Rare photos show lawmakers sitting in the House's public gallery and using...

Rare photos show lawmakers sitting in the House's public gallery and using social distancing while voting on $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill

The House passed a $2 trillion stimulus package on Friday afternoon after weeks of furious negotiation on Capitol Hill about how to address the economic fallout of the... Read more ...