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Trump adviser outlines cautious approach for reopening economy

Trump adviser outlines cautious approach for reopening economy

2 minutes ago   |   Politico

A new report co-authored by President Donald Trump's former FDA commissioner suggests the country wouldn't broadly reopen anytime soon, as the Trump administration weighs...
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Detroit auto show canceled, center to be used as hospital

6 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments this weekend related to the global economy, the...
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The recession alphabet: How analysts are using letters to project the economy's recovery from coronavirus

The recession alphabet: How analysts are using letters to project the economy's recovery from coronavirus

14 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Economists say the US economy is either entering a recession or already in one, but the way it rebounds could take several forms. Experts have turned to the alphabet to...
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MASS MoCA to lay off over 100

40 minutes ago   |   Times Union

NORTH ADAMS - Employees of Mass MoCA are the latest casualties of the impacts of the coronavirus outbreak. The contemporary art museum in the Berkshires announced on Saturday...
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Angola to cut budget as fifth year of recession looms large

48 minutes ago   |   National Post

LAGOS - Angola's finance minister said the country's economy will contract by 1.21% in 2020, marking a fifth year of recession, as the coronavirus and a slump in oil prices...
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Legislatures meet remotely, limit public as virus spreads

1 hour ago   |   Star Tribune

Members of the Arkansas House met in a college basketball arena, spaced out among 5,600 seats, as they voted on ways to cover a budget shortfall caused by the coronavirus punch...
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Iran Defends Its COVID-19 Response, Citing Economic Concerns

1 hour ago   |   Time

TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's president on Sunday lashed out at criticism of the country's lagging response to the worst coronavirus outbreak in the Middle East, saying the government...
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Opinion: Coronavirus Questions Values of American Economy Itself, as well as Trump's

2 hours ago   |   Politicus USA

When Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker tried to purchase the protective gear necessary for healthcare workers in his state, the problem wasn't necessarily that the...
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Governments, central banks must boost efforts to help economies cope with crisis: BIS chief

2 hours ago   |   Reuters

Governments and central banks need to step up efforts urgently to support their economies in the face of the coronavirus crisis, the head of the Bank for International...
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There will be another pandemic after the coronavirus-and it's time to start preparing now

2 hours ago   |   Fortune

As the world mobilizes to contain the coronavirus and its fallout, we can't lose sight of the bigger, equally alarming picture: The next pandemic is only a matter of time. The...
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The US coronavirus death toll has surpassed 2,000, doubling in just 2 days

The US coronavirus death toll has surpassed 2,000, doubling in just 2 days

The United States' death toll for the novel coronavirus has surpassed 2,000, doubling in just two days. As of Saturday evening, there were 122,666 coronavirus cases across the... Read more ...

Stranded Holland America cruise ship with 2 confirmed COVID-19 cases will be...

Stranded Holland America cruise ship with 2 confirmed COVID-19 cases will be allowed to cross the Panama Canal

The MS Zaandam, a Holland America cruise ship with two confirmed cases of COVID-19 onboard, will be permitted to transit the Panama Canal, according to a statement put out by... Read more ...

'My big fear is being carried off this ship in a box instead of walking...

'My big fear is being carried off this ship in a box instead of walking off': An elderly veteran couple trapped aboard coronavirus-stricken cruise says US should help

Four passengers aboard the MS Zaandam, a Holland America Line cruise ship stricken with coronavirus, have died ; the ship has two more confirmed COVID-19 cases. The remaining... Read more ...

The FDA has approved emergency use of a new coronavirus test that delivers...

The FDA has approved emergency use of a new coronavirus test that delivers positive results in 5 minutes and negative results in 13

Abbott Laboratories announced Friday that the FDA approved the emergency use of its new Abbott ID NOW COVID-19 test, which can deliver positive test results for the novel... Read more ...

Small business owners can get either loans or payroll relief from the $2...

Small business owners can get either loans or payroll relief from the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill, but not both. Here's how to decide which is better for you

The US government passed a $2 trillion stimulus package to stabilize the American economy during the coronavirus crisis. More than $300 billion of that is earmarked for small... Read more ...

Leaked audio reveals 4 Holland America passengers have died and 2 have...

Leaked audio reveals 4 Holland America passengers have died and 2 have tested positive for COVID-19 onboard the stranded Zaandam ship. And now the cruise line is scrambling to rescue healthy passengers

Four passengers have died onboard Holland America's MS Zaandam, according to leaked audio from a sister ship sent to rescue stranded passengers. The deaths come about as... 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 ...

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 ...

Panama Canal blocks Holland America cruise ship with 138 ill crew members...

Panama Canal blocks Holland America cruise ship with 138 ill crew members and passengers, and 2 confirmed cases of COVID-19 on board

The MS Zaandam, a Holland America cruise ship dealing with an outbreak of respiratory illness onboard, will be barred from entering the Panama Canal, according to a Panama... Read more ...

New photos of New York City's disaster hospital in the Javits Center reveal...

New photos of New York City's disaster hospital in the Javits Center reveal rows of make-shift hospital rooms

The Javits Center in New York City is being converted into a disaster hospital as the number of coronavirus cases in the city tops 23,000 . New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced... Read more ...