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Congress sends $2.2 trillion virus aid package to Trump

The U.S. House rushed President Donald Trump a $2.2 trillion rescue package Friday, tossing a life preserver to a U.S. economy and health care system left flailing by the coronavirus pandemic. The House approved the sweeping measure by a voice…

US now leads world in coronavirus cases

This breaking news story will be updated. The United States now leads world in number of confirmed coronavirus cases, according to a Johns Hopkins University tally. Meanwhile, the human and economic toll of the lockdowns against the coronavirus mounted Thursday…

US now leads world in coronavirus cases

The United States now leads world in number of confirmed coronavirus cases, according to a Johns Hopkins University tally. Meanwhile, the human and economic toll of the lockdowns against the coronavirus mounted Thursday as India struggled to feed the multitudes,…

Trump, Congress finally reach deal on $2 trillion virus rescue bill

WASHINGTON — The White House and Senate leaders of both parties announced agreement early Wednesday on unprecedented emergency legislation to rush sweeping aid to businesses, workers and a health care system slammed by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. The urgently needed…

Japan says Olympics will be postponed one year

This breaking story will be updated. Japanese Prime Minister Abe says the games' IOC president has agreed “100%” to proposal of postponing Olympics for about one year. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe proposed a one-year postponement for the Tokyo Olympics during…

Japanese PM and IOC chief agree to postpone 2020 Olympics

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach agreed Tuesday to postpone the Olympics by about one year. Abe put the suggestion to Bach, who agreed that the latest date the Olympics will be held…

Boeing shuts Washington State factories

Boeing will temporarily shut its assembly lines in the state of Washington for two weeks because of the coronavirus pandemic. "These actions are being taken to ensure the well-being of employees, their families and the local community, and will include…