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Early divisions as Congress weighs next help for economy

WASHINGTON (AP) – The bipartisan partnership that propelled a $2.2 trillion economic rescue package through Congress…

US appeals court: Attack on gay man enough for asylum claim

PHILADELPHIA (AP) – An asylum seeker from Ghana who said he was attacked by a mob…

Donald Trump: Stay home through April 30

President Trump, speaking in unusually somber tones, told Americans on Tuesday to brace for a “very,…

Ron DeSantis stands ground as Zaandam, Rotterdam coronavirus cruise ships approach Florida

MIAMI — Passengers from an ill-fated South American cruise are eager to disembark once they reach…

White House Economists Warned in 2019 a Pandemic Could Devastate America

WASHINGTON — White House economists published a study last September that warned a pandemic disease could…

Congressman Max Rose Deploys With National Guard for Coronavirus Relief

WASHINGTON — Representative Max Rose, a freshman Democrat from New York, announced on Tuesday that he…

Trump campaign internal polling shows 63% support for his handling of coronavirus crisis

The Trump campaign released internal polling Tuesday showing that 84% of Americans are watching his daily…

Coronavirus stimulus checks: What you need to do to get yours

The IRS and the Treasury Department say Americans will start receiving their economic impact checks in…

How Coronavirus Made Powell and Mnuchin in Charge of Saving the Economy

WASHINGTON — On March 15, as economic devastation from the coronavirus showed no signs of abating,…

How Powell and Mnuchin Became the Duo in Charge of Saving the Economy

WASHINGTON — On March 15, as economic devastation from the coronavirus showed no signs of abating,…

Tony Spell, Louisiana pastor, vows to keep violating coronavirus ban

BATON ROUGE, La. — A Louisiana pastor charged with six misdemeanors for holding church services in…

Wartime Production Law Has Been Used Routinely, but Not With Coronavirus

WASHINGTON — Chemicals used to construct military missiles. Materials needed to build drones. Body armor for…

Ivanka Trump taking up guitar, studying Greek mythology while caring for kids during pandemic

Presidential adviser Ivanka Trump said Tuesday she’s mostly working from home during the coronavirus outbreak while…

The Safety Net Got a Quick Patch. What Happens After the Coronavirus?

WASHINGTON — President Trump and congressional Republicans spent the last three years fighting to cut anti-poverty…

Judge: Man linked to white supremacist group to stay in jail

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) – A Maryland man linked by the FBI to a white supremacist…

Who Are the Voters Behind Trump’s Higher Approval Rating?

Justin Penn, a Pittsburgh voter who calls himself politically independent, favored Joseph R. Biden Jr. in…

Andrew Cuomo, New York governor, insists he has no plans to run for president now or later

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo flatly denied weighing a run for the White House after President…

Judge blocks Dallas sick leave ordinance amid virus outbreak

DALLAS (AP) – A federal judge has blocked the city of Dallas from enforcing an ordinance…

Group protests closing of shooting ranges amid coronavirus

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – A Virginia gun-rights group is protesting Gov. Ralph Northam’s order to shut…