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The Looming Cash Crisis Facing Small Businesses

The Looming Cash Crisis Facing Small Businesses

I wrote last week about how the economic relief package known as the CARE Act is severely lacking. One particularly...
Democratic National Convention Delayed A Month Due To COVID-19

Democratic National Convention Delayed A Month Due To COVID-19

Democratic National Convention CEO Joe Solmones announced on Thursday that the 2020 convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin would be postponed from...
GOPers Intro Bill To Punish Purveyors Of False Info About Coronavirus — From Other Countries

GOPers Intro Bill To Punish Purveyors Of False Info About Coronavirus — From Other Countries

Sens. Josh Hawley (R-MO) and Tom Cotton (R-AR) are bringing the iron first of justice down on officials who disseminated...
Pelosi Forms House Committee To Oversee Admin’s Coronavirus Response

Pelosi Forms House Committee To Oversee Admin’s Coronavirus Response

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announced Thursday the formation of a new bipartisan House select committee that will oversee the...
Where Things Stand: Kushner’s Many Hats

Where Things Stand: Kushner’s Many Hats

The President’s son-in-law has quietly taken on a crucial role in the White House’s efforts to combat the spread of...
For Americans With Bills to Pay, Help Is on the Way. Sort Of.

For Americans With Bills to Pay, Help Is on the Way. Sort Of.

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Feds: Man Tried To Crash Speeding Train Into Hospital Ship To ‘Wake People Up’

Feds: Man Tried To Crash Speeding Train Into Hospital Ship To ‘Wake People Up’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A train engineer intentionally drove a speeding locomotive off a track at the Port of Los...
In Echo Of Trump, GA House Speaker Despairs That Coronavirus Vote-By-Mail Measures Would Help Dems

In Echo Of Trump, GA House Speaker Despairs That Coronavirus Vote-By-Mail Measures Would Help Dems

Georgia House Speaker David Ralston (R) said the quiet part out loud Wednesday, bashing the secretary of state’s move to...
Fauci Explains Why We Shouldn’t ‘Give Up’ Amid Grim COVID-19 Projections

Fauci Explains Why We Shouldn’t ‘Give Up’ Amid Grim COVID-19 Projections

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and coronavirus task force member, offered some reassurance...
Snapshot of the Crisis in and Out of New York

Snapshot of the Crisis in and Out of New York

The national COVID-19 crisis is still dominated by events inside the state of New York. Until a couple days ago...
Trump Tells Schumer To ‘Stop Complaining’ About Alarming Medical Supply Shortage

Trump Tells Schumer To ‘Stop Complaining’ About Alarming Medical Supply Shortage

President Donald Trump attacked Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) on Thursday morning after the Democratic leader criticized Trump’s fumbling...
‘I Know It Will Look Surreal’: Los Angeles Mayor Urges Residents To Wear Masks

‘I Know It Will Look Surreal’: Los Angeles Mayor Urges Residents To Wear Masks

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The mayor of Los Angeles on Wednesday told everyone in the nation’s second-largest city to start...
Coronavirus Hits Poorer NYC Neighborhoods The Hardest

Coronavirus Hits Poorer NYC Neighborhoods The Hardest

NEW YORK (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic has touched every part of New York City, but new data shows it...
Tokyo Records Single-Day Surge In New Coronavirus Cases

Tokyo Records Single-Day Surge In New Coronavirus Cases

TOKYO — Tokyo has reported 97 new cases of the new coronavirus in another record single-day increase as the infection...
What We Need To Understand About Asymptomatic Carriers If We’re Going to Beat Coronavirus

What We Need To Understand About Asymptomatic Carriers If We’re Going to Beat Coronavirus

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Europe’s Hospitals Running Out Of Essential Medicine For COVID-19 Patients

Europe’s Hospitals Running Out Of Essential Medicine For COVID-19 Patients

LONDON (AP) — Nine leading European university hospitals are warning they will run out of essential medicines needed for COVID-19...
UK Prime Minister Vows To ‘Massively’ Increase Coronavirus Testing After Bungled Start

UK Prime Minister Vows To ‘Massively’ Increase Coronavirus Testing After Bungled Start

LONDON (AP) — Political opponents, scientists and even usually supportive newspapers lambasted British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Thursday over...
Weekly Unemployment Claims Skyrocket To Record 6.6 Million, Doubling Last Week’s

Weekly Unemployment Claims Skyrocket To Record 6.6 Million, Doubling Last Week’s

The Labor Department reported on Thursday that unemployment claims reached a record 6.6 million in the last week ending on...
Dr. Fauci Gets Assigned Security Detail Due To Threats After Contradicting Trump On Outbreak

Dr. Fauci Gets Assigned Security Detail Due To Threats After Contradicting Trump On Outbreak

Dr. Anthony Fauci, a prominent health expert on the White House Coronavirus Task Force whose urgent messaging on the COVID-19...
Hidden Mortality In Spain

Hidden Mortality In Spain

I’ve been working on collecting different bits of information pointing to dramatically higher COVID-19 mortality than is showing up in...