Trump signs $2.2 trillion stimulus after swift congressional votes
President Donald Trump signed an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package into law Friday, after swift and near-unanimous action by Congress this week to support businesses, rush resources to overburdened health care providers and help struggling families during the deepening coronavirus epidemic.
U.S. eyes new outbreaks as infections worldwide top 575,000New Orleans rushed to build a makeshift hospital in its convention center Friday as troubling new outbreaks bubbled in the United States, deaths surged in Italy and Spain and the world warily trudged through the pandemic that has sickened more than a half-million people.
stimulus propels stocks to best week since 2009U.S. stocks weathered a late-Friday plunge to post their best week in over 10 years, buoyed by an unprecedented stimulus package meant to blunt the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Treasuries gained and oil slipped.
EU tempers fray as virus hits lives, livelihoods, economiesTempers are fraying in the European Union over the best way to combat the economic havoc wrought by the coronavirus
Not all or nothing: Anti-virus lockdowns could lift slowlyFor the millions of Americans living under some form of lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus, not knowing when the restrictions will end is a major source of anxiety
What you need to know today about the virus outbreakAmerica's coronavirus infections have surged to the most in the world. Italy shut down its industry. Masses of unemployed Indian laborers got food handouts and South Africa began a three-week lockdown. Chicago and Detroit saw concerning increases in infections.
A defiant Maduro threatens 'cowboy' Trump after drug chargeVenezuelan President Nicolás Maduro is warning Washington that he is ready to fight by whatever means necessary now that the U.S. has indicted the socialist leader and offered $15 million for his arrest
Iran's army sets up hospital in capital as virus toll climbsIran has confirmed another 144 deaths from the coronavirus and says thousands more are in critical condition as the military completed work on a 2,000-bed field hospital in an exhibition center in the capital
How COVID-19 can affect association board meetingsThe viris that causes COVID-19 has been declared a national emergency by the president of the United States, while the governor of Illinois has declared a state of emergency. This all gives association boards ample justification to postpone an upcoming annual meeting of the owners for the duration of this pandemic, or until the CDC guidance on gatherings of groups is lifted.
Trump signs $2.2T stimulus after swift congressional votesA financial rescue bill signed by President Donald Trump worth an unprecedented $2.2 trillion will support businesses, rush resources to overburdened health care providers and help struggling families during the deepening coronavirus epidemic
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