Trump uses wartime act but GM says it's already moving fast
GM expects to start making ventilators in mid-April, ramping up to a rate of 10,000 per month at as quickly as it can.
New York governor pleads for help as virus death toll risesNew York's governor put out an urgent plea for medical volunteers and a Navy hospital ship pulled into port Monday as coronavirus deaths in the city mounted and hospitals buckled in what authorities say could be a preview of what other communities across the U.S. could soon face.
Trump defends extending virus guidelines as spread continuesSiding with public health experts' dire projections, President Donald Trump on Monday defended his decision to extend restrictive social distancing guidelines through the end of April, while bracing the nation for a coronavirus death toll that could exceed 100,000 people.
Macy's to furlough majority of its 130,000 workersMacy's says it will stop paying tens of thousands of employees who were thrown out of work when the chain closed its stores in response to collapsing sales during the pandemic.
Time to 'revenge shop': Virus hot spot in China reopensThe city at the center of China's virus outbreak was reopening for business Monday after authorities lifted more of the controls that locked downs tens of millions of people for two months. "I want to revenge shop," one excited customer declared as she traversed one of Wuhan's major shopping streets,
Instacart workers seek strike as jobs get busier, riskierA possible strike by Instacart workers highlights the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the grocery delivery business, where workers are worried about their safety as they try to meet a surge in demand for online groceries.
U.S. set to report millions more unemployment claims this weekThe number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits is forecast to set a record for the second straight week following 3.28 million in last week's data, with the darkest prediction expecting the figure to almost double.
Grandparenting goes digital as virus keeps older adults homeFor grandparents all over the world, being protected from the pandemic has meant a piercing distance from their loved ones. While children don't seem to be getting seriously ill as often, they can be infected and spread the virus. It's been a jolting change for many.
Tokyo Olympics rescheduled for July 23-Aug. 8 in 2021The Tokyo Olympics will open next year in the same time slot scheduled for this year's games.
Rent strike idea gaining steam during coronavirus crisisNew York, Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and St. Louis are among many cities that have temporarily banned evictions, but advocates for the strike are demanding that rent payments be waived, not delayed, for those in need during the crisis.
Hay fever or virus? For allergy sufferers, a season of worryFor millions of seasonal allergy sufferers, the annual onset of watery eyes and scratchy throats is bumping up against the global spread of a new virus
Coronavirus hits rich and poor unequally in Latin AmericaThe coronavirus is taking root in the world's most unequal region after many of Latin America's first cases arrived with members of the elite returning from vacations or work trips to Europe and the United States
'Staggering': New York virus death toll rises above 1,200A Navy hospital ship with 1,000 beds arrived Monday in New York City as the number of deaths in the state from the outbreak climbed quickly. Mayor Bill de Blasio said President Donald Trump's suggestion that thousands of medical masks are disappearing from New York City hospitals is "insulting" to front-line medical workers.
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