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This March 23, 2020 photo provided by Margarita Silva shows her outside the La Palma Detention Center in Eloy, Ariz., wearing her husband’s land surveyor goggles, a mask she borrowed from a friend and medical gloves she got from a hardware store. Attorneys and judges in U.S. immigration courts are trying to protect themselves from the coronavirus with borrowed masks and hand sanitizer. The Trump administration has delayed hearings for immigrants who aren't in detention but is moving forward for those who are. (Margarita Silva via AP)

Lawyers, Judges Push To Close Immigration Courts Amid Virus

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By JULIE WATSON and AMY TAXIN Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) — Immigration attorneys have sported swim goggles...
A television screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange headlines market activity, Tuesday, March 10, 2020. Stocks are closing sharply higher on Wall Street Tuesday, adding 4.9% to major indexes, as hopes build for a greater response from the Trump administration to the economic threat from the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Stocks Surge Again After Relief Bill Passed; Indexes Up 6%

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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks marched higher for a third straight day Friday as a massive coronavirus relief bill moved closer to...
In this Sept. 27, 2018, file photo robots weld the bed of a 2018 Ford F-150 truck on the assembly line at the Ford Rouge assembly plant in Dearborn, Mich. Ford says it wants to reopen five North American assembly plants in April 2020 that were closed due to the threat of coronavirus. The three Detroit automakers suspended production at North American factories March 19 ago under pressure from the United Auto Workers union, which had concerns about members working closely at work stations and possibly spreading the virus. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

Ford, Fiat Chrysler, Honda, Toyota Seek To Restart Factories

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By TOM KRISHER AP Auto Writer DETROIT (AP) — Ford, Fiat Chrysler, Honda and Toyota took steps Thursday...
This Jan. 6, 2019 file photo shows Golden Globes signage on the red carpet at the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. The Golden Globes will accept movies submissions without a theatrical release for the first time due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced Thursday. The press association said the eligibility change was temporary and would last from March 15 to April 30, “with this period subject to later review and extension.” (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Golden Globes Amend Eligibility Rules Due To Virus

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By JAKE COYLE AP Film Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The Golden Globes will accept movies submissions without...
In this June 19, 2019, file photo cargo ships are docked at the Port of Los Angeles in Los Angeles. The economy grew by a moderate 2.1% in the fourth quarter of last year, but many economists believe that will be the last positive growth seen for awhile as the country endures a sharp contraction due to the impact of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

US Economy Grew At 2.1% Rate In Fourth Quarter Of 2019

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The economy grew by a moderate 2.1% in the fourth quarter of last year, but many economists believe that...
This combination of photos shows, from left, Nicole Kidman in a scene from "Dirty Little Lies," the cast of "The Sopranos," and Evan Rachel Wood and James Marsden in a scene from "Westworld." In a world turned upside down by disease, TV viewership is growing. It's a rare bit of good news for an industry that has steadily shrunk, and its executives hope to seize an opportunity by anticipating what a stressed audience wants to see. HBO's streaming service just had its best week since last summer, as viewers have sought favorites like “Big Little Lies” and “Westworld,” and oldies like “Sex and the City” and “The Sopranos." (HBO via AP)

TV Viewership Climbing With People Stuck At Home By Virus

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By DAVID BAUDER and LYNN ELBER AP Television Writers NEW YORK (AP) — A fixture on television, actress...
In this March 17, 2020 file photo, people wait in line for help with unemployment benefits at the One-Stop Career Center in Las Vegas. A record-high number of people applied for unemployment benefits last week as layoffs engulfed the United States in the face of a near-total economic shutdown caused by the coronavirus. The surge in weekly applications for benefits far exceeded the previous record set in 1982. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

3.3 million Seek US Jobless Aid, Nearly 5 Times Earlier High

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By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 3.3 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last...
This photo provided by the New York Stock Exchange shows the unoccupied NYSE trading floor, closed temporarily for the first time in 228 years as a result of coronavirus concerns, Tuesday March 24, 2020. Global stocks and U.S. futures declined Thursday after the U.S. Senate approved a proposed $2.2 trillion virus aid package following a delay over its details and sent the measure to the House of Representatives. (Kearney Ferguson/NYSE via AP, File)

Stocks Rise On Wall Street, Heading For Three-Day Rally

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By STAN CHOE AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rose on Wall Street Thursday, putting the...
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. gives a thumbs up as he arrives on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, March 25, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Pelosi Forecasts House OK Of Senate’s $2.2T Virus Aid Plan

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By ANDREW TAYLOR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the massive $2.2 trillion coronavirus...
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. leaves the Senate chamber on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, March 25, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

$2 Trillion Virus Rescue Bill Hits Late Snags In Senate

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By ANDREW TAYLOR and LISA MASCARO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate leaders raced to unravel last-minute snags...
In this image provided by Jonathan Corpina, Jonathan Corpina, Senior Managing Partner at Meridian Equity Partners Inc., who normally works on the New York Stock Exchange trading floor, works in his home office in Armonk, NY., Wednesday, March 25, 2020. Stocks are wobbling in tentative trading Wednesday as a historic, worldwide rally downshifts dramatically after just a day. (Danielle Corpina/Courtesy Jonathan Corpina via AP)

Stocks Have First Back-To-Back Gains Since Sell-Off Began

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By STAN CHOE, DAMIAN J. TROISE and ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writers NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks scored...
A woman walks in Canary Wharf, during rush hour, in London, Wednesday March 25, 2020. For most people, the coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough that clear up in two to three weeks. (Victoria Jones/PA via AP)

First Signs Of Disruption Appear In Housing; Markets “Calm”

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By The Associated Press The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with...
In this March 24, 2020, photo provided by Laiza Morgan, her husband Rene Morgan sits at his home in Davie, Fla. He had been working for only a couple of weeks at a biotechnology startup when he was let go earlier this month after the company’s supply chain from China was disrupted by the coronavirus crisis. (Laiza Morgan via AP)

Coronavirus Closures Pushing New US Jobless Claims Sky High

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Barely a week ago, David McGraw was cooking daily for hundreds of fine diners at one of New...

Primary Purgatory With No 12th Democratic Debate On Horizon

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By BILL BARROW Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — There is no 12th Democratic presidential debate on the horizon...
In this Jan. 27, 2020 file photo a clothes washer, left, and dryer, center, are on display at a Home Depot store location, in Boston. Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods rose by a solid amount in February 2020, but the gain came before the coronavirus had shut down much of the country. The Commerce Department said Wednesday, March 25, durable goods orders rose 1.2% last month, rebounding from January when orders had shown a tiny 0.1% gain.(AP Photo/Steven Senne)

US Big-Ticket Factory Orders Up 1.2% In February

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods rose by a solid amount in February, but the gain came...
President Donald Trump talks with host Bill Hemmer during a Fox News virtual town hall with members of the coronavirus task force, in the Rose Garden at the White House, Tuesday, March 24, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump Hoping To See US Economy Reopened By Easter Amid Virus

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By ZEKE MILLER and DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he is hoping...
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, left, accompanied by White House Legislative Affairs Director Eric Ueland and acting White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, walks to the offices of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

White House, Congress Agree On $2 Trillion Virus Rescue Bill

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By ANDREW TAYLOR, LISA MASCARO and JONATHAN LEMIRE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House and Senate...
In this Oct. 2, 2019 file photo, Joyce Dalbey, left, with the U.S. Census Bureau, talks to attendees at the Yuma Community Job & Education Fair inside the Yuma Civic Center about possible job opportunities with the federal agency, in Yuma, Ariz. The U.S. Census Bureau said it has reached its goal of recruiting more than 2.6 million applicants for the once-a-decade head count that launched for most of America this week — but it has been a bumpy road getting there. (Randy Hoeft/The Yuma Sun via AP)

Study: Los Angeles County Could Lose Millions If Latinos Undercounted In Census

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles County could lose up to $586 million in federal funding if Latinos are undercounted in the...
Railway trains stand in front of a train station in Vienna, Austria, Tuesday, March 24, 2020. The austrian railway restricts train traffic. For most people the coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

Business Fallout: US Manufacturing Pivot; Drinking At Home

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The rapid spread of the coronavirus since it was first reported in China has dealt an unprecedented shock to the global economy....
A television screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange headlines market activity, Tuesday, March 10, 2020. Stocks are closing sharply higher on Wall Street Tuesday, adding 4.9% to major indexes, as hopes build for a greater response from the Trump administration to the economic threat from the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Dow Surges 2,100 Points As Congress Nears Deal On Virus Aid, Best Day Since...

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By STAN CHOE and DAMIAN J. TROISE AP Business Writers NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks surged on...
This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV). This virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China. (CDC via AP)

United States Attorney Shares Tips For Avoiding COVID-19 Scams

Monday, March 23, 2020 SACRAMENTO, Calif.—Today, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott warned of several new fraud schemes seeking to exploit the evolving COVID-19 (Coronavirus) public health emergency often targeting vulnerable populations. Scammers have already devised numerous methods for defrauding people in connection with COVID-19. They are setting up websites, contacting people by phone and email, [...]
In this Feb. 27, 2020, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler testifies during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Trump administration is steadily pushing major public health and environmental rollbacks toward enactment, rejecting appeals that it slow its deregulatory drive while Americans grapple with the pandemic. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Trump Agencies Steadily Push Rollbacks As Pandemic Rages

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By ELLEN KNICKMEYER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is rejecting appeals to slow its deregulatory...
Model homes and for sale signs line the streets as construction continues at a housing plan in Zelienople, Pa., Wednesday, March 18, 2020. U.S. new home sales fell 4.4% in February with bigger declines expected in coming months as the coronavirus puts a major crimp on home sales. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

New Home Sales Drop 4.4% In February

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By MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. new home sales fell 4.4% in February with...
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LOS ANGELES (CNS) - After panicked people rushed out to stock up on toilet paper because of the COVID-19 pandemic and stay-at-home...
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, center, speaks with members of the media as he departs a meeting with Senate Republicans on an economic lifeline for Americans affected by the coronavirus outbreak. on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, March 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Congress Closing In On Nearly $2 Trillion Virus Aid Package

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By LISA MASCARO, ANDREW TAYLOR and JONATHAN LEMIRE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Top congressional and White House...
A television screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange headlines market activity, Tuesday, March 10, 2020. Stocks are closing sharply higher on Wall Street Tuesday, adding 4.9% to major indexes, as hopes build for a greater response from the Trump administration to the economic threat from the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Stocks Surge 7% On Building Hopes For US Virus Stimulus

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By STAN CHOE and DAMIAN J. TROISE AP Business Writers NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks on Wall Street...
In this selfie provided by Beth Berglin, she shows a screen where she joins a Burn Boot Camp live stream workout from her home Thursday, March 19, 2020, in Coral Gables, Fla. People around the country who are self-isolating or maintaining social distance during the coronavirus outbreak have to think outside the gym when it comes to their fitness routines. Many are turning to online classes or getting outside to exercise. (Beth Berglin via AP)

Fitness Enthusiasts Think Outside The Gym During Coronavirus

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By KELLI KENNEDY Associated Press FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Steve LaTart in Minnesota is thinking of installing...
Former Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg leaves after speaking to supporters as he announces the suspension of his campaign and his endorsement of former Vice President Joe Biden for president in New York Wednesday , March 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)

Ex-Campaign Staffer Sues Bloomberg Over Layoffs, Cites Fraud

By ALEXANDRA JAFFE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A former staffer for Mike Bloomberg's presidential campaign filed a...
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif. speaks outside her office on Capitol Hill, Monday, March 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)

Another Attempt To Move Ahead On Virus Aid Package Snags, Democrats Block Another Vote...

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By ANDREW TAYLOR, JONATHAN LEMIRE and LISA MASCARO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump expressed qualms...
Vueling Airlines planes sit parked in a line at the Seville, Spain airport on Saturday, March 21, 2020, idled due to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Miguel Morenatti)

Monday: Big Layoffs, Bigger Hirings, Massive Markets Swings

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The Associated Press The rapid spread of the coronavirus since it was first reported in China has dealt...
Operators sanitize each other after service on an ambulance for the transport of COVID-19 patients in Settimo Torinese, Northern Italy, Monday, March 23, 2020. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness, especially in older adults and people with existing health problems. (Fabio Ferrari/LaPresse via AP)

The Latest: 24 TSA Screening Officers Positive For Virus

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By The Associated Press The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 350,000 people and killed over...
The Capitol is seen as lawmakers negotiate on the emergency coronavirus response legislation, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, March 18, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

At A glance: Nearly $2 Trillion Coronavirus Rescue Package

By The Associated Press A snapshot of the emerging rescue package in Congress to provide healthcare and economic aid amid...

Presidents In Health Crises: Trump More Hands-On Than Many

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By DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Woodrow Wilson was more focused on the end of World...
In this Friday, March 20, 2020 file photo, a police officer waves traffic past the entrance to a drive-through COVID-19 coronavirus testing center after it reached capacity in Paramus, N.J., in Bergen County which has been the state's hardest-hit area. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Chaos, Inconsistency Mark Launch Of Drive-Thru Virus Testing

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By MICHELLE R. SMITH Associated Press PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Drive-thru sites have been opening around the United...
In this Aug. 2, 2019, file photo, migrants return to Mexico as other migrants line up on their way to request asylum in the U.S., at the foot of the Puerta Mexico bridge in Matamoros, Mexico, that crosses into Brownsville, Texas. One by one, asylum-seekers from El Salvador and Honduras who are waiting in Mexico for court hearings in the United States appeared before an immigration judge to explain why, after months of effort, they couldn't find an attorney. Only 5.3% of asylum-seekers subject to the Migrant Protection Protocols, as the "Remain in Mexico" policy is officially known, had lawyers through the end of January, compared with 85% for asylum-seekers nationwide, according to Syracuse University's Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse. (AP Photo/Emilio Espejel, File)

DHS: Pandemic Measures Cut Illegal Border Crossings By Half

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By COLLEEN LONG and MARIA VERZA Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A Trump administration official said Sunday that...
President Donald Trump speaks as Vice President Mike Pence, left, and FEMA Administrator Peter Gaynor look on, during a coronavirus task force briefing at the White House, Sunday, March 22, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Congressional Rescue Talks Churn As Viral Crisis Expands

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Top-level negotiations between Congress and the White House churned late into the night over a now nearly $2 trillion...
In this Tuesday, March 3, 2020 file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell pauses during a news conference to discuss an announcement from the Federal Open Market Committee, in Washington. In a series of sweeping steps, the U.S. Federal Reserve will lend to small and large businesses and local governments as well as extend its bond buying programs. The announcement Monday, March 23 is part of the Fed's ongoing efforts to support the flow of credit through an economy ravaged by the viral outbreak. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Fed To Buy As Much Government Debt As Needed To Aid Economy

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By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — In its boldest effort to protect the U.S. economy...
Former Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg speaks to supporters as he announces the suspension of his campaign and his endorsement of former Vice President Joe Biden for president in New York Wednesday , March 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)

Bloomberg To Give $18M To DNC; State Parties To Get Offices

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By ALEXANDRA JAFFE and BILL BARROW Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Mike Bloomberg is transferring $18 million...
In this Jan. 24, 2019 file photo, the Supreme Court is seen at sunset in Washington. The Supreme Court is ruling 5-4 to close the courthouse door on the parents of a Mexican teenager who was shot dead over the border by an American agent. The court's five conservative justices ruled Tuesday that the parents could not sue Border Patrol Agent Jesus Mesa Jr., who killed their unarmed 15-year-old son in 2010. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Federal Courthouses Closed through May 1

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - All federal courthouses for the Central District of California will be closed to the public through May 1...
In this Sunday, March 15, 2020 file photo, former Vice President Joe Biden, participates in a Democratic presidential primary debate at CNN Studios in Washington. Joe Biden swept to victory in Florida, Illinois and Arizona on Tuesday, increasingly pulling away with a Democratic presidential primary upended by the coronavirus and building pressure on Bernie Sanders to abandon his campaign. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

Congressional Hispanic Caucus’ Campaign Arm Endorses Biden

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By ALEXANDRA JAFFE and BILL BARROW Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden has received the presidential endorsement...
In this Feb. 12, 1984 photo made available by NASA, astronaut Bruce McCandless uses a nitrogen jet-propelled backpack, a Manned Manuevering Unit, outside the space shuttle Challenger. Astronaut wannabe Rachel Zimmerman-Brachman, a public engagement specialist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, says that isolation is a lot like astronaut training. On Thursday, March 19, 2020, she wrote on Facebook, “Attitude is everything: I'm on an adventure in a confined space with a small crew for a long duration mission, with occasional space walks and resupply missions.  Sounds like astronaut training to me.” (NASA via AP)

Going Stir Crazy? Then Train Like An Astronaut, Mimic Space

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By MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace Writer CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Isolated at home? Then train like an...
This Dec. 5, 2019, photo shows the Detroit skyline. Detroit Charter Commission Vice Chair Nicole Small said the city, with one of the nation’s largest African American-majorities, has been hit particularly hard by foreclosures since the height of the mortgage crisis in 2008. Small said homeowners need relief beyond what’s being offered in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

As Virus Grips Nation, Advocates Move To Halt Evictions

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By AARON MORRISON and KAT STAFFORD Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — On the day after the coronavirus...
In this image from video provided by BernieSanders.com, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks from Washington, Tuesday, March 17, 2020. The coronavirus has disrupted American life, and the 2020 presidential campaign is no exception. Amid calls for social distancing to stop the pandemic’s spread, Democrats Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders, as well as Republican President Donald Trump, have had little choice but to call off large-scale public events in favor of politicking online and over the airwaves. (BernieSanders.com via AP)

2020 Campaigns Go Digital Amid Fears Of Coronavirus Spread

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By BRIAN SLODYSKO, ALEXANDRA JAFFE and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — No more rallies. No more...
President Donald Trump speaks during press briefing with the coronavirus task force, at the White House, Thursday, March 19, 2020, in Washington. From left, Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Stephen Hahn, Vice President Mike Pence, Trump, and Surgeon General Jerome Adams. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump Moves On Invoking Powers To Spur Virus Supplies

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By JILL COLVIN and DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has invoked the Defense...
A border patrol agent walks along a border wall separating Tijuana, Mexico, from San Diego, Wednesday, March 18, 2020, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

US And Mexico To Curb Border Travel To Control Coronavirus

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — Mexico and the U.S. announced plans Friday to sharply limit travel over their busy shared border as part...
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, center, speaks with members of the media as he departs a meeting with Senate Republicans on an economic lifeline for Americans affected by the coronavirus outbreak. on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, March 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Income Tax Filing Deadline Moved To July 15 From April 15

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By JILL COLVIN and DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The income tax filing date has been...
People stand in marked places to keep a social distance at a fast food restaurant in London, Friday, March 20, 2020. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

Business Fallout: More Flights Halted, Walmart Hiring 150K

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Less than three months ago came the first reports of cases of pneumonia related to a virus first detected in Wuhan, China....
In this Feb. 5, 2018, file photo, the seal of the Board of Governors of the U.S, Federal Reserve System lies embedded in the floor at the Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board Building in Washington. The Federal Reserve announced late Wednesday, March 18, 2020, that it will establish an emergency lending facility to help unclog a short-term credit market that has been disrupted by the coronavirus outbreak. The Fed said it will lend money to banks that purchase financial assets from money market mutual funds, including short-term IOUs known as commercial paper. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Fed To Help Banks Purchase Muni Bonds To Keep Credit Flowing

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By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve said it would seek to hold...
This Jan. 31, 2020, file photo shows a Wall Street sign in front of the New York Stock Exchange. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

US Stocks Rise For 2nd Straight Day At End Of A Brutal Week

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By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer U.S. stocks recovered from an early stumble and were headed higher in...
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., walks to the Senate floor on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

McConnell Plan: $1,200 payments; $1T Rescue Takes Shape

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By ANDREW TAYLOR and LISA MASCARO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is proposing...
This combination of March 11, 2020 photos made by investigators with the Michigan Attorney General's Office shows a $4.47 shelf price sticker for a gallon of Clorox bleach and $8.99 on a price scanner for the same item at a Menards store in Jackson, Mich. (Michigan Attorney General's Office via AP)

$10 Toilet Paper? Coronavirus Gouging Complaints Surge In US

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By REESE DUNKLIN and JUSTIN PRITCHARD Associated Press One store advertised hand sanitizer at $60 a bottle. Another...
Traders work at the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, March 13, 2020. Stocks are opening sharply higher on Wall Street a day after the worst drop since 1987.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Cautious Optimism On Wall Street, Markets Rise With Aid Hope

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By STAN CHOE and DAMIAN J. TROISE and ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writers NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks...
A car passes through the entrance to Mount Rainier National Park, Wednesday, March 18, 2020, in Washington state. Most national parks are remaining open during the outbreak of the new coronavirus, but many are closing visitor centers, shuttles, lodges and restaurants in hopes of containing its spread. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

National Parks Are Free, But Some Oppose That Amid The Virus

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By BRADY McCOMBS and JAMES ANDERSON Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Most national parks are open...
A pedestrian wearing a surgical mask and gloves walks past the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, March 19, 2020, in New York. Stocks are swinging between gains and losses in early trading on Wall Street Thursday, but the moves are more subdued than the wild jabs that have dominated recent weeks. At least for now. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen)

Wall Street Gains Momentum After Another Rocky Start

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NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are gaining momentum in afternoon trading on Wall Street Thursday in a market marked by less volatility...
Unionized hospitality workers wait in line in a basement garage to apply for unemployment benefits at the Hospitality Training Academy Friday, March 13, 2020, in Los Angeles. Fearing a widespread health crisis, Californians moved broadly Friday to get in front of the spread of the coronavirus, shuttering schools that educate hundreds of thousands of students, urging the faithful to watch religious services online and postponing or scratching just about any event that could attract a big crowd. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Coronavirus Layoffs Spark Surge In State Jobless Claims

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — In Ohio, more than 48,000 people applied for jobless benefits during the first two days of this...
Tulsi Gabbard - Photographer: Gage Skidmore

Gabbard Ends Long-Shot 2020 Bid, Throws Support To Biden

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By MEG KINNARD Associated Press COLUMBA, S.C. (AP) — Hawaii congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard has suspended her presidential campaign,...
This June 13, 2019, file photo shows a new home is for sale in Mechanicsville, Va. On Thursday, March 12, 2020, U.S. long-term mortgage rates were mixed this week after hitting all-time lows last week amid anxiety over risks to the economy from the deepening coronavirus crisis. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

US Mortgage Rates Climb This Week; 30-Year Loan At 3.65%

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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. long-term mortgage rates climbed this week in a whip-sawing market amid deepening anxiety over devastation to the economy...
The twin spans of the Blue Water Bridge loom over the St. Clair River in Port Huron, Mich., looking to Sarnia, Ontario, Canada, Wednesday, March 18, 2020. The Canada-U.S. border will be closed to non-essential traffic in both directions "by mutual consent," the leaders of both countries confirmed Wednesday as efforts across the continent to contain COVID-19. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Trump Invokes Emergency Authority, No New Cases In Wuhan

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By TIM SULLIVAN and ANITA SNOW Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — President Donald Trump invoked emergency authority to...
In this March 17, 2020 file photo, a marquee outside the Lake Theater & Café in downtown Lake Oswego, Ore., reminds people to practice social distancing and stay home if sick. There's a new type of social policing out there that's developed almost as quickly as the viral disease that spurred its arrival. It's called "quarantine shaming," calling out those who are leaving the house for daily activities or who aren't abiding by social distancing rules. And it's part of a new reality for Americans who must navigate a world of rapidly evolving social norms in the age of COVID-19. (AP Photo/Gillian Flaccus, File)

‘Quarantine Shaming’: US Navigates Radical New Social Norms

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The chairman of Arizona's Asian Chamber of Commerce didn't see much downside to attending a small dinner at a local restaurant to...
A surgical mask is placed on The "Fearless Girl" statue outside the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, March 19, 2020, in New York. Stocks are swinging between gains and losses in early trading on Wall Street Thursday, but the moves are more subdued than the wild jabs that have dominated recent weeks. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen)

Wall Street swings up and down as volatility retains grip

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By STAN CHOE and DAMIAN J. TROISE AP Business Writers NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are swinging between...
An employee at White Street Brewing Company in Wake Forest, N.C., fills a "crowler" can of beer on Tuesday, March 17, 2020. With bars ordered close due to coronavirus, brewers are making sure their customers can enjoy some fresh suds. (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed)

Fighting Fear With Beer: Virus Spurs Curbside Beer Sales

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By ALLEN G. BREED AP National Writer WAKE FOREST, N.C. (AP) — Sometimes you wanna go where everybody...
In this Oct. 2, 2019 file photo, Joyce Dalbey, left, with the U.S. Census Bureau, talks to attendees at the Yuma Community Job & Education Fair inside the Yuma Civic Center about possible job opportunities with the federal agency, in Yuma, Ariz. The U.S. Census Bureau said it has reached its goal of recruiting more than 2.6 million applicants for the once-a-decade head count that launched for most of America this week — but it has been a bumpy road getting there. (Randy Hoeft/The Yuma Sun via AP)

People Urged To Complete 2020 Census Online

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - With field operations for the 2020 Census suspended nationwide until at least April 1 due to the coronavirus...
A traveller uses hand sanitizer from a dispenser at Sky Harbor Airport in Phoenix, Tuesday, March 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Getting Coronavirus Updates In Spanish Is Mixed Bag In US

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By ASTRID GALVAN and REGINA GARCIA CANO The Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — As government officials across the...
This July 24, 2018, file photo shows a portion of the 1040 U.S. Individual Income Tax Return form. The Trump administration is working on plans to delay the April 15 federal tax deadline for most individual taxpayers as well as small businesses. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Congress on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, that the administration is "looking at providing relief to certain taxpayers and small businesses who will be able to get extensions on their taxes." (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

Q&A: What Does 90-day Tax Payment Delay Mean For Filers?

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By SARAH SKIDMORE SELL and MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Business Writers The Trump administration has announced that most individuals...
In this Saturday, March 14, 2020 file photo, an Apple logo adorns the facade of the downtown Brooklyn Apple store in New York. Apple’s new iPad brings PC-like trackpad capabilities for the first time, as the company seeks to make its tablet even more like a laptop computer. Apple says the trackpad will offer more precision than fingers in selecting text and switching between apps. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

Apple Brings PC-Like Trackpad To IPad Tablets

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NEW YORK (AP) — Apple’s new iPad brings PC-like trackpad capabilities for the first time, as the company seeks to make its...
In this Tuesday, March 17, 2020, photo Patrick Minor loads food onto a delivery truck at the Des Moines Area Religious Council food pantry in Des Moines, Iowa. With the new coronavirus leaving many people at least temporarily out of work, food banks and pantries across the U.S. are scrambling to meet an expected surge in demand, even as older volunteers have been told to stay home and calls for social distancing have complicated efforts to package and distribute food. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Food Banks Face Virus Dilemma: More Demand, Fewer Volunteers

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By SCOTT McFETRIDGE Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — With the new coronavirus leaving many people at...
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., walks back to his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Treasury Proposal: Deliver $500B To Americans Starting April

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department said Wednesday it wants to start issuing direct payments to Americans by early next month as...
Vehicles enter the United States as a minivan drives to Canada in the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel in Detroit, Monday, March 16, 2020. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he is closing his country's borders to anyone not a citizen, an American or a permanent resident amid the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Trump: US, Canada Mutually Agree To Close Border To Nonessential Travel

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By ROB GILLIES and ELLIOT SPAGAT Associated Press TORONTO (AP) — The U.S. and Canada have agreed to...
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., wipes his nose during the Democratic presidential primary debate at CNN Studios, Sunday, March 15, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Sanders Reassessing His Campaign After 3 More Big Biden Wins

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By WILL WEISSERT and BRIAN SLODYSKO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders was trying to determine his...
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., pauses as she makes a statement ahead of a planned late-night vote on the coronavirus aid package deal at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, March 13, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Amid Virus, Congress’ Leaders Resist Call For Remote Voting; Concerned About Hacking And Electronic...

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By ALAN FRAM and MATTHEW DALY Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders are resisting calls to let...
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California Man Gets Prison For Working As Agent For China

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A former San Francisco Bay Area tour operator was sentenced to four years in prison for serving as...
A television screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange headlines market activity, Tuesday, March 10, 2020. Stocks are closing sharply higher on Wall Street Tuesday, adding 4.9% to major indexes, as hopes build for a greater response from the Trump administration to the economic threat from the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Stocks Jump After Trump Promises To ‘Go Big’ On Virus Aid

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By STAN CHOE AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are closing solidly higher after President Donald...
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Justice On Hold: Coronavirus Prompts Court Delays, Closings

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — California courts are delaying trials and even temporarily closing their doors in hopes of preventing the spread of...
Cailin Sandvig, left, and Justin Bracken, load their family car as they prepare to leave their home in the Crown Heights area of Brooklyn, in New York, with their newborn twins, Milo, center, and Aurelia, 10 months, to avoid the spread of the new coronavirus, Monday, March, 16, 2020. "We are fleeing the city," said Sandvig who works remotely for her job. "We are going to end up in Wheaton, Illinois, where we have a big, old house to be in with my mom that's otherwise empty." (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

US Job Openings Jumped In January, Before Virus Outbreak

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By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers sharply increased the number of jobs they...
John Sinoski sits in a shopping cart while waiting for an H-E-B grocery store to open Tuesday, March 17, 2020, in Spring, Texas. Sinoski, who arrived around 6:30 in the morning, was near the front of a line of more than 150 people waiting to enter the store which opened at 8:00 a.m. Grocery store executives and city officials reassured the community, on Monday, that plenty of food will be available in their stores and urged people not to stockpile groceries amid coronavirus concerns. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

US Virus Reaction? Some Go On Lockdown, Some Go To The Beach

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Nearly 7 million people in the San Francisco area were all but confined to their homes Tuesday in the nation's most sweeping...
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks during a press briefing with the coronavirus task force, at the White House, Tuesday, March 17, 2020, in Washington, as President Donald Trump looks on. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Mnuchin: Trump Wants Checks Sent To Public In Virus Response

By LISA MASCARO and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump wants the government to...
A sign is taped to the entrance of a polling location at Hilltop Elementary School, Tuesday, March 17, 2020, in Beachwood, Ohio. Ohio called off its presidential primary just hours before polls were set to open there and in three other states, an 11th-hour decision the governor said was necessary to prevent further fueling the coronavirus pandemic that has paralyzed the nation. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Ohio Postpones Democratic Primary, Florida Workers A No-Show

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By WILL WEISSERT and ALEXANDRA JAFFE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The new coronavirus hampered efforts by voters...
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, second from left, speaks with members of the media as he departs a meeting with Senate Republicans on an economic lifeline for Americans affected by the coronavirus outbreak. on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, March 16, 2020. Standing with Mnuchin is White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow, right. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

White House Seeks $850B Economic Stimulus Amid Virus Crisis

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By LISA MASCARO and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is proposing a roughly...
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference, Tuesday, March 3, 2020, to discuss an announcement from the Federal Open Market Committee, in Washington. In a surprise move, the Federal Reserve cut its benchmark interest rate by a sizable half-percentage point in an effort to support the economy in the face of the spreading coronavirus. Chairman Jerome Powell noted that the coronavirus "poses evolving risks to economic activity." (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Fed Will Buy Short-Term Loans To Try To Ease Flow Of Credit

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve says it will buy short-term loans from banks and companies to support the flow of...
A man wearing a mask walks by the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, March 17, 2020. Share prices are volatile after a brutal sell-off that gave the U.S. stock market its worst loss in more than three decades. Markets in Europe lost early gains and were trading lower on Tuesday (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Stocks Bounce Up And Down After Their Worst Drop Since 1987

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NEW YORK (AP) — Stock indexes bounced around in early trading Tuesday as investors try to regroup from a punishing day of...
A bowl of stickers for those taking advantage of early voting, Sunday, March 15, 2020, in Steubenville, Ohio. Elections officials in the four states, Arizona, Florida, Illinois and Ohio, holding presidential primaries next week say they have no plans to postpone voting amid widespread disruptions caused by the coronavirus outbreak. Instead, they are taking extraordinary steps to ensure that voters can cast ballots and polling places are clean. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Ohio Plans To Delay Primary, But 3 States Still Planned

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By JULIE CARR SMYTH and TERRY SPENCER Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's governor wants the state...
Trader Gregory Rowe, center, and others work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Monday, March 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

Dow Dives 2,999 Points On Fears Virus Will Cause Recession

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NEW YORK (AP) — The Dow industrials took a 2,999-point nosedive on Monday as fears deepen that the coronavirus outbreak will throw...

To Bet Or Not To Bet? Casinos, Gamblers Weigh Coronavirus Concerns

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By WAYNE PARRY Associated Press ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Gamblers and vacationers who had planned to visit...
People wait in a line to enter a gun store in Culver City, Calif., Sunday, March 15, 2020. Coronavirus concerns have led to consumer panic buying of grocery staples, and now gun stores are seeing a similar run on weapons and ammunition as panic intensifies. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

Virus Fears Fuel Spike In Sales Of Guns And Ammunition

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BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The world's largest gun store, in metro Atlanta, has had lines that are six and eight people deep....
Neal Browning receives a shot in the first-stage safety study clinical trial of a potential vaccine for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, Monday, March 16, 2020, at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle. Browning is the second patient to receive the shot in the study. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Coronavirus Vaccine Test Opens With 1st Doses

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SEATTLE (AP) — U.S. researchers gave the first shot to the first person in a test of an experimental coronavirus vaccine Monday...
In this Jan. 11, 2020, file photo, a Mariachi band waits to perform before a campaign event with former Vice President and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden in Las Vegas. In Joe Biden’s pursuit of the Democratic presidential nomination, he’s run repeatedly into a wall in the West, where Bernie Sanders’ strength among Latinos propelled his campaign even as he struggled with other groups. Tuesday’s primaries in Arizona and Florida offer Biden a chance to show he can make up ground with Latinos, a crucial group of voters he’ll need in his corner to defeat Trump (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Tuesday’s Primaries Offer Chance For Biden To Reach Latinos

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By JONATHAN J. COOPER Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — In Joe Biden’s pursuit of...
People enter an AMC theater Saturday, March 14, 2020, in Los Angeles. Californians wanting to escape the new reality of the coronavirus at the movies, casino or amusement park are running into the six foot rule. State health officials issued new guidance Saturday urging theaters to keep attendance under 250 people and ask strangers to sit six feet apart. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

AMC Theaters To Limit Attendance To 50 People Per Showing

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By JAKE COYLE AP Film Writer NEW YORK (AP) — AMC Theaters, the largest movie chain in...
In this Saturday, March 14, 2020 file photo, travelers wait to check in their luggage at the Los Angeles International Airport. The coronavirus pandemic that's caused many Americans to avoid airports has others booking spur-of-the moment trips at dirt-cheap ticket prices. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Cheap Fares Luring Travelers To Fly Despite Pandemic

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By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press With the coronavirus pandemic escalating in the U.S. and overseas, Dylcia McBlackwell couldn't...
In this Jan. 27, 2020 photo, the Supreme Court is seen in Washington, DC. (AP Photo/Mark Tenally)

Supreme Court Postpones Arguments Because Of Coronavirus Outbreak

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By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court announced Monday that it is postponing arguments...
In this Feb. 24, 2020, file photo trader Michael Milano works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Thursday, Feb. 27. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Stocks Lose 8% On Wall Street As More Businesses Shut Doors

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By STAN CHOE AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks lost 8% in morning trading on Wall...
Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks about the coronavirus Thursday, March 12, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Biden Virtual Town Hall Marks New Normal For Campaigning

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By SARA BURNETT and BILL BARROW Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Joe Biden is holding a town hall...
This Friday, March 13, 2020 photo shows tents set up outside the Lexington Medical Center hospital in West Columbia, S.C. U.S. hospitals are setting up tents for testing, canceling elective surgeries, calling on retired doctors for help and confronting the possibility they will have to ration treatment as they prepare for an expected onslaught of coronavirus patients. (AP Photo/Sarah Blake Morgan)

U.S. Hospitals Brace For ‘Tremendous Strain’ From New Coronavirus

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U.S. hospitals are setting up circus-like triage tents, calling doctors out of retirement, guarding their supplies of face masks and making plans...
A sole spectator watches a film in a movie theatre in Budapest, Hungary, Thursday, March 12, 2020. Effective from today, cinemas in Hungary are restricted to sell a maximum of 99 tickets for a show as the Hungarian government declared a state of emergency in response to the novel coronavirus, and prohibited all indoor events with more than 100 participants and outdoor events attended by more than 500 participants. (Marton Monus/MTI via AP)

Movie Theaters, For Now, Stay Open Nationwide

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NEW YORK (AP) — Movie theaters have long acted as a refuge in times of war and recession. Their screens have flickered...
President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference about the coronavirus in the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, March 13, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump Declares Coronavirus Pandemic A National Emergency

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Friday that he is declaring the coronavirus pandemic a national emergency, as Washington struggles with...
Pedestrian uses her phone while wearing a face mask in Herald Square, Thursday, March 12, 2020, in New York. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday he will announce new restrictions on gatherings to halt the spread of the new coronavirus in the coming days, but he hopes to avoid closing all public events such as Broadway shows. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

How To Clean The Bundle of Germs That Is Your Phone

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NEW YORK (AP) — You're washing your hands countless times a day to try to ward off the coronavirus.
In this Oct. 2, 2019 file photo, Joyce Dalbey, left, with the U.S. Census Bureau, talks to attendees at the Yuma Community Job & Education Fair inside the Yuma Civic Center about possible job opportunities with the federal agency, in Yuma, Ariz. The U.S. Census Bureau said it has reached its goal of recruiting more than 2.6 million applicants for the once-a-decade head count that launched for most of America this week — but it has been a bumpy road getting there. (Randy Hoeft/The Yuma Sun via AP)

Census Faces Challenges As It Aims To Hire Up To 500,000

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Census Bureau said it has reached its goal of recruiting more than 2.6 million applicants for...
Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks to reporters about coronavirus Thursday March 12, 2020, in Burlington, Vt. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Florida Could Be Knockout Punch For Sanders’ 2020 Campaign

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TAMARA LUSH and ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON Associated Press MIAMI (AP) — Florida has never been known as...
Rep. Karen Bass, D-Calif., chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, speaks to the media as members of the Congressional Tri-Caucus meet with reporters to discusses the 2020 Census on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 5, 2020. From left are House Democratic Caucus Chair Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., Bass, Rep. Steven Horsford, D-Nev., 2020 Census Task Force for the Congressional Black Caucus, Democratic Caucus Vice Chair Katherine Clark, D-Mass., and Rep. Deb Haaland, D-N.M., Native American Caucus co-chair. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Chairwoman Of Congressional Black Caucus Endorses Joe Biden

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By KAT STAFFORD Associated Press The chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus has endorsed Joe Biden for president,...
Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health Anthony Fauci, with Vice President Mike Pence, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Seema Verma, second from right, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Robert Redfield, right, and other members of President Donald Trump coronavirus task force, speaks to reporters during a briefing on coronavirus in the Brady press briefing room of the White House, Tuesday, March 10, 2020 in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Trump Administration: $1.3M For Fast Coronavirus Test Development

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President Donald Trump's administration announced Friday it is awarding $1.3 million to two companies trying to develop rapid COVID-19 tests that could...
Traders gather at a post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, March 4, 2020. Stocks are surging in early trading on Wall Street, led by health care stocks after Joe Biden scored a number of Super Tuesday wins. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Stocks Claw Back Ground On Wall Street; Dow Jumps 900 Points

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By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer Stocks are clawing back some of their recent losses Friday at the...

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