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 2020-04-02 17:29 

Washington Post

Stimulus aid for 'small business' will go to some big chains...

As the federal government prepares to launch a $349 billion loan program meant to help small businesses survive the coronavirus pandemic, critics have growing concerns that some mom-and-pop shops might get squeezed out...

 2020-04-02 17:25 

Washington Post

Insurers knew the damage a viral pandemic could wreak on businesses. So they excluded coverage....

Lessons learned from the 2002-2003 SARS outbreak led insurance companies to exclude coverage for many of the losses suffered today by businesses....

 2020-04-02 17:21 

Washington Post

'Top Gun Maverick' postponed to December due to coronavirus...

Hollywood's summer movie season is all but finished...

 2020-04-02 17:20 

The Daily Caller

China Lied About The Coronavirus, But Will Trump Call Them On It?...

Going soft?...

 2020-04-02 17:18 

Washington Examiner

Former Republican lawmaker's prison term delayed due to coronavirus...

A federal judge postponed former New York Rep. Chris Collins's prison sentence for securities fraud by two months after the Republican brought up concerns about the coronavirus pandemic and the threat to inmates....

 2020-04-02 17:17 

Washington Examiner

Trump administration is so homophobic that it just rolled back the ban on gay men giving blood...

This will help address the blood donation shortage the coronavirus has caused....

 2020-04-02 17:14 

Washington Examiner

Newsom says coronavirus is an 'opportunity for reimagining a more progressive era'...

California Gov. Gavin Newsom suggested in a Wednesday press conference that the coronavirus pandemic is an opportunity to usher in a "progressive era" in American policy....

 2020-04-02 17:08 

Washington Post

Appellate court drops claim against Pulse shooter's employer...

A Florida appellate court panel upheld a lower court's ruling that a security firm employing the gunman from the Pulse nightclub shooting can't be held liable for failing to investigate complaints against the shooter and giving him firearm trainin...

 2020-04-02 17:07 

Washington Examiner

'Cruelest irony': Andrew Cuomo laments having to buy coronavirus supplies from China...

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo offered significant incentives to American companies to start producing protective gear so the state can stop buying coronavirus supplies from China....

 2020-04-02 17:07 

Washington Examiner

Mike Rowe: There is no 'such thing as a nonessential worker' amid coronavirus pandemic...

There is no...

 2020-04-02 17:06 

Sara A. Carter

Collins: Schiff May Not Like The Outcome Of A 9/11-Style COVID Commission...

Watch the latest video at foxnews.com Although House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff is eager to start a 9/11-style, independent commission to investigate the federal government's handling of the coronavirus outbreak, the outcome may not b...

 2020-04-02 17:04 

VOA

Democrats Delay Presidential Convention Until August, Citing Coronavirus...

The U.S. Democratic Party on Thursday postponed its presidential nominating convention by a month until August, citing the coronavirus health crisis which has upended life in the country.The delay is the latest sign the coronavirus pandemic is having a pr...

 2020-04-02 17:04 

The Hill

Police: Missouri man charged with terrorist threat for coughing on customers, writing 'COVID' on cooler door...

A man was arrested and charged with making a terroristic threat in Cuba, Mo., after he allegedly coughed on the customers of a "local business," breathed on merchandise and wrote "COVID" in the condensation inside of a cooler....

 2020-04-02 17:03 

WorldNetDaily

Pelosi using coronavirus crisis to push tax break for her wealthy neighbors...

To Nancy Pelosi, all politics is local even in an epidemic of global proportions. The House speaker, who hails from one of the wealthiest congressional districts in the United States, is pushing to use government efforts to fight the coronavirus outbreak ...

 2020-04-02 17:03 

Barron's

401(k) Hardship Withdrawals and Loans Are Different. We Answer Your Questions About the Cares Act....

The Cares Act makes it easier for Americans to tap their retirement-savings plans. Readers had many questions. Barron's sought some answers....

 2020-04-02 17:02 

Washington Times

Man charged with killing Colorado deputy won't face death...

DENVER (AP) - A man accused of killing a Colorado sheriff's deputy in 2018 will no longer face the death penalty if he is convicted during his trial, which has been delayed until at least April 17 because of the coronavirus outbreak. District Judge Ma...

 2020-04-02 17:01 

Washington Post

Judge who presided over terrorism trials dies of coronavirus...

Kevin Duffy, a longtime judge who presided over three major New York terrorism trials in the 1990s, has died of the coronavirus...

 2020-04-02 17:01 

Washington Examiner

America loves Dr. Fauci, highest approval rating of any virus celeb...

Even more than President Trump, Dr. Anthony Fauci has become "the face" of the government's response to the coronavirus crisis and Americans think that's just great....

 2020-04-02 17:00 

Washington Times

Arizona unemployment agency inundated with layoff claims...

GLENDALE, Ariz (AP) - A tidal wave of unemployment claims triggered by mass coronavirus-related layoffs has inundated Arizona's unemployment insurance office, triggering telephone and internet filing glitches and processing delays that the agency prom...

 2020-04-02 17:00 

Washington Examiner

Wisconsin governor proposes two coronavirus aid packages for state...

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers says it is time for the full force of state government to react to the coronavirus outbreak....

 2020-04-02 17:00 

The Hill

Trump and Biden must unite on China strategy before November...

The presidential candidates will debate many issues, but need to remove from partisan contention the existential threat posed by China....

 2020-04-02 17:00 

The Daily Caller

'Printing money': Chinese manufacturers are profiting from coronavirus pandemic...

Chinese manufacturers of medical masks are cashing in on the coronavirus pandemic that started in their country. Chinese manufacturers are seeing profits spike as global demand for masks and other medical equipment has reached a fever pitch. Nearly a fift...

 2020-04-02 17:00 

The Hill

US welcomes Russian delivery of medical supplies to New York...

The U.S. on Wednesday night welcomed a Russian shipment of medical supplies, part of an effort by the State Department to source priority goods needed to combat the coronavirus from other countries....

 2020-04-02 16:59 

WUSA9.com

A message of hope: COVID-19 survivors share stories of recovery...

Nearly 194,000 people have recovered from the coronavirus globally, according to Johns Hopkins University....

 2020-04-02 16:58 

The Hill

Cuomo: Coronavirus cases confirmed in every New York county, with 'troubling number' in suburbs...

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) said Thursday that the state now has 92,381 confirmed coronavirus cases, with infected residents in every county....

 2020-04-02 16:58 

Washington Times

Judge who presided over terrorism trials dies of coronavirus...

NEW YORK (AP) - Kevin Duffy, a no-nonsense judge for 44 years who set rules for three major New York terrorism trials in the 1990s, has died of the coronavirus. He was 87. Duffy died Wednesday in Greenwich Hospital in Greenwich, Connecticut, where he live...

 2020-04-02 16:56 

VOA

Twitter Deletes Egypt, Saudi Accounts Over 'Pro-Govt Direction'...

Twitter said Thursday it has removed thousands of accounts in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Honduras, Indonesia and Serbia that allegedly took direction from governments or pushed pro-government content....

 2020-04-02 16:56 

The Hill

Author James Patterson helps independent bookstores hit by coronavirus lockdowns...

The prolific celebrity author has partnered with bookstore advocacy groups to set up donations for independent bookstores....

 2020-04-02 16:56 

The Hill

Coronavirus could spread through talking and breathing, expert says...

Available studies suggest it's possible the coronavirus can spread by aerosolized droplets produced by breathing, a prestigious scientific panel reportedly told the White House....

 2020-04-02 16:56 

The Hill

Scientists predict more major hurricanes than normal in 2020 season...

Meteorologists are forecasting a significant hurricane and tropical storm season for the Atlantic coast in 2020, according to researchers at Colorado State University....

 2020-04-02 16:56 

Washington Times

Louisiana's confirmed number of coronavirus cases spiked 42% higher Thursday as a backlog of test re...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's confirmed number of coronavirus cases spiked 42% higher Thursday as a backlog of test results poured in....

 2020-04-02 16:55 

Raw Story

Doctor warns Fox News viewers of ventilator 'rationing' under Trump's coronavirus leadership...

During an appearance on Fox News this Thursday, Dr. Douglas White was asked by host Ed Henry about stories concerning hospitals "rationing care" for patients, or choosing who to give care to based on the patient's likelihood to survive. "T...

 2020-04-02 16:54 

Washington Times

Coyote attacks 5-year-old child in San Francisco-area park...

DUBLIN, Calif. (AP) - A 5-year-old girl was hospitalized after a coyote attacked her in a San Francisco Bay Area park, officials said. The girl was walking with her family when a pack of five or six coyotes approached and one of them bit her. The girl'...

 2020-04-02 16:53 

McClatchy DC

Impact2020: April 2, 2020...

Welcome to your Impact2020 briefing for Thursday, April 2. Joe Biden might have to take a page out of Bernie Sanders' playbook, the Democratic convention gets delayed, and Michigan's governor and the president put their feud on pause (sort of)....

 2020-04-02 16:52 

Washington Post

Business events scheduled for the coming week...

Business events scheduled for the coming week...

 2020-04-02 16:52 

Washington Post

Wealthy cities have more coronavirus cases — but, in New York, poorer communities are more affected...

Data from New York City show how income relates to the spread of the coronavirus — including how income might affect the response....

 2020-04-02 16:52 

Barron's

The Covid-19 Recession Might Not Be as Bad for Housing as the Last One...

Goldman Sachs analysts say there are key differences in the housing market relative to the 2008-09 downturn....

 2020-04-02 16:51 

Washington Examiner

Conor McGregor mocks Khabib for 'chickening out' from UFC 249 fight during coronavirus crisis...

Two top MMA fighters known for their heated rivalry aren't letting the coronavirus stop them from sparring without gloves....

 2020-04-02 16:51 

Washington Times

Voter registrations slow with virus closing DMV offices...

LAS VEGAS (AP) - More than 20,000 people registered to vote in March, but the rate of people signing up to vote slowed at the end of the month when state Department of Motor Vehicles offices closed because of the coronavirus, according to Nevada Secretary...

 2020-04-02 16:51 

Washington Times

Police make an arrest in fatal shooting at coal yard...

CHICOPEE, Mass. (AP) - A suspect has been arrested in a shooting that killed a man in Massachusetts, police said. The victim was shot at the Belsky Brothers Coal yard in Chicopee around 10:40 a.m. Wednesday, MassLive.com reported. The victim was treated a...

 2020-04-02 16:50 

Washington Examiner

House Republicans reject Pelosi plans for coronavirus oversight panel and new relief package...

House Republicans said a plan to create a new congressional committee to oversee the coronavirus response was redundant and unnecessary....

 2020-04-02 16:50 

Washington Post

Jobless claims accelerate rapidly in Virginia due to virus...

Nearly 115,000 Virginians filed for unemployment benefits last week...

 2020-04-02 16:50 

Raw Story

Trump boasted of getting Putin to stabilize oil prices — but the Kremlin says it never happened...

President Donald Trump on Thursday boasted on Twitter that he got Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman and Russian President Vladimir Putin to commit to stabilizing oil prices — but now the Kremlin is saying that never happened. In a tweet posted ...

 2020-04-02 16:50 

Washington Times

IRS warns against coronavirus stimulus checks scams...

A surge of identity theft and tax fraud scams related to the coronavirus stimulus payments have been reported in recent days, the Internal Revenue Service said Thursday. The IRS said taxpayers should watch out for emails, text messages, websites and socia...

 2020-04-02 16:49 

WTTG

[ Washington, DC ]

DC, Maryland and Virginia coronavirus case totals rise over 4,500...

Here's everything you need to know about the novel coronavirus in the District, Maryland and Virginia....

 2020-04-02 16:48 

Washington Examiner

Bette Midler: 'Trump's overwhelming jealousy of Barack Obama will kill us all'...

Hollywood actress and singer Bette Midler said Wednesday she believes President Trump's "jealous" of former President Barack Obama will "kill us all."...

 2020-04-02 16:48 

WTOP

Business events scheduled for the coming week...

Business events scheduled for the coming week. All times are Eastern. TUESDAY, April 7 WASHINGTON — Labor Department releases job......

 2020-04-02 16:48 

The Hill

Cuomo says New York will exhaust ventilator stockpile in six days...

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) said Thursday that the state will exhaust its stockpile of ventilators in six days, raising new concerns about whether the state has enough supplies to fight the coronavirus....

 2020-04-02 16:48 

Washington Post

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 2020-04-02 16:48 

Washington Post

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 4 Midday' game...

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