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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., wears a face mask to protect against the spread of the new coronavirus as he walks to the Senate chamber after meeting with Vice President Mike Pence and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
May 22, 2020 - 5:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Reconsideration of jobless aid is fast becoming the focus of congressional debate over the next virus aid package Republicans are staking out plans to phase out coronavirus-related unemployment benefits to encourage Americans to go back to work, although it's not clear when there...
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A foreign reporter who was selected to cover the opening ceremony of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) walks by medical workers after receiving a coronavirus test, at a hotel in Beijing, Thursday, May 21, 2020. This year's version of China's biggest political meeting of the year will be unlike any other. Delayed from March because of the then-spiraling coronavirus outbreak, the decision to go ahead with the gathering signals a partial return to normalcy in the country where the pandemic first broke out. "Partial" being the operative word: The congress will be far from normal. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
May 20, 2020 - 8:08 pm
The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — Japan approves lifting state of emergency in three...
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The headquarters of Deutsche Bank is seen in Frankfurt, Germany, Monday, May 18, 2020. The bank will hold a virtual annual shareholders meeting in Wednesday. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
May 20, 2020 - 5:01 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Germany's Deutsche Bank says it is in good financial shape and will push ahead with cost cuts to bolster profitability - and its CEO says working from home could play a role in that. CEO Christian Sewing said at the company's annual shareholder meeting, held online due to...
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People from other states trying to get back to their homes arrive to board trains at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, May 19, 2020. The number of coronavirus cases in India has surged past 100,000, and infections are now on the rise in the home states of the migrant workers who left cities and towns during the nationwide lockdown. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)
May 19, 2020 - 8:41 pm
The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — Indian Railways doubling number of trains to get...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., arrives for a news conference on Capitol Hill, Thursday, May 14, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
May 15, 2020 - 9:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — It all started with the grandchildren. As House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer saw it, if he could Face Time with the grandkids, why not have Congress legislate by video chat and avoid the health risks of convening at the Capitol during the coronavirus pandemic? And so the silver-...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., arrives for a news conference on Capitol Hill, Thursday, May 14, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
May 15, 2020 - 4:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Neither Civil War nor Great Depression nor any other national crisis has pushed the House to allow lawmakers to vote by proxy — without being “present,” as the Constitution requires. That's about to change during the coronavirus pandemic. The House approved Friday a package of...
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This Thursday, May 7, 2020, photo,\ shows Interior Designer Stephanie Jones at the design firm Bergmeyer putting up a safe distancing reminder indicating one way foot traffic to a cubicle at the firms offices in Boston. When workers around the world eventually return to their desks, they’ll find myriad adjustments by their companies to reflect the post-pandemic “new normal” way of life, executives and experts say. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
May 12, 2020 - 3:33 am
LONDON (AP) — Office jobs are never going to be the same. When workers around the world eventually return to their desks, they’ll find many changes due to the pandemic. For a start, fewer people will go back to their offices as the coronavirus crisis makes working from home more accepted, health...
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In this photo issued by 10 Downing Street on Sunday, May 10, 2020, Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson delivers an address on lifting the country's lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic. Johnson announced a modest easing of the country’s coronavirus lockdown and outlined his government’s road map for further lifting restrictions in the coming months. In a televised address to the nation, Johnson said people in Britain who can’t work from home, such as those in construction or manufacturing jobs, “should be actively encouraged to go to work” this week. (Andrew Parsons/10 Downing Street via AP)
May 11, 2020 - 10:09 am
LONDON (AP) — The British government performed an about-face on masks Monday, telling people to cover their mouth and nose in shops, buses and subway trains. The change came as part of what Prime Minister Boris Johnson called the ”first careful measures” to lift a nationwide lockdown imposed seven...
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A security guard takes the temperature of a student arriving for the reopening of school at a middle school in Beijing on Monday, May 11, 2020. The Chinese capital partially reopen schools for some students on Monday as authorities push to restore normalcy after the lockdown to fight the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
May 10, 2020 - 8:05 pm
The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — China reports 17 new coronavirus cases, South Korea...
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Euro Treasures Antiques owner Scott Evans poses next to a "thank You" sign Friday, May 8, 2020, in Salt Lake City. Evans is closing his art and antique store after 40 years. With a drastic drop in customers due to COVID-19 concerns and shelter-in-place orders, Evans says it was no longer cost effective to stay open. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
May 08, 2020 - 5:38 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Brutal. Horrific. Tragic. Choose your description. The April jobs report showed, in harrowing detail, just how terribly the coronavirus outbreak has pummeled the U.S. economy. Most obviously, there's the 14.7% unemployment rate, the highest since the Great Depression. And the...
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