Acting with unity and resolve unseen since the 9/11 attacks, Washington moved urgently to stem an economic free fall caused by widespread restrictions meant to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus that have shuttered schools, closed businesses and brought American life in many places to a virtual standstill.
The Senate late Wednesday passed an unparalleled $2.2 trillion economic rescue package steering aid to businesses, workers and health care systems engulfed by the coronavirus pandemic.
The White House and Senate leaders of both parties announced agreement early Wednesday on unprecedented emergency legislation to rush sweeping aid to businesses, workers and a health care system slammed by the coronavirus pandemic.
Central to the aid package from Congress, which builds on an emergency $8.3 billion measure approved last week to address the coronavirus pandemic, are free testing, sick pay and family leave provisions.
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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is limiting visits and restricting patient and family events after the new coronavirus was confirmed in the county in which it’s located.
SpaceX has launched nearly 100,000 pounds of goods to the International Space Station and returned nearly that much back to Earth since it began shipments in 2012.
Fuel breaks are intended to break up fire fuels by creating breaks in vegetation that slow a blaze’s progress. By implementing them strategically, they help firefighters control the spread of fire and can protect homes and resources.
The number of child deaths and the hospitalization rate for youngsters are the highest seen at this point in any season since the severe flu outbreak of 2009-10, health officials said Friday. And the wave is expected to keep going for weeks.
Four members of the Chinese military have been charged with breaking into the computer networks of the Equifax credit reporting agency and stealing the personal information of tens of millions of Americans, the Justice Department said Monday.
Europe and NASA’s Solar Orbiter rocketed into space Sunday night on an unprecedented mission to capture the first pictures of the sun’s elusive poles.
The U.S. government on Thursday began enforcing restrictions on flavored electronic cigarettes aimed at curbing underage vaping. But some teenagers may be one step ahead of the rules.
Former national security adviser John Bolton will speak at Vanderbilt University later this month alongside another former national security adviser, Susan Rice.
President Donald Trump signed an order that will temporarily bar foreign nationals, other than immediate family of U.S. citizens and permanent residents, who have traveled in China within the past 14 days.
The United States has five confirmed cases of the new virus from China, all among people who traveled to the city at the center of the outbreak, health officials said Sunday.