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Trump pitches payroll tax relief to wary lawmakers

President Donald Trump pitched his proposed payroll tax break Tuesday on Capitol Hill as pressure mounts on the administration and Congress to work more vigorously to contain the coronavirus outbreak and respond to the financial fallout. Trump’s economic team joined ...

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Seeking trial delay, sheriff makes false COVID-19 claim

Lawyers for a longtime Alabama sheriff seeking a delay in his Monday theft trial wrongly claimed the officer was being tested for the illness caused by a new coronavirus. With Limestone County Sheriff Mike Blakely set to go on trial ...

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Media faces challenges in covering coronavirus outbreak

Coronavirus

Covering the coronavirus story requires careful navigation and constant attention. News organizations trying to responsibly report on the growing health crisis are confronted with the task of conveying its seriousness without provoking panic, keeping up with a torrent of information while much ...

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In scramble to stop virus, testing raises tough questions

Coronavirus Outbreak Testing

Health officials confronted tough questions and doubts Thursday about testing to intercept the fast-spreading virus, with scrutiny focused on a four-day delay in screening an infected California woman despite her doctors’ early calls to do so. The questions are global: ...

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In scramble to stop virus, testing raises tough questions

Coronavirus Outbreak Testing

Health officials confronted tough questions and doubts Thursday about testing to intercept the fast-spreading virus, with scrutiny focused on a four-day delay in screening an infected California woman despite her doctors’ early calls to do so. The questions are global: ...

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Trump urges calm even as U.S. reports worrisome new virus case

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President Donald Trump declared that a widespread U.S. outbreak of the new respiratory virus sweeping the globe isn’t inevitable even as top health authorities at his side warned Americans that more infections are coming. Shortly after Trump spoke Wednesday, the government announced ...

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Trump urges calm even as U.S. reports worrisome new virus case

Donald Trump

President Donald Trump declared that a widespread U.S. outbreak of the new respiratory virus sweeping the globe isn’t inevitable even as top health authorities at his side warned Americans that more infections are coming. Shortly after Trump spoke Wednesday, the government announced ...

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Disinfecting wipes, conference calls: Wall Street winners

Stay indoors and stay clean. That’s what Wall Street is betting people around the world will do given all the fears about a rapidly spreading virus. As stock markets tumble on worries about how much COVID-19 will harm people and ...

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