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E.U. Adopts Groundbreaking Stimulus to Fight Coronavirus Recession

BRUSSELS — After nearly five days of intense haggling, European Union leaders early on Tuesday stepped up to confront one of the gravest challenges in the bloc’s history, agreeing to a landmark spending package to rescue their economies from the ravages of the pandemic. The 750 billion euro ($857 billion) stimulus agreement, spearheaded by Chancellor […]

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Native American Tribes Sue Over Coronavirus Stimulus Aid

WASHINGTON — A group of Native American tribes is suing the Treasury Department for failing to provide billions of dollars in coronavirus relief allocated for tribes in the $2.2 trillion stimulus package, setting off one of the most significant legal battles between tribal governments and the United States in years. The human and economic toll […]

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Opinion | Will There Be More Coronavirus Stimulus Checks?

Democrats blocked the effort, however, and Speaker Pelosi and Senator Chuck Schumer, the minority leader, responded with their own proposal that would double the size of Mr. McConnell’s: They, too, called for an additional $250 billion in small-business loans, but with stricter conditions on how and to which businesses they would be granted. They also […]

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Why Your Coronavirus Stimulus Check Isn’t Here Yet

A man who owes you money. Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images The IRS deposited the first round of coronavirus stimulus checks into Americans’ bank accounts this week. But Uncle Sam hasn’t paid everyone what they’re owed just yet. Many U.S. residents who were expecting their cut of relief funds Wednesday morning are still waiting to collect. […]

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Stimulus checks; US deaths; Trump’s ‘reopen’ plan

CLOSE There is a lot of misinformation out there about coronavirus. We sort the facts from falsehoods. Wochit The daily U.S. death toll from the coronavirus dipped for the second straight day, providing hope Monday that the worst of the pandemic could soon be behind us. President Donald Trump, determined to “reopen” the U.S. for […]

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Many Americans say coronavirus stimulus won’t help with one month of household bills

The coronavirus $2 trillion relief package aimed at helping Americans make ends meet while the economy is virtually shut down moved through Congress quickly. But new statistics show a sizable portion of people will need more money to stay afloat.  A survey conducted by Bankrate reveals that out of the 67 percent of Americans who […]

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Good Friday, Easter at home; stimulus checks?

As the U.S. death toll nears 17,000, both Dr. Anthony Fauci and Surgeon General Jerome Adams said Friday the country won’t be reopening soon.  Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told CNN he would “want to see a clear indication” that the U.S. is “strongly going in the right direction” before reopening […]

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stimulus checks; unemployment; US deaths near 15K

U.S. stocks surged higher despite mind-numbing jobless numbers while some Americans could begin receiving stimulus checks Thursday. And some of President Donald Trump’s Cabinet signaled frustration with lockdowns and stay-at-home orders: Attorney General William Barr called restrictions in many states  “draconian;” Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said parts of the economy could reopen by May.  The Dow was up more […]

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