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2020-03-30 19:03:15ZLive: New coronavirus restrictions start from today as authorities warn of tough penalties [abc-news-au]
read this New restrictions limiting the number of people allowed to gather in public came into effect overnight. Follow live. More

2020-03-31 07:47:57Z'We are now flattening the curve': Experts hopeful Australia is turning a corner [abc-news-au]
read this The daily growth rate of coronavirus cases in Australia falls significantly, leading the Health Minister to declare the curve is starting to flatten. More

2020-03-31 07:09:12ZConfused about whether you're eligible for JobKeeper or JobSeeker? We've broken it down [abc-news-au]
read this Here's what you need to know about the Government's new wage subsidy scheme and how it differs from unemployment benefits. More

2020-03-31 05:03:14ZMorrison has stepped out of Fight Club — and into a Liberal PM's fever dream [abc-news-au]
read this It's been a tough week for those who would ordinarily lose their minds about poor people getting free money. More

2020-03-31 03:00:19ZFitzroy bar to pay nearly $10k after copping first Victorian fine issued under coronavirus rules [abc-news-au]
read this The bar in Melbourne's inner-north is hit with the state's first fine for breaching coronavirus shutdown measures, as the Government introduces tough restrictions on gun sales. More

2020-03-31 07:50:58ZBondi backpackers lash fellow travellers for flouting physical distancing rules [abc-news-au]
read this Backpackers in Sydney's eastern suburbs speak out against other travellers flouting physical distancing rules after health authorities ramp up testing in Bondi due to a coronavirus outbreak. More

2020-03-31 03:00:19ZPrivate hospitals to take public coronavirus patients in government deal [abc-news-au]
read this The Federal Government strikes a deal with the country's 657 private hospitals, expanding hospital bed numbers by 34,000 to tackle the coronavirus crisis. More

2020-03-31 04:40:24ZOver $200b in stimulus will increase net debt by a third. Where's the money coming from? [abc-news-au]
read this For the next six months, the Government will be paying the equivalent of half of the country's total wage bill to prevent over a million workers losing their jobs, writes Gareth Hutchens. More

2020-03-30 21:25:50ZBillionaire landlord stands firm on rents as coronavirus pushes small businesses to brink [abc-news-au]
read this A self-made billionaire defends asking commercial tenants to keep paying rent, saying he should not be made a scapegoat for the coronavirus-driven economic crisis. More

2020-03-31 07:38:31ZEmpire State Building becomes giant siren as New York pleads for more healthcare workers [abc-news-au]
read this The Federal Government partners with private hospitals for an 'unprecedented' joint response to the pandemic, the US passes the 3,000 deaths mark, and Italy extends its lockdown until at least Easter. More

2020-03-30 21:04:00ZNew York governor begs for help as coronavirus death toll climbs [al-jazeera-english]
read this US Navy hospital ship arrives in New York City to help relieve the crisis that has killed more than 1,200 in the city. More

2020-03-31 06:23:00ZAmid coronavirus fears, Gaza couples downsize, delay weddings [al-jazeera-english]
read this With wedding halls closed, many couples in Gaza Strip push back marriage dates or hold smaller ceremonies at home. More

2020-03-31 04:17:00ZUS extends Iran nuclear cooperation sanctions waivers [al-jazeera-english]
read this Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reportedly opposed extending waiver but was persuaded by the Treasury's Steven Mnuchin. More

2020-03-31 06:04:35ZCrammed in filthy cells, political prisoners fear infection [associated-press]
read this CAIRO (AP) — Reza Khandan got the word from friends locked away in Iran’s most feared prison, Evin. A prisoner and a guard in their cell block had been removed because they were suspected of... More

2020-03-31 06:41:36ZUS nears China's virus death toll as New York calls for help [associated-press]
read this NEW YORK (AP) — The mounting death toll from the virus outbreak in the United States had it poised Tuesday to overtake China's grim toll of 3,300 deaths, with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo saying up... More

2020-03-31 04:14:05ZWhite House turns to statistical models for virus forecast [associated-press]
read this WASHINGTON (AP) — Like forecasters tracking a megastorm, White House officials are relying on statistical models to help predict the impact of the coronavirus outbreak and try to protect as many... More

2020-03-31 04:11:56ZAdministration to release final rule on mileage rollback [associated-press]
read this WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is poised to roll back ambitious Obama-era vehicle mileage standards and raise the ceiling on damaging fossil fuel emissions for years to come, gutting one... More

2020-03-31 07:19:07ZEurope's hospitals among the best but can't handle pandemic [associated-press]
read this LONDON (AP) — As increasing numbers of European hospitals buckle under the strain of tens of thousands of coronavirus patients, the crisis has exposed a surprising paradox: Some of the world’s... More

2020-03-31 05:01:31ZStranded cruise ship hit by virus begs Florida to dock [associated-press]
read this MIAMI (AP) — As a cruise ship stranded at sea with dozens sick and four dead makes for Florida, passengers who have been confined to their rooms for more than a week are anxious for relief, hoping... More

2020-03-31 07:30:30ZExtroverts (and introverts, too) face quarantine challenges [associated-press]
read this Within days, Vicktery Zimmerman had figured out how to connect with friends and family even as she and her husband shelter in place at their Chicago home.There are the FaceTime calls.... More

2020-03-31 05:02:10ZSouth Korea shoe cobbler donates for needy amid coronavirus [associated-press]
read this PAJU, South Korea (AP) — Kim Byung-rok survived tuberculosis when he was 23, but was left with one good lung. In his work polishing and mending shoes, he inhaled too much dirt. So when he... More

2020-03-31 02:48:59ZAP PHOTOS: Cherry blossoms, empty stores in virus-hit Japan [associated-press]
read this NARA, Japan (AP) — Cherry blossoms are in season and the ancient Japanese capital of Nara, with its majestic Todaiji “Big Buddha” temple and its herds of deer, would normally be packed.... More

2020-03-31 05:03:43ZBrazilian pews become trenches in fight against quarantine [associated-press]
read this RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Like every Sunday, Brazilian Pastor Silas Malafaia took the stage of his Pentecostal temple in a middle-class Rio de Janeiro neighborhood. But this week, he wore a T-shirt... More

2019-12-02 08:45:00+00:00Merkel's Christian Democrats Play Hardball With Coalition's Future in Balance [bloomberg]
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2019-12-02 14:57:00+00:00Target, Best Buy, Walmart, Lululemon Won the Black Friday Weekend [bloomberg]
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2019-12-02 14:58:00+00:00Italy Set to Approve $442 Million Loan to Keep Alitalia Flying [bloomberg]
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2019-12-02 14:10:00+00:00VW Accused of Deceit in U.K. Class Action Lawsuit [bloomberg]
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2019-12-02 05:44:00+00:00Brussels Edition: Carbon Conflicts, Tremors in Berlin [bloomberg]
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2019-12-02 01:03:00+00:00Hong Kong Unrest Rages on [bloomberg]
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2019-12-02 12:30:00+00:00The U.S. Economy Keeps Defying the Recession Odds [bloomberg]
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2019-12-02 11:41:00+00:00Don’t Count on Merkel’s Standoff Leading to German Stimulus Soon [bloomberg]
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2019-12-01 23:23:00+00:00Trump Declines to Participate in House Impeachment Hearing [bloomberg]
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2019-12-02 09:37:00+00:00Top Palm Oil Buyer Considers Restricting Imports to Help Local Farmers [bloomberg]
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2020-03-31 00:12:07ZCoronavirus: Mayors plead with their governors for stay at home orders - Business Insider [business-insider]
read this Mayors and local officials are putting the pressure on their governors to take harsher action to slow the coronavirus' spread. More

2020-03-31 04:02:48ZNew York AG calls Amazon warehouse worker firing 'disgraceful' - Business Insider [business-insider]
read this "At a time when so many New Yorkers are struggling and are deeply concerned about their safety, this action was also immoral and inhumane," said NY AG Letitia James. More

2020-03-30 20:56:26ZFord to make 50,000 ventilators in the next 100 days to fight COVID-19 - Business Insider [business-insider]
read this Ford, with GE Healthcare, is working with a Florida manufacturer to produce a ventilator that doesn't require electricity to operate. More

2020-03-30 22:39:00ZHow the US government will allocate $100 billion to hospitals: FAQ - Business Insider [business-insider]
read this The Trump administration will decide how hospitals get stimulus funding, but Democrats floated some details in a memo obtained by Business Insider. More

2020-03-30 18:57:58ZCuomo: Playing politics like Trump amid coronavirus is 'anti-American' - Business Insider [business-insider]
read this "I think it's inappropriate, and I think it's counter-productive, and I think it's anti-American," Cuomo said. "Forget the politics." More

2020-03-30 20:45:33ZWuhan residents dispute officials' official COVID-19 death toll - Business Insider [business-insider]
read this Officials in Wuhan, China, report that 2,535 people in the city have died from COVID-19. Some residents suspect that's a severe undercount. More

2020-03-30 20:24:11ZDelta, American, United, Southwest workers work cut due to coronavirus - Business Insider [business-insider]
read this Airline workers at Delta, American, United, and Southwest face hours cuts and less take-home pay as the crisis drags on, even before job losses. More

2020-03-31 01:25:02ZIan Bremmer breaks down Trumps response to the coronavirus crisis - Business Insider [business-insider]
read this Bremmer says Trump did a good job with the massive stimulus package, which he believes has been one of the best economic responses of any country in the world. More

2020-03-31 01:04:26ZAmazon fires warehouse worker who led strike over COVID-19 response - Business Insider [business-insider]
read this "As usual, Amazon would rather sweep a problem under the rug than act to keep workers and working communities safe," said the worker, Chris Smalls. More

2020-03-31 00:17:39ZGoogle may see its first ever advertising revenue drop - Business Insider [business-insider]
read this Google may be about to experience something new: a decline in its revenue. More

2020-03-30 20:33:05ZModel cited by White House says 82,000 people could die from coronavirus by August, even with social distancing [cnn]
read this As of Monday morning, a model estimates that more than 2,000 people could die each day in the United States in mid-April, when the coronavirus is predicted to hit the country hardest. More

2020-03-31 03:12:28ZCoronavirus cases top 784,000 globally: Live updates - CNN [cnn]
read this The novel coronavirus pandemic continues to impact countries worldwide, particularly in Europe and the US. Follow here for live updates. More

2020-03-31 04:46:22ZTrump's self-congratulatory presence marks stark contrast with death toll [cnn]
read this It is falling to President Donald Trump to lead America into its most tragic month in decades, as experts say the coronavirus pandemic could kill more citizens than the Vietnam and Korean wars combined. More

2020-03-31 02:01:16ZIllinois governor says feds sent wrong type of protective medical masks [cnn]
read this Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Monday that the federal government sent the wrong type of medical masks in a shipment that his state recently received. More

President Trump reacts to CNN reporter quoting Trump's past COVID-19 claims - CNN Video [cnn]
read this President Donald Trump criticized CNN's Jim Acosta for asking how Trump would defend his past statements that downplayed the coronavirus in the early phrases of the outbreak. More

Worried about infection from take-out or groceries? Watch these 3 tips. - CNN Video [cnn]
read this Follow these guidelines when handling food bought from the grocery store or ordered to your door to reduce your exposure to the novel coronavirus. Watch the latest videos on Covid-19. More

Tracking Covid-19 cases in the US [cnn]
read this Track the spread of coronavirus in the United States with maps and updates on cases and deaths. More

Coronavirus: Fact vs Fiction [cnn]
read this Join CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta for the latest news about the coronavirus. He'll make sense of the headlines, speak with the experts and give you all the information you need to stay safe and healthy. More

2020-03-31 00:40:10ZFact check: Trump again touts unproven drugs for coronavirus [cnn]
read this President Donald Trump made another series of inaccurate and misleading statements during his coronavirus press briefing Monday afternoon from the White House Rose Garden. More

2020-03-31 04:33:39ZHe walked every block of New York City and died of coronavirus [cnn]
read this William Helmreich, a prominent sociologist perhaps best known for walking nearly every block of New York City, died Saturday morning of coronavirus, his family said. More

2020-03-30 11:33:52ZStock market live updates: Futures volatile, Dow's best week since 1938, Trump extends guidelines [cnbc]
read this Stocks are trying to build on last week's strength, which saw the Dow post its best week since 1938 after a number of stimulus measures were announced. More

2020-03-29 22:03:10ZDow futures drop more than 400 points as Wall Street gives back some of last week's gains [cnbc]
read this Futures opened lower on Sunday night following sharp gains last week while the number of coronavirus cases in the U.S. keeps rising at an alarming rate. More

2020-03-31 06:26:12ZTreasury yields rise, 10-year remains below 0.7% as coronavirus crisis deepens [cnbc]
read this U.S. government debt prices were slightly lower Tuesday morning, but the yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note remained below 0.7% as the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread. More

2020-03-30 22:18:37ZStocks making the biggest moves after hours: RH, Domino's Pizza, Marathon Oil and more [cnbc]
read this Check out the companies making headlines after the bell. More

2020-03-31 01:10:00ZWhy Instacart and Amazon workers are going on strike during coronavirus [recode]
read this Why workers at Instacart, Whole Foods, and Amazon are walking off the job in protest. More

2020-03-20 15:20:00ZGM might be able to make lifesaving ventilators, but Trump thinks they cost too much [recode]
read this Making ventilators is hard. Getting politicians to agree on paying for them is harder. More

2020-03-27 11:31:00ZMark Zuckerberg is teaming up with Bill Gates to try to find a drug to treat coronavirus [recode]
read this The $25 million gift is Zuckerberg’s biggest donation yet to tackle the coronavirus. More

2020-03-27 21:41:18ZThe people running the world’s biggest companies have no idea what’s going to happen, either [recode]
read this Companies to Wall Street: Remember those projections we gave you recently? Forget those, please. More

2020-03-27 11:10:00ZCoronavirus social distancing leads to empty churches and a rise in apps [recode]
read this In response to the coronavirus, churches are playing catch-up to get themselves online. Some platforms are eager to help. More

2020-03-27 00:32:22ZAmazon has been hiding product listings with faster delivery speeds [recode]
read this The company says it was unaware and is working on a fix after Recode alerted it to the issue. More

2020-03-19 22:30:00ZElon Musk’s coronavirus journey, from Twitter to Tesla: A timeline [recode]
read this From calling the coronavirus panic “dumb” to saying Tesla might make ventilators, Elon Musk’s take on Covid-19 has been quite a ride. More

2020-03-26 13:45:00ZUnemployment spikes due to coronavirus, but here are the jobs still hiring [recode]
read this Because of the coronavirus, 7-Eleven and the National Guard have more job openings than any other employer. More

2020-03-26 11:20:00ZCoronavirus social distancing is being tracked by data companies [recode]
read this Is slowing the spread of coronavirus worth compromising your privacy? More

2020-03-25 21:56:07ZSilicon Valley can’t jump the line when it comes to coronavirus testing [recode]
read this A Silicon Valley firm said it could help investors get “expedited” coronavirus tests — but then said it misspoke. More

2020-03-31 06:03:48ZU.S. coronavirus death toll rises past 3,000 on deadliest day [reuters]
read this The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus pandemic climbed past 3,000 on Monday, the deadliest day yet in the country's mounting crisis, while New York cheered the arrival of a gleaming 1,000-bed U.S. Navy hospital ship as a sign of hope in the city's desperate fight. More

2020-03-31 08:23:33ZIndia cracks down on Muslim missionary group linked to coronavirus cases [reuters]
read this Indian authorities sealed off the headquarters of a Muslim missionary group on Tuesday and ordered an investigation into accusations it held religious meetings that officials fear may have infected dozens of people with the coronavirus. More

2020-03-31 06:10:46ZChina delays college entrance exam as fears grow over risk of coronavirus second wave [reuters]
read this China will delay its national college entrance exam by a month as it grapples with a coronavirus pandemic as travellers returning from abroad are fuelling new cases and boosting concern over the threat of a second wave of infections. More

2020-03-31 07:30:27ZDespair and pride in China's Wuhan as coronavirus lockdown eases [reuters]
read this Residents of China's Wuhan city, ground zero for the coronavirus pandemic, have mixed emotions as containment measures are lifted and the community infection rate slows to a trickle, with some praising the government and others ruing the economic costs. More

2020-03-31 05:54:58ZGrowth in Australia coronavirus cases slows, but experts urge caution [reuters]
read this Australia on Tuesday reported a sustained fall in the country's rate of new coronavirus infections but officials and experts warned against complacency, stressing the need for further strict social distancing policies. More

2020-03-31 07:13:06ZSouth Korea puts off school opening again, will turn to online [reuters]
read this South Korea on Tuesday cancelled the planned re-opening of schools next week because of the danger of the coronavirus as clusters of infections flare, and will instead launch online classes while delaying the annual college entrance exams. More

2020-03-31 06:57:00ZWhat you need to know about coronavirus right now [reuters]
read this Here's what you need to know about the coronavirus right now: More

2020-03-31 06:38:52ZChina PMI offers tiny relief to Asia as stocks head for dire end to quarter [reuters]
read this Asian shares were set to close out a calamitous quarter by eking out a small rally on Tuesday as factory data from China held out the hope of a revival in activity, even as much of the rest of the world shut down. More

2020-03-31 06:20:56ZWorld's busiest border falls quiet with millions of Mexicans barred from U.S. [reuters]
read this The world's busiest land border has fallen quiet as restrictions to contain the coronavirus prevent millions of Mexicans from making daily trips north, including many who work in U.S. businesses. More

2020-03-31 06:03:48ZFactbox: Latest on the spread of the coronavirus around the world [reuters]
read this Countries affected by the novel coronavirus entered another week of strict quarantine and several nations introduced new economic stimulus to aid citizens and companies hit by the pandemic. More

2020-03-31 08:26:18ZChina's Pinduoduo raises $1.1 billion in private share placement [techcrunch]
read this Chinese e-commerce firm Pinduoduo said on Tuesday it had raised $1.1 billion in a private share placement that will enable its further expansion and allow it to capture “additional opportunities” during the times of uncertainty. The Nasdaq-listed firm said some of its long-term investors financed t… More

2020-03-31 07:00:13ZQarnot raises $6.5 million for its computer servers that heat buildings [techcrunch]
read this French startup Qarnot has raised a $6.5 million (€6 million) funding round. The company manufactures heaters and boilers with a special trick — they pack computers as computers tend to generate a lot of heat. Qarnot then lets companies leverage that computing power by running tasks on those un… More

2020-03-31 01:30:36ZLos Angeles-based challenger bank HMBradley officially opens its virtual doors [techcrunch]
read this The Los Angeles-based digital challenger bank, HMBradley, opened its virtual doors to the public today, allowing the thousands of waitlisted would-be users to set up direct deposits and collect their sign-up bonuses. The company is offering banking customers an up to 3% return on their savings base… More

2020-03-31 00:39:36ZFacebook deletes Brazil President's coronavirus misinfo post [techcrunch]
read this Facebook has diverted from its policy of not fact-checking politicians in order to prevent the spread of potentially harmful coronavirus misinformation from Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro. Facebook made the decisive choice to remove a video shared by Bolsonaro on Sunday where he claimed that &#… More

2020-03-31 00:10:29ZJohnson & Johnson partners with BARDA to fund $1 billion in COVID-19 vaccine research [techcrunch]
read this Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson is partnering with the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to fund over $1 billion in COVID-19 vaccine and antiviral treatment research and development, the company said on Monday. The … More

2020-03-30 23:36:05ZWe must consider secure online voting [techcrunch]
read this We should not be debating whether online voting should exist, but rather asking: What is the most secure way to facilitate electronic voting? More

2020-03-30 22:07:52ZDespite pandemic, gaming is well-positioned to withstand recession [techcrunch]
read this Efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 have led to a global economic downturn, but the gaming industry is booming. With hundreds of millions of people sequestered in their homes, game usage has spiked. And while the economic repercussions will persist after people cease physical distancing, gaming … More

2020-03-30 22:00:28ZAirbnb will pay hosts $250 million to help cover cancellations due to COVID-19 [techcrunch]
read this Airbnb is committing $250 million to put toward hosts who have been impacted by COVID-19. That means if a guest cancels a reservation for check-in between March 14 and May 31 due to a COVID-19 related reason, Airbnb will pay the host 25% of what they would normally receive through their cancellatio… More

2020-03-30 21:49:29ZMedtronic is sharing its portable ventilator design specifications and code for free to all [techcrunch]
read this Healthcare and biomedical engineering company Medtronic, which was in the news recently because Tesla CEO Elon Musk had discussions with the company about the automaker’s potential plans to build ventilator hardware in order to , but today it’s doing something potentially far more impac… More

2020-03-30 21:33:28ZFord, GE Healthcare to produce 50,000 ventilators by July using this tiny company's design [techcrunch]
read this Ford and GE Healthcare have licensed a ventilator design from Airon Corp and plan to produce as many as 50,000 of them at a Michigan factory by July as part of a broader effort to provide a critical medical device used to treat people with COVID-19. Ford will initially send a team of engineers to h… More

2020-03-31 04:32:22ZLive updates: Americans told to brace for 200,000 deaths as world leaders push crisis response further [the-washington-post]
read this Months into the novel coronavirus outbreak, world leaders are pushing their responses to the pandemic to the brink, with hospital ships arriving in New York City, an unprecedented state of emergency declared in Hungary, and Japan telling its citizens to avoid a third of the world. More

2020-03-31 04:32:22ZLive updates: Americans told to brace for 200,000 deaths as world leaders push crisis response further [the-washington-post]
read this Months into the novel coronavirus outbreak, world leaders are pushing their responses to the pandemic to the brink, with hospital ships arriving in New York City, an unprecedented state of emergency declared in Hungary, and Japan telling its citizens to avoid a third of the world. More

2020-03-31 04:32:22ZLive updates: Americans told to brace for 200,000 deaths as world leaders push crisis response further [the-washington-post]
read this Months into the novel coronavirus outbreak, world leaders are pushing their responses to the pandemic to the brink, with hospital ships arriving in New York City, an unprecedented state of emergency declared in Hungary, and Japan telling its citizens to avoid a third of the world. More

2020-03-31 04:32:22ZLive updates: Americans told to brace for 200,000 deaths as world leaders push crisis response further [the-washington-post]
read this Months into the novel coronavirus outbreak, world leaders are pushing their responses to the pandemic to the brink, with hospital ships arriving in New York City, an unprecedented state of emergency declared in Hungary, and Japan telling its citizens to avoid a third of the world. More

2020-03-31 04:32:22ZLive updates: Americans told to brace for 200,000 deaths as world leaders push crisis response further [the-washington-post]
read this Months into the novel coronavirus outbreak, world leaders are pushing their responses to the pandemic to the brink, with hospital ships arriving in New York City, an unprecedented state of emergency declared in Hungary, and Japan telling its citizens to avoid a third of the world. More

2020-03-30 19:58:49ZHogan, Northam, Bowser order residents in Maryland, Virginia, D.C. to stay at home [the-washington-post]
read this Walks and outdoor exercise are permitted, along with essential business. But people should not gather with others. More

2020-03-30 22:35:51ZUnder coronavirus immigration measures, U.S. is expelling border-crossers to Mexico in an average of 96 minutes [the-washington-post]
read this Unauthorized crossings have dropped steeply in recent days as U.S. implements rapid deportation model due to emergency measures. More

2020-03-30 20:06:00ZFlorida sheriff charges megapastor who kept church open, said closings are for ‘pansies’ [the-washington-post]
read this Rev. Rodney Howard-Browne, who has prayed with Trump at the White House, faces charges of unlawful assembly and violation of a public health emergency order. More

2020-03-30 22:38:13ZWorkers protest at Instacart, Amazon and Whole Foods for health protections and hazard pay [the-washington-post]
read this Grocery store, delivery and warehouse workers have unprecedented leverage to demand better working conditions during the coronavirus pandemic because their labor has become essential for millions of Americans. More

2020-03-30 21:58:33ZMore than half of Americans have prayed for the end of coronavirus, poll finds [the-washington-post]
read this The survey also shows that the outbreak has changed the religious attendance habits of American adults. More

2020-03-31 01:16:00ZGlobal Stocks on Track for Worst Quarter Since 2008 Despite Daily Gains [the-wall-street-journal]
read this West Texas Intermediate, the main U.S. crude gauge, rebounds More

2020-03-30 11:09:00ZU.S. Prepares for Prolonged Shutdowns as Coronavirus Strains Hospitals [the-wall-street-journal]
read this Confirmed cases of Covid-19 rise to more than 775,000 globally; U.S. cases near 160,000, with more than 2,900 dead More

2020-03-31 02:59:00ZTreasury Urges Airlines to Apply for Payroll Grants by Friday [the-wall-street-journal]
read this The notice is among new details on coronavirus loan eligibility for airlines More

2020-03-31 01:43:00ZNYU Langone Tells ER Doctors to ‘Think More Critically’ About Who Gets Ventilators [the-wall-street-journal]
read this New York health center says it will support emergency-room staff who ‘withhold futile intubations,’ threatens to discipline doctors who talk to the press More

2020-03-31 04:39:00ZChina’s Coronavirus-Battered Economy Shows Tentative Signs of Renewed Life [the-wall-street-journal]
read this Manufacturing activity rebounded sharply from record lows after the virus appeared, but analysts say the economy is still far from pre-outbreak levels More

2020-03-30 14:57:00ZMacy’s to Furlough Most Workers as Stores Stay Shut During Pandemic [the-wall-street-journal]
read this Retailer to keep some of its 130,000 employees on the job and continue paying health benefits More

2020-03-30 16:39:00ZJustice Department Investigating Lawmakers for Possible Insider Trading [the-wall-street-journal]
read this FBI contacted Sen. Burr in inquiry into whether lawmakers traded based on confidential briefings More

2020-03-30 19:23:00ZThe Fed Transformed: Jay Powell Leads Central Bank into Uncharted Waters [the-wall-street-journal]
read this The 107-year-old institution has moved faster and farther in just weeks than it did during the entire 2008 financial crisis More

2020-03-30 15:47:00ZHow Coronavirus Invaded One New York Community: ‘We Weren’t Expecting It to Be Ground Zero’ [the-wall-street-journal]
read this The virus preyed on a close-knit circle of Jewish families, showing how perilously connected everyone was to their schools and to each other More

2020-03-30 19:59:00ZMeet the Museum Security Guard Who’s Now an Internet Sensation [the-wall-street-journal]
read this Tim Tiller was roped into managing social media for the Oklahoma City cowboy museum shut down by coronavirus, and ‘#HashtagTheCowboy’ was born More