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AMERICA • Today
Coronavirus: US Navy captain pleads for help over outbreak
March 31, 2020
The captain warns of an "accelerating" coronavirus outbreak on his aircraft carrier docked in Guam.
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Trump urges Florida to welcome cruise ship with deadly coronavirus outbreak
April 1, 2020
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday urged Florida officials to open an Atlantic Coast port to a Dutch cruise ship stuck at sea with a deadly coronavirus outbreak onboard, urging the governor to drop his opposition.
Trump warns Americans of a tough two weeks ahead in coronavirus fight
April 1, 2020
President Donald Trump warned Americans on Tuesday of a "painful" two weeks ahead in fighting the coronavirus, with a mounting U.S. death toll that could stretch into the hundreds of thousands even with strict social distancing measures.
With Republicans wary of more coronavirus spending, Trump urges infrastructure plan
April 1, 2020
U.S. Republican lawmakers signaled caution on Tuesday over Democratic plans to prepare another large spending bill to battle the coronavirus crisis, even as President Donald Trump called for $2 trillion in spending, this time on infrastructure.
New York City to probe Amazon firing of warehouse worker
April 1, 2020
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Tuesday he had ordered the city's human rights commission to open an investigation into the dismissal of a worker at an Amazon.com warehouse who participated in a walkout.
Washington State signs facial recognition curbs into law; critics want ban
April 1, 2020
Washington Governor Jay Inslee on Tuesday signed the first U.S. state law that sharply curbs law enforcement's use of facial recognition technology, while civil rights activists said the measure did not go far enough to protect marginalized groups.
News Commentary
With Coronavirus Political Leaders Battle Over Shutdowns, Policies
March 27, 2020
Mayors and governors spar over what’s best for their residents – and the economy – in responding to the coronavirus pandemic.
Bailouts Loom as Coronavirus Sinks Trump Economy
March 20, 2020
As coronavirus wreaks havoc on the economy, President Trump is eyeing bailouts for the airline industry and others – and he’s likely to get them.
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'The policy is very flawed': Amazon worker leads protest against working conditions, is fired
April 1, 2020
Chris Smalls was fired after a walkout at an Amazon warehouse. Amazon says he violated quarantine; he says the company isn’t protecting workers.
How coronavirus survivors could help save new patients
April 1, 2020
Scientists seek to use antibodies in the blood of people who have recovered from coronravirus to treat new patients or as the basis for a vaccine. Dr. Pete Hotez, Co-Director of the Texas Children’s Hospital Center for Vaccine Development, weighs in.
‘Like surge pricing on Uber:’ Gov. Lamont on scramble to buy ventilators
April 1, 2020
Governor Ned Lamont of Connecticut on the ventilator market amid the coronavirus pandemic: “It’s like surge pricing on Uber—only at the last minute the car drives away.”
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AMERICA • Business
Maine institutes 'stay healthy at home' order during coronavirus outbreak
March 31, 2020
Maine became the latest state Tuesday to order residents to remain at home during the coronavirus pandemic.
Start-ups cut nearly 4,000 jobs in March as coronavirus impact ripples through tech
March 31, 2020
The layoffs, compiled by CNBC based on media reports, spanned more than 40 companies that have collectively raised nearly $15 billion.

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Lawmakers call on ICE to free more immigrants amid pandemic
March 31, 2020
A federal judge said not releasing sick immigrants could lead to "unconscionable and possibly barbaric result."
Mark Meadows officially enters chief of staff job amid national crisis
March 31, 2020
Mark Meadows has officially resigned from Congress, and began his first official day on the job Monday.
Watch live: Coronavirus Task Force gives update on response
March 31, 2020
More than 164,000 people in the U.S. have been infected with COVID-19.
Amazon fires worker who organized warehouse walkout
March 31, 2020
New York City mayor and New York state Attorney General say they'll investigate if the firing was retaliatory.
2020 Daily Trail Markers: Campaigns get creative as fundraising deadline looms
March 31, 2020
It's the last day of the first quarter, which means candidates are facing FEC fundraising deadlines while navigating the growing financial hardships caused by the coronavirus pandemic​.
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Bond King Gundlach predicts coronavirus stock drop to sink even lower
April 1, 2020
"The low we hit in the middle of March, I would bet that low will get taken out."
As oil tanks, Trump talks with Russia's Putin, Saudi Arabia's crown prince
April 1, 2020
A price war amid the coronavirus pandemic has plunged oil's value.
Coronavirus sends frozen food sales soaring
March 31, 2020
Canned, packaged and frozen foods are in high demand with extended social distancing guidelines.
Dow, S&P 500 post worst March since the Great Depression
March 31, 2020
The Dow posted its worst quarterly drop since 1987, for the S&P it is the worst since 2008.
Ford boosts coronavirus medical supply production to aid workers in hotspots
March 31, 2020
As of Monday, Ford has shipped 200,000 masks to critical hotspots and first responders. By the end of the week, the company is projecting to have shipped more than 1 million devices.
Coronavirus pandemic changing food-shopping behaviors, Land O'Lakes CEO says
March 31, 2020
Land O'Lakes CEO Beth Ford said the company is experiencing the biggest drop in commodity pricing since 1972.
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AMERICA • Markets
Wrong Kind of Red Light for Traffic Company
March 31, 2020
Redflex Holdings of Australia said its business, which in large part is made up of operating speed and traffic cameras in North America, has taken a hit.
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Rick Perry: Americans can’t lose affordable energy sources
April 1, 2020
Rick Perry: Americans can’t lose affordable energy sources

Coronavirus has crushed energy sector

What's the status of a coronavirus vaccine?
March 31, 2020
What's the status of a coronavirus vaccine?

Trump and Dr. Fauci on the status of a coronavirus vaccine

Forex Markets
Mid-Market Update: Still probably a bear market rally, Oil prices are staying alive, Russia gives up on gold
March 31, 2020
US stocks are seesawing after the Fed launched a new repo facility, the White House signaled a fourth
Asia Morning: Covid Cold Continues
March 30, 2020
Unfortunately, Covid-19 looks set to continue dominating the thoughts of the world as we start the week.
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Market Comment
Late-Day Pullback Leads To Mixed Close On Wall Street
March 25, 2020
Stocks moved notably higher over the course of the trading session on Wednesday before giving back ground going into the close. The major averages pulled back sharply in late-day trading, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq sliding into negative territory.
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AMERICA • Economy
The U.S. Sought Passenger Data, but Airlines Said No: Live Business Updates
March 31, 2020
Live updates on stock market and business news during the coronavirus outbreak.
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AMERICA • Insights
The coronavirus may sink the cruise-ship business
March 31, 2020
The industry has few friends and its main customers, the elderly, may shun it for good
Aaaaand cut!
March 31, 2020
You thought the streaming wars were disruptive?
Send the Marines
March 31, 2020
The US Marine Corps sheds its tanks and returns to its naval roots
New York is fast becoming the world’s next coronavirus hotspot
March 29, 2020
Covid-19 ravages America’s biggest city
How to manage a business without a headquarters
March 26, 2020
Pandemic lessons for all companies from startups born office-less
Diary of a home worker
March 26, 2020
The challenges of concentrating during a lockdown
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