Democrats want $500B more in crisis relief, setting up Senate showdown

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer are calling for half a trillion dollars in additional aid to deal with the COVID-19 crisis.

Minority-owned small businesses face steep hurdles amid coronavirus cash crunch

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Minority-owned small business are facing a coronavirus relief system that may make it difficult to access loans.

How to safely grocery shop during coronavirus

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

As coronavirus continues to spread across the United States, one of the most basic daily tasks has become a lot more complicated: grocery shopping.

Experts urge caution on possible ‘flattening’ of coronavirus cases

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Social distancing “even more important” as some states report possible flattening of coronavirus cases

UN health agency on defensive after Trump slams it on virus

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

In a heartfelt plea for unity, the World Health Organization’s chief has sought to rise above sharp criticism and threats of funding cuts from U.S. President Donald Trump over the agency’s response to the coronavirus outbreak

DHS to houses of worship: Start planning now for life after COVID-19 crisis

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Homeland Security asked houses of worship to plan for life after coronavirus and that includes a review of security plans and the possibility of continued social distance

Lawmaker calls out airlines over rejected refunds: ‘We bailed out your company’

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

A lawmaker told ABC News refunds from airlines should be mandated in a future stimulus bill.

Cathedral of St. John the Divine to become temporary hospital amid coronavirus

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York is becoming a temporary hospital during the coronavirus pandemic.

Ecuador struggles to bury coronavirus dead; some bodies lost

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Burying the dead from the coronavirus is proving to be an agonizing odyssey in the Ecuadorian city of Guayaquil, a sweltering metropolis of 2.6 million people and one of Latin America’s most infected population centers

Sen. Bernie Sanders suspends presidential bid

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders suspends presidential bid.