About eight in 10 taxpayers who have signed up for direct deposit payments for their past tax refunds are expected to receive the money within two weeks. Others could be waiting months.
The government’s emergency stockpile of respirator masks, gloves and other supplies is almost exhausted, leaving the Trump administration and states to compete for equipment in a marketplace rife with price-gouging, according to Homeland Security officials.
The documentary purports to tell, according to HBO promotional materials, “the revealing, no-holds-barred tale of Christian Dawkins and how the 25-year-old wound up at the center of the biggest criminal case in collegiate sports history.”
CDC updates data on underlying health conditions in virus patients who need hospitalization, intensive care
The CDC analyzed more than 7,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases across the country in which health officials had a written record about the presence or absence of any underlying medical condition.
Macy’s, Kohl’s and Gap Inc. all said Monday they will stop paying tens of thousands of employees who were thrown out of work when the chains temporarily closed their stores and sales collapsed as a result of the pandemic.
The Food and Drug Administration has given emergency approval to a plan to distribute millions of doses of anti-malarial drugs to hospitals across the country, saying it is worth the risk of trying unproven treatments to slow the progression of the disease in seriously ill coronavirus patients.
Tony Sizemore, 62, of Indianapolis, shares the story of the death of his partner, Birdie Shelton, the first person to die of the COVID-19 virus in Indiana.
Although past their expiration date, the respirators are considered usable and fully capable. Federal officials have decided to offer them to the Transportation Security Administration, despite urgent need at hard-hit hospitals around the country.
A dismal unemployment report failed to pop Wall Street’s buoyant mood on Thursday, with stocks running to their third straight day of gains following the federal government’s pledge to shower trillions of dollars on U.S. citizens and commerce.
The regular season isn’t set to begin until May 15, so the pandemic has not affected daily operations as much as other professional leagues. The WNBA, however, has been evaluating its schedule, with training camps slated to begin April 26.
The bill would extend $1,200 to most American adults and $500 for most children, create a $500 billion lending program for businesses, cities and states, and a $367 billion employee retention fund for small businesses.
The new outbreaks at Amazon’s U.S. facilities come days after the online retail giant announced plans to hire 100,000 new workers to help cope with the flood of orders that have clogged its system.
The International Olympic Committee said the games will be held “not later than summer 2021” but they will still be called the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Dick Pound of Canada, the longest-serving International Olympic Committee member, told USA Today “postponement has been decided,” but the IOC gave no indication Monday that a delay was certain.
The organization is the second American sports governing body in two days to urge Olympic officials to halt the games, which the International Olympic Committee has insisted will go on despite the global coronavirus pandemic.
Chloroquine is inexpensive generic drug that is attracting great interest as a potential treatment, and is being studied in China, the United States and Europe.
The centerpiece of the Senate GOP plan would be hundreds of billions of dollars sent to Americans in the form of checks as a way to flood the country with money in an effort to blunt the dramatic pullback of spending.
U.S. markets remain testy as the Dow Jones industrial average Thursday extended its streak of 1,000-point swings to nine sessions.
In some places, governors, mayors and county leaders have instituted aggressive action that is changing the fabric of life. In other spots, authorities have been far more lax, allowing routines to carry on more or less as normal.
Total spending on travel in the United States—including from transportation, retail, lodging and restaurants—is expected to drop by $355 billion for the year, or 31 percent—more than six times the impact of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.