Rural areas fear spread of virus as more hospitals close

By JAY REEVES Associated Press CARROLLTON, Ala. (AP) — As the coronavirus spread across the United States, workers at the lone hospital in one Alabama...

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

By The Associated Press The mounting death toll from the virus outbreak in the United States has it poised to overtake China's tally of 3,300...

Trump extends virus guidelines, braces US for big death toll

By ZEKE MILLER and JILL COLVIN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Bracing the nation for a coronavirus death toll that could exceed 100,000 people, President...
Warner, Kaine urge USDA to approve vital food assistance program amid COVID-19 outbreak

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

By The Associated Press  President Donald Trump is bracing the nation for a death toll that could exceed 100,000 people. Trump extended restrictive social distancing...

Rural America watches pandemic erupt in cities as fear grows

By GILLIAN FLACCUS Associated Press DUFUR, Ore. (AP) — The social distancing rules repeated like a mantra in America's urban centers, where the coronavirus is...

Stocks wobble as Wall Street downshifts from historic rally

By STAN CHOE and DAMIAN J. TROISE AP Business Writers NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are wobbling in tentative morning trading on Wall Street Wednesday,as...

Congress closing in on nearly $2 trillion virus aid package

By LISA MASCARO, ANDREW TAYLOR and JONATHAN LEMIRE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Top congressional and White House officials say they expect to reach a...

Tokyo Olympics postponed, U.S. closes in on relief package

By DAVID RISING and CIARÁN GILES Associated Press MADRID (AP) — The International Olympic Committee on Tuesday postponed this summer's Tokyo Games for a year...

Monday: Big layoffs, bigger hirings, massive markets swings

By The Associated Press  The rapid spread of the coronavirus since it was first reported in China has dealt an unprecedented shock to the global...

Fed to buy as much government debt as needed to aid economy

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — In its boldest effort to protect the U.S. economy from the coronavirus, the Federal Reserve says...

Senator asks for ethics review of his stock sales

By MARY CLARE JALONICK and BRIAN SLODYSKO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr, R-N.C., is asking for an ethics review...

Stocks losses deepen, oil drops as virus clampdowns widen

By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer Stocks are widening their losses and the price of oil is falling sharply again as clampdowns related to the...

2020 campaigns go digital amid fears of coronavirus spread

By BRIAN SLODYSKO, ALEXANDRA JAFFE and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — No more rallies. No more door-knocking. And no more in-person fundraisers, raking...

Most renters will not receive protections under WH proposal

By KEN SWEET AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Most Americans who rent their home, many of whom have lost their jobs in the...

Wall Street swings up and down as volatility retains grip

By STAN CHOE and DAMIAN J. TROISE AP Business Writers NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are swinging between gains and losses in early trading on...

Treasury proposal: Deliver $500B to Americans starting April

By LISA MASCARO, ZEKE MILLER and ANDREW TAYLOR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Treasury Department wants to start issuing direct payments to Americans by...

Senate turns to House-passed virus bill, bigger one in works

By LISA MASCARO, ZEKE MILLER and ANDREW TAYLOR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate turned to a House-passed coronavirus response bill on Wednesday, even...

Supreme Court postpones arguments because of virus outbreak

By MARK SHERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court announced Monday that it is postponing arguments for the first time in more than...
Recommendations, response to COVID-19 - The Enterprise

Amid virus, Congress’ leaders resist call for remote voting

By Alan Fram and Matthew Daly Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders are resisting calls to let lawmakers vote remotely, a dispute pitting the scourge...
Patrick, other localities respond to COVID-19

All 50 states now have virus cases: West Virginia the last

By JOHN RABY Associated Press CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — All 50 U.S. states now have confirmed cases of the new coronavirus as West Virginia's governor...
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