Breaking News

The House approves $2 trillion stimulus package

March 27, 2020 Ms. G

The House of Representatives on Friday approved the historic $2 trillion stimulus package that passed the Senate earlier this week, overcoming last-minute drama by using an unusual procedural move to thwart a demand by a MORE

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Senate reaches a Stimulus Package deal

March 25, 2020 Ms. G

Direct Payments: For individuals the package provides direct payments to lower- and middle-income Americans of $1,200 for each adult, as well as $500 for each child. Unemployment insurance would be extended to four months, the benefits would be bolstered MORE

Breaking News

Tax Day moved from April 15 to July 15

March 20, 2020 Ms. G

The deadline for Americans to file their taxes will shift from April 15 to July 15, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Twitter Friday. The move is the latest in a series of highly unusual, MORE

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NBA suspends season because of Coronavirus pandemic

March 11, 2020 Ms. G

The NBA has suspended its season due to the novel coronavirus outbreak. The announcement came after a confusing mid-game suspension of play between the Utah Jazz and Oklahoma City Thunder. The NBA announced a player tested positive MORE

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Stock market plummets; trips circuit breaker

March 9, 2020 Ms. G

The Dow plummeted 1,800 points at the open, tripping circuit breakers that halted trading at the New York Stocks Exchange. The growing coronavirus pandemic is also making investors anxious. There are now over 100,000 cases and over 3,000 MORE

2020 Elections

Elizabeth Warren Dropping Out

March 5, 2020 PMSwithESP

After disappointing finishes in Super Tuesday’s primaries, Elizabeth Warren is dropping out of the Democratic race for president. The Massachusetts senator, who centered her bid on a promise to wipe out corruption in Washington, is MORE

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First U.S. death from the Coronavirus confirmed

February 29, 2020 Ms. G

A person diagnosed with coronavirus in King County in Washington state has died, according to health officials on Saturday.  In a statement released Saturday, the Washington State Department of Health and Seattle and King County MORE