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Stimulus Billions Can’t Buy Hospitals Out of Shortage Crisis

(Associated Press) The billions of tax dollars headed for hospitals and states as part of the $2.2 trillion coronavirus response bill won't...

How Will You Spend Your Government Relief Check?

(Associated Press) The coronavirus pandemic has upended the lives and finances of millions. A federal relief package aiming to provide payments to...

Condom Shortage Looms After World’s Top Producer Is Forced to Shut Down

(The Straits Times/Reuters) A global shortage of condoms is looming, the world's biggest producer said, after a coronavirus lockdown forced it to shut down...

Pandemic Unemployment Is a Recipe for Social Unrest

(Reason) Could the stalled economy we've inflicted on ourselves in our frantic efforts to battle the COVID-19 pandemic lead to civil disorder?...

Bills Are Coming Due for Governments, Companies, and Consumers

(Associated Press) The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Friday...

Cruise Stocks Sink After Missing Out on Economic Relief Bill

(Associated Press) Shares of cruise lines have taken on more water after the industry's major players were shut out from government assistance...

Virus Lockdowns Could Lift Slowly

(Associated Press) For the millions of Americans living under some form of lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus, not knowing...

Woman Charged in Store Coughing Spree After Contaminating $35,000 of Food

(The Citizens' Voice, Wilkes-Barre) Warning that she’s infected with the coronavirus, a Hanover Twp. woman coughed, spit and tried to vomit on...

Are Gun Shops “Essential” Businesses During a Pandemic?

(Associated Press) In some parts of the U.S., authorities say gun shops aren't essential businesses and should close during stay-at-home orders meant...

California Man Arrested for Falsely Touting Coronavirus Cure

(Associated Press) The FBI has arrested a Southern California man who officials said falsely claimed to have developed a cure for the...