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Congress Weighs Choice: 'Go Big' on Virus Aid or Hit 'Pause'

Deliberative Senate Declines to Debate More Coronavirus Aid

By Lisa Mascaro |
Congress is at a crossroads in the coronavirus crisis, wrestling over whether to "go big," as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants, or hit "pause," as Senate Majori...

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Biden Campaign Names National Director for Voter Protection

Biden Campaign Names National Director for Voter Protection

By Kat Stafford | May 27
Joe Biden has hired a national director for voter protection, a role his campaign says will focus broadly on voter rights, including the disenfranchisement of people of color amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Liz Weston: Should Seniors Consider A Reverse Mortgage Now?

Liz Weston: Should Seniors Consider A Reverse Mortgage Now?

By Liz Weston, NerdWallet | May 27
A reverse mortgage could be exactly the right tool at the right time. Or it could be an expensive mistake. It's important to understand exactly how these loans work and to explore alternatives before you commit.

Swift Firings for Minneapolis Officers in Death of Black Man

Swift Firings for Minneapolis Officers in Death of Black Man

By Amy Forliti and Jeff Baenen | May 27
To the general public, the video of a white police officer pressing his knee into the neck of a shirtless black man prone on the street, crying out for help until he finally stopped moving, was horrifying.

Virus Diary: Finding A Surprising Source of Support in An Ex

Virus Diary: Finding A Surprising Source of Support in An Ex

By Holly Ramer | May 27
Embarrassing to admit but oddly comforting: My ex-husband's husband and I share a slight crush on our state epidemiologist.

Worry, Haste, Retail Therapy: What Have We Bought and Why?

Worry, Haste, Retail Therapy: What Have We Bought and Why?

By Leanne Italie | May 27
Between technical glitches and food worries, retail therapy and sheer amnesia, something has happened to shopping during the pandemic that can be summed up thusly: Rubber chickens.

Can Trump Feel Your Pain? U.S. Nears Haunting Virus Milestone

Can Trump Feel Your Pain? U.S. Nears Haunting Virus Milestone

By Calvin Woodward | May 26
The known U.S. death toll from the coronavirus pandemic is fast approaching 100,000 on the watch of a president whose communication skills are not made for this moment.

Latam Airlines Seeks Bankruptcy Protection as Travel Slumps

Latam Airlines Seeks Bankruptcy Protection as Travel Slumps

By Adam Schreck | May 26
Latam Airlines, South America's biggest carrier, sought U.S. bankruptcy protection Tuesday as it grapples with a sharp downturn in air travel sparked by the coronavirus pandemic.

Shunned by His Party, Iowa's Steve King Fights for His Seat

Shunned by His Party, Iowa's Steve King Fights for His Seat

By Thomas Beaumont | May 26
Rep. Steve King is fighting for his political life — but not because he's made light of rape and incest, or because he wondered when the term "white supremacist" became offensive.

Congress Weighs Choice: 'Go Big' on Virus Aid or Hit 'Pause'

Congress Weighs Choice: 'Go Big' on Virus Aid or Hit 'Pause'

By Lisa Mascaro | May 26
Congress is at a crossroads in the coronavirus crisis, wrestling over whether to "go big," as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants, or hit "pause," as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell insists.

Worker Shortage Concerns Loom in Immigrant-Heavy Meatpacking

Worker Shortage Concerns Loom in Immigrant-Heavy Meatpacking

By Stephen Groves and Sophia Tareen | May 26
Now that reliance and uncertainty about a virus that's killed at least 20 workers and temporarily shuttered several plants fuels concerns about possible labor shortages to meet demand for beef, pork and chicken.

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