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Home Depot customers carry their purchases as they leave the store, Friday, April 3, 2020 during the coronavirus pandemic in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
Associated Press
April 03, 2020 - 6:15 pm
The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments on Friday related to the global economy, the work place and the spread of the virus. ____________ COSTS MOUNT: The pandemic will cost the global economy as much as $4.1...
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Michael Cerio
April 03, 2020 - 9:21 am
GRAMMY-winning singer Bill Withers has died at the age of 81. The “Just the Two of Us” star passed away on Monday in Los Angeles, according to a statement released from his family.
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Pat Marmo, owner of Daniel J. Schaefer Funeral Home, is interviewed in his body holding facility, hoping for assistance in handling the overflow of clients stemming from COVID-19 deaths, Thursday, April 2, 2020, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Like many funeral homes in New York and around the globe, Marmo's business is in crisis. "This is a state of emergency," he said. "We need help." (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Associated Press
April 03, 2020 - 12:10 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Pat Marmo walked among 20 or so deceased in the basement of his Brooklyn funeral home, his protective mask pulled down so his pleas could be heard. “Every person there, they’re not a body,” he said. “They’re a father, they’re a mother, they’re a grandmother. They’re not bodies. They...
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Business closed due to coronavirus
FILE - This Saturday, March 28, 2020 file photo shows a sign on a liquor store announcing it is closing to keep the neighborhood safe and slow down the COVID-19 coronavirus in Indianapolis. Under Indiana's stay at home order, liquor stores are considered an essential business and are allowed to remain open. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
Associated Press
April 02, 2020 - 8:06 am
This week's jobless report more than doubles the record high set just one week earlier, as businesses start to feel the financial pain from coronavirus.
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President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Tuesday, March 31, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Associated Press
March 31, 2020 - 6:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned Americans to brace for a “hell of a bad two weeks” ahead as the White House projected there could be 100,000 to 240,000 deaths in the U.S. from the coronavirus pandemic even if current social distancing guidelines are maintained. Public...
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Gas USA is selling gas for 97.9 cents a gallon, Monday, March 30, 2020, in Cleveland. Oil started the year above $60 and has plunged on expectations that a weakened economy will burn less fuel. The world is awash in oil, meanwhile, as producers continue to pull more of it out of the ground. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
Associated Press
March 30, 2020 - 3:51 pm
DALLAS (AP) — U.S. gasoline prices have dropped to their lowest levels in four years, and they are almost sure to go lower as oil prices plunge. Price-tracking services put the national average Monday around $2 a gallon. Some stations were spotted charging under a dollar. But don't expect a...
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rent strike
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Associated Press
March 30, 2020 - 1:12 pm
Some tenants in cities across the U.S. – including St. Louis – are demanding that rent payments be waived, not delayed, for those in need until the coronavirus pandemic subsides.
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Corona Virus stimulus check calculator
Eric Sykes
March 30, 2020 - 9:44 am
Coronavirus stimulus checks will be sent out in the coming weeks. Here's a calculator to see how much you can expect.
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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden for the daily coronavirus briefing at the White House
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Associated Press
March 29, 2020 - 5:35 pm
President Donald Trump is extending the voluntary national shutdown for a month as sickness and death from the coronavirus pandemic rise in the U.S.
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Trump
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Associated Press
March 27, 2020 - 3:45 pm
President Trump has signed the CARES ACT in the Oval Office that will help struggling families during the deepening coronavirus epidemic.
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