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House Democrats urge Boeing to take federal aid as plants shut down

Workers assemble a Boeing 787 Dreamliner at the Boeing Everett Factory in Everett, Washington. Patrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty Images U.S. House Democrats representing Washington state have urged Boeing to accept government aid to help weather the coronavirus pandemic after the plane maker’s chief executive balked at the possibility of government …

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House Dems to hold conference call with Pence, Fauci, Birx

(L-R) U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci, and White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator Deborah Birx listen during a news briefing on the latest development of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. at the James Brady Press Briefing Room …

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How coronavirus is deepening American inequality

Crucially, for many of these Americans, unemployment means more than the loss of a job — it means the loss of employer-provided health insurance, too. This situation leaves them in vulnerable positions should they need to seek out testing or treatment for Covid-19, the disease caused by the virus. “When …

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USNS Comfort crewmember tests positive

This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. All times below are in Eastern time. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks.  Global cases: More than 1,359,300 Global deaths: At least 75,945 US cases: At least 368,449 US deaths: …

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