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House Delays Vote on $2.2 Trillion Coronavirus Bill Lacking GOP Backing

[ad_1] WASHINGTON—The House of Representatives postponed a vote on a $2.2 trillion coronavirus aid package as Democrats tried to find common ground with the White House on a bipartisan agreement, though they remained far apart on key issues. Democratic aides said the delay was to allow the two sides one …

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New U.S. Coronavirus Infections Above 40,000

[ad_1] The U.S. this week recorded more than one million coronavirus tests in a day, the fourth time that has happened, an indicator of the urgent need to monitor the spread of the pandemic as states reopen schools and businesses. The number of new tests has bumped against a million …

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How the Coronavirus Crisis Threatens to Set Back Women’s Careers

[ad_1] Kate Deisseroth spent two decades building a career as an orthopedic surgeon that now, in the Covid era, looks precarious. As the single mother of twin 10-year-olds in Lebanon, Pa., the Air Force veteran made pre-pandemic life run like clockwork with an intricate schedule of early school drop-off, after-school …

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Pelosi and Mnuchin Make Late Push for Possible Coronavirus Aid

[ad_1] WASHINGTON—House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are making a late push to try to reach a coronavirus-relief deal before the election, despite skepticism on Capitol Hill that an agreement is possible at this stage. The two talked on the phone for 50 minutes Tuesday …

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New York City Subway Is Low Risk for Coronavirus Transmission, Study Says

[ad_1] A study of transit systems world-wide suggests New York City subway and bus riders are at low risk of being infected with the new coronavirus during their commutes. The report, released Tuesday by a national association of transit agencies, found no correlation between the spread of coronavirus and mass-transit …

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New U.S. Coronavirus Cases Edge Down as Global Death Toll Passes One Million

[ad_1] The death toll from the coronavirus pandemic surpassed one million globally, while new cases in the U.S. edged down, despite pockets of resurgence in some parts of the country. The U.S. reported just over 33,000 new cases for Monday, slightly lower than the previous day’s tally, according to data …

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Presidential Debate to Focus on Coronavirus, Supreme Court

[ad_1] President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden will square off on Tuesday in Cleveland in the first presidential debate of the 2020 election. The debate, which will be moderated by Fox News anchor Chris Wallace, will unfold against the backdrop of an unconventional campaign that has for months …

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Coronavirus Cases Rise in Parts of New York City

[ad_1] Covid-19 cases continue to surge in several neighborhoods in New York City and in neighboring Rockland and Orange counties, a worrisome sign that a handful of hotspots may develop into wider community spread. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday that the rate of infection in 10 of the …

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Global Coronavirus Death Toll on Cusp of One Million

[ad_1] The U.S. reported 36,919 new coronavirus cases Sunday as the world-wide death toll approached one million. India, meanwhile, became the second country after the U.S. to have reported more than six million cases. The new U.S. cases bring the nation’s total of reported infections since the start of the …

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Trump, Biden Prepare for Debate on Coronavirus, Supreme Court Fight

[ad_1] WASHINGTON—President Trump has played down the need for traditional debate preparation and questioned former Vice President Joe Biden’s abilities, though allies say he is strategizing with advisers about how to highlight his record and rattle the Democratic nominee. Mr. Biden has said he will serve as a “fact checker …

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