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The latest news on COVID-19, the coronavirus disease that emerged in 2019.

Baseball is back — here’s how MLB and other U.S. sports leagues are returning during the pandemic

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Baseball is back — here’s how MLB and other U.S. sports leagues are returning during the pandemic

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Disney World guests can’t eat or drink while walking anymore

The resort closed a loophole some guests were using to remove their mandatory face masks

by Nicole Lyn Pesce
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Echoing Fauci’s message, Trump has change of heart on face masks: ‘If you’re close together, I would put on the mask’

Three months ago, Trump said he would resist doing so: ‘Wearing a face mask as I greet presidents, prime ministers, dictators, kings, queens — I just don’t see it.’

by Quentin Fottrell
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The feared jumbo mortgage debacle is here — thanks to the coronavirus — and ready to pound the housing market

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by Keith Jurow
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My father died from COVID-19, and left no will. My stepmother threatened to sell our family heirlooms — unless we sign over our claim to his estate. What can we do?

‘She originally agreed to split everything evenly, and now she is denying any mention of that.’

by Quentin Fottrell
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Trump says coronavirus pandemic will ‘probably, unfortunately’ get worse before it gets better

President Donald Trump said Tuesday the coronavirus pandemic would probably worsen before improving, but said getting a vaccine is a “top priority” and “we’re going to get it taken care of.”

by Robert Schroeder
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I told my unemployed tenant about jobs. He said they don’t pay enough, and sits at 澳门拉斯维加斯app下载home smoking weed. Now he wants a discount. What do I do?

‘Part of me doesn’t want to give him a discount since I work so hard and long hours, and he just hangs around being picky about work. Is that wrong of me?’

by Quentin Fottrell
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Roughly 1 in 3 Americans thinks the coronavirus hasn’t killed as many people as has been reported

Most Republicans in a survey (59%) believe that the death count is inflated, while only 9% of Democrats think the official count is too high.

by Nicole Lyn Pesce
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Senate GOP effort to forge new coronavirus bill off to rocky start

For a bill that both White House officials and House Democratic leaders have publicly said they want to wrap up by July 31, any delay could endanger that target date. As recently as last week, it was hoped the bill would ...

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CDC study shows actual coronavirus cases could be 10 times higher than reported cases in the U.S.

Reported coronavirus cases vastly underestimate the true number of infections, U.S. government data published Tuesday suggest, echoing results from a smaller study last month.

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Here’s one easy way to know if the stock market is in a bubble, says technical analyst

by Mark DeCambre
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Silver logs highest finish since 2014, up more than 80% from 2020’s low

Silver prices rally Tuesday to finish at their highest level since 2014, scoring an impressive gain of more than 80% from the year’s low.

by Myra P. Saefong
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Western universities reeling from pandemic are losing billions as Chinese students stay 澳门拉斯维加斯app下载home

Political tensions are adding to the already falling numbers of often full-price-paying students from China.

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U.S. accuses Chinese hackers of stealing COVID-19 research from companies

The Justice Department on Tuesday accused two Chinese hackers of stealing hundreds of millions of dollars of trade secrets from companies across the world and more recently targeting firms developing a vaccine for the coro...

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Tapping Social Security for anything — including COVID-19 payments — is wrongheaded

Sometimes, it’s really hard to kill bad ideas

by Alicia H. Munnell
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China has blown its opportunity to control the world with soft power

By choosing unprovoked aggression over enlightened generosity, President Xi Jinping's regime has squandered its historic opportunity to lead the world and possibly also revealed its true character.

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Why pooled testing could be a breakthrough in the fight against COVID-19

What is pooled testing for COVID-19, and why does the U.S. need it?

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Trump vs. Fauci: The president says, ‘He was wrong’; the doctor responds, ‘I don’t regret anything I said’

‘He’s a little bit of an alarmist,’ President Trump says of Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

by Quentin Fottrell
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‘Don’t be stupid’ — New York governor warns bars and restaurants can be closed again if street partying continues

Gov. Andrew Cuomo demanded local governments, law enforcement agencies to enforce social distancing mandates

by Beckie Strum
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The share of Americans skipping their mortgage payments falls to lowest level in two months

by Jacob Passy
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Republicans will start work in Senate on $1 trillion coronavirus relief package, Mnuchin says

Payroll tax cut, school reopening cash already among top issues as Republicans attempt to coalesce around a counteroffer to Dem bill