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The agreement is similar to one announced earlier this week to partially close the U.S. border with Canada. Both will go into effect on Saturday, Trump administration officials said.
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The U.S. is temporarily stopping visa services at its embassies and consulates due to the coronavirus, as it urges U.S. citizens overseas to return home or be prepared to shelter in place.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is taking what he calls "the ultimate step" in his state's effort to stop the spread of a deadly coronavirus.
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From Broadway plays to playwrights giving writing lessons to online courses from Ivy League schools, here's a look at some things (but not everything!) that have suddenly become free.
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There are definitely similarities between COVID-19, caused by the coronavirus, and influenza. But there are critical differences as well, including the death rate.
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"All taxpayers and businesses will have this additional time to file and make payments without interest or penalties," Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Friday.
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"We're scared of coronavirus and we don't know what God has written for us," says an aid worker. "The precautions being taken here are very little and very weak."
The former U.S. envoy to the U.N. said she "cannot support a move to lean on the federal government for a stimulus."
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The Dow and other U.S. stock indexes opened up on Friday after inching up a day earlier. It could be a sign that stocks, which have been mostly plunging for weeks, are taking a breather.
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More than 200,000 people so far have contracted the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The first 100,000 were infected over more than three months. The rest got it in just 12 days.
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Independent artists' bottom lines are shrinking as the coronavirus outbreak continues — here's what you can do to help.
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Small businesses and those working behind the scenes in music have been affected dramatically by the ongoing outbreak — here are some options for help on alleviating these new financial burdens.
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The first U.S cluster of coronavirus cases began in the Seattle area, and the case count is growing. Now nurses face shortages of protective gear, and confusion and fear about how to stay safe.
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Student athletes normally are ineligible to continue playing after graduation. But with college careers cut short by the coronavirus, the NCAA may allow Division 1 seniors to play next year.
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Weddings in the era of coronavirus are, well, they're not happening. It's a disappointment for couples — and a financial loss to the planners, caterers and musicians who depend on weddings for income.
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The bureau can't stop work in the way many Americans have in response to the coronavirus. Special agents are interviewing remotely, staggering work hours and wearing protective gear.
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The White House is asking Congress to approve billions for agencies and programs across the federal government. Here's a breakdown of what each agency would get.
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An industrial corridor in Louisiana is expanding again, fueled by the U.S. boom in natural gas. Residents worried about air pollution have launched new efforts to stop the factories.
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Fifteen percent of hospital pharmacists who prepare injectable drugs are going without the the protective masks they typically rely on, or are using substitutes for the masks.
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In some states, ammunition and gun sales have soared as the coronavirus pandemic grows. Lines have formed at gun stores as many gun buyers say they want to be ready with protection if there's panic.
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