The funds aim to help tourism workers pay their rent and buy food, among other things.
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Lots of people are talking about masks. But what about gloves? Do they offer any protection? If you're still going to work, should you isolate yourself from family members when you get home?
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White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows is working with Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to see how wage rates for immigrant farmworkers can be reduced. Critics say it will hurt all workers.
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The coronavirus is hitting African Americans especially hard. Jahmil Lacey, a researcher on health disparities, says distrust of the medical establishment is a big reason why.
A year after fans filled the streets of Los Angeles to celebrate the life of Nipsey Hussle, fans take to the Internet to remember his legacy.
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Otis Knapp Lee made cakes for Bill Clinton's inaugurations and gave away thousands of turkeys every Thanksgiving. But the Detroit deli owner was best known for his heaping corned-beef sandwiches.
Governor Andrew Cuomo says he's cautiously optimistic that the COVID-19 infection rate is slowing in New York. He called for federal help to ramp up mass scale testing as a step to ease the shutdown.
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"I would say to the rest of the world that there is one thing that we have left when we are in trouble, and that is the hope that we will see tomorrow," Evan Mawarire, a Zimbabwean pastor, tells NPR.
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Not only are a higher percentage of patients men than women, but they seem to suffer more severe symptoms. And they may be less likely to go in for testing.
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio acknowledged that more people are being buried at the city's potter's field, but stressed that only the bodies of the unclaimed would be buried there.
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Following a brief spike in the president's approval ratings, more than half of Americans now say they disapprove of his job performance.
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Some agencies and places urged or required people to use face coverings in public early on. Others dismissed the coverings as ineffective, then revised their stance. Why the differences?
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With the country shut down for the month of April, Roman Catholic churches are bringing their Holy Week celebrations online to continue rituals and reach the faithful.
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The tech companies say their software would protect privacy while helping public health officials trace the spread of the coronavirus.
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Travelers are finding a wide range of health screenings at U.S. airports, even after repatriation and other international flights.
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The Indianapolis-based institution is gathering documents and other items that will one day help tell the story of the coronavirus pandemic. Historians are asking the public to help.
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