President Biden is expected to discuss his administration’s economic relief plans.
Warning that Yemen could be consumed by a large-scale famine, top relief officials at the United Nations implored the United States on Thursday to scrap its blacklisting of Yemen’s Houthi insurgent group, arguing that the move could effectively sever food
Rams coach Sean McVay smiled and then let out a whistle of excitement, and possibly relief, when asked about how kicker Matt Gay has helped his team. “Woo. I’ll tell you what, it’s been huge. Man, he’s Mr. Automatic, as
Liam Hendriks was the American League Relief Pitcher of the Year in 2020. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images) ORG XMIT: 607682997 | Thearon W. Henderson, Getty On paper, White Sox might be best team in American League Here’s what
But the relief may be too late for many. California is buckling under the latest Covid-19 surge, with intensive care units everywhere nearly filled to capacity. Much of the state is under stay-at-home orders, which bans all manners of dining
MADRID — The recent Brexit trade deal generated relief in Britain and the European Union, but some issues were left on the negotiating table — including what to do about Gibraltar, the British territory at the southern tip of Spain
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) discusses increasing Covid-19 relief to $2,000 for some individuals after Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) added other provisions to the stimulus check vote. #CNN #News
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) wants to force a vote in the U.S. Senate on increasing Covid-19 relief checks from $600 to $2,000 per person. And he says he willing to hold up a massive defense-spending bill to get that vote.
The $900 billion pandemic relief package that President Trump belatedly signed Sunday night gained steam on Monday as an issue in the Georgia Senate runoffs, with the two Republican incumbents seeking to ride the tailwinds of the stimulus bill and
Trump spent Christmas pouting and golfing while sitting on a $1 trillion coronavirus relief package, and as a result, 14 million people will temporarily lose their unemployment insurance. This narrowly averted a government shutdown, which would have taken effect Monday
The bipartisan, $900 billion Covid-19 relief bill passed by Congress on Monday night is more than a much-needed if somewhat poorly designed financial lifeline for Americans hit hard by the pandemic. The bill — which President Trump is expected to
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Referring to the March stimulus law, Mr. Bernanke added, “The relief act should ensure, at least, that the Federal Reserve’s emergency lending authorities, as they stood before the passage of the CARES Act, remain fully intact and available to respond
The maneuvering put the fate of Congress’ relief package back in doubt at a critical juncture, as coronavirus cases surge, unemployment insurance claims remain high, and a spate of weakening data points underline that American households and businesses are contending
The feds recently seized $8.4 million in coronavirus relief funds from a family-run “ministry” in Florida that appeared to be bogus, court records show. The US Secret Service found the money in bank accounts linked to ASLAN International Ministry, an
As Congress bargains over more financial relief during the coronavirus pandemic, some of the hundreds of thousands of Georgians who are casting ballots for the Jan. 5 runoffs that will determine which party controls the U.S. Senate are calling for
Gov. James R. Thompson let out a sight of relief after Democrat Thomas Hynes of Chicago was chosen Senate president after a six-seek standoff with party dissidents in 1977. | AP Today’s history lesson: the protracted 1977 battle involving the
Months of negotiations and competing pandemic relief proposals have not yet yielded a deal, prompting lawmakers in Washington recently to extend the deadline for talks. A $908 billion package born from compromise, proposed by a group in the House and
Without a parallel effort to curb tuition growth, one-time debt relief could actually lead to more higher-education debt in the future as students take on larger loans, hoping the government would at some point wipe them clean, a “moral hazard”
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With time running out to pass another round of COVID-19 relief, lawmakers from both parties were closing in on a plan to provide roughly $300 in extra federal weekly unemployment benefits. | Getty WASHINGTON — A proposed COVID-19 relief bill
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A bipartisan group of Democrat and Republican members of Congress announce a proposal for a COVID-19 relief bill on Capitol Hill on Dec. 1, 2020, in Washington, D.C. The plan includes money for more PPP loans. | Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images
Faulting inaction in Washington, governors and state lawmakers are racing to get pandemic relief to small business owners, the unemployed, renters and others whose livelihoods have been upended by the widening coronavirus outbreak. In some cases, elected officials are spending
The United States is providing $17 million in humanitarian aid to help relief efforts in Central America and Colombia in the wake of hurricanes Iota and Eta. Last week, Iota hammered areas that had been recently battered by Eta. Both were Category 4 storms.
Yearim Choi, 23, a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipient, said it was a “sigh of relief” when she learned Joe Biden was projected to win the 2020 election. | Pat Nabong/Sun-Times President-elect Joe Biden has signaled he will reinstate
Top congressional Democrats renewed calls for a sweeping coronavirus relief package on Thursday, citing record-breaking coronavirus infections and the presidential election results, to justify a larger relief package.
David Toole was 26 when he found relief from his postal work in Britain in an unexpected way: as a novice dancer at a workshop, where he showed intuitive grace and athleticism while performing on his hands. His legs had