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Vaccine hopes and economic woes grow as coronavirus spreads

World May 16, 2020

Vaccine hopes and economic woes grow as coronavirus spreads

U.S. President Donald Trump voiced hope Friday that a coronavirus vaccine will be available by late 2020, cushioning dire U.S. economic news as parts of Europe reopen despite fears of a second wave of the pandemic. Several nations have eased restrictions to stem the economic ...

Work-from-home Congress? U.S. House OKs proxy votes

World / Politics May 16, 2020

Work-from-home Congress? U.S. House OKs proxy votes

Neither Civil War nor Great Depression nor any other national crisis has pushed the House to allow lawmakers to vote by proxy — without being "present,” as the Constitution requires. That's about to change during the coronavirus pandemic. The House approved Friday a package of ...