Seattle’s Empty Seaport Is A Stark Look At The Coronavirus Pandemic’s Impact On The U.S. Economy

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Trump Touted Abbott’s Quick COVID-19 Test. HHS Document Shows Only 5,500 Are On Way For Entire U.S.

A coronavirus test made by Abbott Laboratories and introduced with considerable fanfare by President Donald Trump in a Rose Garden news conference this week is giving state and local health officials very little added capacity to perform speedy tests needed … Read more…

Guatemala Asks U.S. to Halt Deportations of Guatemalans to Prevent Spread of Coronavirus

Guatemala’s government has asked the U.S. to stop deportations of Guatemalans to prevent the spread of the coronavirus in the impoverished Central American country, days after local authorities reported the first case of an infected deportee. WSJ.com: World News SPECIAL … Read more…

WATCH LIVE: Trump, Pence speak about U.S. coronavirus response alongside White House Task Force

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Mnuchin expresses hope a deal is ‘very close’ on $2 trillion coronavirus aid package in U.S. Senate

A far-reaching coronavirus economic stimulus package remained stalled in the U.S. Senate on Monday as lawmakers haggled over its provisions, but the U.S. Treasury secretary voiced confidence a deal would be reached soon. Reuters: Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: SPECIAL NEWS … Read more…

Failure To Identify, Isolate Coronavirus Infections Puts U.S. On Dark Path | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

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U.S. government, tech industry discussing ways to use smartphone location data to combat coronavirus

The U.S. government is in active talks with Facebook, Google and a wide array of tech companies and health experts about how they can use data gleaned from Americans’ phones to combat the novel coronavirus, including tracking whether people are … Read more…

U.S. Offered ‘Large Sum’ to German Company for Access to Coronavirus Vaccine Research, German Officials Say

The United States says it will share any vaccine breakthroughs with the world, but German officials appeared rattled by its reported overture to a biotech firm. NYT > U.S. > Politics BEST DEAL UPDATE: SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to … Read more…

‘It shouldn’t take a pandemic’: Coronavirus exposes Internet inequality among U.S. students as schools close their doors

As schools shutter around the country, some educators are migrating their daily lessons and dreaded homework assignments onto the web. But many administrators and teachers nationwide say they lack that digital luxury — illustrating how a public-health crisis has brought … Read more…

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Airport Screenings Cause Long Waits; Trump Tests Negative

Spain and France have announced countrywide restrictions, and passengers on U.S. flights from Europe are waiting hours to go through enhanced health screening. NYT > Top Stories SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card … Read more…

U.S. Soccer Head Quits Over Argument in Pay-Gap Suit That Women Have Less Ability Than Men

Carlos Cordeiro resigned as U.S. Soccer Federation president on Thursday night, three days after the organization sparked a backlash when its legal papers in a gender discrimination lawsuit claimed the women’s national team players had less physical ability and responsibility … Read more…

U.S. legislation targets online child sexual abuse; threatens encryption on Facebook, Google

A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on the powerful judiciary committee on Thursday introduced a bill aimed at curbing online distribution of child sexual abuse material that technology and civil liberties groups said was an attack on strong encryption critical … Read more…

Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. States Declare Emergencies as Global Outbreak Nears 100,000 Cases

The world’s leading health official told the international community that “now is the time to act.” NYT > Top Stories SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off of … Read more…

U.S. lawmakers to hold hearing on bill that fights child sexual abuse while threatening encryption

The Senate Judiciary Committee said on Wednesday it would hold a hearing on March 11 to discuss legislation aimed at curbing the online distribution of child sexual abuse material and penalizing companies that offer encryption. Reuters: Politics SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: … Read more…

U.S. Streamer BritBox To Co-Produce Luke Evans Crime Drama ‘The Pembrokeshire Murders’

U.S. streaming service BritBox is to co-produce ITV crime drama The Pembrokeshire Murders starring Murder Mystery and The Alienist star Luke Evans. The SVOD service, which is a joint venture between the BBC and ITV, will take U.S. and Canadian rights to the three-part … Read more…

Other countries are testing patients for coronavirus by the tens of thousands. Why the U.S. is so far behind

South Korean officials are setting up “drive-thru” coronavirus screening facilities. Manufacturers in China have the capacity to distribute more than 1.5 million tests a week. The countries, alongside Italy and the U.K., are testing tens of thousands of people for … Read more…

Millions of tweets peddled conspiracy theories about coronavirus in other countries, an unpublished U.S. report says

Roughly 2 million tweets peddled conspiracy theories and other falsehoods about coronavirus in other countries over the roughly two-week period when the outbreak began to spread outside China, according to a report from an arm of State Department obtained by … Read more…