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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., accompanied by House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., left, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer of Md., right, and other bipartisan legislators, signs the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act after it passed in the House on Capitol Hill, Friday, March 27, 2020, in Washington. The $2.2 trillion package will head to head to President Donald Trump for his signature. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
AP News
March 27, 2020 - 8:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared that "I'll be the oversight" as lawmakers were in the final days of drafting what became a $2.2 trillion rescue plan for American businesses. In the end, Congress ensured that won’t be the case. The legislation, designed in part to help businesses...
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Medical professional wait to administer a coronavirus (COVID-19) test during a drive-thru testing station on March 26, 2020 in Daly City.
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Stan Bunger
March 27, 2020 - 3:58 pm
KCBS Radio went to the experts to answer your most pressing questions about the coronavirus, how it spreads, and how you can best protect yourself from becoming infected. Anchor Stan Bunger posed listeners' questions to Dr. Art Reingold, Professor of Epidemiology at UC Berkeley Public Health, and...
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Jan 18, 2012; Newark, NJ, USA; Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry not suited for game against the New Jersey Nets at the Prudential Center. New Jersey Nets defeat the Golden State Warriors 107-100. Mandatory Credit: Jim O'Connor-USA TODAY Spo
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Doug Sovern
March 26, 2020 - 4:44 pm
The NBA remains on hiatus so, like many other Bay Area residents, Warriors point guard Steph Curry is sheltering in place at home with his family. On Thursday morning Curry put some of that free time to public service and hosted a half hour Instagram live Q&A with White House coronavirus task...
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FILE - In this March 17, 2020 file photo, people wait in line for help with unemployment benefits at the One-Stop Career Center in Las Vegas. A record-high number of people applied for unemployment benefits last week as layoffs engulfed the United States in the face of a near-total economic shutdown caused by the coronavirus. The surge in weekly applications for benefits far exceeded the previous record set in 1982. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
AP News
March 26, 2020 - 3:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 3.3 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week — almost five times the previous record set in 1982 — amid a widespread economic shutdown caused by the coronavirus. The surge in weekly applications was a stunning reflection of the damage the viral outbreak...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. gives a thumbs up as he arrives on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, March 25, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
AP News
March 26, 2020 - 7:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate passed a mammoth $2.2 trillion economic rescue package steering aid to businesses, workers and health care systems engulfed by the coronavirus pandemic, an unprecedented response amid record new jobless claims and mounting evidence that the economy is in a recession...
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FILE - In this March 6, 2012 file photo, an FBI poster showing a composite image of former FBI agent Robert Levinson, right, of how he would look like now, left, taken from the video, released by his captors in Washington during a news conference. The family of retired FBI agent Levinson said Wednesday, March 25, 2020, that U.S. government officials have concluded that he has died while in the custody of Iran. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
AP News
March 25, 2020 - 8:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government has concluded that retired FBI agent Robert Levinson, who vanished more than a decade ago, died while in the custody of Iran, his family and administration officials said Wednesday. The circumstances and timing of Levinson's death were unclear, but White House...
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The ice rink at Rockefeller Center in New York sits empty after it was closed due to the coronavirus outbreak
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Kathy Novak
March 25, 2020 - 4:51 pm
New York state and California began the month of March with approximately the same number of cases, but New York now has 10 times more coronavirus cases than California. So what explains why New York is confronting a serious surge in cases while the California tally has been growing at a much...
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President Donald Trump gestures as he asks a question to Dr. Deborah Birx, White House coronavirus response coordinator, during a briefing about the coronavirus in the James Brady Briefing Room, Monday, March 23, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
AP News
March 24, 2020 - 3:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — As cases of coronavirus rise, President Donald Trump said that he wants to reopen the country for business in weeks, not months, and claimed, without evidence, that continued closures could result in more deaths than the pandemic itself. "We can’t have the cure be worse than the...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. speaks to reporters outside the Senate chamber after Democrats blocked a coronavirus aid package on Capitol Hill, Monday, March 23, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
AP News
March 24, 2020 - 2:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Top congressional and White House officials emerged from grueling negotiations at the Capitol over the nearly $2 trillion coronavirus rescue package saying they expected to reach a deal Tuesday. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said they...
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 cyclist parks his bicycle in front of a business that has the windows covered with plywood on Valencia Street on March 20, 2020 in San Francisco
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March 23, 2020 - 6:01 pm
As the Bay Area enters its second week at a standstill, Alameda County has reported its first death from coronavirus , with an additional death at an assisted living center in Burlingame on Monday.
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