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Stocks drop, but hold on to weekly gains after a big rally

Stocks drop, but hold on to weekly gains after a big rally

Posted 1:49 PM 3/27/2020

By ALEX VEIGA and DAMIAN J. TROISE AP Business Writers

Wall Street closed lower Friday but still notched big gains for the week as investors held out hope that a $2 trillion rescue package will cushion businesses and households from the economic devastation being caused by the (More)

3/24/2020

Senate passes coronavirus rescue package on unanimous vote

Senate passes coronavirus rescue package on unanimous vote

Posted 9:00 PM 3/25/2020

By ANDREW TAYLOR and LISA MASCARO Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate late Wednesday passed an unparalleled $2.2 trillion economic rescue package steering aid to businesses, workers and health care systems engulfed by the coronavirus pandemic.

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3/23/2020

US deal may be at hand to ease economic pain of coronavirus

US deal may be at hand to ease economic pain of coronavirus

Posted 1:33 PM 3/24/2020

By LISA MASCARO, ANDREW TAYLOR and JONATHAN LEMIRE Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional and White House officials said Tuesday a deal appears to be at hand to provide sweeping aid to businesses and workers facing ruin from the coronavirus pandemic.

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3/21/2020

Asylum-seekers waiting in Mexico rarely find lawyers

Asylum-seekers waiting in Mexico rarely find lawyers

Posted 7:16 PM 3/23/2020

By CEDAR ATTANASIO and ELLIOT SPAGATAssociated Press

SAN DIEGO (AP) — One by one, asylum-seekers from El Salvador and Honduras who are waiting in Mexico for court hearings in the United States appeared before Judge Lee O’Connor to explain why, after months of effort, they (More)

3/22/2020

Texas moves to ban most abortions due to virus outbreak

Texas moves to ban most abortions due to virus outbreak

Posted 7:11 PM 3/23/2020

DAVID CRARY, JIM VERTUNO and JULIE CARR SMYTH Associated Press

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The governor and attorney general of Texas are moving to ban most abortions in the state during the coronavirus outbreak, declaring they don’t qualify as essential surgeries.

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