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America's civil rights leader Joseph Lowery dies, aged 98

Sat, Mar 28, 2020

The Reverend Joseph Lowery, a key ally of Martin Luther King in the U.S. civil rights movement of the 1960s, died late on Friday at the age of 98, his family said in a statement. ...

As U.S. virus cases exceed 100,000, doctors decry scarcity of drugs and equipment

Sat, Mar 28, 2020

Doctors and nurses on the front lines of the U.S. coronavirus crisis pleaded on Friday for more protective gear and equipment to treat waves of patients expected to overwhelm hospitals as the sum of known U.S. infections climbed well past 100,000, with more than 1,600 dead. ...

U.S. working with Saudi authorities to arrange repatriation flights

Sat, Mar 28, 2020

The U.S. embassy in Riyadh said on Saturday it was working with the Saudi authorities to arrange repatriation flights to the United States on a commercial airline. ...

U.S. House will have panel overseeing coronavirus aid law expenditures: Pelosi

Fri, Mar 27, 2020

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Friday the House will set up a panel to oversee expenditures under the $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief law. ...

Historic $2.2 trillion coronavirus bill passes U.S. House, becomes law

Fri, Mar 27, 2020

The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved a $2.2 trillion aid package - the largest in history - to help cope with the economic downturn inflicted by the intensifying coronavirus pandemic, and President Donald Trump quickly signed it into law. ...

Brazil's Bolsonaro questions coronavirus deaths, says 'sorry, some will die'

Fri, Mar 27, 2020

Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday cast doubt on Sao Paulo's death toll from the coronavirus outbreak and accused the state governor of manipulating the numbers for political ends, without giving evidence for his claims. ...

Factbox: What's in the $2.2 trillion U.S. coronavirus rescue package

Fri, Mar 27, 2020

The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved an unprecedented $2.2 trillion stimulus package to alleviate the economic devastation of the coronavirus pandemic and sent it to President Donald Trump to sign into law. ...

Trump tells GM: Stop 'wasting time', build ventilators to address coronavirus

Fri, Mar 27, 2020

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday invoked emergency powers to require General Motors Co to build much-needed ventilators for coronavirus patients after he accused the largest U.S. automaker of "wasting time" during negotiations. ...

Factbox: Carmakers churn out machines, masks to help fight coronavirus

Fri, Mar 27, 2020

Auto companies and suppliers around the world are ramping up production of critical healthcare products and machines - everything from cloth face masks to sophisticated ventilator systems - to meet a critical shortage of those items at hospitals and care facilities in North America, Europe and Asia. ...

U.S. group bombards doctors with coronavirus petition to cut 'red tape'

Fri, Mar 27, 2020

Dr. Eric Anderson had just finished vacuuming his New Hampshire home early on Wednesday when the phone in his pocket buzzed with an unusual text message. ...

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