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Here’s How Wuhan Tested 6.5 Million for Coronavirus in Days

In Wuhan, medical workers armed with coronavirus test swabs scoured construction sites and markets to look for itinerant workers while others made house calls to reach older residents and people with disabilities. Officials aired announcements [...]

Unemployment claims rise by 2.4 million as states try to open for business

The Congressional Budget Office projects unemployment will still be as high as 8.6 percent by 2021. | Nam Y. Huh/AP Photo By REBECCA RAINEY 05/21/2020 08:31 AM EDT Updated: 05/21/2020 11:26 AM EDT */ ]]> Another 2.4 million [...]

Emergency relief screw-up hits 5 million student loan borrowers

The Department of Education. | Alex Brandon/AP Photo */ ]]> Nearly 5 million student loan borrowers who got a break on their monthly payments from Congress under the economic rescue law have been hit with incorrect information on [...]

Coronavirus in Wuhan: Inside China’s Plan to Test 11 Million People

Wuhan, the Chinese city where the coronavirus pandemic began, has announced an ambitious plan to test all of its 11 million residents for the virus in the coming days, a campaign that will be closely watched by governments elsewhere. The [...]

Joe Biden, Democratic National Committee raise $60 million in April

Joseph R. Biden and the Democratic National Committee announced Monday they raised a combined $ 60.5 million in April. Mr. Biden, the presumed Democratic presidential nominee, thanked donors for giving money to his campaign amid the coronavirus [...]

Steven Mnuchin pledges ‘full audit’ of small business loans of more than $2 million

Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin on Tuesday pledged a “full audit” of loans through a new small business program that are worth more than $ 2 million and said borrowers will face criminal liability if they misled the federal government. “We [...]

U.K. Paid $20 Million for New Coronavirus Tests. They Didn’t Work.

“You can’t lift the lockdown as long as you are not testing massively,” said Nicolas Locker, a professor of virology at the University of Surrey. “As long as the government is not testing in the community, we are going to be on [...]

Kevin McCarthy: ’22 million reasons why’ not to play politics on small biz program

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Thursday said there are “22 million reasons why” Congress should not be playing politics with a soon-to-be depleted loan program for small businesses that was part of the $ 2.2 trillion economic [...]

Trump campaign, RNC raise more than $212 million in first quarter

The Trump campaign and the Republican National Committee said Monday that the RNC, the campaign and Mr. Trump’s associated committees raised more than $ 212 million in the first quarter and started April with more than $ 240 million on [...]

Global Coronavirus Deaths Cross 100,000, a Grim Milestone, as Cases Pass 1.5 Million: Live Updates

The camp of around 3,000 people was placed under quarantine late Thursday after a 32-year-old man tested positive for the virus. Since then, 20 more infections have been confirmed, according to state television, though the government [...]