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Democrats Near Deal With White House on Stimulus Package

WASHINGTON — Top Democrats and Trump administration officials said they were optimistic about finalizing an agreement on Tuesday on a roughly $2 trillion economic stabilization plan to respond to the coronavirus pandemic, after striking a tentative deal to...

Democrats Again Block Action on Coronavirus Stimulus, Seeking Restrictions on Corporate Aid

WASHINGTON — The Treasury secretary and the top Senate Democrat said late Monday that they were on the brink of a deal on a nearly $2 trillion emergency economic aid measure to respond to the coronavirus pandemic,...

On Politics: The Economy Won’t Distance

Good morning and welcome to On Politics, a daily political analysis of the 2020 elections based on reporting by New York Times journalists. Sign up here to get On Politics in your inbox every weekday. Where things stand President Trump...

Joe Biden, Struggling for Visibility, Faults Trump’s Response to Coronavirus

With President Trump providing daily televised briefings and governors like Andrew M. Cuomo emerging as national leaders during the coronavirus pandemic, former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. is still grappling with how to position himself as a prominent...

Trump Says Coronavirus Cure Cannot ‘Be Worse Than the Problem Itself’

President Trump on Sunday night said that the government would reassess the recommended period for keeping businesses shut and millions of workers at home after this week, amid millions of job losses caused by the efforts to...

The Fed Goes All In With Unlimited Bond-Buying Plan Due to Coronavirus

The Federal Reserve, determined to try to keep the spread of the coronavirus from devastating the American economy, rolled out a series of sweeping new programs on Monday meant to shore up large and small businesses and...

How the Next Democratic Debate Got Ensnared in a Labor Fight

LOS ANGELES — It’s a labor dispute that had drawn little notice, affecting about 150 workers and featuring only a handful of picket lines. Yet in the heated political atmosphere surrounding the Democratic presidential contest, the impasse...

Rick Gates, Ex-Trump Aide and Key Witness for Mueller, to Be Sentenced

WASHINGTON — After helping bring down two former advisers to President Trump, the former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates is scheduled to be sentenced on Tuesday morning for his part in a criminal financial scheme and for...

Giuliani Provides Details of What Trump Knew About Ambassador’s Removal

WASHINGTON — Rudolph W. Giuliani said on Monday that he provided President Trump with detailed information this year about how the United States ambassador to Ukraine was, in Mr. Giuliani’s view, impeding investigations that could benefit Mr....

Slotkin, Backing Impeachment, Draws Instant Protests, and Applause

HOLLY, Mich. — Impeaching President Trump, Representative Elissa Slotkin said, “was pretty much the last thing I wanted to be working on in my first term as a congressperson.” Yet there she was at midnight Sunday, holed up...

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Coronavirus UK Lockdown: Only ‘immediate family’ at funerals

The reality of Boris Johnson's coronavirus lockdown started to become clear today as boyfriends and girlfriends who do...

Republican Rep. Liz Cheney blasts push to relax stay-at-home measures but doesn’t name Trump

Republican Rep. Liz Cheney is pushing back at President Donald Trump's move away from social distancing measures being used to slow the spread...

Gov. Cuomo warns other Americans ‘you will all be New York in weeks’

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo lambasted President Trump on Tuesday for sending only 400 ventilators to New York from the federal stockpile of 20,000...

Coronavirus: Greta Thunberg has symptoms and is self-isolating

Greta Thunberg says she may have contracted coronavirus and has self-isolated at home with her father. The teenage climate activist said she appeared to have been...

Speech recognition systems from five tech companies are bias towards people of color, study reveals 

Speech recognition systems are deep-rooted with bias towards people of color, a new study reveals. Stanford researches found these technologies from Amazon, Apple, Google,...