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The Latest Consumer-Spending Report, Explained

Consumer spending fell 7.5% in March, prompting further concerns about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the economy. Here’s why consumer spending is so important and how it can signal if the country is heading toward a recession. Photo: … Continue reading

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Vaccine expert: ‘Using terms like Operation Warp Speed, that doesn’t help us’

Vaccine expert Dr. Peter Hotez warns against using a certain type of messaging when talking about how quickly a COVID-19 vaccine will be made for distribution. Read more Read the origin of topic at msnbc.com Latest Headlines

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Mayday: Landlords Brace for Impact as More Tenants Can’t Pay Rent

Hundreds of thousands of renters may miss rent payments for May as the coronavirus crisis enters its third month in the U.S. For smaller landlords, that means facing their own financial crisis. WSJ’s Jason Bellini reports. Photo: Fadhila Hussein Read … Continue reading

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NYT op-ed: More suffering ahead for developing world

As Americans try to simply survive this pandemic, what are the long term impacts of the coronavirus? New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof joins Stephanie Ruhle to explain how a lack of food could have a devastating impact around the … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Update: Covid-19 Treatment Hopes, Aerospace Survival Plans

Regulators weigh greenlighting the emergency use of a Gilead drug as Los Angeles starts offering free coronavirus tests; Boeing and Airbus plan to cut thousands of jobs; Elon Musk rails against lockdown measures. WSJ’s Shelby Holliday has the latest on … Continue reading

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Trump hits Biden over observing virus restrictions

At a recent briefing, the president yet again went after Joe Biden, referring to him as a 'sleepy guy in a basement,' but is every remark with Trump just projection or confession? Read more Read the origin of topic at … Continue reading

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How Coronavirus Changes Unemployment Insurance for Gig Workers

Gig workers are playing a bigger role in the American economy during the global pandemic. WSJ’s Gerald F. Seib explores whether their eligibility for unemployment insurance will continue after the virus passes. Photo: Justin Heiman/Getty Images Read the origin of … Continue reading

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Fauci says drug remdesivir shows ‘clear’ promise treating COVID-19

Despite conflicting reports over the success of remdesivir, the NIH's Dr. Anthony Fauci says there's proof the drug can block the coronavirus. Dr. Irwin Redlener and Prof. Anne Rimoin both join to discuss. Read more Read the origin of topic … Continue reading

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Opinion: That Trump Lysol Moment

Wonder Land: The dispute between “proven” therapies to treat coronavirus and taking risks for people at death’s door. Images: Everett Collection/Getty Images Composite: Mark Kelly Read the origin of topic at WSJ Live Video

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Chris Hayes: Yeah, we should bail out the Ritz-Carlton

The issues facing the Payroll Protection Program are being framed as big businesses pilfering money meant for local establishments. But the real problem is a basic flaw in the program: it should be open-ended. Read more Read the origin of … Continue reading

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