Politics

Congressional leaders scramble to derail Massie bid to drag out vote on $2T coronavirus bill

Congressional leaders scrambled Friday to stall a rogue GOP lawmaker’s last-ditch attempt to force a prolonged, roll-call vote on the massive…

Giant U.S. coronavirus relief bill heads for debate in House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives will begin a two-hour debate on a sweeping, $2.2 trillion coronavirus aid…

Trump says US working closely with China on coronavirus after call with Xi

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. President Trump said Friday…

U.S. airlines to dash for cash grants, not loans, even with potential government stake

CHICAGO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. airlines are preparing to tap the government for up to $25 billion in grants to cover…

Trump says he may stop calling coronavirus the ‘Chinese virus’

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World’s ailing airlines appeal for aid as U.S. offers $58 billion

DUBAI/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Global airlines urged the world’s major economies to act quickly to prevent irreversible damage to an industry…

Biden calls for student loan forgiveness, more aid in next wave of coronavirus response

Former Vice President Joe Biden wants Americans to know how he’d implement the massive $2 trillion coronavirus package to jumpstart…

U.S. offers $58 billion aid to airlines as governments seek to avert bankruptcies

SINGAPORE/DUBAI (Reuters) – Governments stepped up efforts on Thursday to help airlines hammered by a virus-induced travel slump, with the…

FISA court delays deadline for DOJ’s proposed reforms amid coronavirus

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‘Apocalypse now’: Airlines turn to cargo for revenue as U.S. Senate approves aid package

SYDNEY/CHICAGO (Reuters) – Delta Air Lines Inc and Air New Zealand Ltd said they would offer cargo charter services on…