Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders suspended his campaign for the White House during a conference call with staff, making former Vice President Joe Biden the presumptive nominee to face Republican Donald Trump in the Nov. 3 election.
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Wobbly U.S. fiscal response could deepen coronavirus recession
The U.S. government's massive effort to nurse the economy through the coronavirus crisis was billed as a send-money-and-don't-sweat-the-details flood of cash to people and businesses in a $22 trillion system that has ground to a halt.
Toyota extends North American plant shutdown; will stop paying 5,000 temporary workers
Toyota Motor Corp said Wednesday it plans to reopen its North American auto plants on May 4, extending its current shutdown by two additional weeks.
New York reports 779 more deaths, governor says social distancing working
New York's efforts at social distancing are working to get the coronavirus outbreak under control even as the state reported an additional 779 deaths, a record high for a second day, the Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Wednesday.
UK's Johnson 'improving' as he fights COVID-19 in intensive care
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's condition is improving and he is able to sit up in bed and engage with clinical staff, finance minister Rishi Sunak said on Wednesday as Johnson remained in intensive care battling COVID-19.
Invoking medieval invaders, Putin rallies Russians against coronavirus
President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday likened Russia's fight against the novel coronavirus to its battles against medieval invaders and said the next few weeks would be decisive.
Zoom sued for overstating, not disclosing privacy, security flaws
Zoom Video Communications Inc was slapped with a class action suit by one of its shareholders on Tuesday, accusing the video-conferencing app of overstating its privacy standards and failing to disclose that its service was not end-to-end encrypted.
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