WASHINGTON, Aug 4 Top White House officials and
Democratic leaders in the U.S. Congress will try again on
Tuesday to narrow gaping differences over a fifth major
coronavirus-aid bill to help stimulate the economy and possibly
dispatch new aid to the unemployed.
WASHINGTON Top U.S. infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci on Friday resisted efforts by a staunch ally of President Donald Trump to turn his testimony about controlling the coronavirus pandemic into criticism of protests against racial injustice. | Video
July 31 Florida, one of the U.S. coronavirus
hotspots, reported another record increase in COVID-19 deaths on
Friday as the country's top infectious disease expert dodged
partisan bickering at a congressional hearing about a national
strategy to fight the pandemic.
WASHINGTON, July 31 Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top
U.S. infectious disease expert, will testify on Friday before a
coronavirus subcommittee in Congress, weeks after President
Donald Trump's administration first refused to let him address
WASHINGTON Just one day before a federal jobless benefit was set to expire, the U.S. Congress was no closer on Thursday to a deal extending or replacing the extra $600 per week in payments to tens of millions of Americans thrown out of work by the coronavirus pandemic.
WASHINGTON U.S. congressional Republicans and Democrats, struggling to reach a deal to provide more aid to those hurt by the coronavirus pandemic, slid on Wednesday toward letting a $600-per-week unemployment benefit lapse when it expires this week.
WASHINGTON, July 29 Top Trump administration
officials and Democratic congressional leaders will try on
Wednesday to narrow their stark differences over a coronavirus
aid bill, with no guarantees they can craft a compromise before
some jobless benefits expire at the end of this week.
WASHINGTON Republicans in the White House and the U.S. Congress were in disarray over their own plan for providing $1 trillion in new coronavirus aid on Tuesday, as negotiations aimed at reaching a compromise bill with Democrats also sputtered.
U.S. Republican Senator Martha McSally shows every sign of being an imperiled incumbent, trailing Democratic challenger Mark Kelly in money and polling as President Donald Trump's electoral woes jeopardize Republican control of the Senate.
WASHINGTON U.S. Republicans and Democrats remained far apart on Tuesday on how much to spend on the next round of coronavirus relief as they discussed proposals to extend unemployment insurance for Americans thrown out of work and provide more money for schools.