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Trump signs historic $2 trillion stimulus after Congress passes it Friday

Originally Published: 27 MAR 20 06:04 ET Updated: 27 MAR 20 19:00 ET By Clare Foran, Manu Raju, Haley Byrd and Ted Barrett, CNN (CNN) — President Donald Trump signed into law Friday afternoon a historic $2 trillion stimulus package as the American public and the US economy fight the devastating spread of Covid-19. The…MORE

Automakers are racing to make ventilators. But it’s not that easy

Originally Published: 27 MAR 20 11:44 ET By Jackie Wattles and Peter Valdes-Dapena, CNN (CNN) — US automakers have come to the rescue when the nation has faced supply shortages during wartime in the past. Ford built heavy bomber airplanes and GM built amphibious assault craft, among other things. So it seems only natural that,…MORE

Following social distance rules, family celebrates birth outside center

Originally Published: 26 MAR 20 12:40 ET By Regan Porter Click here for updates on this story MERRIAM, KS (WDAF) — Social distancing didn’t stop one Olathe family from “being there” for a birth. The Burdolski’s welcomed their second bundle of joy into this world at the Advent Health Birth Center on Saturday. In light…MORE

Amazon warehouses are getting hit with coronavirus cases

Originally Published: 25 MAR 20 12:34 ET Updated: 25 MAR 20 15:13 ET By Brian Fung and Sara Ashley O’Brien, CNN Business (CNN) — Amazon warehouses are facing a growing tide of coronavirus cases with at least nine facilities hit so far, according to Amazon and local media reports. One person who works in Amazon’s…MORE

Trump wants nation ‘raring to go by Easter’

President Donald Trump says he wants the nation “opened up and just raring to go by Easter,” a date just more than two weeks away that few health experts believe will be sufficient in containing the spread of coronavirus.MORE

Negotiators signal deal on stimulus close and could pass Congress on Tuesday

Originally Published: 24 MAR 20 11:29 ET Updated: 24 MAR 20 15:38 ET By Clare Foran, Manu Raju, Ted Barrett and Kristin Wilson, CNN (CNN) — Top negotiators signaled on Tuesday that a bipartisan deal on a massive stimulus package to respond to the coronavirus crisis is imminent with signs pointing to an agreement being…MORE