June 14, 2024

Coronavirus
C.D.C. says all Americans should wear masks. Trump says the rule is voluntary.
CDC Now Recommends Americans Consider Wearing Cloth Face Coverings In Public
Dr. Birx now warns Americans NOT to go to the grocery store or pharmacy unless it’s essential during the next 14 days with coronavirus hotspots set to hit peak death rate in a week
Anti-Asian hate continues to spread online amid COVID-19 pandemic
Dr. Fauci Says He Doesn’t Think Americans Should Ever Shake Hands Again To Prevent Spread Of Coronavirus
The coronavirus is infecting and killing black Americans at an alarmingly high rate
Chelsea Handler Did A Bra-To-Face Mask Tutorial, And It’s Actually Not Bad
This Chicago jail has one of the largest coronavirus outbreaks in the US
Detroit hospital nurses refuse to work without more help, ordered to leave
Doctors rethinking coronavirus: Are we using ventilators the wrong way?

Business, Economy
A glossary of the Federal Reserve’s full arsenal of ‘bazookas’
Grocery workers are beginning to die of coronavirus
Tesla to furlough workers, cut employee salaries
Jack Dorsey pledges $1 billion of his Square stake for COVID-19 relief efforts
WeWork Directors Sue SoftBank Over Terminated $3 Billion Share Offer
Coronavirus stimulus checks: 175 million Americans will start receiving funds ‘this week or early next,’ Larry Kudlow says
Treasury’s Mnuchin asking for $250B to replenish small business loan program
Coronavirus stimulus checks: 175 million Americans will start receiving funds ‘this week or early next,’ Larry Kudlow says
Trade set to plunge as COVID-19 pandemic upends global economy
Container lines scramble to avert ‘life-threatening’ COVID-19 losses
Americans Not Making Their Mortgage Payments Soar By 1064% In One Month
Nearly a Third of U.S. Apartment Renters Didn’t Pay April Rent
Tally of Unemployed Workers Surges by 6.6 Million
A Shocking 17 Million Americans Have Filed For Unemployment In Past 3 Weeks
Fed Unveils New Bailout Program, Will Provide Up To $2.3 Trillion In Loans To “Support Economy”
The Day The Fed Nationalized The Bond Market: The Complete Summary Of Everything The Fed Did Today
Free Markets Are Dead: Fed To Start Buying Junk Bonds, High Yield ETFs
IMF Sees World in Worst Recession Since Great Depression
Fed balance sheet increases to record $6.13 trillion
‘Sudden Black Hole’ for the Economy With Millions More Unemployed

World
Man shot dead in Philippines for flouting coronavirus rules
Netanyahu announces nationwide lockdown until Friday
‘Complete collapse of economies’ ahead as Africa faces virus
China’s virus pandemic epicenter Wuhan ends 76-day lockdown
Japan Declares State Of Emergency, Ramping Up Virus Battle
Bank of England to temporarily finance UK government spending
Spanish Government Aims to Roll Out Basic Income ‘Soon’
Half billion more people face poverty due to virus
In Scramble for Coronavirus Supplies, Rich Countries Push Poor Aside
China Quietly Injected A Record 5.2 Trillion In New Credit To Kickstart Its Frozen Economy

Politics
Sanders quits Democratic race for president; Biden is party’s apparent nominee
Donald Trump Signs Order Encouraging U.S. To Mine The Moon For Minerals

Local
Kemp extends emergency powers to mid-May to combat coronavirus
Homeless fill Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson airport atrium overnight

Social
Nearly a Third of U.S. Renters Didn’t Pay April Rent
Los Angeles Embarks on Massive Effort to Move Homeless Residents Into Hotels Amid Coronavirus
Couple get married and jailed on same day after flouting coronavirus lockdown rules

Religion
Coronavirus Is Upending Traditions for Passover and Easter—But Traditions Have Adapted for Past Pandemics, Too

Food
Coronavirus may cause some food shortages, warns government task force
Stark photos show miles-long row of cars waiting outside a Florida food bank as demand surges by 600 per cent
European Union Approves Bugs For Human Consumption
Grocery prices are rising as eat-at-home demand soars
It’s Nearly Impossible to Get Big Box Grocery Delivery in NYC Right Now
Panera gets into the grocery business to sell high-demand staples
COVID-19 crisis heaps pressure on nation’s food banks
Farmers Are Panic-Buying to Keep America’s 95 Million Cows Fed
The global food supply chain wasn’t designed for this
“We Can’t Give Our Product Away” – Farmers Toss Thousands Of Acres Of Fruits, Veggies As Sales Plummet
Coronavirus Latest: Major Meat Processors Shutting Down Plants
Poultry Worker’s Death Highlights Spread of Coronavirus in Meat Plants
‘Breadlines’ Erupt Across America As Lockdowns Crush America’s “Working Poor”

Education
Colleges With Empty Campuses Face an Uncertain Financial Future

Military
The Navy Fired the Captain of the Theodore Roosevelt. See How the Crew Responded.
The acting Navy secretary resigns after an outcry over criticism of a virus-stricken crew.

Videos
“Stayin’ Inside” – Corona Virus Bee Gees Parody

Op-ed
The U.S. was beset by denial and dysfunction as the coronavirus raged