CDC is considering recommending that people wear face coverings in public

A move being weighed by officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention would stress that medical masks be left for health-care workers.

Here’s how to get a small business loan under the coronavirus aid bill

The $2 trillion aid package includes nearly $350 billion for small businesses. Business groups say lenders are moving as fast as they can to make the loans available.

Trump puts corporate executives front and center at Rose Garden briefings

But even the president seemed taken aback by the effusive praise one CEO heaped on him at Monday's appearance.
Annalisa D’Aguilar, a high school senior in New York, was set to appear in two stage productions in March and April. (Aisha D’Aguilar)
Annalisa D’Aguilar, a high school senior in New York, was set to appear in two stage productions in March and April. (Aisha D’Aguilar)
Dmetrio Cavens-Summers, a track athlete and football star in California, is mourning the loss of spring sports. (Dmetrio Cavens-Summers)
Dmetrio Cavens-Summers, a track athlete and football star in California, is mourning the loss of spring sports. (Dmetrio Cavens-Summers)
Emma Dabelko, a senior in Athens, Ohio, is still deciding where to attend college this fall. (Erik Dabelko)
Emma Dabelko, a senior in Athens, Ohio, is still deciding where to attend college this fall. (Erik Dabelko)

For high school seniors, a sad ending and unexpected lessons

An invisible and unforgiving menace has upended the last stretch of school: Prom dresses hang unworn in closets, senior trips have been canceled, and graduation ceremonies are in jeopardy.

Immunocompromised families grapple with fears of infection

The pandemic has brought another layer of physical risk and mental anguish to the already stressed lives of people who have compromised immune systems, and presents new challenges for their care providers.

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The Justice Department inspector general has issued a new memorandum alerting officials of widespread problems in FISA applications.
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The Trump Organization has laid off more than 550 workers at its hotels, and occupancy at the D.C. hotel was recently about 5 percent.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said U.S. sanctions would be lifted only after a transitional government had been established and “foreign security forces” had left Venezuela.
Included in the price were tickets to the final 2016 game played by the Lakers great, who died in a helicopter crash along with his daughter and seven others earlier this year.
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The U.S. Olympic committee asked for money. Congress should tear it down.

Olympic officials wanted stimulus money help to support athletes. Since when have they ever done that?
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Taking over the family Passover dinner can mean breaking traditions

This is the traditional brisket recipe that graces the tables of much of the Eastern European Jewish diaspora.
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6 spring cleaning tasks you may have overlooked

We all know to disinfect doorknobs and handles. Here are the other parts of the home that a cleaning expert is tackling.
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