Trump, congressional leaders converge on need for new economic package

Barely a week after the enactment of a $2 trillion stimulus, Congress is already preparing for more, as the needs for small businesses and individual Americans become glaringly obvious.

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As layoffs surge in richer countries, poorer nations lose a crucial economic lifeline

Many workers around the world are no longer able to help relatives in developing nations whose lives can hinge on the payments sent home.
A spaced-out line of people forms outside a Trader Joe's store in Reston, Va., on Wednesday. (Jahi Chikwendiu/The Post)
A spaced-out line of people forms outside a Trader Joe's store in Reston, Va., on Wednesday. (Jahi Chikwendiu/The Post)
Wearing a mask and gloves, a worker restocks apples in an Asian grocery store in Falls Church, Va., on Friday. (Reuters)
Wearing a mask and gloves, a worker restocks apples in an Asian grocery store in Falls Church, Va., on Friday. (Reuters)
A cashier at a grocery store in Merrick, N.Y., works behind a plexiglass barrier as a safety precaution on Friday. (Getty Images)
A cashier at a grocery store in Merrick, N.Y., works behind a plexiglass barrier as a safety precaution on Friday. (Getty Images)
Cashiers wearing protective masks work in a grocery store in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Thursday. (Getty Images)
Cashiers wearing protective masks work in a grocery store in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Thursday. (Getty Images)

Grocery workers are beginning to die of coronavirus

The deaths of at least four workers in recent days are raising questions about whether supermarkets will be able to hire enough workers to continue operations.

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Wisconsin Supreme Court blocks order by governor to stop Tuesday’s elections in state’s latest whipsaw

The decision by the court came hours after Gov. Tony Evers (D) issued an executive order suspending in-person voting, citing the intensifying threat of the pandemic.
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Sanders supporters take sides over whether he should drop out

Some of the senator’s top allies have suggested that he consider ending his campaign, but his activist supporters strongly oppose his departure.
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At a funeral home in Queens, the struggle to deal with surging coronavirus deaths

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‘A painful sense of separation’: Queen recalls WWII child evacuations in rare address

Queen Elizabeth II reminded her subjects that millions of British parents and children were separated during World War II, as they are now during the pandemic.
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