Federal and state officials caution that number of cases will continue to grow

The White House’s coronavirus coordinator said that the pandemic could kill as many as 200,000 Americans.

Furloughs at Macy’s, Gannett and Gap signal mounting economic distress

The ongoing, massive cuts by major firms have led some economists to predict that the number of unemployed Americans could top 40 million by mid-April.

Why Mexico seems to have so many fewer cases than the U.S.

Mexico is taking an unorthodox approach to the pandemic, but officials acknowledge that the actual number of people with coronavirus is much higher than reported.

As Trump changed course, both public health and politics played a role

Campaign officials are said to have briefed the president in recent days about their fears of reopening the economy too soon, arguing that a spike in deaths could be more politically damaging than the economic downturn.
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With hand sanitizer and elbow bumps, real estate agents are still selling during pandemic

Not even the coronavirus can stop open houses, in-house inspections and in-person closings.

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.

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