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.
A traffic officer hands out leaflets about the coronavirus Sunday to people arriving from the United States in Ciudad Juarez. (Reuters)
A traffic officer hands out leaflets about the coronavirus Sunday to people arriving from the United States in Ciudad Juarez. (Reuters)
Migrants seeking U.S. work visas stand outside in Monterrey, Mexico, last week after being evicted from their overcrowded hotel. (Reuters)
Migrants seeking U.S. work visas stand outside in Monterrey, Mexico, last week after being evicted from their overcrowded hotel. (Reuters)
Commuters travel in close proximity of one another on a train in Mexico City on Sunday. (Reuters)
Commuters travel in close proximity of one another on a train in Mexico City on Sunday. (Reuters)
People dance in Mexico City on Sunday in defiance of authorities who have urged Mexicans to remain indoors. (Reuters)
People dance in Mexico City on Sunday in defiance of authorities who have urged Mexicans to remain indoors. (Reuters)

Why Mexico seems to have so many fewer cases than the United States

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.

‘Stay-at-home’ orders have been issued for the D.C. region. Here is what that means.

Residents can get fined or jailed for breaking social distancing rules in the greater Washington region and in most parts of the United States under similar orders.

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People rush to raise backyard chickens amid egg shortages, coronavirus concerns

Hatcheries report an increased demand for hens as people grow chickens for eggs, meat and companionship.
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