McConnell discusses prospects for another round of relief

Faced with a collapsed job market, Congress needs to tend to unemployment insurance funds supporting millions thrown out of work, but surging debt means there are limits to the scope of federal aid to help heal the coronavirus -damaged economy, the Senate’s top leader said Tuesday. In his first public appearances in his home state […]

‘Invisible demon’: Virus hits even top-rated nursing homes

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Abbott Terrace Health Center in Waterbury, where 41 residents have died from the coronavirus, has been cited by regulators for infection control violations and fined three times by the state and federal governments over the last several years. It has the lowest nursing home overall rating issued by the federal […]

Watch: Dr. Fauci answers your questions on ‘Coronavirus House Calls’

Have a question about the fight against COVID-19 and our “new normal?” Email the question, your name, and your city to our experts at to have it answered on “Coronavirus House Calls.” Catch Saturday’s episode with Dr. Fauci above. Watch the next episode on Sunday, May 24 at 3 p.m. CT. BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — As […]

Supreme Court won’t put transgender inmate surgery on hold

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court won’t put an Idaho transgender inmate’s gender confirmation surgery on hold while a lawsuit over the procedure moves forward. The order on Thursday means Adree Edmo can continue getting pre-surgical treatments and potentially even gender confirmation surgery this year while Idaho officials wait to hear if the […]

Western governors ask Congress for $1T in aid to states

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Governors and legislative leaders from five western states that are coordinating their response to the coronavirus outbreak asked Congress on Monday to send $1 trillion to state and local governments across the U.S. in the next federal aid package. Officials from California, Colorado, Nevada, Oregon and Washington said in a letter […]

The Latest: Coronavirus still spreading in 2nd S Korea wave

SEOUL, South Korea — The coronavirus continues to spread in South Korea, particularly in the densely populated Seoul metropolitan region, which is home to half the country’s 51 million people. The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 49 new cases for the nation Friday, with 26 of them in Seoul and the nearby […]

Nexstar Broadcasting to host exclusive live telecast of Virtual Town Hall with Connecticut’s government and community leaders tonight at 7pm

Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXST), announced today that it will host an exclusive live virtual Town Hall meeting, “COVID-19 The Virtual Town Hall,” featuring a cross-section of Connecticut’s federal, state, and local government and community leaders on Monday, May 18, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. ET.

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