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Deliberative Senate Declines to Debate More Coronavirus Aid
Congress Weighs Choice: 'Go Big' on Virus Aid or Hit 'Pause'
Skittles Drains Rainbow Colors from Packaging to Honor LGBTQ Pride

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Congress Weighs Choice: 'Go Big' on Virus Aid or Hit 'Pause'

Deliberative Senate Declines to Debate More Coronavirus Aid

By Lisa Mascaro |
Congress is at a crossroads in the coronavirus crisis, wrestling over whether to "go big," as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants, or hit "pause," as Senate Majori...

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Latam Airlines Seeks Bankruptcy Protection as Travel Slumps

Latam Airlines Seeks Bankruptcy Protection as Travel Slumps

By Adam Schreck | May 26
Latam Airlines, South America's biggest carrier, sought U.S. bankruptcy protection Tuesday as it grapples with a sharp downturn in air travel sparked by the coronavirus pandemic.

Shunned by His Party, Iowa's Steve King Fights for His Seat

Shunned by His Party, Iowa's Steve King Fights for His Seat

By Thomas Beaumont | May 26
Rep. Steve King is fighting for his political life — but not because he's made light of rape and incest, or because he wondered when the term "white supremacist" became offensive.

Congress Weighs Choice: 'Go Big' on Virus Aid or Hit 'Pause'

Congress Weighs Choice: 'Go Big' on Virus Aid or Hit 'Pause'

By Lisa Mascaro | May 26
Congress is at a crossroads in the coronavirus crisis, wrestling over whether to "go big," as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants, or hit "pause," as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell insists.

Worker Shortage Concerns Loom in Immigrant-Heavy Meatpacking

Worker Shortage Concerns Loom in Immigrant-Heavy Meatpacking

By Stephen Groves and Sophia Tareen | May 26
Now that reliance and uncertainty about a virus that's killed at least 20 workers and temporarily shuttered several plants fuels concerns about possible labor shortages to meet demand for beef, pork and chicken.

Forced to Adapt, Businesses Rethink How They Make Money

Forced to Adapt, Businesses Rethink How They Make Money

By Joyce M. Rosenberg | May 26
Many business owners are changing the way they make money as they attempt to recoup revenue lost to the coronavirus outbreak.

What Could Replace the Electoral College?

What Could Replace the Electoral College?

May 26
The Electoral College system makes it possible for candidates to win the presidency without a majority of votes. But there are other ways of doing it.

Skittles Drains Rainbow Colors from Packaging to Honor LGBTQ Pride

Skittles Drains Rainbow Colors from Packaging to Honor LGBTQ Pride

May 25
In June, Skittles will again remove its signature rainbow design from packaging and the colors from its candies to recognize LGBTQ Pride month.

1st Deadlines for Laid-Off Workers to Get Health Insurance

1st Deadlines for Laid-Off Workers to Get Health Insurance

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | May 25
Many laid-off workers who lost health insurance in the coronavirus shutdown soon face the first deadlines to qualify for fallback coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

Pandemic A Boon for the Bicycle As Thousands Snap Them Up

Pandemic A Boon for the Bicycle As Thousands Snap Them Up

By Olga R. Rodriguez | May 25
All around the country and the world, bicycles are selling out and officials are trying to take advantage of the growing momentum by expanding bike lanes during the pandemic.

Biden Aims to Move Left Without Abandoning Centrist Roots

Biden Aims to Move Left Without Abandoning Centrist Roots

By Will Weissert and Bill Barrow | May 25
Now that he's the presumptive Democratic nominee, Biden is sharpening his tone, still pitching consensus but touting a "bold agenda" aimed at mollifying progressives.

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