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Gov. David Ige
HONOLULU (AP) — Gov. David Ige on Saturday extended the state’s stay-at-home order and the mandatory quarantine for visitors through May 31. “This was not an easy decision. I know this has been difficult for everyone. Businesses need to reopen. People want to end this self-isolation and we want to...
a notice of closure is posted at The Great Frame Up in Grosse Pointe Woods, Mich.
NEW YORK (AP) — The government’s lending program for small businesses is on hold. The Small Business Administration said Thursday that it reached the $349 billion lending limit for the program, after approving nearly 1.7 million loans. Thousands of small business owners whose loans have not yet...
Line of shoppers outside a Costco
(AP) — Americans are beginning to see the first economic impact payments hit their bank accounts. The IRS tweeted Saturday that it had begun depositing the funds into taxpayers’ bank accounts and would be working to get them out as fast as possible. The one-time payments were approved by Congress...
Pope Francis leaves at the end of Easter Sunday Mass
NEW YORK (AP) — Christians around the world celebrated Easter Sunday isolated in their homes by the coronavirus while pastors preached the faith’s joyous news of Christ’s resurrection to empty pews. In Britain, Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the first major world leader to test positive for the...
Priest Edouard Dacre-Wright, left, holds the processional cross as priest Marc Lambert speaks to a video camera during the Way of the Cross ceremony
JERUSALEM (AP) — Christians are commemorating Jesus’ crucifixion without the solemn church services or emotional processions of past years, marking Good Friday in a world locked down by the coronavirus pandemic. The chanting of a small group of clerics inside Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy...
A lone taxi cab drives over a typically gridlocked highway with
(AP) — The United States is bracing for a painful week, with a wave of coronavirus deaths expected across the nation. “This is going to be our Pearl Harbor moment, our 9/11 moment,” U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams said. New York City, the U.S. epicenter, New Orleans and Detroit face especially...
Texas Tavern employees Chris Dobe, left, and Nick Moore
(AP) — The IRS and the Treasury Department say Americans will start receiving their economic impact checks in the next three weeks. The payments are part of the $2.2 trillion rescue package signed into law last week by President Donald Trump aimed at combating the economic ravages of the...
Police caution tape surrounds a playground in Lake Oswego, Ore.
(AP) — “Safer at Home.” It’s a slogan of choice for the mandatory confinement measures aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus. But it’s not true for everyone. As the world’s families hunker down, there’s another danger, less obvious but just as insidious, that worries advocates and...
Waikiki beach with yellow caution tape
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii’s governor has instituted a mandatory 14-day self-quarantine starting Thursday of all people traveling to the state as part of efforts to fight the spread of coronavirus . The order applies to returning residents as well as visitors. It applies to all arrivals at Hawaii...
Tulsi Gabbard in an Assciated Press file photo
Hawaii congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard is suspending her presidential campaign, ending a long-shot effort. She’s offering her full support to former Vice President Joe Biden. She made the announcement by email on Thursday. “I feel that the best way I can be of service at this time is to continue to...

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