Coronavirus strands merchant ship crews at sea for months

Coronavirus strands merchant ship crews at sea for months

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — For nearly four months, Capt. Andrei Kogankov and his oil tanker crew haven’t set foot on dry land. With global travel at a virtual standstill due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Russian captain was forced to extend his normal contract. He still...

Fed approves expansion of state and local support program

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve has approved an expansion of its $500 billion emergency program to support state and local governments.The expansion will allow all states to have at least two cities or counties eligible to tap the Fed support program regardless...
Hints of economic reawakening amid mass, civic unrest

Hints of economic reawakening amid mass, civic unrest

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Wednesday related to the national and global response, the work place and the spread of the virus.________________________TESTING THE WATERS:...