Coronavirus
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Spain’s death toll passes China’s

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 3/26/20, 11:32 am

More than 4,000 people have died of COVID-19 in Spain as of Thursday. Only Italy has had more deaths—about 7,500. Spain’s daily death toll of 655 on Wednesday was lower than it has been recently, and health officials hope the outbreak is reaching its peak in the country.

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Coronavirus sparks a run on puzzles

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 3/26/20, 10:44 am

Toilet paper isn’t the only product in short supply these days. The closures of schools, businesses, and workplaces due to the coronavirus pandemic mean millions of Americans need ways to pass the time. The owners of The Puzzle Warehouse in St.

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Senate passes stimulus bill

by Harvest Prude
Posted 3/26/20, 10:37 am

WASHINGTON—Just before midnight on Wednesday, the Senate passed a $2.2 trillion economic relief package by a vote of 96-0. Some senators missed the vote due to quarantine or self-isolation. Underscoring the severity of the financial disaster, nearly 3.3. million Americans filed unemployment claims last week, compared to just 216,000 the entire month of February.

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