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How house buyers are slashing offers and blaming the virus

Gazundered by the corona sharks: How ruthless house buyers are slashing offers and blaming the virusAgents are reporting a boom in business now that restrictions are partly liftedAgents are also reporting a jump in...

Pay Cuts Become a Tool for Some Companies to Avoid Layoffs

It was late and Martin A. Kits van Heyningen feared he was letting the team down at the company he co-founded, KVH Industries. Rather than lay off workers in response to the coronavirus pandemic,...

Virgin Orbit to Attempt Its First Rocket Launch From Jumbo Jet

Strap a rocket to the underside of a plane. Fly it up several miles. Drop it. The engine ignites, and the rocket and its payload zoom to space.That is what Virgin Orbit, one of...

Coronavirus distance learning leaves outnumbered counselors scrambling

Neal Morton The Hechinger ReportPublished 5:00 AM EDT May 23, 2020As educators everywhere try to figure out how to do their jobs remotely, the coronavirus pandemic has highlighted another problem facing schools across the country:...

Live Coronavirus Updates

Here’s what you need to know:The U.S. loosens restrictions, even as it nears 100,000 deaths.In Britain, a ritual of clapping for caregivers may come to an end.The N.B.A. considers resuming its season at Walt...

Coronavirus news: New York and Memorial Day; US nears 100K deaths

Doug Stanglin, Grace Hauck and Heather Tucker USA TODAYPublished 10:29 PM EDT May 23, 2020As Americans begin an unusual Memorial Day weekend, flags around the country will be at half-staff for victims of the virus. The...

Trump, Jeff Sessions spar on Twitter over recusal in Russia probe

John Fritze USA TODAYPublished 7:52 PM EDT May 23, 2020WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Saturday encouraged former Attorney General Jeff Sessions to drop out of the race for his old Alabama Senate seat as the...

Jenna Bush Hager remembers ex-White House butler who died of COVID-19

Morgan Hines USA TODAYPublished 1:03 PM EDT May 23, 2020Wilson Jerman made the White House feel especially like home, Jenna Bush Hager, 38, explained while reflecting on her relationship with the former White House butler who died...