NewsWatch: Republican senator calls Trump’s stimulus executive order ‘unconstitutional slop’
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President Donald Trump’s executive order and memorandum to stimulate the economy “is unconstitutional slop,” said Se. Benn Sasse of Nebraska.
The Margin: The last time somebody contracted the coronavirus in New Zealand was May 1, even though bars and restaurants have been open for months
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While countries like the U.S. continue to grapple with a rising number of coronavirus cases, New Zealand’s Ministry of Health announced a remarkable milestone: There […]
The Wall Street Journal: Amazon and mall owner Simon consider turning Sears, J.C. Penney stores into fulfillment centers
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Simon Property Group Inc., the biggest mall owner in the U.S., has been in talks with Amazon.com Inc. to turn some of its anchor department-store spaces into Amazon fulfillment […]
: Some lower-income households can’t fully afford bills, medical care or food because of COVID-19 — and many didn’t get stimulus checks
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‘Most of these hardship impacts cost additional money for the households who can least afford it.’
: Borrowers are still having their paychecks seized over defaulted student loans, even though the CARES Act was supposed to stop wage garnishment, lawsuit says
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The CARES Act was supposed to halt wage garnishment for defaulted student-loan borrowers, but a lawsuit says it's still happening.
Why are some people with coronavirus asymptomatic — and what makes them so contagious?
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Asymptomatic transmission ‘is the Achilles’ heel of COVID-19 pandemic control,’ one study says.
Landlords must notify tenants about eviction proceedings in multi-family buildings, housing regulator says
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The Federal Housing Finance Agency is also improving online tools where tenants can see whether they’re eligible for protections.
The Moneyist: My fiancée’s divorce decree says she’s not liable for her former husband’s $100K tax bill. That should protect her, right?
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‘During their marriage he built up large tax bills, they filed jointly, and he built up close to $100,000 that’s still due from when they were married.’
In One Chart: If every American started wearing a face mask today, this is how many lives could be saved
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America’s COVID-19 death toll in the U.S. could reach nearly 300,000 by Dec. 1, according to a new projection.
The Moneyist: When will I receive my FIRST stimulus check? ‘We, the qualifying taxpayers, should not have to suffer’
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‘I was the supervisor of the department that processed and reconciled parking citations. Since mid-March, the number of parking citations drastically fell due to the […]