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Protests Hammer U.S. Cities Still Recovering From Lockdown

The reopening of America was always going to be fraught, with competing fears of new virus outbreaks and economic meltdown. Now cities across the nation, from New York to Chicago to Los Angeles, are reeling from unrest that could worsen …

New Jersey, Other States, Work to Fight Virus Misinformation

TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey’s top homeland security official received nearly nonstop calls in early March from grocery chains, trucking companies and other logistics firms wanting to know if rumors of an impending national lockdown were true. They weren’t, and …

At Senior Home, Staff Stays Put 24-7 to Stop Virus Spread

ATLANTA — As girls, Nadia Williams and her sister spent countless hours imagining their weddings. Now 30, Williams helped her younger sibling plan her big day, but when it came on Friday, she couldn’t be at her side as maid …

Discounts May Help Cure U.S. Auto Market’s Coronavirus Hangover

Texas auto dealer Hayden Elder says March was his worst month in 42 years selling cars thanks to the coronavirus, but April brought days that were “almost normal” and he expects bigger customer discounts to help him sell more Dodge …

Insurers Feel the Heat as Chefs, Trump Join Calls for Payouts

LONDON/NEW YORK — Daniel Duckett, owner of the Lazy Claire patisserie in Belfast, was hoping for an insurance payout of up to 100,000 pounds ($123,460.00) to cover losses during the coronavirus lockdown. Now he fears for the future as he …

Claims Pros Can Help Business Clients Proactively Mitigate COVID-19 Risk

Businesses across the country have been forced to temporarily close or adjust operations in compliance with stay-at-home orders and social distancing regulations as government leaders strive to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Some industries have been impacted more than others, …