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The EU Commission is proposing a 750 billion-euro ($825 billion) recovery fund to help the bloc’s economy through the deep recession induced by the coronavirus pandemicMay 27, 2020, 10:43 AM3 min readBRUSSELS — The EU Commission is proposing a 750 billion-euro ($825 billion) recovery fund to help the bloc’s economy through the deep recession induced…

Bennett Walsh’s request for help for the facility was denied, says his attorney.May 27, 2020, 1:29 AM7 min read The superintendent of the Soldiers’ Home in Holyoke, Massachusetts, a state-run facility where more than 90 veteran residents have died in the coronavirus pandemic, did not keep anyone “in the dark” about the growing crisis inside,…

The DOJ is still investigating Sen. Richard Burr’s stock sales.May 26, 2020, 11:01 PM5 min read The Justice Department is closing its investigation into stock trades made by Sens. Kelly Loeffler, R-Ga., James Inhofe, R-Okla., and Diane Feinstein, D-Calif., shortly before markets plummeted amid the coronavirus pandemic, congressional sources confirmed to ABC News on Tuesday.…

Since 2019, President Donald Trump has found a fellow nationalist warrior in Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro, the controversial right-wing populist president of Latin America’s largest country, and for the last few weeks, they’ve found common cause in downplaying the threat of the coronavirus and urging their countries to “reopen,” even as local governors implement restrictions to…

A pharmacist and a used car salesman have been arrested on charges that they designed frauds to capitalize on the search for protective equipment during the pandemicMay 26, 2020, 6:07 PM2 min readNEW YORK — A pharmacist and a used car salesman were arrested Tuesday on charges that they designed frauds to capitalize on the…

A Tennessee couple is facing charges after skeletal remains of a child were found buried in their yardMay 26, 2020, 5:41 PM1 min readKINGSTON, Tenn. — A Tennessee couple is facing charges after skeletal remains of a child were found buried in their yard. Michael Anthony Gray Sr., 63, and his wife, Shirley Ann Gray,…

Relatives of a Utah woman who police say was killed after meeting a man via the popular dating app Tinder have called the suspect a monsterBy BRADY McCOMBS Associated PressMay 26, 2020, 5:22 PM2 min readSALT LAKE CITY — Relatives of a Utah woman who police say was killed last weekend after meeting a man…

A Trump-appointed U.S. attorney in Texas has announced his resignation without providing an explanation for his unusually abrupt departureBy JAKE BLEIBERG Associated PressMay 26, 2020, 7:50 PM2 min readDALLAS — A U.S. attorney in Texas who was appointed by President Donald Trump announced his resignation Tuesday, providing no explanation for his unusually abrupt departure. Joseph…

The owner of a boat service company said the husband of Michigan’s governor dropped her name while pleading to get his boat in the water for Memorial Day weekendMay 26, 2020, 5:14 PM2 min readELK RAPIDS, Mich. — Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s husband urged a business to get his boat in the water in time…

Casino tycoon Stanley Ho, whose business empire dominated the Portuguese gambling enclave of Macao for decades, has died at age 98By ZEN SOO and KELVIN CHAN Associated PressMay 26, 2020, 10:36 AM6 min readHONG KONG — Casino tycoon Stanley Ho, whose business empire dominated the Portuguese gambling enclave of Macao for decades, has died in…