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Texas Tavern employees Chris Dobe, left, and Nick Moore wait for take out orders on Monday night, March 30, 2020. Though customers are tipping well, and the diner is still open 24-7, Moore said they are making a quarter to a third less than what they normally do in tips. (Heather Rousseau/The Roanoke Times via AP)
What you need to do to get your government stimulus checkThe IRS and the Treasury Department say Americans will start receiving their economic impact checks in the next three weeks
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FILE - In this March 18, 2020 file photo, visitors to the Department of Labor are turned away at the door by personnel due to closures over coronavirus concerns. The coronavirus pandemic has already hurt many households financially.  Americans have been hit with layoffs, furloughs and reduced hours across the country. Those who have not are still facing massive economic uncertainty. Experts say it's more important than ever to manage your budget, reach out to lenders and seek protections available to those hit by the economic impact of the virus. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
A guide to surviving financially as the bills come dueThe coronavirus has already dealt a financial blow to millions of Americans dealing with layoffs, furloughs or reduced hours
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Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro greets supporters and journalists as he arrives to give a news conference on the new coronavirus at Planalto presidential palace in Brasilia, Brazil, Friday, March 27, 2020. Even as coronavirus cases mount in Latin America’s largest nation, Bolsonaro is calling the pandemic a momentary, minor problem and saying strong measures to contain it are unnecessary. (AP Photo/Andre Borges)
Facebook joins resistance to Bolsonaro virus claimsMajor social media companies are taking aim at Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's dismissal of social distancing, joining others in the country who are lining up against his controversial stance regarding the new coronavirus
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NFL team owners vote to expand playoffs by two teams NFL team owners voted to expand the playoffs by one team in each conference for next season
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Virus disrupts pregnancy plans, raises anxiety and questionsThe coronavirus outbreak is disrupting pregnancy plans for many U.S. women and adding anxiety and uncertainty to an already stressful time
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In this March 5, 2020, photo, Mark Thompson, the environmental affairs manager for Montana Resources, scans the water at the Berkeley Pit in Butte, Montana. The Trump administration is moving to scale back criminal enforcement of a century-old law protecting most American wild bird species. Thompson said it would keep up the efforts that drive away almost all birds regardless of the Trump administration’s actions, mirroring pledges from some other companies and industries. (Meagan Thompson/The Montana Standard via AP)
Ex wildlife chief: Trump rule could kill billions of birds The Trump administration is moving to scale back criminal enforcement of a century-old law protecting most American wild bird species
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People wait in line to enter a makeshift camp for the homeless Monday, March 30, 2020, in Las Vegas. Officials opened part of a parking lot for the camp after a local shelter closed when a man staying there tested positive for the coronavirus. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Las Vegas marking parking places for homeless encampmentHomeless people in Las Vegas have been directed to sleep in rectangles painted on the pavement in a makeshift parking lot camp as a way to limit the spread of the coronavirus
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A man hikes in foothill of the Alborz mountain range, overlooking the capital Tehran, as he spends his New Year, or Nowruz, holidays, Iran, Tuesday, March 31, 2020. In recent days, Iran which is battling the worst new coronavirus outbreak in the region, has ordered the closure of nonessential businesses and banned intercity travels aimed at preventing the virus' spread. Public parks are closed as well as sport and recreational clubs which were shut previously. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
UN begins home food drops for Gaza's needy to stem virus A U.N. aid agency has begun delivering food to the homes of impoverished Palestinians instead of making them pick up such parcels at crowded distribution centers
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FILE - In this April 3, 2019, file photo, Manuel and Elizabeth Henriquez arrive at federal court in Boston to face charges in a nationwide college admissions bribery scandal. Henriquez and her husband were charged with paying $400,000 in bribes to get their oldest daughter into Georgetown as a bogus tennis recruit in 2016. They also paid bribes to have someone cheat on their daughters' college entrance exams, authorities said. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
Mother sentenced to 7 months in college admissions scamA California woman has been sentenced to seven months in prison for paying bribes to rig her two daughters' college admissions exams and get one of them into Georgetown University as a fake tennis recruit
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