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What You Need to Know About Your Federal Government Relief Check

L-R: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Senate Minority Leader Chuck SchumerPhoto: Getty ImagesAfter much debate, the Senate has passed a bill that will send relief checks to most Americans. The checks are part of a $2 trillion relief package aimed to buoy the economy through the…
bubmag
March 26, 2020
Pandemic

Federal Student Loan Collections Will Stop for 60 Days

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos in 2019Photo: Getty ImagesThe Department of Education has announced that it will stop the collections process for federal student loans in default, including wage garnishment actions, due to the coronavirus pandemic.According to the department’s press release, it has stopped requests to the U.S. Treasury to…
bubmag
March 25, 2020
Pandemic

Gun sales surge as coronavirus pandemic spreads

New York (CNN Business)Gun sellers across the United States are reporting major spikes in firearm and bullet purchases as the coronavirus spreads across the country.Pictures of long lines outside gun stores in California, Oklahoma and elsewhere have gone viral on social media.The ammunition website Ammo.com said it has recorded an…
bubmag
March 19, 2020
Pandemic

Is It Time for an Elbow Bump Emoji?

Before all the classes got canceled, Stephen Paul Wright, an art director in New York City, went to an OrangeTheory studio for a workout. The instructors have a habit of high-fiving everyone as they walk in, but this time, it was all elbow bumps. No one wanted to touch each…
bubmag
March 18, 2020
Pandemic

Pandemic throws US primary elections into uncertainty

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ohio is postponing primary votes scheduled for 17 March, 2020 Ohio's governor has ordered polling stations in the state to close as the Covid-19 pandemic disrupts vast swathes of American life.The state was one of four due to hold Democratic primary votes on Tuesday.However,…
bubmag
March 17, 2020
Pandemic

How to Watch Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders Debate Tonight

Tonight, former vice president Joe Biden and Vermont senator Bernie Sanders will meet onstage to debate for the 11th time in the 2020 campaign season—but it's never been quite like this. We're days into a state of national emergency over the coronavirus pandemic that is rapidly spreading across the country.…
bubmag
March 15, 2020