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Calling Trump: When connections help steer virus supplies

WASHINGTON — It was early on a Friday when Jared Kushner said he received a call from his father-in-law, President Donald Trump. Trump was hearing from friends in New York that the city's public hospital system was running low on critical supplies to fight the new coronavirus — something city officials, nurses and doctors had been saying for weeks.Kushner,...

Netflix teases racy show amid coronavirus-spurred viewership spike

Netflix is cashing in on the coronavirus quarantine with a new dating show that chronicles how scantily-clad singles get along while on a luxury beach vacation, with one caveat: they’re not allowed to get physical with each other, or even kiss, the streaming service announced Friday morning.“Too Hot to Handle” gives viewers a glimpse at what happens with 10...

More Disney workers reach deals on coronavirus furloughs

ORLANDO, Fla. — Two more unions have reached agreements with Walt Disney World over furloughs caused by the theme park resort's closure during the new coronavirus outbreak.The agreements reached late Friday apply to security guards and workers involved in facilities and operations.Workers will continue to get health and educational benefits during furloughs scheduled to...

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