Coronavirus US live: Barr says justice department may join lawsuits against stay home orders

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The Senate and the White House have finalized the next coronavirus relief bill, which allocates nearly $500 billion in funding for small business loans, hospitals and testing.

The largest portion of the funds, more than $320 billion, will go to the small business loan program known as the Paycheck Protection Program.

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Nearly half of Americans now say they or someone in their household has lost a job or income due to the coronavirus pandemic.

According to a newly released poll from the Pew Research Center, 43% of Americans say their household has suffered a job loss or a cut in pay since the start of the coronavirus crisis, marking a 10-point increase from a month ago.

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