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Another 3.8 million people filed claims for unemployment last week, as the coronavirus pandemic continues to weigh on the U.S. job market. That brought the total for the past 6 weeks to 30.3 million.

An antigen test could be quick, and much simpler and cheaper than the PCR tests now used to spot people infected with the novel coronavirus. But some scientists worry about an antigen test’s accuracy.

The Navy has imposed strict rules on a small branch of civilian mariners. They’re locked down on their ships and say it’s an overreaction — and they’re suing.

Former Vice President Joe Biden has kicked off the next phase of his campaign, appointing former and current Democratic officials to help him pick a running mate. Biden has said he’ll choose a woman.

A former neighbor recalled to NPR that Tara Reade relayed the same detailed accusation against the then-senator many years ago. Many Democratic officials say they believe Biden did not assault Reade.

The country, which saw infections ramp up quickly in February, has seen them trend down for weeks. In a milestone on Thursday, officials reported just four new cases, all imported.

Most SNAP benefit recipients need to shop in person— a problem for those at high risk for COVID-19

Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) is seeking re-election and has allied himself with Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper to support the state’s stay-at-home order even as many Republicans want to see the state reopen.

Gov. Ron DeSantis says all of the state except for three counties in Southeast Florida meet the Phase 1 guidelines identified by the White House Coronavirus Task Force. He set reopening for Monday.

The preliminary results showed that hospitalized patients who received remdesivir recovered 31% faster. Dr. Anthony Fauci hailed the findings as “quite good news.”

The current coronavirus guidelines that are set to expire Thursday will not be extended as more governors begin steps to reopen their economies.

After large crowds cooled off along the shoreline last weekend, Gov. Gavin Newsom warned that such behavior would put the state’s progress battling the coronavirus in jeopardy.