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⚡️U.S. health regulators have OK'd the first coronavirus test that allows people to collect their own samples at home. (AP)
Breaking: Netflix blew past investor expectations for subscriber growth in the first quarter. Go deeper.
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Another $484 billion is coming for hospitals, expanded testing and to replenish the coronavirus stimulus bill's emergency loan program for small businesses, with the possibility of a bill reaching President Trump's desk before the weekend.
Why it matters: The economy is cratering and the most recent stimulus package wasn't big enough, forcing some small businesses to wait in potentially ruinous limbo.
$322 billion of the agreement is for replenishing the Paycheck Protection Program, which dried up last week, Axios' Alayna Treene reports.
The rest includes ...
Between the lines: One of the biggest issues that the PPP faced in the rollout of the program was that small businesses in underserved communities struggled to compete with bigger businesses that had existing relationships with banks.
What's next: The final legislative text has been completed, and the Senate is hoping to pass the bill during a pro forma session this afternoon.
Go deeper: Read the bill
Staff install a plexiglass pane on the teacher's table during preparations for reopening an elementary school in Heppenheim, Germany.
The next “Hunger Games” book is coming out next month, and a movie version is now being planned, AP reports.
What's next: Movie productions have been halted by the coronavirus pandemic, so no release date has been set and casting has not begun.