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The federal government is telling lenders to lower or suspend mortgage payments for homeowners who have lost income because of the coronavirus outbreak. Mike Segar/Reuters hide caption

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The Coronavirus Crisis

U.S. Orders Up To A Yearlong Break On Mortgage Payments

The federal government is telling lenders to lower or suspend mortgage payments for up to 12 months for homeowners who have lost income due to the coronavirus outbreak.

2am Samba Mecca:83
Inbetween Times Mecca:83 feat. Octavio Santos and J Vibes
Maple goosetaf & Kyle McEvoy feat. Blue Wednesday
Mongo goosetaf & Kyle McEvoy feat. azula
Acid Raindrops (Instrumental) People Under The Stairs
Sunrise Intro Astronautica
Racetracks Astronautica
Love Above Mokhov
Emotion Motion Mokhov

Attacker Katie Hoeg, center, is a senior on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill women's lacrosse team. She is hoping to continue playing for the Tarheels after graduating this spring. Jeffrey Camarati/University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Athletics hide caption

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Jeffrey Camarati/University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Athletics

With College Sports Shut Down, NCAA Hopes To Give Senior Athletes A 2nd Chance

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Thu Nguyen and Allen Gross were able to get their marriage license in San Antonio — but coronavirus restrictions have disrupted their wedding plans. Paul Flahive hide caption

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Paul Flahive

There Goes The Bride: Coronavirus Is Hitting The Wedding Industry

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Post-Cards New Century Classics
Buddha Pilot New Century Classics
Mandarin Mooncake
Rain in the Ashtray Mooncake

National Guard personnel march in formation Thursday at a state-managed coronavirus drive-through testing site that just opened on Staten Island in New York. Kathy Willens/AP hide caption

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Head Of National Guard Says Tens Of Thousands Could Be Called Up

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Retired nurse Ruth Owens, left, told her grandson James Taylor why being a nurse "is the most rewarding profession," at their StoryCorps recording in April 2019, in Cookeville, Tenn. Rochelle Hoi-Yiu Kwan/StoryCorps hide caption

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Rochelle Hoi-Yiu Kwan/StoryCorps

93-Year-Old Retired Nurse: 'It Takes A Special Person' To Go Into The Profession

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Step In Step Out Blue Dot Sessions
Dropped Ticket Blue Dot Sessions
A Go Go John Scofield

The federal government is telling lenders to lower or suspend mortgage payments for homeowners who have lost income because of the coronavirus outbreak. Mike Segar/Reuters hide caption

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U.S. Orders Up To A Yearlong Break On Mortgage Payments

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Nautical Kupla & Philanthrope
Chimney Kupla & Philanthrope
Ay (Instrumental) Philanthrope, Omaure, Flitz&Suppe
Arthur (Instrumental) Philanthrope, Omaure, Flitz&Suppe
Friday I'm in Love The Imaginary Trio

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