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The IRS Sent Coronavirus Relief Payments To Dead People

The IRS has delivered more than $207 billion in coronavirus relief payments to individual taxpayers, but some of the recipients of the relief checks are the bank accounts of people who have died.

River Freddie Joachim
Beyond the Sea of Trees Freddie Joachim feat. FloFilz

An empty road in Kissimmee, Fla., leads into a Disney resort that's closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. "None of us could've imagined the suffering and sacrifice that we're now seeing around the world," the CEO said on an earnings call. Daniel Slim /AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Disney Expects Losses 'As Much As $1.4 Billion' In 2nd Quarter Of 2020

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Does that chiffchaff sound chirpier to you? Ornithologists say the homebound are just noticing the sounds of birds more. Mathias Schaef/McPhoto/ullstein bild via Getty Images hide caption

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Do Those Birds Sound Louder To You? An Ornithologist Says You're Just Hearing Things

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Lit From Underneath Andrew Bird
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In Georgia, Gov. Brian Kemp has authorized the opening of theaters, but Chris Escobar, owner of the Plaza Theatre in Atlanta, won't be unlocking the doors quite yet. "I'm not forcing my employees to choose between their livelihoods and their lives," he says. CJ Swank/Plaza Theatre hide caption

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As Some States Reopen, Theater Owners Are Watching — And Mostly Waiting

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Nuns with the Little Sisters of The Poor, including Sister Celestine, left, and Sister Jeanne Veronique, center, rally outside the Supreme Court in Washington on March 23, 2016. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Religious Objectors V. Birth Control Back At Supreme Court

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What's Cooking in the Kitchen The Irish Rovers
Sometimes It's Not So Bad Goonies Never Say Die

A new Netflix documentary reflects on Michelle Obama's days in the White House. It takes place during her book tour and was produced by the Obamas' Higher Ground Productions. Netflix/Courtesy of Netflix hide caption

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'Becoming' Offers A Revealing But Selective View Of Michelle Obama

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Former CDC Official Warns Of 2nd COVID-19 Wave: Most Americans Are Still Susceptible

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The IRS Sent Coronavirus Relief Payments To Dead People

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