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In pandemic era's isolation, meaning of 'self-care' evolves

The pandemic has forced people to spend more time with themselves than ever
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Spain’s mortuary workers endure the daily march of death

They are a rarely seen part of front line in the fight against COVID-19.
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Mortuary workers carry the body of an elderly person who died of COVID-19 after removing it from a nursing home in Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Nov. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
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Are dining tents a safe way to eat out during the pandemic?

Outdoor dining tents are popping up outside restaurants during the pandemic, but experts say not all setups are equal
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Are dining tents a safe way to eat out during the pandemic? AP Illustration/Peter Hamlin
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Jets help empower women with online job mentoring event

The New York Jets had 27 female employees participate in an online mentoring program for women run by Dress For Success Northern New Jersey
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This photo provided by the New York Jets shows Jessica Mandler, New York Jets Vice President of Human Resources and Administration. The New York Jets had 27 female employees participate last Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020 in an online mentoring program for women run by Dress For Success Northern New Jersey. It is an affiliate of the nonprofit Dress For Success. (New York Jets via AP)
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Netflix to expand production hub in New Mexico

Netflix is pledging an additional $1 billion investment in its production hub in New Mexico
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2018, file photo, is the entrance to ABQ Studios in Albuquerque, N.M., where Netflix announced at the studio complex that it chose Albuquerque as a new production hub. Netflix is pledging an additional $1 billion investment in its production hub in New Mexico. The company joined government officials Monday, Nov. 23, 2020, in announcing its plans. The expansion will add about 300 acres to the existing campus on the southern edge of Albuquerque, making it what officials say will be one of the largest film production facilities in North America. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan, File)
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Asian shares mostly rise on virus vaccine, Yellen hopes

Asian shares are mostly higher, encouraged by news on the development of coronavirus vaccines and more assurance for a transition of power in the U.S. to President-elect Joe Biden
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A man wearing a protective face mask to help curb the spread of the coronavirus walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020. Asian shares were mostly higher Tuesday, encouraged by news on the development of coronavirus vaccines and more assurance for a transition of power in the U.S. to President-elect Joe Biden. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
November 24

Awaiting Yellen at Treasury: Yet another daunting crisis

Janet Yellen is in line for another top economic policy job — just in time to confront yet another crisis
November 24
FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2019, file photo former Fed Chair Janet Yellen speaks with FOX Business Network guest anchor Jon Hilsenrath in the Fox Washington bureau in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
November 23

Millions stick to Thanksgiving travel plans despite warnings

Despite emphatic warnings from public health authorities to stay home for Thanksgiving, millions of Americans are crowding the nation’s airports ahead of the holiday, many of them unwilling to miss out on seeing family and convinced they can do it safely
November 23
Travelers leave the AirTrain at JKF International Airport Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, in New York. Rising U.S. coronavirus cases, a new round of state lockdowns and public health guidance discouraging trips are dampening enthusiasm for what is usually the biggest travel period of the year. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
November 23

Yemen rebels claim attack on Saudi oil facility in Jiddah

Yemen’s Houthi rebels say they struck a Saudi oil facility in the port city of Jiddah with a new cruise missile, just hours after the kingdom finished hosting its virtual Group of 20 leaders summit
November 23
This Monday, Nov. 23, 2020 satellite image from Planet Labs Inc. annotated by TankerTrackers.com, shows a damaged tank and fire-suppressing foam on the ground at a Saudi Arabian Oil Co. facility in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia. Yemen's Houthi rebels said they struck a Saudi oil facility in the port city of Jiddah on Monday with a new cruise missile, just hours after the kingdom finished hosting its virtual Group of 20 leaders summit. (Planet Labs Inc. via AP)
November 23

Asian shares mostly rise on virus vaccine, Yellen hopes

Asian shares are mostly higher, encouraged by news on the development of coronavirus vaccines and more assurance for a transition of power in the U.S. to President-elect Joe Biden
November 23
Specialist Patrick King works at the New York Stock Exchange on Monday, Nov. 23, 2020. Stocks rose in early trading Monday after investors received several pieces of encouraging news on COVID-19 vaccines and treatments, tempering concerns over rising virus cases and business restrictions. (Nicole Pereira/New York Stock Exchange via AP)
November 23

Approval for transition gives Biden team access to resources

The head of the federal General Services Administration has acknowledged that President-elect Joe Biden is the apparent winner of this month’s presidential election
November 23
President-elect Joe Biden speaks Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
November 23

Retail trade group sees solid holiday sales despite pandemic

The National Retail Federation expects that holiday sales could actually exceed growth of prior seasons despite the uncertainty surrounding the pandemic
November 23
FILE - In this Nov. 29, 2019 file photo, a shopper carries a crockpot during Target's Black Friday sale, in the Borough of New York. The National Retail Federation, the nation’s largest retail group, expects that holiday sales could actually exceed growth seen in prior seasons despite the uncertainty surrounding the pandemic. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
November 23

GM flips to California's side in pollution fight with Trump

General Motors is switching sides in the legal fight against California’s right to set its own clean-air standards, abandoning the Trump administration as the president’s term nears its close
November 23
FILE - In this July 16, 2019 file photo, General Motors Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra speaks during the opening of their contract talks with the United Auto Workers in Detroit. General Motors says it will no longer support the Trump administration in legal efforts to end California's right to set its own clean-air standards. Barra said in a letter Monday, Nov. 23, 2020 to environmental groups that GM will pull out of the lawsuit, and it urges other automakers to do so. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
November 23

Report: Mobile fingerprinting a core tool in US deportations

A new report based on a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit says a mobile fingerprinting app used by U.S. immigration agents to run remote ID checks in the field has become a core tool in President Donald Trump’s deportation crackdown
November 23
This undated photo obtained from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) shows a NeoScan 45 fingerprint scanner. The device, paired with an app known as EDDIE, is used by ICE to run remote ID checks. The app has been a core tool in President Donald Trump’s deportation crackdown, according to a new report based on a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit. (Immigration and Customs Enforcement via AP)
November 23

GM to recall 7M vehicles globally to replace Takata air bags

General Motors will recall about 7 million big pickup trucks and SUVs worldwide to replace potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators
November 23
FILE - This Friday, May 16, 2014, file photo, shows the General Motors logo at the company's world headquarters in Detroit. The U.S. is making General Motors recall and repair nearly 6 million big pickup trucks and SUVs equipped with potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators. The move announced Monday, Nov. 23, 2020, by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will cost the automaker an estimated $1.2 billion. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
November 23

How major US stock indexes fared Monday

Stocks closed higher on Wall Street Monday as more encouraging news on coronavirus vaccines and treatments helped temper worries over rising virus cases and the economic impact on businesses
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Altice, Korn Ferry rise; Newmont, Twist Bioscience fall

Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Monday: Altice, Korn Ferry rise; Newmont, Twist Bioscience fall
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Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities, and foreign exchange levels
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Pandemic has taken a bite out of seafood trade

The coronavirus pandemic has hurt the U.S. seafood industry due to a precipitous fall in imports and exports and a drop in catch of some species
November 23
FILE - In this March 25, 2020, file photo, a worker weighs and sorts pollack at the Portland Fish Exchange in Portland, Maine. The coronavirus pandemic has hurt the U.S. seafood industry due to a precipitous fall in imports and exports and a drop in catch of some species. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
November 23

Ex-British Airways CEO poised to lead airline trade group

The main trade group for the world's airlines is getting a new leader
November 23
FILE - In this June 2, 2014 file photo, Willie Walsh, chief executive officer for International Airlines Group, speaks during a panel discussion of the 70th International Air Transport Association (IATA) in Doha, Qatar. The International Air Transport Association said Monday, Nov. 23, 2020, that Alexandre de Juniac will leave as CEO and director general next March 31. The group's governors plan to recommend de Juniac be replaced by Walsh. A resolution naming Walsh to the job is expected to be presented at the airline group’s annual meeting this week. (AP Photo/Osama Faisal)
November 23

3rd major COVID-19 vaccine shown to be effective and cheaper

Drugmaker AstraZeneca says that late-stage trials show its COVID-19 vaccine is highly effective, buoying the prospects of a relatively cheap, easy-to-store product that may become the vaccine of choice for the developing world
November 23
FILE - In this Saturday, July 18, 2020 file photo a general view of AstraZeneca offices and the corporate logo in Cambridge, England. AstraZeneca says late-stage trials of its COVID-19 vaccine were "highly effective'' in preventing disease. A vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford prevented 70% of people from developing the coronavirus in late-stage trials, the team reported Monday Nov. 23, 2020.(AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)
November 23

EU invites Biden to patch up trans-Atlantic ties

European Union chief Charles Michel is inviting Joe Biden once he is U.S. president to meet up next and patch up trans-Atlantic relations that have suffered over the past four years under President Donald Trump
November 23
European Council President Charles Michel speaks during a press briefing ahead to a G20 online meeting in Brussels, Friday Nov. 20, 2020. (Olivier Hoslet, Pool Photo via AP)
November 23

Tourists few, NY gift shops struggle but don't lose (heart)

In souvenir shops from Times Square to the World Trade Center, shelves full of T-shirts and trinkets still love New York, as the slogan goes
November 23
A shop keeper at a gift shop along 34th Street stands on the sidewalk waiting for customers, Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, in New York. In souvenir shops from Times Square to the World Trade Center, shelves full of T-shirts and trinkets still love New York, as the slogan goes. But the proprietors wonder when their customers will, again. The coronavirus has altered many aspects of life and business in the United States' biggest city, and the pandemic is taking a major toll on the gifts-and-luggage stores that dot tourist-friendly areas. After setting records year after year since 2010, travel to New York has plummeted during the pandemic. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
November 23

Shops, gyms to reopen in England under new COVID-19 plan

Haircuts, shopping trips and visits to the pub will be back on the agenda for millions of people when a four-week lockdown in England comes to an end next week
November 23
A person wearing a face mask walks past a temporarily closed souvenir store on Oxford Street, during England's second coronavirus lockdown, in London, Monday, Nov. 23, 2020. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced plans for strict regional measures to combat COVID-19 after England's second lockdown ends Dec. 2, sparking a rebellion by members of his own party who say the move may do more harm than good. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
November 23

The Latest: Germany's CureVac signs contract for new vaccine

German pharmaceutical company CureVac says it has signed a contract to produce major quantities of a COVID-19 vaccine under development in the Netherlands
November 23
Medical staff conducts a rapid COVID test on an elderly woman in Athens, Monday, Nov. 23, 2020. Greece has seen a major resurgence of the virus after the summer, leading to dozens of deaths each day and thousands of new infections. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
November 23

Greek military setting up field hospital for COVID-19 cases

Greece’s armed forces are setting up a field hospital with more than 50 beds in the northern city of Thessaloniki as part of plans to tackle a surge in the number of coronavirus infections and hospitalizations
November 23
Medical staff conducts a rapid COVID test on an elderly woman in Athens, Monday, Nov. 23, 2020. Greece has seen a major resurgence of the virus after the summer, leading to dozens of deaths each day and thousands of new infections. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
November 23

Beppe Modenese, creator of Milan fashion system, dies at 90

Beppe Modenese, the force behind the coalescence of Italian ready-to-wear fashion in the northern city of Milan, has died
November 23
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Employers start sending workers shopping for health coverage

Some companies are turning health insurance shopping over to employees
November 23
Olivia Banks, an account manager at Element Designs, poses for a picture on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020, in Charlotte, N.C. Some companies are turning health insurance shopping over to employees, but they aren't leaving them empty handed. They're sending workers to individual insurance markets to find coverage and then reimbursing them at least partially for the cost. Banks found the new approach daunting at first, but a company hired by her employer, helped Banks figure out which plans would include her doctors and what sort of expenses she could handle. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
November 23

Rights experts: Japan's handling of Carlos Ghosn was wrong

A panel of human rights experts working with the United Nations says former Renault-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn was wrongly detained in Japan and has urged “compensation” and “other reparations” for him from the Japanese government
November 23
FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2020, file photo, Nissan's former executive Carlos Ghosn attends a press conference at the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK), north of Beirut, Lebanon. A civil court trial began in Japan Friday, Nov. 13, over Nissan’s demand for 10 billion yen ($95 million) in damages from former Chairman Ghosn over what the automaker claimed was harm it suffered from various financial misconduct.(AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File)
November 23

French ex-President Sarkozy's trial for corruption suspended

The trial of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy for corruption and influence peddling has been suspended Monday less than two hours after it started, to allow a medical report on one of the defendants
November 23
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy arrives at the courtroom, Monday, Nov. 23, 2020 in Paris. Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy goes on trial Monday on charges of corruption and influence peddling in a phone-tapping scandal, a first for the 65-year-old politician who has faced several other judicial investigations since leaving office in 2012. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
November 23

Google faces UK scrutiny over new advertising data revamp

Google faces fresh regulatory scrutiny in Britain over plans to revamp its ad data system, after a group of competitors complained to regulators that the changes would cement the U.S. tech giant’s online dominance
November 23
FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2019, file photo a sign is shown on a Google building at their campus in Mountain View, Calif. The European Court of Auditors, which has examined the EU's enforcement of competition rules over the past decade, says antitrust investigations have taken too long, dulling their effectiveness. Google is currently appealing a 2.4 billion euro ($2.9 billion) antitrust fine levied in 2017 that stems from an investigation into its shopping search results that began a decade ago.(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, FILE)
November 23

UAE eases limits on foreign ownership to attract investors

The United Arab Emirates has relaxed and removed a range of limits on foreign ownership of companies in the country’s latest bid to boost its global status and attract foreign investors
November 23
FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2020 file photo, people walk past the U.S.A Pavilion at the site of Dubai Expo 2020, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The UAE has relaxed and removed a range of limits on foreign ownership of companies, state-run media reported Monday, Nov. 23, 2020, in the country’s latest bid to boost its global status and attract foreign investors. The dramatic changes come as the UAE has spent billions of dollars preparing to host some 25 million visitors for the World Expo, which was pushed to 2021 due to the pandemic. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
November 23

Urban Outfitters earns, consumer confidence, new home sales

Urban Outfitters reports its third-quarter results Monday
November 23
November 22

Asian stocks rise ahead of US economic data amid virus fears

Asian stocks have risen as investors look ahead to quarterly U.S. economic data and updates on anti-coronavirus curbs on business amid wrangling over the American presidential election
November 22
People wearing face masks walk past a screen showing the precautions against the coronavirus in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Nov. 20, 2020. The screen reads: "Don't wear such masks like below images." (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
November 22

Many Americans flying for holiday despite CDC pleas

Millions of Americans bought tickets to fly somewhere for Thanksgiving before the nation’s top public health agency pleaded with them not to travel for the holiday
November 22
November 22

Lobster biz hopes for stability after tumultuous Trump era

President Donald Trump positioned himself as a friend of New England’s lobstermen, but members of the industry said they are looking forward to the possibility of stability under President-elect Joe Biden
November 22
In this Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, photo, Stephanie Nadeau, owner of The Lobster Company, holds a lobster at her shipping facility in Arundel, Maine. Nadeau said the lobster industry needs assurance that it'll be able to sell lobsters to other countries without punitive tariffs and is hopeful that assurance will arrive under Democratic President-elect Joe Biden. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
November 22
Cyclists ride along a quiet Oxford Street, London, where the majority of shops are closed as England continues a four week national lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)
November 22

Ancient Madrid market reopens amid debate over virus rules

Madrid’s ancient and emblematic Rastro flea market has reopened after a contentious eight-month closure because of the COVID-19 pandemic that has walloped the Spanish capital
November 22
People walk by a clothes stall in the Rastro flea market in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020. Madrid's ancient and emblematic Rastro flea market reopened Sunday after a contentious eight-month closure because of the COVID-19 pandemic that has walloped the Spanish capital. (AP Photo/Paul White)
November 22

Erdogan says Turkey's place is in Europe before EU summit

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey sees itself as a part of Europe, but he has called on the European Union to keep its promises on issues such as Turkey's membership bid and refugees
November 22
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses the leaders of the G20 Leaders' Summit with an introductory video message from his Vahdettin Pavilion, in Istanbul, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020. Saudi Arabia is hosting the virtual meeting of G-20 leaders on Saturday and Sunday in line with coronavirus restrictions.(Turkish Presidency via AP, Pool)
November 22

Thousands march in Taiwan against US pork imports

Thousands of people have marched in Taipei's streets demanding the reversal of a decision to allow U.S. pork imports into Taiwan, alleging food safety issues
November 22
People hold a pig model with a slogan "Betraying pig farmers" during a protest in Taipei, Taiwan, Sunday, Nov. 22. 2020. Thousands of people marched in streets on Sunday demanding the reversal of a decision to allow U.S. pork imports into Taiwan, alleging food safety issues. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)
November 22

Credit counseling CEO discusses aid in the time of pandemic

Rebecca Steele, CEO of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, talks to The Associated Press about how the largest nonprofit financial counseling organization in the U.S. can help Americans lead more healthy financial lives
November 22
This undated photo provided by the National Foundation for Credit Counseling shows Rebecca Steele, president and chief executive officer of the NFCC. (National Foundation for Credit Counseling via AP)
November 22

FDA allows emergency use of antibody drug Trump received

U.S. health officials have allowed emergency use of a second antibody drug to help the immune system fight COVID-19
November 22
November 21

Spike in cases delays Singapore-Hong Kong travel bubble

Singapore and Hong Kong have postponed the start of an air travel bubble meant to boost tourism for both cities, citing a spike in coronavirus infections in Hong Kong
November 21
FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2020, file photo, people wearing masks to protect against the coronavirus, walk down a street in Hong Kong. Singapore and Hong Kong have postponed a planned air travel bubble meant to boost tourism for both cities, amid a spike in coronavirus infections in Hong Kong. The air travel bubble, originally slated to begin Sunday, will be delayed by at least two weeks, Hong Kong’s minister of commerce and economic development, Edward Yau, said at a news conference on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
November 21

UK signs trade deal with Canada to prepare for Brexit

The U.K. has signed an interim trade deal with Canada to give the government more time to negotiate future trading rules as it prepares the country for business life outside the European Union
November 21
FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019 file photo, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, left, welcomes Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during official arrivals for a NATO leaders meeting at The Grove hotel and resort in Watford, Hertfordshire, England. The U.K. has signed an interim trade deal with Canada _ a rollover measure meant to cement the trading relationship as the government prepares of life outside the European Union. While Britain formally withdrew from the EU in January, it continues to trade with other countries under the bloc’s umbrella during a transition period that is scheduled to end Dec. 31. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, File)
November 21

Retailers brace as virus bears down on consumers and economy

The acceleration of coronavirus cases is causing an existential crisis for America’s retailers and spooking their customers just as the critically important holiday shopping season nears
November 21
November 20

1st drug for rare rapid-aging disease extends kids' lives

The first treatment has been approved for a rare disease that causes rapid aging in children
November 20
In this Feb. 12, 2019 photo, Meghan Waldron walks down the street in Boston. Waldron is a freshman at Emerson College with progeria, one of the world's rarest diseases. The first treatment has been approved for progeria, Friday, Nov. 20, 2020. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Zokinvy which was shown in testing to extend patients’ lives by 2 ½ years on average. (Suzanne Kreiter/The Boston Globe via AP)
November 20

Businesses crumbling amid pandemic

ABC News’ Will Carr takes a look at a Hollywood bar that saw its promising future fade as the city locked down.
November 20
VIDEO: Businesses crumbling amid pandemic
November 20

California pub tries to keep calm, carry on with virus rules

Los Angeles County businesses trying to recover from the coronavirus pandemic face new restrictions and the prospect of a shutdown on the horizon
November 20
A jogger runs through a shopping district Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, in Santa Monica, Calif. California Gov. Gavin Newsom is imposing an overnight curfew as the most populous state tries to head off a surge in coronavirus cases. On Thursday, Newsom announced a limited stay-at-home order in 41 counties that account for nearly the entire state population of just under 40 million people. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
November 20

Pfizer, BioNTech seek emergency use of COVID-19 shots in US

Pfizer has asked U.S. regulators to allow emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine, starting a process that could bring first shots as early as next month
November 20
FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2020, file photo, pedestrians walk past Pfizer world headquarters in New York. Pfizer announced Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020, more results in its ongoing coronavirus vaccine study that suggest the shots are 95% effective a month after the first dose. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
November 20

Mnuchin denies trying to limit Biden's economic options

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has denied that he is attempting to limit President-elect Joe Biden's options for reviving the pandemic-damaged economy by ending several emergency loan programs being run by the Federal Reserve
November 20
FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 21, 2020 file photo, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin speaks during a news conference to announce the Trump administration's restoration of sanctions on Iran at the U.S. State Department in Washington. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020 he will not to extend several emergency loan programs set up with the Federal Reserve to support the economy in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)