Historic $2.2 trillion coronavirus bill passes U.S. House, becomes law

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved a $2.2 trillion aid package — the largest in history — to help cope with the economic downturn inflicted by the intensifying coronavirus pandemic, and President Donald Trump quickly signed it into law. The massive bill passed the Senate and House of Representatives nearly unanimously. The rare bipartisan action underscored how seriously Republican and Democratic lawmakers are taking the global pandemic as Americans suffer, and the medical system threatens to buckle.