California’s governor issued a stay at home order, which took effect Thursday night. The state’s 40 million residents were asked to leave their homes only when necessary and it will remain in place until further notice.And Senate Republicans have unveiled a plan to send direct cash payment to help Americans hurt by the coronavirus pandemic. Under the plan, individuals making up to $75,000 annually would be eligible for a $1,200 check from the federal government.Let our news meet your inbox. The news and stories that matters, delivered weekday mornings.Also in the Senate, Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., as well as three other senators are under fire after reports emerged that they sold off stock amid the coronavirus outbreak.President Trump is planning to place limits on travel between the U.S. and Mexico, similar to those put in place for Canada.China, meanwhile, announced that for the second day in a row it had no new local cases.There are now nearly 250,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus around the world, according to Johns Hopkins University.Full coverage of the coronavirus outbreakHere’s what to know about the coronavirus, plus a timeline of the most critical moments.MAPS: Where cases have been confirmed in the U.S. and worldwide.Download the

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