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From the 60 Minutes archives: Survivors of Josef Mengele’s twin experiments
In 1992, Lesley Stahl reported on the Nazi officer’s brutal experiments at Auschwitz. This week, she re-interviews one of his victims in an innovative new way.
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cbsnews.com
Earthquake: 3.5 quake near Palm Springs
A magnitude-3.5 earthquake was reported at 2:07 p.m. Sunday about eight miles from Palm Springs.
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latimes.com
'Hardest, saddest' days ahead in coronavirus outbreak, surgeon general warns
Week ahead will be worst yet for coronavirus deaths, Surgeon General Jerome Adams warns. Outbreak not under control, task force's Fauci says.
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latimes.com
Sarah Ferguson responds to Queen Elizabeth's coronavirus address
Sarah Ferguson has offered praise to Queen Elizabeth following her address to the UK regarding the coronavirus outbreak.
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foxnews.com
Family takes Easter Bunny through neighborhoods to spread hope
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Many turn to small grocery stores to avoid crowds
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Canceled vacation leads to virtual cruise from home
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City to issue notice after crowd inside Chipotle
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Couple celebrates scheduled wedding day with parade
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Ex florist gives away palm leaves for Palm Sunday
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Authorities begin screening travelers at state line
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Neighborhood comes together to save baby bald eagle
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Michelle Money asks for prayers amid daughter Brielle’s hospitalization
Money posted the video Sunday on Instagram.
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nypost.com
Javon Kinlaw’s journey from homelessness to coveted NFL Draft prospect
Javon Kinlaw looked around at the NFL Scouting Combine in February and reflected. “With the position I was put in, I shouldn’t even be here right now,” Kinlaw said. “I take it serious. I never take it for granted being here. I’m soaking it all in. Looking around. I can’t believe I’m really here because...
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Special Passover delivery for homebound Brooklyn Holocaust survivors
Even the coronavirus can’t stop Passover in Brooklyn. Uber and the nonprofit Met Council are joining forces to deliver 500 Passover meals to homebound Holocaust survivors who will be isolated at home during the upcoming Jewish holiday, the groups told The Post on Sunday. “It’s a tragedy that these elderly survivors will be all alone...
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Start your Monday smart: OPEC, primaries, Holy Week, Passover, supermoon, Quibi, ISS
Coronavirus ... Holy Week ... Passover ... primaries ... OPEC ... supermoon ... ISS ... Quibi ... Here's what the next six days will bring.
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Phoenix nonprofit holds coronavirus drive-thru Easter basket distribution
Instead of a big gathering, a Phoenix nonprofit conducted a coronavirus drive-thru event to distribute Easter baskets to families in need.
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foxnews.com
Bronx councilman wants to ban paper bag fee over coronavirus fears
A Bronx pol plans to introduce legislation to temporarily eliminate the city’s new 5-cent paper-bag fee — because he believes reusable bags are a breeding grounds for germs amid the coronavirus pandemic. Councilman Mark Gjonaj (D-Bronx) told The Post his bill would suspend the controversial 5-cent fee through the end of 2022. Mayor Bill de...
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Mets might be MLB’s biggest loser in the coronavirus era
There are 30 losers. Some lose less, some lose a lot more when it comes to major league teams during the coronavirus pandemic. The Orioles lose less. They were going to have trouble drawing spectators this year. They get to run time off the horrible contracts of Alex Cobb and, especially, Chris Davis without paying...
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U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson Hospitalized Over 'Persistent' Coronavirus Symptoms 'On Advice of His Doctor'
"The Prime Minister has tonight been admitted to hospital for tests," a spokesperson from 10 Downing Street said.
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newsweek.com
Queen Elizabeth II draws praise online following coronavirus address
Queen Elizabeth II has addressed the UK for only the fourth time in her nearly-seven decades as monarch, and her subjects seem to be pleased.
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foxnews.com
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson hospitalized with COVID-19
Boris Johnson had been quarantined in his Downing Street residence since being diagnosed with COVID-19 on March 26.
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latimes.com
Delta extending SkyMiles benefits as coronavirus forces drastic reduction in flights
As part of its customer service changes related to the coronavirus pandemic, Delta Air Lines is automatically extending some of its SkyMiles benefits.       
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usatoday.com
UK Prime Minister admitted to hospital for coronavirus tests
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Queen Elizabeth's coronavirus pandemic address offers 'a rational, inspirational message,' expert says
Queen Elizabeth II’s televised broadcast on Sunday night addressing the devastating coronavirus pandemic is exactly the message the people of the United Kingdom needed to hear now more than ever, one expert noted.
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Delta extends mileage plan benefits for customers unable to fly because of coronavirus
Delta is extending benefits for mileage plan members unable to travel because of the coronavirus outbreak.
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Report: Pentagon Knew Of Possible Coronavirus Threat for Years
An internal report from 2017 warned that a novel respiratory illness was the "most likely and significant threat" in a pandemic and noted likely shortages of masks, beds and ventilators.
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Bronx Zoo tiger tests positive for coronavirus
The coronavirus is infecting New Yorkers of all stripes. A tiger at the Bronx Zoo has tested positive for the deadly bug, the Wildlife Conservation Society announced Sunday. “Nadia, a 4-year-old female Malayan tiger at the Bronx Zoo, has tested positive for COVID-19. She, her sister Azul, two Amur tigers, and three African lions had...
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Even Gov. Cuomo’s dog is losing it under coronavirus isolation
Even Gov. Andrew Cuomo — and his dog Captain — have the coronavirus isolation blues, the pol said Sunday. “There’s no medical definition for cabin fever, but I believe it exists,” said Cuomo in his now-daily Albany press briefing. “The dog is also experiencing cabin fever,” he said in reference to his shepherd-Siberian-malamute mix. “The...
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Atlantic City casinos losing $540M a month due to coronavirus pandemic
The coronavirus could break the house for Atlantic City’s casinos, industry experts and officials say. The gambling mecca on the Jersey Shore is now virtually a wasteland that is losing $540 million a month while its casinos remain locked down amid the deadly pandemic, according to the American Gaming Association Meanwhile, more than 26,000 workers...
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Queen Mary ocean liner may be used as hospital ship as coronavirus cases surge
The Queen Mary ocean liner may be brought out of retirement after over half a century to help California fight the coronavirus outbreak as America’s latest floating hospital ship. While few details were given, city officials said they are in talks to convert the ship into a medical facility in anticipation of a surge in COVID-19 patients that could overwhelm...
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Report: The Trump administration didn’t order ventilators or masks until mid-March
President Trump’s administration didn’t order life-saving medical equipment until mid-March, new reports show. | Win McNamee/Getty Images The federal government’s delayed response to the coronavirus pandemic included failing to order life-saving medical equipment in time for hospitals to use it. In recent weeks, President DonaldTrump has moved from dismissing the threat posed to Americans by the coronavirus to styling himself as a “wartime president.” But until mid-March, new reports reveal, he was planning to send the army into battle with only a fraction of the weapons and armor they’d need. On Sunday, the Associated Press reported that the government largely failed to place bulk orders of N95 respirator masks, ventilators, and other medical equipment vital to those treating coronavirus patients until mid-March, according to federal purchasing contracts. The Washington Post reported that the Trump administration received its first briefing about the outbreak in China on January 3. On March 12, the day before Trump finally declared a national emergency due to the pandemic, the Department of Health and Human Services placed its first bulk order with 3M for $4.8 million worth of N95 masks. Nine days later, when there were over 30,000 confirmed cases in the country, it placed a larger second order for $173 million. Those masks would be added to the national stockpile, which was created in 1999 in anticipation of potential effects from the Y2K computer bug and expanded following 9/11. But, the AP reported, the mid-March contracts signed by the federal government and 3M don’t require the company to begin delivering the masks until the end of April — after the White House’s forecasts predict the pandemic will have peaked: “We basically wasted two months,” Kathleen Sebelius, health and human services secretary during the Obama administration, told AP. By March 31, according to the Trump administration, more than 11.6 million masks from the stockpile had been distributed to state and local governments. That represents about 90 percent of the stockpile at the start of 2020. According to HHS official Dr. Robert Kadlec’s congressional testimony in March, the US would need about 3.5 billion masks to get through the pandemic. The stockpile also contains ventilators, a machine that helps patients in serious condition breathe. At the beginning of March, the stockpile had 16,660 ventilators, some of which were nearly 20 years old, with 2,425 out for maintenance. On March 31, the White House said it had already distributed half of them. The federal failure to order equipment until it was far too late to mitigate much of the damage is consistent with the denial and dysfunction that has plagued the administration’s response. And it has left other leaders scrambling to fill gaps, rather than coordinating to get aid to the parts of the country that need it the most. States are scrambling to pick up the Trump administration’s slack To understand the holes the federal government’s response has left for states to attempt to fill, look at what’s happening with ventilators. On March 27, Trump pledged to ensure 100,000 ventilators would be available “within 100 days,” saying he’d use the Defense Production Act to order companies to step up production. That means they’d be available in late June, when experts project the virus will be past its peak in the US. And it’s unclear that it will happen; on April 2, FEMA officials said in a House Oversight and Reform Committee briefing that 100,000 ventilators would be available in late June “at the earliest.” That delay has created dire situations in places like the state of New York, which has become an early epicenter of the outbreak, with more than 4,100 deaths and 122,000 confirmed coronavirus cases as of April 5. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said on April 3 that he anticipated his state alone needing up to 40,000 ventilators for coronavirus patients. FEMA has sent about 4,000 to the state, according to the New York Times. But Cuomo has said he’s essentially stopped assuming that the federal government will be able to help by distributing ventilators to New York from the stockpile. “I know that the ventilator ability is just a problem for everyone — you have 50 states competing for it, you have the federal government trying to buy it,” he said on April 2. “Our attitude here is we’re on our own.” Because the White House’s strategy for distributing medical equipment and personal protective equipment, such as masks, gowns, and gloves, has been so varied, states have been pitted against one another as they bid for equipment on the open market — or they’ve been forced to take extraordinary measures to obtain equipment for hospitals in their states. On April 4, Cuomo announced that the Chinese government was sending 1,000 ventilators to New York. Shortly after, he tweeted that Oregon Gov. Kate Brown was sending 140 more. AndMassachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker worked with Patriots owner Robert Kraft, the Chinese UN ambassador, and Chinese officials to ship 1.2 million masks to the state on the Patriots’ team plane. Baker said in a press conference on April 2 that Massachusetts had previously ordered 3 million masks that were seized by the federal government, so in order to “keep the Feds from finding out” about the masks and seizing them, he had to classify the trip as a “private humanitarian mission.” Gregory F. Treverton, former chair of the National Intelligence Council, said in an April 4 Washington Post article detailing the extent of the federal dysfunction that “this has been a real blow to the sense that America was competent. That was part of our global role. Traditional friends and allies looked to us because they thought we could be competently called upon to work with them in a crisis. This has been the opposite of that.”
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson hospitalized for coronavirus
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who tested positive for COVID-19, was admitted to the hospital due to “persistent symptoms of coronavirus,” the BBC reported Sunday. A government spokeswoman described the move as a “precautionary step” that was “on the advice of his doctor.” Johnson, 55, has been isolating after being diagnosed with coronavirus 10 days...
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Coronavirus: Federal Agencies Waited Until Mid-March to Place Bulk Orders for Masks
The Trump administration wasted critical opportunities to get ahead of the COVID-19 crisis.
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slate.com
Queen Elizabeth II Urges Self-Discipline in Rare Speech During Pandemic: 'We May Have More Still to Endure'
"I also want to thank those of you who are staying at home," the Queen, 93, said.
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newsweek.com
Pandemic puts the Drew League family's summer in jeopardy
The Drew League in L.A. is famous for its star-studded tournament, but the threat of canceling the season has a ripple effect on the community.
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latimes.com
Boris Johnson continues to have symptoms of coronavirus 10 days after testing positive, his office says
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Trump again warns country of a ‘rough’ next two weeks
President Trump said he was meeting with the White House coronavirus task force Sunday and warned Americans that “a rough two weeks are coming up!” “I will be having a White House CoronaVirus Task Force meeting in a short while. May or may not do a News Conference after the meeting, depending on new information....
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Giuliani says doctors, not 'national bureaucracy,' should decide whether to use hydroxychloroquine for coronavirus
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani said Sunday that doctors, not lawmakers, should decide whether the immunosuppressive drug hydroxychloroquine is worth using as a possible treatment for the coronavirus.
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UK PM Boris Johnson Admitted to Hospital Over Coronavirus Infection
UK PM Boris Johnson has been admitted to hospital for tests over his infection with coronavirus, ten days after he was first diagnosed. 
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Queen Elizabeth II delivers coronavirus address and calls for unity, saying 'we will succeed'
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II addressed the nation Sunday in a rare televised speech and called for unity amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Queen Elizabeth: ‘We will succeed’ in fight against coronavirus
Queen Elizabeth II made a historic televised address on Sunday — invoking her nation’s war-time spirit in the battle against the coronavirus pandemic. “I am speaking to you at what I know is an increasingly challenging time,’’ the 93-year-old UK monarch said in only the fifth time she has addressed her subjects outside of her...
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Boris Johnson admitted to hospital for coronavirus
The British prime minister is in for tests as a “precautionary step,” according to a Downing Street spokesperson.
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politico.com
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson Hospitalized With Continuing Coronavirus Symptoms
Downing St. said Sunday the hospitalization is a “precautionary step”
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time.com
In coronavirus-stricken Italy, a new field hospital rises at the foot of the Alps
The coronavirus battle led the Alpini to build a field hospital in Bergamo, Italy.
latimes.com
Maryland Gov. Hogan issues emergency order for nursing homes to stem coronavirus spread
Hogan’s directive comes after severe outbreak at long-term care facilities across state.
washingtonpost.com
You can keep your Apple Watch. Give me the sounds and smells of an old clock.
Every week I wind the clocks in our house and try to listen for the “even beat of the tick.”
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The Ethics of Wearing (or Not Wearing) a Face Mask During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Where morals and medicine overlap
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