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New York City doctor fears coronavirus will kill her before wedding
A New York City doctor working on the frontlines to battle the coronavirus says the situation at her hospital has become so “scary” that she doesn’t know if she’ll live to see her fall nuptials, according to a report. Dr. Deena Elkafrawi, 30, said that she feels like she’s in a “bloodless war” while working...
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Trump tested again for coronavirus, White House says
President Trump was re-tested for the coronavirus on Thursday and the results indicate he is not infected, the White House says. White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham released a memo on the testing to reporters without stating a reason for the procedure. “This morning, the President was tested again for COVID-19, utilizing a new, rapid...
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As Concerns over Supplies Grow, Trump Orders Health Secretary to Protect Ventilator Supply Chain
President Trump invoked the Defense Production Act to ensure that ventilator makers have adequate raw materials and parts.
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‘Company’ producer strives to keep it together
Like every theater producer, Chris Harper, who’s behind the buzzy London revival of Stephen Sondheim’s “Company,” is bucking up his cast, holding his investors together, and waiting for Broadway, dark since March 12, to light up again. That’s a handful, but it takes a back seat to his No. 1 priority: raising his twins, Martha...
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Former UCLA lineman Christaphany Murray commits to Oklahoma
Former UCLA offensive lineman Christaphany Murray announced on Twitter that he had committed to Oklahoma, where he will rejoin former Bruins teammate Theo Howard.
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France Converts World's Largest Wholesale Food Market Into Morgue As Death Toll Surpasses 5,300
With funeral homes already overwhelmed, police are converting the hall at Rungis Market into a makeshift morgue.
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Gov. Gretchen Whitmer wears 'That woman from Michigan' T-shirt in swipe at Trump
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer had a not-so-subtle message for President Trump during her appearance on "The Daily Show" on Wednesday night.
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Wisconsin Primary To Go On But Absentee Voting Extended, Federal Judge Rules
While limited in-person voting will take place on April 7, absentee ballots won't be due to election offices until April 13.
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Dr. Gupta: Religious gathering in age of coronavirus defies medical logic
CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, reports.
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A great artist’s life was interrupted by internment. Now an exhibition of his work is interrupted by a virus.
The Smithsonian’s Chiura Obata exhibition is still inspiring, even off view.
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Coronavirus facts and myths: Clearing up COVID-19 confusion with truth
Here’s what the most credible authorities — the WHO, CDC and NIAID — know and are still learning about the virus.
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Want To See What Your City's Pandemic Plan Says? Good Luck.
NPR reached out to the public health departments serving some of the largest cities in the U.S. Most did not have their most current pandemic response plan posted publicly and many were out of date.
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Ducks owners agree to pay arena workers' salaries through June
Ducks owners Henry and Susan Samueli are setting a new standard for taking care of arena workers amid the coronavirus shutdown.
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Ben Shapiro explains why Americans should take coronavirus aid money without a second thought
Conservative commentator Ben Shapiro said Thursday that while some Americans may feel uneasy accepting cash payments from the government as laid out in the coronavirus response bill, the temporary economic relief is well deserved.
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Review: 'Slay the Dragon' examines gerrymandering's threat to democracy
Documentary 'Slay the Dragon' follows activist Katie Fahey and others on their crusade to end the politically divisive process of gerrymandering.
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Mississippi State football coach Mike Leach apologizes for 'offensive' Twitter post
Mississippi State coach Mike Leach deleted and subsequently apologized for a tweet some of his own players and an MSU professor found offensive.        
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All New Yorkers advised to cover mouth, nose when outside amid coronavirus
Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday said all New Yorkers should cover their nose and mouth when going outside amid the coronavirus pandemic. The new guidance to wear scarves, bandanas or other pieces of clothing in public aims to curb the outbreak that’s infected 48,462 people and caused 1,397 deaths in the Big Apple. “When...
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Buccaneers bring back Blaine Gabbert to back up Tom Brady
The Buccaneers are adding some insurance for their new crown jewel. The team has signed journeyman quarterback Blaine Gabbert to a one-year deal as reported by NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport on Thursday to back up newly-acquired superstar, Tom Brady. Brady is still playing at a high level, but the six-time Super Bowl champion turns 43...
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Instacart to provide masks, fever checks, for employees
Grocery delivery service Instacart says it will provide face masks, thermometers and hand sanitizer to its full service shoppers in wake of demands       
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10 travel shows and movies to avoid coronavirus cabin fever
Coronavirus quarantine got you down? These shows and movies will take you for a virtual world tour to ease your stress and cure your boredom.       
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NY nurses use 3D face masks due to acute shortage
NY nurses use 3D face masks due to acute shortage       
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Biden wants to talk to Trump about lessons learned
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden says he hopes to speak with President Donald Trump to provide "some lessons" and suggestions dealing with health crises that he learned during his vice presidency in Obama administration. (April 2)       
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IRS official: Virus outbreak making it hard to implement key business tax provision
Office closures are making it difficult to process quick refunds.
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Governor makes shocking admission during Covid-19 order
Health experts have been warning for months that asymptomatic people can spread Covid-19. Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp says he just learned about it.
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Chicago Community Organizer Works to Reduce Population at America's Single Largest Jail Site Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
"We shouldn't be giving people death sentences by carelessly exposing them to this incredibly dangerous illness," Sharlyn Grace said.
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Today’s coronavirus update: 10M out of work, NYC nurses finally get help
Nearly 10 million Americans were put out of work in the past two weeks as the coronavirus pandemic slammed the US economy. In just the last week, more than 6.6 million people filed for unemployment benefits — almost doubling the prior week’s record, the US Labor Department said Thursday. Some 236,339 Americans have been infected...
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Are you a landlord whose tenants can't pay rent because of coronavirus?
We're interested in learning about the impact this has on your finances and ability to pay the mortgage on your rental property.
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Trump again tests negative for coronavirus
President Donald Trump has tested negative for the coronavirus a second time, according to a memo from White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham.
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What I Learned Watching the The Heidi Chronicles’ Original Broadway Cast Perform the Play on Zoom
Joan Allen’s internet went out, but the show must go on.
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LA sheriff, county executive spar over payments for some quarantined deputies
Some quarantined deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department may go unpaid as the sheriff and county chief executive feud over payments to those ordered to stay home last month over coronavirus concerns.
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Tennessee Orders Residents To Remain Home
Tennessee has followed neighboring states in ordering residents to remain at home. Tennessee had looser coronavirus restrictions but new data show residents have not adhered to those warnings.
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83 metric tons of PPE arrives in Ohio
Around 83 metric tons of personal protective equipment has arrived in Columbus, Ohio. The shipment is a result of FEMA and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services connecting private sector donor organizations and health care providers. (April 2)       
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Navy fires aircraft carrier captain who raised alarm about virus outbreak
Capt. Brett Crozier wrote a letter Navy leaders Monday pleading for additional help to combat the outbreak.
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Lindsay Lohan teases new song 'Back to Me' about 'living in the now'
Lindsay Lohan has returned to the scene with new music. 
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Navy captain who raised coronavirus alarm about aircraft carrier relieved of command
Capt. Brett Crozier, who commands the Roosevelt, an aircraft carrier with a crew of about 5,000, will be relieved of his command but keep his rank and remain in the Navy, NBC News first reported.
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Harry Connick Jr. mourns jazz legend Ellis Marsalis Jr., who died at age 85 of coronavirus
Jazz musician Ellis Marsalis, patriarch of the famed jazz family, has died at 85. New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell confirmed his passing on Twitter.       
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Tennessee Issues Coronavirus Stay-At-Home Order Citing 'Increase in Citizen Movement'
"In recent days we have seen data indicating that movement may be increasing and we must get these numbers trending back down," Lee said Thursday.
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newsweek.com
Judge declines to postpone Wisconsin elections, extends absentee voting
In-person voting will go forward on Tuesday in Wisconsin, but the judge extended the deadline for mail ballots to be requested and received.
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politico.com
Oprah Winfrey announces $10M donation help Americans amid coronavirus pandemic
Oprah Winfrey announced on Thursday that she will be donating $10 million to assist Americans during the coronavirus pandemic that has ravaged the world, killing more than 49,000 across the globe and forced many leaders to urge their people to stay inside.
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Another NYC hospital is moving bodies with a forklift
A second Brooklyn hospital has resorted to using a forklift to move its dead patients in broad daylight amid the surging coronavirus pandemic. Photos shot Thursday afternoon show a worker in protective gear operating the red Heli moving-and-lifting machine on the Kings Highway service road in front of New York Community Hospital in Midwood. A...
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There are 1 million coronavirus cases worldwide. But there are probably many more people who have the disease.
Officially, the world has surpassed 1 million confirmed coronavirus cases. In reality, we likely passed that number a long time ago. Here's why.        
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Coronavirus spreads in Los Angeles' homeless community
Coronavirus in L.A. homeless community spreads, but so far no signs of clustering
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Warner Records chief Tom Corson bags a showplace in Rancho Mirage
After buying Jessica Alba's Beverly Hills home last year, Warner Records co-chairman Tom Corson has paid $2.9 million for a place in Rancho Mirage.
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Influencer: Why I broke the rules and traveled with my family to Florida
Influencer Ali Maffucci, who defied public health guidelines and came under fire for quitting New Jersey to drive to Florida amid a pandemic, is vehemently defending herself, saying her move “may save lives.” The 33-year-old, who runs the cooking blog “Inspiralized,” was lambasted on Instagram and Twitter by followers outraged over her decision to uproot...
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Companies provide relief to medical workers on the front lines
Krispy Kreme is giving away doughnuts, several major New York hotels are providing free rooms and Allbirds is donating sneakers to healthcare workers.
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Americans step up to mitigate PPE shortage during coronavirus crisis
The surge of COVID-19 cases across the country has led to an unprecedented shortage in personal protective equipment for medical professionals on the front lines. However, technology is helping people step up and fill the void for health-care providers.
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Navy fires USS Theodore Roosevelt captain days after he pleaded for help for sailors with coronavirus
Capt. Brett Crozier had sent an urgent letter to the Navy, seeking to evacuate his crew as cases of coronavirus infection increased on the vessel.       
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Coronavirus: The most bizarre calls to police, 911 during outbreak
The COVID-19 pandemic has upended many aspects of life as countries around the world try to fight the spread of the virus.
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