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Pictures Show Hospital Ship USNS Comfort Docking In New York Harbor
Hospital ship USNS Comfort arrived at New York City's Pier 90 on Monday morning to provide additional medical services to non-coronavirus patients.
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newsweek.com
“He’s Walking the Tightrope.” How Donald Trump is Getting Out His Message on Coronavirus
Most evenings for more than a month, Americans across the country tuned in to watch President Donald Trump give his regular coronavirus briefing. Trump typically spends more than an hour standing behind the podium in the White House briefing room or the Rose Garden, praising his Administration’s response to the pandemic, highlighting the news of…
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time.com
5-year-old has trash party 3rd year in a row
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edition.cnn.com
Trump to roll back fuel economy standards, reversing major effort to combat climate change
The White House is likely to finalize plans to weaken fuel-economy standards, undoing the biggest single step the U.S. has taken to fight global warming.
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latimes.com
Trauma physician treating coronavirus patients worries ''we are slowly descending into chaos'
The latest projections on coronavirus in the US are so alarming, there was virtually no choice but to extend social distancing guidelines, two top infectious disease experts said.
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edition.cnn.com
Upper West Side man jumps to his death
A 57-year-old man jumped to his death from the window of his Upper West Side apartment, cops said Monday. The man, who remains unidentified, leapt from the window of his 12th floor apartment on Central Park West near 94th Street just before 9:30 a.m., according to police. His body was found in the rear courtyard...
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nypost.com
7-year-old boy spends life savings to make care packages for the elderly
7-year-old Cavanaugh Bell spent his entire life savings – $600 – to buy groceries for the elderly during the coronavirus outbreak. So far, he's given out over 125 care packages to seniors in Maryland – and his ultimate goal is even bigger.
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cbsnews.com
Wall Street's rally rolls on, aided by health care stocks
Investors were buoyed by health care companies announcing developments that could slow the pandemic.
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cbsnews.com
Police arrest Florida pastor for holding church services despite stay-at-home order
Sheriff's deputies on Monday arrested evangelical pastor Rodney Howard-Browne, who has hosted large church services despite public orders urging residents to stay home to help contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.
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USNS Comfort docks in NY 10 days after Rachel Maddow said it would take 'weeks'
The USNS Comfort arrived Monday at the front lines of the coronavirus outbreak in the United States just 10 days after MSNBC host Rachel Maddow told her viewers it was “nonsense” to think the ship could be ready to help New Yorkers this quickly.
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foxnews.com
An inside look at the Central Park field hospital, which will include morgue
Here’s an inside look at the makeshift field hospital being built in Central Park for coronavirus victims, with staffers adding that the tented facility will include a pop-up morgue. “We’re triage — just like any hospital,” said a staffer with the charity group erecting the medical site around the park’s 97th Street Transverse and Fifth Avenue, adding...
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nypost.com
Man dresses as bush to sneak out during coronavirus lockdown
It’s amazing what people can do when they have some extra free time.
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foxnews.com
The most ‘frustrating’ part of Yankees, Mets managers’ coronavirus wait
Aaron Boone and Luis Rojas still have jobs to do. As Major League Baseball waits to see when — or if — games will be played this year, the New York managers have had plenty of time to stay in touch with their respective players. “We have been in constant communication over the phone. It...
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nypost.com
Abortion in Texas will resume, despite Attorney General orders
A federal judge halted Texas's temporary ban on abortion, allowing the procedure to resume despite the state's suspension of "non-essential" procedures.
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cbsnews.com
Neil deGrasse Tyson on why 'Cosmos' is even more important in the coronavirus era
Neil deGrasse Tyson's revival of "Cosmos" underlines the importance of science, at a time when the astrophysicist says it's more important than ever.       
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usatoday.com
City district attorneys rip de Blasio over planned release of high-risk inmates
The city’s five district attorneys and the Big Apple’s special narcotics prosecutor sent a letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio and his correction commissioner Monday slamming them for the planned release of violent inmates amid the coronavirus pandemic. The DA’s from Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, The Bronx, and Staten Island and special narcotics prosecutor Bridget Brennan,...
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nypost.com
Ransomware Attacks Are the Last Things Hospitals Need Now
In response to coronavirus-related cybercrime, a number of cybersecurity first responders have sprung up to help health care organizations.
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slate.com
Nevada Paints Social Distancing Boxes in Parking Lot For Homeless People to Sleep Iin
Social distancing lines are drawn around homeless people as they sleep in a Las Vegas parking lot.
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newsweek.com
CNN poll: US divided on government response to coronavirus
CNN's Jake Tapper shares the latest numbers from a CNN poll showing how Americans feel about the federal government's response to the novel coronavirus pandemic.
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Mexico's López Obrador shakes hands with mother of 'El Chapo' despite coronavirus warnings, video shows
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has come under fire for visiting the mother of Mexico's most well-known drug lord over the weekend, at the same time the government is pleading with its citizens to stay indoors amid the coronavirus pandemic. 
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foxnews.com
As health officials feared, coronavirus outbreak invading nursing homes
The coronavirus outbreak raced through four nursing homes over the weekend, infecting hundreds of residents at senior living facilities and killing at least five people. At a press conference Monday, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan called the outbreak in one senior home north of Baltimore “deeply concerning,” as the virus leaves a mounting toll at facilities around the country. At the 104-bed facility in Mt. Airy, Maryland, 66 residents tested positive, 11 have been hospitalized, and one elderly man died from the illness. “As we have been warning for weeks, older Marylanders and those with underlying health conditions are more vulnerable and at a significantly higher risk of contracting this disease,” Hogan said in a statement. “Multiple state agencies are on the scene and working closely with the local health department and the facility as they take urgent steps to protect additional residents and staff who may have been exposed.” Advocates for nursing home safety and the companies...
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abcnews.go.com
Chaplain holds confessions in Peoria Notre Dame baseball dugout
In a time of coronavirus anxiety, parishioners find peace in makeshift outdoor confessional.        
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usatoday.com
Take a Moment to Dip Into the Miniature World of This Library For Birds Livestream
Truly for the birds
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time.com
Andrew Cuomo’s bid to ram industrial wind, solar plants down locals’ throats
Gov. Andrew Cuomo deserves credit for his handling (so far) of the coronavirus pandemic. But not so for his push to eliminate residents’ ability to decide for themselves if they want industrial-scale wind and solar projects in their towns. Upstate communities that don’t want such projects blighting their communities have a legal right to veto...
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nypost.com
How to boil water: The easiest way to stir-fried vegetables
This simple formula for stir-fried vegetables uses only three ingredients and doesn't require a wok. It's an ideal base technique for any stir-fry dish.
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latimes.com
The moral calculus of sanctions amid coronavirus crisis
Never let a crisis go to waste.
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edition.cnn.com
Rome cardinal tests positive for coronavirus, Vatican announces
A cardinal with the Rome diocese has tested positive for coronavirus on Monday, according to the Vatican. The report said the cardinal is doing well.
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foxnews.com
UPDATE 1-Ford, GE to produce 50,000 ventilators in 100 days
Ford Motor Co said on Monday it will produce 50,000 ventilators over the next 100 days at a plant in Michigan in cooperation with General Electric's healthcare unit, and can then build 30,000 per month as needed to treat patients afflicted with the coronavirus.
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reuters.com
The massage gun that everyone's talking about is finally on sale
Massage guns are all the rage right now, and you get not one but three on sale at Theragun right now thanks to this deal.       
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usatoday.com
Virus impact hits Golden Gate Bridge revenue
Due to a severe decline of drivers paying tolls during the coronavirus crisis, San Francisco's iconic Golden Gate Bridge is losing $3 million each week. Funds are needed for seismic retrofits and the near constant maintenance. (March 30)       
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usatoday.com
Stop the Attacks on Anthony Fauci, and Listen to Him
Readers urge the country — and President Trump — to heed the infectious-disease expert.
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nytimes.com
Celeb ‘Tiger King’ fans fighting over roles in future movie
“Tiger King” is the latest true crime docuseries to captivate the public — and celebs are no exception. The Netflix series, which follows the wild story of incarcerated former zoo-owner Joseph Maldonado-Passage, a k a “Joe Exotic,” and involves everything from polygamy to murder to mullets to wild animals, has given the world the perfect ridiculous distraction...
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nypost.com
This cafe is changing lives by hiring young people who've aged out of the foster care system
In 2019, Francois Reihani opened La La Land Kind Cafe, a small, all organic coffee shop in Dallas, Texas, that provides support and jobs to youth who have outgrown the foster care system.
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edition.cnn.com
Coronavirus aid questions answered: Am I eligible for $500 per-child payment?
One of the cornerstones of the $2 trillion coronavirus aid package enacted by President Trump Friday is the direct payment of money from the federal government to individuals and families, but many Americans are wondering: Do they qualify and if so, how much?
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foxnews.com
Shemar Moore buys and lists in the San Fernando Valley
Actor Shemar Moore of "Criminal Minds" fame has bought a newly built home in Tarzana and listed his old house in Encino for sale at $2.596 million.
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latimes.com
NY state prison guards beg Cuomo to protect workers from coronavirus
ALBANY — New York’s correctional officers union is begging Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state prison system to outfit all prison and jail guards with personal protective equipment to help stifle the potential spread of coronavirus between inmates and employees working in close quarters. Fifty-six officers and sergeants tested positive for the virus as of...
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nypost.com
Here are the Orange County communities with coronavirus cases
Where have people tested positive for the coronavirus in Orange County? Here's the latest city-by-city breakdown of confirmed COVID-19 cases.
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latimes.com
Justice Department move should worry some who sold stock before market tanked
Now that the Justice Department reportedly has started reviewing stock transactions made by lawmakers shortly before the dramatic market downturn caused by the coronavirus, we should get answers to key questions about whether those transactions were criminal or otherwise improper. While we cannot know what the Justice Department will ultimately find, the very fact that it has started to probe could be bad news for those involved.
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edition.cnn.com
Cuomo plea: US Health care workers - come help NY
New York's governor has put out an urgent plea for medical volunteers as coronavirus deaths in New York City mount and hospitals buckle in what authorities say could be a preview of what other cities across the U.S. could soon face. (March 30)       
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usatoday.com
Marines Halt Recruits Going To Basic Training At Parris Island, S.C.
The U.S. Marine Corps won't be shipping new recruits this week to one of its two U.S. training centers. Last week four people at the Parris Island, S.C. installation tested positive for COVID-19.
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npr.org
Coronavirus cases continue to climb in Orange County, reaching 464
Orange County now has 464 confirmed coronavirus infections, as case counts continue their steady rise.
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latimes.com
Venice restaurant Gjusta closes temporarily after employee tests positive for COVID-19
Gjusta, the popular Venice deli and bakery, will close for a week after one of its employees tested positive for COVID-19.
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latimes.com
An Instacart Worker on Why She’s Striking: “They’re Counting on Our Desperation”
The grocery-shopping service has seen a surge of orders, but its gig workers say they aren’t being protected during the pandemic.
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slate.com
Amazon offers higher pay for switching to grocery work amid increased food demand
Amazon is trying to entice its own warehouse workers to pick and pack Whole Foods groceries with higher pay amid increased demand for food, an internal document reveals.
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foxnews.com
Thomas Almeida wants hometown return at UFC 250 but thinks he'll likely have to wait
Thomas Almeida was hoping to make his comeback at UFC 250 in Sao Paulo, but he may have to wait.       Related StoriesUFC signs RIZIN champ Manel Kape to multi-fight dealColby Covington, Tyron Woodley exchange insults, angle for fight at UFC 249Dustin Poirier volunteers to fight Tony Ferguson at UFC 249: 'I'll take it' 
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usatoday.com
47 Million Americans Work in Jobs at High Risk of Layoffs, Federal Reserve Analysis Says
The U.S. Federal Reserve analysts said the unemployment rate may soar past 32 percent and the coronavirus freeze on the economy could cost 47 million Americans their jobs.
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newsweek.com
California launches Health Corps, loosens rules for medical professionals amid coronavirus
Gov. Gavin Newsom made a major announcement on healthcare workers Monday amid fight against the coronavirus.
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latimes.com