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Arkansas doctor, quarantined from family, sees home destroyed by tornado
The home of an Arkansas doctor — who was quarantined from his family as he worked in a hospital during the coronavirus pandemic — was reportedly destroyed by a tornado. The twister hit the residence where Dr. Jared Burks had decided to separate himself from his wife, Alyssa, and 1-year-old son, Zeke, while logging countless...
Stabbing victim dies 3 months after attack at Hanukkah celebration in New York
A New York man severely injured in a stabbing during Hanukkah last year has died.
Phoenix police officer killed, 2 others hurt responding to domestic violence call
A police officer for the Phoenix Police Department died Sunday night and two others injured while responding to a domestic violence call that turned chaotic, the department said in a statement.
'I Love Rock 'N' Roll' songwriter Alan Merrill dies of coronavirus; Joan Jett mourns
Rocker Alan Merrill who wrote 'I Love Rock and Roll' dies of coronavirus, prompting singer Joan Jet to pay tribute on Twitter.       
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Fresh out of medical school, young Italian doctors are being fast-tracked to the coronavirus frontline
Medical student Chiara Bonini, 26, had barely finished her final exam, before the young doctor was headed for the front line of Italy's coronavirus pandemic.
Asia shares suffer virus chills, central banks offer cold comfort
Asian shares slipped on Monday and oil prices took another tumble as fears mounted that the global shutdown for the coronavirus could last for months, doing untold harm to economies despite central banks' best efforts.
FACT CHECK: U.S. Still Lags Behind On Testing, Despite Trump's Claims
The president repeated his claim that the U.S. is surpassing all other countries in coronavirus testing. But measured on a per capita basis, the U.S. is far behind other hard-hit countries.
Tokyo’s Sudden Rise in Coronavirus Infections After Olympic Delay Sparks Questions
The sudden rise in cases immediately after the Olympic postponement has raised questions about whether Japan understated the outbreak
TSA lists airports where 61 screeners tested positive for coronavirus
The Transportation Security Administration said Sunday that a total of  61 screening officers have tested positive for COVID-19 and posted a list of airports and shifts that they worked prior to their diagnosis.
USNS Mercy accepting first patients
Mercy accepting first patients
Singer-Songwriter John Prine Critically Ill With Coronavirus Symptoms
The 73-year-old Prine, one of the most influential in folk and country music, has twice fought cancer
NFL Draft 2021: An early look at the top prospects
An early, early look at the top of the 2021 draft board: QB Trevor Lawrence, Clemson: Sensational freshman season ending with a national championship set impossibly high sophomore bar. Best QB prospect since Andrew Luck in 2012? QB Justin Fields, Ohio State: Transfer from Georgia was ruled immediately eligible and set the Big Ten on...
Monsey Hanukkah stabbing victim Josef Neumann dies three months after attack
Josef Neumann, the most gravely wounded victim from a Hanukkah machete attack at a rabbi’s home in Monsey, New York, died on Sunday, law-enforcement sources said. He was 72. Neumann was one of five men allegedly hacked by Grafton Thomas on Dec. 28 while celebrating the Jewish Festival of Lights in Rabbi Chaim Rottenberg’s home....
It can’t get much worse for Kyrie Irving and the Nets
Part 8 of a series analyzing the Brooklyn Nets  Growing up in New Jersey as a suffering Nets fan, Kyrie Irving vowed he’d make it to the NBA but never imagined the circuitous route he’d have to take to get to his childhood team. Now that he’s finally a Net, he never pictured this would...
Up to 10 percent of recovered coronavirus patients test positive again, report says
As many as 10% of recovered coronavirus patients in China tested positive again after being discharged from the hospital, according to a report.
The doctor in the viral photo with his son behind glass has lost his home to a tornado
A resident physician, who touched the lives of thousands when a photo of him and his son separated by glass went viral, has lost his family home to a tornado.
Coronavirus Live Updates: 200,000 Americans Could Die, Warns Top Health Officials
President Trump extended social distancing guidelines to April 30 as cases in the U.S. topped 140,000. The doctors advising him said without any restrictions on movement that more than 1 million Americans could die.
Elton John, Billie Eilish, Mariah Carey lead a heartfelt, socially distant coronavirus telethon
Sunday's one-hour fundraising special, hosted by Elton John, featured at-home performances by Mariah Carey, Billie Eilish, the Backstreet Boys and Dave Grohl.
'Teddy Bear Hunt': Stuffed animal scavenger hunts are making life bearable for bored kids
'Teddy Bear Hunts' are appearing across the world, giving scavenger-hunting children a safe activity during coronavirus lockdowns.
Trump Tweets That U.S. Won’t Pay for Meghan and Harry’s Security
Trump was responding to reports that the couple has moved to California
America's terrible, growing coronavirus death toll makes Trump accept reality
Even President Donald Trump, a serial spinner of his own political realities, accepted science's dire truth in ditching an Easter target to open up the US economy with the coronavirus pandemic set to take a savage turn.
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Tax questions answered: Here's how to navigate coronavirus confusion after the April 15 filing deadline is extended to July 15
Taxpayers still have a slew of questions after the federal income tax deadline shifted to July 15 from April 15 during the coronavirus pandemic.       
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This Day in History: March 30
President Reagan is seriously wounded during an assassination attempt; William Kennedy Smith is accused of rape; and more.
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Franklin Graham organization teams up with NYC hospital to make field hospital in Central Park amid coronavirus outbreak
A field hospital is being erected in New York City’s famed Central Park to help meet the demand of extra hospital beds during the coronavirus outbreak that has ripped through the city.
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Instacart grocery delivery workers seek strike as jobs become riskier
NEW YORK  — A possible strike by Instacart workers highlights the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the grocery delivery business, where workers are worried about their safety as they try to meet a surge in demand for online groceries. A group called the Gig Workers Collective is calling for a nationwide walk-out Monday. They’ve...
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Phil Mickelson hints at Tiger Woods rematch during coronavirus
Phil and Tiger could give us just the made-for-TV sporting event we all need right now. Five-time major champion Phil Mickelson responded to a shot-in-the-dark tweet from a Twitter user named Chris Yurko on Sunday, hinting at a possible match with longtime nemesis Tiger Woods that could be broadcast to desperate sports fans. “@TigerWoods @PhilMickelson...
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Replica ship Pilgrim, longtime SoCal field-trip destination, sinks in Dana Point Harbor
The replica ship was modeled after the vessel made famous in the book "Two Years Before the Mast."
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Acclaimed film ‘Hoop Dreams’ can help fill the basketball void
During the coronavirus shutdown, each day we will bring you a recommendation from The Post’s Peter Botte for a sports movie, TV show or book that perhaps was before your time or somehow slipped between the cracks of your viewing/reading history. Hoop Dreams (1994) Rated: PG-13 Streaming: Amazon Prime Long before ESPN’s 30-for-30 series and...
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Dan Rather remembers CBS journalist Maria Mercader
Dan Rather remembers his co-worker, CBS News producer and talent executive Maria Mercader, who died at the age of 54 from Covid-19.
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108-year-old Spanish flu survivor dies of coronavirus
A 108-year-old British woman who survived the 1918 Spanish Flu succumbed to the coronavirus, according to a report. Hilda Churchill died in a Salford nursing home on Saturday, hours after testing positive for COVID-19 — and just eight days before her 109th birthday, The Guardian reported. The oldest known coronavirus victim in the UK, Hilda...
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Analysis: As coronavirus death toll rises, Trump focuses on a different set of numbers: TV ratings
A version of this article first appeared in the "Reliable Sources" newsletter. You can sign up for free right here.
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FDA lifts restrictions on Ohio-based Battelle's mask-sterilizing technology amid coronavirus shortages
Officials are scrambling for N95 masks and other protective equipment for health care workers as the number of COVID-19 cases is expected to spike.      
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Chefs get creative just to stay in business during coronavirus shutdown
Big Apple restaurants seeking to comply with the coronavirus lockdown are ripping up their menus and slashing prices — in some cases to survive. The statewide ban on sit-down dining has forced some New York City eateries to throw in the towel, as Side Dish has previously reported. But other eateries are keeping the lights...
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FDA Oks emergency authorization of drugs touted by Trump to fight coronavirus
Pharmaceutical companies throughout the world are working around the clock to develop effective coronavirus treatments or a vaccine with no clear breakthroughs.
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Elton John couldn't perform in 'Living Room Concert for America,' but Mariah Carey, others did
Elton John hosted the 'Living Room Concert for America,' where Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys, Billie Eilish and Camilla Cabello performed from home.      
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Country artist Joe Diffie dies of coronavirus
Country music singer Joe Diffie has died of complications associated with Covid-19, his publicist says.
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Opera singer Plácido Domingo hospitalized in Mexico with coronavirus
Domingo's spokesperson says he's doing well and responding to treatment.
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Opera singer Plácido Domingo hospitalized with coronavirus
Opera legend Placido Domingo has been hospitalized in Acapulco, Mexico, with complications related to coronavirus, according to the singer's spokesperson.
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Michigan State Rep. Isaac Robinson Dies from Suspected Coronavirus Infection in Detroit
The 44-year-old Democrat's mother said her son had been experiencing breathing problems for days but was not tested for COVID-19.
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Singing orthopedic surgeon featured on iHeart 'Living Room Concert for America'
Dr. Elvis L. Francois' post on Instagram was featured during the concert.
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Tanking for Trevor Lawrence? This is your NFL Draft warning
Tank for Trevor has a nice ring to it. Just one warning: It could be a ring of fire — as in, “You’re fired!” With the shadow of Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence — the presumptive No. 1 overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft — hanging over the class of 2020, temptation exists to avoid...
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What's on TV Monday, March 30: '#KidsTogether: The Nickelodeon Town Hall' on Nickleodeon
What's on TV Monday, March 30: '#KidsTogether: The Nickelodeon Town Hall' on Nickleodeon; Daytime TV Movies
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Celtics Marcus Smart cleared of coronavirus
Marcus Smart is coronavirus free. The Celtics guard, one of 10 NBA players known to have contracted COVID-19, announced Sunday on Twitter he has been “Corona Free as of two days ago” and has been cleared by the Massachusetts Department of Health. “Thanks for everyone’s thoughts and prayers and I’m doing the same for everyone...
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Don Lemon: This virus does not care what you believe
CNN's Don Lemon urges people of all religious denominations to adhere to official social distancing guidelines as the coronavirus pandemic continues to ravage the United States.
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NBA all-time leading scorers
Click through the most prolific scorers in NBA history.        
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Coronavirus pandemic won’t upend key NYC projects, developers say
Big Apple developers will be sweating out the open-ended statewide ordered by Gov. Andrew Cuomo last week, but are optimistic the crisis will end soon enough to save their projects and investments. The overdue shutdown to protect thousands of construction workers from contracting the coronavirus puts into limbo some 25 million square feet of office...
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Georgia veterans get food to community amid coronavirus outbreak
In southern Georgia, a group of military veterans is doing its part to help communities in need during this coronavirus crisis.
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