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Trump Administration Used Venezuela Anti-Drug Operation to Distract from Coronavirus Crisis at Home, Officials Say
A senior administration official told Newsweek that the drug trade "can contribute to the spread of the virus," but a senior Pentagon official said the recent mission "has nothing to do with the virus."
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A $350 Billion Loan Program Is Supposed to Save Small Businesses. But Banks Are Balking.
Thomas Wells is sympathetic to the hundreds of small businesses that have been knocking on the doors of his bank’s 59 branches this week. They all want to know how to apply for a loan through Washington’s massive new program that aims to stop Main Street from collapsing during the coronavirus pandemic. But on Friday,…
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time.com
Jordan imposes coronavirus lockdown as cases spread in Middle East
The country of Jordan is imposing a strict 24-hour curfew as the number of coronavirus cases in the country top 290. There are growing fears the virus will spread across some of the nation's poorest communities and Syrian refugee camps. CBS News producer Amjad Tadors joins CBSN from Amman, Jordan with the latest developments.
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Stock market takes dive as horrendous jobs report sinks in
US stocks tumbled Friday after a brutal monthly jobs report gave Wall Street more proof of how hard the coronavirus pandemic has hit the economy. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped as many as 550.35 points, or 2.5 percent, after the feds’ March jobs report that said the US economy lost 701,000 jobs last month,...
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Google data shows New Yorkers doing less social distancing than people in Italy, Spain
The release follows Trump administration coronavirus coordinator Deborah Birx saying Thursday that she could tell by the US increase in new infections that people were not universally abiding by requests that they stay home.
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Supreme Court postpones April oral arguments over coronavirus concerns
The arguments the court postponed were scheduled for April 20- April 22 and April 27-April 29
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The Drake of Country Music Is Back With a More Thoughtful Take on That Old Town Road
On Sam Hunt’s long-awaited Southside, the Nashville heartthrob grows up.
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slate.com
Jennifer Aniston, Jimmy Kimmel give $10K gift card to nurse with COVID-19
"We are very, very grateful to what you and all these health care workers are doing."
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nypost.com
Bikers swarm streets outside funeral home for procession despite crowd ban
Hundreds of mourners on motorbikes flouted the ban on large crowds and swarmed the streets outside of a funeral home in Queens Friday — while two NYPD cops even directed traffic, The Post has learned. The streets were filled with the high-speed funeral procession at about 10:30 a.m. at the Leahy McDonald Funeral home at...
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'Take This Serious': Bus Driver Dies Of COVID-19 After Calling Out Coughing Rider
"I feel violated," Jason Hargrove said, in a widely shared video complaining of selfish behavior during the coronavirus pandemic. Nearly two weeks later, the Detroit driver is dead of the disease.
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MD Gov. confirms Kennedy family members missing
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says that rescuers are searching for two missing boaters - the daughter and grandson of former Maryland Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend - after their canoe was found in Chesapeake Bay. (April 3)       
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Pyramid house in Malibu sells to former Warner Bros. exec
Malibu's offbeat pyramid house has sold to a former Warner Bros. executive for $2.02 million.
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latimes.com
Woman in ICE custody speaks out about coronavirus fears
A woman detained at an ICE detention center in Jena, Louisiana tells CBS News she's afraid for her life because of the lack of coronavirus protective measures.
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Congress gave $25 million to help the Kennedy Center weather the coronavirus. Now some politicians want it back.
Criticism continues over the arts center’s decision to furlough hundreds of employees after receiving the federal funds.
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Bruce Willis and Cybill Shepherd Knew How to String You Along
Moonlighting was a master class in unresolved sexual tension.
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slate.com
Supporting the front line: Americans raise thousands to feed health care workers
Just some of the many ways people in the New York-area are supporting health care workers who might be overwhelmed.
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foxnews.com
Working from home during coronavirus: How to avoid burnout
What may have once been exciting and interesting work in an office setting may now seem dull and monotonous without face-to-face interaction, which can signal impending burnout.
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Wisconsin governor, in surprise move, calls special session to halt in-person voting in looming primary
In an 11th-hour move, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers is calling for a special session of his state’s legislature to overhaul Tuesday’s scheduled primary -- by allowing for an all-mail election, sending absentee ballots to every registered voter and pushing back until May 26 the deadline for ballots to be received.
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar sends Kathy Griffin touching sympathy message
Abdul-Jabbar offers his condolences and "a virtual hug, I guess."
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More shoppers turning to apps for groceries amid coronavirus pandemic
The new normal is sending people to their phones to get groceries as a way of practice social-distancing.
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Two cruise ships finally dock in Florida after negotiations, coronavirus patients aboard
A cruise ship that's been floating at sea with coronavirus patients aboard for two weeks has finally been allowed to dock in Florida. (April 2)      
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Coronavirus hits a grim mark -- 1,000 U.S. deaths in a single day
The coronavirus pandemic passed a grim marker as the death toll hit 1,000 in a single day. Health experts expect the toll will continue to rise.
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latimes.com
Tackle your book list thanks to this great Audible sale
Amazon's popular service Audible is having one of the best sales on audiobooks — get details here.       
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usatoday.com
Listen to Bill Withers' top hits
R&B legend Bill Withers died on March 30th from heart complications at the age of 81. These are the memorable songs he left behind.
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Supreme Court again postpones oral arguments due to coronavirus pandemic
With oral arguments slated to wrap up at the end of April, the justices must decide how to handle the 20 cases that will not have been heard in court.       
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usatoday.com
‘Modern Family’ director says cast was ‘part of something special’
How many sitcoms run for 11 seasons? Very few. “Modern Family” will celebrate its glittering run with a one-hour special that segues directly into the back-to-back final episodes. Director Christopher Wilcha interviewed the cast as well as executive producers Steven Levitan and Christopher Lloyd and combed through audition tapes (casting directors saw 232 actors for...
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Should Healthy People Wear Masks to Prevent Coronavirus? The Answer May Be Changing
If you have no symptoms of the coronavirus, should you wear a mask? It’s one of the most-asked questions during this pandemic, and until recently, one of the most easily answered—if you follow the guidance of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC’s answer? No. According to its guidelines, outside of health…
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time.com
Panty-stealing Long Island judge stripped of license, steps down from bench
Suffolk County District Judge Robert Cicale pleaded guilty in September to second-degree attempted burglary, a felony, for breaking into the home of a 23-year-old woman who used to be the pervy judge's intern on separate occasions and stealing panties from her laundry hamper.
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Andrew Cuomo says state will help coronavirus-stricken NYPD
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the state would assist the coronavirus-stricken NYPD however possible Friday, as the pandemic has sickened nearly 20 percent of the force. “That’s a problem. That’s a problem in the NYPD, that’s a problem in the FDNY, it’s a problem all across the board,” Cuomo told reporters during a press conference at...
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Catholic group slams de Blasio for questioning charity's New York coronavirus field hospital
A conservative group on Friday accused New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio of being anti-Christian after he questioned whether the 68-bed field hospital set up in Central Park by Samaritan's Purse, an organization run by Franklin Graham, would treat all patients equally.
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‘Artemis Fowl’ will skip theaters and go straight to Disney+
Disney has made its biggest move yet amid movie theater closures due to the coronavirus pandemic — it’s sending a major film straight to Disney+. “Artemis Fowl,” based on the popular teen crime novels by Eoin Colfer, was due to open in theaters worldwide on May 29, but the likelihood of chains such as AMC...
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Hubble captures unique ‘cannibal’ galaxy in amazing image
The Hubble Space Telescope captured a stunning image of galaxy that's hiding a secret.
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Sid Bream, for the first time, plans to watch the classic 1992 NLCS game that made him a cult hero in Atlanta
Sid Bream, for the first time he can remember, plans to watch the game that made him a hero forever in Atlanta -- Game 7 of the 1992 NLCS .       
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The White House will give coronavirus tests to people who get close to Donald Trump
The new testing requirement also applies to people who are expected to go near Vice President Mike Pence.        
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usatoday.com
Coronavirus complicates California wildfire preparation; raises worry over evacuation shelters
By the time fire season arrives, officials hope the spread of COVID-19 will taper off, but preparations are already being made.
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latimes.com
A.J. Styles on Wrestlemania 36, a ‘different’ Undertaker feud and his last WWE contract
AJ Styles will take on The Undertaker in a “boneyard match” at WrestleMania 36 (April 4-5, WWE Network and FoxSports.com). Before the 42-year-old Styles faces The Deadman, he took a go at a Q&A with The Post’s Joseph Staszewski. (Edited for brevity) Q: I’m sure The Undertaker has a say in who he gets to...
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Eight Cruise Ships Still Carrying Passengers At Sea As Coronavirus Cases Grow Around The World
Among the ships are the Coral Princess, which announced Thursday that 12 people on board tested positive for COVID-19
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newsweek.com
Column: Could unemployment reach Great Depression levels? Yes, but ...
Without minimizing the scale of the economic plunge, it's proper to place comparisons between today's figures and economic situation and those of the Depression in perspective. In short: The differences are greater than the similarities.
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Making a coronavirus face mask: Dermatologist offers advice on best materials, how to soothe irritated skin
A dermatologist offers tips on the best materials to use when making a DIY face masks, how to soothe irritated skin, and more.
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foxnews.com
How one violinist is rebuilding her musical community — one minute at a time
Jennifer Koh’s “Alone Together” series will showcase new short works by 42 composers online.
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washingtonpost.com
NFL RedZone will re-air entire 2019 season to help fill coronavirus sports void
The coronavirus pandemic has rocked the world of sports, with all major live events canceled or postponed for the foreseeable future, but the NFL RedZone network is helping fill the void. 
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John F. Kennedy’s grand-niece and her son, 8, missing after boating accident: report
A grand-niece of former president John F. Kennedy and her son disappeared off the coast of Maryland — and search crews have been scrambling to find them for nearly 24-hours, according to a report Friday. Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean — who is the granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy — was at her mother’s home in...
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10 Ideas for Supporting Your Community While Self-Isolating
This pandemic, this long road, isn't being traveled alone. There are millions of others out there who are feeling like you and many who might need a little extra help to get through it. Here are 10 ideas for supporting your community while you self-isolate and social distance.
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newsweek.com
Facebook Global VP: We've learnt from our mistakes
Nick Clegg, Facebook VP of Global Affairs and Communications, talks about how they're tackling misinformation during the pandemic.
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edition.cnn.com
World Food Programme chief on contracting COVID-19
David Beasley, head of the World Food Programme, describes his experiences after contracting coronavirus and how the WFP's work can continue amidst a pandemic.
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edition.cnn.com
White House implements rapid coronavirus test for anyone interacting with Trump, Pence
The White House said Friday those who come into close proximity to President Trump or Vice President Pence will be required to take a rapid COVID-19 test to protect the commander-in-chief and his number two from coronavirus.
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McConnell warns of 'glitches' in implementation of coronavirus relief bill
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Friday warned that there will be “glitches” in the roll-out of the massive stimulus package that went into effect last Friday to address the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak.
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Ohio coroner reports 6 overdose deaths in 24 hours amid coronavirus social distancing
Coronavirus social distancing may have contributed to a spike Friday in six overdose deaths in an Ohio county in a 24-hour period.
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