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New York-area coronavirus outbreak originated primarily in Europe, not China: report
Two separate studies show that the coronavirus outbreak in the New York City area – by far the most deadly in the US – originated from Europe, not China, according to a report. Researchers conducting one of the studies have detected seven separate lineages of viruses that have arrived in the New York City area...
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National Rifle Association Furloughing All Employees Unable to Work Because of COVID-19 Closures
Thursday's announcement comes weeks after LaPierre told the board that the COVID-19 pandemic would force him to implement organization-wide adjustments.
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newsweek.com
Yankees are MLB’s most valuable franchise and it’s not even close
Forbes estimates the New York Yankees are baseball’s most valuable franchise at $5 billion, up 9 percent over last year and 47 percent more than the No. 2 Los Angeles Dodgers at $3.4 billion. The Yankees are second among all sports in Forbes’ evaluations to the Dallas Cowboys, listed at $5.5 billion in the last...
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A COVID-19 Survivor Warns Other Men
“If I had taken it more seriously, I probably wouldn’t have been infected.”
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NYC inmate's death after testing positive for COVID-19 raises questions about conditions in jails and prisons
Rikers Island inmate Michael Tyson has died after testing positive for COVID-19. The medical examiner hasn't officially ruled the cause of death, but it is drawing criticism from criminal justice advocates over how to best handle jails and prisons during the pandemic. Reuven Blau, reporter for The City, joined CBSN to discuss the latest.
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Alumni In China Lead Effort To Procure PPE For Medical Workers In New York
Spurred by the concerns of members in China, Columbia University's medical school alumni association raised more than $1 million to buy desperately needed masks and other gear.
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Sean Hannity tries to lure Art Laffer out of retirement to lead the recovery
Hannity had Trump on his show and asked him about forming a recovery task force, while referring obliquely to Laffer.
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politico.com
European finance ministers strike deal to combat coronavirus recession
Eurogroup backs emergency credit lines but not corona bonds.
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politico.com
Air Force sees small dip in suicides compared to same period last year
The Air Force saw a small drop in total force suicides for the first quarter of 2020 when measured against this point of the year in 2019, according to the service. The Air Force reported a total of 34 Air Force personnel have died by suicide as of March 31, including 20 active duty airmen....
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Mort Drucker’s legendary Mad magazine caricatures spoofed Hollywood — and Hollywood loved them
Artist Mort Drucker, who inspired generations of humorists with his Mad magazine film and TV parodies across five decades, passed away Wednesday.
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washingtonpost.com
As coronavirus slams D.C. region, spy agencies tweak rules for contractors
Contractors are encouraged to make use of the CARES Act so that more contractors can stay home.
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politico.com
Arnold Schwarzenegger’s son Joseph Baena recreates dad’s famous pose
Like father, like son.
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nypost.com
We checked in with 15 chefs and restaurant owners around L.A. Here's what they told us:
We asked 15 chefs and restaurant owners in and around L.A. to tell us how they're doing. This is what they said.
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latimes.com
Hulu snaps back at Twitter users dissing ‘Parasite’ over subtitles
Hapless trolls learned the hard way not to trash the multi-Oscar-winning movie “Parasite.”
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Buccaneers GM Jason Licht: QB Jameis Winston not an NFL draft bust
Jameis Winston's time with Tampa Bay is over, but Buccaneers GM Jason Licht said the former No. 1 pick shouldn't be considered a bust.        
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Distilleries Trying To Make Hand Sanitizer During Coronavirus Outbreak Hit Unexpected FDA Roadblocks
"The main thing we want to do as manufacturers, and there are thousands of us across the country, we just want to be able to help people as quickly and efficiently as possible," said Philip McDaniel, co-founder of St. Augustine Distillery in Florida.
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newsweek.com
Rose Namajunas pulls out of UFC 249 after two deaths in family due to coronavirus, manager says
Rose Namajunas was expected to take on Jessica Andrade in their grudge match at UFC 249, co-headlining with Tony Ferguson vs. Justin Gaethje, but Namajunas dropped out of the fight.
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Rich Eisen’s show to begin 2-month run on NBCSN
Rich Eisen’s weekday talk show will have a new home for the next two months
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Inmates Protest at Washington State Prison After Series of Positive COVID-19 Diagnoses
The Washington State Department of Corrections says the "disturbance" is now "under control."
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time.com
Style Conversational Week 1379: Zing, zing a song
The Empress of The Style Invitational on this week's contest and results -- and the end of an era.
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Soyuz mission blasts off for space station
NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy and Russian space agency cosmonauts Anatoly Ivanishin and Ivan Vagner have launched aboard a Soyuz rocket to the International Space Station. (April 9)       
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ONLY ON AP Italian centenarian recovers from virus
A 103-year-old Italian woman has recovered from COVID-19, inspiring others in the hard-hit country. (April 9)       
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Professor behind key COVID-19 model says 'positive news' led to lower projected death count
Dr. Ali Mokdad, a University of Washington professor working on a key coronavirus model, told "Bill Hemmer Reports" Thursday that the number of deaths anticipated by his model has declined in recent days due to some positive trends emerging in the U.S. and in Europe.
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Ecuador Bishop Delivers Blessing By Helicopter
Ecuador Bishop Delivers Blessing By Helicopter       
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usatoday.com
Residents of Wisconsin senior living facility sing from balconies
To lift each other's spirits up – without actually getting too close in person – these seniors at a living facility in Wisconsin started singing together from their balconies. Staff members stood below, acting as conductors for their performance.
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87-year-old NYC doctor who invented rubella vaccine joins coronavirus fight
The 87-year-old New York City doctor who played a pivotal role in the discovery of the rubella vaccine is now helping in the fight against coronavirus. Dr. Stanley Plotkin — known as the “Godfather of Vaccines” — helped to eradicate rubella from the United States after his life-saving inoculation became available in 1969. Now, he...
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'Saturday Night Live' returning with new, remotely produced content this weekend
The Emmy-winning variety sketch series will be producing new content at home as the cast and crew continue to practice social distancing. 
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CBS leads a stay-at-home week with 'NCIS,' 'FBI' and 'Young Sheldon'
On TV from March 30-April 5, CBS leads other networks, its scripted programs drawing as many as 13.6 million viewers for "NCIS." Fox News Channel leads cable network viewing.
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latimes.com
Amid coronavirus, teenagers struggle with anxiety and distance learning, survey reveals
Teenagers have seen their school and home lives upended amid the coronavirus pandemic and are struggling with anxiety and social distancing protocols, a new survey revealed.
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foxnews.com
8 Key Moments That Helped Define Bernie Sanders' Presidential Runs
Though the Vermont senator did not emerge as the Democratic nominee in either of his two bids, his campaigns have reshaped the party's politics and policy in significant ways.
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Ingraham and Hannity have been talking about hydroxochloroquine twice as much as any other show
Hannity's also spoken more about 'fake news' than anyone else, though not 'irony.'
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washingtonpost.com
How coronavirus is changing how we use the internet
With millions of Americans stuck inside because of social distancing guidelines, a recent analysis found the way they're using the internet is changing. New York Times finance and technology reporter Nathaniel Popper joined CBSN to break down how coronavirus is impacting our screen time.
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Shop cute work-from-home essentials: slippers, masks, plants and more
Florals? For spring? So 2019. This season’s groundbreaking must-haves are toilet paper, hand sanitizer and Clorox wipes. Work-from-home essentials are naturally topping shopping lists during the quarantine — but you can still social distance in style. From silk charmeuse face masks and Zoom-ready home decor to micro-mini bags for stowing your sanitizer, here are spring’s...
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Harlem nursing home kept dead body in storage unit for 5 days, suit alleges
A Harlem nursing home allegedly stashed a dead resident’s corpse in a storage area for five days — letting it badly decompose — instead of turning it over to a city morgue, the woman’s daughter claims in a federal suit filed Thursday. According to the Manhattan federal court suit, Rosa Lee Richardson died at the...
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Chris Durkin: Coronavirus in Easter Week – here's what we need to know about evil vs. hope
Is Jesus Christ still triumphant as the coronavirus sweeps across the globe?
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How to Boil Water: Simple crepes, savory or sweet
This basic crepe recipe is easier to make than pancakes but feels more special. They can be prepared ahead, and work for breakfast, lunch, dinner or dessert.
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latimes.com
We’re Now Living the American Carnage Trump Promised Would End at His Inauguration
His first speech promised a country that looks out for its people.
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slate.com
Letters to the Editor: Bernie Sanders is out, but his ideas will loom large in the election
Without Bernie Sanders, we wouldn't be discussing Medicare for all and other heretofore "radical ideas" right now.
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latimes.com
Severe Storms Damage Dozens of Homes and Businesses in Indiana and Arkansas
Indiana’s stay-at-home order amid the coronavirus pandemic likely kept people out of danger as the storms moved through
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time.com
Texas governor sued over blocking bail to those trying to avoid coronavirus
The executive order was issued to stop judges from setting bail for inmates with violent criminal records.
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Key EU states agree coronavirus economic rescue: diplomats
Germany, France, Italy, Spain and the Netherlands reached an agreement on Thursday evening on an economic support package against coronavirus epidemic, paving the way for a deal among all 27 EU finance ministers, diplomatic sources said.
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reuters.com
Key EU states agree coronavirus economic rescue -text of draft deal
European Union countries on Thursday evening agreed the emergency credit lines from the euro zone's bailout fund "will be available until COVID-19 crisis is over", a draft of their deal read.
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reuters.com
What Might the Post-Pandemic World Look Like?
How might a post-pandemic world look and feel? Let’s imagine a creative team at a New York City advertising agency pitching a campaign in 2050 for a new perfume (more than most products, perfumes are sold by attaching to the dreams and aspirations of their times). The Big Apple, thirty years hence, remains a vital…
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time.com
Kid reunites with father who was in quarantine for 3 weeks
A young boy could be seen running to his father’s arms, after having not seen him for three weeks while he was self-quarantined to fight the coronavirus, online video shows.
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Chicago restaurant trolls Bears’ Mitch Trubisky in social-distancing plea
Mitch Trubisky may never bring the Bears to a Super Bowl, but at least he can help lead Chicago to safety. A Chicago restaurant called Chip Monks is humorously highlighting the struggles of the maligned former No. 2 overall pick as a method for measuring the appropriate amount of social distancing with a sign inside...
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Pfizer working on promising coronavirus treatment, vaccine
Drugmaker Pfizer said Thursday that it is working on a promising treatment for coronavirus, as well as vaccine. The drugmaker said preclinical studies showed that an unspecified compound that was originally used to treat SARS — a different coronavirus — has shown potential in battling the dangerous illness. Pfizer research chief Mikael Dolsten said the...
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Joaquin Phoenix opens up about checking himself into rehab
Joaquin Phoenix is getting candid about a difficult time in his life. 
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Disney shares recipe for Dole Whip as an at-home treat
Dole Whips – the fan-favorite Disney park staple that those of us outside of Adventureland only dream about, until now.
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