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Former MLB Star Tony Fernández, Shortstop Who Made 5 All-Star Teams, Dies at 57

Fernández won four straight Gold Gloves with the Blue Jays in the 1980s
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National Parks Service modifying park operations in greater Washington D.C. area
NPS has tried to emphasize the importance of social distancing – both while visiting parks, and just when going outdoors.
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86 UN staffers have tested positive for COVID-19 worldwide
Most of the cases are in Europe, but others also are popping up in the United States, Asia and Africa, U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said.
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Spain's Princess Maria Teresa becomes first royal to die from coronavirus
Spain's Princess Maria Teresa of Bourbon-Parma has become the first royal to die from the novel coronavirus, her family announced on social media.
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Buccaneers' Tom Brady offers tips to stay healthy amid coronavirus threat: 'We're going to get through this'
Tom Brady, fresh off the heels of his departure from the New England Patriots, took to social media on Friday to offer tips on how to stay healthy in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. 
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AOC demands another coronavirus stimulus bill, urges Congress to return
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill passed by Congress this week is not enough and the federal government should reconvene to pass even more far-reaching measures. “I will be frank — I believe working families deserve far more. I am urging Congress to return to D.C. as soon as possible to...
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Principal surprises valedictorian at job in drive-thru
Amidst the coronavirus pandemic, a Michigan high school principal wanted to keep with tradition and notify the valedictorian and salutatorian in person.
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New York to move presidential primary election to June 23
New York joins several other states that have decided to push their elections back over coronaviurs fears.
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49ers star Richard Sherman on gaming and Twitch Stream Aid
San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman tells Coy Wire why he's so into gaming and why his participation in Twitch Stream Aid for coronavirus charity is so important.
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Black marketeers cash in on the coronavirus crisis
Unseasonably warm weather, Champions League football and other major events, homes on the beach and the café culture: just a few of the factors that may have helped carry an insidious virus across southern Europe -- from country to country and city to city, from Italy to Spain and Portugal.
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They used to make MLB uniforms. Now they're making medical masks and gowns
Major League Baseball is teaming up with a sports apparel retailer to help with a national shortage of personal protective equipment for health care workers.
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Firefighter, six others injured in Brooklyn basement blaze
The blaze broke out at about 4 a.m. inside a two-story house on Legion Street near Sutter Avenue in Brownsville, Brooklyn.
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Krispy Kreme is giving out a free dozen doughnuts to healthcare workers
Mondays may have just gotten a little sweeter, particularly for healthcare workers battling the ongoing coronavirus epidemic.
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Cuomo says New York concerned CDC coronavirus crisis guidelines for PPE are not adequate
These comments come after the governor went out of his way Friday to emphasize his state's need for tens of thousands of ventilators after President Trump questioned the number that New York would need to deal with its coronavirus patients.
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Watch Live: Trump Speaks at Naval Station Norfolk Send Off for USNS Comfort
President Donald Trump is traveling to Norfolk, Virginia, on Saturday to say bon voyage to USNS Comfort, the U.S. navy hospital ship departing for New York City to aid in the city's response to the coronavirus.
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Trump rips 'unappreciative' governors as Michigan governor gives plea for more supplies
President Trump told reporters that certain governors are not appreciative enough of his administration's response to the coronavirus pandemic.        
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How schools are (and aren’t) providing meals to children during coronavirus
Siblings Alexander Francisco, 6, and Jovani Francisco, 8, pick up meals in Reading, Pennsylvania, on March 26, 2020. | Lauren A. Little/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty Images Parents rely on schools for children’s meals. Coronavirus has exposed the vulnerabilities of these programs. In an effort to keep children safe from the coronavirus pandemic, schools in the United States have shut down. Teachers have had to adapt by going online with classes to keep kids on schedule with their education, and other forms of distance learning — teachers holding office hours by phone, the distribution of learning packets, etc. — are being implemented. Essentially, educators are finding ways to ensure kids don’t need to go to a physical building to get schooled. But there’s at least one big problem this presents. Many students around the country rely on schools to provide free or low-cost meals.These meals — which speak to the country’s larger problem of income inequality — are a necessary staple for many families across the country. On a typical school day, the National School Lunch Program provides low-cost or free lunches to 29.7 million children. In New York City, the Department of Education offers free breakfast, lunch, and after-school meals to public school students during the school year. These low-cost and free options are even more imperative considering the record-shattering unemployment spike in the US. With the shutdown of physical school, that option is gone and the US is scrambling to address this problem, on top of all the other problems the coronavirus pandemic presents. During this pandemic, the White House has signaled that states need to take care of themselves without relying on the federal government when it comes to vital medical equipment, with Trump picking fights with Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and saying New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is exaggerating his state’s need for ventilators. On Friday, his administration signaled that state and local officials may, similarly, need to handle the issue of school meals themselves. “The truth is, many underprivileged kids would not be getting school meals, apart from the fact that, as we stand here today, our administration has approved waivers for all 50 states to give them flexibilities to work with local partners to get meals to children that are in need, and also a nationwide waiver to allow parents to pick up meals,” Vice President Mike Pence said at the briefing. Pence was at Friday’s presidential briefing, joined by Sonny Perdue, the US secretary of agriculture, and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. “The federal government can’t do it all, but we got great partners out there in the food supply chain, as well as our food nutrition services, and our partners in our school nutrition services doing a great job to continue to get these meals to kids there,” Perdue said. Perdue specifically addressed getting meals to kids. He cited a program with McLane Global, the Baylor Collaborative on Poverty and Hunger, and Pepsi that would “pack a million meals a week to deliver to our rural kids who might not get to town.” According to the Baylor Collaborative, the meal delivery system will “contain five days of shelf-stable, nutritious, individually packaged foods that meet USDA’s summer food requirements.” Perdue also introduced an initiative between Panera Bread and the Children’s Hunger Alliance to deliver meals in Columbus, Ohio. That collaboration is expected to go into effect on April 6. While these programs sound great in theory, it is important to keep in mind that this administration has overpromised and underdelivered on a number of initiatives — particularly those involving corporate partnerships — during the coronavirus pandemic, including promoting a Google virus testing website that Google itself did not seem to be aware of and announcing testing centers at big-box retailers, something that has yet to come to fruition in any meaningful way. Food pickup and delivery is a stopgap solution — but it’s all that’s available at the moment The country’s focus on meal delivery highlights the bigger problem, which is schools providing meals via a grab-and-go process. In New York City, meals are available at public schools to go. The same goes for Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Atlanta, and major metropolitan public school systems. The issue therein is that the farther you get from these areas, the fewer options become available — hence the US involvement in promoting delivery programs. There also might be an unforeseen problem in the current grab-and-go method: parents not being able to go to these meal stations at all. According to the City, an independent nonprofit news agency covering New York City, the number of parents taking advantage of free meals has dropped: The program peaked at 199,483 meals distributed on March 19. Then it dropped to 159,635 last Friday, before hitting a low of 81,050 on Monday, when it rained. The figure rose to 111,887 Tuesday and 115,865 on Wednesday. In perspective, around 600,000 meals are distributed daily when school is in session. The lack of demand might not be that parents feel their children don’t need these meals, but that they are opting to social distance and keep their kids safe. Depending on the school district, some grab-and-go stations in the country require that a child be present or paperwork be required to obtain a meal. These free meal stations and deliveries also put those who come in, make the food, and possibly deliver it at risk for exposure. In Fayette County in Kentucky, a public school employee involved in delivering meals recently tested positive for Covid-19 — an example of how fragile these solutions are.
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NYPD detective becomes first NYC office to die from coronavirus
The first death of a NYPD officer from the coronavirus was reported Saturday.
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Beware stimulus check scams
The federal government hasn't issued a single stimulus check yet, but scammers are already trying to steal the money from Americans.
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NY coronavirus death toll jumps as Cuomo delays presidential primary
The statewide coronavirus death toll jumped by 209 Saturday, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who announced the presidential primary will be moved to June 23 amid the worsening crisis. New York’s death count reached 728, up from 519 on Friday, the governor said. And the number of infected jolted to 52,318, an increase from the...
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American among four dead on coronavirus-stricken cruise in Panama
An American, a Swede and people from the UK and Netherlands are among the four who have died on the coronavirus-stricken Holland America cruise stuck off the coast of Panama, according to a new report. A spokesman for the cruise company confirmed the nationalities of the deceased passengers Friday, as it sought port in Florida....
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728 people have died from coronavirus in New York state, governor says
He has repeatedly stressed a need for more hospital beds and ventilators to treat an expected rising number of patients.
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Trump says he is considering a quarantine of the N.Y. metro area
New York state has the most cases of coronavirus in the country.
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The President said Saturday he's considering a short-term quarantine of New York, New Jersey and parts of Connecticut, as coronavirus cases rise
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Stunning visual as Pope Francis delivers prayer to empty St. Peter's Square
As Easter approaches, Pope Francis spoke to an empty Vatican, which, along with surrounding Italy, has been afflicted by coronavirus.       
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Trump to send off 'stocked up' Navy hospital ship to New York for coronavirus response
President Trump traveled to Norfolk, Va. Saturday for a send-off ceremony for the U.S. Navy hospital ship as it leaves for New York to aid in the coronavirus emergency response.
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Public health experts blast Boris Johnson for ‘slow’ coronavirus response
The three men leading the United Kingdom’s response to the coronavirus pandemic — Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Health Secretary Matt Hancock and the chief medical officer, Chris Whitty — are doing so from quarantine after coming down with COVID-19 symptoms, and receiving strong criticism for not better protecting themselves from the disease. As cases continue...
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James Dolan sets up fund to pay MSG employees until May
Madison Square Garden has established a relief fund to provide financial assistance to employees while also committing to paying qualified venue employees through at least May 3, per correspondence sent out Friday night, The Post has confirmed. The MSG Relief Fund was established with a $1 million donation from the Madison Square Garden company that...
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News Analysis: The new U.S. hope for replacing the president of Venezuela: Coronavirus
Venezuela is woefully unprepared for coronavirus. The Trump administration sees that as another chance to remove President Nicolas Maduro.
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Instacart shoppers plan strike over treatment during pandemic
Some Instacart shoppers are planning to strike on Monday, accusing the company of not providing them enough protections during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Sen. Bill Cassidy says Louisiana hospitals nearing capacity as coronavirus cases spike
Louisiana Sen. Bill Cassidy, R, warned on Saturday that his state was nearing capacity and would soon need additional help in treating COVID-19 patients.
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How LeBron James saved Carmelo Anthony’s life during infamous banana boat trip
Turns out the banana boat crew had a little Baywatch in them. LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade and Chris Paul made their famous trip to the Bahamas on a yacht in the summer of 2015, but it took another courageous effort from James for it all turn out happy. In a previously untold story,...
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Trump considering a quarantine on New York
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he is considering imposing a quarantine on New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
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Texas company looking to dock stimulus money from paychecks, relieve their payroll: report
At least one company is looking to take advantage of individual stimulus checks to help relieve its economic difficulties.
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Florida sees sharp spike in coronavirus infections as fears grow it could be another hotspot
Fears are growing in Florida that it could be another coronavirus hotspot after seeing a sharp increase in infections in the last 24 hours and nearly two dozen more deaths.
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Union boss wants floating jail turned into Rikers coronavirus hospital
A currently virus-vulnerable, prisoner-packed city jail barge should be turned into a floating hospital for ill Rikers inmates, the corrections union boss told The Post. As COVID-19 hits New York City, more than 600 prisoners are incarcerated in close quarters on the Vernon C. Bain floating jail. Few New Yorkers know about the boat tied...
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Mexican President's coronavirus missteps come at great risk
Alice Driver writes that Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador's initial failure to take serious action to counteract the threat posed by the coronavirus could come at great cost to the Mexican people.
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Coronavirus sickens mayor and police chief in Illinois city of Aurora
Two of those who have tested positive for the coronavirus in the Illinois city of Aurora outside Chicago are the city’s mayor and top cop.
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Executive Producers of the 'Concert for America' say they wanted to shine a light on coronavirus responders
“FOX Presents the iHeart Living Room Concert for America” Executive Producers John Sykes and Tom Poleman said they wanted to throw the concert to alleviate stress, entertain, and shine a light on the incredible work being done by first responders, medical technicians, and everyone who is trying to help during the coronavirus health crisis. 
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WHO accused of 'carrying China's water' after official refuses to acknowledge Taiwan during bizarre interview
The World Health Organization is being accused of "carrying China's water" after a senior adviser refused to acknowledge Taiwan during a bizarre interview with a Hong Kong news outlet. 
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Trump says he’s new eyeing coronavirus quarantine for NYC area
President Trump is considering imposing an enforced two-week quarantine and travel ban on New York City and the surrounding area to try to tamp down the rapidly expanding coronavirus outbreak. “I’d rather not do it, but we may need it,” he told reporters outside the White House Saturday. “We’d like to see New York quarantined...
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Cuomo delays presidential primary to June amid coronavirus pandemic
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Florida Derby race at Gulfstream Park: Time, lineup, TV channel, streaming info
Live sports! The 2020 Florida Derby at Gulfstream Park takes place Saturday, and Tiz The Law enters the race as the odds-on favorite.       
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“I Didn’t Do a Good Enough Job Anticipating Demand.” What It’s Like Working a Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Center
Dr. Zeyad Baker thought he was pretty proactive and thorough in thinking through how his team of doctors, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and medical assistants could address the surging number of cases of COVID-19 cases in New York. The president and CEO of ProHEALTH, a group of 1,000 independent clinicians, took the doctors and…
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Woman who licked toilet in 'coronavirus challenge' talks to Dr. Phil about bizarre stunt, admits she 'lied'
Initially, her “coronavirus challenge” clip went viral on Twitter, where people demanded the woman be thrown in jail.
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Venmo and Cash App Want to Distribute U.S. Government Stimulus Payments
The cash apps want to be considered as a way for the federal government to distribute payments from the economic stimulus package to the public.
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Commentary: Why MLB should start the season with the All-Star game at Dodger Stadium
If possible, Major League Baseball should start the season with the All-Star game at Dodger Stadium to give to give fans the chance to embrace the sport again.
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Meghan and Harry broke up with the Queen over email: report
A shocking new report claims that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle broke up with the Queen - over email.
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Bronx school told teachers to hide coronavirus case: ‘Staff can be fired’
After learning that a teacher in their Bronx school building was sick with the coronavirus, faculty members were told they could be terminated for warning students to stay away, The Post has learned.
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