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Rockland County shuts down all parks in wake of social distancing violations
ALBANY — Rockland County announced they’re shutting down all green space starting Tuesday, shuttering county-run parks as it gets harder to contain density and maintain proper social distancing amidst the coronavirus outbreak. The county’s Division of Environmental Resources started barricading parking lots and closing down trail heads. All events are canceled until the parks are...
Changing the perception of African wildlife
Award winning documentarian Kim Wolhuter gives us an up close personal look at African wildlife
Chris Evans says he's backing off Trump criticism while ramping up political website
One of Donald Trump's famous critics is giving him a break.
Most cases of coronavirus in children are mild but severe cases have been reported, CDC says
Children diagnosed with coronavirus in the United States typically have mild cases, the Centers for Disease Controls and Prevention said in a report released Monday.
Los Angeles braces itself for more coronavirus deaths, asks residents not to go out shopping
Coronavirus related Deaths rose in Los Angeles on Monday, as health officials advised residents to stay at home and avoid shopping to limit the spread of the virus.
CNN's Jake Tapper retweets George Conway calling Trump '100 percent insane'
CNN anchor Jake Tapper made a questionable retweet Monday night of a post saying that President Trump was '100 percent insane.'
Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean's body recovered by Maryland police
Maryland police announced Monday that they have recovered the body of Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean, who disappeared alongside her son, Gideon, last Thursday night after they paddled a canoe into Chesapeake Bay. CBSN Bay Area reports.
Anderson Cooper Accuses Trump of Using Coronavirus Briefings as 'Reelection Platform': 'To Lie, to Deflect, to Attack, to Bully and Cover Up'
CNN's Anderson Cooper said that President Donald Trump was "hijacking" daily coronavirus task force briefings in an attempt to erase his "reprehensibly irresponsible" early response to COVID-19.
Up close and personal with African wildlife
Kim Wolhuter, a renowned South African filmmaker and photographer based in Zimbabwe gets up close and personal with animals in their natural habitat. From documenting the big five to rolling around with hyenas, Wolhuter uses his camera lens to change perceptions of wildlife's most misrepresented animals.
Japan to declare state of emergency over coronavirus pandemic
The Original, One-Woman-Show of Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s Fleabag Is Coming to Streaming Video to Raise Money for the Fight Against the Coronavirus
“Now go get into bed with Fleabag! It’s for charity!” wrote Phoebe Waller-Bridge in a statement.
NFL Draft 2020 scenario that could see Jets pick a top edge-rusher
The Jets have needed an edger-rusher since roughly the Paleozoic Era. Every year with every draft, we always talk about edge-rusher being one of the team’s biggest needs and every year they fail to solve that problem. So, here we are again. Last season, defensive coordinator Gregg Williams had to create pass rush through scheme....
Laura Ingraham and Fox News Medical Guests Met With Trump to Discuss Hydroxychloroquine: Report
The Fox News host brought two of her regular medical guests to make a "detailed presentation" meant to persuade the president to push for the drug's wider use.
Dem Lawmaker Says Trump Saved Her Life by Recommending Hydroxychloroquine for Coronavirus
"If President Trump had not talked about this, it would not be something that's accessible for anyone to get, not right now," Whitsett said.
Cardinal Pell welcomes court's dismissal of abuse conviction
Cardinal George Pell welcomed Australia’s highest court clearing him of child sex crimes Tuesday and said his trial had not been a referendum on the Catholic Church’s handling of the clergy abuse crisis.
Body of Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean discovered days after canoeing accident
Authorities announced the body of Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean, missing since a canoeing accident last week with her son, was discovered late Monday in about 25 feet of water and recovered, authorities said.
Body of Robert F. Kennedy’s Granddaughter Found After Maryland Canoeing Accident
Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean, 40, is the daughter of former Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend
Dr. Anthony Fauci: There are 'good signs' in US battle against coronavirus, but we're far from 'claiming victory'
Drs. Anthony Fauci and Deborah Birx say there are encouraging signs after weeks of mitigation, but stress the U.S. is far from a coronavirus victory.        
This Day in History: April 7
Jazz singer-songwriter Billie Holiday, also known as “Lady Day,” is born; The image and voice of Commerce Secretary Herbert Hoover are transmitted live from Washington to New York in the first successful long-distance demonstration of television; Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigns.
Prince Harry, Meghan Markle announce name of their new foundation: Archewell
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Monday revealed they have plans to start a new non-profit organization called Archewell. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex — who recently moved to Los Angeles to start a new life after relinquishing their roles as working members of the royal family — said they “look forward” to setting...
Miss Manners: You’re just too sensitive
Relative makes the assertion, but reader doesn’t know if there’s truth to it.
Hints From Heloise: The grocery store gives me a headache
Cans of soups and spices seem to be in no order. Why not alphabetize?
Ask Amy: Canine custody keeps former spouses in doghouse
Reader’s boyfriend seems to be enjoying the fight.
Carolyn Hax: Should you apologize for a past emotional affair?
It was a year ago, but she still feels bad about the relationship with her son’s soccer coach.
Navy secretary apologizes for calling ousted Capt. Brett Crozier ‘stupid’
Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly apologized on Monday for blasting canned aircraft carrier Capt. Brett Crozier as “too naive or too stupid” to command a ship. “Let me be clear, I do not think Captain Brett Crozier is naive nor stupid,” Modly wrote. “I think, and always believed him to be the opposite.” Modly’s about-face...
‘Everyone’ will likely be likely be infected with coronavirus ‘at some point,’ California health official says
A Santa Clara County health official said Monday that her department will likely be dealing with the new coronavirus “for a very, very long time,” and at some point, everyone will probably be infected.
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Trump blasts watchdog report claiming shortage of hospital supplies
President Trump incorrectly blasted the inspector general of the Health and Human Services department as an “Obama appointee” on Monday when asked about a recent internal HHS report about a “severe” shortage of medical gear and testing supplies. “It is wrong,” Trump said when asked about the findings. “So, give me the name of the...
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Hydroxychloroquine Questions Intensify as Journal Says Its Drug Study 'Did Not Meet Expected Standards'
The criticism may heighten tensions between Trump, who has touted the drug, and Dr. Fauci and other experts, but is unlikely to affect coronavirus treatment.
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CDC head downplays COVID-19 models, says deaths will be 'much lower' than projected
The CDC director said Monday that the death toll from the novel coronavirus will be “much, much, much lower” than models have projected.
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Top cardinal welcomes Australian court’s dismissal of sexual abuse case
CANBERRA, Australia — Cardinal George Pell welcomed Australia’s highest court clearing him of child sex crimes Tuesday and said his trial had not been a referendum on the Catholic Church’s handling of the clergy abuse crisis. Pope Francis’ former finance minister Pell had been the most senior Catholic found guilty of sexually abusing children and...
Progressive Groups Betting Trump’s Briefings Will Be Left’s ‘Greatest Ammunition’
Progressive groups that are spending millions to define President Donald Trump as an incompetent egomaniac during the coronavirus crisis are betting that Trump’s own words at his press briefings will be their “greatest ammunition."
Chris Murphy Rips Trump’s Coronavirus ‘Ignorance’—‘Potential Death Sentence for Thousands’
Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) on Sunday ripped President Donald Trump for being against stay-at-home orders until there has been a “massive breakout,” adding that Trump’s “ignorance is a potential death sentence for thousands.”
Renowned surgeon, known for his generosity and humanitarian work, asked to be buried in his scrubs
Dr. Francis Robicsek, who died Friday at the age of 94, was known to his Charlotte, North Carolina, community as a hero, saving many lives during his long career as a heart surgeon.
Space Crime Allegation Leads to Charges Against Astronaut’s Ex-Wife
The astronaut Anne McClain had faced accusations that she had improperly accessed a bank account from the International Space Station. But prosecutors said her accuser lied about some details.
Factbox: Reaction to the acquittal of Cardinal Pell on child sex offences
Ex-Vatican Treasurer George Pell, 78, was released from jail on Tuesday after Australia's highest court acquitted him of charges of sexually assaulting two teenaged choirboys in the 1990s.
Nets still looking for how to unlock the best Taurean Prince
Part 16 of a series analyzing the Brooklyn Nets. Before the season was suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic, no Net had logged more games than Taurean Prince. He didn’t take a single contest off, availability being arguably his best ability. That makes it at least somewhat concerning that shortly before Kenny Atkinson parted ways...
Free agency has left Sparks 'ahead of the curve' in WNBA
Sparks coach Derek Fisher and assistant general manager Michael Fischer discuss how free agency and a veteran team has made delay to season favorable for them.
How People Came Together on Social Media to Help American Travelers Stranded in Peru
The success of #stuckinperu underscores the value of crowdsourced repatriation in a social-media-era pandemic
D.C. police officer dies on duty Monday, police say
The officer suffered a medical emergency that was not related to covid-19, officials say.
Brielle Biermann receives backlash for tweet reminding followers that Donald Trump 'has feelings'
Brielle Biermann is in hot water with some of her fans.
Dr. Birx praises Trump, says deciding to use hydroxychloroquine 'up to the physician and the patient'
White House coronavirus task force response coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx joined "Hannity" Monday to answer questions surrounding the antimalarial drug hydroxachloroquine and its experimental use to fight the coronavirus.
Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean's body found by divers
The body of Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean has been found by divers, police said.
UFC free fight: Relive Stipe Miocic's victorious debut at UFC 136
Stipe Miocic had to dig deep in his UFC debut, but prevailed with his technique and well-rounded game.       Related StoriesAssociation of Ringside Physicians urges end to all combat sports during COVID-19Revamped UFC 249 lineup features Andrade-Namajunas 2, Ngannou-Rozenstruik, moreDaniel Cormier: Jon Jones' plea deal 'just not enough' to deter future legal run-ins
Fact check: Trump misleads on coronavirus testing
CNN's Daniel Dale says President Donald Trump made false claims during the daily coronavirus briefing about inheriting flawed coronavirus tests and the Obama administration's handling of the H1N1 pandemic.
Outbreak shows signs of leveling off in New York, New Jersey, but vigilance urged
The governors of New York, New Jersey and Louisiana pointed to tentative signs on Monday that the coronavirus outbreak may be starting to plateau in their states but warned against complacency as the death toll nationwide approached 11,000.
Michigan Dem lawmaker describes how Trump's boosting of hydroxychloroquine 'saved my life'
A Democratic Michigan state lawmaker has credited President Trump's publicizing of the anti-malarial drug hydroxychloroquine with saving her life after her health "plummeted" when she contracted coronavirus.
Highest ranking Catholic official to ever be publicly accused of child sex offenses to be freed
Cardinal George Pell will be immediately freed from prison after Australia's High Court unanimously overturned his conviction on five counts of historical child sex abuse.