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Man Breaks Into Zoo Restaurant and Helps Himself to Beers and Wine During Coronavirus Lockdown
Police said the 44-year-old man was charged with burglary after officers responded to Dudley Zoo in the U.K. after an alarm was activated.
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newsweek.com
Gravity Payments employees offer to take pay cut amid pandemic
Employees of Gravity Payments, a credit card processing company, have offered to cut their salary to help the company in an unprecedented move at a time when the coronavirus pandemic has businesses shutting their doors. Dan Price, the company's CEO, made headlines in 2015 as the "best boss in America." He cut his own salary and paid all of his workers a minimum yearly salary of $70,000. Jonathan Vigliotti speaks to some employees about why they are choosing to make the charitable move.
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cbsnews.com
Mississippi Now Has the Highest Rate of Coronavirus Hospitalizations in the United States
About 31 percent of Mississippians who tested positive for coronavirus have been hospitalized.
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newsweek.com
Jamie-Lynn Sigler leaves 'quarantine bubble' during coronavirus pandemic to obtain MS medicine
Jamie-Lynn Sigler informed fans that she was forced to risk leaving her “quarantine bubble” during the coronavirus pandemic in order to get her medication for multiple sclerosis.
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foxnews.com
Stocks set for muted open as jobless claims surge 6.6 million
U.S. stock futures pared gains Thursday after the number of Americans who filed claims for unemployment benefits surged to 6.6 million last week in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.       
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Coronavirus measure in Japan of 2 masks per home taken as April Fool's joke, mocked as 'Abenomask'
The newest measure to contain the growing number of coronavirus cases in Japan quickly backfired on Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, whose plan was slammed Wednesday on social media as many believed it was an April Fool's Joke. 
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foxnews.com
U.S. Jobless Claims Double in One Week As 6.6 Million File for Benefits
Jobless claims hit record levels for the second time in as many weeks as the coronavirus pandemic continued to rattle the economy.
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newsweek.com
Rodrigo Duterte says he’ll ‘bury’ coronavirus lockdown protesters in Philippines
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has warned troublemakers who violate coronavirus lockdown rules and abuse medical workers that they would be shot dead.
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nypost.com
A middle school teacher’s creative way of framing the pandemic for children
I'm focusing on what will help them process what is happening and maybe even help them come out on the other side of this a little stronger.
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washingtonpost.com
Temporary changes in college sports may be needed due to coronavirus, athletic directors survey indicates
A survey of major-college athletic directors says some have interest in short-term changes to pay of highly compensated employees and academic rules.        
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usatoday.com
Jets mailbag: Why trade for Redskins’ Trent Williams is unlikely
You ask, we answer. The Post is fielding questions from readers about New York’s biggest pro sports teams and getting our beat writers to answer them in a series of regularly published mailbags. In today’s installment: the Rangers. Do you think the Jets will still try to pry Trent Williams from the Redskins (for less than...
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nypost.com
A letter to readers
Dear Reader, I woke up New Year's Day convinced that 2020 would be the most consequential year in recent memory.
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latimes.com
Domestic abuse cases could escalate during coronavirus crisis: experts
Domestic violence victims stuck at home amid the coronavirus pandemic and facing economic burdens that the crisis brings with it could experience increased abuse, experts warn. “Something that might have been emotional or financial might turn into physical [abuse],” Crystal Justice, chief development and marketing officer for the National Domestic Violence Hotline, told Axios in...
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Column: You can thank the coronavirus for a plunge in robocalls
With call centers in India, the Philippines and elsewhere shut down for the coronavirus, many robocall companies have simply stopped making calls.
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latimes.com
'NCIS' vet Pauley Perrette prefers CBS's 'Broke' sitcom to 'that military show about murder'
Pauley Perrette calls new comedy 'Broke,' 'my favorite show I've done,' appreciates CBS and 'NCIS' friends but declines to reflect on 2018 departure.        
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usatoday.com
Review: Canceled, creepy and still funny, Woody Allen shrugs
"Apropos of Nothing" is a mixed bag of rich memories, harsh defenses and tone-deaf reveries.
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latimes.com
Nia Dennis became UCLA's latest internet sensation with Beyoncé-inspired floor routine
UCLA junior Nia Dennis became an internet sensation with a floor routine inspired by Beyoncé. It earned her recognition from celebrities and a verified Twitter account.
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latimes.com
Restaurants offering delivery and takeout Passover meals
These L.A. restaurants are offing takeout and delivery Passover meals including brisket and matzo ball soup
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latimes.com
Gene Weingarten: Confessions of a purse snatcher
An accidental theft leads to an only-in-Washington encounter.
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washingtonpost.com
‘US wants to shift the blame’: China denies hiding coronavirus cases
The Chinese Communist Party disputed the American intelligence community’s conclusion that Beijing hid the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, saying its response was “open and transparent” and accusing the US of fumbling its handling of the pandemic, according to a report. “Some US officials just want to shift the blame,” Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying...
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The Technology 202: State unemployment websites are crashing amid record number of claims
The websites are ill-equipped to handle the drastic economic downturn from coronavirus.
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Doug Collins rips Schiff's call for coronavirus response commission: He was distracted by impeachment
Now is not the time for Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., to push for an independent commission to investigate the federal government's response to the coronavirus pandemic, Georgia Republican Congressman Doug Collins asserted Thursday. 
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foxnews.com
Zoom CEO responds after calls hacked with slurs and porn
The popular app said its number of users has ballooned to hundreds of millions with people isolated at home under coronavirus precautions.
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cbsnews.com
Healthy 30-year-old teacher dies suddenly from coronavirus
Ben Luderer, a 30-year-old New Jersey teacher and coach, passed away only days after contracting coronavirus. Brandy Luderer, his wife, shares the heartbreaking details with CNN's Alisyn Camerota.
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Out of Work: Jobless Claims Jump By 6.6 Million
More than 6.6 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week. The record 6,648,000 claims comes after 3.3 million sought benefits two weeks ago. Claims have skyrocketed after large segments of the U.S. economy shut down in response to government
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Record 6.6 million Americans file for unemployment amid coronavirus crisis
A record-smashing 6,648,000 people filed for unemployment in the week ending March 28 amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.
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abcnews.go.com
Tucker Carlson: The propaganda war with China over coronavirus has long-term consequences. We’re losing badly
The Chinese government the messaging war in the coronavirus pandemic as a battle in the struggle for control of the world.
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foxnews.com
Ford Mustang factory to build respirators for coronavirus fight, UAW says
Uses F-150 part.
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foxnews.com
Jobless claims surged to record 6.6 million last week
A flood of workers are applying for jobless aid as the coronavirus plunges the U.S. economy deeper into recession.
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cbsnews.com
A Record 6.6 Million Seek U.S. Jobless Aid as Layoffs Mount
(WASHINGTON) — More than 6.6 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, far exceeding a record high set just last week, a sign that layoffs are accelerating in the midst of the coronavirus. The job cuts are mounting against the backdrop of economies in the United States and abroad that have almost certainly sunk…
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time.com
Video games could help fight coronavirus spread, WHO says
The coronavirus pandemic has upended every facet of daily life and people are looking to keep themselves entertained in ways other than watching "The Office" for the eighth time. Enter video games.
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foxnews.com
Doctor weighs in on coronavirus face mask debate
The CDC estimates that as many as 25% of people with the coronavirus may not feel any symptoms, but could still pass it on to others. In an attempt to reduce the spread, some medical experts are re-examining whether wearing face masks could help, despite a national shortage in medical supplies. Dr. David Agus joins "CBS This Morning" to talk about the CDC's guidance and what they might say on masks.
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cbsnews.com
Jim Edmonds tests positive for coronavirus
The former MLB star confirmed the diagnosis Wednesday on social media.
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nypost.com
will.i.am on his self-isolation collaboration
Musician and philanthropist will.i.am speaks with Christiane about his new song, #SING4LIFE, a remote collaboration with Bono, Jennifer Hudson, and Yoshiki.
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Beluga whales can't stop staring at penguin roaming around closed aquarium
Beluga whales couldn't stop staring at a penguin at the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago, which is closed due to the coronavirus outbreak.       
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usatoday.com
New unemployment claims surge to record-high 6.6 million
Photo by Brittany Murray/MediaNews Group/Long Beach Press-Telegram via Getty Images A completely unprecedented economic collapse. The US Department of Labor registered just over 6.6 million initial unemployment insurance claims for the week ending March 28, according to data newly reported on Thursday morning. That easily surpasses the previous record, set in last Thursday’s release, which in turn absolutely shattered all previous records for initial unemployment filings. And there’s no reason to believe that next week’s reportwill be any better, with several large states including Georgia and Florida only now moving to adopt the kind of shutdown policies that began on the west coast earlier in the month. To the best of our knowledge (official unemployment numbers for March won’t come out until Friday, and they won’t properly account for the layoffs in the final week of the month) this is not yet the highest level of actual unemployment in history, with the recent Great Recession and the brief but intense recession of the early 1980s both seeing double-digit unemployment rates. But the high unemployment of those recessions reflected the accretion of months of job losses. This time around the American job market was, as recently as the second week of March, totally fine. And then it began to unravel at a shocking pace, with huge swathes of the retail, food service, hospitality, and transportation industries shutting down. The Federal Reserve responded earlier this month with a set of dramatic new policy tools designed to ensure that cheap credit is broadly available. And Congress enacted its own $2 trillion economic rescue package that includes cash grants to non-rich households, more generous unemployment benefits, and subsidized loan programs for both large and small businesses. Beyond the obvious public health questions, the big issue now is how bad the secondary and tertiary waves of economic pain will get. You can still order all kinds of durable goods online, but people who’ve recently lost their jobs likely won’t be able to afford them. And people who still have jobs may not feel taking any chances given the bleak headlines and down stock market. That pullback in spending means lost incomes for others, which could lead to further rounds of job losses in sectors that aren’t directly impacted by the virus. A separate but related issue is that with states and cities seeing sales tax revenue plummet, they are going to need to start cutting jobs and services too. Congress has taken some limited action to help states with added coronavirus-related and health care expenses, but it’s nothing close to filling the budgetary gap that’s going to hit the public sector. Policymakers currently seem to be assuming that the economy is kind of like a light switch that they’ll be able to turn back on when the virus is under control. But that’s not really an idea the world has a lot of practical experience with, and it’s far from obvious that it will work in practice. All we really know is that the country is currently experiencing an unprecedented economic free-fall and nobody can say when it will end. To stave off a prolonged spell of mass unemployment is going to require wartime-style mobilization efforts involving both enormous levels of government spending and a fully cooperative central bank.
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vox.com
US jobless claims hit 6.6 million as coronavirus layoffs continue
More than 6.6 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week as the coronavirus continued to gut the US labor market, the feds said Thursday. The seasonally adjusted number of initial jobless claims reported by the US Labor Department surpassed the prior week’s record-shattering revised total of 3.3 million — another signal that the pandemic...
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nypost.com
Prince William and Kate Middleton Call Hospital Whose Surgeon Died With Coronavirus
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge spoke to staff at Queen's Hospital Burton, where consultant Amged El-Hawrani worked before he died from coronavirus over the weekend.
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newsweek.com
As our sports venues become hospitals, there’s little to cheer but much to admire
Converting stadiums into medical facilities reminds us just how far we are from normal.
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washingtonpost.com
Southwest Airlines to seek aid from U.S. Treasury as demand craters
Southwest Airlines Co said on Thursday it intends to file an application with the U.S. Treasury department for aid to help it ride out the sharp drop in travel demand caused by the massive lockdowns because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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reuters.com
Quarantine Thirst Objects? Don’t lie: you’ve thought long and hard about this.
Chris Evans, Tessa Thompson, Walton Goggins? We asked who you would love to spend some quality quarantine time with and you had them READY.
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slate.com
Trump administration faces colossal test as it prepares to disperse trillions from stimulus
The White House and federal agencies face a colossal challenge of dispersing more than $2 trillion of stimulus money approved by Congress last week.
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edition.cnn.com
Private Labs Urged to Do Coronavirus Testing Amid Criticism of Govt Strategy
The government is under increasing pressure to ramp up coronavirus testing after UK death tolls exceeded 2,000, and has now resorted to reaching out to private facilities in hopes they can work creatively to fill the gap left by inadequate state planning.
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breitbart.com
Holland America cruise ships with over 200 sick passengers and crew reaches deal to disembark in Florida
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foxnews.com
Eye Opener at 8: Over 1,000 in U.S. die of coronavirus in one day
A look at what we've been covering on "CBS This Morning."
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cbsnews.com
New England Patriots plane brings back more than 1 million N95 masks from China
The New England Patriots team plane flew to China this week to bring back 1.2 million N95 masks to help the U.S. combat the coronavirus pandemic.        
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usatoday.com
A record 6.6M Americans file for unemployment benefits as coronavirus wreaks havoc on economy
The number of Americans filing jobless claims rose to 6.6 M last week. Some economists expect tens of millions of layoffs the next couple of months.       
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usatoday.com
Over 200,000 People Have Recovered From Coronavirus Around the World, According to Johns Hopkins University
While it may be hard to focus on the number of recoveries when the death toll continues to rise, officials have cited it as an important aspect of the pandemic to remember.
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newsweek.com