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How UK artists are fighting back against coronavirus
CNN's Nick Glass looks at how the novel coronavirus pandemic has affected the arts in the UK, and how artists are exploring creative new ways to fight back.
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Out-of-work Las Vegas showgirls take act online, showcase Sin City performers amid coronavirus pandemic
What happens in Vegas apparently happens online now, too.
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Quentin E. Hodgson: During coronavirus pandemic, can Congress members do their jobs by teleworking?
While millions of Americans bow to the threat of COVID-19 – the respiratory disease caused by the coronavirus – by staying home and teleworking, it’s worth asking if the nation’s lawmakers should do the same.
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Coronavirus quarantine: Mom entertains family by posing giant teddy bears around house
"It's just good to keep positive."
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In Her First Adult Novel in 14 Years, Julia Alvarez Travels Home
In “Afterlife,” even privilege can’t shield a Dominican-American widow from the immigrant’s plight.
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Coronavirus live updates: New Jersey city mandates all workers to use face covers
The death toll amid the novel coronavirus pandemic continues to skyrocket as more than 8,400 people in the United States have died from COVID-19.
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You can now buy a bobblehead of Dr. Fauci
The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum has made a bobblehead of Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert.
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Saturday's Powerball Results: Did Anyone Walk Away With the $180 Million Jackpot?
The winning numbers for yesterday's lottery were 08, 31, 39, 40 and 43. The Powerball was 04. No one matched all six balls, but one player matched the first five balls, winning $2 million.
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Stimulus check scams, sanitize food deliveries, spying bosses and more : Tech Q&Aspying bosses and more : Tech Q&A
Each week, I receive tons of questions from my listeners about tech concerns, new products, and all things digital.
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Missouri coronavirus stay-at-home order starts Monday, governor says
Missouri’s governor announced a statewide stay-at-home order Friday, leaving only a handful of states without one.
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Coronavirus is closing daycare. Child care providers worry they may never reopen
The U.S, child care "system" has long been at a breaking point. Coronavirus could mean providers stay closed forever -- a crisis for working parents.       
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Tom Dempsey, legendary NFL kicker, dead after coronavirus bout at age 73
Tom Dempsey, a retired NFL kicker long known for a 63-yard field goal he kicked in 1970, died Saturday night after a bout with coronavirus, according to reports. He was 73.
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Why it would be a surprise if the Giants drafted a tight end
Stop asking. Evan Engram is returning for a fourth season with the Giants, and no, the new coaching regime did not consider dumping him. There is no doubt Engram is a polarizing player to Giants fans. His skill-set is enthralling, but his inability to stay on the field is frustrating. We get it. But he...
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Inside story of Masters winners’ favorite green jacket moments
“Seven Days in Augusta: Behind the Scenes at the Masters” (Triumph) by Post golf writer Mark Cannizzaro, who has covered the past 25 Masters (check), is on bookshelves now. It dives into everything from the par-3 contest to the lengths some will go to get tickets to the tournament’s history. This is an excerpt, from...
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What do Christians celebrate on Palm Sunday?
On Palm Sunday, Christians traditionally celebrate the day Jesus triumphantly entered Jerusalem days before his crucifixion. In 2020, things will be different because of coronavirus.
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Asian woman hit with umbrella on Bronx bus for ‘causing’ the coronavirus pandemic
Police are still searching for a teenaged girl they say hit an Asian woman in the head with an umbrella on an MTA bus in The Bronx  — while yelling that the woman had “caused the coronavirus.” The hate crime attack took place on a Bx13 bus on March 28, a Saturday, at around 3...
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Mark Cuban says coronavirus changes 'everything' in US -- so leaders should 'step up'
The coronavirus relief plan that President Trump signed into law is "a good program," Mark Cuban says, but he would have done things differently.
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Chinese Human Rights Lawyer Released From Prison
Wang Quanzhang, who took up sensitive cases, had been sentenced in China to four and a half years for “subversion of state power.”
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NFL Draft 2020: Thaddeus Moss an intriguing TE possibility for Jets
Tight end is one of the Jets’ strongest positions entering the 2020 season, but I still could see them using a mid- or late-round pick to secure the position going forward. Chris Herndon was expected to have a big role in their offense last year, but a suspension then two injuries limited him to one...
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Two knifed to death in France in what police are investigating as terror attack
Two people were knifed to death and five more were injured in a French town Saturday in what officials are investigating as a terror attack. The knife-wielding assailant was apprehended near the scene of the attack in Romans-sur-Isère, south of Lyon, as he was kneeling on the ground and praying in Arabic, according to France’s...
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The long lost hobbies people around the world are revisiting during the coronavirus pandemic
People around the world are revisiting old hobbies during this health crisis due to spending more time at home and as a way to cope with coronavirus anxiety.
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The long lost hobbies people around the world are revisiting during the coronavirus pandemic
When Larry Ginsberg began working from his New Jersey home last week due to the coronavirus pandemic, he never expected a faint smell of smoke and the sound of a roaring locomotive to emanate from his basement.
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Reuschel vs. Reuschel
A wealthy Florida businessman is arrested after a violent confrontation with his wife – she survived. Did his daughter’s sumptuous wedding lead to a murderous rage? "48 Hours" correspondent Peter Van Sant reports.
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Tom Dempsey, former NFL record-setting kicker, dies at 73 after battle with coronavirus
The family of Tom Dempsey says that the longtime NFL kicker — who kicked a then-record 63-yard field goal in 1970 — has died at 73.       
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Note to Larry David: Rangers’ Greg McKegg is getting job done
Part 13 of a series analyzing the New York Rangers. Maybe Greg McKegg had no business being elevated into Kaapo Kakko’s spot on the wing for those shifts in the third period at Calgary on Jan. 2 in the sequence of events that drew Larry David’s ire on Michael Kay’s fine radio show. But the...
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Judge Jeanine: Coronavirus shutdown rough but Trump 'working to get us back'
President Trump's leadership amid the coronavirus pandemic was the topic of Judge Jeanine Pirro's "opening statement" on Saturday night.
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Stay-at-home orders should apply to entire US, former HHS official says
Dr. Anand Parekh, former deputy assistant secretary for health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), joined anchor Jon Scott on "Fox Report Weekend" to discuss the efforts underway to slow the spread of coronavirus, saying the whole country needs to get behind a stay-at-home order. 
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Britons turning to mail order to get coronavirus tests
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What New York-area sports owners have given to coronavirus fight
As the novel coronavirus has wrecked the New York area, sports owners with deep pockets have emerged to help in the fight to battle this deadly pandemic. Here’s a look: James Dolan The Madison Square Garden chairman, who has tested positive for coronavirus, but is said to have mild symptoms, is paying arena workers in...
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UK companies race to fill testing gap
The British government has recently changed tack to encourage mass Covid-19 testing, but there's a big capacity gap. Nick Paton Walsh reports.
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Defiant pastors vow to host Palm Sunday mass during coronavirus pandemic
Defiant Christian megachurches across the country have vowed to flout social distancing guidelines and host Palm Sunday mass — with one Texas pastor complaining that “Satan’s trying to keep us apart.” While most churches will host online-only services for the holiday, a few renegade pastors in Ohio, Texas, Louisiana, Florida and California have made it...
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Alabama joins states under coronavirus stay-at-home order
Beginning 5 p.m. Saturday, Alabama joined the list of states where residents were under a stay-at-home order in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
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This 7-year-old is making and delivering care packages to the elderly shut in by the coronavirus
Cavanaugh Bell of Gaithersburg, Maryland, is a 7-year-old on a mission during the coronavirus pandemic: He's helping elderly neighbors get groceries by assembling and delivering care packages.
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This 7-year-old is making and delivering care packages to the elderly shut in by the coronavirus
Cavanaugh Bell is a 7-year-old on a mission: "To help other people and let them know that I got their back," he told CNN.
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Alabama called out for Apple Watch usage
Alabama coach Nick Saban spoke Thursday with reporters of how his team is adjusting to the COVID-19 pandemic by using different methods to keep his players in shape. The Crimson Tide has provided Apple Watches to monitor the players’ home workouts, but that idea might have circumvented NCAA compliance guidelines according to various reports. According...
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New coronavirus cases among UCLA students and staff double over previous month
UCLA's total number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases among students and staff stands at 14, a figure that is twice the previous month's number of cases.
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Iona coach Rick Pitino picks up more verbal commitments
The sports world is at a standstill because of the coronavirus pandemic, but Rick Pitino is still landing recruits. The new Iona Gaels coach, after quickly assembling a six-man class for next year, has moved onto 2021. He picked up verbal commitments from high school teammates and perimeter prospects Kenard Richardson and Ikechi Chantilou of...
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Coronavirus death toll slows in Italy as number of ICU patients declines
The number of coronavirus patients in intensive care dropped for the first time in Italy on Saturday, as the country also welcomed its lowest daily increase in deaths in two weeks. Officials in one of the worst-hit countries credited its strict lockdown, ongoing for nearly a month, for the hopeful trends and stressed the need...
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United charter flight will take Australian citizens from ill-fated MS Zaandam home Sunday
United's charter flight from San Francisco will only carry passengers from the two cruise ships to prevent others from being exposed to coronavirus.       
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Church gets good news after ‘Dear John’ intervenes in bank fraud investigation
Dear John: Thank you! You have provided our church with some good news in the midst of this pandemic. I cannot adequately put into words our gratitude to you. One week ago today, I wrote you a brief email outlining the $60,000 fraud our church experienced on our US Bank checking account. Within six hours...
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Why coronavirus is making people hoard illegal drugs
It's not just toilet roll that people are panic buying. Some illegal drug users are reportedly stockpiling their substance of choice as restrictions intended to stop the spread of coronavirus disrupt the international supply chain.
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The Rising Heroes of the Coronavirus Era? Nations’ Top Nerds
Scientists in Europe are becoming household names, fulfilling societies’ emotional and practical need for the truth.
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Coronavirus Strands China’s Students, in a Dilemma for Beijing
The government fears returnees who have been studying abroad could worsen the outbreak. But leaving them hanging risks making the authorities look like they can’t protect people.
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This Day in History: April 5
World boxing champion Jack Johnson is knocked out; British Prime Minister Winston Churchill resigns; Howard Hughes dies.
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If you must fly, here are some tips to do it safely
Most of the country is sheltering in place and air traffic has slowed dramatically but there are still people who must fly.
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Coronavirus stimulus bill offers relief for retirees
Retirees and pre-retirees considering tapping their qualified retirement accounts to survive tough times just got a tax break. The recently passed $2 trillion stimulus law features loan provisions that are designed for anyone “who experiences adverse financial consequences as a result of being quarantined or being furloughed.” The law provides tax reduction benefits for those...
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How shorter MLB schedule could impact fantasy baseball
If you took the sensible route and put off your fantasy baseball draft until there was more clarity as to when the 2020 MLB season would begin, you are now tasked with a variety of strategy adjustments. How you approach drafting starting pitching is something at which everyone is now studying. It’s the same with...
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President Trump Will Deter Critics, Turn Doubters Into Believers With His Handling of Policies, Coronavirus
"I believe providence and fate have placed President Trump in office for exactly this place and time, and I am confident he will make the decision that will stun his critics, turn doubters into believers and restore the greatness of American all over again.
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