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Coronavirus deaths top 4,000 in US, surpasses China
The number of coronavirus related deaths topped 4,000 in the U.S. on Tuesday night, just one day after reaching the 3,000 mark.
UK races to convert convention hall into ICU
The UK will open the doors this week on what could soon be the biggest intensive care unit in the country. Nick Paton Walsh reports from east London.
Japan Is Relying on Public Obedience to Clear Streets as Coronavirus Cases Rise
The government cannot send police to clear people off the streets
Britain is racing to convert a convention hall into the country's biggest ICU
Don Lemon fights back tears over Chris Cuomo's diagnosis
CNN's Don Lemon fought back tears talking about Chris Cuomo's coronavirus diagnosis after he prematurely ended his discussion with CNN senior global affairs analyst Bianna Golodryga about how the pandemic would impact renters and homeowners.
Facebook and Instagram Delete Posts From Brazilian President Bolsonaro After He Dismissed Social Distancing
Facebook and Instagram removed posts that showed Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro walking around outside and mingling with groups
Faithful flock to Louisiana church despite virus ban
Buses and cars filled a church parking lot near Baton Rouge, Louisiana Tuesday evening as worshipers flocked to hear a pastor who is facing misdemeanor charges for holding services despite a ban on gatherings amid the coronavirus pandemic. (April 1)       
'Normal' isn't normal in China anymore
My Facebook feed bulged with post-lockdown food fantasies. Friends dreamed of a "salted caramel milkshake" or "a cheeseburger topped with feta, fried egg, and avocado with sweet potato french fries." But if there's anything I've learned after emerging from my own two-week quarantine in China, it's that we can't simply click our ruby slippers and return to life BC -- before Covid-19.
NFL Draft 2020: Jets could look for quarterback in later rounds
The Jets are not in the market for a starting quarterback, but could be looking for a developmental quarterback on Day 3 of the draft. Sam Darnold is entering Year 3 with the Jets and there are still question marks about his future, but the Jets are happy with the 22-year-old and his starting job...
NFL Draft 2020: Giants won’t be looking for a quarterback
Either you have one or you don’t, and if you don’t you keep looking until you find one. The Giants have one and so they will not be looking for a quarterback in this year’s draft. Taking one, in any of the seven rounds, appears highly unlikely. As of now, there are three quarterbacks on...
Several countries threaten jail time for coronavirus-related April Fools’ pranks
This is no joking matter. Some countries in Asia have threatened jail time for anyone planning coronavirus-related April Fools’ Day pranks. Thailand on Tuesday warned that anybody joking about the virus could face up to five years prison time. “It’s against the law to fake having COVID-19 this April Fools’ Day,” the government said on...
‘Star Wars’ actor Andrew Jack dead at 76 due to coronavirus
Star Wars actor and dialect coach Andrew Jack is dead at age 76 due to complications from coronavirus, his agent confirmed. He is one of many celebrities who have succumb to the deadly virus. The actor died in Britain at Surry Hospital on Tuesday. Jack starred in both “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and “The...
Power-hungry leaders are itching to exploit the coronavirus crisis
As Covid-19 brings the world to a halt, some world leaders have spotted an opportunity to tighten their grip on power.
California nursing home sees more than 50 coronavirus infections
A Southern California nursing home has been hit hard by the coronavirus, with more than 50 residents infected — a troubling development amid cautious optimism that cases in the state may peak more slowly than expected.
NFL Draft 2020: Ranking the top 10 quarterbacks
The Post’s Ryan Dunleavy gives his Top 10 quarterbacks in this year’s 2020 NFL Draft: 1. Joe Burrow, LSU, 6-3, 221 Once considered a late-round prospect, Heisman Trophy winner is most clear-cut No. 1 overall quarterback pick since Cam Newton in 2011. 2. Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama, 6-0, 217 Left-hander with so much talent, one big...
New Mexico man arrested for intentionally coughing on store customers
SANTA FE, N.M. — A Santa Fe man is facing charges after police say he entered a store and intentionally coughed on several people. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports Edward Babcock was arrested last week following reports he was coughing on customers at a Big Lots store in Santa Fe. According to a criminal complaint, the...
Americans watched a lot of ‘Let’s Make a Deal’ while on coronavirus quarantine
Instead of watching their own finances crater, shut-in television viewers tuned in to the game show “Let’s Make a Deal” in record numbers last week. TV programs across the dial recorded superlatives last week with a captive audience of millions of Americans told to stay home because of the coronavirus. Few were as interesting as...
Pennsylvania pastor slams coronavirus precautions, plans 'Woodstock'-like Easter gathering
A Pennsylvania pastor said Tuesday he plans to organize an outdoor “Woodstock”-like church service in protest of coronavirus stay-at-home orders and following the arrests of multiple pastors in the U.S for allegedly violating such orders.
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6.5-magnitude earthquake tumbles Idaho
BOISE, Idaho — An earthquake struck north of Boise Tuesday evening, with people across a large area reporting shaking. The U.S. Geological Survey reports the magnitude 6.5 temblor struck just before 6 p.m. It was centered 73 miles (118 kilometers) northeast of Meridian, near the rural mountain town of Stanley. There were no immediate reports...
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Air BNB Is Pledging $250 Million To Travel Hosts
Air BNB is pledging $250 million to travel hosts impacted by coronavirus refund policy.
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L.A. could be barred from seizing, destroying homeless people's items based on size
In a preliminary ruling, a judge said that the city of L.A. seizing large items from homeless people is not a workable policy.
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Austria to make face masks mandatory at supermarkets
Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, the Austrian leader, announced  Monday that his government will make basic face masks mandatory for shoppers inside supermarkets in an effort to stop the spread of the new coronavirus.
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Don Lemon and Chris Cuomo joke about basement isolation
After announcing a positive test for coronavirus, CNN's Chris Cuomo anchored his prime time show from his basement. CNN's Don Lemon joked with the anchor in an effort to cheer him up while in isolation.
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Chris Cuomo on what it's like to have coronavirus
CNN's Chris Cuomo talks about what it's been like since he tested positive for coronavirus, and why he wants his diagnosis to serve as an example for others.
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Jets’ biggest strengths, weaknesses after busy NFL free agency
The rush of free agency is over and now teams are turning to the draft and filling out their rosters with some smaller free-agency moves. The Jets will still add some more players, but they will be lesser-known, depth players now. The team has about $10 million-$15 million in salary-cap space to still use (the...
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After a dry winter, the outlook calls for a wet start to April in all of California
It's not enough to make up for a dry winter, but the precipitation outlook for early April looks promising
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Japan on brink of emergency as coronavirus spreads: government spokesperson
Japan remains on the brink of a state of emergency as the rate of coronavirus infections continues to increase in the country, its top government spokesman said on Wednesday.
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NASA offers activities on its website for kids and adults
NASA is offering some help to families who are quarantined during the coronavirus. The space agency's website has dozens of tutorials to fascinate any math, science and space lovers.
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Biden: Difficult to imagine having Democratic Convention as scheduled
Democrats are supposed to meet in Milwaukee in July.
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Esper Says He Hasn't Read Captain's Plea From Coronavirus-Stricken Carrier, Dismisses Evacuation Request
"We are not at war. Sailors do not need to die. If we do not act now, we are failing to properly take care of our most trusted asset—our Sailors," U.S. Navy Captain Brett Crozier wrote.
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Man Allegedly Opens Fire After Being Confronted for Coughing Without Covering His Mouth Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
A heated argument ensued when a Pennsylvania man was told to "cover while he coughed because of the virus that is going around," eventually resulting in shots being fired at an occupied vehicle.
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Coronavirus Live Updates: Trump Warns of ‘Painful Two Weeks Ahead’
Government scientists said the virus could kill between 100,000 and 240,000 Americans, in spite of social distancing measures.
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Strat-O-Matic baseball simulation resurging during coronavirus
Life gets in the way, in a good way, for a couple of buddies who bond through simulated baseball. Then life largely stops, in a very bad way. And suddenly, there’s plenty of time for simulated baseball. Just like that, simulated baseball turns into a salve. “We might play five or six times a year,...
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Russia and China push ‘fake news’ aimed at weakening Europe, report claims
EU officials claim both Moscow and Beijing continue to peddle disinformation on social media whose aim is to undermine the European Union and its partners.
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I'm out of quarantine. But 'normal' isn't normal in China anymore
Devika Koppikar writes that almost 40 days after emerging from her mandatory quarantine in the city of Wuxi she's learned that it's not possible to return to life before Covid-19.
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Navy commander makes plea for sailors with Covid-19
The commander of the USS Theodore Roosevelt, a US Navy aircraft carrier where at least 70 sailors have been tested positive for Covid-19 has warned Navy leadership that decisive action is required. CNN's Babara Starr reports.
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Federal prisons will confine inmates to cells for 14 days
The bureau holds 146,000 inmates across 122 facilities nationwide.
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Idaho earthquake measured at magnitude 6.5; state's largest in nearly 40 years
A magnitude-6.5 earthquake  – Idaho’s largest in nearly 40 years – hit the state Tuesday evening
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Four dead after fire rips through Bronx apartment building
Four people were killed in a fire that ripped through the top floor of a Bronx apartment building Tuesday night, officials said. The blaze erupted at around 7:22 p.m. on the top floor of the six-story building at 1560 Grand Concourse near Claremont Park. After sparking in apartment 603, the fire quickly escalated to a...
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Ikea parking lot in London becomes coronavirus testing area for health care workers
Several structures make up a drive-through facility in Wembley to help health care workers get tested for coronavirus.
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This Day in History: April 1
The United States Air Force Academy is established by President Dwight D. Eisenhower; Marvin Gaye is shot to death; and more.
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Dr. Jeff Colyer on coronavirus data: 'We are seeing science playing out before our eyes'
Dr. Jeff Colyer, the former governor of Kansas, joined Laura Ingraham on "The Ingraham Angle" to discuss the growing coronavirus pandemic, saying we're seeing science play out in real time.
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Trump: I Wasn't Distracted by Impeachment, but Democrats Were
President Donald Trump told reporters on Monday that impeachment did not affect his ability to respond to the coronavirus, but it had distracted Democrats.
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Empire State Building lights up to honor coronavirus fighters
New York's iconic Empire State Building is lighting up at night to resemble a siren to honor the city's first responders and health care workers battling the coronavirus.
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Coronavirus: Social distancing gap should be greatly increased, MIT researcher says
New research questions established recommendations that individuals should stand six feet away from each other to avoid spreading coronavirus, a news report said Tuesday.
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Kevin Durant, Trae Young headline NBA 2K20 tourney on ESPN
Kevin Durant and Trae Young will lead a 16-player field of NBA players in an NBA 2K20 tournament airing on ESPN. The NBA, its Players Association and 2K announced the NBA 2K Players Tournament on Tuesday. Play begins Friday, and the winner of the week-long competition will receive a $100,000 donation to a coronavirus-related relief...
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Trump salutes staff at Queens, NY, hospital near where he grew up: ‘You people are just incredible’
President Trump took time during Tuesday’s coronavirus news briefing at the White House to acknowledge the job being done by the medical staff at Elmhurst Hospital in Queens, N.Y.
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HBO Sports documentary 'The Scheme' debuts to starved sports audience
HBO's documentary "The Scheme" examines agent Christian Dawkins' role at the center of the FBI investigation into the NCAA basketball scandal.       
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