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Trump shows off new rapid coronavirus test kit in Rose Garden, as HHS says 1 million Americans tested
President Trump announced on Monday that the United States has tested over 1 million people for the coronavirus as he unveiled a new rapid test kit for the contagion that is supposed to give results within five minutes.
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Hungary’s parliament approves giving PM Orban new powers in coronavirus battle
Hungary's parliament on Monday overwhelming approved new legislation granting Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government sweeping new powers during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Montefiore neurosurgeon who separated conjoined twins dies from coronavirus
The Montefiore neurosurgeon who successfully separated conjoined 13-month-old twins in a rare operation has died from the coronavirus, the hospital announced Monday. Dr. James Goodrich, 73, a US Marine Corps vet and Vietnam veteran who went on to spend 30 years as a leading surgeon at the Bronx hospital, died Monday from complications from COVID-19....
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Dr. Gupta: 100,000 - 200,000 projected U.S. lives lost because government started late
CNN's Chief Medical Correspondent, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, joins The Lead.
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Today’s coronavirus update: ‘Comfort’ arrives, FDA OKs antimalarial drugs
The USNS Comfort hospital ship arrived at the New York harbor Monday, as cases in the state hit more than 66,000 with 1,218 dead.  The mammoth floating infirmary, last seen in the Big Apple during the aftermath of Sept. 11, brings 1,000 beds, 1,200 personnel and sorely needed relief for local hospitals inundated with COVID-19...
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NFL mock draft: Will the Chargers trade up for Tua Tagovailoa?
SportsPulse: USA TODAY Sports' Nate Davis breaks down a few trades from his latest 2020 NFL mock draft.        
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Doctor recommended no action for U.S.' Pelosi after coronavirus contact
The U.S. Congress' attending physician recommended U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi take no particular action after she was in contact with Representative Nydia Velazquez, who has been diagnosed with coronavirus infection, Pelosi's spokesman Drew Hammill said on Monday.
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Pentagon to buy 8,000 ventilators in $84M deal, officials say
The Pentagon will spend $84.4 billion to purchase 8,000 ventilators from four vendors, according to a contract signed over the weekend, with the first deliveries to be made in May. 
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Pastor arrested for holding church services despite stay-at-home order
Pastor Rodney Howard-Browne said he wouldn't close his doors of his Tampa, Florida, megachurch until the End Times begin. The police weren't willing to wait that long.
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Kohl's keeping stores closed, furloughing employees
Kohl's to decrease its capital expenditures by half a billion dollars, it said in a news release.       
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New rapid coronavirus test can provide results in as little as 5 minutes
A new test promises to give coronavirus results in 5 minutes.
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Democracy 2020 Digest: Cuomo tamps down political buzz, says he won’t take ‘the bait’
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is making it clear he’s “not engaging” with President Trump when it comes to politics and insisted that he’s not “running for president” in 2020 -- despite the chatter.
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"Support" that might be something else entirely
Grubhub is charging restaurants more through a coronavirus promotion.
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Lois Lowry in Conversation With a 10-Year-Old Reporter About Her New Book
A TIME for Kids reporter talks to the icon of children's literature, whose new book is about World War II
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Another plunge takes crude benchmarks to lowest levels since 2002
Global oil benchmark Brent crude plunged to its cheapest level in almost 18 years on Monday and U.S. crude briefly tumbled below $20 a barrel as investors faced the growing prospect that the global coronavirus shutdown could last for months, further squeezing demand for fuel.
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FEMA sending refrigerated trucks to New York City for COVID-19 bodies
New York City is so short on morgue space for coronavirus victims that FEMA is hauling in trailers to store all the bodies. “We are sending refrigeration trucks to New York to help with some of the problem on a temporary basis,” FEMA regional direction Thomas Von Essen said at Manhattan press briefing with Mayor...
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2020 Daily Trail Markers: Rural governors tell Trump of supply shortages
They warned that despite the worsening coronavirus situation in New York and other urban areas, more sparsely populated parts of the country need help, too.
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12 quiet time activities that kids will actually enjoy
Easy ways for kids to quietly entertain themselves       
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Tiger King Chose the Wrong Villain
Why does a series about animal mistreatment make an animal welfare crusader its villain?
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Andrew Cuomo: I Am Not Running for President—This Is No Time for Politics
The New York governor reacted to Trump's comment that Cuomo would be a better presidential candidate for Democrats.
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Ford To Build 50,000 Ventilators At Michigan Auto Parts Plant
The automaker is working with GE Health to build a simple ventilator licensed from a small medical technology firm. The government has been pushing automakers to help make the vital medical equipment.
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Florida man kills girlfriend, her lover after finding them having sex: police
A Florida man killed his girlfriend and her lover after bonding out of jail on a manslaughter charge — saying he “lost it” when he found them having sex in his Florida home, according to cops. Kenyatta Bellamy, 50, left Osceola County jail last Tuesday after a year inside for failing to appear in court...
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo: There is no American who is immune to this virus
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo discusses coronavirus and how it has affected our nation's healthcare system.        
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Temporary hospitals set up in Central Park and around NYC
Temporary hospitals are being set up in Central Park, a convention center, and on a ship as New York scrambles to increase the state's healthcare system capacity.
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Pictures Show Hospital Ship USNS Comfort Docking In New York Harbor
Hospital ship USNS Comfort arrived at New York City's Pier 90 on Monday morning to provide additional medical services to non-coronavirus patients.
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Watch live: Trump says U.S. is "putting it all on the line this 30 days"
The Coronavirus Task Force holds a briefing at the White House.
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Dr. Ashish Jha: Rising coronavirus numbers in Georgia, Florida, Louisiana are 'making me really worried'
Parts of the Southeast could be the next epicenter of the coronavirus contagion in the United States, according to Harvard Global Health Institute Director Dr. Ashish Jha.
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“He’s Walking the Tightrope.” How Donald Trump is Getting Out His Message on Coronavirus
Most evenings for more than a month, Americans across the country tuned in to watch President Donald Trump give his regular coronavirus briefing. Trump typically spends more than an hour standing behind the podium in the White House briefing room or the Rose Garden, praising his Administration’s response to the pandemic, highlighting the news of…
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Mississippi companies shift work amid pandemic
As the country hunkers down and people shelter in place amid the coronavirus pandemic, several Mississippi businesses have shifted their production lines in an effort to help stay afloat and provide much-needed services. (March 30)       
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Judge declines to release detained immigrant families, for now
James Boasberg demands videos of detention centers and says CDC guidelines to fight coronavirus must be enforced.
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politico.com
Coronavirus: U.S. Still Seeing Thousands Of Flights, Despite A Drop In Air Travel
"The U.S. domestic market is so large that even a substantial decrease leaves a lot of traffic in the sky," says Ian Petchenik, of the aviation tracking site Flightradar24.com.
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White House asking hospitals to email them data on coronavirus patients
The White House has taken the extraordinary step of asking hospital administrators to email them data on coronavirus patients.
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5-year-old has trash party 3rd year in a row
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Trump to roll back fuel economy standards, reversing major effort to combat climate change
The White House is likely to finalize plans to weaken fuel-economy standards, undoing the biggest single step the U.S. has taken to fight global warming.
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latimes.com
Trauma physician treating coronavirus patients worries ''we are slowly descending into chaos'
The latest projections on coronavirus in the US are so alarming, there was virtually no choice but to extend social distancing guidelines, two top infectious disease experts said.
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Upper West Side man jumps to his death
A 57-year-old man jumped to his death from the window of his Upper West Side apartment, cops said Monday. The man, who remains unidentified, leapt from the window of his 12th floor apartment on Central Park West near 94th Street just before 9:30 a.m., according to police. His body was found in the rear courtyard...
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Justice Department launches inquiry of senators who sold large chunks of stock ahead of coronavirus market slide
The four senators deny wrongdoing, and Sen. Richard Burr has asked for an Ethics Committee review. The Justice Department inquiry is in early stages.       
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usatoday.com
House Democrats eye ambitious fourth coronavirus bill
House Democratic leaders laid out their priorities for an ambitious fourth coronavirus response package on Monday, saying they hope to pass bipartisan legislation with more direct payments for individuals, money for state and local governments, and funding for infrastructure.
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7-year-old boy spends life savings to make care packages for the elderly
7-year-old Cavanaugh Bell spent his entire life savings – $600 – to buy groceries for the elderly during the coronavirus outbreak. So far, he's given out over 125 care packages to seniors in Maryland – and his ultimate goal is even bigger.
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Wall Street's rally rolls on, aided by health care stocks
Investors were buoyed by health care companies announcing developments that could slow the pandemic.
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Police arrest Florida pastor for holding church services despite stay-at-home order
Sheriff's deputies on Monday arrested evangelical pastor Rodney Howard-Browne, who has hosted large church services despite public orders urging residents to stay home to help contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.
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USNS Comfort docks in NY 10 days after Rachel Maddow said it would take 'weeks'
The USNS Comfort arrived Monday at the front lines of the coronavirus outbreak in the United States just 10 days after MSNBC host Rachel Maddow told her viewers it was “nonsense” to think the ship could be ready to help New Yorkers this quickly.
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An inside look at the Central Park field hospital, which will include morgue
Here’s an inside look at the makeshift field hospital being built in Central Park for coronavirus victims, with staffers adding that the tented facility will include a pop-up morgue. “We’re triage — just like any hospital,” said a staffer with the charity group erecting the medical site around the park’s 97th Street Transverse and Fifth Avenue, adding...
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Man dresses as bush to sneak out during coronavirus lockdown
It’s amazing what people can do when they have some extra free time.
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The most ‘frustrating’ part of Yankees, Mets managers’ coronavirus wait
Aaron Boone and Luis Rojas still have jobs to do. As Major League Baseball waits to see when — or if — games will be played this year, the New York managers have had plenty of time to stay in touch with their respective players. “We have been in constant communication over the phone. It...
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Abortion in Texas will resume, despite Attorney General orders
A federal judge halted Texas's temporary ban on abortion, allowing the procedure to resume despite the state's suspension of "non-essential" procedures.
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Neil deGrasse Tyson on why 'Cosmos' is even more important in the coronavirus era
Neil deGrasse Tyson's revival of "Cosmos" underlines the importance of science, at a time when the astrophysicist says it's more important than ever.       
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City district attorneys rip de Blasio over planned release of high-risk inmates
The city’s five district attorneys and the Big Apple’s special narcotics prosecutor sent a letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio and his correction commissioner Monday slamming them for the planned release of violent inmates amid the coronavirus pandemic. The DA’s from Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, The Bronx, and Staten Island and special narcotics prosecutor Bridget Brennan,...
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