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Trump 'Praying for Ryan Newman' After Horrific NASCAR Crash

President Trump took to Twitter on Monday night to say that he was "praying" for NASCAR driver Ryan Newman, who was involved in a terrifying crash on the final lap of the Daytona 500.
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Ronald Lewis, cultural historian of New Orleans, dies of coronavirus
When a man like Ronald Lewis dies there's supposed to be brass bands marching the streets, sharply dressed members of the New Orleans social clubs falling in behind the musicians, and Mardi Gras Indians dancing alongside them in their elaborately beaded suits.
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Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy: May 1 hopeful goal for return
Oklahoma State football coach Mike Gundy said Tuesday he’s confident tests for the coronavirus will be available in a few weeks, which he hopes will allow his staff, and eventually his players, to resume football duties on May 1, according to ESPN. That timetable, however, would defy federal social-distancing guidelines and was quickly disputed by...
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Wisconsin doctor, husband shot in heads as part of ‘brutal execution,’ prosecutors say
A Wisconsin doctor had an underlying health condition and was worried about coronavirus, so she and her husband moved their daughter and her boyfriend to a separate residence for which the parents paid, prosecutors said Tuesday in court documents. Then in late March the boyfriend allegedly shot both parents in the head in an apparent...
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8/27/18: Red and Blue
Remembering Senator John McCain; filling McCain's seat in Arizona
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1/8/19: Red and Blue
President Trump to address the nation; Several states to ditch caucuses in 2020
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What to watch on Wednesday: ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire’ on ABC
Wednesday, April 8, 2020 | “Modern Family” wraps after 11 seasons on ABC.
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Trump makes misleading claims about WHO, his record on virus
President Donald Trump on Tuesday made inaccurate claims about the World Health Organization and delivered more of the false statements that have become a signature trait of his daily coronavirus briefings.
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Trump announces WHO funding freeze, then backtracks
President Donald Trump announced at the daily coronavirus briefing he is putting a "very powerful hold" on US funding to the World Health Organization, but then minutes later said he's only considering the move.
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AD: Mississippi St. coach will be raising ‘his cultural awareness’
Mississippi State athletic director John Cohen said Tuesday that Mike Leach will participate in “listening sessions” to “expand his cultural awareness of Mississippi” after the school’s football coach posted an offensive Twitter post. On April 1, Leach posted a tweet of a meme showing an old lady who had knitted her husband a noose after...
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New Zealand PM cautiously optimistic about coronavirus, urges Easter 'staycation'
New Zealand's prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, said on Wednesday she was cautiously optimistic about slowing the spread of the novel coronavirus as authorities reported the lowest number of new daily cases in two weeks.
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Mayor of Paterson, New Jersey tests positive for coronavirus
The mayor of Paterson, New Jersey said on Tuesday that he tested positive for the coronavirus. Andre Sayegh said in a video posted on Facebook that he was tested for the virus last weekend. “Today, receiving those results was somewhat sobering,” said Sayegh, who was wearing a face mask during the video. “But I want...
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California inks nearly $1B deal to buy 200 million masks each month
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Chris Cuomo Blasts Trump Over Coronavirus Response, Says 'No More Letting Politics Reinforce Our Worst Instincts'
CNN host Chris Cuomo said President Donald Trump calling himself "a cheerleader for this country" when confronted with earlier statements that appeared to minimize the coronavirus threat "the most asinine statement of leadership I have ever heard" on Tuesday.
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US hospital doctor offers glimpse of virus battle
A doctor on the front lines of New York City's coronavirus outbreak gave a rare glimpse into how hospitals are coping with the emergency. (April 7)       
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How Europe failed the coronavirus test
The contagion’s spread is a story of complacency, overconfidence and lack of preparation.
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Trump Says 'People Aren't Gonna Die' From Taking Hydroxychloroquine
"If somebody is in trouble, you take it, I think," Trump said Tuesday. "I would."
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Lindsay Graham Promises to Cut U.S. Funding to WHO Unless There's a Change in Leadership
"They've been deceptive, they've been slow, and they've been Chinese apologists. I don't think they're a good investment under the current leadership for the United States."
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Trump's wild performance at press conference a troubling spectacle at a moment when presidents are called to provide consistent, level leadership
The chaos and confusion rocking President Donald Trump's administration on the most tragic day yet of the coronavirus pandemic was exceptional even by his own standards.
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Critic of Xi Jinping’s Coronavirus Response Under Investigation, Beijing Says
A prominent Communist party member who criticized Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s handling of coronavirus is being investigated, Beijing says
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MMA Junkie Radio weekly live stream on SportsCastr (noon ET)
MMA Junkie Radio brings you a live streaming weekly show on SportsCastr to break down all the latest MMA news.       Related StoriesUFC 249 official poster released: Tony Ferguson could make history with second interim title vs. Justin GaethjeDaniel Cormier will commentate UFC fights during COVID-19 crisis under right circumstancesReports: UFC 249 finds home on California tribal land 
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How far will your $1,200 stimulus check go?
Uncle Sam is doling out $1,200 in stimulus relief checks to millions of Americans soon. But many say it won't be enough to cover their bills.      
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Trump is desperately seeking to avoid blame
Jill Filipovic writes that Donald Trump demotion of Glenn Fine, the man tapped last month to independently oversee spending on the $2 trillion federal coronavirus stimulus package, shows the President "exploiting the pandemic to sack anyone who might point out just how terribly he has mangled the response."
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Bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef Is More Widespread Than Ever, Scientists Say
Bleaching has struck all three regions of the world’s largest coral reef system and is more widespread than ever, scientists say
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'Schitt's Creek' series finale recap: David's big day begins as the wedding equivalent of fruit wine
There are new vacancies at the Rosebud Motel. "Schitt's Creek," the comedy from father and son Eugene and Dan Levy, has checked out after six seasons.       
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Ride Share Drivers Should Be Employees, Judge Says, While Denying Their Request for Emergency Injunction
Lyft drivers filed a class action suit asking to be classified as employees rather than contractors, in order to get health insurance during the coronavirus pandemic.
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'Tears are a good thing': 'Schitt's Creek' cast Zoom together, share emotions watching series finale
The popular sitcom 'Schitt's Creek' wrapped up six seasons on Tuesday as creator Dan Levy and dad/co-star Eugene Levy said goodbye on social media.        
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Exclusive--Eric Eggers: Democrat Plan Could Mail Ballots to 24M Ineligible Voters
Government Accountability Insititute (GAI) research director Eric Eggers, author of Fraud: How the Left Plans to Steal the Next Election, says the Democrats' plan for nationwide mail-in voting would send ballots to 24 million inaccurate and flawed voter registrations.
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UFC 249 finds way around California’s stay-at-home order
The location of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s UFC 249 has finally been revealed. UFC 249 will be held at the Tachi Palace Casino Resort in Lemoore, Calif., which is situated on Tribal Land and can be held because the event does not have to be sanctioned by the state government’s stay-at-home executive order due to...
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Tesla to furlough workers, cut employee salaries due to coronavirus
Tesla Inc told employees on Tuesday it would furlough all non-essential workers and implement salary cuts during a shut down of its U.S. production facilities because of the coronavirus outbreak.
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Right-wing media suggests coronavirus death toll is inflated, despite experts saying the opposite
Some of the biggest names in right-wing media are questioning the official Covid-19 death toll. Indeed, they're suggesting the numbers might be inflated in an effort to paint President Trump and/or the crisis in the worst possible light.
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Granderson: Justin Turner talks coronavirus relief, a 'Tiger King' tweet and quarantine baseball
The Dodgers' Justin Turner shares his thoughts on his viral 'Tiger King' tweet and how he feels about the latest idea to save the MLB season.
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Feds classifying all coronavirus patient deaths as ‘COVID-19’ deaths, regardless of cause
The federal government is classifying the deaths of patients infected with the coronavirus as COVID-19 deaths, regardless of any underlying health issues that could have contributed to the loss of someone’s life. Dr. Deborah Birx, the response coordinator for the White House coronavirus task force, said the federal government is continuing to count the suspected...
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Court allows Texas to ban most abortions during coronavirus crisis
AUSTIN, Texas — A federal appeals court sided Tuesday with Texas in allowing it to ban most abortions while the state is under an emergency order that limits non-essential surgeries during the coronavirus pandemic. A panel of judges at the New Orleans-based Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a decision by a lower court that...
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The Music and Entertainment World Mourns Singer-Songwriter John Prine
“No one wrote songs about humankind with more grace and wit,” wrote Seth Meyers.
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California will buy more than 200 million masks a month in coronavirus fight, Gov. Newsom says
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares turn cautious, oil rebounds in choppy trade
Asian stocks stepped back on Wednesday after two sessions of sharp gains as investors tempered their optimism about the coronavirus while death tolls were still mounting across the globe.
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Knicks’ Frank Ntilikina staying ready despite being stuck here
The coronavirus pandemic shutdown hasn’t stopped Knicks point guard Frank Ntilikina from attempting to stay in shape, but it required some purchases. Ntilikina, unable to fly back to his home country of France under the NBA’s guidelines banning international travel, said some players have done group workouts via video apps. That is catching on around...
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Sheryl Crow, Stephen Colbert among celebs paying tribute to John Prine
Margo Price, Stephen Colbert and Sheryl Crow are some of the admirers saluting John Prine, who died Tuesday of coronavirus complications at age 73.
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'ARK' Update 2.25 Adds Eggcellent Adventure 5 on PS4 & Xbox - Patch Notes
"ARK: Survival Evolved" update 2.25 introduces the Eggcellent Adventure Easter event with new skins, emotes and candy to collect. Read the full patch notes here.
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Passengers to be evacuated from Antarctic cruise ship after almost 60% test positive for coronavirus
Australian and New Zealand passengers will be evacuated from a stricken Antarctic cruise ship Thursday, after almost 60% of those on board tested positive for the coronavirus.
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Trump Seeks Another $250 Billion for Small Businesses in Virus Aid Showdown
The sudden push for the hefty sum threatens to upset the fragile agreement between political leaders
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Baltimore police launch investigation into video that appears to show an officer repeatedly coughing on residents
The Baltimore Police Department has launched an internal investigation into a social media video that appears to show an officer repeatedly coughing near citizens in Southeast Baltimore, according to the department.
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7 Essential tracks from John Prine, folk music’s Mark Twain
Some people, the songs just come out of them
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With Americans Focused on Coronavirus, Trump Goes After Government Watchdogs
As the American public remains gripped by the devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, President Donald Trump has stepped up a series of audacious moves against a pillar of government oversight, the inspectors general of the United States government, which serve as independent watchdogs to root out abuse of power, fraud and other bad behavior…
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What's on TV Wednesday: 'Modern Family' finale; coronavirus
What's on TV Wednesday, April 8: : 'Modern Family' series finale; coronavirus coverage; CMT Kenny Rogers benefit concert
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Biden describes phone call with Trump amid pandemic
Former Vice President Joe Biden said he told President Donald Trump the federal response to the novel coronavirus pandemic is "about taking responsibility" in their phone call about the outbreak.
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Doctors plead for more personal protective equipment in fight against coronavirus
A New York City doctor turned to Facebook where she made desperate pleas to local "mom groups" — and the donations started pouring in. Dr. Reem Sheikh joins CBSN to discuss what made her turn to the public for help.
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Surviving Covid-19 in the back of beyond
David A. Andelman writes about his experience self-isolating in the already remote parts of rural Pennsylvania. With food delivery services nearly unavailable, he's had to turn to alternatives -- like ordering prepared meals online that are delivered in ice.
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