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What changes to NBA All-Star Game will mean for bettors

LAS VEGAS — The All-Star Game for any major sport has never been anything special. The contests usually lack in effort, and the result is of little consequence in the grand scheme of the league year. That is usually the case for the NBA, but on Sunday the league will shake things up for its...
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After a tiger in New York contracted coronavirus, L.A. Zoo is taking extra precautions
L.A. zookeepers taking care of cat species will now use masks and gloves and are encouraged to practice social distancing.
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These Eight States Have Yet to Issue a Stay-at-Home Order Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
The last holdouts are all Republican governors in red states that Trump carried in 2016.
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newsweek.com
Bipartisan group of senators calls on Trump to address protective equipment shortage for first responders
A bipartisan group of senators sent a letter to President Donald Trump on Monday calling for him to "lead a strong, coordinated federal effort to support first responders" by addressing a national shortage of personal protective equipment as the US fights the coronavirus crisis.
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Martin Shkreli wants out of prison to develop a coronavirus cure
Infamous “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli claims to be working on a cure for the coronavirus — and he wants to be sprung from prison so he can conduct his research. In an 11-page scientific paper posted online, the convicted fraudster touted himself as “one of the few executives experienced in ALL aspects of drug development”...
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Trump offers ‘help’ to treat Boris Johnson
The president says he has asked “leading companies” to contact London.
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politico.com
Miami launches antibody testing to measure spread of coronavirus
An ambitious testing program by the University of Miami began in South Florida on Monday. The goal is to clear up the chaotic picture of just how widespread the coronavirus is, which in turn should help some governments plan its response. Dr. Jon LaPook has a look.
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Hundreds of homeless with coronavirus or symptoms housed at NYC hotels
The city is housing hundreds of homeless people with coronavirus or symptoms of the virus at five Big Apple hotels, sources told The Post. City officials confirmed that more than 700 spots have been set aside for afflicted homeless people at five undisclosed locations throughout the city, but didn’t say where. According to the source,...
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Nation's top doctor on the future of coronavirus fight
Surgeon General Jerome Adams joins "CBS Evening News" to discuss the coronavirus death toll and the data projections for New York and New Jersey.
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Supreme Court curtails extended absentee voting in Wisconsin
The dispute over absentee voting in Wisconsin is the first stemming from the coronavirus pandemic to reach the U.S. Supreme Court.
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If Boris Johnson cannot serve as British prime minister, who steps in?
Who is coronavirus-stricken British Prime Minister Johnson's successor?
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latimes.com
What you need to know from Monday’s White House coronavirus briefing
Fauci downplays the idea of getting 'back to normal,’ pre-vaccine, and more.
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Trump says he had 'very friendly' call with political rival Biden
President Donald Trump said he had a "very friendly" conversation with Joe Biden on Monday after the Democratic presidential front-runner called to discuss the government's handling of the coronavirus crisis.
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3 Blue Origin employees test positive for COVID-19 after workers voiced fears about test launch
Three Blue Origin employees have now tested positive for COVID-19 in Washington, according to several media reports.
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Arlington County Board member Erik Gutshall resigns seat over illness
Erik Gutshall, vice chair of the Arlington board, has been under treatment for brain cancer.
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Starting Tomorrow, Starbucks Will Require Employees To Wear Face Coverings At Work
For employees who don't have their own face covering, the company created a tutorial on how to create one using store supplies.
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U.S. deaths from covid-19 soar past 10,000
The world continues to be rocked by the coronavirus, as U.S. deaths pass a milestone and British PM Boris Johnson enters intensive care. Yet a few hopeful glimmers suggest the outbreak may be peaking in some places.
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Trump has had the power to address medical supply shortages. Why hasn't he used it more?
Elie Honig writes that with the stroke of a pen, Trump has the power to use the DPA to get crucial lifesaving equipment to the states and medical professionals who need it most.
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We don’t need happy talk. Better-managed expectations could result in better outcomes.
We won’t get better outcomes with a government that repeatedly overpromises and underdelivers.
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Gambino mobster fears dying like a ‘schmuck’ from coronavirus in prison
A mafia soldier serving time for a mob hit fears coronavirus will have him sleeping with the fishes. Reputed Gambino soldier John Matera, who pleaded guilty to conspiring to whack a government witness in 1998, has been diagnosed with the deadly disease and fears he might die behind bars, according to court documents. “Im sick...
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Murphy: Curve flattening in New Jersey but ‘this is not over. And not by a long shot.’
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Boeing And Airbus Halt Production; Future Of Airplane Manufacturing Uncertain
Airbus and Boeing halt production of its jets because of the coronavirus. Orders for new planes have fallen as air travel has plummeted due to the pandemic.
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The 5 best kids' deals you can get right now
This kids' sale roundup offers up big savings on strollers, mattresses, and more — shop our top picks.       
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Trump says he had 'warm' conversation with Biden
President Donald Trump said he had a "really wonderful, warm" conversation with former Vice President Joe Biden that lasted approximately 15 minutes. (April 6)       
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Column: 'You knew and now my boy is dead.' Trump is as craven as the mayor in 'Jaws'
Lee Fierro, who played a grieving, angry mother in "Jaws," has died from the coronavirus, but still she speaks for us all.
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Roseanne Barr: Coronavirus a scheme to ‘get rid of all my generation’
"The boomer ladies that, you know, that inherited their, you know, are widows."
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For schools, a new challenge: How to feed students during spring break?
Arlington Public Schools in Virginia ran out of food when it tried to give families extra supplies ahead of break.
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Editorial: The U.S. Supreme Court just made it easier for police to pull you over
The justices give police the OK to stop drivers with nothing more than the barest fig leaf of a reason: that the car owner's license has been revoked.
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latimes.com
Roger Goodell: NFL moving forward with virtual format for draft amid coronavirus shutdowns
The NFL Draft will move forward with a virtual format, and team personnel will be following the social distancing guidelines by working from their homes to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
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Boris Johnson moved to intensive care unit after coronavirus symptoms worsen
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has become the first head of state to be moved into intensive care as he battles coronavirus. Charlie D'Agata reports.
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Prime Minister Netanyahu Locks Down Israel Over Passover Holiday
He expects to lift widespread restrictions after the week-long festival
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time.com
Emergency small business loan program is off to shaky start amid blitz of applications
Small businesses are seeking emergency loans in massive numbers. overwhelming the system      
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usatoday.com
Trump says he may 'get involved' in case of Navy captain removed from duty
President Donald Trump said Monday that he may "get involved" in the case of Navy captain removed from the command of the USS Theodore Roosevelt.
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Trump approves New York request to treat coronavirus patients on Navy hospital ship
President Donald Trump said Monday that he would be granting New York Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's request to convert a hospital ship docked off of Manhattan to treat novel coronavirus patients.
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Rose McGowan trashes 'fraud' Alyssa Milano for backing Biden amid assault claim, invokes Kavanaugh hypocrisy
Actress-turned-activist Rose McGowen eviscerated her former "Charmed" co-star Alyssa Milano for her continued support for former Vice President Joe Biden amid a newly-surfaced sexual assault accusation. 
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Fox News Medical Expert Warns Americans Against Using 'Quack Cure' Malaria Drug that Trump Promoted to Treat Coronavirus
The notion that the drug hydroxychloroquine is an effective treatment for COVID-19 was called "complete and utter nonsense" by Dr. William Haseltine on Fox News Monday.
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newsweek.com
Coronavirus pandemic takes heavy toll on minority communities in the U.S.
Alarming new statistics reveal how big of an impact the coronavirus pandemic is affecting African American and Latinx communities. Adriana Diaz has a look at the numbers.
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cbsnews.com
64% of NY nurses lack adequate gear, 72% exposed to coronavirus, survey says
Nearly two-thirds of New York’s nurses – 64 percent — said they have inadequate protective personal equipment and 72 percent said they’ve been exposed to COVID-19, according to a survey conducted by the New York State Nurses’ Association. The text survey also found that since April 1, 208 registered nurses reported having symptoms of the...
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African Americans make up over 70% of Chicago's COVID-19 deaths
African Americans make up 52% of all coronavirus cases in Chicago even though they only account for 30% of the total population.
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NFL Draft 2020: Ranking the top 10 edge-rushers
The Post’s Ryan Dunleavy gives his top 10 edge-rushers in the 2020 NFL Draft: 1. DE Chase Young, Ohio State, 6-5, 264 Consensus No. 1 overall prospect and likely No. 2 pick after 16.5-sack season, including four against Wisconsin, but zero in the final two games. 2. OLB K’Lavon Chaisson, LSU, 6-3, 254 Primarily a...
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Alyssa Milano explains silence on Joe Biden sexual assault allegation, says men deserve ‘due process’
Alyssa Milano is defending her decision to stay silent in the wake of a recently surfaced allegation against former Vice President Joe Biden by former Senate staffer Tara Reade that he sexually assaulted her in 1993.
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New York hospitals struggle as military reinforcements arrive to battle coronavirus
The U.S. now reports more than 360,000 cumulative coronavirus cases. Three out of 4 American hospitals are now treating patients with COVID-19. But there are signs that the outbreak might be leveling off in its epicenter, New York state. Mola Lenghi has the latest.
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Boris Johnson, Coronavirus, Wisconsin: Your Monday Evening Briefing
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
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nytimes.com
Jets GM Joe Douglas tipping big-time in local act of coronavirus kindness
This large, quiet, genial man wearing a Jets cap pulls up to River Grille in Chatham, N.J, on Sundays now, a golden retriever in the backseat, and uses his credit card to pay for the $101 order. And then adds $100 for the tip. The man’s name is Joe Douglas. It is curbside pickup, of...
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“This Has Made My Job Hell”: A Chaplain at an NYC Hospital Explains COVID-19
In a normal weekend, about five patients die. This weekend, 30 did.
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slate.com
Apple to ship 1 million face masks a week for health care workers
Apple is going to design and produce millions of face shields for health care workers as part of its effort to help the workers battling coronavirus in the United States.
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See boy learn he's getting new heart after years of waiting
6-year-old Carlos Rolon got a new heart after four years of waiting on the transplant list. He was born with an abnormality in his heart called unbalanced atrioventricular canal defect.
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Minnesota nurse on battling coronavirus crisis in NYC: 'I stepped up to the plate and here I am'
A Minnesota nurse who left her family to treat the influx of COVID-19 patients in New York told "The Daily Briefing" Monday she felt compelled to "step up to the plate" as health care workers from across the country flock to coronavirus hot zones.
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UFC 249 still on, with Ferguson fighting Gaethje on April 18
The UFC says Tony Ferguson will fight Justin Gaethje for the interim lightweight title in the main event of UFC 249 on April 18.
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