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New York Times - Front PageApr 08, 2020
Live Updates: Boris Johnson ‘Responding to Treatment' in I.C.U. for Coronavirus
China ended its lockdown of the city where the pandemic emerged, and other nations consider similar steps. President Trump and other officials are questioning the W.H.O.'s response to the outbreak.

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Coronavirus live updates: Birx 'encouraged' but warns of possible second wave; US has deadliest day; Wuhan lockdown ends (USATODAY.com News - Top Stories)

CNN Top StoriesApr 08, 2020
Fact check: Trump makes false claims about his coronavirus record and voter fraud, misleads about the WHO
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 praises Cuomo, de Blasio for handling of coronavirus pandemic (NY Post National News)

CNN Most RecentApr 08, 2020
Liverpool left wounded after taking 'morally wrong' decision amid Covid-19 pandemic
The Premier League may be the wealthiest and most popular football league in the world, but the way its clubs have handled the coronavirus pandemic lags well behind their European rivals.

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SpaceX's first Space Force launch delayed by coronavirus pandemic - Teslarati (Top Stories - Google News)

Top Stories - Google NewsApr 08, 2020
'It's a racial justice issue': Black Americans are dying in greater numbers from Covid-19 - The Guardian
'It's a racial justice issue': Black Americans are dying in greater numbers from Covid-19  The GuardianCoronavirus explodes across poor and vulnerable populations in the South  CBS Evening NewsWhy black Americans are at higher risk for coronavirus  CNNThe Pandemic's Missing Data  The New York TimesIs coronavirus a black plague?  New York Daily News

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Covid-19 is removing crucial voices from patients' bedsides (CNN Most Recent)

New York Times - Front PageApr 08, 2020
Coronavirus Live Coverage: U.S. Records Highest Death Toll in Single Day; Black Americans Disproportionately Hit
Democrats seek to double the White House's latest request for emergency funding. New York State now has more confirmed cases than Italy. John Prine, the country-folk singer, died in Tennessee.

NY Post National NewsApr 08, 2020
Thousands leave Wuhan hours after coronavirus lockdown lifted
Thousands of people wearing masks — some in full protective gear — scrambled to leave Wuhan as the city lifted its more than two-month-long lockdown amid the coronavirus crisis. Within hours of the lockdown ending, about 65,000 people had left the city by train and plane alone, according to local media. About 1,000 vehicles went...

CNN Most RecentApr 08, 2020
A billionaire art collector will distribute 10 million face masks in vending machines around Hong Kong
Renowned art collector Adrian Cheng has announced plans to distribute millions of surgical face masks free of charge during the coronavirus pandemic, using 35 specially built vending machines placed in various locations around Hong Kong.

CNN Most RecentApr 08, 2020
A roundup of CNN Underscored's coronavirus coverage
The coronavirus (covid-19) has undeniably changed how we go about our daily lives. That's why the CNN Underscored team has made it a priority to help you navigate through this time.

Reuters US NewsApr 08, 2020
Key U.S. coronavirus death projection revised down to 60,000
Some 60,000 Americans could die in the coronavirus pandemic, a university model often cited by U.S. and state policymakers projected on Wednesday, a 26% reduction in its most recent forecast death toll.

Chicago Sun-Times NewsApr 08, 2020
CDC considers loosening guidelines for some exposed to virus
The nomination of former CJI Ranjan Gogoi to the Rajya Sabha within four months of his superannuation from the Supreme Court smacks of an unabashed bonhomie between the executive and the judiciary.

CNN Most RecentApr 08, 2020
How to make your own face mask (whether or not you know how to sew)
Here are simple, step-by-step instructions from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on how to do just that, whether or not you know how to sew.

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California county threatens $1,000 fine for not wearing face masks in public (NY Post National News)

CNN Most RecentApr 08, 2020
The world is coming together to fight coronavirus. It can do the same for the climate crisis
While the coronavirus pandemic and climate change are inherently different issues, they share two important characteristics: both are global crises that threaten the lives of millions of people.

Top Stories - Google NewsApr 08, 2020
CDC set to loosen back-to-work guidelines for some who self-isolate, Pence says - CBS News
CDC set to loosen back-to-work guidelines for some who self-isolate, Pence says  CBS NewsHere's What We Know About Coronavirus Risks to Children, According to the CDC  GizmodoFeds eye looser back-to-work guidance after virus exposure  Minneapolis Star TribuneCDC: Kids have milder symptoms but can carry virus  NewsdayUS coronavirus death count likely an underestimate.

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CDC weighs loosening guidelines for some exposed to virus - The Associated Press (Top Stories - Google News)

CNN Top StoriesApr 08, 2020
Pope says coronavirus pandemic could be nature's response to climate crisis
Pope Francis has said the coronavirus pandemic is one of "nature's responses" to humans ignoring the current ecological crisis.

NPR U.S. NewsApr 08, 2020
After Deaths At Home Spike In NYC, Officials Plan To Count Many As COVID-19
Officials say a sudden upsurge in deaths at home is likely due to COVID-19 and they are planning to add many of them to New York's death toll even without confirmation by a laboratory.

New York Times - Front PageApr 08, 2020
Virus in N.Y. Takes Bigger Toll on Blacks and Hispanics: Live Updates
In New York City and across the state, blacks and Hispanics are dying at disproportionate rates.

CNN Top StoriesApr 08, 2020
What California is doing right in responding to the coronavirus pandemic
Within weeks of the Grand Princess cruise ship arriving off the California coast -- an early harbinger of the coming coronavirus pandemic -- Gov. Gavin Newsom issued the first statewide mandatory restrictions in the United States.

CNN Top StoriesApr 08, 2020
ABC News: US intelligence warned of China's spreading contagion in November
US intelligence officials were warning as far back as late November that the novel coronavirus was spreading through China's Wuhan region and posing a threat to its people and daily life, according to ABC News.

Top Stories - Google NewsApr 08, 2020
'Where Is This Going To Lead?': Roma People In Europe Face Coronavirus Disaster - NPR
'Where Is This Going To Lead?': Roma People In Europe Face Coronavirus Disaster  NPR

USATODAY.com News - Top StoriesApr 08, 2020
Trump weighs more stimulus checks for Americans. What else could be in next coronavirus aid package?
Donald Trump and congressional leaders have begun talks on another coronavirus recovery package that could include more stimulus checks for Americans.       

NY Post National NewsApr 08, 2020
WHO denies being China centric after Trump's coronavirus criticism
A day after President Trump accused the World Health Organization of pro-China bias and said he was placing a "very powerful hold" on its funding, a top agency official said Wednesday that the acute phase of the coronavirus pandemic is not the time to hit it financially. "We are still in the acute phase of...

Yahoo NewsApr 08, 2020
White House coronavirus coordinator warns people of second wave if they start going out
"What's really important is that people don't turn these early signs of hope into releasing from the 30 days to stop the spread — it's really critical," she warned.


NPR U.S. NewsApr 08, 2020
How Is The Coronavirus Affecting Black Americans?
Numbers emerging from a few cities and states suggest higher death rates for African-Americans from COVID-19. The findings also reveal deeper disparities.

Reuters US NewsApr 08, 2020
From deliveries in Arizona to fish markets in California, coronavirus changes how we buy our food
Eric Cohn used to wear a respirator mask, goggles and gloves only to protect against mold and asbestos as he restored homes in Tucson, Arizona. Now he dons the same gear in his new job - shopping for quarantined customers.

CNN Most RecentApr 08, 2020
Adjusted coronavirus model predicts fewer people in US will need hospitals, but 82,000 will still die by August
An influential model tracking the coronavirus pandemic in the United States now predicts that fewer people will die and fewer hospital beds will be needed compared to its estimates from last week.

NY Post National NewsApr 08, 2020
Jared Kushner's team working on surveillance system to track coronavirus in US
Jared Kushner is reaching out to health technology companies about creating a national surveillance system to track the spread of the coronavirus.

CNN Most RecentApr 08, 2020
Small business owners need cash now. But they don't know when it will come
The biggest lifeline in the economic aid package for small businesses -- $350 billion in forgivable loans -- may be too little, too late for many.

USATODAY National NewsApr 08, 2020
Two suspects arrested after Wisconsin doctor and husband were 'targeted' and killed, police say
Two suspects were arrested Friday after the double-homicide of Beth Potter, 52, and Robin Carre, 57.        

CNN Top StoriesApr 08, 2020
Nurses refuse to work without more help, ordered to leave
Emergency room nursing staff at a Detroit hospital were told to leave Sunday night after they refused to work and demanded more nurses be brought into their overrun emergency room, health care workers there told CNN.

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More than 300 Arizona hotels have signed up to house health care workers battling coronavirus (USATODAY.com News - Top Stories)

Top Stories - Google NewsApr 08, 2020
Pink supermoon in pictures -- the best shots from around the world - CNN
Pink supermoon in pictures -- the best shots from around the world  CNNHow to see tonight's pink supermoon, the largest full moon of 2020  Live SciencePhotos: PHOTOS: Last night's supermoon photos from around the world - recordonline.com - Middletown, NY  Times Herald-RecordApril's Pink Supermoon Around The World, In Photos  ForbesLargest supermoon of 2020 rises on a world battling COVID-19  Reuters

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CNN Most RecentApr 08, 2020
What you need to know about coronavirus on Wednesday, April 8
As nations look to their leaders for guidance in this time of crisis, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is waging his own personal fight against the virus from an intensive care bed. Here's what else you need to know for Tuesday.

Chicago Sun-Times NewsApr 08, 2020
Girl, 14, missing from Park Manor: police
The nomination of former CJI Ranjan Gogoi to the Rajya Sabha within four months of his superannuation from the Supreme Court smacks of an unabashed bonhomie between the executive and the judiciary.

NPR U.S. NewsApr 08, 2020
Pandemic Overwhelms New York City's System For Handling Its Dead
With the COVID-19 death toll rising, officials in New York City are considering creating a temporary cemetery on city property.

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New York's virus toll tops 9/11, while Wuhan ends lockdown (Yahoo News)

NY Post National NewsApr 08, 2020
Trump claims mail-in voting ‘doesn't work out well for Republicans'
President Trump reaffirmed his opposition to mail-in voting in a Wednesday morning tweet, saying the process hurts the GOP in terms of election outcomes. "Republicans should fight very hard when it comes to statewide mail-in voting. Democrats are clamoring for it. Tremendous potential for voter fraud, and for whatever reason, doesn't work out well for...

USATODAY.com News - Top StoriesApr 08, 2020
Three women killed, one injured in stabbing at Tennessee truck stop
Three women were killed and one was injured during a stabbing at a truck stop in Knoxville, Tennessee Tuesday. The suspect was also killed.       

CNN Top StoriesApr 08, 2020
Analysis: Donald Trump's blatant hypocrisy on voting by mail
During his daily coronavirus briefing on Tuesday, President Donald Trump made very clear that voting by mail -- an alternative many are suggesting to deal with the ongoing stay-at-home directives -- is a very bad thing. And more than that, he suggested, it's deeply corrupt.

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Donald Trump's blatant hypocrisy on voting by mail (CNN Most Recent)

CNN Top StoriesApr 08, 2020
A truck driver stabs four women, killing three, at a Tennessee truck stop, officers say
Officers fatally shot a truck driver suspected of stabbing four women at a Tennessee truck stop.

Reuters Top NewsApr 08, 2020
UK PM Johnson 'clinically stable' in intensive care battling COVID-19
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was "clinically stable" in intensive care on Wednesday and responding to treatment for COVID-19 complications, amid questions about how key coronavirus crisis decisions would be made in his absence.

USATODAY.com News - Top StoriesApr 08, 2020
MLB players push back on idea to leave families behind for baseball season in Arizona
Baseball's proposed idea to bring all 30 teams to Arizona to play in empty spring training stadiums was greeted with skepticism.       

Reuters Top NewsApr 08, 2020
UK PM Johnson is stable in hospital, responding to treatment: spokesman
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is responding to treatment in intensive care at a central London hospital, his spokesman said on Wednesday, adding the British leader was in "good spirits".

Chicago TribuneApr 08, 2020
While MLB considers a plan to play the entire 2020 season in Arizona, here are some other suggestions for a potential condensed schedule
The locals like to say of the searing summer temperatures in Phoenix that it's only a "dry heat."

The arid conditions, however, give way to the "monsoon season" that starts around the All-Star break and lasts through the end of September.

That parallels the traditional second half of the baseball...



US Census BureauApr 08, 2020
Declaración de la Oficina del Censo con respecto al coronavirus
La Oficina del Censo de los EE. UU. está monitoreando cuidadosamente la situación generada por el coronavirus (COVID-19).

LA Times National NewsApr 08, 2020
Calm resilience at a time of anxiety: An Ebola veteran doctor joins the coronavirus fight
Dr. Colleen Kraft was part of the Emory University team that successfully cared for America's first Ebola patients. She now is a cool-headed stalwart who is soothing nerves during the coronavirus pandemic.



Chicago TribuneApr 08, 2020
Daywatch: Officials say shutdown won't end soon, innocence claims sit as courts shut down and how to control your pandemic drinking
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Top Stories - Google NewsApr 08, 2020
Boris Johnson in hospital for second night fighting coronavirus - CNN
Boris Johnson in hospital for second night fighting coronavirus  CNNViews of St Thomas' hospital where Boris Johnson spent a second night in COVID-19 ICU - LIVE  The SunBoris Johnson in intensive care as coronavirus symptoms worsen  CBS NewsBoris Johnson vs. the Coronavirus  The New York TimesSeeing Boris Johnson Go Into Intensive Care With Coronavirus Should Rid Us  Newsweek

Yahoo NewsApr 08, 2020
Trump news - live: President threatens to stop funding WHO for ‘missing' pandemic and claims ‘desperate' UK requested 200 ventilators
Donald Trump has threatened to stop US funding to the World Health Organisation as he seeks to shift the blame for the disaster wrought by the coronavirus pandemic, saying the body had "missed the call" - despite himself ignoring a memo from trade adviser Peter Navarro in February warning of the coming storm.With the US now suffering almost 396,000 cases of the virus and recording nearly 13,000 casualties, the president has said he is sending 200 ventilators to the UK to assist with the British recovery.


NY Post National NewsApr 08, 2020
New York anchor says father died from coronavirus ‘with a stranger holding his hand'
The father of a New York City news anchor died from the coronavirus "with a stranger holding his hand" as relatives could only listen on the phone.

Top Stories - Google NewsApr 08, 2020
General Motors awarded $490M government contract to build ventilators - Detroit Free Press
General Motors awarded $490M government contract to build ventilators  Detroit Free PressGM to supply 30,000 ventilators to national stockpile for nearly $490M  The Detroit NewsGM awarded government contract to build 30,000 ventilators  WDIV ClickOnDetroitGM to build 30,000 ventilators for national stockpile through $489.4 million contract under Defense Product...  Fox News

USATODAY National NewsApr 08, 2020
'Scotch tape and baling wire': How some hospitals and companies are responding to meet America's ventilator shortage
Doctors have turned machines to treat sleep apnea into ventilators for COVID-19 patients. Thousands are taking an online courses to run ventilators.        

CNN Most RecentApr 08, 2020
HHS to work with GM under Defense Production Act to produce 30,000 ventilators for national stockpile
The Department of Health and Human Services on Wednesday announced a nearly $500 million contract with General Motors under the Defense Production Act to produce 30,000 ventilators that will be delivered to the national stockpile to help treat coronavirus patients.

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NY Post National NewsApr 08, 2020
Joe Biden details phone call about coronavirus with ‘very gracious' Trump
Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden detailed what was discussed during his phone call with President Trump, saying his 2020 rival was "very gracious" during the talk.

CNN Most RecentApr 08, 2020
'No one really knows who's in charge': States navigate federal agencies amid crisis
The wide range of officials and entities involved in the federal government's response to the coronavirus pandemic has fueled confusion over who exactly is in charge of fulfilling the dire needs of hospitals nationwide -- and how supplies in high demand will ultimately be distributed.

Reuters Top NewsApr 08, 2020
U.S. coronavirus restrictions create split among religious liberty advocates
When an evangelical Christian pastor was arrested in Florida for flouting a stay-at-home order aimed at curbing the new coronavirus, a conservative religious liberty group was quick to leap to his defense.

CNN Top StoriesApr 08, 2020
States are burning through medical supplies and struggling to find more
After weeks of warning about frustrations and roadblocks to shoring up medical supplies, some state and city leaders are now warning they are dangerously close to running out as the number of coronavirus cases ramps up.

USATODAY.com News - Top StoriesApr 08, 2020
'You're laid off. Sorry.' When coronavirus closed colleges, student workers lost jobs
Thousands of students worked on college campuses that shuttered because of coronavirus. They're out of work, but still need the money.       

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Los Angeles Makes Masks Mandatory For Workers & Customers In Stores & Other Essential Businesses - Deadline (Top Stories - Google News)

CNN Top StoriesApr 08, 2020
New Orleans cultural historian died of coronavirus, but his family only found out on the day of funeral
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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Cultural historian died of coronavirus, but his family only found out on the day of funeral (CNN US)

NY Post National NewsApr 07, 2020
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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New York City reports a record 800-plus coronavirus deaths in one day (CNN Most Recent)

Reuters US NewsApr 07, 2020
'Hardest day': New York's Cuomo sees virus slowing despite record death toll
Even as medical teams struggled to save an onslaught of gravely ill coronavirus patients and deaths hit new highs, the number of COVID-19 hospitalizations seemed to be leveling off in New York state, the U.S. epicenter of the pandemic, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Tuesday.

Chicago Sun-Times NewsApr 07, 2020
Chicago firefighter dies of ‘complications of COVID-19,' fire officials say
The nomination of former CJI Ranjan Gogoi to the Rajya Sabha within four months of his superannuation from the Supreme Court smacks of an unabashed bonhomie between the executive and the judiciary.

Fox NewsApr 07, 2020
Coronavirus hurts the poor around the world, with some aid sources cut off
The devastation wrought by the coronavirus pandemic across the developed world in cutting into the financial lifelines for people across the global south.

Chicago TribuneApr 07, 2020
‘I just want to play baseball': Eloy Jimenez weighs in on possible games in Arizona and his part in the city's ‘We Are Not Playing' campaign
White Sox left fielder Eloy Jimenez is one of the players featured in the city's "We Are Not Playing" ad campaign, which stresses the importance of taking precautions to combat the spread of COVID-19.

"It was pretty good to help the community to understand this is not a joke," Jimenez said during...



CNN Top StoriesApr 07, 2020
National security officials warn of extremists exploiting coronavirus pandemic
National security officials warned in an intelligence bulletin issued Tuesday that extremist groups are exploiting the coronavirus pandemic to incite violence and bolster racist and anti-government narratives.

Chicago Sun-Times NewsApr 07, 2020
46 members of Chicago Fire Department have tested positive for COVID-19
The nomination of former CJI Ranjan Gogoi to the Rajya Sabha within four months of his superannuation from the Supreme Court smacks of an unabashed bonhomie between the executive and the judiciary.

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Virus is hitting Chicago's black areas harder than others (Washington Post Nation)

US Census BureauApr 07, 2020
Declaração sobre as centrais de atendimento do Censo de 2020
A Agência do Censo está tomando as medidas necessárias para mitigar o impacto nas centrais de atendimento do Censo de 2020.

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CNN Top StoriesApr 07, 2020
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