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Apr 06, 2020

As Crisis Worsens, COVID-19 Strains Michigan's Health System
NPR's David Greene talks to Dr. Steven Kalkanis, CEO of the Henry Ford Medical Group, about how the Detroit metro area is preparing for an expected widespread outbreak of coronavirus.

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Apr 06, 2020

Inmates, Staff On Edge As COVID-19 Spreads Through Federal Prisons
Coronavirus is rapidly spreading, and the Bureau of Prisons says at least 138 inmates and 59 members of staff have tested positive. One of the hardest hit facilities is in Louisiana.

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Apr 06, 2020

N.Y. Gov. Cuomo Reports A Drop In Number Of Coronavirus Deaths
New York's governor on Sunday reported a decrease in the number of daily deaths and hospitalizations from the coronavirus. He stressed it was too early to tell what that means for the long term.

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Apr 06, 2020

News Brief: COVID-19 Deaths, Progress Report And Criticism
COVID-19 deaths in New York fell Sunday. V.P. Mike Pence says the coronavirus task force is starting to see glimmers of progress. And, some governors criticize administration for pandemic response.

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Apr 06, 2020

When You Work In Construction, Social Distancing Isn't Always Possible
Shelter-in-place orders exempt workers in essential trades, including the driver of a concrete mixer in Salt Lake County, Utah. He explains how he's trying to stay safe during the pandemic.

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Apr 05, 2020

2 Workers From Same Walmart Store Die After Contracting The Coronavirus
The Chicago-area store is open for business after passing "necessary inspections," the company said. Walmart did not disclose the workers' names or further details.

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Apr 05, 2020

How The U.S. Can Prepare For The Next Pandemic
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Dr. David Skorton, president and CEO of the Association of American Medical Colleges, about ways the U.S. should prepare for the next pandemic.

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Apr 05, 2020

Some Religious Leaders Defy Shutdown Orders
Many houses of worship have canceled services in response to coronavirus shutdown orders. But some are continuing to gather, saying they should be able to do so as a matter of religious freedom.

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Apr 05, 2020

The Controversy Around 'Essential' Businesses
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with three journalists about the controversy surrounding what's considered an essential business where they are: Tara Haelle, Thomas Peele and Brenna Goth.

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Apr 05, 2020

Report: Pentagon Knew Of Possible Coronavirus Threat For Years
An internal report from 2017 warned that a novel respiratory illness was the "most likely and significant threat" in a pandemic and noted likely shortages of masks, beds and ventilators.

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Apr 05, 2020

New York Gov. Cuomo Reports A Drop In Number Of Deaths, But Warns It May Be A 'Blip'
In a press conference on Sunday, the governor stressed the importance of working together, both in-state and nationally. "Nobody can do this alone," he said. "Nobody."

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Apr 05, 2020

Hospitals Reject Trump's Claim They Are 'Really Thrilled' With Supplies
As hospitals warn of shortages, President Trump claims without offering evidence that he's hearing from administrators who are pleased with the current levels of supplies.

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Apr 05, 2020

Confirmed Cases In The U.S. Top 300,000 As New Hot Spots Emerge
White House coronavirus response coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx said Saturday that New York, Louisiana and Detroit remain the main hot spots but emerging are Colorado, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C.

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Apr 05, 2020

Wisconsin's Moves Ahead With Tuesday Primary As Campaigns And Polls Adapt
In this swing state, the outbreak is forcing political parties to retool their get-out-the-vote efforts, and making some conservatives reconsider absentee voting.

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Apr 05, 2020

Family Of Colorado's First Victim Tried To Provide A Good Death At A Distance
Retired Denver lawyer Mike Farley, 87, sensed he wasn't going to make it. His family said dying alone was hard for him, but he was able to say his goodbyes over video calls.

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Apr 05, 2020

As Coronavirus Whips Through A Missouri Family, A Mom Hopes For The Best
Misty Donaldson-Urriola and her husband Edgar Urriola recently divorced but kept living and raising three sons together. But in March Edgar wound up hospitalized on a ventilator. Then the kids got it.

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Apr 05, 2020

Hindered By A Pandemic, Religious Leaders Prepare For Holidays
Leaders across faiths in the country are working to bring a sense of community to their congregations, as religious spaces shut down during a worsening coronavirus outbreak.

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Apr 05, 2020

Trapped By The Coronavirus Pandemic, Congress Tries New Ways Of Legislating From Home
Congress left for an extended recess as a result of the coronavirus outbreak and may not return for several weeks. Lawmakers say their days have turned into a blur of conference calls and video chats.

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Apr 05, 2020

Funeral Homes Overwhelmed With COVID-19 Cases
As the U.S. death toll from the coronavirus increases, so does the strain on funeral homes across the country. Funeral directors are struggling to meet the soaring demand for their services.

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Apr 04, 2020

California Gov. Newsom Says More Tests Coming; State Asks Public For Medical Supplies
More than 12,000 Californians have tested positive for the coronavirus. On Saturday, Gov. Gavin Newsom pledged to improve the state's testing capacity and asked the public for help obtaining supplies.

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Apr 04, 2020

Coronavirus Has Now Killed More New Jersey Residents Than 9/11 Attacks
In a press conference Saturday, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced 200 new COVID-19 deaths, bringing the state's death toll to 846.

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Apr 04, 2020

Former FHA Commissioner On Rent And Mortgages During The Pandemic
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with former Federal Housing Administration Commissioner Carol Galante about the way forward for renters and landlords during the coronavirus shutdown.

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Apr 04, 2020

New York AG Calls For Nationwide Abortion Access During The Coronavirus
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Letitia James, attorney general of New York, about her call for nationwide access to abortion during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Apr 04, 2020

Rural Hospital CEO Preps For Rise In Covid-19 Cases
Dr. Randy Tobler, CEO of Scotland County Hospital in Memphis, Missouri, tells NPR's Michel Martin how his rural medical center is preparing for a rise in coronavirus cases.

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Apr 04, 2020

'This Is A Big Deal': New York Hails Ventilator Deliveries From China And Oregon
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said New York, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S., is still waiting on its order from federal authorities. But others have stepped in with some 1,140 ventilators.

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Apr 04, 2020

As Coronavirus Cases Rise, Navajo Nation Tries To Get Ahead Of Pandemic
The Navajo Nation has seen a significant spike in coronavirus cases. Tribal leaders say they desperately need more supplies, but the biggest problem may be the reservation's lack of running water.

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Apr 04, 2020

A Funeral Director's Lessons For The Living
Because we can not hug or stand close, the coronavirus has changed how we mourn those we've lost. Funeral director Norman J. Williams of Unity Funeral Parlors offers his thoughts about the living.

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Apr 04, 2020

As Jails And Prisons Reduce Populations, Advocates Call On ICE To Do The Same
There's growing fear of coronavirus outbreaks among the 38,000 immigrants being held in detention centers. "The guards tell us it's all lies, you can't believe the TV. But we know it's the truth."

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Apr 04, 2020

'Let Us Stay In Touch With Those That We Love.' A Funeral Director's Lessons For Life
Because we can not hug or stand close, the coronavirus has changed how we mourn those we've lost. Funeral director Norman J. Williams of Unity Funeral Parlors offers his thoughts about the living.

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Apr 04, 2020

More Risk But Less Outreach In New York's Densely Packed Public Housing
Mike Kamber, the Executive Director of Bronx Documentary Center, shares his concerns for people in New York City's public housing during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Apr 04, 2020

If Critical Supplies Run Out, Here's How Hospitals Will Make Tough Choices
If crucial medical resources such as ventilators are in short supply, hospitals are supposed to follow ethics protocols to decide who gets treated. But those rules vary, and aren't always clear.

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Apr 04, 2020

Veterans Of The AIDS Epidemic Reflect On The Lessons That Apply To This One
Some of the people who fought HIV 40 years ago, when it was a frightening and mysterious outbreak in California and New York, say links between public health, community and government are critical.

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Apr 04, 2020

'We'll Get Through This': Living In New York City During The Coronavirus Pandemic
Politicians give speeches and scary headlines fill the news, but somehow life pushes on for New Yorkers.

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Apr 04, 2020

U.S. May Get More Ventilators But Run Out Of Medicine For COVID-19 Patients
There have been dramatic spikes in demand for sedatives, pain medications, paralytics, and other drugs that are crucial for patients who are on ventilators.

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Apr 03, 2020

Listener Questions About Dating During A Time Of Social Distancing
Damona Hoffman, host of the podcast Dates & Mates, answers listener questions about dating, relationships and sex during the coronavirus pandemic with NPR's Ari Shapiro.

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Apr 03, 2020

Alabama And Missouri Issue Stay-At-Home Orders
Govs. Kay Ivey and Mike Parson had previously resisted calls by medical and health experts who have been urging lawmakers to take immediate action.

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Apr 03, 2020

Walmart To Limit Number Of People Shopping At One Time Because Of Coronavirus
Walmart and other retailers are counting visitors as one way to enforce social distancing and reduce the spread of the virus.

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Apr 03, 2020

CDC Now Recommends Americans Consider Wearing Cloth Face Coverings In Public
The president emphasized wearing a mask in public is voluntary, and that medical-grade masks are not necessary.

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Apr 03, 2020

Driving A Long-Haul Truck During The Coronavirus Epidemic
Louisiana trucker Shantell Pablo chronicles her journey this week from North Carolina to Houston, Texas. Food is harder to get, she finds, but traffic is better.

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Apr 03, 2020

Coronavirus Updates: Jobs Report, Mask Science
A dismal jobs report, on top of millions of unemployment claims, paints a dire picture of the economic carnage of the coronavirus. NPR correspondents examine that — and take a look at mask science.

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Apr 03, 2020

An Alabama Church Service Heads To The Drive-In Theater
As church services in many states are put on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic, church leaders are looking for creative ways to hold services. One unique way is using a movie drive-in.

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Apr 03, 2020

Barbershops And Personal Care Services Feel The Effects Of Coronavirus Shutdowns
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with owner Frank Holmes on how the coronavirus pandemic has impacted his Virginia barbershop, which services members of the Washington Redskins.

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Apr 03, 2020

Louisiana Governor Relays Latest On COVID-19 Response, As New Orleans Is Hit Hard
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards. New Orleans is an emerging hot spot for cases of coronavirus infection.

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Apr 03, 2020

Wedding Planners And Vendors — Not To Mention Couples — Scramble To Adapt
Wedding planning is already a stressful task without a global pandemic added in the mix. Couples hoping to become newlyweds and those in the wedding industry are trying to navigate this problem.

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Apr 03, 2020

The Coronavirus Epidemic In Birmingham, Ala. Seen Through A Doctor With The Disease
The city of Birmingham, Ala., is now under a shelter-in-place order, as hospitals there are being inundated with COVID-19 patients. A local cardiologist who is now ill with the disease speaks.

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Apr 03, 2020

'We Are Swamped': Coronavirus Propels Interest In Raising Backyard Chickens For Eggs
"We've never seen anything like this and I've been here since 1964," the owner of one hatchery says. For anyone looking to start their own flock, an expert has advice on breeds.

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Apr 03, 2020

'Take This Serious': Bus Driver Dies Of COVID-19 After Calling Out Coughing Rider
"I feel violated," Jason Hargrove said, in a widely shared video complaining of selfish behavior during the coronavirus pandemic. Nearly two weeks later, the Detroit driver is dead of the disease.

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Apr 03, 2020

A Comedian Coughed — And Came Up With 'Coronavirus Rhapsody'
A cough on his couch led comedian Dana Jay Bein to write the parody song "Coronavirus Rhapsody." Then he tweeted it — and the Internet took it from there.

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Apr 03, 2020

Food Shortages? Nope, Too Much Food In The Wrong Places
Some Americans, fearing food shortages from COVID-19, have cleaned out supermarket shelves. Yet there's too much food in some places. Farmers are dumping milk and vegetables that they can't sell.

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Apr 03, 2020

Cuomo Says New York Has Seen 'Highest Single Increase' In Deaths From Coronavirus
The state had 562 coronavirus-related deaths in the past 24 hours. In a bit of "good news," Gov. Andrew Cuomo said 1,452 coronavirus patients have been discharged from hospitals in the past day.

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Apr 03, 2020

Coronavirus Drives Away Volunteers Just As They're Needed Most
Many food banks and homeless shelters depend on volunteers. But fewer are showing up at a time when the need for these services is skyrocketing.

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Apr 03, 2020

Some Undocumented Domestic Workers Slip Through Holes In Coronavirus Safety Net
The federal relief package won't benefit some taxpaying undocumented people, such as nannies who care for children, the home aides who care for the elderly and the mostly women who clean homes.

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Apr 03, 2020

Slammed By Trump, 3M Says N95 Mask Exports From U.S. Should Continue
The president and others have criticized 3M, with some officials alleging profiteering during the COVID-19 pandemic. But the company says cutting exports would be a mistake.

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Apr 03, 2020

Coronavirus Reset: How To Get Health Insurance Now
Many of the millions of Americans who lost their jobs in recent weeks also lost their health insurance. Others lacked a health plan even before COVID-19 hit. Here's a start to finding help.

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Apr 03, 2020

N.J. State Police Authorized To Collect Masks, Ventilators From Private Firms
New Jersey has more than 22,000 cases of coronavirus, making it the second-hardest hit state after New York. NPR's Rachel Murphy talks to Gov. Phil Murphy about his state's response to the crisis.

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Apr 03, 2020

Faster Coronavirus Testing May Help To Ease Results Backlog
One of the nation's biggest medical testing companies acknowledged a backlog of at least 115,000 coronavirus tests, illustrating how the nation is struggling to test effectively during the pandemic.

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Apr 03, 2020

Guests To Michigan Wedding Looked Pretty Stiff
The well-wishers were cardboard cutouts. When the coronavirus stalled the couple's plans to invite friends and family members, a local packaging company donated more than a 100 cardboard stand-ins.

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Apr 03, 2020

Encore: Remembering Her Grandmother, A Best Friend And Mentor
In a StoryCorps conversation recorded in 2015, Chloe Longfellow, 32, remembers the grandmother who raised her and taught her to cook.

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Apr 03, 2020

News Brief: COVID-19 Curve, Abortion Battle, Bloomberg Campaign Workers
The U.S. coronavirus curve rises while China's flattens. The pandemic opens a new front in the abortion battle. And, Bloomberg staffers say they were promised jobs through November, some are suing.

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Apr 03, 2020

States Without Coronavirus Lockdown Orders Are Under Scrutiny
While most states have blanket lockdowns, some are a patchwork, with cities and counties mandating their own rules.

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Apr 03, 2020

Many Who Need Testing For COVID-19 Fail To Get Access
There's still a serious shortage of testing for COVID-19 across the country. Many people who are sick and showing likely symptoms say they still can't get tested.

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Apr 03, 2020

A Coronavirus Plus: Wide-Open Highways In Los Angeles
In the land of gridlock, car accidents are down and the mayor has ordered more red lights to slow traffic.

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Apr 02, 2020

Seattle-Area Nursing Home Linked to Dozens Of Coronavirus Deaths Faces $600,000 Fine
Life Care Center of Kirkland was told by federal authorities it would be assessed fines of $13,585 per day from Feb. 12 through March 27. The nursing home is linked to at least 37 COVID-19 deaths.

NPR U.S. News
Apr 02, 2020

In Texas, Oklahoma, Women Turned Away Because of Coronavirus Abortion Bans
Republican officials in several states are trying to ban abortion during the coronavirus pandemic to preserve medical supplies.

NPR U.S. News
Apr 02, 2020

Wisconsin Primary To Go On But Absentee Voting Extended, Federal Judge Rules
While limited in-person voting will take place on April 7, absentee ballots won't be due to election offices until April 13.

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Apr 02, 2020

Want To See What Your City's Pandemic Plan Says? Good Luck.
NPR reached out to the public health departments serving some of the largest cities in the U.S. Most did not have their most current pandemic response plan posted publicly and many were out of date.

NPR U.S. News
Apr 02, 2020

Tennessee Orders Residents To Remain Home
Tennessee has followed neighboring states in ordering residents to remain at home. Tennessee had looser coronavirus restrictions but new data show residents have not adhered to those warnings.

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Apr 02, 2020

Experts Say A National Quarantine Is Probably Not Legal
President Trump has raised the idea of placing residents of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut under a quarantine to limit the spread of the coronavirus. Can he do that? Experts say: not really.

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Apr 02, 2020

Maine Governor Conveys Impact Of Coronavirus On Employment In Her State
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Maine Gov. Janet Mills about the effects of the coronavirus outbreak in her state, including the surge in people filing for unemployment benefits.

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Apr 02, 2020

Many Who Need A Coronavirus Test Still Can't Get One, Despite Presidential Claims
President Trump continues to falsely state that everyone who needs a COVID-19 test can get one. Health care providers and those who have been possibly sickened by the disease tell a different story.

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Apr 02, 2020

The Colorado County With A Long History Of Shutting Itself Off To A Pandemic
During the flu epidemic of 1918, the town of Gunnison, Colo. shut itself off from the world. Today, Gunnison County has been hit hard by the coronavirus, and is asking outsiders to stay away again.

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Apr 02, 2020

Cruise Ships With Sick People Dock In Florida
Florida relents and will allow a Carnival cruise ship with sick passengers and crew to dock in Fort Lauderdale. The Zaandam has been at sea for weeks after leaving Argentina.

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Apr 02, 2020

Cruise Ships With Sick People To Dock In Florida
Florida relents and will allow a Carnival cruise ship with sick passengers and crew to dock in Fort Lauderdale. The Zaandam has been at sea for weeks after leaving Argentina.

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Apr 02, 2020

Tampa Mayor Calls Florida Governor's Stay-At-Home Order 'Better Late Than Never'
Jane Castor issued a stay-at-home order for Tampa last week, but until Wednesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis had resisted calls for similar action across the entire state.

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Apr 02, 2020

To Stay Aloft With Federal Aid, Airlines Must Keep Flying
To get a share of $50 billion in aid, airlines must maintain minimal service to where they fly now, and no consolidating flights between carriers.

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Apr 02, 2020

Pakistani Court Overturns Murder Conviction In Killing Of Journalist Daniel Pearl
Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh faced the death penalty for the 2002 kidnapping and murder of a Wall Street Journal reporter. A court in Pakistan reduced his sentence to seven years.

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Apr 02, 2020

Train Engineer Says He Crashed In Attempt To Attack Navy Hospital Ship In L.A.
"People don't know what's going on here. Now they will," the engineer allegedly told a California Highway Patrol officer who apprehended him immediately after the incident.

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Apr 02, 2020

Staggering: Record 10 Million File For Unemployment In 2 Weeks
The staggering number of people claiming jobless benefits set a new record for the second week in a row. Much of the country has been ordered to stay at home, bringing the economy to a lurching halt.

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Apr 02, 2020

A Dismal Record: Nearly 10 Million Filed For Unemployment In Last 2 Weeks
The staggering number of people claiming jobless benefits set a new record for the second week in a row. Much of the country has been ordered to stay at home, bringing the economy to a lurching halt.

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Apr 02, 2020

6.6 Million File For Unemployment, Another Dismal Record
The staggering number of people claiming jobless benefits set a new record for the second week in a row. Much of the country has been ordered to stay at home, bringing the economy to a lurching halt.

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Apr 02, 2020

Toilet Paper Cargo Is A Victim In 18-Wheeler Crash Near Dallas
A tractor-trailer overturned and burst into flames — the driver was not injured in the one-vehicle crash, but the precious cargo was not so lucky. A full cargo of toilet paper burned.

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Apr 02, 2020

D.C. Neighborhood Puts On A Safe Distance Talent Show
With strict social distancing measures, many communities look for safe ways to come together and be entertained. A Washington, D.C., neighborhood threw its first Lawrence Street COVID-19 talent show.

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Apr 02, 2020

Coronavirus Testing Capacity Remains A Problem Nationwide
The Trump administration says more tests are available every day. How hard is it to get tested for coronavirus across the U.S.? We go to three states to find out: California, Michigan and Montana?

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Apr 02, 2020

News Brief: Coronavirus Restrictions And Orders, Presidential Campaign
President Trump says he's considering restricting some domestic travel. Florida orders residents to stay at home. And, the coronavirus nearly bumps the presidential campaign from news headlines.

NPR U.S. News
Apr 02, 2020

Florida Joins Other States Issuing Stay-At-Home Orders
After weeks of pressure, Gov. Ron DeSantis has ordered Florida residents to stay at home. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to NPR's Greg Allen in Miami and Tampa Mayor Jane Castor about the order.

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Apr 02, 2020

Doctors Say Hospitals Are Stopping Them From Wearing Masks
Healthcare workers say some hospitals are punishing them for wearing personal protective gear in the halls or that they brought from home.

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Apr 02, 2020

Social Distancing Means Mourners Find New Ways To Cope And Connect
With limits on social gatherings, Americans have to mourn their dead through online memorials and virtual funerals.

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Apr 02, 2020

Social Distancing Means Mourners Must Find New Ways To Cope And Connect
With limits on social gatherings, Americans have to mourn their dead through online memorials and virtual funerals.

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Apr 01, 2020

How The Epidemic Is Affecting The 2020 Census
NPR's census correspondent takes questions about how COVID-19 is impacting the federal count of everyone in the United States of America.

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Apr 01, 2020

Coronavirus Overwhelms Georgia Hospital: Patients Flood In As Staff Weathers Exposure
A severe outbreak in Dougherty County is taxing the biggest hospital in Albany, Ga., a small inland community of 73,000.

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Apr 01, 2020

FDA Says Zantac Should Be Pulled From Market, Citing Cancer Risk
Major pharmacies had already pulled the popular heartburn drug and its generic equivalents due to a contaminant. Now the Food and Drug Administration says definitively they should not be sold or used.

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Apr 01, 2020

Italy, Seen By White House As A U.S. Analogue, Extends Nationwide Lockdown
The White House coronavirus task force calls Italy an example of how the coronavirus could play out in the U.S. The European country's death toll is rising, despite a recent slowdown in cases.

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Apr 01, 2020

Tales Of Two Cities: Coronavirus Outcomes Differ Between Bay Area, New York City
Early on, Bay Area cities adopted social distancing restrictions to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. Health officials are optimistic about what they see so far — unlike in New York City.

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Apr 01, 2020

Sen. Chuck Schumer On New York, The Response So Far And A Possible Fourth Relief Bill
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., about the federal government's ongoing efforts to deal with the coronavirus pandemic in the United States.

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Apr 01, 2020

Large Florida Retirement Community With Slow Coronavirus Response Sees Positives Grow
Dozens of residents of The Villages, a central Florida retirement community, have now tested positive for the coronavirus. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Villages-News.com editor Meta Minton.

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Apr 01, 2020

In A Rural Idaho Coronavirus Hot Spot, A Militia Says It Wants To Provide Relief
Blaine County, Idaho has become a hot spot for coronavirus infections. Among the groups mobilizing to support residents is a militia that doesn't trust the federal government for disaster response.

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Apr 01, 2020

How The Census Is Promoting The Count At A Distance During The Epidemic
Stay-at-home orders have upended plans by community groups to promote the 2020 census at in-person events. Census advocates are now trying out creative but socially distant ways to promote the count.

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Apr 01, 2020

Alabama's Largest City Tightens Restrictions To Stem Spread Of Coronavirus
Birmingham, Ala., is under a shelter-in-place order, as officials take a more aggressive approach than state leaders have, in order to curtail spread of the coronavirus.

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Apr 01, 2020

Second Federal Inmate Dies From COVID-19
On March 31, the Federal Bureau of Prisons began a systemwide 14-day quarantine for inmates to stem the spread of the coronavirus.

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Apr 01, 2020

Third Federal Inmate Dies From COVID-19
On March 31, the Federal Bureau of Prisons began a systemwide 14-day quarantine for inmates to stem the spread of the coronavirus.

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