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Apr 06, 2020

Japan's Abe Says He Will Declare State Of Emergency As Coronavirus Cases Surge
The prime minister confirmed Monday that he would issue the declaration that allows governors of hard-hit prefectures to issue stay-at-home directives.

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Apr 06, 2020

'It's Madness.' Wisconsin's Election Amid Coronavirus Sparks Anger
Despite the pandemic, the state is forging ahead with its election Tuesday. But many voters, poll workers and local officials are quite upset.

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Apr 06, 2020

Fed Goes All Out To Keep Economy Alive During Coronavirus Shutdown
The Federal Reserve has moved quickly and creatively to pump money into the rapidly shrinking U.S. economy in hopes of keeping it afloat long enough to outlast the coronavirus pandemic.

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Apr 06, 2020

Global Lockdowns Resulting In 'Horrifying Surge' In Domestic Violence, U.N. Warns
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said that reported cases had doubled in some countries "as the economic and social pressures and fear have grown."

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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

Coronavirus World Map: Tracking The Spread Of The Outbreak
A map of confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths around the world. The respiratory disease has spread rapidly across six continents and has killed thousands of people.

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Apr 05, 2020

Map: Tracking The Spread Of The Coronavirus In The U.S.
Cases of COVID-19 have appeared throughout the country, but certain areas have been hit harder than others. Find out how many cases and deaths have been reported in each state.

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Apr 05, 2020

Australian Officials Launch Criminal Investigation Into Ruby Princess Cruise Ship
Nearly 2,700 passengers aboard the Ruby Princess left the ship freely, though some were experiencing flu-like symptoms.

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Apr 05, 2020

Trump Again Speaks In Favor Of Anti-Malaria Drug As Coronavirus Treatment
The drug has not been proven to be an effective treatment for coronavirus.

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Apr 05, 2020

Trump Again Speaks In Favor Of Anti-Malaria Drug As Unproven Coronavirus Treatment
The drug has not yet been proven to be an effective treatment for coronavirus.

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Apr 05, 2020

Watch Live: White House To Hold Coronavirus Briefing, As U.S. Death Toll Nears 10,000
"This is going to be the hardest and the saddest week of most Americans' lives, quite frankly," the U.S. surgeon general warned.

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Apr 05, 2020

Boris Johnson Hospitalized For Testing After Coronavirus Diagnosis
The prime minister tested positive for the coronavirus on March 27. He was admitted to a hospital Sunday as a "precautionary step," his office said.

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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

Pope Francis Livestreams Palm Sunday Mass In An 'Empty' St. Peter's Amid The Pandemic
Tens of thousands would usually gather for the traditional service that launches Holy Week. But Francis was joined by just a few nuns, prelates and laypeople, adhering to social distancing guidelines.

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Apr 05, 2020

Pope Francis Livestreams Palm Sunday Mass In An Empty St. Peter's Amid The Pandemic
In what the Vatican said was a historical first, Palm Sunday Mass was celebrated in St. Peter's Basilica without a congregation. Pope Francis was the sole celebrant.

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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

Biden: The Democratic Convention May Need To Be A Virtual Event This Year
The party's nominating convention had already been delayed a month, with a possible format change.

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Apr 05, 2020

Queen Elizabeth II Addresses U.K. In Rare Televised Speech About The Coronavirus
The 93-year-old monarch urged self-discipline and resolve amid the pandemic. "I hope in the years to come everyone will be able to take pride in how they responded to this challenge."

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Apr 05, 2020

Queen Elizabeth II To Address U.K. In Rare Televised Speech About The Coronavirus
The 93-year-old monarch is expected to urge self-discipline and resolve amid the pandemic. "I hope in the years to come everyone will be able to take pride in how they responded to this challenge."

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Apr 05, 2020

PHOTOS: Coronavirus Kept People Out Of Beijing's Parks. Now They're Coming Back
As restrictions are relaxed in parts of China where the coronavirus struck, residents in Beijing are cautiously returning to the public spaces they love.

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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

Gig Workers Struggle To Get Financial Help During Pandemic
Gig companies like Instacart and Uber promise financial assistance to workers affected by the coronavirus. But some workers are finding it hard to get that aid.

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Apr 05, 2020

How Multigenerational Families Manage 'Social Distancing' Under One Roof
There can be emotional and financial strength in a close, multigenerational family, those who live with kids and grandparents say. Now they're finding ways to keep members safe and sane in a pandemic.

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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

The Coronavirus Is Hurting Travel, So Greece Has Begun Offering Virtual Tourism
Greece is looking at enormous losses in a main industry due to COVID-19. Authorities have launched a website for virtual visits "until we can all be together in person again," a tourism official says.

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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

Little Demons, Death And Biting Dogs: How We Picture Disease
Today's cartoonists are depicting the novel coronavirus as an angry, spiky ball — reflecting our knowledge of viruses. But before we knew what they looked like, we imagined disease differently.

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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 05, 2020

The Beat Goes On: High School Choirs Improvise In The Age Of Coronavirus
After cancelled musicals and spring concerts, choral directors across the country are going the extra mile to have their students' voices heard.

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Apr 05, 2020

Processing Social Distancing With Haiku
Practicing social distancing to slow the spread of the coronavirus has quickly changed the way we live. As a way to process that change, Life Kit asked folks to write and share haikus.

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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

Kobe Bryant Elected To Hall Of Fame In Posthumous 'Peak Of His Career'
The Los Angeles Laker legend, who died shockingly more than two months ago, headlined a star-studded 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame class on Saturday that also includes Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett.

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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

'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

German, French Officials Accuse U.S. Of Diverting Supplies
Officials in France and Germany have accused the U.S. of intercepting medical supplies as President Trump ordered an American company to stop exports. Governors complain of a "wild west" in bidding.

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Apr 04, 2020

U.K. Cellphone Towers Ablaze As Conspiracy Theories Link 5G Networks To COVID-19
Unsubstantiated claims drawing links between the pandemic and the communications technology are troubling British telecom authorities. At least three fires have been reported amid these rumors.

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Apr 04, 2020

CDC Unveils 1st National Coronavirus Pandemic Tracking System
The federal agency will start producing a weekly update based on testing and reports from doctors and hospitals around the country of people being getting pneumonia and diagnosed with COVID-19.

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Apr 04, 2020

Federal Government Implements Relief As Nation Reels From Coronavirus Pandemic
Amid record unemployment, the White House aims to quickly set up loan and direct payment policies to help bolster American families and businesses.

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Apr 04, 2020

Watch: Coronavirus Task Force Holds Daily Briefing
Amid record unemployment, the White House aims to quickly set up loan and direct payment policies to help bolster American families and businesses.

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Apr 04, 2020

Trump Warns 'One Of The Toughest Weeks' Is Ahead, Says To Brace For 'A Lot Of Death'
The president offered a dire outlook on Saturday for the week to come, yet also said "some hard decisions are going to have to be made" regarding social distancing guidelines.

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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

Setting The Record Straight In Another Week Of Trump And Coronavirus
There are lots of questions about the novel coronavirus that we try to answer, including whether we should wear masks, if the U.S. is testing enough and if there's a drug that can treat COVID-19.

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Apr 04, 2020

Heads Bow And Sirens Wail As China Observes Day Of Mourning Amid Pandemic
More than 3,300 people have died of COVID-19 in China since the coronavirus surfaced there late last year. On Saturday, residents expressed their grief for the neighbors they've lost so far.

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Apr 04, 2020

In The 1930s, Works Program Spelled HOPE For Millions Of Jobless Americans
Few episodes in American government have left as permanent an imprint on the national memory. And perhaps none has left so much of a visible legacy on the American landscape.

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Apr 04, 2020

Supreme Court Delays Oral Arguments, Hinting Some May Be Decided Next Term
But other cases may have to be decided sooner, among them those involving subpoenas for Donald Trump's financial records, and cases involving the Electoral College.

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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

'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

'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

Jared Kushner's Role In Coronavirus Response Draws Scrutiny, Criticism
The president's son-in-law and senior adviser has emerged as a key figure in the Trump administration's response to the outbreak.

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Apr 04, 2020

'The Wuhan I Know': A Comic About The City Behind The Coronavirus Headlines
Laura Gao is a native of Wuhan, China — where the cordonavirus outbreak began. As the virus spread, Wuhan captured the world's attention. Her comic offers a personal look at the city she loves.

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Apr 04, 2020

COMIC: Grocery Workers Are Essential, And Feeling The Strain
"I feel happy to have a job that is important," says a clerk in Portland, Ore. "But safe? No way!" A graphic artist relays the worries, pleas and pride from key workers on the pandemic's front line.

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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 04, 2020

Ben Gibbard: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert
The Death Cab For Cutie frontman performs a new song and pays tribute to Fountains of Wayne songwriter Adam Schlesinger in this quarantine concert.

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Apr 03, 2020

Shoppers In Mexico Are Panic-Buying Beer During The Coronavirus Crisis
To the shock of many, alcoholic beverage production was listed as a nonessential business during the shutdown to aid social distancing. Then came the beer hoarding.

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Apr 03, 2020

Airlines Apply For Relief Payments Amid Coronavirus Slowdown
In return for a share of billions of dollars, the companies must say how they expect to pay it back and not lay off workers through Sept. 30, among other restrictions.

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Apr 03, 2020

FACT CHECK: Premature — Trump Continues To Claim Drug Can Treat Coronavirus
Lab studies have shown hydroxychloroquine has blocked the coronavirus from entering cells, but scientists have not reported results yet of whether it can work as a treatment.

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Apr 03, 2020

A New 'The Office' Comedy For The COVID-19 Era?
The executive producers of The Office say they plan to begin work on a new remote workplace comedy, inspired by the "new normal" of the COVID-19 crisis.

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Apr 03, 2020

Laid-Off Flight Attendants Find New Work Fighting COVID-19
Some airlines largely idled by the coronavirus crisis are beginning to retrain some of their flight crews to assist in hospitals and nursing homes.

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Apr 03, 2020

Answering Your Coronavirus Questions: Giving Back, Online Dating And Mexico
On this broadcast of The National Conversation, we answer your questions about ways to can give back, the latest from Mexico and online dating, and an epidemiologist tackles all aspects of the virus.

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Apr 03, 2020

Medicare For All Coronavirus Patients? But Who Exactly Qualifies?
The Trump administration decided against opening special window for Affordable Care Act sign ups. "It's like they're twisting themselves into pretzels to avoid anything" Obamacare, said one.

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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

China Enters The Next Phase of Its COVID-19 Outbreak: Suppression
Researchers are looking at how China emerges from one of the largest lockdowns in human history — and whether the dropoff in new cases continues.

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Apr 03, 2020

Coronavirus FAQs: Is A Homemade Mask Effective? And What's The Best Way To Wear One?
The Centers for Disease Control is now recommending cloth face-coverings for the general public. If you have questions, we have answers.

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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

Senator Asks FTC To Investigate Zoom's 'Deceptive' Security Claims
Lawmakers and state attorneys general are scrutinizing the popular video conferencing company for potential violations, after users reported harassment and researchers uncovered security flaws.

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Apr 03, 2020

Senator: Zoom Deceived Users Over Its Security Claims
Lawmakers and state attorneys general are scrutinizing the popular video conferencing company for potential violations, after users reported harassment and researchers uncovered security flaws.

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Apr 03, 2020

In Russia, Health Services Struggle As Exasperation Grows Over Coronavirus Aid Abroad
Some Russians are miffed at seeing high-profile deliveries of lifesaving gear to other countries when they know their own health services are under-equipped to handle the COVID-19 outbreak.

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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

Whaddaya Knead? Yeast And Baking Powder Top America's Shopping Lists
As stay-at-home orders set in across the country, Americans are still buying more staple foods than normal, but the spikes in purchases are slightly calmer than a few weeks ago.

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Apr 03, 2020

One More Coronavirus Problem: Accurate Weather Forecasts
Weather forecast models rely on commercial airplanes for massive amounts of real-time data. With widespread flight cancellations, meteorologists are concerned.

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Apr 03, 2020

Children May Miss Meals As School Food Service Workers Fall Ill
After schools shut their doors in response to the coronavirus, districts raced to continue getting meals to students. Now, those efforts may be faltering.

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Apr 03, 2020

After Outcry Over Navy Captain Relieved Of Command, Assurances He Won't Be Expelled
A highly critical letter from Capt. Brett Crozier that was leaked to the media cost him his command of the coronavirus-infected USS Roosevelt. Now the man who fired him says he's not being discharged.

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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

Pandemic Claims The Lives Of Doctors In The Philippines At Startling Rates
At least 136 people have died of COVID-19 in the Philippines. At least 14 of them, likely more, were doctors.

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Apr 03, 2020

White House Stresses Payments Will Come Soon, As Unemployment Soars
The Trump administration has promised that the first direct payments to taxpayers will arrive in two weeks. The White House has scheduled a briefing on its coronavirus response for 5 p.m. ET.

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Apr 03, 2020

Trump Says Hospitals Will Be Reimbursed For Treating The Uninsured
Hospitals will be reimbursed by the federal government through the historic economic relief package to treat uninsured patients infected with the coronavirus, the president said.

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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

N.J. Governor Wants More Ventilators From Stockpile: 'We Need The Feds To Step Up'
Phil Murphy says he asked for 2,500, but has so far received only 850. And of those, some "were not at the level they needed to be."

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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

Scientists Probe How Coronavirus Might Travel Through The Air
Simply talking could produce tiny particles of mucus and saliva that might carry the coronavirus, experts say. How much these airborne particles matter for the spread of this disease is controversial.

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Apr 03, 2020

Spain Briefly Passes Italy In COVID-19 Cases But Officials See Growth Rate Slowing
Despite the increase, Spain's figures suggest the rate of new infections has begun to slow, according to a spokeswoman for the government's health emergency center.

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Apr 03, 2020

White House To Give Coronavirus Test To People 'In Close Proximity' To Trump, Pence
President Trump told reporters on Thursday that he had taken a second coronavirus test, which was negative.

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Apr 03, 2020

Coronavirus Testing Backlogs Continue As Laboratories Struggle To Keep Up With Demand
One big commercial testing lab revealed a backlog of at least 115,000 test, illustrating the scope of the coronavirus testing problems.

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Apr 03, 2020

1 Million Bangladeshi Garment Workers Lose Jobs Amid COVID-19 Economic Fallout
"Please don't give up on us," the president of the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association said in a YouTube plea addressed to global buyers. "Kindly do not let go of our hands."

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Apr 03, 2020

Bill Withers, Singer-Songwriter Of 'Ain't No Sunshine,' Has Died At Age 81
The soulful artist behind a number of 1970s hits died Monday of heart disease. He created all of his hits in a 14-year recording career before walking away from the music business.

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Apr 03, 2020

Corpses Lie For Days As Ecuador Struggles To Keep Up With COVID-19 Deaths
The epicenter of the country's outbreak is the port city of Guayaquil, where cadavers are lying in the streets and in homes.

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Apr 03, 2020

Peru, Panama Limit Movement By Gender In Bid To Slow The Coronavirus
The rules unveiled this week allow men and women to leave their homes only on separate days of the week. "We have to get fewer people on the streets every day," said Peru's president, Martín Vizcarra.

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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

After Fleeing Crisis, Venezuelan Migrants Now Struggle In Coronavirus Lockdown
Colombia is home to about 1.7 million who fled neighboring Venezuela in recent years. Now that it has shut down to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, the migrants say they are extra vulnerable.

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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

Companies Tied To W.Va. Governor To Pay $5 Million In Mining Violations
Coal mining companies linked to billionaire Gov. Jim Justice and his family have agreed to pay the government more than $5 million in delinquent mine safety fines.

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Apr 03, 2020

'Mike Borrowed My Credibility And Abused It': Fired Bloomberg Campaign Workers Speak
Mike Bloomberg's presidential bid didn't last long, but he promised staffers jobs through November. Now some who were abruptly laid off during a pandemic are detailing how they say they were misled.

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Apr 03, 2020

Ventilator Shortages Loom As States Ponder Rules For Rationing
Many states are projected to have excessive demand for ventilator machines in the coming weeks, but no state government has formally asked hospitals to prepare for difficult and complex crisis triage.

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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 Must For Millions, Zoom Has A Dark Side — And An FBI Warning
Federal and state law enforcement are asking questions about Zoom's security and privacy policies, as millions flock to the videoconferencing service for meetings, classes and social gatherings.

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Apr 03, 2020

The Coronavirus Small Business Loan Program: What You Need To Know
Congress has made $349 billion available in loans to small businesses, much of which may be forgivable. Here's what to know about how this might work for your small business.

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