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Apr 08, 2020

Coronavirus live updates: US may investigate WHO's handling of pandemic
More than 1.4 million people around the world have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and over 82,000 of them have died since the virus emerged in China back in December.

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Apr 08, 2020

CDC weighs loosening guidelines for some exposed to virus
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is considering changing its guidelines for self-isolation to make it easier for those who have been exposed to someone with the coronavirus to return to work if they are asymptomatic

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Apr 08, 2020

Coronavirus economic updates: Markets edge upwards
Here is all the latest on how the COVID-19-induced economic crisis is unfolding.

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Apr 08, 2020

Explosion on road in southeast Turkey kills 5
Officials say an improvised explosive device went off on a road in southeast Turkey, killing five forestry workers traveling to work

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Apr 08, 2020

Passover in isolation dampens holiday mood in Israel
Israeli Jews have been forced to scale back or cancel beloved traditions and rituals marking the start of Passover, the holiday celebrating the Israelites' freedom from Egyptian bondage

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Apr 08, 2020

Authorities: Suspect in Tennessee stabbing was truck driver
Authorities in Tennessee say a man who fatally stabbed three employees and wounded a customer at a travel center was a truck driver from North Carolina

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Apr 08, 2020

Damaging winds, hail and tornadoes forecast from Midwest to the South
Severe thunderstorms Tuesday brought damaging winds and huge hail for large parts of the U.S., from Wisconsin to Maryland. In western Pennsylvania, winds gusts reached 75 mph, which caused a roof to come off a church. No known injuries were reported. Up to baseball size hail also fell in Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa. A new storm system Wednesday will bring more severe thunderstorms to the Midwest and the South, from St. Louis to Nashville, Tennessee, and Atlanta. The biggest threat with these severe thunderstorms will be damaging winds and massive hail. Tornadoes cannot be ruled out with this storm. Meanwhile along the West Coast, more than 7 inches of rain fell in the last three days in Los Angeles County. This caused localized flash flooding throughout southern California. This storm also dropped significant snow; up to 14 inches fell in the San Bernardino Mountains outside of Los Angeles. Record rainfall fell Tuesday in San Diego, where localized flooding of streets and...

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Apr 08, 2020

UK govt tries to advance virus response with Johnson in ICU
Boris Johnson's spokesman says the British prime minister is "responding to treatment" but remains in intensive care with the new coronavirus

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Apr 08, 2020

Fiat Chrysler recalls vehicles to fix backup camera displays
Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 365,000 vehicles mainly in North America because the rear view camera image can stay illuminated longer than allowed

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Apr 08, 2020

Coronavirus scams: guard against fraud cures and other cons
Watchdog groups are warning of a surging number of scams that target people who fear COVID-19 or need money due to lost income

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Apr 08, 2020

Father arrested for playing with daughter in park, citing coronavirus restrictions
The police department has apologized for the arrest, calling it an "overreach."

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Apr 08, 2020

Tokyo Olympic flame taken off display; next stop unclear
The Tokyo Olympic flame has been taken off public display in Japan

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Apr 08, 2020

Coronavirus live updates: China lifts lockdown in Wuhan where global pandemic began
More than 1.4 million people around the world have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and over 82,000 of them have died since the virus emerged in China back in December.

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Apr 08, 2020

Intelligence report warned of coronavirus crisis as early as November: Sources
"Analysts concluded it could be a cataclysmic event," a source says.

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Apr 08, 2020

New York coronavirus deaths see record jump; musician John Prine dies
New York state's total number of coronavirus fatalities has reached 5,489.

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Apr 07, 2020

Coronavirus live updates: NY deaths see record jump; musician John Prine dies
New York state's total number of coronavirus fatalities has reached 5,489.

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Apr 07, 2020

Acting Navy secretary resigns after carrier remarks, Esper names replacement
Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly has submitted his resignation over his faulty handling of aircraft carrier infected by coronavirus.

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Apr 07, 2020

Coronavirus live updates: New York death toll has largest single-day jump
New York state's total number of coronavirus fatalities has reached 5,489.

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Apr 07, 2020

'Hot mess': Small businesses besieged by problems getting coronavirus loans
Small businesses say they're struggling getting Paycheck Protection Plan loans.

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Apr 07, 2020

Coronavirus economic updates: Markets close flat after Monday's surge
The health crisis has quickly turned into an economic one.

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Apr 07, 2020

WATCH: Coronavirus daily update: April 7, 2020
The latest news and biggest developments to keep you informed about the deadly pandemic.

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Apr 07, 2020

Treasury requests $250 billion more for small business relief
The federally-backed loans for small businesses were rapidly depleted just a few days after the program began Friday.

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Apr 07, 2020

Victim's family says they weren't told of violent offender's release amid COVID-19
Violent offenders were released from jail before completing their sentence.

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Apr 07, 2020

Trump abruptly removes inspector general named to oversee $2T in stimulus spending
President Donald Trump on Tuesday abruptly removed the inspector general just named to oversee $2 trillion in stimulus spending.

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Apr 07, 2020

Coronavirus map: Tracking the spread in the US and around the world
The novel coronavirus outbreak began in China in late December. There are over 1.3 million confirmed cases worldwide and over 379,000 in the United States.

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Apr 07, 2020

As flights are canceled amid coronavirus, officer sues United Airlines for refund
Police officer sues United Airlines over ticket refunds

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Apr 07, 2020

Coronavirus death toll likely worse than numbers say
Experts say the more than 10,000 deaths is an undercount, full picture unknown.

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Apr 07, 2020

Unemployment, isolation: COVID-19's mental health impact
Even when the medical threat of coronavirus disappears, psychiatrists say people across the globe will battle psychological scars for years.

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Apr 07, 2020

Coronavirus live updates: New York death toll has largest single-day jump, Cuomo says
New York state's total number of coronavirus fatalities has reached 5,489.

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Apr 07, 2020

Trump sidelines watchdog tapped for virus rescue oversight
President Donald Trump has sidelined the inspector general who was tapped to chair a special oversight board of the $2.2 trillion rescue package for businesses and individuals affected by the coronavirus

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Apr 07, 2020

Recovering coronavirus patient on ICU experience: 'I owe my life to a ventilator'
David Lat talks about his experience in the ICU at NYU Langone, where he battled the novel coronavirus, COVID-19.

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Apr 07, 2020

Grisham leaving as White House press secretary after holding no formal briefings
Stephanie Grisham is leaving as White House press secretary after less than a year and holding no formal briefings.

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Apr 07, 2020

With no theaters, film fans find ways to gather virtually
Movie theaters may be closed, but friends are still finding ways to watch together while staying apart thanks to applications like Netflix Party

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Apr 07, 2020

'Pharma Bro' wants out of prison to research coronavirus
Convicted former drug company CEO Martin Shkreli wants out of prison so he can help research a treatment for the coronavirus

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Apr 07, 2020

Auto insurance companies returning $800M in premiums during COVID-19
Two companies announced premium relief plans amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Apr 07, 2020

As ventilator demand grows, officials look to nursing home supply
The crush of COVID-19 patients is overwhelming the health care system.

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Apr 07, 2020

The real problem with single-use plastic gloves during coronavirus
Officials around the world urge communities to dispose single use plastic gloves properly to prevent litter and to stop more germs from spreading.

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Apr 07, 2020

Israeli security agency says it arrested alleged Iran spy
Israel's domestic security agency says it has arrested an Israeli citizen alleged to have spied for Iran

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Apr 07, 2020

Coronavirus live updates: 'Light at the end of this tunnel,' US surgeon general says
Worldwide, more than 1.3 million people have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and over 74,000 of them have died since the virus emerged in China back in December.

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Apr 07, 2020

Birx avoids treating her grandchild with high fever, cites fear of infecting Trump
Coronavirus task force coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx avoided her grandchild with a 105 degree out of fear of infecting Trump, and also emphasized social distancing.

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Apr 07, 2020

Coronavirus economic updates: Markets spike, building off Monday's surge
The health crisis has quickly turned into an economic one.

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Apr 07, 2020

Online grocery services struggle to meet spike in demand
A pandemic forcing everyone to stay home could be the perfect moment for online grocery services

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Apr 07, 2020

Wisconsin election forges on as coronavirus keeps nation at standstill
After a chaotic series of emergency orders and legal challenges, Wisconsin's election is set to take place on Tuesday against the backdrop of the coronavirus crisis.

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Apr 07, 2020

Hackers' new target during pandemic: video conference calls
As businesses, schools, churches and others turn to video conference platforms to stay connected amid the global coronavirus pandemic, many have reported being attacked by uninvited guests

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Apr 07, 2020

Calls to US helpline jump 891%, as White House is warned of mental health crisis
Calls to U.S. helpline jump 891%, as White House is warned of mental health crisis

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Apr 07, 2020

Coronavirus live updates: Japan declares state of emergency over outbreak
Worldwide, more than 1.3 million people have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and over 74,000 of them have died since the virus emerged in China back in December.

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Apr 07, 2020

Acting Navy secretary apologizes for calling fired captain 'naive' and 'stupid'
In a reversal, the acting Navy secretary has apologized for calling the fired ship captain of the USS Theodore Roosevelt "too naive and too stupid."

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Apr 07, 2020

Military 3D-printing face shields, reusable N95 masks to address hospital shortages
The U.S. military is 3D-printing face shields, designing reusable plastic N95 masks and sewing surgical masks to increase the supply of critical medical equipment.

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Apr 07, 2020

Coronavirus live updates: China reports no new deaths for 1st time since January
Worldwide, more than 1.3 million people have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and over 74,000 of them have died since the virus emerged in China back in December.

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Apr 07, 2020

Before the White House, Trump called NIH 'terrible,' questioned vaccines
Trump's earlier views shed further light on the specific challenges - and criticisms - he now faces years later, as coronavirus continues to spread inside the U.S.

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Apr 07, 2020

Sheriff: Louisiana man kills kidnapped woman after escape
Authorities in Louisiana said a man kidnapped a woman and fatally shot her when she escaped

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Apr 07, 2020

Firefighters tackle forest fires near Chernobyl that caused radiation levels to rise
Ukrainian authorities have sought to calm fears around a forest fire burning in the contaminated zone around the Chernobyl nuclear power station.

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Apr 07, 2020

Trump and Biden have 'wonderful, warm' phone call
President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden had a "wonderful, warm" conversation about the nation's coronavirus response on Monday afternoon.

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Apr 06, 2020

CDC head downplays COVID-19 models, says deaths will be 'much lower' than projected
The CDC director said Monday that the death toll from the novel coronavirus will be "much, much, much lower" than models have projected.

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Apr 06, 2020

Australian court dismisses cardinal's sex abuse convictions
Cardinal George Pell is welcoming Australia's highest court clearing him of child sex crimes and says his trial had not been a referendum on the Catholic Church's handling of the clergy abuse crisis

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Apr 06, 2020

Coronavirus live updates: Death toll could be lower than projected, says CDC chief
A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has infected more than 1.3 million people worldwide.

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Apr 06, 2020

Shark kills Australian wildlife worker on Great Barrier Reef
A shark has fatally mauled a young Australian wildlife worker on the Great Barrier Reef

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Apr 06, 2020

US judge won't block gun store closures in Los Angeles
A federal judge is refusing to block Los Angeles officials from shutting down gun stores as nonessential businesses during the coronavirus pandemic

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Apr 06, 2020

Coronavirus government response updates: Trump, task force say mitigation is working
The White House coronavirus task force warns Americans to brace for a moment like 9/11 or Pearl Harbor. President Donald Trump pushes unproven antimalarial drug.

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Apr 06, 2020

Wisconsin Supreme Court blocks order by governor to stop in-person voting
Wisconsin's Democratic governor suspends in-person voting for Tuesday's election over coronavirus concerns, escalating tensions with the GOP.

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Apr 06, 2020

Coronavirus live updates: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson in intensive care
A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has infected more than 1.3 million people worldwide.

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Apr 06, 2020

Trump, other top officials, have yet to don masks in public despite CDC guidelines
The president and members of the coronavirus task force have yet to wear masks, participating in daily press conferences sans any facial covering.

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Apr 06, 2020

DIY masks may not protect you from COVID-19. But here's why it's smart to wear one
Wearing a cloth mask probably won't protect you. But that doesn't mean you should ignore the CDC's recommendation to wear one.

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Apr 06, 2020

Coronavirus live updates: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson taken to intensive care
A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has infected more than 1.3 million people worldwide.

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Apr 06, 2020

Wisconsin governor suspends in-person voting for Tuesday's election over coronavirus
Wisconsin's Democratic governor suspends in-person voting for Tuesday's election over coronavirus concerns, escalating tensions with the GOP.

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Apr 06, 2020

WATCH: Coronavirus daily update: April 06, 2020
The latest news and biggest developments to keep you informed about the deadly pandemic.

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Apr 06, 2020

Trump adviser Navarro clashes with Fauci on unproven drug to treat COVID-19
Trump trade adviser Peter Navarro is publicly pushing back against Dr. Anthony Fauci -- as Trump and Navarro tout hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19 & Fauci cautions.

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Apr 06, 2020

Coronavirus live updates: Over 10,000 dead in US
A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has infected more than 1.2 million people worldwide since the first cases were detected in China back in December.

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Apr 06, 2020

Pelosi forges ahead with 4th coronavirus relief bill despite naysayers
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is forging ahead on her plans to develop another coronavirus-related relief package to address the ongoing public health crisis.

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Apr 06, 2020

ACLU seeks release of federal prison inmates where 5 died
A new class-action lawsuit demands the release of hundreds of high-risk inmates at a federal prison in Louisiana where the coronavirus has claimed the lives of five prisoners and infected nearly two dozen others

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Apr 06, 2020

Coronavirus live updates: Cuomo calls virus 'enemy we have underestimated from day 1'
A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has infected more than 1.2 million people worldwide since the first cases were detected in China back in December.

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Apr 06, 2020

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Apr 06, 2020

Man's COVID-19 worries prompt murder-suicide: Authorities
Authorities say the bodies of a man and woman were found inside their suburban Chicago home in what authorities say was a murder-suicide that was apparently prompted by the man's concern that they had the coronavirus

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Apr 06, 2020

Ireland's prime minister to work as doctor during coronavirus epidemic
Leo Varadkar was a general practitioner in Dublin before entering politics.

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Apr 06, 2020

3 in 4 US hospitals now facing coronavirus
"It's likely that every hospital in America is going to have to deal with this."

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Apr 06, 2020

Flash flooding, mudslides and snow for California, severe weather possible in Midwest
Up to 5 inches of rain fell over the weekend in southern California in Santa Barbara County causing some localized flooding.

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Apr 06, 2020

Governors plead for food stamp flexibility amid pandemic
There are only a handful of states in the country where food aid recipients can buy groceries online

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Apr 06, 2020

Trump sees limits of presidency in avoiding blame for virus
President Donald Trump is governing through the most dangerous practical and political crisis forced upon any U.S. leader in nearly a century

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Apr 06, 2020

US company poised to start COVID-19 vaccine safety test
A second U.S. company is poised to begin a small safety test of a vaccine against the new coronavirus

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Apr 06, 2020

Coronavirus economic updates: Futures on US financial markets point to opening spike
The health crisis has quickly turned into an economic one.

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Apr 06, 2020

US 'wasted' months before preparing for virus pandemic
The first alarms sounded in early January.

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Apr 06, 2020

Japan PM to declare state of emergency as early as Tuesday
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says that he will declare a state of emergency for Tokyo and six other prefectures as early as Tuesday to bolster measures to fight the coronavirus outbreak, but that there will be no hard lockdowns

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Apr 06, 2020

7-year-old boy shot in face and killed in drive-by shooting
A 7-year-old boy has been shot in the face and killed in a barrage of bullets during a drive-by shooting.

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Apr 06, 2020

Kansas City police: Officer accidentally shot neighbor
Kansas City police are investigating a shooting involving an off-duty officer who says he shot his neighbor when his service weapon unintentionally fired

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Apr 06, 2020

Nations flood economies with aid; airlines fly into storm
Central banks and governments continue to buy time, flooding their economies with trillions in aid

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Apr 06, 2020

Baltimore man killed while streaming party on Facebook Live
A Baltimore city councilman says a man who was hosting a "game night" party and streaming it live on Facebook was killed by an attacker who climbed into the property

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Apr 06, 2020

Coronavirus live updates: US Forces Japan declares public health emergency
A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has infected more than 1.2 million people worldwide since the first cases were detected in China back in December.

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Apr 06, 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson hospitalized with coronavirus
PM Boris Johnson was admitted to hospital with coronavirus symptoms Sunday night as the Queen made an emotional address to the nation.

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Apr 06, 2020

Tiger at zoo tests positive for coronavirus
A tiger at the Bronx Zoo in New York City has tested positive for the new coronavirus

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Apr 06, 2020

Answering the call: Working a coronavirus hotline
Multiple states have been bombarded with thousands of calls a day.

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Apr 06, 2020

Recovering from COVID-19: ABC's Bob Woodruff's son shares his story
Longtime ABC News Correspondent Bob Woodruff's 28 year-old son, Mack, has been diagnosed with COVID-19.

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Apr 06, 2020

Healthy 18-year-old on contracting COVID-19: 'It can happen to anyone'
Dimitri Mitchell has had no prior health complications. The Kirkwood Community College freshman began showing symptoms for COVID-19 March 13.

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Apr 06, 2020

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson hospitalized with virus
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to a hospital for tests, 10 days after being diagnosed with the new coronavirus

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Apr 05, 2020

With coronavirus apex still to come, some US hospitals reeling from capacity crunch
As the coronavirus crisis sweeps across the nation, hospitals administrators say their medical personnel are struggling to keep up with the flood of infected patients.

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Apr 05, 2020

Coronavirus live updates: More masks, ventilators on the way, Trump says
All 50 U.S. states and territories have now been approved for major disaster declarations, President Trump announced at the daily Coronavirus Task Force briefing.

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Apr 05, 2020

Taliban warn peace deal with US near breaking point
The Taliban say their peace deal with the United States was nearing a breaking point

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Apr 05, 2020

Puerto Rico imposes stricter COVID-19 measures
The ACLU says it it is seeking an injunction to block part of Puerto Rico's strict curfew against the new coronavirus, arguing that some of its restrictions are unconstitutional

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Apr 05, 2020

Wisconsin mayors seek to scrap in-person voting in last-ditch effort
As the novel coronavirus shutters nearly every aspect of American society, 10 mayors in Wisconsin are pushing for the pandemic to shut down one more: in-person voting.

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Apr 05, 2020

Tiger at NYC's Bronx Zoo tests positive for coronavirus
A tiger at the Bronx Zoo in New York City has tested positive for the new coronavirus

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Apr 05, 2020

'You are not alone': Chaplains provide emotional support to COVID-19 patients
Thousands of chaplains across the U.S. work in health care facilities to ensure patients, family members and hospital staff are "spiritually and emotionally supported."

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