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 2020-03-28 14:21 

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On Wall Street, some optimism penetrates the uncertainty...

Stocks rallied this week as Washington acted to provide $2.2 trillion of relief to an economy shocked by the coronavirus outbreak, leaving some on Wall Street cautiously optimistic that the......

 2020-03-28 14:09 

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E-learning a challenge Chicago schools amid virus closures...

CHICAGO (AP) — Unprecedented school closures in Illinois caused by the coronavirus pandemic have left many school systems with a major challenge to improve e-learning methods.Schools are......

 2020-03-28 14:08 

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U.S. Navy hospital ship heading to NYC for coronavirus aid...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will send off a naval hospital ship Saturday before it heads to New York City, as he aims to highlight the federal response to the coronavirus......

 2020-03-28 13:45 

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'Officers are scared out there': Coronavirus hits US police...

WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich. (AP) — More than a fifth of Detroit's police force is quarantined; two officers have died from coronavirus and at least 39 have tested positive, including the chief of......

 2020-03-28 13:36 

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Barcelona donates 30,000 masks to help fight coronavirus...

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona has delivered 30,000 masks to the Catalonia government to help fight the coronavirus pandemic, the club said Saturday.The masks were made in China and......

 2020-03-28 13:24 

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Outbreak at LI elderly housing complex has relatives fearful...

In less than two weeks, the coronavirus has claimed six lives at one Long Island retirement community and left residents there isolated from loved-ones barred from visiting."I have a......

 2020-03-28 13:21 

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Fear behind bars as the coronavirus spreads...

Something was wrong. The chow hall line at New York's Rikers Island jail had halted. For three hours, the men stood and waited, without food, until a correctional officer quietly delivered the......

 2020-03-28 13:19 

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump a rosy outlier on science of the virus...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Groundless assurances keep coming from President Donald Trump, a rosy outlier on the science of the coronavirus pandemic.It's been that way since before the virus spread......

 2020-03-28 12:53 

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Colleges team up to celebrate Women's History Month...

BOSTON (AP) — Two colleges in Boston are marking the end of Women's History Month with an open event to update and enhance the Wikipedia entries of several female activists."Digitizing......

 2020-03-28 12:43 

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Living outside lockdown: Barbers, beauty shops still open...

ELGIN, S.C. (AP) — With South Carolina's first coronavirus hot spot just a short jaunt up the highway, Johellen Lee hadn't been out for anything but groceries for nearly a month."I looked......

 2020-03-28 11:53 

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Guinea voters back change that could extend president's rule...

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Guinea has voted to change its constitution, according to provisional results from a referendum that could see the West African country's president remain in power for two......

 2020-03-28 11:08 

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Virus prevention measures turn violent in parts of Africa...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Police fired tear gas at a crowd of Kenyan ferry commuters as the country's first day of a coronavirus curfew slid into chaos. Elsewhere, officers were captured in mobile phone......

 2020-03-28 10:30 

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A walk through town: Families, coronavirus and togetherness...

GLEN ALLEN, Va. (AP) — In a quiet suburb just north of Richmond, Virginia, a mother and her three children spend a weekday afternoon planting a small garden of spinach, red cabbage and lettuce.......

 2020-03-28 09:51 

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China sends medical aid to Pakistan to combat virus outbreak...

ISLAMABAD (AP) — China has sent a plane loaded with medical personnel and supplies to aid Pakistan in the fight against the spread of the coronavirus in one of the world's most populous nations,......

 2020-03-28 09:16 

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Indian authorities send buses to take unemployed to villages...

NEW DELHI (AP) — Authorities sent a fleet of buses to the outskirts of India's capital on Saturday to meet an exodus of migrant workers desperately trying to reach their home villages during the......

 2020-03-28 08:22 

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AP PHOTOS: Italy's front-line medical heroes, in portraits...

ROME (AP) — Their eyes are tired. Their cheekbones rubbed raw from protective masks. They don't smile.The doctors and nurses on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic in Italy are......

 2020-03-28 08:15 

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Plans to fly German vacationers home from Australia in doubt...

SYDNEY (AP) — Authorities on Saturday were still hoping to fly 800 cruise ship passengers from Australia to Germany this weekend, but a sharp overnight rise in cases of the new coronavirus on......

 2020-03-28 07:23 

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AP Week in Pictures, Global...

MARCH 21 - 27, 2020This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers around the world.The gallery was curated by AP......

 2020-03-28 07:22 

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The Latest: Sri Lanka arrests thousands for violating curfew...

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can......

 2020-03-28 07:10 

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With virus, cherished Mideast traditions come to abrupt halt...

BAGHDAD (AP) — Under the sign "Take out only" and a tall bottle of antiseptic by his side, Mazin Hashim, 54, rearranged the coals heating a water pipe outside his famed cafe in Baghdad.He......

 2020-03-28 06:18 

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Australian pro soccer player tests positive for coronavirus...

SYDNEY (AP) — An A-League soccer player has become the first Australian professional footballer to test positive for the new coronavirus.The unnamed player, who plays for the Newcastle Jets......

 2020-03-28 05:46 

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UK's Johnson virus positive as new outbreaks appear in US...

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson became the first leader of a major country to test positive for the coronavirus while disturbing new outbreaks appeared in the United States, deaths surged in......

 2020-03-28 05:41 

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Crystal ball: Projecting the upcoming NFL schedule...

Besides the draft, the other big event on April's NFL calendar is the release of the regular-season schedule. Teams have known their opponents since late December, but Howard Katz and his......

 2020-03-28 05:41 

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Celtics coach adjusting to NBA's virus-imposed stoppage...

BOSTON (AP) — Celtics coach Brad Stevens can only remember leaving his home on a few occasions over the past two weeks.It is part of the new status quo for coaches and players across the......

 2020-03-28 05:41 

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Athletic trainers contributing to fight against coronavirus...

Athletic trainers across the country are changing their routines and joining the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.The National Athletic Trainers Association put together an app aimed......

 2020-03-28 05:03 

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Students provide sanitizers to daily workers to fight virus...

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — They toil on the fringes, without any job security or set hours or decent wages. And the coronavirus has made their already difficult lives harder, and more......

 2020-03-28 04:55 

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Joseph Lowery, civil rights leader and MLK aide, dies at 98...

ATLANTA (AP) — The Rev. Joseph E. Lowery fought to end segregation, lived to see the election of the country's first black president and echoed the call for "justice to roll down like waters and......

 2020-03-28 04:54 

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Civil rights leader, MLK aide Joseph Lowery dies at 98...

ATLANTA (AP) — The Rev. Joseph E. Lowery, a veteran civil rights leader who helped the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. found the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and fought against racial......

 2020-03-28 04:54 

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Civil rights leader Joseph Lowery, who served with King and gave Obama's inaugural benediction, has died at 98...

ATLANTA (AP) — Civil rights leader Joseph Lowery, who served with King and gave Obama's inaugural benediction, has died at 98....

 2020-03-28 04:38 

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Virus coordinator Birx is Trump's data-whisperer...

WASHINGTON (AP) — For many in the public health and political worlds, Dr. Deborah Birx is the sober scientist advising an unpredictable president. She's the data whisperer who will help steer......

 2020-03-28 04:37 

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Virus delays review of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The 191 parties to the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty have decided to postpone a conference to review its implementation because of the coronavirus pandemic, the United......

 2020-03-28 04:32 

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Hawks no more: Fiscal conservatives embrace rescue package...

NEW YORK (AP) — Republicans who have spent the past decade howling about the danger of ballooning deficits embraced the mammoth coronavirus rescue package approved by Congress this week, shrugging......

 2020-03-28 03:58 

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UN chief says misinformation about COVID-19 is new enemy...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Friday the world is not only fighting the "common enemy" of the coronavirus "but our enemy is also the growing surge of......

 2020-03-28 02:16 

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Rumors hampering fight against coronavirus in South Asia...

NEW DELHI (AP) — The message started with an outlandish claim: The coronavirus was retreating in India because of "cosmic-level sound waves" created by a collective cheer citizens had been asked......

 2020-03-28 01:57 

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Shop sells 'hundreds' of doughnuts starring Dr. Fauci's face...

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York doughnut shop is featuring the likeness of the doctor leading the country's battle with coronavirus on its sweet treats.Donuts Delite in......

 2020-03-28 01:38 

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California governor commutes sentences, including for murder...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday pardoned five people who already served their time and commuted the sentences of 21 state prison inmates, including more than a......

 2020-03-28 01:26 

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California restaurants say 30% to close without state aid...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As many as 30,000 California restaurants could close permanently because of coronavirus restrictions that have shuttered dining rooms and led to widespread layoffs, the industry......

 2020-03-28 00:48 

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Noem signs hemp and other bills, but says budget in doubt...

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Gov. Kristi Noem on Friday signed 15 bills that allocate millions of dollars to South Dakota programs, including industrial hemp, but offered no guarantee on whether the......

 2020-03-28 00:14 

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Cape Fear Valley Health to furlough about 300 workers...

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Cape Fear Valley Health will temporarily furlough approximately 300 employees starting Sunday to reduce spread of the new coronavirus, officials with the health system......

 2020-03-28 00:01 

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April special elections move ahead amid COVID0-19 concerns...

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Bond and levy elections in several jurisdictions in nine counties will move ahead at the end of April after Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee declined a request by Secretary of......

 2020-03-27 23:21 

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Judge mulls request to release migrant children over virus...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge on Friday said she doesn't want a sudden, large-scale release of immigrant children from U.S. government custody but wants to know why they're still being held......

 2020-03-27 23:15 

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Sheriff: Girl, 4, found in woods; had been missing 2 days...

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Searchers on Friday found a 4-year-old girl who had been missing for two days in a wooded area in east Alabama.The girl was in good condition with a dog at her side......

 2020-03-27 23:01 

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MLB final pitch could be closer to Christmas than Halloween...

NEW YORK (AP) — If the final pitch of the 2020 baseball season comes closer to Christmas than Halloween, that's fine with the players.Major League Baseball owners ratified a 17-page......

 2020-03-27 22:56 

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Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows:ABC's "This Week" — White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow; Gov. John Bel Edwards, D-La.; former White House homeland security......

 2020-03-27 22:55 

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'The day the music died': Coronavirus tests New Orleans...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — There were the great fires of 1788 and 1794 and the multiple yellow fever outbreaks of the 1800s. Hurricane Betsy hit in 1965, Hurricane Katrina in 2005, and the memories linger......

 2020-03-27 22:54 

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Distance learning poses challenges for students, teachers...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Students and teachers at all levels of education are transitioning from classroom to computer as the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases continues to rise. Not every subject......

 2020-03-27 22:41 

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6 feet, at least: Distance no problem in House virus debate...

WASHINGTON (AP) — They sprayed. They wiped. At least two donned gloves.Politicians love to promise to clean house in Washington. For a change Friday, they followed through when the actual......

 2020-03-27 22:31 

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Highlights of Trump-signed $2.2T economic relief package...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Highlights of a $2.2 trillion package to help businesses, workers and a health care system staggered by the coronavirus that President Donald Trump signed into law Friday after......

 2020-03-27 22:29 

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AP Sources: Alleged Maduro co-conspirator is in DEA custody...

MIAMI (AP) — A retired Venezuelan army general indicted alongside Nicols Maduro has surrendered in Colombia and is being taken by Drug Enforcement Administration agents to New York for......

 2020-03-27 22:23 

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In reversal, Trump uses Defense Production Act for virus aid...

WASHINGTON (AP) — After days of pleading from the nation's governors, President Donald Trump took steps Friday to expand the federal government's role in helping to produce critically needed......

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