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 2020-04-05 12:57 

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Trump uses coronavirus crisis to push his broader agenda...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is taking an old political adage to heart: Never let a crisis go to waste.The coronavirus is projected to kill more than 100,000 Americans. It has......

 2020-04-05 12:24 

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U.S. 'wasted' months before preparing for virus pandemic...

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the first alarms sounded in early January that an outbreak of a novel coronavirus in China might ignite a global pandemic, the Trump administration squandered nearly two......

 2020-04-05 12:22 

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Virus cancels anniversary event for deadly mine explosion...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A planned public gathering was shelved on the 10th anniversary of the worst U.S. mining disaster in decades. Heartfelt speeches gave way Sunday to silent remembrances and......

 2020-04-05 12:20 

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Forest fire near Chernobyl boosts radiation level...

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — A forest fire is burning in the evacuated area around the Chernobyl nuclear power plant and is causing elevated radiation levels, authorities said Sunday.The blaze has......

 2020-04-05 12:07 

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Jerusalem's Palm Sunday march scaled back due to coronavirus...

JERUSALEM (AP) — A small group of Franciscan monks and Roman Catholic faithful took to the streets of Jerusalem's Christian Quarter in the Old City Sunday to distribute olive branches after the......

 2020-04-05 12:00 

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Amid coronavirus pandemic, black mistrust of medicine looms...

NEW YORK (AP) — Just as the new coronavirus was declared a global pandemic, gym members in New York City frantically called the fitness center where Rahmell Peebles worked, asking him to freeze......

 2020-04-05 11:56 

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South Sudan has 1st virus case, is 51st country in Africa...

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Officials in South Sudan say the country has its first case of COVID-19, making it the 51st of Africa's 54 countries to have the disease.First Vice President Riek......

 2020-04-05 11:48 

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German pub takes novel approach to keep hard cider flowing...

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — How does a traditional German restaurant comply with the untraditional demands of the coronavirus era?Thomas Metzmacher was faced with the prospect of having to......

 2020-04-05 11:39 

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In years before outbreak, investment in public health shrunk...

In the decade before Michigan and its largest city became the latest hot spot for the deadly coronavirus, officials were steadily, and at times dramatically, cutting back on their first line of......

 2020-04-05 09:43 

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PALM SUNDAY: Pope celebrates without public in St. Peter's...

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is celebrating Palm Sunday Mass without the public, since the traditional ceremony in St. Peter's Square was scrapped because of the coronavirus pandemic.......

 2020-04-05 08:55 

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'Complete collapse of economies' ahead as Africa faces virus...

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Some of Uganda's poorest people used to work here, on the streets of Kampala, as fruit sellers sitting on the pavement or as peddlers of everything from handkerchiefs to......

 2020-04-05 07:41 

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The Latest: Americans take last chance to leave Nepal...

The Latest on the coronavir us 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......

 2020-04-05 07:38 

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AP PHOTOS: Bustling London life stilled by COVID-19 lockdown...

LONDON (AP) — When Associated Press photographer Frank Augstein moved to London in 2015, what struck him most was the crowds.Augstein, who grew up in a small town in western Germany,......

 2020-04-05 07:04 

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France turns to speedy trains to catch up in virus response...

PARIS (AP) — The high-speed train whooshing past historic World War I battle sites and through the chateau-speckled Loire Valley carried a delicate cargo: 20 critically ill COVID-19 patients and......

 2020-04-05 05:09 

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US braces for more virus deaths; Europe hopes crisis peaking...

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. warned of many more coronavirus deaths in the days ahead as the global pandemic muted traditional observances from family grave-cleaning ceremonies in China to Palm Sunday......

 2020-04-05 05:07 

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Coronavirus pandemic disrupts Appalachian Trail dreams...

COSBY, Tenn. (AP) — When Alexandra Eagle first mentioned plans to hike the entire Appalachian Trail alongside her new husband, her sister told her they'd either be divorced in five months or......

 2020-04-05 04:07 

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States lack key data on virus cases among medical workers...

SEATTLE (AP) — Experts and health officials who are trying to plan a response to the coronavirus outbreak are missing a critical piece of information — the number of health care workers who have......

 2020-04-05 02:25 

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Judges deny California inmate release request, cite US law...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Federal judges on Saturday refused on procedural grounds to order California to free thousands of prisoners to ease crowded conditions that attorneys representing inmates......

 2020-04-05 01:51 

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Two more Alaskans die of illness caused by coronavirus...

Two more Alaskans died of the COVID-19 illness brought on by the coronavirus and 14 more people were diagnosed with the disease, the state Department of Health and Social Services said Saturday.......

 2020-04-05 01:47 

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More than 300 virus deaths in WA, more than 7,500 cases...

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington health authorities say the number of deaths from COVID-19 in the state has reached 310.The state Department of Health released updated figures Saturday that also......

 2020-04-05 01:42 

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Oregon reports 4 more virus deaths, 100 new cases...

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Health Authority has reported four more coronavirus deaths, bringing the state's total number of deaths to 26.Authorities on Saturday also reported 100 new,......

 2020-04-05 00:09 

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'The Flash' actor Logan Williams dies at the age of 16...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Logan Williams, who appeared in CW's "The Flash" as the young Barry Allen, has died. He was 16.Williams' agent, Michelle Gauvin, says he died Thursday. Gauvin did......

 2020-04-04 23:40 

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San Francisco park's 150th birthday celebration goes online...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Golden Gate Park turns 150 years old on Saturday and the huge party to celebrate San Francisco's beloved treasure will, for the time being, take place online.......

 2020-04-04 22:40 

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Police arrest hospital aide in thefts of equipment, supplies...

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — A housekeeping employee at a Prescott hospital has been fired after being arrested on suspicion of stealing personal protective equipment and cleaning supplies in recent......

 2020-04-04 21:52 

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Trump meets with US pro sports leaders to discuss virus...

President Donald Trump met by phone with many U.S. pro sports leaders Saturday to discuss how that industry has been affected by the global coronavirus pandemic, saying he was looking forward to......

 2020-04-04 21:26 

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Alabama infections pass 1,500 as stay-home order takes hold...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Confirmed coronavirus infections in Alabama topped 1,500 on Saturday as residents statewide were placed under an emergency order requiring them to stay home as much as......

 2020-04-04 21:06 

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McLaughlin wins virtual IndyCar event racing from Australia...

Scott McLaughlin's real IndyCar debut is on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Australian V8 SuperCars champion isn't letting that stop him from learning how to virtually drive the......

 2020-04-04 21:03 

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Trump says 'toughest' weeks ahead as coronavirus spreads...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday that the United States was heading into what could be its "toughest" weeks as coronavirus cases swell nationwide. He warned states not to......

 2020-04-04 20:39 

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Elderly woman at Utah nursing home dies of the coronavirus...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An elderly woman at a nursing home in Salt Lake City has died of the coronavirus, state health officials said Saturday.The woman died Thursday, and three other......

 2020-04-04 20:21 

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The week that was: Stories from the coronavirus saga...

This past week, New York got worse — far worse. In New York City, as morgue space ran out, people started wondering where the bodies will go and the funeral industry struggled to keep up. On the......

 2020-04-04 20:14 

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Cooperative offers stressed dairy farmers incentive to quit...

WAUSAU, Wis. (AP) —WSAWA Wisconsin creamery cooperative is offering dairy farmers an incentive to quit an industry stung first by years of low milk prices and then by the......

 2020-04-04 20:06 

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Brazil lacks coronavirus tests, other equipment, report says...

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian health officials grappling with the new coronavirus outbreak have issued a stark warning about a lack of hospital beds, masks, testing devices and trained staff......

 2020-04-04 19:57 

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Report: COVID-19 deaths in Wisconsin up 19 from previous day...

MILWAUKEE (AP) — An update issued Saturday by the Wisconsin Department of Human Services shows an increase of 19 COVID-19 deaths from the previous day's report, raising the total number of deaths......

 2020-04-04 18:32 

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Officials: Detroit approaching 4,000 COVID-19 cases...

DETROIT (AP) — The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Detroit is nearing 4,000 while 129 people have died from the disease, according to the city's health department.Figures released......

 2020-04-04 18:21 

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Trump, Dems clash on boosting mail-in voting during pandemic...

WASHINGTON (AP) — While Wisconsin struggles to hold its primary on Tuesday, President Donald Trump and Democrats are bickering over how to provide voters with safe and secure access to a ballot as......

 2020-04-04 18:15 

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Nebraska governor extends order limiting gatherings...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Gov. Pete Ricketts has expanded to all 93 Nebraska counties an enforceable order that limits gatherings to fewer than 10 and closes many non-essential businesses and services.......

 2020-04-04 18:09 

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Amid virus, California moved slowly on nursing student rules...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Fearing an out-of-control coronavirus outbreak would overwhelm California's health care system, Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a statewide emergency on March 4. Within a week......

 2020-04-04 17:57 

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Actress-author Patricia Bosworth dies from coronavirus at 86...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Patricia Bosworth, an actress who once starred alongside Audrey Hepburn and later wrote biographies on several stars including Marlon Brando and Montgomery Clift, has died due......

 2020-04-04 17:51 

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Oklahoma death toll reaches 42 as virus outbreak continues...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Four more people have died in Oklahoma after contracting the coronavirus, bringing the state's death toll to 42, state health officials reported on Saturday.Another 171......

 2020-04-04 17:45 

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South Dakota tops 20 COVID-19 cases for 3rd straight day...

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota health officials on Saturday confirmed 25 new cases of the coronavirus, putting the state over the 200 mark in total cases.The state Department of......

 2020-04-04 17:42 

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Puerto Rico discovers protective supply cache amid COVID-19...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The suspected mismanagement of essential supplies during Hurricane Maria turned out to be a boon for Puerto Rico as it fights a rise in coronavirus cases.Health......

 2020-04-04 17:32 

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Civil rights hero Lowery honored at private Atlanta funeral...

ATLANTA (AP) — Family of the Rev. Joseph Lowery gathered Saturday for a small, private funeral for the civil rights veteran who worked closely with Martin Luther King Jr. and decades later......

 2020-04-04 17:27 

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South Dakota lawmaker dies of coronavirus...

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota state lawmaker who was among several family members to contract the coronavirus has died.State Rep. Bob Glanzer died at about 8 p.m. Friday at Avera......

 2020-04-04 17:21 

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Minnesota lists some senior centers with COVID19 cases...

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota health officials on Saturday named 32 senior living and other long-term care homes where residents or staffers have tested positive for COVID-19.The list on the......

 2020-04-04 17:08 

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Missouri seeks retired medical staff, others to fight virus...

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri is asking medical professionals who are not working to join a specialized state team that responds to critical health emergencies."We are calling on all......

 2020-04-04 17:06 

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Arkansas church to be told to halt large services amid virus...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas church that insisted it would continue meeting despite restrictions implemented by officials due to the coronavirus will be ordered to suspend large group......

 2020-04-04 16:57 

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Vermont Air Guard to keep flying F-35s during COVID-19...

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Air National Guard pilots are going to continue flying F-35 fighter planes while 50 air guard members are helping the state respond to the COVID-19 pandemic,......

 2020-04-04 16:56 

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5th death confirmed from outbreak at Tennessee nursing home...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A fifth person has died from a coronavirus outbreak at a Tennessee nursing home that saw more than 100 people test positive.Sumner Regional Medical Center spokesman......

 2020-04-04 16:48 

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Virus cluster found at Kansas rehabilitation center...

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A cluster of COVID-19 cases have been found at a rehabilitation center in Kansas City, Kansas, where 17 residents and two staff members have tested positive for the......

 2020-04-04 16:32 

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Search resumes for Kennedy Townsend's daughter, grandson...

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Divers and boats resumed on Saturday the search in the Chesapeake Bay for the bodies of the daughter and a grandson of former Maryland Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend,......

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