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 2020-04-03 22:10 

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Kansas governor signs bill to launch new transportation plan...

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly signed legislation Friday to launch a new, 10-year transportation program she and other officials see as a $10 billion stimulus to counter the economic......

 2020-04-03 22:06 

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Arizona Senate campaigns get creative amid virus scare...

PHOENIX (AP) — Martha McSally is volunteering at the Salvation Army. Mark Kelly is using his background as an astronaut to entertain kids stuck at home.The global pandemic that is shaking......

 2020-04-03 21:54 

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Oregon residents assemble 10k masks for health-care workers...

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Hospital workers in Oregon are astounded at the community response to an effort to provide those on the front lines of the coronavirus fight with protective masks.On......

 2020-04-03 21:41 

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NOT REAL NEWS: False coronavirus claims and phony remedies...

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press......

 2020-04-03 21:36 

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McGrath offers quick response to McConnell virus-related ad...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Democrat Amy McGrath has punched back at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, accusing him of seeking a political windfall from an economic aid package while the......

 2020-04-03 21:26 

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Judge demands FBI provide new details about its surveillance...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chief judge of a secretive national security court demanded Friday that the FBI provide him with details about its investigations after a Justice Department inspector general......

 2020-04-03 21:11 

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Column: Remembering Final Four that never was in the A-T-L...

ATLANTA (AP) — It would've been a magnificent weekend.Hoops. Music. A confetti shower at the end.A real celebration of basketball....

 2020-04-03 21:07 

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FIFA extends men's age limit for Tokyo Olympics due to virus...

GENEVA (AP) — FIFA has extended the age limit for the men's soccer tournament at the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics due to the coronavirus pandemic.The amended Olympic rule on Friday retains......

 2020-04-03 21:04 

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New Orleans calliope tribute for jazz great Ellis Marsalis...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A tourist riverboat calliope blasted hymn and gospel tunes across New Orleans' French Quarter on Friday as a tribute to the late jazz pianist and educator Ellis......

 2020-04-03 20:50 

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AP Sources: Shipping tycoon helps Venezuela in quest for gas...

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — With gas lines across Venezuela growing, a controversial shipping magnate has stepped in to prevent the country from running out of fuel amid the coronavirus pandemic,......

 2020-04-03 20:45 

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Big league vets with minor league deals get up to $50,000...

NEW YORK (AP) — About 370 players who were at big league spring training with minor league contracts will get advance payments of up to $50,000 each from the Major League Baseball Players......

 2020-04-03 20:33 

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2 major events promoting gender equality delayed until 2021...

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations on Friday announced the postponement of two major events to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the landmark U.N. women's conference in Beijing because of......

 2020-04-03 20:32 

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New mask guidance could strain supply, test limits of market...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration's expected new guidance that many people in the United States should start wearing face coverings when out in public is raising concern that it could......

 2020-04-03 20:29 

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Insurance marketplaces offer help with coronavirus job cuts...

More than a million people could swamp the Affordable Care Act's health insurance marketplaces in the coming months as employers lay off staff during the coronavirus pandemic.The health......

 2020-04-03 20:29 

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Wisconsin health official says COVID-19 curve is flattening...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's chief medical officer for communicable diseases said Friday that data on coronavirus infections continues to show that the state is "flattening the......

 2020-04-03 20:28 

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Pandemic forcing NBA players to work out with what's on hand...

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo is spending much of his time during the coronavirus-imposed hiatus working out, helping care for his newborn son and playing occasional video......

 2020-04-03 20:24 

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Zion is latest national park to close amid virus spread...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The red rock vistas at Zion National Park were closed to the public Friday as the Utah site became the latest national park to lock its gates to prevent the spread of the......

 2020-04-03 20:20 

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US long-term mortgages fall; 30-year at 3.33%...

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell this week for the second straight week as anxiety has spiraled over devastation to the economy from the coronavirus pandemic.Home-loan......

 2020-04-03 20:18 

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White House convenes oil CEOs as bust threatens US boom...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Petroleum CEOs, including U.S. oil-patch loyalists to President Donald Trump, sought White House help Friday in calming roiling global oil markets amid threats to America's......

 2020-04-03 20:18 

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Mississippi beginning statewide stay-home order amid virus...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A statewide stay-at-home order took effect Friday evening in Mississippi to try to slow the spread of the new coronavirus as the state's caseload continues to......

 2020-04-03 20:17 

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Anick Jesdanun, longtime AP technology writer, dies at 51...

He ran marathons on every continent, including Antarctica — 83 of them in all, many followed by a visit to an obscure craft brewery. Last year, he watched 365 movies — most of them in theaters.......

 2020-04-03 20:16 

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UI hospital using virtual technology to treat virus patients...

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics reported Friday that it has successfully treated dozens of COVID-19 patients through a program that allows them to stay in their......

 2020-04-03 20:16 

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Georgia rapper Playboi Carti facing drug, traffic charges...

JONESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Rapper Playboi Carti has been released from custody following his arrest on drug and traffic charges in Georgia.Playboi Carti, whose real name is Jordan Carter, was......

 2020-04-03 20:01 

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Stocks close lower on Wall Street after latest grim reading on job losses due to coronavirus outbreak spooks investors...

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks close lower on Wall Street after latest grim reading on job losses due to coronavirus outbreak spooks investors....

 2020-04-03 20:00 

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Elton John-led concert to re-air; film academy aids workers...

From finding ways to help others cope to sheltering in place to canceling events, here's a look at some of the ways the entertainment industry is reacting to the spread of the coronavirus, which......

 2020-04-03 19:54 

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Tirico to host daily afternoon show on NBCSN starting Monday...

NBC's Mike Tirico is returning to hosting a daily talk show, which will focus on the coronavirus pandemic's impact on the sports world.The hour-long "Lunch Talk Live" will air weekdays......

 2020-04-03 19:39 

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NFL medical officer Dr. Sills speaks of uncertain times...

Days after the NFL revealed its hopes of conducting a normal regular season and playoffs, its chief medical officer warns that nothing is a certainty during the coronavirus pandemic.Dr.......

 2020-04-03 19:29 

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High court postpones April arguments because of coronavirus...

The Supreme Court on Friday announced it will postpone arguments scheduled for April because of the coronavirus pandemic, but the court didn't rule out hearing some arguments within......

 2020-04-03 19:23 

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

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Authorities were searching Friday for the daughter and a grandson of former Maryland Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend after a canoe they were paddling in the Chesapeake Bay......

 2020-04-03 19:14 

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Trump administration changes national stockpile definition...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration abruptly changed its description of the Strategic National Stockpile, the federal government's repository of life-saving medicines and supplies, to......

 2020-04-03 19:07 

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New Preakness date uncertain but infield party canceled...

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Preakness is looking for a new date this year and has decided to cancel the infield party that is a staple of the Triple Crown race normally held on the third Saturday in......

 2020-04-03 19:03 

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Psychiatric hospital to move patients out to relieve staff...

SEATTLE (AP) — State mental health officials plan to release as many as 60 patients from Washington's largest psychiatric hospital in order to reduce some of the stress that the new coronavirus......

 2020-04-03 19:02 

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Iraq suspends, fines Reuters news agency over virus report...

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq on Friday suspended the work of the Reuters news agency for three months, following a report by the agency the previous day that said the Iraqi government was under-reporting......

 2020-04-03 18:55 

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HBO documentary sheds news light on 'Atlanta Child Murders'...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anthony Terrell believes an imprisoned man currently serving two life sentences may not have been the person who murdered his brother as part of a killing spree that rocked......

 2020-04-03 18:53 

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Brooke Baldwin becomes 2nd CNN on-air person diagnosed...

NEW YORK (AP) — CNN news anchor Brooke Baldwin has tested positive for the coronavirus, the second on-air personality at the news network to come down with the disease.In an Instagram post......

 2020-04-03 18:52 

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Coronavirus struck entire Wuhan family, took its patriarch...

WUHAN, China (AP) — For more than a month, Wu Di did not know his father was dead.Before a virus outbreak devastated Wuhan, 68-year-old Wu Chuanyong, who had worked as part of a mandatory......

 2020-04-03 18:51 

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At Madrid field hospital, staff seeks to provide human touch...

MADRID (AP) — There's a bookshelf filled with donated novels. Hotel toiletries rest on cardboard boxes turned into bedside tables. Meals are served with personalized notes from the staff. And an......

 2020-04-03 18:43 

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Mormons hold signature conference virtually due to pandemic...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — For the first time in more than 70 years, top leaders from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will deliver speeches at the faith's signature conference this......

 2020-04-03 18:39 

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Marvel remakes release calendar; 'Mulan' moves to late July...

NEW YORK (AP) — The Walt Disney Co. on Friday overhauled its release schedule by moving the dates of half a dozen Marvel movies, announcing a new one for the live-action adaption of "Mulan" and......

 2020-04-03 18:30 

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Group holding immigrant children settles ex-employee claim...

HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice says a Texas-based organization that runs facilities to hold immigrant children has settled a retaliation claim from an ex-employee.Southwest......

 2020-04-03 18:29 

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Basketball Hall of Fame set to announce 2020 class...

A unique Hall of Fame class will be announced Saturday in a unique way.Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett are all expected to be officially announced as part of the 2020 class of......

 2020-04-03 18:27 

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White House: Anyone who will be in close proximity to Trump, Pence, will be given rapid COVID-19 test starting Friday...

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House: Anyone who will be in close proximity to Trump, Pence, will be given rapid COVID-19 test starting Friday....

 2020-04-03 18:03 

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In pivot, Pelosi sees next relief bill with bipartisan goals...

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday that the next coronavirus aid bill should build on the bipartisan relief bills that Congress has passed so far rather than include broader......

 2020-04-03 17:25 

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North Carolina treasurer goes home after COVID-19 treatment...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State Treasurer Dale Folwell has been released from the hospital after what his office said was five days of treatment for symptoms related to the COVID-19......

 2020-04-03 17:21 

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Trump nominates McConnell ally to powerful appeals court...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is nominating a 37-year-old judge and former clerk to Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh to a seat on the powerful U.S. Court of Appeals for the......

 2020-04-03 17:18 

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Senate leader: California Legislature won't return April 13...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A leader of the California Senate says the Legislature will not reconvene on April 13 because of the COVID-19 outbreak."Given what the governor and our public......

 2020-04-03 17:10 

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Oklahoma death toll reaches 38 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 38, state health officials reported on Friday.Another 109......

 2020-04-03 17:03 

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Arkansas lawmakers to meet again amid coronavirus outbreak...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas lawmakers will meet as planned for this year's legislative session amid the coronavirus outbreak, but leaders hope to wrap up work in less than two weeks, the......

 2020-04-03 17:02 

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David Driskell, prominent authority on black art, dies at 88...

FALMOUTH, Maine (AP) — David Driskell, one of the nation's most influential African American artists and a leading authority on black art, has died. He was 88.Driskell was a multimedia......

 2020-04-03 16:57 

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3M fires back at Trump over order to produce more face masks...

Manufacturing giant 3M pushed back Friday against criticism from President Donald Trump over production of face masks that are badly needed by American health care workers.3M said the......

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