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 2020-04-09 15:38 

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Nats' Ryan Zimmerman's AP diary: Is baseball that important?...

EDITOR'S NOTE: Ryan Zimmerman is a two-time All-Star infielder who has played 15 years in the majors, all with the Washington Nationals. He holds most of the team's career hitting records, and his......

 2020-04-09 15:24 

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Feds deny claims of misconduct in college admissions case...

BOSTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors denied allegations that investigators deliberately withheld and fabricated evidence to entrap actress Lori Loughlin, her fashion designer husband, Mossimo......

 2020-04-09 15:07 

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Woods ready to play Masters and realizes it has to wait...

Tiger Woods felt strong and fit enough to compete for another green jacket. He could sense the adrenaline starting to flow, along with a strange sensation.He was grumpy.Instead of......

 2020-04-09 15:01 

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Iowa hospitals ordered to give daily COVID-19 data to state...

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Weeks into the coronavirus outbreak, Iowa hospitals have been ordered to report daily statistics to the state on the number of patients they're treating and whether they......

 2020-04-09 14:52 

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Virus sparks prison riot, hits more WA long-term care homes...

SEATTLE (AP) — Inmates at a Washington state prison staged a large protest following new coronavirus diagnoses at the facility and and health officials say they continue to see large numbers of......

 2020-04-09 14:52 

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Over a dozen WVU students test positive for virus...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — At least 14 West Virginia University students have tested positive for the coronavirus, according to college officials.The school on Wednesday night said the......

 2020-04-09 14:49 

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General says coronavirus likely to affect more Navy ships...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pentagon leaders anticipate that the coronavirus is likely to strike more Navy ships at sea after an outbreak aboard an aircraft carrier in the Pacific infected more than 400......

 2020-04-09 14:41 

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Oil exploration firm claims discovery of huge Alaska deposit...

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An oil exploration firm has discovered a deposit of potentially 1.8 billion barrels in Alaska's North Slope region south of Prudhoe Bay, the company said.Pantheon......

 2020-04-09 14:34 

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Democrats stall Trump's $250 billion business virus aid package, want more help for disadvantaged communities...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats stall Trump's $250 billion business virus aid package, want more help for disadvantaged communities....

 2020-04-09 14:30 

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42 more COVID-19 deaths in Indiana, death toll rises to 245...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Forty-two more Indiana residents have died from COVID-19, marking the largest single-day jump in the state's death toll during the pandemic and pushing those deaths to 245,......

 2020-04-09 14:29 

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New York officials support covering face in public...

NEW YORK (AP) — New York state health officials now say they support people wearing cloth face coverings when they go out in public, especially in areas of "significant community......

 2020-04-09 14:27 

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Travel evaporates; streaming makes isolation life bearable...

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Thursday related to the global economy, the work place and the spread......

 2020-04-09 14:20 

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Africa must not be 'neglected' in virus fight, officials say...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — African officials pushed back Thursday against the global jostling to obtain medical equipment to combat the coronavirus, warning that if the virus is left to spread on the......

 2020-04-09 14:07 

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Coronavirus forces new approaches to fighting wildfires...

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — They are two disasters that require opposite responses: To save lives and reduce the spread of COVID-19, people are being told to remain isolated. But in a wildfire, thousands......

 2020-04-09 14:07 

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Georgia postpones primaries again because of coronavirus...

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia on Thursday postponed primary elections for the second time this year because of the coronavirus, pushing back primaries scheduled for May to June.The move came two......

 2020-04-09 14:06 

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Docs, nurses give taxi driver rare fares during pandemic...

NEW YORK (AP) — Nicolae Hent often would begin his day at JFK Airport, where he could clean his taxi while awaiting what might be a $70 fare before driving into Manhattan.No reason to go to......

 2020-04-09 14:06 

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For concierge, work and family provide focus during pandemic...

NEW YORK (AP) — Joe DeLuca's daily commute starts in the blue-collar enclave of Staten Island and ends at one of Manhattan's most exclusive addresses, a journey that takes him away from his wife......

 2020-04-09 14:06 

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Bodega owner: Coffee, food but no customers in 'ghost town'...

NEW YORK (AP) — The shelves are stocked, the coffee percolating at Deli-licious delicatessen.The only thing missing are the customers — the office workers who would come by for breakfast or......

 2020-04-09 14:06 

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'We're all in with our patients': An ER doctor's virus fight...

NEW YORK (AP) — The call comes over the emergency-room loudspeakers: Sick patient. Everyone needed.The patient is struggling to breathe, his blood-oxygen level a life-threatening 50%.......

 2020-04-09 14:05 

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A funeral director fights for New York's coronavirus dead...

NEW YORK (AP) — Jesus Pujols has fetched the deceased from emergency rooms. He has stepped over bodies in refrigerated trailers. The funeral homes he serves are storing remains by the dozen, often......

 2020-04-09 14:05 

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Seeing sickness and death, paramedic fears the toll it takes...

NEW YORK (AP) — Travis Kessel never imagined his work could hurt this much.The FDNY paramedic became hooked on helping people as a volunteer fireman in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy in......

 2020-04-09 14:05 

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LGBT rabbi who confronted AIDS crisis now faces COVID-19...

NEW YORK (AP) — Sharon Kleinbaum was installed in 1992 as rabbi of Congregation Beit Simchat Torah in Manhattan, considered the largest LGBT synagogue in the nation. At the time, AIDS was killing......

 2020-04-09 14:05 

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'The View' co-host, broadcasting from the living room sofa...

NEW YORK (AP) — Sara Haines looked into an iPhone from her living room couch and delivered a live message to millions about grief, compassion and loneliness."My heart goes out to people......

 2020-04-09 14:04 

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24 hours in the life and death of a besieged New York City...

NEW YORK (AP) — Brooklyn is dark except for the streetlamps when Carla Brown's alarm goes off at 5:15 a.m. -- much too early for an average Monday. But with the coronavirus laying siege to New......

 2020-04-09 14:04 

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Weekly jobless claims in Virginia approach 150,000...

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — Nearly 150,000 Virginians filed unemployment claims in the last week, the third straight week of record-setting claims in reaction to the coronavirus outbreak.The......

 2020-04-09 13:52 

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Traveling minister accused of sexual misconduct with boys...

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — A traveling minister who was arrested this week in South Carolina on charges of sexual misconduct involving teenage boys has had multiple addresses throughout the United......

 2020-04-09 13:52 

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Nebraska jobless claims hit record for 3rd straight week...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska saw record unemployment yet again last week as the new coronavirus forced more businesses to lay off workers, according to new data release Thursday.The state......

 2020-04-09 13:46 

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Historic surge in unemployment claims continues in Iowa...

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A historic surge in unemployment claims continued last week in Iowa as more workers lost their jobs in an economy devastated by the coronavirus.The U.S. Department of......

 2020-04-09 13:45 

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How do Broadway stars cope with silent theaters? They sing...

NEW YORK (AP) — The coronavirus silenced Broadway. It could not silence two of its rising stars.Samantha Pauly and Brittney Mack, who play two wives of Henry VIII in the musical "Six," have......

 2020-04-09 13:45 

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Tornado or virus? Pandemic means tough sheltering decisions...

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — As each day brings the United States closer to peak severe weather season, Tornado Alley residents are facing a difficult question: Is it better to take on a twister......

 2020-04-09 13:26 

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Virus-hit Wuhan cautiously revives amid thicket of controls...

WUHAN, China (AP) — Released from their apartments after a 2 1/2-month quarantine, residents of the city where the coronavirus pandemic began are cautiously returning to shopping and strolling in......

 2020-04-09 13:14 

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Wiped out of toilet paper? Here's why...

What does toilet paper have to do with a global pandemic?Nothing.Yet millions of people have been panicking about their household supply. Stores shelves have been emptied. Amazon is......

 2020-04-09 13:10 

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Another COVID-19 death, more cases reported in Nebraska...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — State health officials reported another coronavirus death in Nebraska, bringing the state's total number of COVID-19 deaths to 14.The Nebraska Department of Health and......

 2020-04-09 13:06 

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US economy unlikely to recover as rapidly as it collapsed...

BALTIMORE (AP) — President Donald Trump has been telling voters that the U.S. economy will leap back to life "like a rocket," stronger than ever after its bout with the coronavirus.But......

 2020-04-09 13:05 

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University fieldhouse retooled to care for COVID-19 patients...

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The University of Mary Fieldhouse is being transformed to a hospital for coronavirus patients.With students gone from the university, the North Dakota National Guard......

 2020-04-09 13:05 

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Virus vexes bar exam, leaving young future lawyers in limbo...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — One of Emily Hughes' first memories after entering law school at the University of Cincinnati in 2017 is an assistant dean scrawling "July 28-29, 2020" across a......

 2020-04-09 13:04 

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Missouri dad charged with accidentally shooting 8-year-old...

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri man has been charged with accidentally shooting his 8-year-old child after giving a lesson on gun safety as he put a pistol away.Phillip Lumas Sr., 45,......

 2020-04-09 13:02 

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McConnell, Democrats jostle over urgent business virus aid...

WASHINGTON (AP) — An urgent $250 billion request by President Donald Trump to supplement a business "paycheck protection" program for firms crippled by the coronavirus outbreak faces a roadblock......

 2020-04-09 13:01 

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What you need to know today about the virus outbreak...

With a startling 6.6 million people seeking jobless benefits last week, the United States has reached a grim landmark: Roughly one in 10 workers have lost their jobs in just the past three......

 2020-04-09 12:43 

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Fed announces $2.3 trillion in additional lending...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve is taking additional steps to provide up to $2.3 trillion in loans to support American households and businesses, as well as local governments, as they deal......

 2020-04-09 12:40 

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COVID-19 now reported in all of Vermont's 14 counties...

COVID-19 has now been reported in all 14 of the state's counties, the Vermont Health Department says.The last county to report a case is Essex County, located in the remote northeastern......

 2020-04-09 12:40 

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Saudi cease-fire takes effect in Yemen, no word from Houthis...

CAIRO (AP) — A cease-fire proposed by the Saudi-led coalition fighting Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen went into effect Thursday, potentially paving the way for an end to the more than......

 2020-04-09 12:33 

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Olympians become trainers to help those stranded at home...

DSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Moving from the track to the living room, many athletes around the world are doing their bit to boost public health during the coronavirus pandemic.There's been......

 2020-04-09 12:28 

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AP Week in Pictures, Middle East...

This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in the Middle East, Afghanistan & Pakistan Region between April 2-8,......

 2020-04-09 12:10 

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US unemployment claims likely to be shockingly high again...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is set to report another shocking level of unemployment claims Thursday even after nearly 10 million people applied for benefits in the previous two weeks......

 2020-04-09 11:54 

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Oil-producing nations seek global deal to stabilize market...

MOSCOW (AP) — Oil-producing countries including those of the OPEC cartel and Russia are trying to strike a global deal to pump less crude in a bid to limit a crash in prices that, while welcome......

 2020-04-09 11:35 

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English club Southampton to defer player salaries...

SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Southampton became the first Premier League club to announce an agreement with players to defer part of their salaries during the coronavirus pandemic.Players......

 2020-04-09 11:21 

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Half billion more people face poverty due to virus - report...

LONDON (AP) — Around half a billion people could be pushed into poverty as a result of the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic unless richer countries take "urgent action" to help......

 2020-04-09 11:21 

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Storms packing high winds cause damage in Indiana, Arkansas...

MOORESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Severe storms with high winds, rain, hail and possible tornadoes moved across the Midwest and caused damage to dozens of homes in parts of Indiana and Arkansas,......

 2020-04-09 11:01 

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Miami: Cover your faces inside grocery stores, pharmacies...

MIAMI (AP) — The city of Miami has stepped up its response to the coronavirus pandemic by requiring everyone inside grocery stores, pharmacies and most other retail business that are still open to......

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