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 2020-03-30 15:18 

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Gray hair, don't care: Cuts and color lead to home travails...

NEW YORK (AP) — Sister love playing out in a living-room hair trim. A botched home dye job with a silver lining. Stylists shipping out kits of personalized color with promises to talk their......

 2020-03-30 15:18 

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'Calling all scientists': Experts volunteer for virus fight...

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Wells was looking for a chance to use his scientific training to help fight the coronavirus when — on the same day the pandemic forced his lab to temporarily close — he......

 2020-03-30 15:04 

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

The top infectious-disease expert in the United States is warning that smaller U.S. cities are about to witness the rapid acceleration in coronavirus cases that New York is seeing.Dr.......

 2020-03-30 15:04 

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Pennsylvania prison inmates quarantined in cells over virus...

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Inmates throughout the Pennsylvania state prison system will largely be confined to their cells to prevent an outbreak of COVID-19 after one tested positive for the disease,......

 2020-03-30 14:59 

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W.Va. governor to hold briefing after first virus death...

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice is set to hold a news conference Monday after the state reported its first coronavirus death.The state health department on Sunday......

 2020-03-30 14:55 

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Whitmer: No new state hires; money must go to fight virus...

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said she suspended state hiring and promotions Monday and vetoed $80 million in new spending in order to steer money to fighting the......

 2020-03-30 14:52 

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Coronavirus hits rich and poor unequally in Latin America...

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — From Mexico City to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and Santiago, Chile, the coronavirus is taking root in the world's most unequal region, where many of Latin America's first......

 2020-03-30 14:48 

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Rhode Island colleges to become coronavirus testing sites...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island is using space at the state's public colleges to help get people tested for the new coronavirus.The National Guard is setting up mobile testing sites in......

 2020-03-30 14:45 

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Ill man seeks return to US amid West Bank virus restrictions...

Ismail "Sam" Mousa is very worried.The 48-year-old Uber driver and Subway worker from Delaware has chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, which means contracting the coronavirus could be......

 2020-03-30 14:41 

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Indiana officials report 3 more coronavirus-related deaths...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Three more people have died in Indiana from coronavirus-related illnesses, increasing the state's virus death toll to 35, state health officials said Monday.Indiana's......

 2020-03-30 14:37 

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Trump defends extending virus guidelines as spread continues...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Siding with public health experts' dire projections, President Donald Trump on Monday defended his decision to extend restrictive social distancing guidelines through the end of......

 2020-03-30 14:37 

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Nipsey Hussle's legacy endures a year after his death...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The year since Nipsey Hussle was gunned down has not diminished the rapper's legacy, but rather cemented it and continues to prove true his catchphrase, "The Marathon......

 2020-03-30 14:33 

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Pew: Growing number of U.S. residents aware of 2020 census...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Over the past two months, increasing numbers of U.S. residents have grown aware that the once-a-decade head count of the nation is taking place, with blacks more likely than......

 2020-03-30 14:02 

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US pending home sales trended higher before virus outbreak...

BALTIMORE (AP) — Americans signed more contracts in February to buy homes, but the gains are likely relics of a moment before the coronavirus outbreak sent the U.S. economy spiraling into a likely......

 2020-03-30 14:02 

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Father-son photo taken days before tornado destroys home...

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Three days after a photo posted on Facebook showed an Arkansas doctor looking through a glass door to see his 1-year-old son crawl for the first time, the family's home in......

 2020-03-30 13:58 

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Hawaii mountain telescopes close in response to virus order...

HONOLULU (AP) — Observatories on Hawaii's tallest mountain have shut down operations in response to the governor's stay-at-home order aimed at preventing the spread of the coronavirus.The......

 2020-03-30 13:43 

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Dubai Expo 2020 recommends postponing a year amid virus...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai's Expo 2020 should be postponed to next year over the new coronavirus pandemic, local organizers recommended Monday, pushing back a world's fair that the......

 2020-03-30 13:35 

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Stocks open about 1% higher on Wall Street in more volatile trading amid uncertainty over economic pain of coronavirus...

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks open about 1% higher on Wall Street in more volatile trading amid uncertainty over economic pain of coronavirus....

 2020-03-30 13:31 

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Total Virginia COVID-19 cases surpasses 1,000...

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Virginia surpassed 1,000 on Monday, with more than two dozen deaths from the illness, according to the state health department.......

 2020-03-30 13:31 

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British boxer has license suspended over video comments...

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — British boxer Billy Joe Saunders had his boxing license suspended Monday after publishing a social media video in which he appeared to condone domestic violence amid the......

 2020-03-30 13:13 

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How would overwhelmed hospitals decide who to treat first?...

NEW YORK (AP) — A nurse with asthma, a grandfather with cancer and a homeless man with no known family are wracked with coronavirus-induced fevers. They are struggling to breathe, and a ventilator......

 2020-03-30 13:05 

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The Latest: Vermillion distillery producing sanitizer...

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak in South Dakota (all times local):8 a.m.A Vermillion distillery is among those that have reshaped their usual business......

 2020-03-30 13:03 

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Health officials: Vermont COVID-19 tests need a referral...

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The state health department is emphasizing that the new COVID-19 testing site up at Landmark College in Putney by the Vermont National Guard is only for patients who have a......

 2020-03-30 12:56 

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Celebrity birthdays for the week of April 5-11...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of April 5-11:April 5: Horror filmmaker Roger Corman is 94. Country singer Tommy Cash is 80. Actor Michael Moriarty ("Law and Order") is 79. Singer Allan......

 2020-03-30 12:52 

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

President Donald Trump is bracing the nation for a death toll that could exceed 100,000 people. Trump extended restrictive social distancing guidelines through April, bowing to public health......

 2020-03-30 12:41 

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Central Maine Power delivers masks, respirators to MEMA...

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's largest electric utility is donating 6,000 masks to the Maine Emergency Management Agency to be used to protect front-line medical workers from the......

 2020-03-30 12:30 

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Mississippi businesses shift production during pandemic...

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — As the nation hunkers down and people shelter in place amid the coronavirus pandemic, several Mississippi businesses have stayed open, switching gears to make much-needed......

 2020-03-30 12:25 

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Red Bull's Marko says he proposed F1 coronavirus camp...

VIENNA (AP) — Red Bull motorsport adviser Helmut Marko has proposed holding a training camp where Formula One drivers could get infected by the new coronavirus — an idea rejected by the......

 2020-03-30 12:25 

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School shutdowns raise stakes of digital divide for students...

WINNSBORO, S.C. (AP) — Students struggling to get online in a rural South Carolina county received a boost last week with the arrival of six buses equipped with Wi-Fi, some of the hundreds the......

 2020-03-30 12:01 

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Yemeni-American poet Threa Almontaser wins Whitman award...

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yemeni-American poet Threa Almontaser has won the Walt Whitman Award for best first book. Almontaser's "The Wild Fox of Yemen" comes out in April 2021.Presented by the......

 2020-03-30 11:56 

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Navy hospital ship set to arrive in NYC harbor...

NEW YORK (AP) — A Navy hospital ship with 1,000 bedsis scheduled to arrive Monday morning in New York Harbor to help relieve the coronavirus crisis gripping the city's hospitals.The USNS......

 2020-03-30 11:43 

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German experts say growth rebound could be relatively quick...

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A group of leading economists say Germany, Europe's largest economy, will suffer a deep slump in the first half of this year but should rebound relatively quickly from......

 2020-03-30 11:33 

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Safety agency proposes fines for animal food operation...

MAQUOKETA, Iowa (AP) — An agency wants to fine an eastern Iowa animal food operation for workplace safety violations, saying it has exposed employees to risks that include long falls.The......

 2020-03-30 11:28 

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North Dakota COVID-19 death was 93-year-old man...

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The only person who has died of coronavirus complications in North Dakota is a 93-year-old man from Fargo. An obituary says Roger Lehne died last Thursday at the Veterans......

 2020-03-30 11:03 

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North Korea says US clearly doesn't want nuclear talks...

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Monday that "reckless remarks" by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made it clear that Washington has no intention of resuming nuclear talks, and......

 2020-03-30 10:54 

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Police investigate break-in at Dutch art museum...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Police are investigating a break-in at a Dutch art museum that is currently closed because of restrictions aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus, the museum......

 2020-03-30 10:43 

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Sports make political point for Belarus amid virus outbreak...

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — With most sports around the world shutting down because of the coronavirus pandemic, longtime Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko is proudly keeping soccer and hockey......

 2020-03-30 10:00 

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10 Things to Know for Today...

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. TRUMP EXTENDS SOCIAL DISTANCING AS ITALY, SPAIN HOPE FOR RELIEFBracing the......

 2020-03-30 09:57 

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Jobless UK flight attendants asked to work as medical staff...

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

 2020-03-30 09:29 

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2020 Watch: Will Trump lead by addition or subtraction?...

NEW YORK (AP) — Presidential politics move fast. What we're watching heading into a new week on the 2020 campaign:___Days to next set of primaries: ?...

 2020-03-30 09:15 

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Trump extends US virus restrictions; Moscow goes on lockdown...

MOSCOW (AP) — In an abrupt turnaround, President Donald Trump extended lockdown measures across the United States as deaths in New York alone from the new coronavirus passed 1,000. Moscow went on......

 2020-03-30 09:11 

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Mercedes F1 team helps to develop breathing aid in pandemic...

LONDON (AP) — Formula One team Mercedes has helped to develop a breathing aid that could keep coronavirus patients out of intensive care and ease some pressure on Britain's strained health......

 2020-03-30 09:04 

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In Zimbabwe, 'you win coronavirus or you win starvation'...

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — "We are already ruined. What more harm can coronavirus do?" Irene Kampira asked as she sorted secondhand clothes at a bustling market in a poor suburb of Zimbabwe's......

 2020-03-30 08:59 

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Bangladesh garment makers say $3B in orders lost to virus...

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh garment manufacturers says fashion retailers have cancelled or put on hold more than $3 billion in orders due to the coronavirus outbreak, though a handful have......

 2020-03-30 08:31 

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Blissful ignorance? Submariners likely unaware of pandemic...

LE PECQ, France (AP) — Of a world in coronavirus turmoil, they may know little or nothing.Submariners stealthily cruising the ocean deeps, purposefully shielded from worldly worries to......

 2020-03-30 07:49 

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The Latest: Coronavirus cases in Africa near 5,000...

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......

 2020-03-30 07:20 

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Tokyo Olympic head expects call from IOC's Bach on new date...

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympic President Yoshiro Mori said Monday he expects to talk with IOC President Thomas Bach this week about potential dates and other details for the rescheduled games next......

 2020-03-30 06:56 

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City at center of China's virus outbreak gradually revives...

WUHAN, China (AP) — Shopkeepers in the city at the center of the virus outbreak in China were reopening Monday but customers were scarce after authorities lifted more of the anti-virus controls......

 2020-03-30 06:40 

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AP PHOTOS: France's front-line volunteers brave virus risks...

PARIS (AP) — They don't have to put themselves in harm's way, but the volunteers of France's well-known Civil Protection service have chosen the front line in the fight against the coronavirus.......

 2020-03-30 06:36 

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Fearing Gaza virus spread, Hamas preps for mass quarantines...

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — When Nima Amraa returned to the Gaza Strip from neighboring Egypt earlier this month, she was surprised to learn she was being placed in a makeshift quarantine center......

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