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 2020-04-03 05:56 

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Chinese struggle to return to work as virus controls ease...

Millions of Chinese workers are streaming back to factories, shops and offices but many still face anti-coronavirus controls that add to their financial losses and aggravation...

 2020-04-03 05:45 

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The Latest: Bank says virus could cost world $4.1 trillion...

The Asian Development Bank forecasts that the coronavirus pandemic will cost the world economy as much as $4.1 trillion, or nearly 5% of all economic activity...

 2020-04-03 05:44 

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Virus deaths, unemployment accelerating across Europe, US...

Coronavirus deaths are mounting with alarming speed in Spain, Italy and New York, the most lethal hot spot in the United States...

 2020-04-03 05:11 

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'Surreal': NY funeral homes struggle as virus deaths surge...

Many funeral homes in New York and around the globe are in crisis as they try to meet surging demand amid the coronavirus pandemic...

 2020-04-03 05:06 

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California homeless advocate: 'We're moving way too slowly'...

Officials have said from the beginning of the global pandemic that the homeless are particularly vulnerable to contracting the coronavirus and spreading it to others...

 2020-04-03 04:32 

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Testing issues cloud scope of California's virus outbreak...

California is ramping up testing for coronavirus even as a backlog of nearly 60,000 pending tests grows...

 2020-04-03 04:04 

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AP Week in Pictures, Latin America & Caribbean...

AP Week in Pictures, Latin America & Caribbean...

 2020-04-03 02:04 

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AP Week in Pictures, Asia...

MARCH 27-APRIL 2, 2020This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images made or published by Associated Press photographers in Asia and Pacific.The gallery was curated by AP photo editor Toru Takahashi in Tokyo.Follow AP visual journalism:I...

 2020-04-03 01:28 

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Crowded in camps, Rohingya refugees vulnerable to virus...

Aid workers are bracing for a possible outbreak of the coronavirus in one of the world's largest refugee camps in Bangladesh...

 2020-04-03 00:32 

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Detroit hospitals 'getting crushed' as Michigan coronavirus cases surge...

An alternate care facility is currently being built inside Detroit's TCF Center as Michigan hospitals struggle to care for patients....

 2020-04-03 00:00 

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Millions of Americans could wait months for mailed stimulus checks, IRS tells Dems...

Millions of Americans could wait months for the IRS to mail out paper stimulus checks....

 2020-04-02 23:34 

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'Surreal': NY funeral homes struggle as virus deaths surge...

Many funeral homes in New York and around the globe are in crisis as they try to meet surging demand amid the coronavirus pandemic...

 2020-04-02 23:25 

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Mexico, Central America urge action to stop coronavirus spreading from US...

Mexico and Central America are urging new steps to prevent the coronavirus' spread to their populations from the United States....

 2020-04-02 22:46 

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White House considering direct payments to hospitals to cover COVID-19 treatment costs for uninsured Americans...

White House considering direct payments to hospitals to cover COVID-19 treatment costs for uninsured Americans...

 2020-04-02 21:23 

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[ Health ]

Central Park houses hospital ward as NY races to add beds...

New York state is racing to roughly triple its hospital capacity as coronavirus cases surge...

 2020-04-02 21:00 

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Navy to relieve captain of aircraft carrier over leak of letter to leadership: Source...

A U.S. official confirms that the captain of the USS Theodore Roosevelt, will be relieved of duty for leaking his letter to Navy leadership....

 2020-04-02 20:32 

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[ Health ]

States demand ventilators as feds ration limited supply...

The federal government is sitting on a stockpile of ventilators even as states are bidding against each other to obtain the desperately needed medical devices from private manufacturers...

 2020-04-02 20:12 

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[ Health ]

Trump admin moves toward promoting broader use of face masks...

The Trump administration is formalizing new guidance to recommend that many, if not all, Americans wear face coverings when leaving home, in an effort to slow the spread of the new coronavirus...

 2020-04-02 20:03 

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Passengers of 2 cruise ships with coronavirus cases given green light to disembark at Florida port, commissioner says...

Passengers of 2 cruise ships with coronavirus cases given green light to disembark at Florida port, commissioner says...

 2020-04-02 20:01 

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In coastal Ecuador city families wait with the mounting dead...

Hospitals are turning away patients and bodies are being left on streets and in homes for days in Guayaquil, a normally bustling Ecuadorian metropolis of 2.2 million that has become a hot spot in Latin America as the coronavirus pandemic spreads...

 2020-04-02 19:57 

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US allowing longer shifts at nuclear plants in pandemic...

U.S. nuclear plants will be allowed to keep workers on longer shifts to deal with staffing problems in the coronavirus pandemic...

 2020-04-02 19:21 

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[ Health ]

Spanish hospital personnel must improvise in a makeshift ICU...

The tension is palpable...

 2020-04-02 19:18 

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Memo: Some in US may not get stimulus checks until August...

The federal government expects to begin making payments to millions of Americans under the new stimulus law in mid-April, but some people without direct deposit information may not get checks until mid-August or later...

 2020-04-02 19:06 

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Trump campaign demands Sessions stop 'misleadingly' tying himself to Trump amid Senate bid...

President Donald Trump's campaign is calling on former Attorney General Jeff Sessions to stop...

 2020-04-02 18:53 

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Coronavirus hits harder in poorer NYC neighborhoods...

New data shows that the coronavirus pandemic is hitting especially hard in New York City neighborhoods that tend to be poorer and might be more likely to have many people living under one roof...

 2020-04-02 18:46 

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[ Health ]

West Virginia doctor charged with groping VA patient...

A doctor at a Veterans Affairs hospital in West Virginia has been charged with groping and injuring a patient...

 2020-04-02 18:44 

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Social Security recipients to get relief payments directly to bank account without filing tax return...

After senators wrote a letter to the treasury, Social Security recipients do not need to file taxes to get the economic impact payments directly deposited into their bank...

 2020-04-02 18:36 

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95-year-old WWII veteran shares positive message after surviving coronavirus...

Bill Kelly, 95, survived World War 2, the Great Depression and now explains how he feels after beating coronavirus....

 2020-04-02 18:31 

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US eases blood donation limits for gay men due to shortage...

The U.S. is making it easier for gay men and other groups to give blood because of the coronavirus outbreak...

 2020-04-02 18:08 

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[ Health ]

Feds propose $611,000 fine at Seattle-area nursing home...

Federal authorities have proposed a $611,000 fine for a Seattle-area nursing home connected to at least 40 coronavirus deaths...

 2020-04-02 18:06 

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[ Health ]

AP-NORC poll: Widespread support for virus relief package...

A new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds wide support for several measures that have already been taken to prop up the U.S. economy, especially those aimed at helping individuals, small businesses and hospitals...

 2020-04-02 18:05 

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AP-NORC poll: About half of workers lose income due to virus...

About half of all working Americans say they or a member of their household have lost some kind of income due to the coronavirus pandemic, with low-income Americans and those without college degrees especially likely to have lost a job...

 2020-04-02 18:01 

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AP-NORC poll: Half of working Americans say they or a household member have lost income due to the coronavirus pandemic...

AP-NORC poll: Half of working Americans say they or a household member have lost income due to the coronavirus pandemic...

 2020-04-02 18:00 

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[ Health ]

Agonizing decisions being made in Spain's virus hot spots...

Doctors in Spain's overburdened hospitals are having to make agonizing decisions on who gets the best care during the coronavirus crisis, and the age of patients appears to matter more than ever...

 2020-04-02 17:26 

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[ Health ]

Stimulus aid for 'small business' will go to some big chains...

As the federal government prepares to launch a $349 billion loan program meant to help small businesses survive the coronavirus pandemic, critics have growing concerns that some mom-and-pop shops might get squeezed out...

 2020-04-02 17:21 

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Medical supplies seized from alleged price gouger to be distributed to hospitals...

Hundreds of thousands of masks and other pieces of medical equipment seized from a Brooklyn man will be distributed to medical workers treating coronavirus patients....

 2020-04-02 17:19 

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[ Health ]

Russia's Putin orders non-working month to curb coronavirus...

President Vladimir Putin has ordered most Russians to stay off work until the end of the month to curb the spread of the coronavirus...

 2020-04-02 17:03 

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12,000 people apply for NASA's next class of astronauts, with plans to reach Mars...

12,000 people apply for NASA's next class of astronauts, with plans to reach Mars...

 2020-04-02 17:01 

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How experts worry the coronavirus outbreak could cloud the 2020 general election...

President Trump can't postpone the general election, but experts worry that states aren't prepared to deal with the continuing outbreak on Election Day....

 2020-04-02 16:58 

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[ Health ]

Judge who presided over terrorism trials dies of coronavirus...

Kevin Duffy, a no-nonsense judge who set rules for three major New York terrorism trials in the 1990s, has died of the coronavirus...

 2020-04-02 16:35 

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Coronavirus government response updates: FEMA asks Pentagon for 100K body bags...

President Trump is still resisting a nationwide stay-at-home directive, even as his medical experts say strict social distancing is key to keeping the death toll down....

 2020-04-02 16:20 

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[ Health ]

What virus? Belarus rejects strict measures against pandemic...

While Belarus' neighbors impose increasing restrictions on public life to halt the virus' spread, Belarus is facing the crisis with bravado and casual disregard...

 2020-04-02 16:19 

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Disaster in motion: 3.4 million travelers poured into US as coronavirus pandemic erupted...

Americans are encouraged to continue to heed warnings from health officials as COVID-19 spreads rapidly....

 2020-04-02 16:17 

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Pro-Trump super PAC announces $10M ad buy targeting Biden...

Pro-Trump super PAC announces $10M ad buy targeting Biden. The move follows some Trump allies' angst over perceived PAC inaction....

 2020-04-02 16:08 

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Democratic National Convention has been postponed to mid August...

Democratic National Convention has been postponed to mid August....

 2020-04-02 15:55 

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Rapper Tekashi69 may be released from prison early over coronavirus concerns...

Lawyers for Tekashi69 have raised concerns that he suffers from severe asthma, is at heightened risk of serious health complications or death due to COVID-19....

 2020-04-02 15:25 

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[ International ]

Iran's parliament says speaker Ali Larijani has tested positive for the new coronavirus and is in quarantine...

Iran's parliament says speaker Ali Larijani has tested positive for the new coronavirus and is in quarantine...

 2020-04-02 15:23 

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To keep the lights on during COVID-19 emergency, power company workers sequester in the office...

To keep the lights on, some power companies sequester employees at work to protect them from COVID19....

 2020-04-02 15:19 

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Fauci given security detail after threats: Source...

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the man the nation views as the most trusted voice on the pandemic, is getting stepped-up security after threats....

 2020-04-02 14:38 

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[ Health ]

Virus masks, apps: The race is on to avoid hidden carriers...

Around the world, the race is on to protect people against becoming infected by unwitting coronavirus carriers...

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