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 2020-03-30 16:07 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Elderly caught in Seattle's coronavirus isolation remind us: 'Bad times don't last'...

For Mary Hanson, the break in the coronavirus isolation came in the form of a hamburger. "We got a Kidd Valley burger, oh my God, that was so good," she said....

 2020-03-30 15:54 

Federal News Network

Pentagon looks to help keep small federal contractors afloat...

In today's Federal Newscast, small business government contractors already are feeling the impact of the government slowdown because of the coronavirus. So the Pentagon is adjusting some contracts to......

 2020-03-30 15:51 

Federal News Network

Red Bull official proposes camp for F1 drivers despite virus...
 2020-03-30 15:50 

Federal News Network

Outtakes: Alicia on Key moments throughout her life...
 2020-03-30 15:50 

Federal News Network

Prisoners riot in Iran; Netanyahu goes into self-quarantine...
 2020-03-30 15:44 

Federal News Network

Court: Grand jury records from lynching can't be released...

A federal appeals court says the grand jury records from the 1946 lynching of two black couples in Georgia cannot be released despite their great historical significance......

 2020-03-30 15:42 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Updates: COVID-19 in Washington state...

This post will be updated periodically with information about the coronavirus. Scroll down for older information. Top line information:*189 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported by the Washington State Department of Health as of Saturday morning, Mar...

 2020-03-30 15:40 

Federal News Network

The Latest: Irish Open golf tournament postponed...

The governing body of track and field says it supports the new dates for the Tokyo Olympics and is working with organizers in Eugene, Oregon, to move its world championships to 2022......

 2020-03-30 15:32 

Federal News Network

For new book, Alicia Keys looks to the past to find herself...

Alicia Keys says she dug deep to recall emotional life stories for her book "More Myself: A Journey."...

 2020-03-30 15:32 

Radio Poland

Polish gov't combats coronavirus scams...

The Polish government has stepped up efforts to crack down on an explosion of scams related to the coronavirus outbreak....

 2020-03-30 15:32 

Federal News Network

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

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 service......

 2020-03-30 15:31 

Federal News Network

Wall Street pushes higher, led by surging health care stocks...

Asian shares are mostly lower as countries report surging numbers of infections from the coronavirus outbreak that has prompted shutdowns of travel and business in many parts of the world......

 2020-03-30 15:19 

VOA

Saudi Coalition Launches Air Strike on Yemen Capital...

The Saudi-led coalition has launched air strikes on Houthi rebels in Yemen's capital, according to witnesses who told Reuters. The attack Monday in Sana'a is unusual as Saudi Arabai's de-escalation drive in Yemen has reduced bombings in the ca...

 2020-03-30 15:16 

WFAN Sports Radio

'That's Messed Up'...

Mike Francesa had some sterns words Sunday morning for people who celebrated Knicks and Rangers owner James Dolan's coronavirus diagnosis. Dolan, 64,...

 2020-03-30 15:15 

VOA

Popular Japanese Comedian Dies from Coronavirus...

Popular Japanese comedian Ken Shimura, who drew inspiration from the American comedic icon Jerry Lewis, has died from the coronavirus, becoming Japan's first known celebrity victim of the disease. He was 70.Shimura, who attracted fans of all generatio...

 2020-03-30 15:14 

VOA

In Cameroon, Violating COVID-19 Restrictions Can Get You Arrested...

Police in Cameroon have begun arresting people who defy measures put in place to stop the spread of the coronavirus, which has so far has infected 139 people in the central African state....

 2020-03-30 15:07 

VOA

ICRC: Immediate Effort Needed to Fight COVID in Conflict Zones...

Urgent action is needed to prepare to fight the novel coronavirus in states already ravaged by war and famine, the International Committee of the Red Cross warned Monday. "COVID-19 represents a major threat to life in countries with strong health syst...

 2020-03-30 15:04 

VOA

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Gets a Reality Check on Coronavirus...

For weeks, President Donald Trump carved out a trail of groundless assurances about the coronavirus pandemic as health officials, governors and local officials sounded alarm about what was coming — and already here. That sunlit trail now has hit a w...

 2020-03-30 15:00 

KFMB

[ San Diego ]

Rescheduled Tokyo Olympics to open July 23, 2021...

This year's games were scheduled to open on July 24 and close on Aug. 9. But the near exact one-year delay will see the rescheduled closing ceremony on Aug. 8....

 2020-03-30 14:58 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Hospital Ship USNS Comfort Arrives In New York To Ease Coronavirus Pressure...

The Comfort will use its roughly 1,000 beds to treat patients who do not have the coronavirus disease but who urgently need other care....

 2020-03-30 14:57 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

The opera companies have closed their doors, but tenor Robert MacPherson is still singing....

Robert MacPherson has been singing since he was a very young boy."I was a preacher's kid, I grew up singing gospel," he says....

 2020-03-30 14:52 

Herman Cain

Pelosi fled DC for a week, delayed relief bill 5 days, urged crowds in Chinatown now accuses Trump of fiddling around...

On January 29th, President Trump issued the travel ban regarding flights to and from China. Virtually every honest health care professional agrees it was the right thing to do. It saved lives. People like Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer called him a racist...

 2020-03-30 14:52 

Federal News Network

Coronavirus hits rich and poor unequally in Latin America...
 2020-03-30 14:52 

Federal News Network

Hawaii mountain telescopes close in response to virus order...
 2020-03-30 14:48 

Federal News Network

India marshals more resources to stop virus, but gaps remain...
 2020-03-30 14:45 

Federal News Network

Ill man seeks return to US amid West Bank virus restrictions...
 2020-03-30 14:45 

Federal News Network

In Zimbabwe, 'you win coronavirus or you win starvation'...
 2020-03-30 14:43 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

EU Pledges Financial Support For Eastern Partnership Members...

The European Commission says it has reallocated more than 140 million euros ($154.4 million) to help Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine in their fight against the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-03-30 14:41 

Federal News Network

Grandma's not here: Coronavirus keeps kids from older family...
 2020-03-30 14:41 

Uganda Radio Network

COVID-19: Entebbe International Airport shutdown To Hit Airlines...

As result of the presidential directive, Entebbe International Airport is in a partial shutdown, something that has not only affected restaurant, airport taxi operators but also the air operators....

 2020-03-30 14:41 

Uganda Radio Network

Counter Terrorism Constable Shoots 2 Children, Commits Suicide...

According to available information, shortly after quarrelling with Muhereza, Nanyombi fled to report to Kinawataka police. She however, heard gun shots before arriving at the police station. Officers from the station responded to the gunfire only to find ...

 2020-03-30 14:37 

Federal News Network

Trump defends extending virus guidelines as spread continues...
 2020-03-30 14:36 

VOA

In Turnaround, Trump Extends Coronavirus Social-distance Guidelines to April 30...

U.S President Donald Trump has extended social distancing and other coronavirus-fighting guidelines through April 30, saying what has been done so far is saving lives. "The better you do, the faster this whole nightmare will end," Trump said Sunda...

 2020-03-30 14:36 

Radio France International

Saunders' boxing licence suspended after domestic violence 'advice' video...

Boxing chiefs suspended WBO super-middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders' licence on Monday after he offered men advice on how to hit their female partners during the coronavirus lockdown.The British fighter released a video on social media using a ...

 2020-03-30 14:33 

Federal News Network

Pew: Growing number of U.S. residents aware of 2020 census...
 2020-03-30 14:33 

Radio France International

Swim federation eyes world champs change after Olympics rescheduled...

The international swimming federation (FINA) said Monday it welcomed the new dates for the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics and would now examine ways to "revise" dates for its 2021 world championships."FINA welcomes the announcement of revised date...

 2020-03-30 14:25 

WCBS Newsradio 880

A Welcome Sight: Navy Hospital Ship USNS Comfort Arrives In New York...

The U.S. Navy's hospital ship the USNS Comfort has arrived New York City to help in the war against the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-03-30 14:23 

Federal News Network

Eilish, Carey, more sing from home to raise funds for virus...
 2020-03-30 14:23 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Crackdown On Journalists Covering COVID-19...

Arrests, intimidation, and dubious laws. Several countries have cracked down hard on journalists covering COVID-19, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists and media reports....

 2020-03-30 14:20 

Federal News Network

Dollar unchanged...
 2020-03-30 14:18 

Federal News Network

Navy hospital ship set to arrive in NYC harbor...
 2020-03-30 14:18 

Radio France International

NGOs press drug firm Gilead over potential virus treatment...

More than 150 organisations and individuals on Monday urged US biotechnology firm Gilead not to enforce exclusivity over a drug that might be used to treat COVID-19 patients.In an open letter, 145 non-governmental organisations, including Doctors Without ...

 2020-03-30 14:15 

WCBS Newsradio 880

Spain Passes China In Coronavirus Infections...

MADRID (AP) — Bells tolled in Madrid's empty central square and flags were lowered to half-staff in a day of mourning Monday in hard-hit Spain, while the top infectious-disease expert in the United States warned that smaller U.S....

 2020-03-30 14:14 

VOA

Americans Get their Art Fix Despite Corona Threat...

Museums across the U.S. have closed to the public, to help stop the spread of the coronavirus.But that hasn't stopped the guardians of some of the greatest art collections in the country from sharing their national treasures with people around the wor...

 2020-03-30 14:12 

Radio France International

Guardiola watching his weight without football...

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola joked he will come back "fatter" from a long layoff from football as he urged supporters to follow the advice of scientists and medical professionals on Monday.Guardiola, who donated one million euros ($1.08 m...

 2020-03-30 14:12 

Uganda Radio Network

Amuria Residents Defy COVID-1 Prevention Guidelines...

James Arana, the village chairman of Ajenit in Olwa Sub County says his people have remained adamant to the health precautions as well as the Presidential Directives to contain the virus. He notes that instead, three more bars have recently opened in his ...

 2020-03-30 14:07 

Radio France International

Facebook offers $100 mn to help virus-hit news media...

Facebook said Monday it was donating $100 million to support news organizations globally hurting from the coronavirus pandemic, citing the need for reliable information about the crisis."The news industry is working under extraordinary conditions to k...

 2020-03-30 14:06 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Belarus Lives It Up As Neighbors Lock Down Over COVID-19...

Professional soccer, schools, and restaurants are all continuing in Belarus, which has refused to impose the lockdowns or other restrictive measures seen elsewhere. Instead, President Alyaksandr Lukashenka has played down the threat of the coronavirus, di...

 2020-03-30 14:05 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

As The Coronavirus Rips Through Pakistan, Volunteers Rush Out To Help...

One Pakistani entrepreneur is making protective gear. A Pakistani lawyer raised thousands of dollars and converted his office into a food storehouse for people in need....

 2020-03-30 14:05 

KFMB

[ San Diego ]

FDA authorizes emergency use of anti-malarial drug touted by Trump on COVID-19 patients...

President Trump has said the drugs are potential game-changers, but medical experts warn the evidence is anecdotal in treating COVID-19....

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