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 2020-04-03 00:26 

WCVB

Veteran recovers from coronavirus, celebrates 104th birthday...

"If Bill can survive this at 104, anybody can," his son-in-law said to encourage others....

 2020-04-03 00:25 

Boston 25 News

Cardboard cutouts pose as guests for wedding amid COVID-19...

Cardboard cutout wedding guests will make for a not-so-cookie-cutter wedding as a Michigan couple prepares to tie the knot during the coronavirus pandemic...

 2020-04-03 00:19 

Boston 25 News

Local company finds way to get sports fans, athletes competing again...
 2020-04-03 00:15 

Boston 25 News

State lawmakers advocate for housing protections amid economic crisis caused by COVID-19 pandemic...

With struggling families in mind, state lawmakers both on Capitol Hill and Beacon Hill have been advocating for housing protections....

 2020-04-03 00:14 

Boston 25 News

Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Evening' game...

Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Evening' game...

 2020-04-03 00:12 

Boston.com

15 reported dead in Norwood facility as nearly 80 nursing, assisted living centers battle coronavirus clusters...
 2020-04-03 00:10 

Boston 25 News

The Latest: UN approves resolution recognizing virus effects...

The U.N. General Assembly has unanimously approved a resolution recognizing "the unprecedented effects" of the coronavirus pandemic and calling for "intensified international cooperation to contain, mitigate and defeat" COVID-19...

 2020-04-03 00:07 

The Boston Globe

The economic shocks from the pandemic are reaching deep into the Massachusetts work world...

"It was almost like a tidal wave of businesses closing down," said Crompton, general manager of Old Town Trolley Tours of Boston....

 2020-04-03 00:05 

The Boston Globe

British Open postponement an option...

The 149th edition of the Open Championship is scheduled to take place July 16-19....

 2020-04-03 00:05 

Boston Herald

Charlie Baker praises China, not Trump, as Patriots plane arrives...

The political tug of war between the state and President Donald Trump over coronavirus fighting medical supplies erupted into full view with the delivery of 1.2 million protective face masks on the New England Patriots' plane from China....

 2020-04-03 00:03 

Boston Herald

Patriots owner Robert Kraft flies to aid of coronavirus fight...

Urgent terminology for the Patriots at the moment has shifted from Cover-2, OTAs and TB12 to COVID-19, PPE, N95....

 2020-04-03 00:00 

The Boston Globe

As coronavirus cases surge in Florida, fears that action came too late...

Slowly and reluctantly over the past month, as coronavirus infections grew from almost none to nearly 8,000 and more than 125 residents have died, Florida has sobered up....

 2020-04-03 00:00 

The Boston Globe

Pelosi announces new select committee to oversee coronavirus response...

Pelosi announces new select committee to oversee coronavirus response...

 2020-04-02 23:58 

The Boston Globe

Trump says he expects Russia, Saudis to cut oil production...

But the Kremlin disputed part of Trump's tweet, leading to skepticism that a deal was imminent....

 2020-04-02 23:55 

The Boston Globe

Navy removes captain of aircraft carrier stricken by coronavirus...

The Navy removed the captain of the stricken aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt on Thursday, only days after he implored his superior officers for more help as a coronavirus outbreak spread aboard the ship....

 2020-04-02 23:55 

Boston 25 News

'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 23:54 

The Boston Globe

Report: US hostage families seek better government support...

Relatives of Americans who are wrongfully imprisoned abroad or held hostage by militant groups say in a report Thursday that the U.S. government must do better in communicating with them, though they cite improvements over the past five years....

 2020-04-02 23:54 

Boston Herald

Massachusetts firefighters ask for help as coronavirus 'spike' looms...

The state firefighter union president is sounding the alarm over a potential "very large spike" in firefighters sidelined by coronavirus over the next few weeks, calling for legislative help as protective equipment runs thin during what's expe...

 2020-04-02 23:51 

Boston.com

Coronavirus Economic fallout mounts, worldwide cases top 1 million...

The mounting economic fallout almost certainly signals the onset of a global recession....

 2020-04-02 23:50 

Boston 25 News

Navy fires captain who sought help for virus-stricken ship...

The captain of a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier facing a growing outbreak of the coronavirus was fired Thursday by Navy leaders who said he created a panic by sending his memo pleading for help to too many people...

 2020-04-02 23:48 

The Boston Globe

Judge won't delay Wisconsin election but extends voting...

A federal judge on Thursday declined to postpone Wisconsin's presidential primary as the coronavirus spreads, but he ordered that people be given an extra six days beyond Tuesday's election for absentee voting....

 2020-04-02 23:47 

The Boston Globe

MBTA adds service to some bus lines, cuts others in response to pandemic...

The MBTA will temporarily add service to some bus routes and eliminate others, beginning Monday, as the transit agency focuses on serving medical personnel amid the coronavirus pandemic, officials said Thursday....

 2020-04-02 23:46 

Boston Herald

Senior care group makes urgent call for more testing, protective equipment...

Nursing home staff caring for the elderly, who are especially vulnerable to the coronavirus, on Thursday called on the state to provide them with more testing and urgently needed personal protective equipment....

 2020-04-02 23:46 

WCVB

Video: Coastal storm to bring waves of rain into Friday...

Expect waves of rain from Thursday night into Friday, with skies remaining gray through the first half of Saturday....

 2020-04-02 23:45 

The Conversation AU

This lizard lays eggs and gives live birth. We think it's undergoing a major evolutionary transition...

Nicholas Wu , Author provided Our earliest vertebrate (animals with backbones) ancestors laid eggs, but over millions of years of evolution, some species began to give birth to live young. There is a traditional dichotomy in vertebrate reproduction: speci...

 2020-04-02 23:45 

Boston Herald

System that sanitizes 80,000 coronavirus masks a day coming to Massachusetts...

A decontamination system that can clean up to 80,000 N95 masks a day will soon be online in Somerville -- a "significant win" for health care workers and first responders struggling to gain access to crucial personal protective equipment in the fi...

 2020-04-02 23:44 

The Boston Globe

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

California is ramping up testing for coronavirus even as a backlog of 59,000 pending tests is growing, delaying some people from getting results for up to 12 days and leaving an incomplete picture of how widespread the outbreak is in the state....

 2020-04-02 23:42 

WHDH

Mass. National Guard dispatched to Littleton senior living facility after 5 residents die of COVID-19...

The Massachusetts National Guard will be dispatched to a Littleton senior living facility on Friday after five residents died from coronavirus complications, according to town......

 2020-04-02 23:42 

WCVB

PPE decontamination facility to open in Massachusetts next week...

The facility, which will be the first of its kind in Massachusetts, can decontaminate up to 80,000 masks per day....

 2020-04-02 23:41 

Boston Herald

Fore! Allow social distance golfing, Charlie...

There's fresh air, a chance for much-needed exercise, and acres of space to ensure proper social distancing, but supporters of a fast-growing online petition to reopen Bay State golf courses should take note — no groups allowed....

 2020-04-02 23:40 

Boston 25 News

Winning numbers drawn in 'Wild Money' game...

Winning numbers drawn in 'Wild Money' game...

 2020-04-02 23:36 

WCVB

PPE decontamination system will be set up in old Kmart...

The company that developed the system says medical masks can be cleaned and reused up to 20 times and still protect against the coronavirus....

 2020-04-02 23:33 

The Boston Globe

Pakistani Court Overturns Conviction in 2002 Pearl Killing...

ISLAMABAD — A Pakistani court Thursday overturned the murder conviction and death sentence of Ahmad Omar Saeed Sheikh, a British-born militant who had been convicted of masterminding the 2002 abduction and killing of U.S. journalist Daniel Pearl, la...

 2020-04-02 23:33 

WGGB

[ Springfield ]

Five residents at Heritage Hall West in Agawam test positive for COVID-19...

AGAWAM, MA (WGGB/WHSM) -- The state announced a renewed effort to protect those most vulnerable to COVID-19....

 2020-04-02 23:30 

Boston Herald

Patriots jet carrying 1M masks a 'win' for Massachusetts during coronavirus pandemic...

The Patriots plane carrying lifesaving cargo of a million surgical masks touched down at Logan International Airport in a scene that left many — including Gov. Charlie Baker — choked up. "Honestly, we can't thank you and your dad and f...

 2020-04-02 23:29 

Boston 25 News

Ships with coronavirus patients dock in Florida...

A cruise ship that had at least two passengers die of coronavirus and others sickened while barred from South American ports has finally docked in Florida...

 2020-04-02 23:29 

WCVB

National Grid workers sequestered during coronavirus crisis...

About 100 employees, who are essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, are now living at work....

 2020-04-02 23:27 

The Boston Globe

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

The Trump administration is formalizing new guidance to recommend that many Americans wear face coverings when leaving home, in an effort to slow the spread of the new coronavirus....

 2020-04-02 23:27 

WCVB

Restaurant helps restore wages, supports healthcare workers during pandemic...

Donations fund the food and help restore wages to restaurant workers. The meals are then donated to healthcare workers....

 2020-04-02 23:25 

Boston 25 News

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...

 2020-04-02 23:22 

WHDH

Judge lets rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine go home, citing COVID-19...

NEW YORK (AP) — Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine was ordered immediately freed from a Manhattan federal lockup four months early Thursday by a judge who cited......

 2020-04-02 23:22 

WGGB

[ Springfield ]

Police identify suspect in deadly Chicopee shooting...

CHICOPEE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -- Authorities have identified the suspect in a deadly shooting in Chicopee....

 2020-04-02 23:21 

Boston Herald

Federal judge weighs coronavirus in leaning toward release of some ICE detainees...

A federal judge is "eager" to release ICE detainees because of coronavirus concerns in Bristol County facilities, over objections by law enforcement and ICE whose attorney argued Thursday there's no evidence coronavirus is threatening detainee...

 2020-04-02 23:21 

The Boston Globe

Trump rips into Schumer for complaints about coronavirus response...

President Trump delivered an unusual rebuttal by letter to Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer Thursday, angered by his fellow New Yorker's criticism of the administration's handling of the coronavirus outbreak....

 2020-04-02 23:18 

CBS Boston

Littleton Assisted Living Facility Considered 'Hot Spot' For Coronavirus...

Littleton has notified the state that Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley is not complying with COVID-19 protocols....

 2020-04-02 23:15 

Boston 25 News

Judge lets rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine go home, citing COVID-19...

A New York judge has ordered the rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine immediately freed from a Manhattan federal jail because his asthma puts him in danger of the coronavirus...

 2020-04-02 23:14 

CBS Boston

Coronavirus Support: Winchester Teen Recruits Volunteers To Connect With Seniors, Virtually...

A Winchester teen is helping some seniors feel more connected to their community....

 2020-04-02 23:14 

Boston.com

Stimulus checks IRS to start sending stimulus checks April 9; some Americans won't receive them until September...

The speed with which the money is disbursed will depend largely on people's method of filing taxes....

 2020-04-02 23:10 

CBS Boston

Baker: Masks Transported By Patriots Will Make 'Enormous Difference' In Coronavirus Fight...

Gov. Charlie Baker thanked the Kraft family for helping get more than one million masks to health care workers....

 2020-04-02 23:10 

Boston 25 News

Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Evening' game...

Winning numbers drawn in 'Numbers Evening' game...

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