Trump says 'a lot of death' ahead in virus fight

Trump says 'a lot of death' ahead in virus fight

President Donald Trump said Saturday the United States was heading into what could be its "toughest" weeks as cases of the new coronavirus swell nationwide.
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Cuomo: NY within 7-day range of virus apex

Cuomo: NY within 7-day range of virus apex

Cuomo: NY within 7-day range of virus apex
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'Corona' chorus unites voice around the world

'Corona' chorus unites voice around the world

More than 100 people from around the world virtually sing together in the Corona Community Chorus. It seeks to ease anxiety over the coronavirus outbreak through music.
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Today in History for April 4th

Today in History for April 4th

Highlights of this day in history: Martin Luther King Jr. is assasinated; President William Henry Harrison dies; Hank Aaron hits 714th career home run; Maya Angelou is born.
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Trump says NY should have ordered more ventilators

Trump says NY should have ordered more ventilators

President Donald Trump says his administration is “doing our best” for New York, and the state should have ordered more ventilators years ago on a day when Gov. Andrew Cuomo vowed to seize unused ventilators in the state to fight the coronavirus p...
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Trump: Energy markets impacted by virus threat

Trump: Energy markets impacted by virus threat

Trump: Energy markets impacted by virus threat
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3-D printed face shields aid health workers

3-D printed face shields aid health workers

The owner of a 3-D print and design firm in Washington state has developed a medical visor and face shield that's easy to make. The design of the visor has been approved by the U.S. National Institutes of Health.
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Louisiana resident pays tribute to Ellis Marsalis

Louisiana resident pays tribute to Ellis Marsalis

Grief in Isolation: Woman plays calliope in honor of Ellis Marsalis, New Orleans jazz pianist and teacher who died of pneumonia brought on by the new coronavirus.
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Cruise passengers board flights home amid outbreak

Cruise passengers board flights home amid outbreak

Passengers from an ill-fated cruise were finally allowed to touch dry land for the first time in weeks. They disembarked in Fort Lauderdale Friday and buses took people healthy enough to travel directly to the airport to board chartered flights home.
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Face masks recommended, Trump says he won't wear

Face masks recommended, Trump says he won't wear

President Donald Trump says his administration is encouraging many Americans to wear face masks in public, though he stresses that the recommendation is optional and is conceding that he will not be complying with it.
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NYC police cleared to seize unused ventilators

NYC police cleared to seize unused ventilators

New York City law enforcement has been authorized to seize ventilators and other medical equipment from private hosptials and companies that aren't using them. It's one of the most aggressive steps to relieve severe shortages of equipment needed t...
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Calif. to aid small businesses impacted by virus

Calif. to aid small businesses impacted by virus

California is trying to aid small businesses affected by a statewide lockdown prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Small businesses will have a year to give the state up to $50,000 in sales taxes they collect from customers.
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NYC reacts to mixed messages on face mask use

NYC reacts to mixed messages on face mask use

New Yorkers have reacted with differing views on the use of protective face masks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Mixed messages about whether people should be wearing protective face masks has left many confused and frustrated.
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AP photo essay: Life interrupted from coronavirus

AP photo essay: Life interrupted from coronavirus

It’s a scene playing out all over the world. The empty streets, the silent playgrounds and the lone commuter. Rush hour feels more like hush hour. From above, life on earth looks different.
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Army Corps of Engineers adding more hospital beds

Army Corps of Engineers adding more hospital beds

Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, commanding general of the Army Corps of Engineers, said Friday his organization is assigning eight contracts to add about 10,000 temporary patient beds.
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Family celebrates birthday outside of nursing home

Family celebrates birthday outside of nursing home

A family in West Virginia took their 6-year daughter's birthday party on the road to celebrate outside of her grandmother's nursing home while it was on lockdown due to positive cases of COVID-19.
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AP Top Stories April 3

AP Top Stories April 3

Here's the latest for Friday, April 3rd: NY Gov. Cuomo signs order to redeploy ventilators; Cruise ship passengers finally disembark; Chicago turns convention center into coronavirus hospital; Soul singer Bill Withers dies at 81.
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California seeking 15,000 hotel rooms for homeless

California seeking 15,000 hotel rooms for homeless

California Gov. Gavin Newsom says the state is seeking 15,000 hotel rooms for the homeless during the coronavirus crisis. The state has already obtained nearly 7,000 hotel rooms and is working with local agencies to get the homeless into them.
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Funeral services different during virus outbreak

Funeral services different during virus outbreak

As stay-at-home orders and social distancing persists, funeral homes are adapting their services. Only five family members attended J. Robert Colemans funeral in South Carolina on Friday, but his son said he wouldnt have wanted much else.
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Stay-at-home order leaves DC streets mostly empty

Stay-at-home order leaves DC streets mostly empty

Sidewalks and streets in one of Washington's usually busy neighborhoods are nearly empty after DC Mayor Muriel Bowser ordered residents to stay at home.
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MD Gov. confirms Kennedy family members missing

MD Gov. confirms Kennedy family members missing

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says that rescuers are searching for two missing boaters - the daughter and grandson of former Maryland Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend - after their canoe was found in Chesapeake Bay.
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Louisiana gov.: Lack of ventilators is main issue

Louisiana gov.: Lack of ventilators is main issue

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says the biggest issue for the the state right now is getting enough ventilators during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Louisiana confirmed a 42% spike in coronavirus cases Thursday.
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Face masks transported by Patriots arrives in NYC

Face masks transported by Patriots arrives in NYC

A truck owned by the New England Patriots delivered a shipment of 300,000 N95 face masks to the Javits Center in New York on Friday to help medical personnel there.
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Detroit health system to study virus treatment

Detroit health system to study virus treatment

Henry Ford Health System in Detroit will lead a 3,000-person U.S. study to determine the effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine in preventing COVID-19 infections.
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Cuomo to sign order to redeploy ventilators

Cuomo to sign order to redeploy ventilators

With coronavirus deaths climbing rapidly in New York, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday he will sign an executive order to take ventilators and protective gear from private hospitals and companies that aren't using them.
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Dems demand unemployment benefits in 2 weeks

Dems demand unemployment benefits in 2 weeks

Democratic senators are demanding that benefits find their way to newly unemployed workers within two weeks after a record-long streak of U.S. job growth ended suddenly in March as employers slashed hundreds of thousands of jobs.
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Lean On Me, Lovely Day singer Bill Withers dies at 81

Lean On Me, Lovely Day singer Bill Withers dies at 81

Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s including Lean On Me, Lovely Day and Aint No Sunshine, has died from heart complications, his family said in a statement to The Associated Press. He was 81.
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On This Day: 3 April 2007

On This Day: 3 April 2007

Halle Berry received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
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ShowBiz Minute: Tekashi 6ix9ine, DiCaprio, Cruise

ShowBiz Minute: Tekashi 6ix9ine, DiCaprio, Cruise

Judge lets rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine go home, citing COVID-19; Leonardo DiCaprio helps launch Americas Food Fund; "Top Gun: Maverick" release postponed to December due to coronavirus.
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Captain of virus-stricken aircraft carrier fired

Captain of virus-stricken aircraft carrier fired

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

Hundreds from cruise ships to fly home

South Florida officials say 1,200 from two docked cruise ships will fly to their home countries. Those who are mildly ill will be quarantined on board and some are being hospitalized locally.
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AP Top Stories April 3

AP Top Stories April 3

Here's the latest for Friday April 3rd: Over 6,000 Americans dead from coronavirus; Trump administration works on guidance recommending face masks in public; France rushes medical crews to Paris; Cruise ship passengers in South Florida to fly home.
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Number of Louisiana virus cases spikes

Number of Louisiana virus cases spikes

Tulane University helps process coronavirus tests as number of confirmed cases statewide spikes.
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Survivor: 'In my blood, there may be answers'

Survivor: 'In my blood, there may be answers'

When Tiffany Pinckney was seriously ill with the coronavirus, all she could do was pray that she didn't give it to her two sons or her co-workers. Now that she is recovered, she's hoping there's something in her blood that will help others.
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Today in History for April 3rd

Today in History for April 3rd

Highlights of this day in history: Martin Luther King Jr. gives speech before assasination; Bruno Richard Hauptmann electrocuted for kidnap and murder of Charles Lindbergh's son; President Harry Truman signs Marshall plan; Jesse James shot to deat...
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1M masks arrive in US to aid fight against virus

1M masks arrive in US to aid fight against virus

A plane carrying supplies of vital personal protective equipment for health workers battling the coronavirus pandemic arrived in Boston, Massachusetts on Thursday.
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Trump takes new virus test, tests negative again

Trump takes new virus test, tests negative again

President Donald Trump says he was tested again for coronavirus Thursday. The White House said Trump's latest test returned a negative result in 15 minutes, and said Trump was healthy and without symptoms.
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2 cruise ships dock in Florida after negotiations

2 cruise ships dock in Florida after negotiations

A cruise ship that's been floating at sea with coronavirus patients aboard for two weeks after being turned away from South American ports has finally been allowed to dock in Florida.
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NYC funeral homes struggle as virus deaths mount

NYC funeral homes struggle as virus deaths mount

WARNING: DISTURBING CONTENT++ Funeral homes in New York are in crisis as demand surges amid the coronavirus pandemic. Funeral Services NYC is equipped to handle 40-60 cases at a time but on Thursday, the roster numbered 185.
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NYC's Javits Center wll take COVID-19 patients

NYC's Javits Center wll take COVID-19 patients

New York City's Javits Center will receive COVID-19 patients, and so will temporary hospital facilities at the New Orleans and Dallas convention centers in a change announced by President Donald Trump Thursday.
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US small businesses hit hard by virus impact

US small businesses hit hard by virus impact

An Arizona caterer and event planner is feeling the impact of the virus pandemic, with almost all of her events cancelled or postponed.
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Its tough: Woman seeks unemployment benefits

Its tough: Woman seeks unemployment benefits

A Detroit-area woman is having a tough time getting through to anyone to apply for unemployment benefits. More than 6.6 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week.
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NY nurses use 3D face masks due to acute shortage

NY nurses use 3D face masks due to acute shortage

NY nurses use 3D face masks due to acute shortage
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Biden wants to talk to Trump about lessons learned

Biden wants to talk to Trump about lessons learned

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden says he hopes to speak with President Donald Trump to provide "some lessons" and suggestions dealing with health crises that he learned during his vice presidency in Obama administration.
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83 metric tons of PPE arrives in Ohio

83 metric tons of PPE arrives in Ohio

Around 83 metric tons of personal protective equipment has arrived in Columbus, Ohio. The shipment is a result of FEMA and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services connecting private sector donor organizations and health care providers.
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Hospital group allows workers greater use of masks

Hospital group allows workers greater use of masks

UW Medicine, which runs hospitals and clinics around Seattle, announced changes to its mask policy after employees objected to directives that disallowed or discouraged workers from using masks when they were not dealing with COVID-19 patients.
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AP Top Stories April 2

AP Top Stories April 2

Here's the latest for Thursday April 2nd: U.S. labor department reveals job cuts are mounting; Russia flies military aircraft with medical equipment and masks to U.S.; DNC delays convention; Polar bear cub prospers despite lack of visitors.
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Army soldiers set up military hospital in Seattle

Army soldiers set up military hospital in Seattle

Army soldiers are setting up a military hospital at Seattle's CenturyLink Field and it will include 250 beds for non-coronavirus patients.
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