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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Americans coping as 6.6 million lose jobs

Americans coping as 6.6 million lose jobs

Over 6 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, doubling a record high set one week earlier. Two New Yorkers who lost their jobs during the pandemic describe the toll it's taking. One has also tested positive for COVID-19.
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Bodies are being left on sidewalks in Ecuador city

Bodies are being left on sidewalks in Ecuador city

Ecuador was one of the first nations in the region to identify a coronavirus case. Experts say it may offer a frightening glimpse of what awaits Latin America in the coming weeks and months.
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Amazon workers fear for safety amid virus spread

Amazon workers fear for safety amid virus spread

Amazon warehouse workers outside Detroit say they fear for their health and safety amid the coronavirus outbreak. They say they are working in unsafe conditions.
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Cuomo: New York has six-day supply of ventilators

Cuomo: New York has six-day supply of ventilators

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo warned that the state will run out of ventilators in six days if usage by patients positive with the new coronavirus continues at the current rate.
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NY Doctor: We are sheep going to slaughter

NY Doctor: We are sheep going to slaughter

Nurses and doctors at Montefiore Medical Center in New York City are protesting the lack of personal protective equipment. One doctor described the situation as: "We are sheep going to slaughter."
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Dr. Fauci's face will soon be on a bobblehead

Dr. Fauci's face will soon be on a bobblehead

The U.S.' top infectious disease specialist is getting his own bobblehead. The creation from the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum features Dr. Anthony Fauci wearing motioning how to flatten the curve in the coronavirus pandemic.
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Hospital ships begin treating non-virus patients

Hospital ships begin treating non-virus patients

Commanders of the hospital ships USNS Mercy and USNS Comfort say as of Thursday morning, they've only treated 18 COVID-free patients, but they're ready for a significant increase now that the ships are docked, up and running.
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Whitmer: Michigan students won't return to school

Whitmer: Michigan students won't return to school

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has ordered that students in the state not return to K-12 school buildings the rest of the academic year due to the coronavirus pandemic and instead will learn remotely
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Spain sees medical shortages as death toll mounts

Spain sees medical shortages as death toll mounts

Doctors and nurses in Spain face ongoing shortages at an intensive care unit near Barcelona, as the country faces a growing death toll that has now exceeded 10,000.
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Nurse isolates to protect family from coronavirus

Nurse isolates to protect family from coronavirus

An intensive care nurse caring for coronavirus patients in Minnesota has moved into a camper so she doesnt infect her family but now she is sick.
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French orchestra plays sweet music amid lockdown

French orchestra plays sweet music amid lockdown

Members of the National Orchestra of France recorded individual parts of 'Bolero' while in lockdown and mixed the soundtracks into a seamless, rousing whole.
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Chefs cook unused food for servers in virus crisis

Chefs cook unused food for servers in virus crisis

A large beer garden in Washington, D.C. is now where a steady stream of hospitality industry workers line up to get much-needed care packages amid the coronavirus pandemic that's slowed restaurant work.
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Life after virus: Wuhan residents enjoy outdoors

Life after virus: Wuhan residents enjoy outdoors

Life after virus: Wuhan residents enjoy outdoors
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ShowBiz Minute: Marsalis/Schlesinger, 'Minions,' Bloom

ShowBiz Minute: Marsalis/Schlesinger, 'Minions,' Bloom

Musicians Ellis Marsalis Jr and Adam Schlesinger die; More movies postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic; Actress Rachel Bloom back home after giving birth to girl.
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On This Day: 2 April 2011

On This Day: 2 April 2011

Crooner Michael Bubl married actress and model Luisana Lopilato.
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Poll finds mixed views on US response to pandemic

Poll finds mixed views on US response to pandemic

As worries about coronavirus continue to rise, Americans give high marks to state and local governments for how they are handling the outbreak but voice some criticism of the federal government and President Donald Trump's response.
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AP Top Stories April 2

AP Top Stories April 2

Here's the latest for Wednesday April 2nd: NY State coronavirus deaths double in 3 days; Navy officials say 3,000 to be off aircraft carrier by Friday; Florida Gov. orders people statewide to stay home; Mayor tells L.A. residents to wear masks in ...
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