Today in History for February 27th

Today in History for February 27th

Highlights of this day in history: Germany's Reichstag burns, giving the Nazis under Adolf Hitler a pretext to seize absolute power; A cease-fire ends the Persian Gulf War; Actress Elizabeth Taylor born; Children's TV host Fred Rogers dies.
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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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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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Los Angeles mayor tells 4 million to wear masks

Los Angeles mayor tells 4 million to wear masks

The mayor of Los Angeles urged 4 million residents to wear masks to combat the coronavirus when they walk out in public. Mayor Eric Garcetti reminded people to practice safe social distancing as he donned a black cloth mask to make his point.
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