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March 29, 2020 - 2:41 pm
(NEW YORK) -- A political battle between Rhode Island and New York's top leaders over new coronavirus precautions ended this weekend after Gov. Gina Raimondo changed her executive order that mandated New Yorkers who traveled to her state be quarantined, regardless of symptoms. Gov. Andrew Cuomo...
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March 29, 2020 - 2:28 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Social distancing, staying 6 feet apart and cleaning surfaces with anti-bacterial products are some of the tools health experts and government officials have drilled into the minds for everyone around the world to do in order to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. But, for...
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March 29, 2020 - 2:09 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Funeral homes are learning to navigate a new normal of mourning under the novel coronavirus pandemic, as long-cherished embraces have been barred and memorials must be limited in size and scope. For Thomas Pirro Jr., a funeral director in Syracuse, New York, not being able to comfort...
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March 29, 2020 - 1:15 pm
(NEW YORK) -- More than 33,000 people have been killed around the world as the amount of novel coronavirus cases continues to skyrocket with the number of diagnosed COVID-19 cases globally surpassing 710,000 on Sunday. The number of cases across the globe has grown exponentially in a matter of...
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March 28, 2020 - 2:32 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The amount of novel coronavirus cases around the world and in the U.S. continues to skyrocket. By Saturday morning, the number of diagnosed COVID-19 cases around the world surpassed 649,000. It was just Thursday that the globe reached 500,000 cases, which was double the number of...
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March 28, 2020 - 1:04 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The House of Representatives on Friday passed the largest aid measure in American history, a $2 trillion stimulus package that President Donald Trump signed into law. Direct payments will be made to Americans to help offset financial hardships incurred during the coronavirus pandemic...
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March 28, 2020 - 12:23 pm
(HORSESHOE LAKE, Ark.) -- Almost 23 years after an Arkansas mother was murdered by a 16-year-old, the convicted killer allegedly killed her daughter, police said. Deputies from the Crittenden County Sheriff's Office responded to a call on Wednesday at the historical Snowden House in Horseshoe Lake...
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March 28, 2020 - 11:24 am
(NEW YORK) -- The governor of Rhode Island is taking extreme measures to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus in her state by sending law enforcement officers door-to-door to quarantine New York residents. The effort is to stop the spread of the coronavirus to Rhode Island residents by...
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March 28, 2020 - 9:34 am
(NEW YORK) -- Staying at home has become synonymous with healthy habits in the age of coronavirus, but what's everyone doing to stay entertained indoors? From insanely intricate puzzles keeping people focused for days to baking loaves of fresh bread, here's a snapshot of what some people are doing...
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FILE - In this April 10, 2018, file photo, a U.S. Navy crewman monitors on the deck of the U.S. aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt in international waters off South China Sea. The USS Theodore Roosevelt made the second-ever visit by a U.S. aircraft carrier strike group to Vietnam to mark 25 years of diplomatic relations and growing security ties between the former Cold War antagonists amid China's aggressive moves in the South China Sea. (AP Photo/Jim Gomez, File)
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March 27, 2020 - 11:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Navy, the military service hit hardest by the coronavirus, scrambled to contain its first at-sea outbreak, with at least two dozen infected aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt, one of 11 active aircraft carriers whose mission is central to the Pentagon's strategy for deterring...
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