Coronavirus Special Features

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KMBZ News Staff
May 25, 2020 - 5:43 am
By OLIVIA EUBANKS, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Due to the coronavirus pandemic, many traditional Memorial Day ceremonies and events are being streamed online this year. “Memorial Day is a time we normally gather at the memorials to lay a wreath in honor of the fallen, remember their heroic deeds, and...
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In this May 21, 2020, photo, the Larson sisters wash their hands inside the gate at their home in Dakar, Senegal. The girls were adopted from Sierra Leone after their father and other relatives died of Ebola. (AP Photo/Krista Larson)
AP News Staff
May 22, 2020 - 8:17 am
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — “Are you going to die?” my 8-year-old daughter asked me the other day. “They said on the radio that adults are getting sick and dying.” "Maybe you should stay inside." Instantly I was flooded with the anguish so many parents around the world are carrying right now because we...
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Gabriela Arevalo
May 21, 2020 - 2:17 pm
If you’re planning on taking a road trip amid the coronavirus pandemic, here are some helpful safety tips from experts to make sure that your local vacation goes smoothly. Find out more here!
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This April 16, 2020 photo shows a real estate company sign that marks a home for sale in Harmony, Pa. U.S. new home sales plunged 15.4% in March as the lockdowns that began in the middle of the month began to rattle the housing market. The Commerce Department reported Thursday, April 23, that sales of new single-family homes dropped to a seasonally ajdjusted annual rate of 627,000 last month after sales had fallen 4.6% in February. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
AP News Staff
May 21, 2020 - 9:46 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of existing homes plunged 17.8% in April with the real estate market still in the grips of the coronavirus pandemic. The National Association of Realtors said Thursday that last month's decline pushed sales down to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.33 million units, the...
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The exterior and sign of a Waffle House restaurant in Colorado. File photo
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AP News Staff
May 20, 2020 - 11:00 am
DENVER (AP) - A man is accused of shooting a Waffle House employee in suburban Denver one night after being asked to wear a face covering inside the restaurant.
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KMBZ News Staff
May 20, 2020 - 9:10 am
By MATT GUTMAN and LISSETTE RODRIGUEZ, ABC News (GALLUP, N.M.) -- It felt like haunted ground. The only sounds left at the traditional Najavo hut were the notes of the wind chimes and the whines of the puppies. COVID-19 had taken away the 11 family members who had lived in this dwelling. Three...
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FILE - In this April 6, 2020 file photo, a customer wearing a mask carries his purchases as he leaves a Target store during the coronavirus pandemic, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Online sales at Target more than doubled as the pandemic put millions in lockdown during the first quarter, revealing further the critical role big box stores played in getting supplies to an immobilized population. The Minneapolis company reported Wednesday, May 20 that comparable-store sales, which include online purchases, rose 10.8% for the three-month period that ended May 2. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
AP News Staff
May 20, 2020 - 6:18 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Online sales at Target more than doubled as the pandemic put millions in lockdown during the first quarter, revealing further the critical role big box stores played in getting supplies to an immobilized population. The Minneapolis company reported Wednesday that comparable-store...
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FILE - This Oct. 9, 2014 file photo shows The Eli Young Band performing during halftime of an NFL football game in Houston. The band will perform as part of the Concert in Your Car series at the new Texas Rangers stadium ,Globe Life Field, in Arlington, Texas starting June 4. (AP Photo/Patric Schneider, File)
AP News Staff
May 19, 2020 - 10:46 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The last time bassist Jon Jones played a concert with his country group Eli Young Band was March 8. He hopes to hit the stage again in June to launch a new drive-in concert series in his first return to live music with fans since the devastating coronavirus. “This is going...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 19, 2020 - 5:41 am
By MINA KAJI, AMANDA MAILE and GIO BENITEZ, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- When Fred and Marlene Kantrow of Long Island, New York, boarded the Celebrity Eclipse on Feb. 29 in South America "getting sick was the furthest thing from (their) minds." However, Fred Kantrow was hospitalized with the novel...
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KMBZ News Staff
May 19, 2020 - 5:36 am
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News (HOUSTON) -- A Texas church has canceled public masses following the death of a priest who was suspected of having the coronavirus. Holy Ghost Parish in Houston had resumed masses on May 2, just as Texas started to loosen its stay-at-home restrictions. But the parish...
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