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Trump calls for $2T infrastructure bill as 'Phase 4' of coronavirus response

Fox News2020-03-31 15:53:07.1326194

Trump calls for $2T infrastructure bill as 'Phase 4' of coronavirus response Author: Fox News
President Trump on Tuesday called for a $2 trillion infrastructure bill to serve as “Phase 4” of the federal government’s coronavirus response efforts, just days after Congress approved a massive stimulus package worth even more than that. ...Read full article

CNN anchor Chris Cuomo diagnosed with coronavirus; he will continue working from home

CNN2020-03-31 15:45:56

CNN anchor Chris Cuomo diagnosed with coronavirus; he will continue working from home Author: Brian Stelter, CNN Business
CNN anchor Chris Cuomo has been diagnosed with Covid-19, the network said in a memo to employees on Tuesday. ...Read full article

World's busiest border falls quiet with millions of Mexicans barred from U.S.

Reuters2020-03-31 15:42:47

World's busiest border falls quiet with millions of Mexicans barred from U.S. Author: Lizbeth Diaz
The world's busiest land border has fallen quiet as restrictions to contain the coronavirus prevent millions of Mexicans from making daily trips north, including many who work in U.S. businesses. ...Read full article

Pelosi says she, Congress are not responsible for slow response to coronavirus - live updates

USA Today2020-03-31 15:29:06+00:00

Pelosi says she, Congress are not responsible for slow response to coronavirus - live updates Author:
Democratic Sen. Charles Schumer said he hopes Fine holds "President Trump and his administration accountable to the letter and spirit of the law." ...Read full article

Former NFL player-turned-neurosurgeon: A 'collective buy-in' is needed to slow coronavirus

Fox News2020-03-31 15:23:02.3876351

Former NFL player-turned-neurosurgeon: A 'collective buy-in' is needed to slow coronavirus Author: Fox News
While it is a "difficult" and "bad" time both for hospitals and patients strained under the threat of coronavirus (COVID-19), America can make it past this virus by working together, former NFL player-turned-neurosurgeon for Boston's Massachusetts General Hos… ...Read full article

With hospitals under siege, U.S. to build hundreds of temporary coronavirus wards

Reuters2020-03-31 15:14:20

With hospitals under siege, U.S. to build hundreds of temporary coronavirus wards Author: Susan Heavey
The United States aims to build hundreds of temporary hospitals to ease pressure on medical centers struggling to keep up with a surge of coronavirus patients, officials said on Tuesday, a day after the number of U.S. deaths hit a new daily high. ...Read full article

U.S. Surgeon General explains why CDC recommends public does not wear masks

Fox News2020-03-31 15:07:53.5567953

U.S. Surgeon General explains why CDC recommends public does not wear masks Author: Fox News
U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams explains why the CDC and WHO do not recommend the general public wear masks and how doing so could increase your virus risk ...Read full article

Watch live: Gov. Andrew Cuomo gives update on New York's coronavirus response

The Hill2020-03-31 15:07:34

Watch live: Gov. Andrew Cuomo gives update on New York's coronavirus response Author: The Hill staff
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) will hold a coronavirus briefing on Tuesday morning.The briefing is scheduled to begin at 11:15 a.m.Watch the live video above. ...Read full article

DOJ watchdog finds additional problems with FBI's surveillance warrant process | TheHill

The Hill2020-03-31 15:06:51

DOJ watchdog finds additional problems with FBI's surveillance warrant process | TheHill Author: Olivia Beavers
A Justice Department watchdog has identified additional errors in the FBI's surveillance war... ...Read full article

Tenants call on lawmakers to pass rent freezes | TheHill

The Hill2020-03-31 15:06:44

Tenants call on lawmakers to pass rent freezes | TheHill Author: J. Edward Moreno
Renters are calling on state and federal lawmakers to freeze rent requirements for tenants as par... ...Read full article

Trump backs infrastructure bill as next phase of coronavirus relief | TheHill

The Hill2020-03-31 15:02:14

Trump backs infrastructure bill as next phase of coronavirus relief | TheHill Author: Brett Samuels
President Trump on Tuesday encouraged Congress to pass a $2 trillion infrastructure bill as the n... ...Read full article

Dr. Siegel: Why wearing gloves at grocery store is not necessarily a good idea

Fox News2020-03-31 14:52:58.5648444

Dr. Siegel: Why wearing gloves at grocery store is not necessarily a good idea Author: Fox News
Fox News contributor Dr. Marc Siegel said on Tuesday that he prefers constant hand sanitization and washing over wearing gloves for safety purposes during the coronavirus outbreak. ...Read full article

Teddy bear hunt helps distract kids under lockdown

BBC News2020-03-31 14:51:53

Teddy bear hunt helps distract kids under lockdown Author: BBC News
For millions of children on lockdown, teddy bear hunts are a welcome relief from the isolation. ...Read full article

Trump administration rolls back Obama-era fuel efficiency standards | TheHill

The Hill2020-03-31 14:39:06

Trump administration rolls back Obama-era fuel efficiency standards | TheHill Author: Rebecca Beitsch
The Trump administration on Tuesday rolled back an Obama-era law that pushes automakers to produc... ...Read full article

Russia includes jail terms to enforce crackdown

BBC News2020-03-31 14:24:42

Russia includes jail terms to enforce crackdown Author: BBC News
New Russian laws impose tough penalties for violating lockdown rules. ...Read full article

Former NFL player turned doctor combats COVID-19 chaos

Fox News2020-03-31 14:23:10.6160034

Former NFL player turned doctor combats COVID-19 chaos Author: Fox News
Fmr Tennessee Titan Myron Rolle discusses how he is helping fight coronavirus and his journey from the football field to neurosurgery ...Read full article

Stocks slide, on pace for worst quarter since 2008

Reuters2020-03-31 14:18:59

Stocks slide, on pace for worst quarter since 2008 Author: David Randall
Global stock markets slid on Tuesday as investors continued to assess the economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic, leaving the MSCI benchmark of world equities on pace to finish its worst quarter since the financial crisis of 2008. ...Read full article

McConnell: Impeachment distracted government from coronavirus threat | TheHill

The Hill2020-03-31 14:11:38

McConnell: Impeachment distracted government from coronavirus threat | TheHill Author: Alexander Bolton
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U.S. House, Senate leaders split on need for more coronavirus legislation

Reuters2020-03-31 14:03:27

U.S. House, Senate leaders split on need for more coronavirus legislation Author: Susan Heavey
The nation's top two congressional leaders were divided on Tuesday over the need for more legislation to deal with the fallout from the coronavirus crisis after three earlier bills were approved, including a $2 trillion economic relief measure. ...Read full article

Facing coronavirus travel bans, the Mormon church has chartered jets to bring thousands of missionaries home

The Washington Post2020-03-31 14:00:58

Facing coronavirus travel bans, the Mormon church has chartered jets to bring thousands of missionaries home Author:
The coronavirus pandemic has wrought logistical nightmares and disrupted one of the faith’s most cherished traditions. ...Read full article

S&P 500 set for worst first quarter since 1938

Reuters2020-03-31 13:58:08

S&P 500 set for worst first quarter since 1938 Author: Uday Sampath Kumar
Wall Street was set to open lower on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 headed for its worst first quarter since 1938 as evidence grew of the scale of the damage caused by the collapse in oil prices and business activity due to the coronavirus. ...Read full article

Dow heads toward worst quarter since 1987

Fox News2020-03-31 13:52:56.1063484

Dow heads toward worst quarter since 1987 Author: Fox News
The Dow, which through Monday had fallen almost 22 percent this year, was on track for its biggest quarterly decline since 1987. ...Read full article

Belgian girl becomes Europe's youngest coronavirus victim: media

Reuters2020-03-31 13:47:24

Belgian girl becomes Europe's youngest coronavirus victim: media Author: Marine Strauss
A 12-year-old girl died in Belgium of the coronavirus, a spokesman for the health ministry said on Tuesday, and local media reported she was Europe's youngest victim of the disease. ...Read full article

FDA authorizes use of new two-minute test kit for coronavirus

Reuters2020-03-31 13:44:18

FDA authorizes use of new two-minute test kit for coronavirus Author: Reuters Editorial
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has authorized the emergency use of Bodysphere Inc's test that can detect the coronavirus in nearly two minutes, the privately held company said on Tuesday. ...Read full article

Is there enough testing in COVID-19 hotspots?

Fox News2020-03-31 13:37:51.5967049

Is there enough testing in COVID-19 hotspots? Author: Fox News
'Now is the time to go full force,' says Dr. Peter Hotez, Baylor College of Medicine, explaining the importance of testing and getting ahead of the coronavirus pandemic ...Read full article

Mexican drug cartels struggle during coronavirus, hike prices as lab supplies from China dry up

Fox News2020-03-31 13:37:49.7199049

Mexican drug cartels struggle during coronavirus, hike prices as lab supplies from China dry up Author: Fox News
The onslaught of the coronavirus has not only sent the global economy tumbling – but it has also hit illicit industries where it hurts the most, and Mexican cartels are no exception. ...Read full article

Coronavirus concerns delay restart of Ford's North American production

Reuters2020-03-31 13:37:41

Coronavirus concerns delay restart of Ford's North American production Author: Nick Carey
Ford Motor Co said on Tuesday it was postponing its plan to restart production at its North America plants due to safety concerns for its workers amid the coronavirus pandemic. ...Read full article

Mass disinfections to combat coronavirus pose another health hazard

Reuters2020-03-31 13:23:45

Mass disinfections to combat coronavirus pose another health hazard Author: Prasto Wardoyo
A drone dispersed clouds of disinfectant in the sky above Indonesia's second-largest city Surabaya on Tuesday, a response to the coronavirus pandemic which is catching on around the world despite warnings from health experts. ...Read full article

Federal Reserve tries to insulate U.S. economy from trouble abroad

The Washington Post2020-03-31 13:15:59

Federal Reserve tries to insulate U.S. economy from trouble abroad Author:
The Federal Reserve announced a program Tuesday to help insulate the U.S. economy from trouble overseas, another unprecedented action. ...Read full article

What the coronavirus lockdown looks like from space

Al Jazeera English2020-03-31 13:13:00

What the coronavirus lockdown looks like from space Author: Mohammed Haddad
Before and after satellite images show the impact of coronavirus containment measures on cities worldwide. ...Read full article

Watch: CNN's Lemon Opposes Taking Coronavirus Briefings Live, Cuomo Pushes Back

Breitbart News2020-03-31 13:06:41

Watch: CNN's Lemon Opposes Taking Coronavirus Briefings Live, Cuomo Pushes Back Author: Ian Hanchett
CNN hosts Don Lemon and Chris Cuomo disagreed over whether news networks should carry the White House's pandemic press briefings live. | Clips During the transition between CNN's "Cuomo Primetime" and "CNN Tonight" on Monday, CNN hosts Don Lemon and Chris Cuo… ...Read full article

Fed steps in once again to try to smooth out lending markets

Associated Press2020-03-31 12:57:21

Author: CHRISTOPHER RUGABER
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve is intervening once again to try to smooth out the world's lending markets, this time by lending dollars to other central banks in exchange for Treasurys.... ...Read full article

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

Associated Press2020-03-31 12:57:05

Author: The Associated Press
The mounting death toll from the virus outbreak in the United States has it poised to overtake China's tally of 3,300 deaths, with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo saying up to 1 million more health... ...Read full article

Ford, GE to produce 50,000 ventilators in 100 days

Reuters2020-03-31 12:56:27

Ford, GE to produce 50,000 ventilators in 100 days Author: Nick Carey
Ford Motor Co said on Monday it will produce 50,000 ventilators over the next 100 days at a plant in Michigan in cooperation with General Electric's healthcare unit, and can then build 30,000 per month as needed to treat patients afflicted with the coronaviru… ...Read full article

Jon Taffer’s biggest worry for restaurants when pandemic ends

Fox News2020-03-31 12:53:11.6500319

Jon Taffer’s biggest worry for restaurants when pandemic ends Author: Fox News
Jon Taffer, Bar Rescue host, discusses if restaurants will be able to recover with stimulus dollars and how spacing could impact public entertainment areas ...Read full article

Three Shelters Closed in Seattle over Coronavirus as Eric Garcetti Moves L.A. Homeless into Rec Centers

Breitbart News2020-03-31 12:41:34

Three Shelters Closed in Seattle over Coronavirus as Eric Garcetti Moves L.A. Homeless into Rec Centers Author: Joel B. Pollak
Three Seattle-area homeless shelters have been closed because of coronavirus infections, and the residents are "quarantined" for 14 days. ...Read full article

India links coronavirus cases to Muslim gathering in New Delhi

Al Jazeera English2020-03-31 12:35:00

India links coronavirus cases to Muslim gathering in New Delhi Author: Parth MN
Headquarters of Tablighi Jamaat in the capital sealed off as police contemplate action over the gathering. ...Read full article

Dad hid coronavirus symptoms to visit his wife in the maternity ward. Now, she's sick too

USA Today2020-03-31 12:02:14+00:00

Dad hid coronavirus symptoms to visit his wife in the maternity ward. Now, she's sick too Author:
Strong Hospital will begin taking visitors' temperatures following an incident in which a man hid his illness so he could join his expectant wife. ...Read full article

Saint Patrick's Cathedral Mass: Tuesday, March 31

Fox News2020-03-31 11:52:43.7504668

Saint Patrick's Cathedral Mass: Tuesday, March 31 Author: Fox News
Saint Patrick's Cathedral holds a private Mass in New York City. ...Read full article

CDC may urge Americans to cover faces in public: report | TheHill

The Hill2020-03-31 11:48:39

CDC may urge Americans to cover faces in public: report | TheHill Author: Marina Pitofsky
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) may urge Americans to cover their... ...Read full article

Illinois governor says feds sent wrong type of protective medical masks

CNN2020-03-31 11:41:05

Illinois governor says feds sent wrong type of protective medical masks Author: Chris Boyette and Caroline Kelly, CNN
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Monday that the federal government sent the wrong type of medical masks in a shipment that his state recently received. ...Read full article

GOP, Trump blaming impeachment for distractions during virus outbreak

The Washington Times2020-03-31 11:36:00

GOP, Trump blaming impeachment for distractions during virus outbreak Author: Dave Boyer
President Trump and his allies are increasingly blaming Democrats' impeachment drive for distracting Washington's attention from the coronavirus outbreak last winter. ...Read full article

China's Manufacturing Jumps as Coronavirus Cripples Globe

Breitbart News2020-03-31 11:20:44

China's Manufacturing Jumps as Coronavirus Cripples Globe Author: Simon Kent
China’s manufacturing rebounded in March to record an expansion as authorities relaxed anti-coronavirus disease controls. ...Read full article

Blue cities and their red states are dividing over coronavirus

CNN2020-03-31 11:10:55

Blue cities and their red states are dividing over coronavirus Author: Analysis by Ronald Brownstein
The struggle to contain the coronavirus pandemic is opening a new front in the long-running conflict between blue cities and red states. ...Read full article

Trump's coronavirus press conferences won't save America. Here's what might.

MSNBC2020-03-31 11:04:00

Trump's coronavirus press conferences won't save America. Here's what might. Author: MSNBC
Trump's coronavirus press conferences won't save America. Here's what might. ...Read full article

Bernie Sanders: 'There is a path' to defeat Joe Biden

The Washington Times2020-03-31 10:54:45

Bernie Sanders: 'There is a path' to defeat Joe Biden Author: Jessica Chasmar
Democratic presidential longshot Sen. Bernie Sanders told late-night host Seth Meyers that he still sees a path to defeating former Vice President Joe Biden in the Democratic primary. ...Read full article

Iran says 'terrorist' attack inside Turkey halts natural gas flow

Al Jazeera English2020-03-31 10:50:00

Iran says 'terrorist' attack inside Turkey halts natural gas flow Author: Al Jazeera
Iranian official says attack took place near Iran's Bazargan border with Turkey. ...Read full article

FDA shut down at-home coronavirus tests, but will they be part of the solution?

USA Today2020-03-31 10:47:04+00:00

FDA shut down at-home coronavirus tests, but will they be part of the solution? Author:
Startups began promoting and delivering at-home COVID-19 tests before they were abruptly shut down last week. Many are still being developed. ...Read full article

New Jersey high school baseball coach, 30, dies from coronavirus complications

USA Today2020-03-31 10:43:01+00:00

New Jersey high school baseball coach, 30, dies from coronavirus complications Author:
Ben Luderer was 30 years old and a prominent player on a high school team that went 33-0 and was crowned national champions by many organizations. ...Read full article

NHS Nurses Banned from Wearing Uniforms in Public After Abuse

Breitbart News2020-03-31 10:07:54

NHS Nurses Banned from Wearing Uniforms in Public After Abuse Author: Victoria Friedman
NHS nurses have been told to not wear their uniforms in public after some had been verbally abused, spat at, and called "disease spreaders". ...Read full article

Cheap oil doesn’t mean much when no one’s going anywhere: Coronavirus will reshape the oil industry

The Washington Post2020-03-31 10:00:55

Cheap oil doesn’t mean much when no one’s going anywhere: Coronavirus will reshape the oil industry Author:
The Saudis and Russians launched an oil price war. But its effect pales alongside that of the coronavirus and what it has done to demand. ...Read full article

Democrats, Trump set to battle over implementing $2T relief bill | TheHill

The Hill2020-03-31 10:00:35

Democrats, Trump set to battle over implementing $2T relief bill | TheHill Author: Alexander Bolton
The $2 trillion coronavirus relief package is setting up a new battle over implementation be... ...Read full article

GOP challenger seizes on outrage against Massie | TheHill

The Hill2020-03-31 10:00:30

GOP challenger seizes on outrage against Massie | TheHill Author: Max Greenwood
Republican Todd McMurtry is seizing on Rep. Thomas Massie’s (R-Ky.) attempt to hold up... ...Read full article

The Memo: Concerns grow over political pressure on coronavirus experts | TheHill

The Hill2020-03-31 10:00:27

The Memo: Concerns grow over political pressure on coronavirus experts | TheHill Author: Niall Stanage
Experts are worried that scientists and other key public health figures are facing increasing political pressure as the coronavirus crisis deepens. ...Read full article

Nancy Pelosi: I talk to presidents on as 'as-needed' basis

The Washington Times2020-03-31 09:53:40

Nancy Pelosi: I talk to presidents on as 'as-needed' basis Author: David Sherfinski
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday said she speaks to U.S. presidents on an "as-needed" basis amid reports that she and President Trump haven't spoken extensively in months. ...Read full article

Coronavirus live updates: With deaths near 3,200, Donald Trump says US had 'no other choice' but to extend social distancing

USA Today2020-03-31 09:30:08+00:00

Coronavirus live updates: With deaths near 3,200, Donald Trump says US had 'no other choice' but to extend social distancing Author:
U.S. deaths surged past 3,100 as states across America pleaded for help Tuesday and took drastic action to try to stem the flood of coronavirus cases. ...Read full article

Love knows no borders for elderly couple

BBC News2020-03-31 09:29:02

Love knows no borders for elderly couple Author: BBC News
An octogenarian couple are defying the pandemic by meeting up for a daily cross-border chat. ...Read full article

India event sparks massive search for Covid-19 cases

BBC News2020-03-31 09:19:20

India event sparks massive search for Covid-19 cases Author: BBC News
Several states have reported cases that can be directly traced to a religious event from early March. ...Read full article

Three out of four Americans under virus lockdown

BBC News2020-03-31 09:04:50

Three out of four Americans under virus lockdown Author: BBC News
As more states impose restrictions, President Trump and governors quarrel over test kits. ...Read full article

Austria Declares Wearing Masks Mandatory in Supermarkets

Breitbart News2020-03-31 08:33:40

Austria Declares Wearing Masks Mandatory in Supermarkets Author: Chris Tomlinson
Austria has introduced measures to halt the spread of coronavirus, including making it mandatory to wear masks in supermarkets. ...Read full article

My husband is a doctor treating patients with coronavirus. So we said goodbye for a while.

MSNBC2020-03-31 08:30:29

My husband is a doctor treating patients with coronavirus. So we said goodbye for a while. Author: MSNBC
A doctor's wife explores the difficult decisions being made by many health care providers' families as infection rates spike and protective equipment is still lacking. ...Read full article

Coronavirus and Trump's failures have #PresidentCuomo trending. But that's a fantasy.

MSNBC2020-03-31 08:30:00

Coronavirus and Trump's failures have #PresidentCuomo trending. But that's a fantasy. Author: MSNBC
Coronavirus has President Donald Trump vs. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo looking like a great matchup for November. But it won't happen. ...Read full article

The Latest: U.S. State Department official dies from virus

Associated Press2020-03-31 07:23:01

Author: The Associated Press
The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can... ...Read full article

Houseparty offers $1m reward for proof of sabotage

BBC News2020-03-31 06:17:48

Houseparty offers $1m reward for proof of sabotage Author: BBC News
The company says claims it exposed users data were part of a commercial smear campaign. ...Read full article

Crammed in filthy cells, political prisoners fear infection

Associated Press2020-03-31 06:04:35

Author: MAGGIE MICHAEL, SARAH EL DEEB and LEE KEATH
CAIRO (AP) — Reza Khandan got the word from friends locked away in Iran’s most feared prison, Evin. A prisoner and a guard in their cell block had been removed because they were suspected of... ...Read full article

South Korea shoe cobbler donates for needy amid coronavirus

Associated Press2020-03-31 05:02:10

Author: HYUNG-JIN KIM
PAJU, South Korea (AP) — Kim Byung-rok survived tuberculosis when he was 23, but was left with one good lung. In his work polishing and mending shoes, he inhaled too much dirt. So when he... ...Read full article

Ships with people from ill-fated cruise beg Florida to dock

Associated Press2020-03-31 05:01:31

Author: ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON
MIAMI (AP) — Two ships carrying passengers and crew from an ill-fated South American cruise are pleading with Florida officials to let them carry off the sick and dead, but Gov. Ron DeSantis says... ...Read full article

He walked every block of New York City and died of coronavirus

CNN2020-03-31 04:33:39

He walked every block of New York City and died of coronavirus Author: Anna Sturla, CNN
William Helmreich, a prominent sociologist perhaps best known for walking nearly every block of New York City, died Saturday morning of coronavirus, his family said. ...Read full article

Live updates: Americans told to brace for 200,000 coronavirus deaths as world leaders push crisis response further

The Washington Post2020-03-31 04:32:22

Live updates: Americans told to brace for 200,000 coronavirus deaths as world leaders push crisis response further Author:
Health officials leading the U.S. coronavirus response have warned that the pandemic could kill as many as 200,000 people in the new epicenter of the global pandemic. ...Read full article

Live updates: More people have died in the U.S. from the coronavirus than in the 9/11 attacks

The Washington Post2020-03-31 04:32:22

Live updates: More people have died in the U.S. from the coronavirus than in the 9/11 attacks Author:
Americans told to brace for 200,000 coronavirus deaths as world leaders push pandemic response further. ...Read full article

Live updates: More people have died in the U.S. from the coronavirus than in the 9/11 attacks

The Washington Post2020-03-31 04:32:22

Live updates: More people have died in the U.S. from the coronavirus than in the 9/11 attacks Author:
Americans told to brace for 200,000 coronavirus deaths as world leaders push pandemic response further. ...Read full article

Live updates: More people have died in the U.S. from the coronavirus than in the 9/11 attacks

The Washington Post2020-03-31 04:32:22

Live updates: More people have died in the U.S. from the coronavirus than in the 9/11 attacks Author:
Americans told to brace for 200,000 coronavirus deaths as world leaders push pandemic response further. ...Read full article

Live updates: More people have died in the U.S. from the coronavirus than in the 9/11 attacks

The Washington Post2020-03-31 04:32:22

Live updates: More people have died in the U.S. from the coronavirus than in the 9/11 attacks Author:
Americans told to brace for 200,000 coronavirus deaths as world leaders push pandemic response further. ...Read full article

Live updates: More people have died in the U.S. from the coronavirus than in the 9/11 attacks

The Washington Post2020-03-31 04:32:22

Live updates: More people have died in the U.S. from the coronavirus than in the 9/11 attacks Author:
Americans told to brace for 200,000 coronavirus deaths as world leaders push pandemic response further. ...Read full article

Trump rollback of mileage standards guts climate change push

Associated Press2020-03-31 04:11:56

Author: ELLEN KNICKMEYER and TOM KRISHER
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration rolled back ambitious Obama-era vehicle mileage standards Tuesday, raising the ceiling on damaging fossil fuel emissions for years to come and gutting... ...Read full article

Coronavirus kills its first democracy

The Washington Post2020-03-31 04:00:00

Coronavirus kills its first democracy Author:
The new pandemic powers won by Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orbán may be a fatal blow for the country's immunocompromised democratic system. ...Read full article

MSNBC's Hayes: 'Crazy to Me' Everyone's Still Carrying Coronavirus Briefings Live

Breitbart News2020-03-31 03:51:04

MSNBC's Hayes: 'Crazy to Me' Everyone's Still Carrying Coronavirus Briefings Live Author: Ian Hanchett
On Monday's broadcast of MSNBC's "All In," host Chris Hayes stated that it's "crazy" to him that media outlets are still taking the White House's | Clips On Monday's broadcast of MSNBC's "All In," host Chris Hayes stated that it's "crazy" to him that media ou… ...Read full article

Coronavirus: Beachgoer Captures Inspirational Photo of USNS Comfort

Breitbart News2020-03-31 03:14:11

Coronavirus: Beachgoer Captures Inspirational Photo of USNS Comfort Author: Nate Church
Facebook user Kyle Brown shared a beautiful photo of a man raising the American flag in salute to the USNS Comfort as it departed Virginia. ...Read full article

Coronavirus cases top 784,000 globally: Live updates - CNN

CNN2020-03-31 03:12:28

Coronavirus cases top 784,000 globally: Live updates - CNN Author: By Julia Hollingsworth, Adam Renton and Joshua Berlinger, CNN
The novel coronavirus pandemic continues to impact countries worldwide, particularly in Europe and the US. Follow here for live updates. ...Read full article

AP PHOTOS: Cherry blossoms, empty stores in virus-hit Japan

Associated Press2020-03-31 02:48:59

Author:
NARA, Japan (AP) — Cherry blossoms are in season and the ancient Japanese capital of Nara, with its majestic Todaiji “Big Buddha” temple and its herds of deer, would normally be packed.... ...Read full article

Coronavirus: American Airlines to seek $12bn in government aid

BBC News2020-03-31 02:23:14.7714527

Coronavirus: American Airlines to seek $12bn in government aid Author: BBC News
One of the world's most profitable airlines hopes government support will help it keep jobs. ...Read full article

Coronavirus: U.S. Manufacturers Fear Ventilators Will be Made in China

Breitbart News2020-03-31 01:15:09

Coronavirus: U.S. Manufacturers Fear Ventilators Will be Made in China Author: John Binder
American manufacturers fear they are being passed over for contracts to help make essential medical supplies by multinational corporations. ...Read full article

US death rates v China, Italy and South Korea

BBC News2020-03-31 01:12:54

US death rates v China, Italy and South Korea Author: BBC News
The US has seen its cases spike dramatically in recent days and these graphs show what could be in store. ...Read full article

Two senior cadets, among 1,000 seniors isolated at the Air Force Academy, died by suicide within days

USA Today2020-03-31 00:47:57+00:00

Two senior cadets, among 1,000 seniors isolated at the Air Force Academy, died by suicide within days Author:
Unlike the Army and Navy, the Air Force has kept cadets on campus since the coronavirus began upending military and civilian life earlier this month. ...Read full article

Louisiana Receives Hydroxychloroquine Donation for COVID-19 Patients

Breitbart News2020-03-30 22:50:18

Louisiana Receives Hydroxychloroquine Donation for COVID-19 Patients Author: Kyle Morris
Louisiana AG Jeff Landry and Fred Mills announce a major donation by Amneal Pharmaceuticals to assist with coronavirus pandemic. ...Read full article

President Trump reacts to CNN reporter quoting Trump's past COVID-19 claims - CNN Video

CNN2020-03-30 22:38:12.4635856

President Trump reacts to CNN reporter quoting Trump's past COVID-19 claims - CNN Video Author:
President Donald Trump criticized CNN's Jim Acosta for asking how Trump would defend his past statements that downplayed the coronavirus in the early phrases of the outbreak. ...Read full article

Dismantling democracy? Virus used as excuse to quell dissent

Associated Press2020-03-30 22:30:26

Author: DUSAN STOJANOVIC
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Soldiers patrol the streets with their fingers on machine gun triggers. The army guards an exhibition center-turned-makeshift-hospital crowded with rows of metal beds for... ...Read full article

Coronavirus medication shortages will be felt by patients with COVID-19 — and some without

MSNBC2020-03-30 21:48:00

Coronavirus medication shortages will be felt by patients with COVID-19 — and some without Author: MSNBC
Coronavirus medication shortages will be felt by patients with COVID-19 — and some who don't ...Read full article

Union: 2,000 U.S. Postal Workers in Quarantine Across America

Breitbart News2020-03-30 21:36:16

Union: 2,000 U.S. Postal Workers in Quarantine Across America Author: Penny Starr
The postal workers union reports that about 2,000 people across the U.S. are in quarantine over concerns about coronavirus exposure. ...Read full article

Pretty cool time-lapse from the bridge of the USNS Comfort arriving in New York

The Washington Times2020-03-30 21:07:50

Pretty cool time-lapse from the bridge of the USNS Comfort arriving in New York Author: Washington Times Staff
Pretty cool time-lapse from the bridge of the USNS Comfort arriving in New York. ...Read full article

Andrew Cuomo emerges as Donald Trump counterweight amid coronavirus crisis

The Washington Times2020-03-30 21:00:16

Andrew Cuomo emerges as Donald Trump counterweight amid coronavirus crisis Author: Seth McLaughlin
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has emerged as the Democrat of the moment as he leads New York's response to the coronavirus. ...Read full article

Model cited by White House says 82,000 people could die from coronavirus by August, even with social distancing

CNN2020-03-30 20:33:05

Model cited by White House says 82,000 people could die from coronavirus by August, even with social distancing Author: Arman Azad, CNN
As of Monday morning, a model estimates that more than 2,000 people could die each day in the United States in mid-April, when the coronavirus is predicted to hit the country hardest. ...Read full article

The good that can come out of an upside-down world

BBC News2020-03-30 20:09:25

The good that can come out of an upside-down world Author: BBC News
There are reasons to believe the world may emerge from this upheaval enhanced, writes Matthew Syed. ...Read full article

Marine Corps cuts helicopters, tanks for possible China conflict

The Washington Times2020-03-30 19:42:33

Marine Corps cuts helicopters, tanks for possible China conflict Author: Ben Wolfgang
The Marine Corps plans to give up its tanks, dramatically remake its artillery batteries, cut its helicopter fleet and take a host of other "radical" steps in arguably the most sweeping American military overhaul in a century -- all with the goal of preparing… ...Read full article

Joe Biden's ability to inspire high voter turnout in doubt

The Washington Times2020-03-30 19:27:30

Author: Alex Swoyer
Black voters in South Carolina helped propel former Vice President Joseph R. Biden to the top of the crowded 2020 Democratic field and they continue to fuel his drive to the nomination, but whether that translates into the crucial high turnout he needs in Nov… ...Read full article

'You prepare for the worst as a nurse but not this'

BBC News2020-03-30 18:32:10

'You prepare for the worst as a nurse but not this' Author: BBC News
A New York City nurse tells the BBC what it's really like on the front lines. ...Read full article

Worried about infection from take-out or groceries? Watch these 3 tips. - CNN Video

CNN2020-03-30 18:09:01.7251642

Worried about infection from take-out or groceries? Watch these 3 tips. - CNN Video Author:
Follow these guidelines when handling food bought from the grocery store or ordered to your door to reduce your exposure to the novel coronavirus. Watch the latest videos on Covid-19. ...Read full article

Johnson & Johnson says it has 'promising' vaccine candidate for coronavirus

The Washington Times2020-03-30 11:33:00

Johnson & Johnson says it has 'promising' vaccine candidate for coronavirus Author: Tom Howell Jr.
Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson said Monday it has a promising COVID-19 vaccine candidate that will go into human trials by September and could be available for emergency use by early next year. ...Read full article

Joe Biden camp denies Tara Reade's sexual assault claim: 'These accusations are false'

The Washington Times2020-03-30 10:16:25

Joe Biden camp denies Tara Reade's sexual assault claim: 'These accusations are false' Author: Jessica Chasmar
Joe Biden's presidential campaign on Friday denied a graphic sexual assault allegation made by former Senate staffer Tara Reade. ...Read full article

Coronavirus: Fact vs Fiction

CNN2020-03-30 02:52:51.0019287

Coronavirus: Fact vs Fiction Author:
Join CNN Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta for the latest news about the coronavirus. He'll make sense of the headlines, speak with the experts and give you all the information you need to stay safe and healthy. ...Read full article

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