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  • The Focus Will Soon Shift to Makeup of Biden's Cabinet
    2020-04-04 02:24:10 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden said Friday that he will announce a committee to oversee his vice presidential selection process and is already thinking about whom he’d choose to join his Cabinet. Biden, who holds a significant lead in delegates ov...

  • “Modern Piracy”: U.S. Snatches Masks Meant for Germany
    2020-04-04 01:17:16 UTC
    PARIS/BERLIN — The global scramble to secure face masks to shield frontline workers from the coronavirus has turned the marketplace into the “Wild West,” with the United States often ready to outbid buyers who have already signed deals, officials ...

  • Economist: “The U.S. Labor Market Is In Free-Fall”
    2020-04-02 05:32:09 UTC
    <p>WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing claims for unemployment benefits likely shot to a record high for a second week in a row as more jurisdictions enforced stay-at-home measures to curb the coronavirus pandemic, which economis...

  • Mayor Garcetti: Everyone in Los Angeles Should Wear Masks
    2020-04-02 02:06:12 UTC
    <p>LOS ANGELES (AP) &mdash; The mayor of Los Angeles on Wednesday told everyone in the nation&rsquo;s second-largest city to start wearing masks to combat the coronavirus, but California&rsquo;s governor isn&rsquo;t ready to take that idea statewi...

  • Coronavirus Is Spreading by Seemingly Healthy People
    2020-04-02 00:55:33 UTC
    <p>NEW YORK (AP) &mdash; Scientists offered more evidence Wednesday that the coronavirus is spread by seemingly healthy people who show no clear symptoms, and the federal government issued new guidance warning that anyone exposed to the disease ca...

  • A Guide to Surviving Financially as Bills Come Due
    2020-04-01 22:06:24 UTC
    <p>The coronavirus has dealt a financial blow to millions of Americans and now April&rsquo;s bills are coming due.</p><p>The good news is there is help available. Reach out immediately to your mortgage lender, student loan servicer or utility prov...

  • WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR THE GOVERNMENT STIMULUS CHECK? HERE ARE THE ANSWERS:
    2020-04-01 22:00:10 UTC
    The IRS and the Treasury Department say Americans will start receiving their economic impact checks in the next three weeks. The payments are part of the $2.2 trillion rescue package signed into law last week by President Donald Trump aimed at...

  • Coronavirus Pandemic Could Kill As Many As 240,000 In U.S.
    2020-04-01 21:59:41 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned Americans to brace for a “hell of a bad two weeks” ahead as the White House projected there could be 100,000 to 240,000 deaths in the U.S. from the coronavirus pandemic even if current soc...

  • Markets Fall Sharply as Coronavirus Outbreak Worsens
    2020-04-01 21:41:27 UTC
    <p>NEW YORK (AP) &mdash; Wall Street and markets around the world fell sharply Wednesday as the economic and physical toll caused by the coronavirus outbreak mounts &mdash; and as experts say they still can&rsquo;t predict when it will end.</p><p>...

  • Putin Sends Medical Gear to U.S. After Trump calls
    2020-04-01 21:19:13 UTC
    MOSCOW/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Russia is sending the United States medical equipment to help fight the coronavirus pandemic, a public relations coup for Russian President Vladimir Putin after he discussed the crisis with U.S. President Donald Trump...

  • New York's Fight Against Covid-19 Depends on Continued Solidarity
    2020-04-01 20:41:11 UTC
    <p>NEW YORK (AP) &mdash; New York authorities rushed to bring in an army of medical volunteers Wednesday as the statewide death toll from the coronavirus doubled in 72 hours to more than 1,900 and the wail of ambulances in the otherwise eerily qui...

  • COVID-19: Chinese Scientists Find 'Effective' Antibodies
    2020-04-01 19:31:49 UTC
    BEIJING (Reuters) - A team of Chinese scientists has isolated several antibodies that it says are “extremely effective” at blocking the ability of the new coronavirus to enter cells, which eventually could be helpful in treating or preventing COVI...

  • United States Paralyzed by Coronavirus
    2020-04-01 06:51:05 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — It has become a grim ritual outside New York City’s hospitals: workers in protective gear loading the bodies of coronavirus victims into refrigerated trailers. A surge in deaths in the epicenter of the crisis in the U.S. has ove...

  • Zimbabweans Tell of Hopelessness Ahead of Fight With Coronavirus
    2020-03-30 21:01:51 UTC
    HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — “We are already ruined. What more harm can coronavirus do?” Irene Kampira asked as she sorted secondhand clothes at a bustling market in a poor suburb of Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare. People in one of the world’s most dev...

  • Holland: Van Gogh painting Spring Garden Stolen From Museum
    2020-03-30 20:52:35 UTC
    Amsterdam — A Van Gogh painting has been stolen from a museum in the Dutch town of Laren. Police said on Monday there had been a break in at the Singer Laren Museum at 03:15 local time (02:15 GMT). The museum later announced that Van Gogh’s Spri...

  • Brexit: EU, UK Negotiate Future Relationship
    2020-03-30 19:12:36 UTC
    LONDON (Reuters) - British and EU officials are holding informal talks on the future relationship, a spokesman for Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday, repeating that Britain is still working towards the end of this year to end a transitio...

  • Alicia Keys Shares Personal Stories in Her New Book: “More Myself, A Journey”
    2020-03-30 19:05:05 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — As a young woman growing up in the 1980s and ’90s in New York City’s Hell’s Kitchen — “the name was exactly accurate for what it looked like, what it felt like,” as Alicia Keys recalls it — the budding musician born Alicia Cook wou...

  • Lacking Medical Supplies, US Hospitals Decide Who to Treat First
    2020-03-30 17:47:56 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — A nurse with asthma, a grandfather with cancer and a homeless man with no known family are wracked with coronavirus-induced fevers. They are struggling to breathe, and a ventilator could save their lives. But who gets one when ther...

  • Updates: Coronavirus Cases in Africa Near 5,000
    2020-03-30 08:08:33 UTC
    <p>The Latest on the <a href="https://apnews.com/VirusOutbreak">coronavirus</a> 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 caus...

  • Marcus “the Magnificent” Malone & Santana
    2020-03-30 03:06:34 UTC
    <h3>Carlos Santana Reunites With Marcus “the Magnificent” Malone</h3> The local news reporter for KRON4, Stanley Roberts, was filming a segment called “People Behaving Badly,” and interviewing people about illegal dumping in an Oakland neighbor...

  • Carlos Santana Reunites With Homeless Bandmate
    2020-03-30 02:55:06 UTC
    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A news reporter for a San Francisco television station has reunited rock guitarist Carolos Santana with a former bandmate he hadn't seen in decades and who now lives on the streets of Oakland. Reporter Stanley Roberts ran...

  • Coronavirus: 33 years old, in great health, found himself in less than a day and a half in intensive care
    2020-03-30 01:51:11 UTC
    <p>ROME (AP) &mdash; Andrea Napoli didn&rsquo;t fit the usual profile of a coronavirus patient.&nbsp;</p><p>At 33, he was in perfect health, with no history of respiratory disease. And he was in top physical shape, thanks to regular workouts, incl...

  • Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Move to California
    2020-03-30 00:58:29 UTC
    After months of rumors that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were California-bound, reports emerged Thursday that the couple recently left Canada and arrived in Los Angeles. According to People, Meghan and Harry are in a secluded compound and have n...

  • Rouhani: Iran's Government to Weigh Economic Concerns as It Takes Measures to Contain Pandemic
    2020-03-30 00:01:41 UTC
    <p>TEHRAN, Iran (AP) &mdash; Iran&rsquo;s president on Sunday lashed out at criticism of authorities&rsquo; lagging response to the worst coronavirus outbreak in the Middle East, saying the government has to weigh economic concerns as it takes mea...

  • Expert: Coronavirus Could Kill Up to 200,000 people in U.S.
    2020-03-29 17:21:46 UTC
    <p>WASHINGTON (AP) &mdash; As President Donald Trump looks for ways to restore normalcy in parts of the U.S., his foremost infection disease expert says the country could experience more than 100,000 deaths and millions of infections from the coro...