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Idled by coronavirus, Revere teacher raises money for YMCA through YouTube ‘quaran-tunes' concerts

Idled by coronavirus, Revere teacher raises money for YMCA through YouTube ‘quaran-tunes' concerts

4 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

With people going stir crazy over too much time at home, Chelsea Brandwein-Fryar has found a way to stay connected with her loved ones while simultaneously helping those...
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'My big fear is being carried off this ship in a box instead of walking off': An elderly veteran couple trapped aboard coronavirus-stricken cruise says US should help

'My big fear is being carried off this ship in a box instead of walking off': An elderly veteran couple trapped aboard coronavirus-stricken cruise says US should help

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Four passengers aboard the MS Zaandam, a Holland America Line cruise ship stricken with coronavirus, have died ; the ship has two more confirmed COVID-19 cases. The remaining...
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2020 Florida Derby picks, odds, contenders: Predictions from same handicapper who nailed the Pegasus World Cup

9 hours ago   |   CBS Sports   |   2 articles

Proven horse racing handicapper Bob Weir has locked in his picks for the Florida Derby
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Former Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn Dies at 72

11 hours ago   |   Time   |   3 articles

Former U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn, an Oklahoma family doctor who earned a reputation as a conservative political maverick as he railed against federal earmarks and subsidies for the...
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Electric scooter startup Bird has laid off 30% of the company in a scramble to preserve a 'cash runway' to last until the end of 2021

Electric scooter startup Bird has laid off 30% of the company in a scramble to preserve a 'cash runway' to last until the end of 2021

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Scooter startup Bird cut almost a third of its workforce in an online call on Friday morning, as the cash-guzzling startup prepares for the 'black swan' event to dry up...
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Bob Glauber's NFL offseason winners and losers

1 day ago   |   Newsday

Tom Brady brings a sunnier attitude to Tampa Bay, and Houston might be facing a nightmare in wake of DeAndre Hopkins' departure.
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OK Boomer: How Bob Dylan's New JFK Song Helps Explain 2020

1 day ago   |   Vanity Fair

“The soul of a nation's been torn away,” he sings in his first new song in nearly a decade. It's about Kennedy-and a lot more.
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Lincoln Riley says Big 12 teams at disadvantage compared to other P5s in wake of coronavirus

1 day ago   |   NBC Sports

Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley hopes the Big 12 allows members to have the same options as coache sin other power conferences during the shutdowns.
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'The worst bear market of our lifetime': A Wall Street investment chief who predicted the recession warns stocks may fall 64% before the dust settles - and lays out 3 trades set to profit from the coronavirus crash

'The worst bear market of our lifetime': A Wall Street investment chief who predicted the recession warns stocks may fall 64% before the dust settles - and lays out 3 trades set to profit from the coronavirus crash

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Shalin Madan, the founder and chief investment officer of Bodhi Tree Asset Management, thinks the coronavirus will kickstart an unwind of an extremely levered US economy. In an...
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Keeping the NFL Draft on schedule is a good thing for sports fans right now

1 day ago   |   Newsday

But Commissioner Goodell did make one misstep along the way, writes NFL columnist Bob Glauber.
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Cuomo on possible New York quarantine: 'I don't think it's legal,' would be...

Cuomo on possible New York quarantine: 'I don't think it's legal,' would be a 'federal declaration of war'

"It would be chaos and mayhem," Cuomo said. Read more ...

President considering short-term quarantine for New York, nearby areas

President considering short-term quarantine for New York, nearby areas

The president said he was considering some type of enforceable quarantine to prevent people in New York and parts of New Jersey and Connecticut from traveling. Read more ...

What's essential? In France: pastry, wine. In US: golf, guns

What's essential? In France: pastry, wine. In US: golf, guns

What, really, is essential? It's a question countries across the world are asking, and their answers are telling. Read more ...

Trump: I Might Just Quarantine 3 States

Trump: I Might Just Quarantine 3 States

President Trump said he was considering a quarantine as early as Saturday for coronavirus hotspots in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut, though it wasn't clear whether he... Read more ...

Mystery diner leaves $10,000 tip at Florida restaurant

Mystery diner leaves $10,000 tip at Florida restaurant

The man's generosity meant 20 staffers at the restaurant each got an extra $500 just before they were laid off. Read more ...

Tornado watch issued for much of northern and central Illinois

Tornado watch issued for much of northern and central Illinois

A Tornado watch has been issued for most of central Illinois and Will, Kankakee, Grundy, Kane, Kendall, LaSalle and Dekalb counties until 2 a.m. Yellow shaded area shows... Read more ...

Residents of New York, New Jersey & Connecticut urged to avoid all...

Residents of New York, New Jersey & Connecticut urged to avoid all ‘non-essential' travel for 14 days - advisory

Citing “extensive community transmission” of the coronavirus in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, a newly-issued domestic travel advisory has called on the residents to... Read more ...

LJ Figueroa to enter 2020 NBA Draft but may return to St. John's

LJ Figueroa to enter 2020 NBA Draft but may return to St. John's

St. John's hasn't lost any key contributors to the transfer wire, but there is a possibility the professional ranks could take away an important component. LJ Figueroa, the Red... Read more ...

Illinois infant with coronavirus dies, cause of death unknown

Illinois infant with coronavirus dies, cause of death unknown

An Illinois infant with COVID-19 has died, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Saturday. The cause of death is unknown and an investigation is underway. Read more ...

US coronavirus death toll leaps to over 2,000 as number of fatalities...

US coronavirus death toll leaps to over 2,000 as number of fatalities DOUBLES in 2 days

Over 2,000 people succumbed to the deadly Covid-19 disease in the US, as the country has grown into the global epicenter of the pandemic with over 120,000 confirmed cases... Read more ...