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Outgoing U.S. intel watchdog fired by Trump says he acted appropriately

4 minutes ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Michael Atkinson, the outgoing top watchdog of the U.S. Intelligence Community, on Sunday said he was fired by President Donald Trump for acting impartially in his handling the...
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Outgoing U.S. intel watchdog fired by Trump says he acted appropriately

5 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - Michael Atkinson, the outgoing top watchdog of the U.S. Intelligence Community, on Sunday said he was fired by President Donald Trump for acting impartially in his...
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S.Korea reports fewer than 50 new coronavirus cases for first time since Feb. 29 peak

5 minutes ago   |   National Post

SEOUL - South Korea reported fewer than 50 new coronavirus cases on Monday for the first time since its Feb. 29 peak as daily infections in Asia's largest outbreak outside...
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Wall St. looks for light at end of tunnel, sees risk stocks will re-test lows

36 minutes ago   |   Reuters

Wall Street analysts and investors see a risk that stocks could retest recent lows in the coming days or weeks as they worry about the spread of the virus and its impact on the...
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New York needs to fix its unemployment-claims system - yesterday

New York needs to fix its unemployment-claims system - yesterday

58 minutes ago   |   New York Post

Nearly half a million New Yorkers filed for unemployment benefits in March - or tried to, anyway. The state Labor Department's systems are so antiquated that it can take weeks...
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Post-coronavirus, easing up on CAFE rules makes more sense than ever

Post-coronavirus, easing up on CAFE rules makes more sense than ever

58 minutes ago   |   New York Post

Team Trump just finalized a rule that will make safer cars more accessible to Americans - and, in the midst of an unprecedented economic slowdown, the limousine left is...
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Donald Trump: Help is on the way to Massachusetts in coronavirus battle

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

President Trump on Sunday said the feds are helping Massachusetts battle the coronavirus pandemic as the anticipated surge approaches the Bay State, which White House medical...
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Coronavirus live updates: 1st COVID-19 patients arrive to Field Respite Center at Santa Clara Convention Center

1 hour ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

One of California's first active Field Respite Centers developed to serve people infected with COVID-19 started serving patients, with two arriving today.
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US Surgeon General: This week will be 'our Pearl Harbor moment, our 9/11 moment' because of coronavirus pandemic

1 hour ago   |   ABC

The U.S. Surgeon General is bracing for what he says is going to be "the hardest and the saddest week of most Americans' lives'' because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Fact check: A timeline of how President Trump responded to the coronavirus

Fact check: A timeline of how President Trump responded to the coronavirus

1 hour ago   |   WGN TV

Mayor Lori Lightfoot and Governor JB Pritzker have not shied away from criticizing the White House over its response to the coronavirus or calling it inadequate. In Washington...
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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson hospitalized with coronavirus

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson hospitalized with coronavirus

Johnson's office says he is being admitted for tests because he still has symptoms 10 days after testing positive for the virus. Read more ...

Queen says she hopes Brits can ‘take pride' in coronavirus response

Queen says she hopes Brits can ‘take pride' in coronavirus response

LONDON - Queen Elizabeth II expressed her hope that in the years to come, Britons would be able to "take pride in how they responded" to the coronavirus pandemic, in a rare... Read more ...

Bronx Zoo tiger tests positive for coronavirus

Bronx Zoo tiger tests positive for coronavirus

The coronavirus is infecting New Yorkers of all stripes. A tiger at the Bronx Zoo has tested positive for the deadly bug, the Wildlife Conservation Society announced Sunday... Read more ...

Tom Dempsey, former NFL kicker, dead from coronavirus at 73

Tom Dempsey, former NFL kicker, dead from coronavirus at 73

Tom Dempsey, who became a record-setting NFL placekicker for the New Orleans Saints despite being born without toes on his right foot, died Saturday after contracting the... Read more ...

Easter bunny brings holiday cheer while practicing social distancing

Easter bunny brings holiday cheer while practicing social distancing

After canceling an Easter egg hunt, a Nebraska business owner decided to bring the eggs to children from a safe distance. Read more ...

Fauci said he tested negative for coronavirus

Fauci said he tested negative for coronavirus

The nation's top infectious disease expert said he tested negative for coronavirus Saturday when asked why he wasn't wearing a face mask as the pandemic spreads across the nation. Read more ...

Kentucky point guard Ashton Hagans will enter NBA draft

Kentucky point guard Ashton Hagans will enter NBA draft

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Kentucky point guard Ashton Hagans will enter the NBA draft and forego his final two seasons of eligibility. Read more ...

1 more death reported at Pleasant View Nursing Home; more confirmed cases...

1 more death reported at Pleasant View Nursing Home; more confirmed cases reported

The Carroll County Health Department announced Sunday one additional death at Pleasant View Nursing Home due to the coronavirus and several other confirmed cases. Read more ...

Few PM showers Monday

Few PM showers Monday

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Biden: The Democratic Convention May Need To Be A Virtual Event This Year

Biden: The Democratic Convention May Need To Be A Virtual Event This Year

The party's nominating convention had already been delayed a month, with a possible format change. Read more ...