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'I'm scared to go to work': Grocery store workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic

'I'm scared to go to work': Grocery store workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic

15 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Grocery store workers have been deemed "essential" to the public good during the coronavirus pandemic. But these low-wage employees have now been thrust into unexpected risk...
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Apple features five apps that can assist families managing autism

Apple features five apps that can assist families managing autism

1 hour ago   |   iMore

Thursday, April 2 is World Autism Awareness Day. What you need to know Apple has featured five apps to help the parents of children with autism on its App Store. That's because...
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Air Force Academy relaxes social-distancing rules after cadet suicides

Air Force Academy relaxes social-distancing rules after cadet suicides

2 hours ago   |   New York Post

The US Air Force Academy has eased coronavirus social-distancing restrictions after it reported back-to-back suicide deaths of two cadets, according to a report. Some people...
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Jazz great Ellis Marsalis Jr. dies at 85 after fighting pneumonia brought on by coronavirus

3 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

NEW ORLEANS - Ellis Marsalis Jr., the jazz pianist, teacher and patriarch of a New Orleans musical clan, has died after battling pneumonia brought on by the new coronavirus...
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Coronavirus-infected New York nurse finds hospital transformed as a patient

3 hours ago   |   National Post

When the coronavirus struck Sylvia LeRoy, she turned to the hospital she knew best - Brooklyn's Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center - where she has worked for seven...
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The Weeknd's Gleamy, Seamy Pop Returns

4 hours ago   |   NY Times

On “After Hours,” the singer's border-crossing big-tent ambitions reach new heights.
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Migos, Marshmello And Others To Perform For Triller's Upcoming Digital Music Festival

4 hours ago   |   Forbes

Triller announced it's hosting a three-day digital music festival called “Co-Trilla Quarantine Sessions." Over a hundred performers are going to join including Migos...
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Jazz legend Ellis Marsalis dies of coronavirus complications

4 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

Ellis Marsalis Jr., jazz pianist, teacher and patriarch of a New Orleans musical clan that includes famed performer sons Wynton and Branford, has died after battling pneumonia...
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You can finally buy Amazon Prime shows and movies in-app on Apple devices, after Amazon bypasses Apple's 30% levy

You can finally buy Amazon Prime shows and movies in-app on Apple devices, after Amazon bypasses Apple's 30% levy

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

You can now buy TV shows and movies through Amazon Prime Video on your Apple devices. Amazon has gained an exemption for its streaming service from Apple's controversial 30%...
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Ellis Marsalis, Patriarch Of New Orleans' Most Famous Musical Family, Has Died

Ellis Marsalis, Patriarch Of New Orleans' Most Famous Musical Family, Has Died

10 hours ago   |   NPR   |   3 articles

Jazz pianist and educator Ellis Marsalis has died at the age of 85, according to tweets from New Orleans Mayor LaToya Campbell and Jazz at Lincoln Center.
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US jobless claims surge to record 6.6 MILLION amid coronavirus lockdown

US jobless claims surge to record 6.6 MILLION amid coronavirus lockdown

Over 6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits for the week ending March 28. The number of claims has grown by over 3.3 million since the previous week. DETAILS TO... Read more ...

National coronavirus updates: US death toll tops 5,000, including more than...

National coronavirus updates: US death toll tops 5,000, including more than 2,000 in New York state

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday cited a model that showed as many as 16,000 New Yorkers could die from the virus. Read more ...

Robert Kraft uses Patriots plane, secures 1.2 million medical masks from...

Robert Kraft uses Patriots plane, secures 1.2 million medical masks from China for healthcare workers

The New England owner stepped up in a big way to help the country fight the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

New Orleans jazz patriarch Ellis Marsalis dead at 85

New Orleans jazz patriarch Ellis Marsalis dead at 85

NEW ORLEANS - Ellis Marsalis, the jazz pianist, teacher and patriarch of a New Orleans musical family that includes famed musician sons Wynton and Branford, has died. He was... Read more ...

Officials reverse decision, say social security recipients will...

Officials reverse decision, say social security recipients will automatically receive stimulus check

Social Security recipients will not have to file a tax return to receive a stimulus check, the Treasure Department announced Wednesday. Read more ...

A record 6.6 million seek U.S. jobless aid as layoffs mount

A record 6.6 million seek U.S. jobless aid as layoffs mount

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Biden campaign says it will arrange call with President Trump about coronavirus

Biden campaign says it will arrange call with President Trump about coronavirus

A phone call between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden is in the works to discuss the coronavirus. Read more ...

A Dismal Record: Nearly 10 Million Filed For Unemployment In Last 2 Weeks

A Dismal Record: Nearly 10 Million Filed For Unemployment In Last 2 Weeks

The staggering number of people claiming jobless benefits set a new record for the second week in a row. Much of the country has been ordered to stay at home, bringing the... Read more ...

Dolly Parton donates $1 million to Vanderbilt for COVID-19 research

Dolly Parton donates $1 million to Vanderbilt for COVID-19 research

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Dolly Parton announced on social media Wednesday that she is donating $1 million to Vanderbilt for research on a cure for the coronavirus. According to her... Read more ...

Man intentionally derails train near US Navy hospital ship, prosecutors say

Man intentionally derails train near US Navy hospital ship, prosecutors say

A train engineer intentionally drove a speeding locomotive off a track because he was suspicious of a Navy hospital ship docked there amid the coronovirus pandemic Read more ...