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Coronavirus: Bloom Energy shifts focus, refurbishes ventilators to help hospitals during COVID-19 pandemic

36 minutes ago   |   ABC

Joe Tavi, the head of manufacturing, was told a few nights ago that the company would get a shipment of wonky ventilators - he knew nothing about ventilators, so he did what...
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How to avoid scam charities during coronavirus pandemic

2 hours ago   |   ABC

Looking to donate to charities offering support during the COVID-19 pandemic? Be mindful of where you give your money.
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Coronavirus: Family desperate to visit dying 90-year-old woman at nursing home

2 hours ago   |   ABC

Frances Schreiner says the staff at Atria Senior Living will not allow her to visit her 90-year-old mother Nita due to COVID-19 restrictions, despite being told by doctors her...
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Sugar Land family celebrates grandmother's 92nd birthday with car parade

6 hours ago   |   ABC

How sweet is this? Happy Birthday, Sophia!
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Powerful video shows thousands of quarantined New Yorkers clapping for essential workers

10 hours ago   |   ABC

This powerful act of solidarity came about after a call on social media to clapbecausewecare.
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Three Brothers Bakery fighting to survive through coronavirus

10 hours ago   |   ABC

Three Brothers Bakery has survived floods but is really being tested by COVID-19
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See who's new at the Wisconsin Humane Society

See who's new at the Wisconsin Humane Society

12 hours ago   |   WISN

Here are the newest pets available for adoption this week at the Wisconsin Humane Society.
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How Apple is setting an example in the darkest of times

How Apple is setting an example in the darkest of times

12 hours ago   |   iMore

Amidst the chaos, Apple seems to have struck a fine balance in its response. As the world responds to a global pandemic not seen in any of our lifetimes, the actions of those...
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'None of this will work in reality': Piers Morgan rips into Gary Neville's plans for resumption of football season

'None of this will work in reality': Piers Morgan rips into Gary Neville's plans for resumption of football season

13 hours ago   |   RT

With the global sporting calendar currently on pause due to the coronavirus pandemic, former pro footballer Gary Neville and professional provocateur Piers Morgan have very...
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Herd Immunity Might Be Crucial Against Coronavirus

13 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

If there was a way to safely grant two-thirds of a society COVID-19 immunity, the pandemic would stop
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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 ...