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With supplies back, Hong Kong expats ship masks home to coronavirus hot spots

14 minutes ago   |   National Post

HONG KONG - Expatriates in Hong Kong are buying up masks to send to family and friends back home as supplies return to shops in the Asian financial hub and the coronavirus...
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Albert Petrocelli, Fire Chief Who Lost a Son on 9/11, Dies at 73

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

He and a firefighter son answered the call when terrorists attacked the World Trade Center; another son died there. Mr. Petrocelli had the novel coronavirus.
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Wife of first Houston firefighter to be hospitalized with coronavirus speaks out

2 hours ago   |   ABC

"If this can put my husband in the ICU, it can affect anyone."
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More Than Half the Passengers on an Antarctica Cruise Have Tested Positive for Coronavirus

3 hours ago   |   Time

Nearly 60 percent of 217 people - many from Australia, Europe and the United States - on board a cruise ship off the coast of Uruguay have tested positive for the new...
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Lawsuit accuses Costa Cruise Lines of hiding a suspected case of coronavirus and jeopardizing 2,000 guests on the Costa Luminosa

Lawsuit accuses Costa Cruise Lines of hiding a suspected case of coronavirus and jeopardizing 2,000 guests on the Costa Luminosa

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

A former passenger has sued Costa Cruise Lines after sailing on a cruise where 36 passengers tested positive for COVID-19. The lawsuit alleges that Costa Cruise Lines...
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Mattis Defends Inspector General Fired by Trump From Overseeing Coronavirus Stimulus, Says He Has 'Integrity of Highest Order'

4 hours ago   |   Newsweek

The former U.S. Defense Secretary said of the fired Inspector General, "He proved to be a leader whose personal and managerial integrity were always of the highest order."
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How the Navy's response to an aircraft carrier's coronavirus outbreak spiraled out of control and led Trump's top Navy official to resign

How the Navy's response to an aircraft carrier's coronavirus outbreak spiraled out of control and led Trump's top Navy official to resign

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The Navy reported the first coronavirus cases aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt on March 24. Two weeks later, on April 7, the acting Navy secretary...
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‘I own it:' U.S. Navy secretary resigns over handling of coronavirus-hit carrier

5 hours ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly resigned on Tuesday after he faced mounting backlash for firing and ridiculing the commander of a U.S. aircraft carrier who...
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Trump administration weighs lifting coronavirus aid freeze

Trump administration weighs lifting coronavirus aid freeze

5 hours ago   |   Politico

The Trump administration is weighing a partial lift of the clampdown on sending medical supplies that has prevented the U.S. Agency for International Development from shipping...
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Trump is using the coronavirus as a cover to bully the government's watchdogs into submission. It's shameful and dangerous

Trump is using the coronavirus as a cover to bully the government's watchdogs into submission. It's shameful and dangerous

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Trump is using the fog of the coronavirus pandemic to wage an all-out assault on oversight, consolidate his own power, and send a message to his base that they're right to...
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Celebrated singer-songwriter John Prine has died at 73

Celebrated singer-songwriter John Prine has died at 73

His family announced his death from complications from the coronavirus. Read more ...

Boy leaves home in a shark costume to go see his friends

Boy leaves home in a shark costume to go see his friends

The coronavirus was keeping a Louisiana boy from his friends, but he came up with a way to get past his mom and see them. Read more ...

Jack Dorsey sets aside $1 billion for charity. His initial focus...

Jack Dorsey sets aside $1 billion for charity. His initial focus: coronavirus relief efforts

It's around 28% of his wealth. Read more ...

100 American Airlines flight attendants have coronavirus, union says

100 American Airlines flight attendants have coronavirus, union says

The union representing flight attendants for American Airlines says about 100 flight attendants have tested positive for the coronavirus. Read more ...

Acting Navy boss submits resignation after coronavirus-firing uproar

Acting Navy boss submits resignation after coronavirus-firing uproar

Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly has submitted a letter of resignation to Defense Secretary Mark Esper. Read more ...

President Trump removes watchdog tapped for oversight of $2 trillion virus...

President Trump removes watchdog tapped for oversight of $2 trillion virus rescue package

It was not immediately clear who will now oversee the rescue law. Read more ...

$35 co-pay insulin program now available in response to coronavirus crisis

$35 co-pay insulin program now available in response to coronavirus crisis

The program allows "anyone with commercial insurance and those without insurance at all" to fill out their monthly insulin prescriptions for $35. Read more ...

Anthony Fauci compares race disparities of coronavirus to AIDS epidemic

Anthony Fauci compares race disparities of coronavirus to AIDS epidemic

White House coronavirus task force member Anthony Fauci said Tuesday that the coronavirus outbreak's disproportionate death toll among black Americans reminds him of HIV/AIDS... Read more ...

White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham steps down, will become first...

White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham steps down, will become first lady's chief of staff

White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham is leaving her post. She never held a formal press briefing. Read more ...

Stephanie Grisham leaving role as White House press secretary

Stephanie Grisham leaving role as White House press secretary

Stephanie Grisham is leaving her role as White House press secretary without having ever held a single press briefing, according to a report. Read more ...