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Cuomo Is a Coronavirus Star, but Newsom Is Quietly Bending the Curve

3 hours ago   |   Slate

In recent days, it's become clearer and clearer that Cuomo's initial response to the crisis lagged behind that of some of his fellow Democratic governors.
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Informal discussions begin on 9/11-style commission on coronavirus response

3 hours ago   |   NBC News

The "preliminary" talks about a look at the response are mostly taking place among Democrats for now.
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Jockeying begins in Congress over the next coronavirus relief bill

3 hours ago   |   NBC News

Democrats and Republicans begin public posturing over what may be included in the next round of federal spending for pandemic.
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Switch in Rensselaer ambulance service halted

5 hours ago   |   Times Union

RENSSELAER - An injunction will keep Mohawk Ambulance Services as the city's first responder for emergency calls until a court case is resolved, the Common Council president...
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Digital Infrastructure Projects May Not Be a Coronavirus Recession Quick Fix, But Could Boost Long-term Economy, Experts Say

7 hours ago   |   Newsweek

The end goals laid out by Democrats-expanding access to things like clean water, tele-health, remote teaching, broadband internet and 5G-are objectives that could require...
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Senators urge U.S. airlines to issue cash ticket refunds after bailout

Senators urge U.S. airlines to issue cash ticket refunds after bailout

9 hours ago   |   New York Post   |   2 articles

Nine Democratic US senators on Tuesday urged the chief executives of 11 major airlines to issue full cash refunds to customers canceling flights during the coronavirus pandemic...
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Coup plan B! US tells Guaido he may renounce his Venezuela ‘presidency' claim - but they'll still support him

Coup plan B! US tells Guaido he may renounce his Venezuela ‘presidency' claim - but they'll still support him

9 hours ago   |   RT

The US State Department magnanimously agreed that opposition politician Juan Guaido may not actually be president of Venezuela, but insisted he still has to be part of a...
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N.Y. Rep. Max Rose deploys for National Guard service in war against coronavirus

10 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

New York Rep. Max Rose is going to war against the coronavirus - literally. The freshman Democrat announced Tuesday he's reenlisting in the U.S. military to be deployed as part...
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Coronavirus and the Dawn of Post-Democratic Europe

Coronavirus and the Dawn of Post-Democratic Europe

13 hours ago   |   Foreign Policy

Hungary has used the pandemic to abandon its last vestiges of democracy-and to dare the EU to do anything about it.
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Who Is Getting Tested For Coronavirus? Black And Brown ‘Hot Spots' Called Out

Who Is Getting Tested For Coronavirus? Black And Brown ‘Hot Spots' Called Out

13 hours ago   |   News One

Democratic lawmakers are taking steps to make sure Black and brown people don't get left behind during the coronavirus pandemic. Considering recent reports of Black communities...
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What you need to do to get your government stimulus check

What you need to do to get your government stimulus check

Married couples filing joint returns will receive the full payment - $2,400 - if their adjusted gross income, which is what you report on your taxes, is under $150,000. Read more ...

McConnell: Impeachment 'diverted attention' from coronavirus

McConnell: Impeachment 'diverted attention' from coronavirus

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says President Trump's impeachment trial distracted the government from paying attention to the novel coronavirus. Read more ...

Journalist Chris Cuomo diagnosed with coronavirus

Journalist Chris Cuomo diagnosed with coronavirus

The CNN anchor and brother of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that he is self-quarantined in his basement. Read more ...

‘Matter of life & death': Trump's Covid-19 task force projects 100,000+...

‘Matter of life & death': Trump's Covid-19 task force projects 100,000+ Americans will die even under tough 30-day isolation

Senior members of the White House Covid-19 task force said Americans should prepare for 100,000 deaths from the pandemic, as the US president warned that following distancing... Read more ...

A look at Selena's legacy, 25 years after her murder

A look at Selena's legacy, 25 years after her murder

Twenty-five years have passed since the "Queen of Tejano music" was killed by her fan club president but her songs and style still loom large in the memories of her fans. Read more ...

White House projects up to 240K American coronavirus deaths

White House projects up to 240K American coronavirus deaths

The US coronavirus death toll could reach 100,000 to 240,000 even if social distancing guidelines are maintained, the White House projected Tuesday, as President Trump warned... Read more ...

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively donate $400,000 to New York's hardest-hit...

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively donate $400,000 to New York's hardest-hit hospitals

It comes two weeks after they donated $1 million to Feeding America and Food Banks Canada. Read more ...

Celtics' Marcus Smart to donate blood plasma for coronavirus research...

Celtics' Marcus Smart to donate blood plasma for coronavirus research, report says

This news comes nearly two weeks after he tested positive for COVID-19. Read more ...

Under Armour begins making medical face masks

Under Armour begins making medical face masks

Under Armour has begun to manufacture and assemble face masks, face shields and specially equipped fanny packs for health care providers and staff. Read more ...

UFC star Jon Jones agrees to plead guilty to latest DWI charge

UFC star Jon Jones agrees to plead guilty to latest DWI charge

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones on Tuesday agreed to plead guilty to driving while intoxicated in a deal with prosecutors, following his March 26 arrest in... Read more ...