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‘Off the charts': Virus hot spots grow in middle America

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

By KAT STAFFORD and MARTHA IRVINE DETROIT - The coronavirus continued its unrelenting spread across the United States with fatalities doubling in two days and authorities...
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Feeling anxious during coronavirus? Here are ways to cope

4 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

The deluge of news leaves you lightheaded. Each cough or sneeze makes you worry. Step foot in a grocery store and your chest gets tight. But stay home and it grows harder to...
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Trump quarantine of New York would accomplish little, experts say

Trump quarantine of New York would accomplish little, experts say

7 hours ago   |   Politico

President Donald Trump's idea of imposing statewide quarantines on “hot spots” like New York won't stop the virus from seeping into the rest of the country, according to public...
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U.S. coronavirus hotspots grow as Italy passes 10,000 deaths

7 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

By KAT STAFFORD and MARTHA IRVINE DETROIT - As the United States led the world with confirmed coronavirus cases, cities such as Detroit, Chicago and New Orleans grew as...
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Massachusetts reports 4,257 coronavirus cases, nine new deaths

7 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   4 articles

Nine more people have died from the novel coronavirus as cases soared to 4,257 on Saturday, according to the state Department of Public Health. Cases jumped by more than 1,000...
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Farmworkers key to keeping US fed are wary of virus spread

7 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Salvador Calzadillas isn't worried about catching the coronavirus when he's picking mandarin oranges in the trees in central California. But he said the...
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Baker joins Red Cross in calling for blood donations during coronavirus

9 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Gov. Charlie Baker personally answered the call for blood donations on Saturday, joining the American Red Cross in issuing a plea for healthy donors to step up as thousands of...
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Minnesota officials reports 5th death from the coronavirus

9 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

The Minnesota Department of Health on Saturday confirmed the state's fifth death from the coronavirus, on a day when Gov. Tim Walz signed a bill to provide more money to help...
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U.S. hotspots grow as virus cases surpass 620,000 globally

10 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

By KAT STAFFORD and MARTHA IRVINE DETROIT - As confirmed coronavirus cases in the United States led the world - with more than 105,000 infections - cities such as Detroit...
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Tribes say persistent efforts pay off in massive stimulus

11 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

The sweeping bill that President Donald Trump signed will help better equip health care systems that serve Native Americans, improve the emergency response time on tribal...
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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 ...

Ex-Senator Liked to Beat 'My Head Against a Wall'

Ex-Senator Liked to Beat 'My Head Against a Wall'

Former US Sen. Tom Coburn, an Oklahoma family doctor who earned a reputation as a conservative political maverick as he railed against federal earmarks and subsidies for the... Read more ...

Former GOP Sen. Tom Coburn Dead At 72 After Cancer Battle

Former GOP Sen. Tom Coburn Dead At 72 After Cancer Battle

The ultraconservative Coburn had a reputation for using procedural technicalities to thwart legislation. Read more ...

Spain tightens lockdown as coronavirus death toll spikes

Spain tightens lockdown as coronavirus death toll spikes

All non-essential workplaces in Spain will close for two weeks to try to curb the spread of the coronavirus, Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez said Saturday after the country's... Read more ...

Trump Considering Quarantine Of New York And Surrounding Areas

Trump Considering Quarantine Of New York And Surrounding Areas

The president said that he would like to see a short-term quarantine of New York, which is the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. Read more ...

Canada to ban passengers with Covid-19 symptoms from domestic flights, trains

Canada to ban passengers with Covid-19 symptoms from domestic flights, trains

Canada will ban travelers showing any symptoms associated with Covid-19 from domestic flights and trains beginning Monday at noon, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced... Read more ...

Trump says he's eyeing quarantine of New York, surrounding area

Trump says he's eyeing quarantine of New York, surrounding area

President Donald Trump said his administration could announce a large-scale two-week quarantine of New York and the surrounding area later Saturday. “We'd like to see New York... Read more ...

Coronavirus Relief Money Will Be Coming Soon

Coronavirus Relief Money Will Be Coming Soon

Your relief money from the government is now officially in the works. President Trump signed the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus measure at the White House late Friday... Read more ...

House to pass $2 trillion coronavirus package after chaotic sprint to D.C

House to pass $2 trillion coronavirus package after chaotic sprint to D.C

The House is on track to pass a sweeping, $2 trillion coronavirus relief package Friday that will provide immediate assistance to workers, small businesses and major industries... Read more ...

Trump Again Bashes Governors Of Washington And Michigan Over Coronavirus

Trump Again Bashes Governors Of Washington And Michigan Over Coronavirus

“Don't call,” the president told Vice President Pence of the governors as the states battle the growing pandemic. Read more ...