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Country singer Joe Diffie dies of COVID-19; John Prine critically ill

COUNTRY SINGER JOE DIFFIE DIES OF COVID-19; JOHN PRINE CRITICALLY ILL

Country singer Joe Diffie died Sunday, two days after announcing he had contracted the coronavirus.

AS DEATHS MOUNT IN NYC, CENTRAL PARK FIELD HOSPITAL NEARS READY

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's call for "all hands on deck" in the state experiencing the worst of the coronavirus pandemic in the US...

 
 
 

VIRUS GUIDELINES EXTENDED THROUGH APRIL AS TRUMP BRACES US FOR BIG DEATH TOLL

Bracing the nation for a death toll that could exceed 100,000 people, President Donald Trump on Sunday extended restrictive social...

Your daily 6: Staying home through April, hospital in Central Park and virus kills country singer

YOUR DAILY 6: STAYING HOME THROUGH APRIL, HOSPITAL IN CENTRAL PARK AND VIRUS KILLS COUNTRY SINGER

Also in the news: virus responses show partisan divide, handwashing help from Cookie Monster and neighbors barricade man's driveway.

 
 
 

FEDS SEND WRONG TYPE OF MEDICAL MASKS TO STATE, GOVERNOR SAYS

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Monday that the federal government sent the wrong type of medical masks in a shipment that his state...

PASTOR ARRESTED FOR HOLDING CHURCH SERVICE DESPITE STAY-AT-HOME ORDER

Pastor Rodney Howard-Browne said he wouldn't close the doors of his Tampa, Florida, megachurch until the End Times begin. The police...

 
 
 

DIRE DEATH PREDICTIONS AND GRIM IMAGES DASHED TRUMP'S EASTER PLAN

The two doctors spread out their charts on the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office.

Your daily 6: No one wants cruise ship, feds send wrong masks and dire death numbers dashed Easter plan

YOUR DAILY 6: NO ONE WANTS CRUISE SHIP, FEDS SEND WRONG MASKS AND DIRE DEATH NUMBERS DASHED EASTER PLAN

Also in the news this last day of March: a nurse helps a woman say goodbye to her dying mother and police arrest a pastor whose service...

 
 
 

STRANDED CRUISE SHIP HIT BY VIRUS BEGS FLORIDA TO DOCK

As a cruise ship stranded at sea with dozens sick and four dead makes for Florida, passengers who have been confined to their rooms...

NEWLY RELEASED DATA SHOWS ARIZONA TESTING FAR MORE THAN PREVIOUSLY REPORTED

A New York Times story reported over the weekend that Arizona was testing only 13 out of every 100,000 people here based on the most...

 
 
 
Country singer Joe Diffie dies of COVID-19; John Prine critically ill

COUNTRY SINGER JOE DIFFIE DIES OF COVID-19; JOHN PRINE CRITICALLY ILL

Country singer Joe Diffie died Sunday, two days after announcing he had contracted the coronavirus.

Neighbors block man's driveway with tree to force quarantine

NEIGHBORS BLOCK MAN'S DRIVEWAY WITH TREE TO FORCE QUARANTINE

A Maine man said armed neighbors descended on his home and chopped down a tree to block his road and prevent him from leaving because...

 
 
 
Knox County, Maine

KNOX COUNTY, MAINE

Your daily 6: Staying home through April, hospital in Central Park and virus kills country singer

YOUR DAILY 6: STAYING HOME THROUGH APRIL, HOSPITAL IN CENTRAL PARK AND VIRUS KILLS COUNTRY SINGER

Also in the news: virus responses show partisan divide, handwashing help from Cookie Monster and neighbors barricade man's driveway.

 
 
 
Map: Coronavirus cases in Arizona

MAP: CORONAVIRUS CASES IN ARIZONA

Use the buttons to toggle between the percent of the population infected and the total number of cases in each county.

ARIZONA'S PUBLIC HEALTH OFFICE ANSWERS QUESTIONS ON PREPAREDNESS

Earlier this week, the state's Department of Health Services announced the need to double our hospital and ICU bed capacity as we near...

 
 
 
APTOPIX Virus Outbreak Hungary

APTOPIX VIRUS OUTBREAK HUNGARY

A municipal worker disinfects the subway stairs to prevent the spread of the coronavirus pandemic in Budapest, Hungary, Wednesday,...

APTOPIX Virus Outbreak Cuba Daily Life

APTOPIX VIRUS OUTBREAK CUBA DAILY LIFE

A man wearing a protective face mask against a precaution against the spread of the new coronavirus, exits a government store with...

 
 
 
APTOPIX Virus Outbreak Mideast Palestinians

APTOPIX VIRUS OUTBREAK MIDEAST PALESTINIANS

Woman prays in front of the closed Church of the Holy Sepulchre, a place where Christians believe Jesus Christ was buried, in Jerusalem,...

APTOPIX Virus Outbreak France

APTOPIX VIRUS OUTBREAK FRANCE

A man jogs in an empty Paris street, Wednesday, March 25, 2020. French President Emmanuel Macron urged employees to keep working in...

 
 
 



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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

CNN anchor Chris Cuomo tests positive for coronavirus

CNN anchor Chris Cuomo tests positive for coronavirus

Chris Cuomo, the TV-host brother of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, has the coronavirus, he said Tuesday. Read more ...

Mitch McConnell: Impeachment Push 'Diverted' Government's Attention From...

Mitch McConnell: Impeachment Push 'Diverted' Government's Attention From Coronavirus

"Everything every day was all about impeachment,” the Senate majority leader said of the January impeachment trial. Read more ...

'Sailors do not need to die': Captain of aircraft carrier hit by coronavirus...

'Sailors do not need to die': Captain of aircraft carrier hit by coronavirus outbreak begs Navy for more help

The commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, which was forced into port in Guam due to a coronavirus outbreak, wrote a letter to the Navy on Monday... Read more ...

ESPN's Patrick McEnroe tests positive for coronavirus

ESPN's Patrick McEnroe tests positive for coronavirus

Patrick McEnroe is the latest sports figure to reveal he has tested positive for coronavirus. The former tennis player and current ESPN broadcaster on Tuesday said he went to a... Read more ...

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

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

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... Read more ...

Chris Cuomo of CNN tests positive for coronavirus after scolding people who...

Chris Cuomo of CNN tests positive for coronavirus after scolding people who don't self-isolate

CNN anchor Chris Cuomo is self-quarantining after testing positive for coronavirus, his brother New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has confirmed, proving that even spreading... Read more ...