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Iran Defends Its COVID-19 Response, Citing Economic Concerns

11 minutes ago   |   Time

TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's president on Sunday lashed out at criticism of the country's lagging response to the worst coronavirus outbreak in the Middle East, saying the government...
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An American Approach to the Coronavirus Crisis

3 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Our society is built on the principle of empowerment: the idea that every person contributes. This is how we help others through the crisis.
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Animal Shelters Urge Humans Confined To Home By Coronavirus Outbreak To Adopt

Animal Shelters Urge Humans Confined To Home By Coronavirus Outbreak To Adopt

3 hours ago   |   NPR

As states issue stay-at-home orders, animal shelters have had to close their doors. They're coming up with new ways to find homes as they brace for an onslaught of puppies and...
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Did an Illuminati Conspiracy Theory Help Elect Thomas Jefferson?

Did an Illuminati Conspiracy Theory Help Elect Thomas Jefferson?

3 hours ago   |   Politico

On July 4, 1798, Timothy Dwight, president of Yale University and one of the most powerful men in New England, delivered a sermon at his college entitled “The Duty of Americans...
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Coronavirus rattles America's national security priesthood

Coronavirus rattles America's national security priesthood

4 hours ago   |   Politico

If the U.S. foreign policy establishment were a high school cafeteria, the popular kids would be the terrorism and nuclear weapons analysts. And the global health specialists...
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Music brings people together, helps with coping amid COVID-19 crisis

6 hours ago   |   ABC

Symphonies, choirs and orchestras come together through the screen to share harmony, humanity and hope during uncertain times.
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'Stop Panic Shopping': Grocery item limit suggested to prevent hoarding in San Mateo Co. amid coronavirus pandemic

9 hours ago   |   ABC

If the bulk buying and long lines still persist in a month, Supervisor David Canepa said he will propose legislation that will limit how many items shoppers can purchase at a...
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Coronavirus: Bloom Energy shifts focus, refurbishes ventilators to help hospitals during COVID-19 pandemic

11 hours 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

14 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

14 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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Rhode Island begins door to door checks for New Yorkers fleeing coronavirus

Rhode Island begins door to door checks for New Yorkers fleeing coronavirus

WESTERLY, RI - The Rhode Island National Guard started going door to door on Saturday in coastal areas to inform any New Yorkers who may have come to the state that they must... 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 ...

LIVE: Law enforcement, community pay final respects to fallen Springdale...

LIVE: Law enforcement, community pay final respects to fallen Springdale officer Kaia Grant

Law enforcement personnel along with the Springdale community are paying their final respects to fallen Springdale Officer Kaia Grant on Sunday. 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 ...

Facing Likely Defeat, Bernie Sanders' Campaign Found A New Cause

Facing Likely Defeat, Bernie Sanders' Campaign Found A New Cause

It looked like Sanders was about to drop out of the Democratic primary, until the coronovairus crisis gave his agenda a boost and turned his campaign into a relief drive. But... Read more ...

MSG chairman James Dolan tests positive for coronavirus

MSG chairman James Dolan tests positive for coronavirus

Madison Square Garden chairman James Dolan has tested positive for the coronavirus “with little to no symptoms”, the Knicks announced on its Twitter account Saturday night... Read more ...

China warns imported cases raise risk of NEW WAVE of Covid-19 infections

China warns imported cases raise risk of NEW WAVE of Covid-19 infections

The growing number of coronavirus cases arriving in China from abroad have increased the likelihood of a second outbreak in the country, according to health officials. "China... 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 ...

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 ...