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Massachusetts coronavirus numbers: 216 deaths, 11,736 cases

9 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

Twenty-four more people have died from coronavirus in Massachusetts as the number of cases jumped by 1,334 on Saturday. The new deaths bring the state's toll to 216. The latest...
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Grassley demands 'explanation' for firing of intel community watchdog

Grassley demands 'explanation' for firing of intel community watchdog

15 minutes ago   |   Politico

President Donald Trump's firing of the intelligence community's top watchdog “demands an explanation,” Sen. Chuck Grassley said on Saturday. The Iowa Republican, who crafted...
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Houston Shift Meal helping hospitality workers get through crisis with free meals

19 minutes ago   |   ABC

"It is heartbreaking to know that they don't know where their next paycheck is going to come from," said Jonathan Beitler.
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Lee's Summit R-7 says one of its workers tests positive for COVID-19

Lee's Summit R-7 says one of its workers tests positive for COVID-19

35 minutes ago   |   KMBC

Jackson County Health Department investigating
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After intel firing, top U.S. watchdog vows to maintain oversight of Trump administration

37 minutes ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - The top U.S. federal watchdog vowed on Saturday to continue to conduct "aggressive" independent oversight of government agencies, after President Donald Trump...
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Rep. Al Green partners with newspaper CEO to donate 10,000 masks

43 minutes ago   |   ABC

Personal Protective Equipment are in high demand amid COVID-19, so more were just donated to Houston health officials.
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U.K. Cellphone Towers Ablaze As Conspiracy Theories Link 5G Networks To COVID-19

U.K. Cellphone Towers Ablaze As Conspiracy Theories Link 5G Networks To COVID-19

59 minutes ago   |   NPR

Unsubstantiated claims drawing links between the pandemic and the communications technology are troubling British telecom authorities. At least three fires have been reported...
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City immediately appeals judge's order to provide masks to correction officers

59 minutes ago   |   NY Daily News

Hours after a judge ordered the city Correction Department to provide masks and protective gear to its members, the city appealed the decision, putting a pause on the delivery...
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Rain showers moving into Houston area

1 hour ago   |   ABC

Waking up to a cooler morning as a cold front moves through SE Texas. A new round of thunderstorms will develop Saturday afternoon.
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Coronavirus: Houston death toll and number of infected rises

1 hour ago   |   ABC

Mayor Sylvester Turner said a man in his 60s with underlying medical conditions has died from coronavirus, bringing the death toll to 9 in the city as of Saturday.
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National coronavirus updates: Some states say they're missing what they need...

National coronavirus updates: Some states say they're missing what they need to combat the virus

As cases rise, testing has become crucial in tracking how many Americans have been infected, but officials in some states say they still don't have enough. Read more ...

Trump pledges more money for small businesses to weather coronavirus storm

Trump pledges more money for small businesses to weather coronavirus storm

President Donald Trump is promising to pump more cash into a program aimed at keeping small businesses afloat through their coronavirus shutdowns. “I will immediately ask... Read more ...

Nets owner Joe Tsai donating 1,000 ventilators to NY in coronavirus fight

Nets owner Joe Tsai donating 1,000 ventilators to NY in coronavirus fight

In the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, New York got another significant assist from Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai. New York governor Andrew Cuomo said Saturday at his... Read more ...

A week in the life of a night nurse treating coronavirus patients in New...

A week in the life of a night nurse treating coronavirus patients in New York City's top hospital, where she says space is running out for patients and nurse staffing is starting to run thin

One New York City nurse shared her experience treating patients positive for COVID-19, some in critical condition. New York state had over 100,000 coronavirus cases as of April... Read more ...

Floyd Mayweather's daughter Iyanna arrested for allegedly STABBING love...

Floyd Mayweather's daughter Iyanna arrested for allegedly STABBING love rival over rapper YoungBoy - reports

Iyanna 'Yaya' Mayweather, daughter of boxing icon Floyd Mayweather Jr, is in police custody in Houston after stabbing a woman in an argument over rapper NBA YoungBoy, according... Read more ...

Dubai goes on lockdown amid spike in coronavirus cases in UAE

Dubai goes on lockdown amid spike in coronavirus cases in UAE

The UAE's wealthiest emirate, Dubai, has announced a two-week-long lockdown, starting from 8pm on Saturday, in order to carry out large scale disinfection and stem the spread... Read more ...

Large section of the Berlin Wall demolished for luxury condos

Large section of the Berlin Wall demolished for luxury condos

Historians and locals in Berlin are furious after a 196-foot chunk of the Berlin Wall disappeared almost overnight to make way for luxury condominiums. According to the German... Read more ...

Vanessa Bryant deeply moved as Kobe, NBA legends get Hall of Fame nod

Vanessa Bryant deeply moved as Kobe, NBA legends get Hall of Fame nod

Kobe Bryant's resume has yet another entry to prove his greatness: He's now, officially, a Hall of Famer. And he's got plenty of elite company in the 2020 class, one that may... Read more ...

WrestleMania 36 predictions and matches: Becky Lynch won't keep her belt

WrestleMania 36 predictions and matches: Becky Lynch won't keep her belt

This year's two-day WrestleMania 36 event, based at WWE's Performance Center and various other locations, is loaded with 18 matches and nine titles at stake. The card, which is... Read more ...

Indiana now has 3,953 confirmed cases of COVID-19; death toll rises to 116

Indiana now has 3,953 confirmed cases of COVID-19; death toll rises to 116

The Indiana State Department of Health reported that 523 additional Hoosiers have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the state's total to 3,953 confirmed cases Saturday. Read more ...