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I was an AmeriCorps Member in West Virginia. The Benefits and Limitations of National Service

I was an AmeriCorps Member in West Virginia. The Benefits and Limitations of National Service

28 minutes ago   |   Time

In a cavernous ballroom at the Hilton Hotel Philadelphia in 2009 when I was twenty-one years old, I sat at a round table with the others whose name tags had also been stamped...
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Nigeria orders 14-day cessation of movement in Lagos, Abuja to fight coronavirus

48 minutes ago   |   National Post

LAGOS - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday ordered the cessation of movement in Lagos and the capital Abuja for 14 days in an attempt to curb the spread of the...
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Will coronavirus destroy Trump or boost his reelection bid? It's not as simple as you think

48 minutes ago   |   NY Daily News

It's the $2020 million question - and there's no easy answer. Will President Trump's leadership in the coronavirus crisis help him win reelection in November? Or will a severe...
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Coronavirus Taunts Evoke a Painful History for Asian-American Leaders

55 minutes ago   |   NY Times

As Asian-Americans face xenophobia and President Trump has tied the virus to China, community and political leaders have tried to comfort constituents. But even they admit to...
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Trump says hospitals not using ventilators will have to release them

1 hour ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters on Sunday that hospitals not using ventilators must release them and that there was hoarding of the devices.
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Trump says U.S. will not pay for security protection for Prince Harry

1 hour ago   |   National Post   |   4 articles

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said on Sunday that the United States would not pay for security protection for Britain's Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, who, according...
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Quebec says number of new COVID-19 cases appears to be stabilizing

1 hour ago   |   National Post

Quebec's premier and public health director struck a cautiously optimistic tone on Sunday, saying aggressive physical distancing measures appear to be working to slow the...
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China Created a Fail-Safe System to Track Contagions. It Failed

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

After SARS, Chinese health officials built an infectious disease reporting system to evade political meddling. But when the coronavirus emerged, so did fears of upsetting Beijing.
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Canada will make sure Chinese masks meet quality standards: Trudeau

2 hours ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says federal health authorities will not cut any corners when it comes to ensuring masks provided by China meet the necessary standards...
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Trump brags about high TV viewership of coronavirus briefings

2 hours ago   |   National Post

U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday bragged about the millions of people tuning in to view his daily press briefings on the coronavirus pandemic, saying on Twitter that his...
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Fauci Projects 'Millions of Cases' in US, 100K Deaths

Fauci Projects 'Millions of Cases' in US, 100K Deaths

The US could have 100,000 to 200,000 deaths before the COVID-19 pandemic is through, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday. Although the projections could change, the infectious... Read more ...

Treasury Secretary says Americans can expect stimulus checks to be direct...

Treasury Secretary says Americans can expect stimulus checks to be direct deposited within 3 weeks

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Sunday that Americans could expect checks from the historic $2 trillion stimulus bill to be direct deposited in their accounts within... Read more ...

Country music star Joe Diffie dies at 61 of coronavirus complications

Country music star Joe Diffie dies at 61 of coronavirus complications

Grammy-winning country music legend Joe Diffie is dead at 61 from complications of coronavirus. Read more ...

Fauci says coronavirus deaths in US could top 100,000

Fauci says coronavirus deaths in US could top 100,000

The U.S. government's foremost infection disease expert says the U.S. could have more than 100,000 deaths and millions of infections from the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Trump says US will not pay for Prince Harry, Meghan Markle's security

Trump says US will not pay for Prince Harry, Meghan Markle's security

The couple recently jetted to California from Canada amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

4 additional coronavirus deaths reported, 698 new cases identified in...

4 additional coronavirus deaths reported, 698 new cases identified in Massachusetts

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has released updated COVID-19 numbers for the state. Read more ...

Gov. DeWine calls on Trump to urge FDA to approve sterilization of masks in Ohio

Gov. DeWine calls on Trump to urge FDA to approve sterilization of masks in Ohio

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is urging the Food and Drug Administration to fully approve the sterilization of masks in Ohio for healthcare workers and first responders amid the... Read more ...

New York State coronavirus cases hit nearly 60,000, death toll reaches 1,000

New York State coronavirus cases hit nearly 60,000, death toll reaches 1,000

Nearly 60,000 coronavirus cases and 1,000 deaths have now been documented across New York State, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Sunday, as he extended the closure of non-essential... Read more ...

CA State Parks close vehicle access to all 280 sites as visitation surges

CA State Parks close vehicle access to all 280 sites as visitation surges

Officials with California State Parks announced Sunday they would be closing vehicle access to all 280 sites due to a surge of visitations amid the COVID-19 outbreak. Read more ...

Fauci says US could see up to 200,000 coronavirus deaths, millions infected

Fauci says US could see up to 200,000 coronavirus deaths, millions infected

Dr. Anthony Fauci, an infectious disease expert on the White House task force, offered a dire prediction on Sunday - saying that the coronavirus pandemic could infect more than... Read more ...