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U.S. News - Civil rights icon Rev. Joseph Lowery dies at 98 - Rev. Joseph Lowery, a civil rights icon who co-founded the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, has died at age 98.

7 hours ago

U.S. News -- Rhode Island actively stopping New Yorkers to quarantine -- Rhode Island police officers plan start pulling over cars and knocking on doors to track down visitors from New York on Saturday as part of an effort to stem the spread of the coronavirus, Gov. Gina Raimondo said.

5 hours ago

U.S. News -- SeaWorld to furlough most of its employees amid COVID-19 closures -- SeaWorld Entertainment has announced the furlough of more than 90 percent of its employees due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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U.S. News -- OneWeb files Chapter 11 bankruptcy -- The London-based global communications company OneWeb, which aims to provide worldwide high-speed Internet connectivity through satellites, has filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

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U.S. News -- Ex-Sen. Tom Coburn dies of cancer at 72 -- Former Sen. Tom Coburn, known as "Dr. No" for his conservative stand on fiscal matters, died Saturday in Oklahoma, his family announced. He was 72.

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U.S. News -- Spring storm to blast Upper Midwest with wintry conditions this weekend -- A storm emerging from the Rockies after burying the region under heavy spring snow will turn to the Upper Midwest with wintry weather this weekend.

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U.S. News -- FDA fast-tracks 15-minute COVID-19 test -- The Food and Drug Administration has fast-tracked the authorization of a COVID-19 test that could produce results in less than 15 minutes, the maker of the test said.

6 hours ago

U.S. News -- Nearly 30M Americans brace for severe weather outbreak, tornado threat -- Close to 30 million people may be at risk for severe thunderstorms over the central United States as a volatile weather pattern unfolds into Saturday.

7 hours ago

U.S. News -- President Trump signs $2T coronavirus relief bill -- President Donald Trump on Friday put his signature on a $2.3 trillion relief package to support Americans and the U.S. economy amid the coronavirus emergency.

8 hours ago

U.S. News -- Trump invokes Defense Production Act to force GM to make ventilators -- President Donald Trump on Friday invoked the Defense Production Act to push General Motors to produce ventilators due to a shortage of the medical supplies in hospitals fighting the coronavirus pandemic.

9 hours ago

U.S. News -- U.S. stocks end week with losses after 3-day winning streak -- After a strong three-day winning streak, U.S. stocks closed with losses Friday despite passage of a $2.3 trillion coronavirus relief package.

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U.S. News -- U.S. mayors say they're running out of supplies to fight coronavirus -- Cities lack sufficient test kits and protective equipment for first responders and hospital personnel on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic, a survey of U.S. mayors said Friday.

1 day ago

World News -- Iran calls on U.S. to release detained scientist -- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javid Zarif demanded Friday that the United States release an Iranian scientist he says is being unlawfully detained.

1 day ago

U.S. News -- One dead, 16 injured in New York City subway car fire -- A New York City subway operator who ushered passengers from a burning train car on Friday morning died, and at least 16 were injured, fire officials said.

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U.S. News -- Cuomo orders schools to remain closed as N.Y. caseload soars past 44,000 -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Friday ordered all schools in the state to remain closed an additional two weeks as officials struggled to deal a coronavirus pandemic caseload of more than 44,000.

1 day ago

U.S. News -- Toyota ready to build face shields for healthcare workers -- Toyota announced Friday it is prepared to begin manufacturing face shields next week for healthcare workers dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.

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U.S. News -- EPA relaxes enforcement, DHS delays REAL ID due to coronavirus -- Two U.S. government agencies, the DHS and EPA, have announced major policy suspensions due to the spread of the coronavirus disease.

1 day ago

4 die aboard Holland America cruise as it tries to find port

18 hours ago

Coronavirus: South Korea has more recovered patients than sick

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Pope gives special prayer for COVID-19 victims, healthcare workers

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Hanjin chairman wins sibling shareholder feud over Korean conglomerate

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Fighting erupts at Chinese bridge between Hubei, Jiangxi provinces

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