March 27, 2020 - 6:58 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The only thing people seem to be talking about besides coronavirus is baking. As Americans stay home to "flatten the curve" and practice social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the most tweeted about activities for those at home has been cooking and baking. The hashtag...
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March 27, 2020 - 2:03 pm
(NEW YORK) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's daily press briefings have become a source of comfort, calm and inspiration as the novel coronavirus pandemic intensifies. New York has become the epicenter of the pandemic. With over 44,000 diagnosed cases, New York has by far the most cases of any state...
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March 27, 2020 - 1:56 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Even before President Donald Trump said he hoped to reopen the U.S. by Easter, millions were wondering: Is social distancing really worth it? And either way, when can it end? According to two studies published this week, the answer to one of those questions became quite a bit clearer...
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March 27, 2020 - 12:34 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The coronavirus pandemic has touched seemingly every aspect of our lives - from our health, to our work, to where we go, and what we buy. It’s even effecting our trips to the bathroom. Georgia-Pacific, the maker of toilet paper brands Angel Soft and Quilted Northern, had to increase...
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March 27, 2020 - 12:07 pm
(NEW YORK) -- An MTA motorman is dead and at least a dozen other people are injured in a suspicious fire on a Harlem subway car that spewed heavy smoke through stations and tunnels and further delayed service already curtailed by the coronavirus pandemic. The fire broke out inside a northbound No...
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Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. James C. McConville speaks at the Pentagon about the latest COVID-19 developments in the Army, March 26, 2020, in Washington. (Lisa Ferdinando/Office of the Secretary of Defense)
March 27, 2020 - 10:47 am
(WASHINGTON) -- More than 9,000 retired soldiers have responded to the U.S. Army's call for retired medical personnel to assist with the response to the novel coronavirus pandemic, as hundreds of active duty soldiers deploy to support Army field hospitals in New York and Seattle. Earlier this week...
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March 27, 2020 - 8:31 am
(NEW YORK) -- Federal law enforcement is warning of an increase in hate crimes against Asian Americans as the coronavirus crisis continues to grow, according to a new FBI analysis obtained by ABC News. "The FBI assesses hate crime incidents against Asian Americans likely will surge across the...
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March 27, 2020 - 7:32 am
(NEW YORK) -- A major storm system will move out of the Rockies into the Plains and the Midwest Friday and into Saturday with a threat for strong tornadoes, huge hail and damaging winds. This storm already brought up to 35 inches of snow just north of Salt Lake City. Near Rapid City, South Dakota,...
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March 27, 2020 - 6:01 am
(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now infected more than half a million people around the world since the first cases were detected in China back in December. There are more than 533,000 diagnosed cases of COVID-19, the illness caused by the new respiratory virus, and over 24,...
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March 27, 2020 - 6:00 am
(NEW YORK) -- Immigrations and Customs Enforcement detainees must be immediately released from county jails where cases of novel coronavirus have been confirmed, a federal judge in New York ordered Thursday night. The 10 detainees asked for their release "because of the public health crisis posed...
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