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March 26, 2020 - 11:00 am
(ATLANTA) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to issue new guidelines on Thursday aiming at preventing parks from becoming viral hotspots as the novel coronavirus continues to spread and Americans seek time outside as a break from staying home. The National Park Service,...
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March 26, 2020 - 6:32 am
(NEW YORK) -- A storm continues to move east as heavy snow falls in the west and hail falls in the Bay area. Up to a foot of snow fell from California to Wyoming and Montana as parts of I-80 had to be shut down overnight due to heavy snow. The complex storm system stretches from the Rockies into...
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March 26, 2020 - 6:06 am
(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 21,000 people around the world, including at least 1,000 in the United States. Spain's death toll has eclipsed that of China where cases of the illness caused by the new respiratory virus, known officially as COVID-19, were...
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March 26, 2020 - 5:54 am
(LOS ANGELES) -- A California man was arrested by the FBI on fraud charges Wednesday for allegedly soliciting investments for a phony coronavirus cure. Officials said the man, 53-year-old Keith Lawrence Middlebrook, claimed his company would use the investments to market pills that would prevent...
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March 26, 2020 - 5:17 am
(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) -- The FBI announced on Wednesday night that a domestic terrorism suspect who was allegedly planning to use a car bomb at a local medical facility was killed during an attempt to apprehend him just outside of Kansas City, Missouri. Timothy Wilson, 36, was "actively planning to...
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March 26, 2020 - 5:15 am
(NEW YORK) -- As the COVID-19 virus continues its relentless march across the nation, the looming crisis inside America’s jails and prisons appears to be deepening, as corrections officials dig in to prevent outbreaks in the nation's more than 6,000 prisons and jails. So far this week, a total of...
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March 25, 2020 - 4:55 pm
(MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.) -- A Minnesota doctor is calling on healthcare workers and people who have tested positive for COVID-19 and are showing early symptoms of infection to participate in two of the first trials of the malaria drug Hydroxychloroquine to treat coronavirus patients. Dr. David Boulware...
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March 25, 2020 - 4:37 pm
(NEW YORK)-- New York officials have confirmed the first homeless death from the novel coronavirus, a grim statistic that homeless advocates fear could rise in coming weeks. “Tragically, one New Yorker experiencing homelessness succumbed to this virus after several days in the hospital – our hearts...
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March 25, 2020 - 3:04 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Claudia Danford sat on the couch in the living room with her host mother in Rabat, Morocco last week, watching an announcement on TV that the country was effectively shutting down due to novel coronavirus concerns. Danford, an American student from the University of Vermont in...
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March 25, 2020 - 3:03 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- For 10 days now, Kimberly Gleason's two daughters have been seeking help and a way out of Peru. Julie Gleason was visiting her sister Sarah, who was studying abroad in Cusco, the beautiful ancient Incan capital high up in the Andes mountains, when the Peruvian government closed its...
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