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New York braces for COVID-19 onslaught as state's dead nears 9/11 toll

Domestic News from Reuters - 37 min 19 sec ago
New York state has recorded nearly 500 coronavirus-related deaths in a single day, bringing the statewide total to nearly 3,000, or about the same number killed in the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Friday.
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New York reports deadliest day from coronavirus, makes plea for help

Domestic News from Reuters - 41 min 20 sec ago
New York suffered its deadliest single day from the novel coronavirus, with 562 additional deaths in the last 24 hours for a total of 2,935 fatalities, by far the most of any U.S. state, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Friday.
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Two young American doctors spend honeymoon fighting coronavirus

Domestic News from Reuters - 46 min 46 sec ago
She'd picked her dress, they'd booked their honeymoon and the wedding was set for the end of March. Then, the coronavirus pandemic hit.
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3D printers forge face shields for fight against the coronavirus

Domestic News from Reuters - 46 min 50 sec ago
Oscar Valera likes to use 3D printers to build an assortment of crafts, but he is now turning his hobby toward the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
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Exclusive: Hailed by his crew, fired U.S. carrier captain to be reassigned during probe

Domestic News from Reuters - 47 min 23 sec ago
Even as he is hailed as a hero by his crew, the fired commander of a coronavirus-stricken U.S. aircraft carrier is being reassigned while investigators consider whether he should face disciplinary action, acting U.S. Navy Secretary Thomas Modly told Reuters on Friday.
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U.S. expected to cover hospital costs of uninsured coronavirus patients: WSJ

Domestic News from Reuters - 47 min 39 sec ago
The Trump administration is expected to use coronavirus relief funds to pay hospitals that treat uninsured patients with the novel coronavirus as long as they do not bill them or issue unexpected charges, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.
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New York public defenders say unable to reach inmates in federal jails

Domestic News from Reuters - 52 min 29 sec ago
Lawyers representing inmates in New York federal jails said on Friday they had been largely cut off from their clients since in-person visits were halted last month due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Two U.S. state attorneys general seek info on Zoom's privacy practices

Domestic News from Reuters - 1 hour 3 min ago
At least two U.S. state attorneys have sought information from Zoom Video Communications Inc following multiple reports that questioned the privacy and security of the videoconferencing app.
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Dismissed U.S. carrier captain gets hero's ovation from crew

Domestic News from Reuters - 1 hour 40 min ago
The captain of a U.S. aircraft carrier relieved of his command after seeking stronger measures in response to a coronavirus outbreak aboard his ship was given a hero's ovation by his crew when he left the vessel, video posted on Twitter showed.
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Trump taps Kavanaugh ally for seat on influential appeals court

Domestic News from Reuters - 1 hour 47 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday announced plans to nominate a vocal ally of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh to an influential federal appeals court in Washington.
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Exclusive: Dismissed U.S. carrier captain to be reassigned during probe - acting Navy secretary

Domestic News from Reuters - 2 hours 14 min ago
The fired commander of a U.S. aircraft carrier that suffered a coronavirus outbreak will not be thrown out of the Navy but rather reassigned, acting U.S. Navy Secretary Thomas Modly told Reuters on Friday, adding that an investigation would determine if he should face disciplinary action.
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New York mayor begs for more U.S. aid as jobs data confirms economic carnage

Domestic News from Reuters - 2 hours 22 min ago
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio pleaded with the U.S. government for more help in expectation of a surge in COVID-19 cases next week, as new statistics emerged confirming that hundreds of thousands of people across the country have lost their jobs.
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Americans should cover faces and also keep distance: Dr. Fauci

Domestic News from Reuters - 3 hours 27 min ago
Americans should cover their face if they have to go in public, but they should still stay isolated as much as possible, the nation's top infectious disease official said on Friday as the Trump administration readies its recommendation on such coverings.
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Do social distancing better, White House doctor tells Americans. Trump objects

Domestic News from Reuters - 3 hours 29 min ago
Dr. Deborah Birx, the coordinator of the White House task force on the coronavirus, had a message for Americans on Thursday: do better at social distancing. President Donald Trump didn't like the message.
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Coronavirus forces San Francisco to put homeless into hotels

Domestic News from Reuters - 5 hours 47 min ago
By Nathan Frandino, Shannon Stapleton, Katie Paul and Stephen Nellis
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As pandemic rages, U.S. immigrants detained in areas with few hospitals

Domestic News from Reuters - 6 hours 12 min ago
U.S. immigration officials say they have a plan if detention centers get hit with coronavirus outbreaks: They will transfer detainees with serious symptoms to hospitals with "expertise in high risk care."
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Americans urged to wear masks outside as coronavirus pandemic worsens

Domestic News from Reuters - 7 hours 4 min ago
The Trump administration on Thursday looked set to join local officials in advising Americans to wear masks when venturing out during the still-exploding coronavirus pandemic, as the U.S. death toll rose by 1,000 in a single day for the first time.
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U.S. Navy relieves aircraft carrier commander who wrote letter urging coronavirus action

Domestic News from Reuters - 10 hours 25 min ago
The U.S. Navy relieved the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt's captain of his command on Thursday, punishing him for the leak of a scathing letter he sent to superiors that sought stronger measures for curbing a coronavirus outbreak aboard the ship.
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Two cruise ships dock in Florida after coronavirus ordeal

Domestic News from Reuters - 14 hours 1 min ago
An ocean liner forced by a deadly onboard coronavirus outbreak to languish at sea since mid-March pulled into a South Florida port on Thursday, after authorities settled plans for the vessel and its sister ship to dock and most passengers to come ashore.
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Biden: Trump administration showed 'poor judgment' in removing warship commander

Domestic News from Reuters - 14 hours 41 min ago
Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden said on Thursday that the Trump administration showed "poor judgment" in relieving the commander of an aircraft carrier who sought stronger measures to control a coronavirus outbreak onboard.
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