AP Top Stories January 20

AP Top Stories January 20

Here's the latest for Monday January 20th: Richmond, Virginia prepares for gun rights rally; Two police officers killed in Honolulu; Shooting outside Kansas City bar leaves 2 dead, more than a dozen hurt; Trump impeachment defense team previews st...
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Cruise passengers call for US help amid outbreak

Cruise passengers call for US help amid outbreak

Orlando residents Laura Gabaroni and Juan Huergo are asking U.S. and Florida officials to show compassion and allow Carnival's Holland America cruise ships to dock at Port Everglades. They've been stuck onboard for more than two weeks.
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"A battlefield behind your home": life in empty NY

"A battlefield behind your home": life in empty NY

The wail of ambulances as been the one constant in the otherwise eerily quiet streets of New York City. Residents say the conornavirus pandemic has dramatically altered life, causing feelings of worry and uncertainty.
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AP Top Stories April 1

AP Top Stories April 1

Here's the latest for Wednesday April 1st: New York deaths double in 3 days, with worst to come; Cruise ships must stay at sea with sick onboard; Europe facing extraoridinary demand for ICU beds and doctors; Virus forces Wimbledon cancellation for...
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65K hospital beds needed in NY by end of April

65K hospital beds needed in NY by end of April

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Wednesday the city needs an additional 65,000 hospital beds to help in the fight against the coronavirus. New York had a "tremendous start" with some 20,000 beds already in operation according to the mayor.
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Chicago hospital workers call for 'hazard pay'

Chicago hospital workers call for 'hazard pay'

Lower-paid health care workers in Chicago on the front lines of the coronavirus fight are demanding higher pay and better working conditions. The members of the Service Employees International Union
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Florida governor issues stay-at-home order

Florida governor issues stay-at-home order

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis issued a statewide stay-at-home order on Wednesday, limiting Floridians' movements and interactions outside the home to only essential activites.
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Rep. McAdams on virus: The sickest I've ever been

Rep. McAdams on virus: The sickest I've ever been

Rep. Ben McAdams who has recovered from the coronavirus after testing positive said it's the sickest he's ever been. As Congress considers whether to take up another relief bill, McAdams said more still needs to be done.
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Cuomo: Virus testing is up in NY state

Cuomo: Virus testing is up in NY state

Cuomo: Virus testing is up in NY state
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Crew offloaded from USS Roosevelt as virus spreads

Crew offloaded from USS Roosevelt as virus spreads

Acting-Secretary of the US Navy confirms that 1,000 of the USS Theodore Roosevelt's crew have been removed from the aircraft carrier, docked in Guam, amid a coronavirus outbreak.
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Caylee Hammack's band starts landscaping after gigs postponed

Caylee Hammack's band starts landscaping after gigs postponed

Country singer Caylee Hammack lost all her gigs for two months due to the spreading coronavirus, so her bandmates decided to start a side business doing lawncare to make money in the meantime.
Virus isolation booths to protect health workers

Virus isolation booths to protect health workers

Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston has designed a freestanding coronavirus testing isolation booth they hope will protect medical workers examining new patients and reduce the use of scarce disposable personal protective equipment.
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Pence tours Va. Walmart warehouse, thanks workers

Pence tours Va. Walmart warehouse, thanks workers

Vice President Mike Pence visited the Walmart Distribution Center in Gordonsville, Virginia Wednesday to tour the facility and encourage the workers who operate and manage the supply chain operation.
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Coronavirus fuels attacks against Asian Americans

Coronavirus fuels attacks against Asian Americans

The coronavirus pandemic, which originated in China, is fueling attacks against Asian Americans, with more than 1,000 reports of hate incidents ranging from racial slurs to spitting to physical assaults over the past two weeks, advocates say.
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Virus isolation booths to protect health workers

Virus isolation booths to protect health workers

Boston hospital designs freestanding coronavirus testing isolation booths they hope will protect medical workers examining new patients and reduce the use of scarce disposable personal protective equipment
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Congresswoman: Mileage rollback wrong thing to do

Congresswoman: Mileage rollback wrong thing to do

A Michigan congresswoman whose district is home to Ford’s headquarters is unhappy with the White House’s decision to roll back Obama-era vehicle mileage standards.
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Bogota restaurateur delivers burgers to the poor

Bogota restaurateur delivers burgers to the poor

A Colombian restaurateur has launched a program to feed families in Bogota's poor neighborhoods, including Venezuelan migrants who are fleeing hunger in their home country, during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Truck carrying toilet paper catches fire in Texas

Truck carrying toilet paper catches fire in Texas

A tractor-trailer hauling toilet paper crashed and caught fire near Dallas early Wednesday, spilling the hot commodity all over an interstate.
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Faithful flock to Louisiana church despite virus ban

Faithful flock to Louisiana church despite virus ban

Buses and cars filled a church parking lot near Baton Rouge, Louisiana Tuesday evening as worshipers flocked to hear a pastor who is facing misdemeanor charges for holding services despite a ban on gatherings amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Faithful flock to Louisiana church despite virus ban

Faithful flock to Louisiana church despite virus ban

Buses and cars filled a church parking lot near Baton Rouge, Louisiana Tuesday evening as worshipers flocked to hear a pastor who is facing misdemeanor charges for holding services despite a ban on gatherings amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Today in History for April 1st

Today in History for April 1st

Today in History for April 1st
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Brandy Clark's breakup record allows creative freedom

Brandy Clark's breakup record allows creative freedom

Brandy Clark wrote about the breakup of a 15-year relationship for her new album “Your Life is a Record.” But the country singer-songwriter also decided to “take the handcuffs off" and try musical styles outside the genre.
Lennon Stella looks for positives in social distancing

Lennon Stella looks for positives in social distancing

Recording artist Lennon Stella reveals how she is coping with staying at home and predicts that connections being made now will bring about an an equalising "wave of change."
Company works to extend mask use during shortage

Company works to extend mask use during shortage

After Christian Viviers heard that health care professionals were using scarves and bandanas for protection amid the mask shortage brought on by the virus outbreak, he modified a medical product he hopes will allow them to use masks for longer.
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ShowBiz Minute: John, Rihanna, SHOF

ShowBiz Minute: John, Rihanna, SHOF

Elton John-led concert raises $8M; Rihanna's Clara Lionel Foundation donating $1 million in grants toward COVID-19 response; Songwriters Hall of Fame gala postponed to June 2021.