COVID-19 impact: Bay Area cities urge residents to avoid crowds on Easter weekend

STAY AT HOME: Bay Area cities are reminding people that the shelter-in-place order is still very much in effect to curb the spread of COVID-19 in California.
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China Delays Mask and Ventilator Exports After Quality Complaints

Chinese customs officials, facing accusations from Europe that some medical supplies have been defective, say they will inspect every shipment.
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Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden wins the Alaska primary by post

Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, has been declared the winner of the Alaska primary after the state shifted to postal voting due to the coronavirus pandemic. The state's ballots were sent out before Mr Biden's rival Bernie Sanders pulled out of the race last week, meaning the Vermont senator also took a proportion of the vote.
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Stolen Coronavirus Test Sample Returned To Davis Hospital; Thief Sought

DAVIS (CBS13) – A coronavirus sample awaiting lab testing was found in a CVS shopping cart and authorities are searching for the man who stole it from Sutter Davis Hospital, the Davis Police Department said. Davis police said hospital employees told police shortly after 1:30 p.m. on Saturday that a man entered the facility, stole the sample and then left on a bicycle. Nearly five hours later, the department said they received a call regarding the sealed COVID-19 sample sitting in a shopping cart...
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North Korea calls for stronger coronavirus measures

North Korea called for stronger measures against the rapidly spreading coronavirus pandemic at a meeting presided by leader Kim Jong Un, state media reported Sunday, without acknowledging whether the country had reported any infections. Officials in Pyongyang and its state media have repeatedly insisted that the North remains totally free of the virus, but Sunday's report did not make that assertion. The coronavirus epidemic -- which has infected more than 1.7 million worldwide -- had become "...
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Protesters call for ICE to release detainees because of coronavirus

The protest, staged in cars to protect participants, came as the number of confirmed coronavirus cases among detainees in Arizona continues to rise.         [Author: Arizona Republic]
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Devin Booker beats Deandre Ayton in all-Phoenix Suns final of NBA 2K Players Tournament

Devin Booker defeated Phoenix Suns teammate Deandre Ayton in the final of the NBA 2K Players Tournament.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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‘Saturday Night Live’ Returns with ‘At Home’ Edition Featuring Tom Hanks, Chris Martin, Larry David Amid Coronavirus Pandemic (Watch)

When something unfathomable happens, many try to make sense of it (or simply provide an escapist outlet from it) through humor. And that is exactly what “Saturday Night Live” did when returning with original material on April 11, producing content remotely amid the coronavirus pandemic. Tom Hanks, who went public with his own COVID-19 diagnosis […]
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is promoting th...

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is promoting the anti-flu drug Avigan to treat patients diagnosed with Covid-19. CNN's Will Ripley reports from Tokyo.
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Trump Reportedly Weighed Letting COVID-19 ‘Wash Over’ U.S, But Was Warned Of Grim Toll

"Mr. President, many people will die," he was told by Dr. Anthony Fauci, according to The Washington Post.
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Minnesota Duluth star Scott Perunovich wins Hobey Baker

Minnesota Duluth defenseman Scott Perunovich won the Hobey Baker Memorial Award on Saturday night as college hockey’s top player, becoming the Bulldogs’ record sixth recipient. Perunovich, a junior from Hibbing, Minnesota, who recently signed with the St. Louis Blues, edged North Dakota forward Jordan Kawaguchi and Maine goalie Jeremy Swayman for the award announced on ESPN.
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Suspect In Critical Condition After Officer-Involved Shooting Near Sacramento Foods Co.

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A suspect wanted in connection to an attempted homicide out of Marysville is in critical condition following an officer-involved shooting near a Foods Co., the Sacramento Police Department said. The department said officers attempted to initiate a traffic stop on the suspect. After locating the vehicle, police said gunfire erupted when they attempted to contact the man, who has not yet been identified. The scene was in a parking lot on the 7400 block of West Stockton Bouleva...
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Joe Biden wins Alaska Democratic primary

Former Vice President Joe Biden has won Alaska's Democratic primary, the state party announced on Saturday.
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Celebs Raise $260,000 For Coronavirus Relief During Virtual Seder

Jason Alexander, Bette Midler, Andy Cohen, Billy Porter and Sen. Chuck Schumer tuned in from home to help the cause.
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Coronavirus: Pope Francis urges people not to 'yield to fear'

He delivers an Easter service in an almost empty St Peter's Basilica because of the coronavirus lockdown.
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Japan's Shinzo Abe promotes anti-flu drug to treat virus

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is promoting the anti-flu drug Avigan to treat patients diagnosed with Covid-19. CNN's Will Ripley reports from Tokyo.
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50 years later, Beatles still bring joy

At Mount Sinai South Nassau on New York's Long Island, the hospital staff reportedly spins "Here Comes the Sun" on the public address system every time a coronavirus patient is discharged.
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Opinion: How the Beatles still bring joy in scary times

At Mount Sinai South Nassau on New York's Long Island, the hospital staff reportedly spins "Here Comes the Sun" on the public address system every time a coronavirus patient is discharged.
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Rep. Dan Crenshaw: Fighting coronavirus pandemic and fighting economic downturn is not a binary choice

We need to look ahead to how we open up the U.S. economy and take a more targeted approach to fighting COVID-19, says Texas Rep. Dan Crenshaw, Republican member of the House Committee on Homeland Security.
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Coronavirus chaos could strengthen China's debt hold on struggling nations

Beijing could either take control of other countries’ assets or forgive debt to boost its soft power, experts say, as economic fallout widensCruise industry faces huge challenge in post-virus world As the coronavirus pandemic causes global economic devastation, China could take control of debt-struck nations’ assets at an accelerated rate, or it could boost its soft diplomacy by forgiving debt.The choice has been laid out by the authors of a Harvard report on a Chinese tactic dubbed “debtbook di...
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Coronavirus: Boris Johnson 'owes his life to NHS staff'

The prime minister thanks those who treated him for coronavirus, and is now expected to rest and recover.
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Coronavirus: PM thanks NHS staff as UK deaths set to pass 10,000

Boris Johnson says he owes his life to the staff treating him for coronavirus in hospital.
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Coronavirus live news: elderly might have to isolate for whole year, says EU chief

Christians adapt to culmination of holy week without ceremonies as US death toll becomes the highest in the world; Italy, India, Saudi Arabia, Puerto Rico extend lockdownCoronavirus latest: at a glance2,000 deaths a day in US as Italy and India extend lockdownAll the US developments - liveBoris Johnson’s darkest hour 3.30am BST The coronavirus behind Covid-19 can produce three times more pathogens than the one behind Sars, a Hong Kong University study has found.According to a report in the S...
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Joe Biden Wins Alaska Primary

Alaska, which switched to all-mail voting because of the coronavirus outbreak, was the first primary since Senator Bernie Sanders dropped out of the race.
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How to be a more ethical Amazon shopper during the pandemic

Households across the country are facing a stark moral dilemma on a weekly, if not daily, basis: go out during the pandemic to shop for groceries and supplies but risk your own health, or order those same items online and risk the health of the people who pack and deliver them to you.
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They broke up 50 years ago. How the Beatles still bring joy in scary times

At Mount Sinai South Nassau on New York's Long Island, the hospital staff reportedly spins "Here Comes the Sun" on the public address system every time a coronavirus patient is discharged.
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This weighted blanket collection could be your ticket to sleeping through the night

Not long ago, the term weighted blanket elicited more blank stares than nods of recognition. But a funny thing happened over the course of the past few years. People who had trouble nodding off to sleep each night or who found themselves waking up multiple times throughout the overnight hours realized they didn’t just have to live with it — and the answer was simply a matter of adding a new bedding accessory. Of course, there is no magic solution to everyone’s sleep problems. And studies are onl...
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Trump learned of a memo in January warning 'half a million American souls' could die of coronavirus, and he was displeased his adviser put it in writing

President Donald Trump was reportedly told as early as January about his adviser's memo warning of mass death in the US from a coronavirus outbreak.
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LeSean McCoy wants to play two more seasons

In early March came word that LeSean McCoy wouldn't return to the Chiefs for a second season, but that he intended to play in 2020. The running back, though, remains without a team. Will anyone give McCoy a chance to play a 12th season? McCoy seems to think so. "I have a couple teams that [more]
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Oklahoma State parents support Mike Gundy after backlash to coronavirus comments: 'He's not an evil person'

Mike Gundy's plan to get players back on campus was seen by some as tone-deaf, but several parents are defending the Oklahoma State coach.         [Author: Oklahoman]
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