On This Day: 30 March 1977

On This Day: 30 March 1977

Gene Wilder comedy "Silver Streak" had a royal premiere in London.
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Hundreds congregate for Sunday service

Hundreds congregate for Sunday service

Hundreds arrive by bus and in personal vehicles for Sunday services at Louisiana church, defying governor’s ban on large gatherings.
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Trump adds 30 days to virus distancing guidelines

Trump adds 30 days to virus distancing guidelines

President Donald Trump is extending the voluntary national shutdown for a month as sickness and death from the coronavirus pandemic rise in the U.S.
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AP Top Stories March 29

AP Top Stories March 29

Here's the latest for Sunday, March 29th: Death toll in Italy continues to climb; Hospital in Spain sanitized; Pope calls for world cease-fire amid pandemic; Tribute paid to doctors and nurses in Beirut.
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Honolulu comes to standstill amid virus outbreak

Honolulu comes to standstill amid virus outbreak

Honolulu came to an eerie standstill this week as the coronavirus pandemic spread throughout the islands. Hawaii officials effectively flipped the switch on the state's tourism-fueled economic engine in a bid to slow the spread of the virus.
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NJ pizzeria keeps employees working and feeds ERs

NJ pizzeria keeps employees working and feeds ERs

After two New Jersey business owners and brothers took out a $50,000 line of credit to keep their workers employed amid the coronavirus pandemic, customers began donating money to send pizzas to the people one brother calls, "truly the heroes in t...
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New York gets hospital ship, possible quarantine

New York gets hospital ship, possible quarantine

US President Donald Trump floated the idea of a quarantine as early as Saturday affecting residents of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut for a short time to stop the spread of coronavirus from reaching states with fewer infections.
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Trump raises idea of quarantines for northeast US

Trump raises idea of quarantines for northeast US

US President Donald Trump said Saturday that he was considering a type of enforceable quarantine to prevent people in New York and parts of New Jersey and Connecticut from traveling.
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Business owners hope to stay open despite outbreak

Business owners hope to stay open despite outbreak

While much of the U.S. is living on lockdown to minimize the spread of the coronavirus, several Southern states are resisting. Small businesses considered non-essential say the governors are the only thing between them and financial ruin.
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Convention Center to be used for virus patients

Convention Center to be used for virus patients

New Orleans is converting its convention center into a hospital that, once up and running, will be able to accommodate up to 3,000 coronavirus patients.
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De Blasio issues grim warning over virus threat

De Blasio issues grim warning over virus threat

De Blasio issues grim warning over virus threat
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NY design companies team up to make face masks

NY design companies team up to make face masks

Two design companies have teamed up in a makeshift assembly line in Brooklyn to help meet New York's demand for face shields to protect medical professionals dealing with the coronavirus crisis.
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Calif. governor thanks Trump for Mercy ship aid

Calif. governor thanks Trump for Mercy ship aid

California Governor Gavin Newsom thanked President Donald Trump Friday for supporting the use of the U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Mercy to treat non-coronavirus patients, allowing Los Angeles-area hospitals to care for those with COVID-19.
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Trump orders ventilators, demands appreciation

Trump orders ventilators, demands appreciation

After days of pleading from the nation’s governors, President Donald Trump took steps Friday to expand the federal government’s role in helping produce critically needed supplies, including ventilators to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
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Trump invokes defense mechanism to tackle virus

Trump invokes defense mechanism to tackle virus

US President Donald Trump took steps Friday to expand the federal government’s role in helping to produce critically needed supplies to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
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DOD looks to put beds in Chicago convention center

DOD looks to put beds in Chicago convention center

Army Corps of Engineers officials are exploring ways to convert a sprawling convention center on Chicago's lakefront into a facility housing "about 3,000" beds that could be needed for patients suffering from COVID-19.
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Atlanta studio offers space during virus pandemic

Atlanta studio offers space during virus pandemic

Ryan Millsap, CEO of Blackhall Studios in Atlanta, is offering a 150-acre studio to federal and state governments in hopes to provide space for relief work during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
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Trump signs $2.2 trillion stimulus package

Trump signs $2.2 trillion stimulus package

President Donald Trump signed a $2.2 trillion economic rescue package Friday, calling the bill much-needed relief for American workers reeling from the economic tumult caused by the coronavirus.
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Shelters see spike in volunteers fostering animals

Shelters see spike in volunteers fostering animals

Volunteer organizers with the Humane Rescue Alliance say over the last 10 days, more than 1,000 people have signed up to foster pets awaiting a permanent home. It's a small bright spot during the coronavirus pandemic.
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AP Top Stories March 27

AP Top Stories March 27

Here's the latest for Friday, March 27th: House passes $2.2T rescue package, rushes it to Trump; British Prime Minister Johnson tests positive for virus; USS Roosevelt hit hard by virus; Some leaders are hailing a potential virus test breakthrough.
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San Francisco streets nearly empty with lockdown

San Francisco streets nearly empty with lockdown

Tourists and most residents are gone from the streets of San Francisco as the city has been locked down due to the coronavirus pandemic. A drive through the city by the bay finds nearly empty streets and sidewalks.
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US stocks tumble despite stimulus agreement

US stocks tumble despite stimulus agreement

Wall Street capped a week of outsize gains for the stock market with more losses Friday as investors held out hope that a big economic rescue package will help cushion ailing businesses and households from the effects of the coronavirus.
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Dozens of virus deaths in NY funeral home

Dozens of virus deaths in NY funeral home

Dozens of virus deaths in NY funeral home
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Pelosi inks $2.2T rescue package at House ceremony

Pelosi inks $2.2T rescue package at House ceremony

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi signed the enrolled $2.2. trillion rescue legislation that is tossing a life preserver to a U.S. economy and health care system left flailing by the coronavirus pandemic.
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Italy hopes virus eases but fears new onslaught

Italy hopes virus eases but fears new onslaught

Doctors and nurses in Italy's overwhelmed northern hospitals have welcomed a slight stabilizing in the number of coronavirus infections but fear the virus is still silently spreading in the south
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House passes $2.2T rescue package amid vote drama

House passes $2.2T rescue package amid vote drama

The House rushed President Trump a $2.2 trillion rescue package, to aid the U.S. economy and health care system left flailing by the coronavirus. The measure passed by a voice vote despite an attempt by a Republican to force a roll call vote.
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Virus concerns strain grocery store operations

Virus concerns strain grocery store operations

Grocery stores in the U.S. have seen their business soar as authorities urge people go out only for essentials during the ongoing coronavirus crisis, leading them to stay and cook more at home.
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GOP's Massie under fire for vote delay attempt

GOP's Massie under fire for vote delay attempt

The House approved a sweeping $2.2 trillion rescue package Friday after leaders from both parties banded together to outmaneuver Rep. Thomas Massie, a maverick GOP lawmaker who infuriated many colleagues by trying to force a roll call vote.
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Space Force launches Atlas V amid virus outbreak

Space Force launches Atlas V amid virus outbreak

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Thursday with a national security satellite as its payload.
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NYC life continues to slow due to virus

NYC life continues to slow due to virus

New York City is shutting down some of its busiest streets to give New Yorkers more room to get outside while maintaining social distancing.
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Hospital ship Mercy arrives in Los Angeles

Hospital ship Mercy arrives in Los Angeles

The US Navy hospital ship Mercy arrived in the Los Angeles area Friday morning and could be ready as early as Saturday to provide care to non-coronavirus patients in order to ease the crush on hospitals.
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IMF: Global economy enters recession amid virus

IMF: Global economy enters recession amid virus

IMF, International Monetary Fund, Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva following a Thursday meeting with G20 Leaders declares a worldwide recession as a result of the coronavirus.
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NY Gov.: Deaths rise, school closures extended

NY Gov.: Deaths rise, school closures extended

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday that the state has seen a "significant" increase in deaths as a result of COVID-19 as New York scrambles to secure enough ventilators, hospital beds and protective equipment to deal with the coronavirus crisis.
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UK PM Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

UK PM Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Friday he had tested positive for the new coronavirus.
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Pedestrian bridge collapses onto Detroit freeway

Pedestrian bridge collapses onto Detroit freeway

A truck collides with a pedestrian bridge in Detroit, sending a portion of the span onto a freeway and blocking traffic along part of the heavily traveled roadway.
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Idle Alamo isn't being remembered much these days

Idle Alamo isn't being remembered much these days

Not many are remembering the Alamo these days. The normally bustling tourist attraction in San Antonio is closed to visitors due to the coronavirus outbreak.
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Drone shows empty Paris streets in virus lockdown

Drone shows empty Paris streets in virus lockdown

Drone shows empty Paris streets in virus lockdown
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Future of pandemic determined by crowded cities

Future of pandemic determined by crowded cities

As the coronavirus spreads, health officials around the world are urging people to keep a distance from others and avoid gatherings. But that's not easy in some of the most densely populated countries.
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Seniors show resiliency in face of coronavirus

Seniors show resiliency in face of coronavirus

Social distancing rules are affecting U.S. seniors in nuanced ways. Many are resilient and say the coronavirus crisis reminds them of World War II rationing and past disease epidemics. Others are isolated and lonely in senior homes.
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Boat sail maker pivots to masks to fight virus

Boat sail maker pivots to masks to fight virus

On the coast of Maine, Eric Baldwin and his staff usually spend their days selling, and repairing sails for boats. Now, they've turned their sewing machines to a new task: making masks for caregivers who need protection from coronavirus.
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ShowBiz Minute: Kelly, Swift, Royals

ShowBiz Minute: Kelly, Swift, Royals

R. Kelly seeks release from jail, cites coronavirus risk; Taylor Swift surprises some of her fans with money donations; Duke and Duchess of Cambridge post video of their children applauding NHS workers in Britain.
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Jesse Tyler Ferguson looks to end of 'Modern Family'

Jesse Tyler Ferguson looks to end of 'Modern Family'

"Modern Family" actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson says "the past month of shooting was extremely emotional" on the hit comedy, and adds that the cast is in touch via the House Party app.
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On This Day: 27 March 1973

On This Day: 27 March 1973

Liza Minnelli's "Cabaret" swept the board at the Academy Awards.
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Coronavirus and Hollywood: Eisenberg travels cross country in RV

Coronavirus and Hollywood: Eisenberg travels cross country in RV

Actor Jesse Eisenberg and his family are isolating in an RV headed home to Indiana from Los Angeles.
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Steve Aoki launches online bootcamp

Steve Aoki launches online bootcamp

Recording artist Steve Aoki encourages fans who are self-isolating to join his daily bootcamps online, where he will showcase a new album track every day.
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TX Gov: NYC, New Orleans travelers must quarantine

TX Gov: NYC, New Orleans travelers must quarantine

Texas joined other states Thursday in imposing quarantines on travelers from the New York area, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S., and put similar restrictions on people arriving from nearby New Orleans.
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Federal field hospitals sent to Louisiana

Federal field hospitals sent to Louisiana

President Donald Trump has agreed to set up federal field hospitals in Louisiana, where the number of known coronavirus cases jumped 28% in one day.
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AP Top Stories March 27

AP Top Stories March 27

Here's the latest for Friday March 27th: House ready to pass coronavirus aid package; US has most coronavirus cases worldwide; Federal help going to New Orleans; Space Force satellite launched.
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