Rapper Slim Thug says it was 'sickening' to find out he has coronavirus

Rapper Slim Thug says it was 'sickening' to find out he has coronavirus

Hip-hop artist Slim Thug announced yesterday he tested positive for coronavirus. He also says it's ironic because he frequently posts on social media about how important it is to take the virus seriously.
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Released Chicago detainee: Jail in chaos

Released Chicago detainee: Jail in chaos

A detainee who was released from Cook County Jail in Chicago on Monday described conditions inside the facility as "complete chaos" because both inmates and officers struggle to deal with the influx of coronavirus cases inside the jail.
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Trump's near-daily virus briefings under scrutiny

Trump's near-daily virus briefings under scrutiny

Central to the Trump administration's response to the coronavirus outbreak and the collapse of a once-vibrant economy is the now almost daily briefings hosted by President Donald Trump himself.
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Food desert neighbors feed each other amid virus

Food desert neighbors feed each other amid virus

A grassroots group of volunteers is working to keep Washington's most vulnerable neighborhoods fed during the unprecedented coronavirus crisis, in areas that have no grocery stores within walking distance.
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Margiela's latest collaboration

Margiela's latest collaboration

Director Reiner Holzemer discusses his project -"Martin Margiela: In His Own Words" - which offers an intimate portrait of the elusive fashion designer.
British reality star launches alcohol free spirits line

British reality star launches alcohol free spirits line

Alcohol isn't the only option: British reality TV star and entrepreneur Spencer Matthews talks about his journey to sobriety and his 'Clean Liquor' drinks company, in an interview conducted before the coronavirius lockdown in the U.K...
24 Hours: The Fight for New York

24 Hours: The Fight for New York

Before the pandemic swept in, New York City lived up to its own hype. Then the coronavirus all but shut it down. Now the hush, is broken mostly by the wail of ambulances. Over 24 hours, New Yorkers of all stripes join the battle for their city.
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AP Top Stories April 9

AP Top Stories April 9

Here's the latest for Thursday April 9th: Warnings over relaxing social distancing over Easter; 10% of US workforce now out of work; Wuhan doctor says another outbreak on this scale unlikely; Baby lemur enjoys quiet life in Vienna zoo amid virus o...
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Toilet paper shortage during outbreak? Here's why

Toilet paper shortage during outbreak? Here's why

Finding toilet paper in a global pandemic is a struggle. Stores shelves are bare. Amazon is wiped out. And hoarding is only partly to blame – as it turns out, toilet paper is part of a very tight supply chain.
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Cuomo: The curve is flattening, but deaths rise

Cuomo: The curve is flattening, but deaths rise

New York state recorded 779 new coronavirus deaths, marking its biggest one-day total since the outbreak began. Despite the staggering loses, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said there is some good news.
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Today in History for April 9th

Today in History for April 9th

Highlights of this day in history: American Civil War effectively ends; Iraq celebrates collapse of Saddam Hussein's regime;NASA announces first seven astronauts dubbed the Mercury Seven; Marian Anderson performs at the Lincoln Memorial; Prince Ch...
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Cocktails and giggles with Paul Feig

Cocktails and giggles with Paul Feig

The director of "Bridesmaids" and "Last Christmas" chats about the online happy hour he's hosting from his home bar - and reveals whether he's any good at mixology.
On This Day: 9 April 2009

On This Day: 9 April 2009

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Sean Penn: 'Wash them hands!'

Sean Penn: 'Wash them hands!'

Sean Penn calls for diligence over self-isolation and hand hygiene, as his NGO, CORE, helps run free drive-through COVID-19 testing sites in Los Angeles for those with qualifying symptoms.
ShowBiz Minute: P!nk, Royals, Trump

ShowBiz Minute: P!nk, Royals, Trump

Singer P!nk discusses her struggle with COVID-19, on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show;" William and Kate meet schoolchildren on video call; U.S. President Donald Trump says he'll look into "Tiger King" case.
Trump says he'll look into 'Tiger King' case

Trump says he'll look into 'Tiger King' case

President Donald Trump says he'll "take a look" at the legal case of Joseph Maldonado-Passage, also known as "Joe Exotic," who is the central figure of the new Netflix series "Tiger King."
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Troops use 3D printers to make virus face shields

Troops use 3D printers to make virus face shields

Washington State military members are using 3D printers and computers to design and produce face shields to help protect health care workers treating coronavirus patients.
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CDC issuing new guidelines for essential workers

CDC issuing new guidelines for essential workers

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has new guidance for essential workers as it takes a small step toward reopening the country.
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Jewish families share Passover meal online

Jewish families share Passover meal online

A long-standing Jewish tradition is surviving the coronavirus pandemic by moving online. While they cannot gather at one table, families are sharing the Passover meal known as Seder through platforms like Zoom.
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Virtual Passover observances replace gatherings

Virtual Passover observances replace gatherings

The coronavirus has forced Jewish families to limit the celebratory Passover meals known as seders and embrace digital connections with socially distant family and friends.
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Trump: Aggressive measures slowing spread of virus

Trump: Aggressive measures slowing spread of virus

US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday social distancing and other measures aimed at stopping the spread of the coronavirus were having an impact. At the daily White House briefing, Trump told reporters Americans were heading into the "final...
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Trump: WHO needs to 'get their priorities right'

Trump: WHO needs to 'get their priorities right'

President Donald Trump on Wednesday doubled down on his claims that the United States was going to investigate the World Health Organization. "I think they have to get their priorities right," Trump said during a White House briefing.
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Hawaii National Guard troops screen air passengers

Hawaii National Guard troops screen air passengers

Hawaii National Guard troops are screening passengers for coronavirus symptoms at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Honolulu. All visitors to Hawaii are now required to be quarantined for 14 days.
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Sanders drops 2020 bid, Biden now likely nominee

Sanders drops 2020 bid, Biden now likely nominee

Sen. Bernie Sanders ended his presidential bid on Wednesday, making Joe Biden the presumptive Democratic nominee to challenge President Donald Trump in a general election campaign being waged against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Biden gives criticism, suggestions to Trump admin.

Biden gives criticism, suggestions to Trump admin.

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said during a virtual townhall event that much of the pain caused by the coronavirus pandemic could have been avoided by "swift" action, but added that all the help reveals the "soul of America."
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