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Point of order: Congress weighs how to govern…

Congress is considering ways to govern from afar during the coronavirus pandemic

Fossil Leads To Discovery Of Creepy-Looking…

Scientists have discovered a new close relative of the very mysterious Triassic-era reptile group known as the tanystropheids.

CDC Removes Dosage Guidance On Antimalarial Drugs…

​The agency had initially included dosage advice for hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine on its website but had removed it as of Tuesday.

One Group Will Get Checks Starting Monday…

Millions of Americans are close to receiving stimulus payments, but when exactly? Media reports are trying to break it down. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Mich) said Wednesday the first group of recipients will include people who receive Social Security and who filed federal tax returns specifying their direct deposit information, USA...

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. (April 8)

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As pandemic deepens, Trump cycles through targets…

President Donald Trump is turning to a familiar political strategy as he grapples with the coronavirus pandemic

How to Properly Wear a Face Mask

How to Properly Wear a Face Mask The CDC now advises everyone to wear a face mask in public to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Face masks should fit snugly on the face, secured by ear loops or ties. They should allow for unrestricted breathing. Cloth face masks should be able to be machine washed without damage. People with glasses may have an issue with masks fogging up their eyewear. To solve this, simply place a folded tissue inside the top of your mask. At this time, the CDC is recommending washable cloth masks, as medical-grade masks are in short supply.

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The Coronavirus Is Behind Him. The Death Threats…

When the coronavirus epidemic exploded, Carl and Jeri Goldman were aboard the Diamond Princess —which would become a notorious virus location. A planned 16-day South Asian cruise for the California couple turned into a nightmare, they tell CNN , and one that has persisted long after they got home. KQED reports...

Aiding your mental health during quarantine

The stress that comes during these trying times can have severe effects on your mental health. Dr. E has more information on what you can do to help yourself.

John Prine, Country-Folk Singer, Dead at 73

John Prine, Country-Folk Singer, Dead at 73 Prine died due to complications caused by COVID-19 at Vanderbilt University Hospital in Nashville, TN. The singer and songwriter is counted as one the favorite artists by the likes of Bob Dylan and Kris Kristofferson. Bob Dylan, via 'The New York Times' Born in the Midwest, Prine learned to play the guitar as a child after his family had moved to Kentucky. He recorded albums for Atlantic and Asylum records, as well as under his own label, Oh Boy Records. He received Grammy awards in 1992 and 2006. In 2019, he was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Prine was chosen for the lifetime achievement Grammy in 2020. John Prine, via 'The New York Times'

Nicaragua inaction on virus raises fears of…

International health officials are warning that the Nicaraguan government’s perplexing weekslong refusal to take measures to control the spread of the new coronavirus is heightening the risk of an epidemic in Central America even as neighboring countries take tough action

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. (April 8)

Have $1,600 for a Tree? France Is Calling

Marie Antoinette's reign ended badly—the queen of France was guillotined for treason in 1793—but her taste in gardening lives on, the New York Times reports. A private garden designed to her liking is being rebuilt at Versailles, and after years of debate, caretakers have decided her taste will...

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Rural Indiana virus worry: ‘What more could I…

Three southeast Indiana counties have among the highest per-capita coronavirus infection rates in the country

Here's Why Yanking Your Dog's Leash To Correct…

Yanking on a dog’s leash may sound like a good way to correct undesirable behavior, but, according to some experts, it’s actually a bad idea.

Long-Term Ventilator Use For COVID-19 Can Be…

Doctors tell Newsy the majority of critical COVID-19 patients need mechanical ventilation for at least two weeks before they see any recovery.

3 Female Employees of Truck Stop Stabbed to Death

There are fewer people on America's roads these days, but one of them proved deadly. Police say a 33-year-old North Carolina man stabbed four women at a Tennessee truck stop on Tuesday morning, killing three. All worked at the Pilot Travel Center off I-40 near Knoxville and have been identified...

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." (April 8)

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Taiwan protests WHO leader's accusations of…

Taiwan’s foreign ministry has strongly protested accusations from the World Health Organization's chief that it condoned racist attacks on him that he alleged came from the self-governing island democracy

US Food Banks Strained by COVID-19 Crisis

US Food Banks Strained by COVID-19 Crisis Food bank directors are facing a new challenge in the era of COVID-19, causing management to overhaul the way they do business. While dealing with fewer volunteers and less in-person contact, these organizations must figure out how to handle the recent surge in food demands. Food banks and pantries have had to adopt alternative distribution methods in the age of social distancing, such as drive-through delivery. Brian Barks, CEO of Food Bank for the Heartland, normally spends about $73,000 per month buying food to distribute. Last month, as the coronavirus spread across the U.S., Barks reportedly spent $675,000. Grocery stores and markets that might ordinarily have extra food rations are seeing their stock depleted as the pandemic continues to spread around the country. In some cases, workers and volunteers must drive hundreds of miles to other states to get enough food to feed communities in need.

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Exodus From Wuhan Begins

For the first time in 11 weeks, people are being allowed to leave the city where the coronavirus pandemic began —and tens of thousands of them rushed to so on Wednesday. Authorities in Wuhan say some 55,000 people left the city by train Wednesday after the lockdown was lifted,...

High winds damage plane at Pennsylvania airport

A plane was damaged by high winds during a thunderstorm at Arnold Palmer Regional Airport in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, early on the morning of April 7.

Jeff Bezos Donates $100 Million to US Food Banks

Jeff Bezos Donates $100 Million to US Food Banks Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is donating $100 million to food banks across the U.S. The donation will go to Feeding America, a Chicago-based network of more than 200 food banks that feed 46 million people. Feeding America is ranked the second-largest U.S. charity by revenue, according to 'Forbes.' In 2019, the nonprofit reportedly generated $2.9 billion in revenue, most of which went toward sending food to pantries. Feeding America CEO Claire Babineaux-Fontenot said Bezos's donation is the largest single gift in the organization's history. Jeff Bezos, via Instagram