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Coronavirus: 1,000 Cases Now In U.S. And 'It's Going To Get Worse,' Fauci Says

Wed, 03/11/2020 - 11:35

"I can say we will see more cases, and things will get worse than they are right now," says Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

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Harvey Weinstein Sentenced To 23 Years In Prison

Wed, 03/11/2020 - 11:06

The 67-year-old ex-producer received nearly the maximum sentence for rape and sexual abuse, the counts he was convicted of last month. At the hearing, Weinstein compared his trial to the Red Scare.

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Here Are The Voters Who Powered Biden To His 'Big Tuesday' Wins

Wed, 03/11/2020 - 10:58

Exit polls show that while men were about evenly divided, women in Michigan heavily preferred Biden. And across states, young voters — key to Sanders' past success — failed to turn out in a big way.

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Sketchbook: Abortion Demonstrators Face Off On Steps Of Supreme Court

Wed, 03/11/2020 - 09:53

NPR Visual journalist LA Johnson attended an abortion rally at the steps of the Supreme Court to talk to, and draw, people from both sides of the issue.

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Here We Go Again: Dow Drops 1,000 Points As Stock Market Turmoil Continues

Wed, 03/11/2020 - 09:37

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell yet again Wednesday morning after staging a rally a day earlier. Just on Monday, the stock market had its worst drop since 2008 amid coronavirus economic fears.

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Bernie Sanders To Stay In The Race Despite Key Losses

Wed, 03/11/2020 - 09:01

In a press conference, the Vermont senator acknowledged calls for him to drop his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination but said he plans to debate former Vice President Joe Biden on Sunday.

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USA Swimming To Settle Sex Abuse Lawsuit Filed By Former Olympian

Wed, 03/11/2020 - 07:24

Ariana Kukors Smith says she was abused by national and Olympic team coach Sean Hutchinson when she was a minor. The organization faces ongoing legal challenges over its handling of abuse cases.

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Biden Campaign Cements Strong Position With More Wins; Sanders' Path Narrows

Wed, 03/11/2020 - 07:00

Joe Biden increased his delegate lead with the March 10 primaries, and a top Democratic superPAC concluded he's on track for the nomination. Bernie Sanders didn't say what's next for him.

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As Coronavirus In China Wanes, Italy, South Korea See Brunt Of Epidemic

Wed, 03/11/2020 - 06:01

The United Kingdom's health minister has also been diagnosed with coronavirus – one of nearly 400 confirmed cases in that country, as Turkey on Wednesday announced its first case.

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The Democratic Nomination Is Now In View For Joe Biden — And 5 Other Takeaways

Wed, 03/11/2020 - 06:00

The former vice president's win in Michigan, in particular, has solidified Biden's place as the front-runner to be the Democratic nominee.

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No Guarantee You'll Get Tested For COVID-19, Even If Your Doctor Requests It

Wed, 03/11/2020 - 05:00

There's still a big gap between what the federal government is promising in terms of testing capacity in the U.S. and what state and local labs can deliver.

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3 TSA Screeners In San Jose, Calif., Have Contracted Coronavirus, Agency Says

Wed, 03/11/2020 - 02:20

The security officers, all of whom work at Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport, are the first confirmed cases of the virus within the Transportation Security Administration, officials say.

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Thrift Store Wood Engraving Print Turns Out To Be Salvador Dalí Artwork

Tue, 03/10/2020 - 20:39

"I needed to ... take it out of the frame, which was old and dusty, to take a closer look because it is very rare to find something like this at a thrift store," said art expert Melanie Smith.

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LA Opera Finds 'Inappropriate Conduct' Claims Against Plácido Domingo Credible

Tue, 03/10/2020 - 20:03

On Tuesday, the California opera company released a summary of independent investigators' findings. They substantiated 10 claims of alleged incidents that took place between 1986 and 2019.

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Coachella Delays 2020 Edition Due To Coronavirus Concerns

Tue, 03/10/2020 - 19:53

The influential annual music festival in Indio, Calif. announced Tuesday that it has to move its dates from April to October.

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Life During Coronavirus: What Different Countries Are Doing To Stop The Spread

Tue, 03/10/2020 - 17:48

From a nationwide "red zone" to travel restrictions to school closures, governments around the globe are taking steps to try to slow the spread of the outbreak.

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You Have A Fever And A Dry Cough. Now What?

Tue, 03/10/2020 - 17:20

Whether your mild or moderate symptoms mean you have a cold, the flu, or COVID-19 doesn't change the medical advice right now. Stay home, rest, and call or email your doctor if symptoms worsen.

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Dow Bounces Back, Jumping More Than 1,100 Points After Market's Terrible Day

Tue, 03/10/2020 - 16:30

Stock indexes rose nearly 5% after the market's worst day since 2008. The jump followed President Trump's call for a payroll tax cut and other steps to help the economy amid the coronavirus epidemic.

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How The Painstaking Work Of Contact Tracing Can Slow The Spread Of An Outbreak

Tue, 03/10/2020 - 16:29

It involves making a very long list and a LOT of phone calls. Disease detection is drudgery but it's vital to public health.

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Why Taller Grass Can Be Bad News For Grasshoppers

Tue, 03/10/2020 - 16:20

Grass on the prairie is growing taller because there's now more carbon dioxide in the air. Paradoxically, though, this might be hurting wildlife, because the grass is less nutritious.

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