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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis listens during a news conference at a drive-through coronavirus testing site in front of Hard Rock Stadium, Monday, March 30, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. Gov. Ron DeSantis doesn't want the people on the Holland America's Zandaam where four people died and others are sick to be treated in Florida, saying the state doesn't have the capacity to treat outsiders as the coronavirus outbreak spreads. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
AP-NORC poll: Less than half back Trump's pandemic response Americans give high marks to state and local governments for their handling of the fast-moving coronavirus pandemic that has swiftly remade everyday life
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Melinda Slowinski talks as she gets into her 2013 Mercedes E 350 convertible parked at hew home in Haslett, Texas, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020. Of all the automakers that are recalling dangerous Takata air bag inflators like the one in Slowinski's car, Mercedes is the laggard when it comes to getting the airbag repairs done. The slow completion rate has been a major problem for Slowinski. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
Mercedes has worst Takata air bag recall completion rateMercedes is the laggard when it comes to recalling dangerous Takata air bag inflators
The Associated Press59 minutes ago
Registered Nurse Elizabeth Schafer, 36, of South St. Paul, Minn., stands for a portrait before entering Beth Israel Mount Sinai Hospital for her second day volunteering to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, Wednesday, April 1, 2020, in New York. Schafer left her home in the Midwest to volunteer in New York where she says the situation inside the hospital is grim. "I took an oath as a nurse to do no harm and just go where I was needed," Schafer said. "I told my students, you step up to the plate when you're needed as a nurse, all the time, no matter what. And so right now, you either go to the West Coast or the East Coast as a nurse. And so here I am." (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Call for virus volunteers yields army of health care workersAn army of health care workers has heeded New York’s call for help reinforcing hospitals overwhelmed by the coronavirus pandemic
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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 31, 2020 file photo, neighbors line up for free food staples outside Santa Ana primary school in Asuncion, Paraguay, part of an already existing food program through the Education Ministry, as people stay home from work amid the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. According to research released on Wednesday, April 1, 2020, more evidence is emerging that coronavirus infections are being spread by people who have no clear symptoms, complicating efforts to gain control of the pandemic. (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)
Healthy-looking people spread coronavirus, more studies sayMore evidence is emerging that coronavirus infections are being spread by people who have no clear symptoms, complicating efforts to gain control of the pandemic
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, under pressure, abandons partial measures and issues statewide stay-at-home orderFlorida Gov. Ron DeSantis, under pressure, abandons partial measures and issues statewide stay-at-home order
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WarnerMedia names former Hulu chief Jason Kilar CEOJason Kilar, the founding chief executive of Hulu and a former Amazon senior vice president, has been named CEO of WarnerMedia, the company announced Wednesday
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West Virginia governor reschedules state's May 12 primary election for June 9 over fears about the coronavirusWest Virginia governor reschedules state's May 12 primary election for June 9 over fears about the coronavirus
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3 people fatally shot at central Oklahoma convenience storePolice say three people were killed and one was wounded in a shooting at a convenience store in central Oklahoma
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FILE - This Dec. 11, 2019 file photo shows J.K. Rowling, author of the "Harry Potter" book series, at the premiere of "Finding the Way Home"  in New York. The author has launched an online initiative, www.harrypotterathome.com, which features quizzes, games and other activities. For the month of April, Rowling also has partnered with the audio publisher-distributor Audible and the library e-book supplier OverDrive for free audio and digital editions of the first Potter book, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.” The U.S. edition is called “Harry Potter's and the Sorcerer's Stone”. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
Each State Has Its Own 'Iconic' JobEach state that makes up the Fifty Nifty has a unique economy, culture, laws, and even industries and workers that help "shape the [identity]" of that state. To more closely examine the latter, 24/7 Wall St. looked at Bureau of Labor Statistics data on job concentration in all of the...
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The American flag flutters in the wind as work is done on the roof of a building under construction in Sacramento, Calif., Tuesday, March 31, 2020. While most Californian's have spent more than a week under a mandatory stay-at-home order, because of the coronavirus, construction work is among the jobs exempt as part of the "essential infrastructure." (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
US construction spending down 1.3% in FebruaryUS construction spending drops 1.3% in February with weakness in all major sectors
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Jolee Masson, a Coker student and costume designer, volunteered to sew new elastic into medical masks at the Tara Grinna Swimwear factory Monday, March 30, 2020 in Conway. The factory has converted their operations from making custom swimsuits to sewing elastic into N95 masks in response to the coronavirus. Tidelands Health has delivered 35,000 of the masks that were held in storage with degraded elastic bands. The swimwear manufacturer's sewers, many of whom are at high risk for the virus, all volunteered to come back to work to complete the project along with help from volunteers within the community. March 30, 2020.  (Jason Lee/The Sun News via AP)
Surveys: Manufacturing contracts last month in US, worldManufacturing contracted in the United States and around the world last month, dragged down by economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak
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