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Instacart Workers Seek Strike As Jobs Get Busier, Riskier

NEW YORK (AP) — A possible strike by Instacart workers highlights the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the grocery delivery business, where workers are worried about their saf...

Trump Says 2 Health Insurers Waiving Some Bills

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says two health insurers are waiving patient payments for coronavirus treatment. Both Cigna and Humana won’t require many of their customers ...

Trump Says US Won’t Pay For Meghan And Harry’s Security

LONDON (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump has offered his opinion on the future of Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, insisting the United States government won’t pay for the couple...

Detroit Auto Show Canceled, Center To Be Used As Hospital

DETROIT (AP) — The North American International Auto Show said that it will cancel its Detroit show because of the coronavirus pandemic and the center where it is held will likely ...

Bernie Sanders’ Florida Campaign Office Vandalized With Swastikas

FLORIDA (JTA) — A Florida campaign office for Bernie Sanders was vandalized with swastikas. A tweet Saturday from the Florida for Bernie account showed two large swastikas paint...

Hundreds At Church Flout Covid-19 Gatherings Ban

CENTRAL, La. (AP) — Hundreds of people flouted Louisiana's COVID-19 ban on gatherings, coming on buses and in personal vehicles to the first of three Sunday services at their churc...

Pelosi Warns Against Reopening Country Too Soon

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says President Donald Trump shouldn’t be rushing to reopen schools and businesses amid the coronavirus pandemic. The top Democrat in Con...

Handling Mail Amid Coronavirus: Low Risk But Wash Your Hands

NEW YORK (AP)- Kathy Payne has a routine: She wipes down the trays holding the mail she’s about to deliver. She puts on gloves to sort the letters and packages, then a new pair whe...

Dr. Fauci Predicts 100K-200K US Deaths

WASHINGTON - The U.S. government's foremost infection disease expert says the United States could experience more than 100,000 deaths and millions of infections from the coronaviru...

FDA Clears Abbott New 5-Minute Virus Test

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared a new rapid test from Abbott Laboratories, which the company says can detect the coronavirus in about 5 minutes....

‘Officers Are Scared Out There’: Coronavirus Hits US Police

WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich. (AP) — More than a fifth of Detroit's police force is quarantined; two officers have died from coronavirus and at least 39 have tested positive, including th...

AP Fact Check: Trump A Rosy Outlier On Science Of The Virus

WASHINGTON (AP) — Groundless assurances keep coming from President Donald Trump, a rosy outlier on the science of the coronavirus pandemic. It's been that way since before the v...

Virus Coordinator Birx Is Trump’s Data-whisperer

WASHINGTON (AP) — For many in the public health and political worlds, Dr. Deborah Birx is the sober scientist advising an unpredictable president. She's the data whisperer who will...

Rhode Island Door Knocks In Search Of Fleeing New Yorkers

WESTERLY, RI (AP) — The Rhode Island National Guard started going door to door on Saturday in coastal areas to inform any New Yorkers who may have come to the state that they must ...

Microsoft Divests From Israeli Facial-recognition Startup

SEATTLE (AP) - Microsoft said Friday it is pulling its investments from a facial-recognition startup that scans faces at Israeli military checkpoints, even though the tech giant co...

Shop Sells ‘Hundreds’ Of Doughnuts Starring Dr. Fauci’s Face

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York doughnut shop is featuring the likeness of the doctor leading the country's battle with coronavirus on its sweet treats. Donuts Delite...

AP Sources: Alleged Maduro Co-conspirator Is In DEA Custody

MIAMI (AP) — A retired Venezuelan army general indicted alongside Nicolás Maduro has surrendered in Colombia and is being taken by Drug Enforcement Administration agents to New Yor...

Trump: No Quarantine, But Travel Advisory For NY, CT And NJ

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump backed away from calling for a quarantine for coronavirus hotspots in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, instead directing Saturday nigh...
FILE - Eli Beer, president and founder of Israel's United Hatzalah

Miami: Improvement in Condition of United Hatzalah CEO Eli Beer

MIAMI (VINnews) —Eli Beer, the head of United Hatzalah is hospitalized in serious condition in Miami suffering from coronavirus. His family gave the following update on Eli's condi...