Saturday, May 28, 2022

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Governors Raise Alarm As Coronavirus Taxes Health Systems

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — In a day of dizzying developments, governors across the U.S. sounded a perilous alarm about the rapid spread of the new coronavirus and warned of dire conse...

Most Renters Will Not Receive Protections Under WH Proposal

NEW YORK (AP) — Most Americans who rent their home, many of whom have lost their jobs in the sudden economic slowdown caused by the coronavirus outbreak, will not be eligible for e...

Newsom Seeks Medical Ship, Says Half Of State May Get Virus

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Thursday he's asked the president to deploy a U.S. Navy medical ship to help the state expand its medical capacity and w...

California Governor Issues Statewide Order For People To Stay At Home Amid Virus Outbreak

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom has put the nation's most populous state on a stay-at-home order. It expands to nearly 40 million people restrictions he ...

NY’s Cuomo Emerges As Democratic Counter To Trump Virus Response

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NEW YORK (AP) — Before President Donald Trump stepped into the White House briefing room on Thursday to provide an update on the coronavirus, an opening act was broadcast across ca...

USAD Now Undecided On Challenging Judge’s Food Stamps Ruling

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Agriculture Department on Thursday backed off its statement that it would appeal a court decision blocking changes to the food stamp program that would have r...

McConnell Plan: $1,200 Payments; $1T Rescue Takes Shape

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell proposed direct payments of $1,200 per person and $2,400 for couples as part of an initial Republican response Thursday to ...

Celebrities Get Virus Tests, Raising Concerns Of Inequality

WASHINGTON (AP) — Celebrities, politicians and professional athletes faced a backlash this week as many revealed that they had been tested for the coronavirus, even when they didn’...

Coronavirus Kills 4 In A Single New Jersey Family; Several Remain Ill

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FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A fourth member of a New Jersey family died Thursday from COVID-19. Vincent Fusco died Thursday morning at a hospital in Freehold, NJ.com reported. His dea...

US Warns Americans Against All Overseas Travel

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has upgraded its already dire warning to Americans against all international travel as the coronavirus outbreak spreads. The State Dep...

Dr. Rich Roberts Addresses the COVID-19 Crisis

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LAKEWOOD (VINnews) — Dr. Rich Roberts is both a distinguished medical doctor and a shrewd investor. In a video released today he discusses the social and economic ramifications of ...

Tulsi Gabbard Ends Long-Shot 2020 Bid, Gives Support To Biden

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Hawaii congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard is suspending her presidential campaign, ending a long-shot effort that saw her feuding with Hillary Clinton and raising fears ...

Brooklyn Doctor: Don’t Go To Shul, If You Go You Are A Sinner And Potential Murderer

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NEW YORK (VINnews) — In his latest Facebook video, Dr. Stuart Ditchek, an infectious disease specialist from Brooklyn, New York, declares unequivocally that all shuls in New York s...

Trump Calls Himself ‘Wartime President’ As He Battles Virus

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Describing himself as a “wartime president” fighting an invisible enemy, President Donald Trump invoked rarely used emergency powers to marshal critical medical s...

How Long Will Americans Be Fighting The Coronavirus?

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WASHINGTON (AP) — In a matter of days, millions of Americans have seen their lives upended by measures to curb the spread of the new coronavirus. Normally bustling streets are d...

Switching Remaining Primaries To Vote-By-Mail Not So Easy

BOSTON (AP) — Voting rights groups and the head of the Democratic National Committee want the states with remaining primary elections to offer voting by mail as a way to ensure tha...

US Military’s Role In Response To Virus Outbreak Is Growing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon's role in responding to the coronavirus outbreak in the United States began to rapidly expand Wednesday as officials announced that two Navy hospital...

More Of California Under Tight Restrictions Due To Virus

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Extraordinary restrictions on everyday activities expanded to more areas of California on Wednesday as many parents around the state struggled to fathom t...

Coronavirus Layoffs Spark Surge In State Jobless Claims

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — In Ohio, more than 48,000 people applied for jobless benefits during the first two days of this week. The tally during the same period the prior week: ju...

Earthquake Shakes Utah, Rattling Frayed Coronavirus Nerves

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A moderate earthquake Wednesday near Salt Lake City shut down a major air traffic hub, damaged a spire atop a temple and frightened millions of people already...