Who is Phil Murphy? Here is what you need to know about New Jersey's governor
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 14:58:34 GMT
The coronavirus outbreak has put New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy in the spotlight – and he’s expected to play an even more prominent role in the coming weeks as his state’s number of confirmed cases is rapidly rising. 
Texas man accused of stabbing Asian family over coronavirus could face FBI hate crime charge
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 13:49:45 GMT
A man who allegedly tried to kill an Asian family inside a Texas supermarket last month to prevent them from spreading the coronavirus could be charged by the FBI for a hate crime, according to reports.
Coronavirus Mountain Division: Ski, snowboard companies help flatten curve
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 13:18:30 GMT
From the Rockies in Colorado to Vermont’s Green Mountains, America’s skiers and snowboarders can count some of their peers among the growing list of do-it-yourself COVID-19 heroes nationwide. And they’re hoping other makers, and health care workers, can help in their efforts to flatten the curve.
New York City hospital worker who caught coronavirus returns to treat patients
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 12:12:24 GMT
New Yorkers have a reputation for being tough and resilient – and Raeburn Fairweather is a shining example of that. 
US coronavirus deaths top 5,000, more states issue stay-at-home orders
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 08:17:34 GMT
University of California system eliminates SAT, some grade requirements for admissions
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 05:52:35 GMT
The University of California school system Wednesday announced it will be eliminating some admissions requirements for prospective students weeks after high schools across the country closed due to the coronavirus.
DOD to provide 100K body bags as coronavirus deaths grow
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 04:58:56 GMT
The Department of Defense plans to provide an additional 100,000 body bags at the request of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as the coronavirus death toll is expected to rise, the DOD confirmed Wednesday.
Virus expert implores surfers to stay out of ocean to avoid coronavirus
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 04:37:07 GMT
An atmospheric scientist at UC San Diego studying how viruses and bacteria are ejected from the ocean pleaded with surfers Monday to stay out of the water to minimize chances of contracting coronavirus, a news report said.
Coronavirus kills Kevin Duffy, judge in 1993 World Trade Center bombing case
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 04:21:39 GMT
Kevin Thomas Duffy, a prominent Manhattan federal judge who presided over the trial for the terrorists who bombed the World Trade Center in 1993, reportedly died of the coronavirus on Wednesday. He was 87.
This Day in History: April 2
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 04:00:52 GMT
"As the World Turns" and "The Edge of Night" premiere on CBS; Mafia boss John Gotti is convicted of murder and racketeering; and more.
Los Angeles mayor says everyone should cover their faces while outside to fight coronavirus
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 02:31:29 GMT
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Wednesday urged all Angelinos to wear non-medical face masks when venturing outside to combat the spread of the coronavirus. 
New York City coronavirus deaths mount as Cuomo warns of uncertain future
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 02:26:35 GMT
New York City is now a warzone. As coronavirus hot spots flared around America, the nation’s biggest city was the hardest hit of them all, with bodies loaded onto refrigerated morgue trucks by gurney and forklift outside overwhelmed hospitals, in full view of passing motorists.
California engineer derails train over suspicion about coronavirus aid ship USNS Mercy, feds say
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 02:14:26 GMT
A train engineer intentionally drove a locomotive full speed ahead off the end of rail tracks near the USNS Mercy, which was docked at the port after transporting necessary supplies for coronavirus efforts to California hospitals. 
Oklahoma City bombing accomplice's son charged in kidnapping, armed robbery
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 01:37:33 GMT
The son of Oklahoma City bombing co-conspirator Terry Nichols is facing multiple criminal charges, including kidnapping and armed burglary from an alleged attack on a 67-year-old Las Vegas-area man. 
USS Theodore Roosevelt sees 93 sailors with coronavirus; won't be 'resolved' in just a few days
Thu, 02 Apr 2020 01:05:34 GMT
As 93 of the nearly 5,000 sailors assigned to the USS Theodore Roosevelt, now docked in Guam, have tested positive for the coronavirus, the Navy is removing nearly 3,000 sailors aboard the U.S. aircraft carrier by Friday.
Coronavirus first responders desperately need more safety equipment, 9/11 firefighter says
Wed, 01 Apr 2020 23:29:12 GMT
First responders and hospital workers on the front lines of the coronavirus crisis are at risk of bringing the illness to their families without more protective gear and testing, according to a former deputy chief of the FDNY.
Kentucky town's window 'safari' entertains kids, adults during coronavirus
Wed, 01 Apr 2020 22:34:02 GMT
A Kentucky neighborhood came together to create a "safari" zoo for children bored at home amid school closures to combat the coronavirus pandemic. 
Santa Monica Farmers Market still flooded with shoppers despite coronavirus warnings, photos show
Wed, 01 Apr 2020 21:47:21 GMT
Photos captured a social distancing nightmare at the Santa Monica farmer’s market Wednesday morning, as Angelenos swarmed to buy fresh groceries. 
Toilet paper shipment goes up in flames in Texas truck crash
Wed, 01 Apr 2020 21:19:36 GMT
A tractor-trailer carrying a load of toilet paper rolled over and burst into flames on a Texas highway early Wednesday morning, as people are hoarding the household necessity around the country during the coronavirus pandemic.
America's blood supply in jeopardy during coronavirus crisis
Wed, 01 Apr 2020 20:18:33 GMT
The coronavirus pandemic is threatening the nation's supply of blood. Social distancing is forcing the cancellation of thousands of blood drives across the country.