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How would overwhelmed hospitals decide who to treat first?

Candice Choi, Lori Hinnant and Nicole Winfield, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 30th - 7:13am

A nurse with asthma, a grandfather with cancer and a homeless man with no known family are wracked with coronavirus-induced fevers. They are struggling to breathe, and a ventilator could save their lives. But who gets one when there aren't enough to go around?

School shutdowns raise stakes of digital divide for students

Meg Kinnard and Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 30th - 6:25am

Students struggling to get online in a rural South Carolina county received a boost last week with the arrival of six buses equipped with Wi-Fi, some of the hundreds the state has rolled out since schools were closed by the coronavirus outbreak.

Navy hospital ship set to arrive in NYC harbor

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 30th - 5:56am

A Navy hospital ship with 1,000 beds is set to arrive Monday in New York City as officials pressed for more federal help. Mayor Bill de Blasio said President Donald Trump’s suggestion that thousands of medical masks are disappearing from New York City hospitals is “insulting” to front-line medical workers

Phoenix police officer killed, 2 others wounded in shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 29th - 10:44pm

A Phoenix police commander was killed and two other officers were wounded Sunday night as they responded to calls about a dispute between roomates.

What to know about the coronavirus numbers in New York

Mike Stobbe, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 29th - 10:43pm

The official statistics reported by health authorities would seem to show that the United States has more coronavirus infections than any other country and that the New York caseloads exceed any other state.

Grandma is gone: Coronavirus keeps kids from older family

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 29th - 10:32pm

A few weeks ago, Debbie Cameron saw her grandsons most days, playing the piano, making after-school snacks or singing nursery rhymes with the baby in her Chandler, Arizona, home.

Sesame Workshop enlists Elmo, Cookie Monster on hand washing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 29th - 10:01pm

Elmo, Rooster and Cookie Monster are doing their part to help keep kids safe as the coronavirus pandemic grinds on.

'I Love Rock and Roll' co-writer dies of virus complications

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 29th - 8:55pm

Alan Merrill — who co-wrote the song “I Love Rock and Roll" that became a signature hit for fellow rocker Joan Jett — died Sunday in New York of complications from the coronavirus, his daughter said. He was 69.

Amazon workers to stage a walkout Monday, demanding closure of Staten Island facility

Brian Fung, CNN Business  |  Posted Mar 29th - 7:41pm

Amazon employees at the company's Staten Island, New York, facility plan to walk off the job Monday amid allegations the online retail giant has mishandled its response to the coronavirus pandemic.

New York passes grim milestone: Over 1,000 killed by virus, more than two-thirds of the deaths in NYC

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 29th - 6:19pm

New York passes grim milestone: Over 1,000 killed by virus, more than two-thirds of the deaths in NYC.

Instacart workers seek strike as jobs get busier, riskier

Alexandra Olson and Curt Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 29th - 5:10pm

A possible strike by Instacart workers highlights the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the grocery delivery business, where workers are worried about their safety as they try to meet a surge in demand for online groceries.

John Prine in critical condition with COVID-19 symptoms

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 29th - 4:55pm

The family of John Prine says the singer-songwriter is critically ill and has been placed on a ventilator while being treated for COVID-19-type symptoms.

Trump extends federal social distancing guidelines to April 30

Paul Leblanc, Jason Hoffman and Kevin Liptak, CNN  |  Posted Mar 29th - 4:27pm

President Donald Trump said Sunday he would extend his social distancing guidelines to April 30 as novel coronavirus continues to spread throughout the US.

Serial killer dubbed Grim Sleeper dies in California prison

Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 29th - 2:36pm

Lonnie Franklin, the convicted serial killer known as the "Grim Sleeper" who preyed on the women of South Los Angeles for more than two decades, has died in prison. He was 67.

Trump says US won't pay for Meghan and Harry's security

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 29th - 2:33pm

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’s security if they live in the United States.

Serial killer known as 'Grim Sleeper' dies in California prison; Lonnie Franklin, 67, was on death row for 10 murders

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 29th - 2:29pm

Serial killer known as 'Grim Sleeper' dies in California prison; Lonnie Franklin, 67, was on death row for 10 murders.

Country singer Joe Diffie dies of coronavirus complications

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 29th - 2:28pm

Country singer Joe Diffie, who had a string of hits in the 1990s with chart-topping ballads and honky-tonk singles like “Home” and “Pickup Man,” has died after testing positive for COVID-19. He was 61.

Call to the wild: Great outdoors an escape in tough times

Pat Graham and Michael Casey, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 29th - 11:14am

even if for a brief moment — is to follow a bit of his own advice: Go fish.

Nordstrom is sewing more than 100,000 face masks for health care workers

Alaa Elassar, CNN  |  Posted Mar 29th - 11:07am

A department store known for designer brands is shifting gears and producing medical masks to help healthcare workers battling the coronavirus.