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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.

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.

Singer-songwriter Jan Howard dies at 91

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 29th - 10:43am

Singer-songwriter Jan Howard, who had a No. 1 country hit “For Loving You” with Bill Anderson and wrote hits for others like Kitty Wells' “It's All Over But the Crying,” has died at age 91, according to the Grand Ole Opry.

New York state surpasses 1,000 coronavirus deaths

Michael R. Sisak and Marina Villeneuve, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 29th - 9:06am

New York state's death toll from the coronavirus outbreak surged Sunday above 1,000, less than a month after the first case was detected in the state.

Coronavirus Updates: Salt Lake County issues stay at home order; Community leader Bob Garff dies of COVID-19

Jen Riess, KSL.com and Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 29th - 7:35am

Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus, from Utah and around the world. If you're on a mobile device and can't see the updates below, click on this link.

Study: Little asbestos found after Detroit house demolitions

Corey Williams, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 29th - 7:29am

primarily from old lead-based paint —was being spread through some neighborhoods. The use of lead paint was outlawed in 1978.

A missing boy and a freezing swamp test tracker's instincts

Todd Richmond, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 29th - 7:23am

Austin Schumacher parked his unmarked squad truck and watched pheasant hunters work their way into the woods under the overcast, late-fall sky. The rookie Department of Natural Resources warden had just popped the lid of his salad container when the radio squawked: a 13-year-old boy, missing.

College seniors hurried to squeeze in last school memories

Jimmy Golen, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 29th - 6:35am

College students scrambled to salvage a last, lasting memory before they were kicked off campus to ride out the outbreak from home.

Coronavirus makes it harder for campaigns to ask for money

Brian Slodysko, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 29th - 5:38am

White House candidates aren't usually bashful about asking supporters for money.

US-led forces pull out of 3rd Iraqi base this month

Samya Kullab, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 29th - 5:38am

The U.S.-led coalition in Iraq withdrew on Sunday from a military base in the country's north that nearly launched Washington into an open war with neighboring Iran.

Counties without coronavirus are mostly rural, poor

Morgan Lee and Nicky Forster, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 28th - 10:09pm

As the coronavirus rages across the United States, mainly in large urban areas, more than a third of U.S. counties have yet to report a single positive test result for COVID-19 infections, an analysis by The Associated Press shows.

Whitmer order halts water shutoffs during virus pandemic

Kat Stafford, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 28th - 7:52pm

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive order Saturday requiring communities statewide to restore water service, effectively ending water shutoffs for the duration of the coronavirus pandemic.

Longtime soap opera actor John Callahan dies at 66

Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 28th - 7:43pm

Actor John Callahan, known for playing Edmund Grey on “All My Children” and also starring on other soaps including “Days of Our Lives,” “Santa Barbara” and “Falcon Crest,” has died. He was 66.