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Stimulus package: Senate GOP ramps up pressure on Democrats with Monday vote

Taking to the Senate floor late Sunday night, he announced another procedural vote on the package timed for 9:45 a.m. Monday — minutes after the stock market opens — but it was blocked by Democrats who don’t want to be forced to take the vote. “I think there’s a good chance we’ll have an agreement. …

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Fostering Pets in Animal Shelters Growing Because of the COVID-19 Pandemic – CBS Detroit

Ted S. Warren/Associated Press With Americans across the country stuck at home, local shelters are reporting an increase in the demand for shelter pets.  The New York Times reports in a recent article that when Animal Care Centers of New York City asked Friday for 200 applications to its fostering program they instead received 2,000.  …

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Massachusetts Releases Newest Number Of Cases – CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) – Coronavirus cases are now up to 646 in Massachusetts after 121 new positive tests, the Department of Public Health said on Sunday. The spike of positive tests in recent days is partially the result of increased testing capabilities at a state level. As of Sunday, over 6,004 people have been tested. “The reason that …

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As Community Gives Back, Bucks County Nurse Anticipates Hospital Supplies Will Be ‘Hit Hard’ – CBS Philly

LANGHORNE, Pa. (CBS) — Outside St. Mary’s Medical Center, the community was inspired to help the health care workers inside. The community came together on Sunday to donate medical supplies. It was a call for action at St. Mary’s Medical Center as cars stopped to donate boxes of N95 masks to hospital staff. Nurse Jim …

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Sports Announcer Joe Buck Asks Twitter Followers For Home and Work Videos To Give Him Play-by-Play Practice During Quarantine

Sports fans have a love-hate relationship with Fox broadcaster Joe Buck, who is the lead play-by-play voice for NFL and Major League Baseball on the network. He has called 21 World Series and six Super Bowls, including the latest NFL title game just last month. There are fans who hate him, and those who adore …

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Coronavirus live updates: NYPD to crack down on mass gatherings in parks

The number of novel coronavirus cases around the world is over 328,000 worldwide with Italy and the United States behind China as the countries with the most cases of COVID-19 infections, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. The number of U.S. cases has surpassed 31,000, …

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Coronavirus and flattening the curve: “This is no time to be selfish”

I know these are unsettling times. Nobody likes to feel out of control. I know I don’t. But there are things we can do together to help slow this outbreak, and it all centers around the concept of flattening the curve. Early on in an epidemic, you see a spike in cases. When that happens, …

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U.S. ‘looking very closely at’ severe coronavirus symptoms in younger Americans

Top U.S. health officials are “looking very closely at” reports that a much higher percentage of younger Americans are needing hospitalization as a result of contracting the novel coronavirus than expected, Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said Sunday. Fauci was responding to new data from the Centers …

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Buckingham Palace staffer reportedly contracts coronavirus

A staffer at Buckingham Palace tested positive for the coronavirus while Queen Elizabeth II was staying there, according to a report. The unidentified aide fell ill and tested positive for the virus earlier last week — before the 93-year-old monarch moved from the palace to protect herself, The Sun said. “The worker tested positive before …

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Hospitals prepare as California coronavirus deaths rise to 24

The death toll rose in California this weekend as coronavirus cases spread and residents tried to adjust to extraordinary restrictions on their movement. Los Angeles County health officials on Saturday confirmed two more coronavirus deaths and 59 new cases, bringing the total confirmed cases in the county to 353. The individuals who died were both …

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