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Report: Celtics' Marcus Smart to Donate Blood Plasma for COVID-19 Research

Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart is donating his blood plasma to National COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Project to aid ongoing research about the coronavirus, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium...

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5:55pm PDT - March 31st, 2020

Rep. Max Rose deployed with National Guard to assist coronavirus response

"I am just trying to do my duty and my small part," he said.

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8:21am PDT - March 31st, 2020

Doctor: Here's how San Francisco is beating the odds on the coronavirus — so far

If we let our guard down, resume normal activities too soon, fail to do aggressive testing and quarantine, we risk planting seeds for later tragedies.

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1:00am PDT - March 31st, 2020

A Rest Stop Where Flying Cars Can Recharge

Beta Technologies' prototype helipad and base station for electric air taxis could also help route emergency supplies in a crisis.

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6:00am PDT - March 29th, 2020

Trump activates ready reserve forces to fight coronavirus: Here's what that means

Here's the basics about the Individual Ready Reserve forces activated by President Donald Trump to help with the coronavirus pandemic.

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3:25pm PDT - March 28th, 2020

Spain is battling black marketeers and price gougers

Ernesto Ruiz Lopez, a pharmacist in Madrid, says he's never seen anything like this. He can't get protective masks, gloves or hand sanitizer from his regular suppliers, because they won't pay the sky-high prices, increasing at every stage of the chain, to obt…

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2:24am PDT - March 28th, 2020

Rhode Island will knock on doors and stop cars to find New Yorkers to slow coronavirus

Rhode Island's governor said Friday that law enforcement officers will stop cars and knock on doors in coastal communities to identify people who've been to New York state, joining other states in restricting the movements of out-of-state visitors to slow the…

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6:38pm PDT - March 27th, 2020

Week in pictures

A selection of news photographs taken around the world this week.

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5:15pm PDT - March 27th, 2020

Alaska's Army National Guard helped rescue 3 Iditarod sled-dog teams that went into frigid Arctic floodwaters

A Black Hawk helicopter from the Alaska Army National Guard was dispatched on March 20 to rescue Iditarod mushers after they and their sled dog teams went through flood waters. Overnight winds pushed seawater onto the Iditarod Trail, and the mushers weren't a…

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6:01am PDT - March 26th, 2020

Coronavirus symptoms: Your questions about COVID-19 answered

While scientists are working to contain coronavirus and come up with effective treatments, health experts say people can still prepare and guard against infection.

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5:41pm PDT - March 24th, 2020

The most important thing to know about social distancing

You're watching the numbers go up every day. Yet, mayors and governors around the nation have ordered Americans to stay inside. Sports are canceled. Birthday parties are canceled. The Rolling Stones tour is canceled. Pick-up basketball in parks, canceled. Whe…

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3:00am PDT - March 24th, 2020

China health commission says virus transmission risks remain

China cannot afford to let its guard down when it comes to combating the coronavirus, with the country still at risk from sporadic infections as well as those from overseas, a health official said on Tuesday.

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12:55am PDT - March 24th, 2020

U.S. combats martial law conspiracy theories as the National Guard assists in coronavirus response - The Washington Post

U.S. combats martial law conspiracy theories as the National Guard assists in coronavirus response The Washington Post Coronavirus: 2 Key Questions For The Head Of The National Guard NPR What the California National Guard is doing now in Sacramento to help du…

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4:03pm PDT - March 23rd, 2020

In leaked memo, Hobby Lobby refuses to give workers paid sick leave during coronavirus pandemic

In a memo to Hobby Lobby store managers obtained by Business Insider, vice president of operations Randy Betts wrote that sick workers will be required to use personal paid time off and vacation pay, or else take an "unpaid leave of absence until further noti…

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10:27am PDT - March 23rd, 2020

The Trump administration seems to want to ease off coronavirus prevention measures to protect the crashing economy

Evan Vucci/AP President Donald Trump hinted at a major shift in the US' coronavirus policy in a tweet late on Sunday. "WE CANNOT LET THE CURE BE WORSE THAN THE PROBLEM ITSELF," Trump tweeted. "AT THE END OF THE 15 DAY PERIOD, WE WILL MAKE A DECISION AS TO WHI…

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7:36am PDT - March 23rd, 2020

Coronavirus: Trump to deploy National Guard in three states

Troops will be used in New York, California and Washington to deliver urgently needed medical aid.

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5:03am PDT - March 23rd, 2020

Senate Democrats block a trillion-dollar stimulus package and urge more aid for workers impacted by the new coronavirus outbreak

The Senate failed to pass a trillion-dollar stimulus package on Sunday evening, with Democrats arguing the aid measure failed to adequately protect workers impacted by the novel coronavirus spread. The historic relief package was introduced by Senate Republic…

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5:42pm PDT - March 22nd, 2020

Trump is considering releasing elderly, 'totally nonviolent' offenders from federal prisons amid coronavirus outbreak

President Donald Trump said Sunday that he was considering an executive order to free elderly, nonviolent prisoners from federal prisons in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The virus has been identified as a particular threat to prison populations,…

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5:02pm PDT - March 22nd, 2020

Trump Says He’s Mobilizing the National Guard in New York, California, and Washington

“This is not martial law,” FEMA director Pete Gaynor said.

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3:38pm PDT - March 22nd, 2020

How FEMA, businesses and Donald Trump are confronting the country's N95 mask shortage amid coronavirus pandemic

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, the United States is facing another problem: A national shortage of N95 face masks needed by health care workers.

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2:37pm PDT - March 22nd, 2020

Be on guard for coronavirus robocalls, warns FCC

Robocalls have been targeting the vulnerable and unsuspecting for years, so it’s no surprise that the scumbags would take advantage of the current global catastrophe to enhance their scams. The FCC warns that it has received numerous reports of coronavirus-re…

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2:44pm PDT - March 20th, 2020

A mix-and-match coronavirus testing strategy has allowed New York to screen 32,000 people — far more than any other state

Reuters/Jeenah Moon New York state is racing past others in the US when it comes to testing for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. So far, the state has identified 7,102 cases of the novel coronavirus, just a little less than half of all d…

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2:19pm PDT - March 20th, 2020

Tulsi Gabbard ends presidential campaign, backs Joe Biden

Gabbard struggled to capture attention in a field that included higher-profile contenders and placed distantly in early primary states.

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7:55am PDT - March 19th, 2020

How the US military may be utilized in responding to coronavirus

The U.S. military could be tasked with providing additional resources and personnel to help the United States combat the coronavirus pandemic spreading across the country

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9:03am PDT - March 18th, 2020

The U.S. Military Has Joined the War Against the Coronavirus. But Its Firepower is Limited.

Amid public calls for additional U.S. military support in the national fight against the novel coronavirus, Defense Secretary Mark Esper committed Tuesday to making 5 million respirator masks, 2,000 ventilators and as many as 16 military labs available to hel…

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4:13pm PDT - March 17th, 2020