Man awaiting retrial in deadly warehouse blaze may be freed
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Man awaiting retrial in deadly warehouse blaze may be freed

A man awaiting retrial in a fire that killed 36 partygoers at an Oakland warehouse may be released from jail because of the coronavirus outbreak

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US casino workers: Pay us through the shutdown

Casino workers across the country are calling on the gambling industry to pay its laid-off workers their full salary and benefits for the duration of the shutdown necessitated by the coronavirus

In Wisconsin, missing absentees spur questions and anger
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In Wisconsin, missing absentees spur questions and anger

The U.S. Postal Service and election officials are searching for answers about why an untold number of absentee ballots never made it to voters in Wisconsin who didn’t want to risk contracting the coronavirus by voting at the polls in the state’s presidential primary

'We're all in with our patients': An ER doctor's virus fight
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'We're all in with our patients': An ER doctor's virus fight

New York emergency room doctor Joseph Habboushe is taking on the challenge of treating the new coronavirus

Storms packing high winds cause damage in Indiana, Arkansas
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Storms packing high winds cause damage in Indiana, Arkansas

Severe storms with high winds, hail and possible tornadoes swept across the Midwest and caused damage to dozens of homes and businesses in parts of Indiana and Arkansas

16.8M Americans thrown out of work as economic toll rises
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16.8M Americans thrown out of work as economic toll rises

More than 1 in 10 American workers have lost jobs amid the coronavirus, underscoring the growing damage the crisis is taking on the world’s economy

A city under siege: 24 hours in the fight to save New York
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A city under siege: 24 hours in the fight to save New York

New Yorkers of all stripes joined in the battle for their city in a recent 24-hour period during the coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus forces new approaches to fighting wildfires
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Coronavirus forces new approaches to fighting wildfires

They are two disasters that require opposite responses: To save lives and reduce the spread of COVID-19, people are being told to remain isolated

Tie game: Ancient bit of string shows Neanderthal handiwork
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Tie game: Ancient bit of string shows Neanderthal handiwork

Scientists have found the first direct evidence that Neanderthals could make string

Astronauts leave virus-plagued planet for space station
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Astronauts leave virus-plagued planet for space station

Three astronauts have arrived at the International Space Station, after departing the virus-plagued planet