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City's crisis a preview of what's next for US

03/30 01:56 Anonymous 0

The city's bustling streets, thriving public transit and dense population made it uniquely vulnerable to the rapid spread of COVID-19.Andrew Cuomo has  noted the state's figures are higher than other states' in part because  New York state is testing many more people.

CBS News' Maria Mercader dies from COVID-19 at age 54

CBS News' Maria Mercader dies from COVID-19 at age 54

03/30 01:56 Anonymous 0

In a news release shared Sunday afternoon, CBS remembered Mercader as a "network veteran who covered breaking news for nearly three decades and, most recently, helped shape strategy for the network's correspondents and reporters.She began working with the network's news division as part of the page program in 1987, the year she graduated from College of New Rochelle, and went on to produce major stories for CBS News' foreign and national desks.

The country star was 61

The country star was 61

03/30 01:56 Anonymous 0

Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Diffie enjoyed a consistent run of country hits in the early 1990s.After scoring his first hit as a songwriter (Holly Dunn's "There Goes My Heart Again"), Diffie signed a record deal with Epic, and success immediately followed.

Trump extends social distancing guidelines to April 30

Trump extends social distancing guidelines to April 30

03/30 01:56 Anonymous 0

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump announced on Sunday that the White House would be extending its social distancing guidelines through April 30 – a month longer than an initial 15-day timeline when they were implemented on March 16.“The peak in death rate is likely to hit in two weeks,” Trump said.

Coroners, funeral homes prepare as outbreak grows

Coroners, funeral homes prepare as outbreak grows

03/27 12:06 Anonymous 0

Unlike other disasters that strike within hours or days, the coronavirus outbreak is unfolding more slowly, allowing coroners and funeral homes across the country to prepare for a large number of deaths.That's different than a bus crash, shooting or natural disaster that kills a dozen people within minutes.

New Jersey man's 'beautiful' sign leaves doctors in tears

New Jersey man's 'beautiful' sign leaves doctors in tears

03/27 12:06 Anonymous 0

What's beautiful is that's all we know," said Karen Zatorski, Senior Public Relations Manager at Morristown Medical Center.It's now making its rounds on social media thanks to nurse Paige Vander Vliet who shared the image with her sister-in-law, Shay Vander Vliet, who then posted it to Facebook.

Officials botched the rollout, derailed containment

Officials botched the rollout, derailed containment

03/27 12:06 Anonymous 0

Caccomo denied that the FDA was overly restrictive at the onset of the outbreak and then slow to adapt to the "unprecedented public health emergency.”Federal testing push falls behindSince early January, a virus raging in China had the attention of public health experts.

Pence and wife, Karen, test negative, White House says

Pence and wife, Karen, test negative, White House says

03/22 10:26 Anonymous 0

WASHINGTON – Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen Pence have both tested negative for the coronavirus, his office announced Saturday.Both were tested Saturday, the day after the White House announced that an aide to Mike Pence had tested positive.