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  • No COVID-19 tests available for prisoners at center of New York outbreak, court documents show April 4, 2020
    Leonsbox/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A federal detention center at the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic in New York City has no in-house ability to test sick or high-risk inmates for COVID-19, according to a letter from the jail's top official in court documents reviewed by ABC News. "MCC New York does not have COVID-19 tests," M. Licon-Vitale, the […]
  • Coronavirus live updates: Coast Guard oversees disembarkation of 250,000 cruise ship passengers April 4, 2020
    Maksim Tkachenko(NEW YORK) -- The death toll amid the novel coronavirus pandemic continues to skyrocket as more than 7,000 people in the United States have died from COVID-19. There are at least 278,458 diagnosed cases in the U.S. and more than 1.1 million around the world. The actual number is believed to be much higher due to testing […]
  • Pair of storms to hit West Coast with heavy rain, snow and strong winds April 4, 2020
    ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A powerful Nor’easter remains lurking well offshore of the northeast coastline. It backed westward on Friday, somewhat closer to the shoreline and as a result, gusty winds, large waves, some heavy rain and coastal flooding affected parts of New England. The Nor’easter brought some heavier bands of rain to eastern Massachusetts, […]
  • Detroit police soldier on, despite COVID-19 outbreak April 4, 2020
    polybutmono/iStock(DETROIT) -- At a community event in Detroit earlier this month in which a number of Detroit Police Department officers were present, the moderator of that event later tested positive for COVID-19. Although it isn’t certain, Detroit Police Chief James Craig said of members of the department getting the virus from that event -- it is […]
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  • Experts warn about big dollar fraud in $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief package April 4, 2020
    piranka/iStock(NEW YORK) --The U.S. government’s historic $2.2 trillion coronavirus aid relief package recently approved by Congress is highly vulnerable to fraud and abuse, oversight experts and veteran watchdogs who investigated abuse of the government’s financial system bailout more than a decade ago told ABC News. The size of the unprecedented relief package – in the scale of […]
  • Hobby Lobby closes its stores after defying coronavirus stay-at-home orders April 4, 2020
    dbdurden/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Hobby Lobby finally closed all of its stores in the U.S. after the craft supplies company received backlash for staying open in at least one state amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. Nearly all of the store employees will be furloughed, as well as a large portion of corporate and distribution employees, according to a statement from […]
  • Coronavirus economic updates: US cuts 701K jobs in March, unemployment rate jumps to 4.4% April 3, 2020
    Gwengoat/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The coronavirus pandemic has quickly evolved from a health crisis to a financial one, shuttering businesses, upending entire industries and sending financial markets reeling. Here's the latest news on how the COVID-19 crisis is affecting the economy: Markets close out another volatile week The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell more than 350 points […]
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  • Tom Brady donates 10 million meals through Wheels Up partnership amid COVID-19 April 3, 2020
    Al Powers / ESPN Images(NEW YORK) -- Tom Brady is one of the many athletes giving back during the novel coronavirus pandemic.The Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback announced he is donating 10 million meals to Feeding America on Thursday to help those in need during this time.The donation was made through Brady's partnership with private aviation […]
  • Report: Sammy Watkins restructures contract with Chiefs April 3, 2020
    33ft/iStock(NEW YORK) — Sammy Watkins is reportedly staying put in Kansas City.A source tells ESPN the 26-year-old wide receiver has agreed to restructure his contract with the Chiefs.The new deal includes a no-trade clause and $7 million in incentives. It tops out at a value of $16 million, the source told ESPN.Watkins appeared to confirm […]
  • New England Patriots plane transports 1.7 million N95 masks from China amid pandemic April 2, 2020
    Maddie Meyer/Getty Images(BOSTON) -- New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft has partnered with Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker to purchase 1.4 million N95 masks from China as the U.S. death toll from the novel coronavirus pandemic continues to rise.Kraft also personally purchased an additional 300,000 N95 masks for New York state, which has become the epicenter […]
  • NFL agent Buddy Baker says his parents died from COVID-19 six minutes apart April 2, 2020
    Courtesy of Alyssa Baker(NEW YORK) -- On March 31, Baker announced that both of his parents, Stuart Baker, 74, and Adrian Baker, 72, died due to complications from the coronavirus. The couple had been married for 51 years, he said, and died just six minutes apart.“My parents were two amazing individuals who impacted mine and […]
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  • Jordan Peele's 'Candyman' postponed until the fall due to COVID-19 April 3, 2020
    Universal Pictures (LOS ANGELES) -- Jordan Peele's remake of the 1992 horror classic Candyman has joined the long list of films whose releases are being postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic shuttering theaters. Variety reports the release was pushed back from June 12th to September 25th.  Directed by Nia DaCosta, the film stars Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Teyonah Parris, and Nathan Stewart-Jarrett from Misfits. The new film has […]
  • Need an at-home workout? Get your heart racing with Sunday's episode of Homeland April 3, 2020
    Showtime(NEW YORK) -- Now in its eighth and final season, Showtime's Homeland is as intense as ever: There's growing tension between Pakistan and the U.S. as Claire Danes' CIA operative Carrie Mathison tries to find the real culprit behind the deaths of two world leaders. True Blood star Sam Trammell stars on Homeland this season as the hawkish, inexperienced President […]
  • 'Reading Rainbow''s LeVar Burton will read adult and children's stories aloud on Twitter Livestream April 3, 2020
    ABC/Randy Holmes(LOS ANGELES) -- LeVar Burton will stream his LeVar Burton Reads podcast on Twitter, reading adult and children’s stories for families self-quarantining at home.  The first book he'll read is Neil Gaiman's 1989 short story We Can Get Them for You Wholesale, which Burton describes as Gaiman's "best" [work].  Burton, who starred in The Roots and Star Trek: The Next Generation, will host three weekly livestreams, doing […]