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AP Interview: Roger Penske talks postponing…

Roger Penske tells The Associated Press that postponing the Indianapolis 500 from Memorial Day weekend for the first time since 1945 was a difficult decision

Scientists Discover A Microplastic Sink On…

Scientists have discovered a high concentration of microplastic particles on the floor of a remote oceanic area.

NRA Sues California's Governor, Others For…

During their statewide stay-at-home order, California designated gun stores as "non-essential businesses" and ordered them to close.

Walmart Sells Shirts, Not Pants Amid Coronavirus

When you teleconference, no one can see your pants—and that's driving a spike in shirt sales as more Americans work at home during the coronavirus pandemic, USA Today reports. "We're seeing increased sales in tops, but not bottoms. So, people who are concerned, obviously, from the waist up," Dan...

New York gets hospital ship, possible quarantine

US President Donald Trump floated the idea of a quarantine as early as Saturday affecting residents of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut for a short time to stop the spread of coronavirus from reaching states with fewer infections. (March 28)

Trump Ponders Quarantining All Residents Of New…

President Donald Trump is considering placing a mandatory quarantine on the states of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. According to Business Insider, such a move would be to prevent the further spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 to other states in the US. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said he wasn't sure what such a measure would look like or be legally enforceable. From a medical point of view, I don't even know what you'd be accomplishing. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo However, the CDC says the federal government is permitted to quarantine for a host of diseases, including severe acute respiratory syndromes.

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Music fest, barbecue contest in Memphis are…

Tourism officials in Memphis, Tennessee, say the Beale Street Music Festival and the World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest have been rescheduled for the fall after being postponed by the new coronavirus outbreak

10 Real-Life Places You Can Experience Virtually…

10 Real-Life Places You Can Experience Virtually From Your Home A simple Google search on your computer can open the virtual door to these travel destinations. 1. The ancient Great Wall of China. 2. Egypt's three Giza pyramids. 3. India's Taj Mahal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 4. The ancient Colosseum in Rome, Italy. 5. France's beautiful Palace of Versailles. 6. Great Britain's mysterious Stonehenge. 7. California's Yosemite National Park, home of the Half Dome. 8. America's most famous road, Route 66. 9. Italy's Sistine Chapel, which can be found in the Vatican. 10. Paris' most famous art museum, the Louvre.

Homemade Face Masks May Help

Homemade face masks are not as effective as surgical masks or N95 respirators. But, according to Business Insider, some experts say they're better than nothing when it comes to slowing the spread of the coronavirus. With health care workers faced with a shortage of medical supplies, like masks and respirators, many people are making masks at home. Layers and making sure there's a snug seal over the mouth and nose are key to making an effective mask.

The National Guard Seeks Fleeing New Yorkers

New Yorkers seeking refuge in Rhode Island might want to think again. The state's police and National Guard are pulling over drivers with New York plates, and knocking on doors for recent travelers from the Empire State—America's epicenter for the coronavirus outbreak, NBC News reports. Such visitors are told...

Repeated rounds of wet weather to drench Northeast

Millions of Americans in the Northeast stuck in their homes due to quarantine might not have ideal weather for taking a stroll outdoors this weekend.

Boris Johnson, Prime Minister of UK, Tests…

Boris Johnson, Prime Minister of UK, Tests Positive for Coronavirus The 55-year-old leader of Britain made the announcement via Twitter on Friday. Boris Johnson, Twitter He is the first Western leader to confirm that he has contracted the virus. In a video message, Johnson reiterated that he will not turn his duties over to someone else. Boris Johnson, Twitter After pushing back against dramatic measures to curb the spread of virus in the U.K., Johnson imposed a lockdown for the nation earlier this week. Heir to the British throne, Prince Charles, also revealed this week that he has contracted the coronavirus. Queen Elizabeth II, 93, is said to be in good health.

The Latest: Goalie gear-maker shifts to medical…

Canadian hockey goalie equipment manufacturer Brian's Custom Sports has begun producing medical supplies for hospitals in and around southwestern Ontario

Trump raises idea of quarantines for northeast US

US President Donald Trump said Saturday that he was considering a type of enforceable quarantine to prevent people in New York and parts of New Jersey and Connecticut from traveling. (March 28)

Roughly 33K Americans Still Can't Get Home

Some 33,000 Americans are still struggling to get back home amid the growing coronavirus pandemic, NBC News reports. Some 15,440 have already returned, but so many are stuck abroad that some are just planning to stay until the pandemic is over. "In some places, people have decided they're...

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The week that was: Stories from the coronavirus…

The world changed remarkably this past week as the coronavirus marched across the world and humanity tried to cope

NASA's Hubble Spies A One-Arm Galaxy

NASA's Hubble spies a one-arm galaxy.

Rhode Island Troops Stop Vehicles With New York…

Gov. Gina Raimondo insisted the extreme move is necessary and follows federal guidelines.

Ex-Biden Aide Makes Harrowing Accusation

"You're nothing to me." A former Joe Biden aide says those words are still ringing in her ears after he allegedly sexually assaulted her in 1993, the Huffington Post reports. The accuser, Tara Reade, went on a podcast this week and said Biden kissed her, thrust his fingers inside her,...

Business owners hope to stay open despite outbreak

While much of the U.S. is living on lockdown to minimize the spread of the coronavirus, several Southern states are resisting. Small businesses considered non-essential say the governors are the only thing between them and financial ruin. (March 28)

Vatican: Pope, Aides Test Negative For Coronavirus

Pope Francis and his closest aides do not have coronavirus. Reuters reports tests were made on 170 people in the Vatican. Six showed positive, including one who lives in the Santa Marta guesthouse. I can confirm that neither the Holy Father nor his closest aides are among these. Vatican Spokesman Matteo Bruni The Pope is 83 years old.

Rosneft hands Venezuelan oil business to Russian…

Russia’s Rosneft oil company says it's halting operations in Venezuela and selling its assets there to a company fully owned by the Russian government, The sale is apparently intended to protect Russia's largest oil producer from U.S. sanctions while Moscow continues supporting Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro

Can Coronavirus Live on Shoes?

Can Coronavirus Live on Shoes? The COVID-19 pandemic has already raised questions about how long the virus can live on clothing. But what about shoes? Shoes are points of contact in crowded areas, such as grocery stores. According to public health specialist Carol Winner, there is no evidence that coronavirus enters our homes via shoes. Carol Winner, via HuffPost However, there is evidence that the virus can live on surfaces, which may include shoes depending on the material. Carol Winner, via HuffPost

Wuhan, China Lifts Coronavirus Lockdown

According to Reuters, the Chinese city of Wuhan, has some hopeful news. Wuhan is the city where the coronavirus outbreak first emerged in December 2019. On Saturday, they began reopening the city—lifting a two-month lockdown since the start of the covid-19 outbreak. Wuhan has started to reopen their boarders, restart some metro services, and are allowing families to reunite.

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She Said Virus Coverage Was to Hurt Trump. Now, a…

Two weeks ago, Trish Regan's Fox Business show went on "hiatus" after remarks she made dismissing the coronavirus as an "impeachment scam" hyped up by Democrats to make President Trump look bad. Now, the anchor and the network have officially "parted ways," per CNNBusiness . "We thank her for her contributions...

Severe storms to bring risk of tornadoes to…

Forecasters expect the volatile weather to reach major cities including Chicago, Indianapolis and St. Louis.

Prince Charles Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Prince Charles Tests Positive for Coronavirus The Clarence House released a statement confirming the diagnosis. The Clarence House, via statement The prince's wife, Camilla, does not have the virus. The Clarence House, via statement Due to his hectic schedule, it is not yet known how and where the Prince of Wales came in contact with the virus. The Queen, who last saw Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace on March 12, is "following all the appropriate advice with regard to her welfare." According to Buckingham Palace, the Queen remains in "good health."