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Japan stocks gain about 3% as Dow sees 2020-03-27 00:11:11Overnight stateside, the Dow skyrocketed 1,351.62 points to close at 22,552.17, capping its biggest three-day surge since 1931.

Coronavirus live updates: Xi calls for global coordination, 2020-03-26 23:40:36Global cases of infection rose to nearly 530,000 and close to 24,000 people have died, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.

De Blasio says New York has now hit 2020-03-26 21:40:12As of Thursday, more than 492,000 cases of coronavirus have been reported, resulting in at least 22,000 deaths.

US now has more coronavirus cases than either 2020-03-26 20:30:46Major outbreaks in so-called hot spots such as New York threaten to overwhelm the local hospital systems, which have a limited number of beds, staff a

Coronavirus: NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio says at 2020-03-26 18:12:11The Senate unanimously passed a $2 trillion relief package on Wednesday, but de Blasio said the amount is not enough to help New York City.

Watch live: New York City Mayor Bill de 2020-03-26 16:39:03New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to hold a press conference on the coronavirus outbreak that has infected more than 21,300 people in the city.

Worldwide coronavirus cases top 500,000, doubling in just 2020-03-26 16:18:30The virus has infected an additional 100,000 people around the world since Tuesday.

Cuomo says 'reckless' $2 trillion coronavirus bill fails 2020-03-26 14:00:41The coronavirus bill provides $5 billion to New York, which doesn't come close to covering state's projected revenue shortfall, which could total $1

New York coronavirus cases soar to 37,258 as 2020-03-26 12:52:19More than 5,300 residents have already been hospitalized and the state is projecting that will climb to 140,000 over the next two to three weeks, Gov.

Trump's claim that malaria drug can treat coronavirus 2020-03-26 11:59:51Infectious disease specialists say Trump's claims about the drugs, chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine, may be premature.

Watch: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo holds a 2020-03-26 11:45:10New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is holding a press conference on the COVID-19 outbreak, which has infected more than 30,800 people in the state as of Wedne

The 'patchwork' of state and local quarantines will 2020-03-26 10:48:33Emanuel pointed to China as an example for how to contain the spread of the virus.

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Pennsylvania hit by more jobless claims than any New! 2020-03-28 16:04:11Pennsylvania is reeling under the pressure of the COVID-19 pandemic. It led the nation last week in new unemployment claims.

News Analysis: The new U.S. hope for replacing New! 2020-03-28 13:20:23Venezuela is woefully unprepared for coronavirus. The Trump administration sees that as another chance to remove President Nicolas Maduro.

New York delays its presidential primary New! 2020-03-28 12:52:14Gov. Andrew Cuomo said New York has postponed its presidential primary from April to June because of the coronavirus outbreak.

Jobless in Las Vegas: Locals lean on their New! 2020-03-28 08:00:31As U.S. battles coronavirus, a shocking 3.3 million Americans filed for unemployment. Here's how the unemployed in Las Vegas cope with the sudden cha

Throughout Spain, hundreds of farmers and tractors are 2020-03-28 06:16:13Farmers in Spain who volunteer to drive their tractors loaded with disinfectant through villages and towns to help fight the virus

Mississippi's governor tries to shut abortion clinic, but 2020-03-27 20:20:53Mississippi's governor deems malls, restaurants and other businesses essential, while some mayors close them.

On the front line of the coronavirus threat 2020-03-27 18:27:58Farmers in Spain fight the coronavirus by using their tractors to disinfect communities.

West Virginia nursing home hit hard by coronavirus 2020-03-27 18:14:07They can’t get taxis or child care. Two were refused service at a gas station.

How coronavirus cases hit Los Angeles differently from 2020-03-27 16:54:00There's a large difference in how hard the nation's two largest cities have been hit by the coronavirus.

A beloved Beirut restaurant survived civil war. Now 2020-03-27 16:34:55You can deal with militias and armies, the owners of Beirut's famous Barbar restaurant say, but you can't make friends with the coronavirus.

Today's Headlines: The epicenter is now the U.S. 2020-03-27 08:00:51The number of confirmed cases of the new coronavirus swells in the U.S.

Bad luck? Lost job? Coronavirus outbreak? Hong Kong's 2020-03-27 08:00:06Under a busy bridge in the middle of Hong Kong, women at traditional shrines use slippers and bricks to beat away the bad luck of political unrest, ec

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Condom Shortage Looms After Coronavirus Lockdown Shuts World's New! 2020-03-28 23:34:08Malaysia’s Karex Bhd makes one in every five condoms globally

Texts, Not Door-Knocks: US Census Outreach Shifts Amid New! 2020-03-28 22:18:17The coronavirus has waylaid efforts to get as many people as possible to take part in the census

New York's Cuomo Postpones Primary as Coronavirus Cases New! 2020-03-28 21:35:05'You have to get ahead of this,' governor says of virus

President Trump on Hand as Navy Hospital Ship New! 2020-03-28 21:18:55The hospital ship USNS Comfort departed from Norfolk, Virginia, Saturday en route to New York to assist with the coronavirus outbreak. President Donal

In China, Officials Exclude Asymptomatic COVID-19 Carriers From New! 2020-03-28 20:37:34Official documents suggest that China changed its classification for confirmed cases in late January to exclude people without symptoms from its count

Tribal Gaming Official Rejects Oklahoma Governor's Offer New! 2020-03-28 20:09:29He accuses governor of trying to take advantage of tribes during coronavirus pandemic

Rosneft Hands Venezuelan Oil Business to Russian State New! 2020-03-28 20:09:04Move is apparently intended to protect Russia's largest oil producer from US sanctions while Moscow continues supporting Venezuelan President Nicolas

N. Korea Has Record Month for Missile Launches, New! 2020-03-28 19:19:20Pyongyang projecting business as usual as it fights off virus

Watchdog: Guatemala Needs to Win Back Trust of New! 2020-03-28 18:47:33Guatemala’s president must take action to protect journalists and halt decline in press freedom, rights group says

3 More US National Parks Close to Prevent New! 2020-03-28 17:59:19Glacier in Montana and Arches and Canyonlands in Utah announced their decisions after Yellowstone and several other well-known parks did the same.

How to Stop a Killer 2020-03-27 23:24:06Here's an animated look at how the coronavirus gets into lung cells — and how it might be stopped

Trump Uses Presidential Powers, Forces GM to Make 2020-03-27 21:48:08US becomes first country to surpass 100,000 cases of the coronavirus

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Korean Air chief defeats 'nut rage' sister's challenge 2020-03-27 05:49:14SEOUL - The "nut rage" heiress who forced a plane to turn back over her macadamias failed on Friday (March 27) to wrest control of the family a

India's front-line coronavirus heroes come under attack 2020-03-27 04:31:21NEW DELHI - They have been hailed as India's coronavirus "heroes", but doctors, nurses, delivery drivers and other front-line workers have bee

Coronavirus in your wallet? How safe is cash 2020-03-27 02:08:37Washing our hands routinely is one of the best ways to stop the spread of Covid-19. There have been multiple campaigns urging people to wash their ha

Indonesia's Covid-19 death toll soars to 78, with 2020-03-27 01:29:14The number of deaths caused by Covid-19 in Indonesia has soared to 78 as the Health Ministry announced 20 more deaths on Thursday, the country's high

Viral video shows Indonesian family unwrapping body of 2020-03-27 01:28:16A video showing a family uncovering the shroud of a deceased woman suspected to have been Covid-19-positive in Kolaka regency, Southeast Sulawesi went

Covid-19 patient caught after escaping from Krabi hospital 2020-03-27 01:08:06A 25-year-old Covid-19 patient, who fled Krabi Hospital where he was being treated in isolation, was caught at a checkpoint on Wednesday (March 25).

Tickets bought for 2020 Olympic Games to be 2020-03-27 01:07:20Tickets bought for the now-postponed Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games will be valid for those events when they are eventually held, the organising c

Briton 'cash-strapped by virus' leaps to death in 2020-03-27 00:59:04A Briton working in Bangkok as an English tutor apparently committed suicide on Wednesday (March 25) by jumping from a 13th-floor residence. Police w

Indonesia capital Jakarta sets up disinfectant-spraying booths to 2020-03-26 23:44:13JAKARTA - Indonesia's capital is installing hand-washing stations and disinfectant-spraying booths across the city of 10 million people to try t

Taipei Game Show 2020 has been cancelled due 2020-03-26 23:00:20First E3 2020, now this. The Taipei Game Show 2020 organising committee has officially decided to cancel the event entirely. The event was set to be

Hong Kong politician arrested for 'sedition' over Facebook 2020-03-26 06:05:17HONG KONG - Hong Kong police on Thursday (March 26) arrested an opposition politician under a colonial-era sedition law for allegedly sharing the

9 doctors die from coronavirus in Philippines 2020-03-26 06:02:10MANILA - Nine doctors have died in the Philippines from the new coronavirus, the country's top medical association said on Thursday (March 26),

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