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The casket of The Rev. Joseph E. Lowery departs Cascade United Methodist church by horse and carriage, Saturday, April 4, 2020, in Atlanta. For more than four decades after the death of his friend and civil rights icon, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., the fiery Alabama preacher was on the front line of the battle for equality, with an unforgettable delivery that rivaled King's — and was often more unpredictable. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
Civil rights hero Lowery honored at private Atlanta funeralThe family of the Rev. Joseph Lowery is saying farewell to the civil rights veteran with a private funeral kept small because of the coronavirus pandemic
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This April, 9, 2018 photo shows South Dakota State Rep. Bob Glanzer in Huron, S.D. After the South Dakota lawmaker became one of the first people in the state to be sickened by the coronavirus from an unknown source, his hometown of Huron acted quickly to blunt the infection rate, but they couldn't stop the disease from spreading among his extended family. Within days of the 74-year-old Glanzer testing positive for the coronavirus, his wife, brother, and sister-in-law all had confirmed infections. Several other relatives have symptoms, according to Tom Glanzer, the lawmaker's son. (The Daily Plainsman via AP)
South Dakota lawmaker dies of coronavirusA South Dakota lawmaker who contracted the coronavirus along with several other family members has died
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Search resumes for Kennedy Townsend's daughter, grandsonDivers and boats are back searching in the Chesapeake Bay for the bodies of the daughter and a grandson of former Maryland Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend after they didn't return from a canoe ride
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Trudeau says Canada won't retaliate for US mask export banPrime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada won’t bring retaliatory or punitive measures after the Trump administration announced it would prevent the export of N95 protective masks
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This video frame grab provided by Office of the Governor, shows New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo during a news conference in Albany, NY, Saturday, April 4, 2020.   (Office of the Governor via AP)
NY to get 1,100 ventilators with help from China, OregonGov. Andrew Cuomo says New York is poised to get over 1,100 ventilators from China and Oregon as the state scrambles to line up more breathing machines for the sickest coronavirus patients
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Kennedys Died Trying to 'Retrieve a Ball'The Kennedys grappled with yet another tragic loss Friday after Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean—Robert F. Kennedy's granddaughter—and her 8-year-old son, Gideon, were feared dead in a canoe accident, USA Today reports. "She was my everything," her husband, David McKean, writes on Facebook . "She was my best friend and...
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In this photo made on, April 2, 2020, nurse anesthetist Jessica Poole poses for a photograph as she sits on the porch of her home in Greensburg, Pa. Poole, until a couple weeks ago, worked for a private anesthesia practice that serves the Pittsburgh area until she was laid off. She is one of the tens of thousands of medical workers across the United States suddenly out of work as operating rooms and doctor's offices go dark, casualties of urgent calls to prioritize coronavirus patients at overwhelmed hospitals and of the economic waves the crisis is churning. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
A mounting casualty of coronavirus crisis: Health care jobsTens of thousands of U.S. medical workers are suddenly out of work as casualties of measures to prioritize coronavirus patients at hospitals and of the economic troubles the crisis is creating
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Lives Lost: Detroit woman, mother of 4, loved ballroom danceLaneeka Barksdale, who died at 47 from coronavirus, was the mother of four children, including a 7-year-old
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FILE - In this Feb. 5, 2020, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate and entrepreneur Andrew Yang speaks during the New Hampshire Youth Climate and Clean Energy Town Hall, in Concord, N.H. Yang recently drew backlash from fellow Asian Americans for urging them to display more “American-ness.” (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
Asian Americans use social media to mobilize against attacksAsian Americans are using social media to organize and fight back against racially motivated attacks during the coronavirus pandemic
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A man wearing protective gear looks out from the Coral Princess cruise ship as it is docked at PortMiami during the new coronavirus outbreak, Saturday, April 4, 2020, in Miami. According to Princess Cruises, disembarkation of guests is expected to take several days due to limited flight availability. Guests requiring shoreside medical care will be prioritized to disembark first. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Another cruise ship with virus victims docking in FloridaAnother cruise ship with coronavirus victims on board, including two fatalities, is docking in Florida
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FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2019, file photo, people listen during The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' twice-annual church conference, in Salt Lake City. For the first time in more than 60 years, top leaders from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will deliver speeches at the faith's signature conference this weekend without anyone watching in the latest illustration of how the coronavirus pandemic is altering worship practices around the world. The twice-yearly conference normally brings some 100,000 people to the church conference center in Salt Lake City to watch five sessions over two days. This event, though, will be only a virtual one. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
Mormons start crowd-less conference due to pandemicLeaders from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sat 6 feet apart inside an empty room as the faith carried out its signature conference by adhering to social distancing guidelines that offered a stark reminder of how the global coronavirus pandemic is impacting religious practices
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In this image provided by the Office of the Governor of Virginia,  Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam as he participates in a Skype interview from his office at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Thursday April 2, 2020. (Jack Mayer/Office of the Governor of Virginia via AP)
What you need to know today about the virus outbreakCoronavirus infections among doctors, nurses and other health care workers are rising rapidly
The Associated Press4 hours ago
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