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Latin American homicides drop during coronavirus quarantines


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 17:48:04 -0400

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Salvadorian gangs have taken up the role of enforcing social distancing, threatening offenders with threats and bats.

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End of Wuhan lockdown could trigger "resurgence in infections"


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 16:52:33 -0400

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At the stroke of midnight, the city celebrated "liberation" from its lockdown and honored frontline workers in a light show.

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Crew readies for space launch amid coronavirus restrictions


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 16:41:53 -0400

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A NASA astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts won't have family members at the launch site to cheer them on.

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Wuhan residents celebrate, travel after coronavirus lockdown ends


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 09:58:38 -0400

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Tens of thousands of people left Wuhan on Wednesday morning for the first time in two and a half months after the Chinese government lifted travel restrictions on the city where the coronavirus outbreak began. Ramy Inocencio reports on how the city's residents celebrated their return to shopping, traveling and a sense of normalcy.

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Twitter's Jack Dorsey pledges $1 billion for virus relief efforts


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 08:27:37 -0400

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That's about a-third of his fortune and may be most any one person has given to that cause so far.

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France's death toll tops 10,000 as Paris ramps up restrictions


Created: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 06:20:33 -0400

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As France begins its fourth week of lockdown, the number of new cases and deaths keep rising.

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Trump says he's considering ending funding to World Health Organization


Created: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 23:20:00 -0400

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The president also announced he's asking Congress for $250 billion more for the Paycheck Protection Program.

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ICE to consider freeing vulnerable immigrants as coronavirus cases rise


Created: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 18:49:00 -0400

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Hours before the announcement, a federal judge ordered the release of 22 sick immigrants in Pennsylvania, warning of "catastrophic outcomes."

Read more: ICE to consider freeing vulnerable immigrants as coronavirus cases rise


The Earth is shaking less under coronavirus lockdowns


Created: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 16:31:28 -0400

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During the coronavirus pandemic, people are moving less — and so is the planet.

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Andrea Bocelli to sing at empty Duomo on Easter Sunday


Created: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 15:03:34 -0400

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"Thanks to music, streamed live, bringing together millions of clasped hands everywhere in the world, we will hug this wounded Earth's pulsing heart," Bocelli said

Read more: Andrea Bocelli to sing at empty Duomo on Easter Sunday


Coronavirus: Responses around the world


Created: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 14:42:00 -0400

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From Seattle to Mecca, the world is reacting to the coronavirus with face masks, empty streets... and lots and lots of sanitizer.

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Reporter anchors news with domestic violence hotline on hand


Created: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 13:44:02 -0400

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BBC News journalist Victoria Derbyshire scrawled the number for the domestic violence hotline on her hand as she anchored the news.

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India drops drug export ban after Trump threatens "retaliation"


Created: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 13:43:18 -0400

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As it's tested as a possible treatment for COVID-19, India had barred exports of hydroxychloroquine, until Trump weighed in.

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Why Italy's coronavirus death toll is likely much higher


Created: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 11:10:24 -0400

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At one nursing home, 33 people have died since the outbreak began, but they aren't in the country's death toll.

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Coronavirus: Deserted places in America, Italy, China and more


Created: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 09:34:00 -0400

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From hallowed U.S. colleges to Parisian museums to Italian landmarks, the coronavirus is clearing out the world's most beloved public spaces.

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U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson in ICU for coronavirus


Created: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 08:12:46 -0400

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U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is in intensive care after his fight with the coronavirus took a troubling turn. Johnson, a key Trump ally, was taken to a hospital on Sunday over a week after testing positive for the virus. Elizabeth Palmer reports on the British leader's health and efforts to lead the country through the pandemic from London.

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Shark kills 23-year-old working "dream job" on Great Barrier Reef


Created: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 07:31:49 -0400

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The rector of Zach Robba's former school wrote: "This was Zach's dream job and he embraced all that it entailed."

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Cardinal Pell's sex abuse convictions dismissed by high court


Created: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 22:27:02 -0400

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Pell was regarded as the Vatican's third highest ranking official. He was convicted in 2018 of sexually assaulting two teen choirboys and had served 13 months of a six-year sentence.

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Boris Johnson moved to intensive care for coronavirus


Created: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 20:57:41 -0400

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"Over the course of this afternoon, the condition of the Prime Minister has worsened," his office said in a statement.

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Easter Bunny, Tooth Fairy are "essential workers" in New Zealand


Created: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 19:51:08 -0400

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Even a global pandemic can't stop the Easter Bunny and Tooth Fairy.

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Boris Johnson moved to intensive care unit after coronavirus symptoms worsen


Created: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 19:39:37 -0400

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has become the first head of state to be moved into intensive care as he battles coronavirus. Charlie D'Agata reports.

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Domestic abuse calls up 25% in U.K. since start of coronavirus lockdown


Created: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 18:25:00 -0400

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"We know lockdowns and quarantines are essential to suppressing COVID-19, but they can trap women with abusive partners," U.N. Secretary General says.

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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson hospitalized due to coronavirus


Created: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 15:42:00 -0400

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The 55-year-old had tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by coronavirus, late last month.

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Ecuador using cardboard boxes to bury dead amid coronavirus


Created: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 15:31:17 -0400

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Residents in the coastal city of Guayaquil are facing an overwhelming amount of corpses and shortage of coffins during the pandemic.

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Which countries have flattened the curve?


Created: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 15:01:58 -0400

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The U.S. has been in social-distancing mode for about three weeks — it also has the most coronavirus cases in the world.

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Canadians "infuriated" with Trump's ban on mask exports


Created: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 14:19:02 -0400

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"We will not hesitate for one second if we had to repeat what we did on 9/11. We would do it again," one Canadian official said.

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Japanese leader declares state of emergency as COVID-19 spreads


Created: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 10:32:38 -0400

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"We need your cooperation to prevent an explosive surge," Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told his nation, as the number of confirmed infections rises sharply.

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Boris Johnson hospitalized with persistent coronavirus symptoms


Created: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 08:19:02 -0400

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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson is in a hospital for tests Monday morning because he has had persistent coronavirus symptoms for more than a week. Johnson has faced harsh criticism for acting too slowly against the virus. Charlie D'Agata reports that just one month ago, he was not concerned about close contact with coronavirus patients.

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5 people shot dead for "talking loudly" during virus lockdown


Created: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 06:38:27 -0400

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The shootings took place in the Ryazan region during stay-at-home orders aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus.

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Drastic, early action seems to keep a lid on Jordan's COVID-19 outbreak


Created: Mon, 06 Apr 2020 05:47:29 -0400

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Strict lockdown measures were implemented in the kingdom after just a few cases of the new coronavirus popped up, and it appears to be working.

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Queen Elizabeth gives rare public address about coronavirus


Created: Sun, 05 Apr 2020 19:16:34 -0400

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Queen Elizabeth gave a rare public address on Sunday as the country battles the coronavirus pandemic. The queen's speech urged unity and gratitude in these trying times. Elizabeth Palmer reports.

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As world struggles to contain coronavirus, China is over the worst


Created: Sun, 05 Apr 2020 15:45:42 -0400

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CBS News senior foreign correspondent Elizabeth Palmer has more on COVID-19's impact on the global community.

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Women in ICE custody plead for release amid pandemic


Created: Sun, 05 Apr 2020 12:59:48 -0400

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Immigrant women detained in rural Louisiana feel powerless to shield themselves from the rapidly-spreading coronavirus. They're asking the U.S. not to forget about them.

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What lessons can Italy teach the U.S. about the coronavirus?


Created: Sun, 05 Apr 2020 09:43:19 -0400

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Italian doctors who have fought the pandemic talk about the importance of wasting no time in preparing for the effects on hospitals of an overwhelming abundance of COVID-19 patients

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A warning from Italy on coronavirus


Created: Sun, 05 Apr 2020 09:40:09 -0400

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Italian doctors who fought the pandemic of COVID-19 and have seen its devastating toll talk with Seth Doane about the imperative for Americans to prepare, and how time wasted has left their country, and ours, scrambling to respond.

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South Africa imposes stirct lockdown orders during coronavirus outbreak


Created: Sat, 04 Apr 2020 22:06:43 -0400

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South Africa, the hardest hit country in Africa, has enacted some of the strictest lockdown regulations in the world. Security forces are even firing rubber bullets at people who don’t follow the stay-at-home order. Debora Patta reports.

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Trump says he won't wear face mask


Created: Sat, 04 Apr 2020 22:04:33 -0400

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President Trump on Saturday said that he won’t wear a face mask, despite announcing new CDC guidelines suggesting all Americans wear one when in public. "I won't be doing it personally. It's a recommendation," the president said. Nikole Killion reports.

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U.N. official warns of "dire" financial crisis due to coronavirus


Created: Sat, 04 Apr 2020 21:12:43 -0400

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U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres said earlier this week that the U.N. is under "increased financial constraints" related to the coronavirus coupled with other shortfalls

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U.S. coronavirus deaths surpass 8,000 while hospitals struggle to treat patients


Created: Sat, 04 Apr 2020 20:12:20 -0400

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States across the country are struggling to treat an influx of coronavirus patients as more governors enact stay-at-home orders. New York has been hit the hardest, with at least 3,500 deaths. Michael Geroge reports.

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Thousands of Americans stranded abroad due to coronavirus


Created: Sat, 04 Apr 2020 19:57:01 -0400

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A steady stream of Americans have been brought home, but some 22,000 still remain stranded overseas.

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UN chief praises positive response to global ceasefire


Created: Sat, 04 Apr 2020 17:52:00 -0400

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U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Friday​ that over a dozen countries have said they will begin or continue ceasefires.

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Nearly 38 million under "stay home" advisory in Tokyo


Created: Sat, 04 Apr 2020 14:29:42 -0400

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Tokyo is the scene of nearly-empty streets and many shuttered shops. About 38 million people are under a "stay home" advisory this weekend due to the coronavirus. Ramy Inocencio is there.

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Corona beer halts production during coronavirus pandemic


Created: Sat, 04 Apr 2020 13:36:01 -0400

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The brewery that produces Corona also announced it is donating 300,000 antibacterial sanitizers made from its beer.

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At least 22,000 Americans still stranded abroad over coronavirus crisis


Created: Sat, 04 Apr 2020 08:25:59 -0400

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Millions of Americans shelter at home amid the coronavirus pandemic, while others remain on foreign shores still hoping to return to the U.S. Cancelled flights, sudden travel restrictions and strict quarantines have all blocked many people from getting back. This week, the State Department warned that time may be running out. Kris Van Cleave speaks to some of the Americans looking for a way to return.

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Spain behind U.S. in total number of coronavirus cases


Created: Sat, 04 Apr 2020 08:25:37 -0400

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Spain now has the second-highest number of confirmed coronavirus cases behind the U.S., while China held a nationwide day of mourning as it gradually brings the disease under control. The United Nations said it will make a decision later in the month as to whether it will postpone September’s General Assembly meeting in New York. Roxana Saberi breaks down the virus’ global impact from the U.K., where the death toll has jumped to over 3,300.

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NYC hospitals near capacity as virus cases climb


Created: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 21:34:55 -0400

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo issued an emergency order Friday to get ventilators where they are needed. Mola Lenghi reports.

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Sailors cheer for ousted aircraft carrier captain


Created: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 19:53:12 -0400

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Sailors aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt cheered and chanted the name of Captain Brett Crozier as he left the ship for the last time. It was an emotional show of support for the man whose pleas on their behalf ultimately cost him his command. David Martin reports.

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Coronavirus may lead to increase in domestic violence: WHO


Created: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 19:23:43 -0400

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Speaking to reporters Friday about the coronavirus pandemic, the WHO Director General called on countries to include services for addressing domestic violence in their COVID-19 response.

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Americans stranded overseas are trying to come home amid pandemic


Created: Fri, 03 Apr 2020 18:15:31 -0400

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For about 30,000 Americans stuck overseas, getting home is tough. Their frustration comes as borders have closed and air travel has mostly been grounded due to the coronavirus. Kris Van Cleave reports.

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Should you wear a face mask to protect against coronavirus?


Created: Tue, 03 Mar 2020 12:24:00 -0500

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The CDC has asked Americans to be prepared for the COVID-19 illness to spread in the United States.

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