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On a break from the front lines, nurse practitioner Gabe Westhemier tucked into a plate of duck confit, the work of one of the city's celebrity chefs. ("It was wonderful.")

By JOCELYN GECKER, Associated Press April 3, 2020
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A record-long streak of U.S. job growth ended suddenly in March after nearly a decade as employers slashed hundreds of thousands of jobs because of the viral outbreak that has all but shut down the U.S. economy.

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER, AP Economics Writer April 3, 2020
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The economic damage from the coronavirus crisis piled up as an unprecedented 6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits in a single week, and the competition for masks and other protective gear intensified amid growing evidence that people who are infected but have no symptoms can spread the virus.

By MICHAEL R. SISAK, Associated Press April 2, 2020
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President Donald Trump has the biggest megaphone, but it's governors and local officials who will decide what type of restrictions to impose on their citizens to try to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press April 1, 2020
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The captain of a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier facing a growing outbreak of the coronavirus is asking for permission to isolate the bulk of his roughly 5,000 crew members on shore, which would take the warship out of duty in an effort to save lives.

By LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press March 31, 2020
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CNN's Chris Cuomo announced Tuesday that he has tested positive for the coronavirus but promised to continue doing his prime-time show from the basement of his home.

By DAVID BAUDER, AP Media Writer March 31, 2020
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The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus climbed past 3,500 Tuesday, eclipsing China's official count, as the deepening crisis in New York hit close to home for the governor when he disclosed, teary-eyed, that his brother, CNN anchor Chris Cuomo, has become infected.

By COLLEEN LONG, KAREN MATTHEWS and DAVID RISING, Associated Press March 31, 2020
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A Navy hospital ship with 1,000 beds arrived Monday in New York City as officials pressed for more federal help.

By Associated Press March 30, 2020
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Bracing the nation for a coronavirus death toll that could exceed 100,000 people, President Donald Trump extended restrictive social distancing guidelines through April, bowing to public health experts who presented him with even more dire projections for the expanding coronavirus pandemic.

By Associated Press March 30, 2020
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President Donald Trump backed away from calling for a quarantine for coronavirus hotspots in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, instead directing Saturday night that a “strong Travel Advisory” be issued to stem the spread of the outbreak.

By ZEKE MILLER and COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press March 28, 2020
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President Donald Trump signed an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package into law Friday, after swift and near-unanimous action by Congress this week to support businesses, rush resources to overburdened health care providers and help struggling families during the deepening coronavirus epidemic.

By Associated Press March 27, 2020
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Veterinary hospitals are donating breathing machines, masks, gowns and other vital equipment and supplies purchased with Fido in mind, but now being redeployed to help doctors fight the spread of COVID-19 among humans.

By ALLEN G. BREED, AP National Writer March 27, 2020
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With record-high numbers of Americans seeking unemployment benefits after losing their jobs because of the coronavirus, Congress is set to significantly enhance the program.

By ALEXANDRA OLSON, CHRISTOPHER RUGABER and CATHY BUSSEWITZ, AP Business Writers March 27, 2020
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With her due date fast approaching, Kelly McCarty packed a bag with nursing tops, a robe, slippers and granola bars.

By CARLA K. JOHNSON and NICKY FORSTER, AP Medical Writer March 26, 2020
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With record-high numbers of Americans seeking unemployment benefits after losing their jobs because of the coronavirus, Congress is set to significantly enhance the program.

By ALEXANDRA OLSON, CHRISTOPHER RUGABER and CATHY BUSSEWITZ, AP Business Writers March 26, 2020
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The White House and Senate leaders announced agreement Wednesday on an unparalleled, $2 trillion emergency bill to rush aid to businesses, workers and a health care system slammed by the coronavirus pandemic.

By ANDREW TAYLOR and LISA MASCARO, Associated Press March 25, 2020
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As cases of coronavirus rise, President Donald Trump said that he wants to reopen the country for business in weeks, not months, and claimed, without evidence, that continued closures could result in more deaths than the pandemic itself.

By JILL COLVIN, JOSH BOAK and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press March 24, 2020
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A series of missteps at the nation's top public health agency caused a critical shortage of reliable laboratory tests for the coronavirus, hobbling the federal response as the pandemic spread across the country like wildfire, an Associated Press review found.

By MICHAEL BIESECKER, MIKE STOBBE and MATTHEW PERRONE, Associated Press March 24, 2020
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Top congressional and White House officials say they expect to reach a deal Tuesday on a nearly $2 trillion measure aimed at easing the economic damage inflicted by the coronavirus pandemic.

By LISA MASCARO, ANDREW TAYLOR and JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated Press March 24, 2020
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In its boldest effort to protect the U.S. economy from the coronavirus, the Federal Reserve says it will buy as much government debt as it deems necessary and will also begin lending to small and large businesses and local governments to help them weather the crisis.

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER, AP Economics Writer March 23, 2020
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President Donald Trump expressed qualms Monday about extending the current 15-day shutdown recommended by the federal government, even as his officials warned that the coronavirus crisis is deepening and Congress and the White House struggle to complete a nearly $2 trillion economic rescue package.

By ANDREW TAYLOR, JONATHAN LEMIRE and LISA MASCARO, Associated Press March 23, 2020
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Kenny Rogers, the smooth, Grammy-winning balladeer who spanned jazz, folk, country and pop with such hits as “Lucille,” “Lady” and “Islands in the Stream” and embraced his persona as “The Gambler” on records and on TV, died Friday night.

By Associated Press March 21, 2020
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The coronavirus pandemic took an increasingly bleak toll Saturday in the U.S. and Europe, producing staggering caseloads in New York and Italy and setting off a desperate scramble to set up thousands of additional hospital beds as the disease notched another grim advance.

By Associated Press March 21, 2020
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The chairman of Arizona's Asian Chamber of Commerce didn't see much downside to attending a small dinner at a local restaurant to bolster the business and bring together other leaders to discuss how to help Asian-American eateries devastated by the coronavirus.

By Associated Press March 21, 2020
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The priest gave a final benediction. There were no flowers, no embraces. Francesca Steffanoni and her mother hurried away from Bergamo’s main cemetery, their furtive farewell lasting no more than 5 minutes.

By ANDREW TAYLOR and LISA MASCARO, Associated Press March 20, 2020

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