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Widow begs public to stay home during coronavirus after husband’s death

Kameleon007/iStock(DETROIT) -- A Detroit bus driver who urged his community to take coronavirus precautions seriously died of the virus, and now his family has extended his battle cry.

"I promise you, you do not want to be the person   ... Read More

Flash flooding, mudslides and feet of snow for California, severe weather possible for Midwest

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Up to 5 inches of rain fell over the weekend in southern California in Santa Barbara County causing some localized flooding. In the city of Santa Barbara, a daily record rainfall on Sunday of 1.12   ... Read More

Boy, 7, shot in face and killed in barrage of bullets during drive-by shooting

kali9/iStock(CHESTER, Pa.) -- A 7-year-old boy has been shot in the face and killed in a barrage of bullets during a drive-by shooting.

The incident occurred Sunday in Chester, Pennsylvania, at around 9 p.m. in the evening.

Sinsir Parker,   ... Read More

Ongoing religious services spark debate over faith verses safety

rclassenlayouts/iStock(NEW YORK) -- As Christians and Jews begin their holiest week of the year, some theologians say that they're afraid not enough is being done to keep people safe from the coronavirus.

While most major religious groups have called   ... Read More

Pentagon announces new face mask guidance

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Anyone on Department of Defense property, installations or facilities must wear a cloth face covering when they cannot maintain 6 feet of social distance in a public area or work centers, according to a new directive   ... Read More

‘We need help’: Inmates describe prison system unprepared for coronavirus

MivPiv/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Some inmates at Alabama state prison facilities asking for help amid the novel coronavirus pandemic highlighted what they described as broader threats inside the U.S. prison system.

"It’s fixin’ to be a mass grave site," one   ... Read More

Coronavirus live updates: Over 10,000 dead in US

narvikk/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A global pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed at least 10,335 people in the United States.

The U.S. is, by far, the hardest-hit country with more than 347,000 diagnosed cases of COVID-19, the disease   ... Read More

“There’s a lot of concern here”: West Virginia braces for spread of COVID-19

Maksim Tkachenko(NEW YORK) – West Virginia became the last state in the country to record a positive case of COVID-19, and the percent of positive tests are lower compared to other states. Residents, however, are still expressing concern.   ... Read More

Significant storm system begins to impact California with heavy rain, flash flooding

iStock(LOS ANGELES) -- An intensifying and complex storm system is bringing some bands of heavy rain and some mountain snow to parts of northern and central California this morning. This is only the beginning of significant mountain snow, heavy   ... Read More

More masks, ventilators and coronavirus test on the way, Trump says

iStock(NEW YORK) -- The death toll from the novel coronavirus pandemic continues to skyrocket as more than 9,000 people in the United States have died from COVID-19 as of Sunday afternoon, a day after the U.S. recorded its largest   ... Read More

No COVID-19 tests available for prisoners at center of New York outbreak, court documents show

Leonsbox/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A federal detention center at the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic in New York City has no in-house ability to test sick or high-risk inmates for COVID-19, according to a letter from the jail's top official in court   ... Read More

Pair of storms to hit West Coast with heavy rain, snow and strong winds

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A powerful Nor’easter remains lurking well offshore of the northeast coastline. It backed westward on Friday, somewhat closer to the shoreline and as a result, gusty winds, large waves, some heavy rain and coastal flooding   ... Read More

Detroit police soldier on, despite COVID-19 outbreak

polybutmono/iStock(DETROIT) -- At a community event in Detroit earlier this month in which a number of Detroit Police Department officers were present, the moderator of that event later tested positive for COVID-19.Although it isn’t certain, Detroit Police Chief James   ... Read More

Coronavirus live updates: Coast Guard oversees disembarkation of 250,000 cruise ship passengers

Maksim Tkachenko(NEW YORK) -- The death toll amid the novel coronavirus pandemic continues to skyrocket as more than 7,000 people in the United States have died from COVID-19.There are at least 278,458 diagnosed cases in the U.S. and more than 1.1   ... Read More

US death toll tops 6,000 as global cases cross 1 million

narvikk/iStoc(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed at least 7,152 people in the United States.With more than 277,000 diagnosed cases of COVID-19, the U.S. has by far the highest national tally in the world, according   ... Read More

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Widow begs public to stay home during coronavirus after husband’s death

Kameleon007/iStock(DETROIT) -- A Detroit bus driver who urged his community to take coronavirus precautions seriously died of the virus, and now his family has extended his battle cry.

"I promise you, you do not want to be the person   ... Read More

Flash flooding, mudslides and feet of snow for California, severe weather possible for Midwest

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Up to 5 inches of rain fell over the weekend in southern California in Santa Barbara County causing some localized flooding. In the city of Santa Barbara, a daily record rainfall on Sunday of 1.12   ... Read More

Boy, 7, shot in face and killed in barrage of bullets during drive-by shooting

kali9/iStock(CHESTER, Pa.) -- A 7-year-old boy has been shot in the face and killed in a barrage of bullets during a drive-by shooting.

The incident occurred Sunday in Chester, Pennsylvania, at around 9 p.m. in the evening.

Sinsir Parker,   ... Read More

Ongoing religious services spark debate over faith verses safety

rclassenlayouts/iStock(NEW YORK) -- As Christians and Jews begin their holiest week of the year, some theologians say that they're afraid not enough is being done to keep people safe from the coronavirus.

While most major religious groups have called   ... Read More

Pentagon announces new face mask guidance

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Anyone on Department of Defense property, installations or facilities must wear a cloth face covering when they cannot maintain 6 feet of social distance in a public area or work centers, according to a new directive   ... Read More

‘We need help’: Inmates describe prison system unprepared for coronavirus

MivPiv/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Some inmates at Alabama state prison facilities asking for help amid the novel coronavirus pandemic highlighted what they described as broader threats inside the U.S. prison system.

"It’s fixin’ to be a mass grave site," one   ... Read More

Coronavirus live updates: Over 10,000 dead in US

narvikk/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A global pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed at least 10,335 people in the United States.

The U.S. is, by far, the hardest-hit country with more than 347,000 diagnosed cases of COVID-19, the disease   ... Read More

“There’s a lot of concern here”: West Virginia braces for spread of COVID-19

Maksim Tkachenko(NEW YORK) – West Virginia became the last state in the country to record a positive case of COVID-19, and the percent of positive tests are lower compared to other states. Residents, however, are still expressing concern.   ... Read More

Significant storm system begins to impact California with heavy rain, flash flooding

iStock(LOS ANGELES) -- An intensifying and complex storm system is bringing some bands of heavy rain and some mountain snow to parts of northern and central California this morning. This is only the beginning of significant mountain snow, heavy   ... Read More

More masks, ventilators and coronavirus test on the way, Trump says

iStock(NEW YORK) -- The death toll from the novel coronavirus pandemic continues to skyrocket as more than 9,000 people in the United States have died from COVID-19 as of Sunday afternoon, a day after the U.S. recorded its largest   ... Read More

No COVID-19 tests available for prisoners at center of New York outbreak, court documents show

Leonsbox/iStock(NEW YORK) -- A federal detention center at the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic in New York City has no in-house ability to test sick or high-risk inmates for COVID-19, according to a letter from the jail's top official in court   ... Read More

Pair of storms to hit West Coast with heavy rain, snow and strong winds

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A powerful Nor’easter remains lurking well offshore of the northeast coastline. It backed westward on Friday, somewhat closer to the shoreline and as a result, gusty winds, large waves, some heavy rain and coastal flooding   ... Read More

Detroit police soldier on, despite COVID-19 outbreak

polybutmono/iStock(DETROIT) -- At a community event in Detroit earlier this month in which a number of Detroit Police Department officers were present, the moderator of that event later tested positive for COVID-19.Although it isn’t certain, Detroit Police Chief James   ... Read More

Coronavirus live updates: Coast Guard oversees disembarkation of 250,000 cruise ship passengers

Maksim Tkachenko(NEW YORK) -- The death toll amid the novel coronavirus pandemic continues to skyrocket as more than 7,000 people in the United States have died from COVID-19.There are at least 278,458 diagnosed cases in the U.S. and more than 1.1   ... Read More

US death toll tops 6,000 as global cases cross 1 million

narvikk/iStoc(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed at least 7,152 people in the United States.With more than 277,000 diagnosed cases of COVID-19, the U.S. has by far the highest national tally in the world, according   ... Read More

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