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Cuomo Makes Plea To Medical Workers Nationwide: 'Please Come Help Us In New York'

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| Cuomo said more than 66,000 people have tested positive in the state for coronavirus, accounting for nearly half of all cases in the U.S. About 36,000 of those cases are in New York City.

Japan 'On The Brink' But Government Resists Declaring Coronavirus State Of Emergency

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Japan has so far avoided the explosion of cases that China and South Korea have seen. The Japan Medical Association has called for declaring an emergency that could lead to a three-week lockdown.

As The Coronavirus Rips Through Pakistan, Volunteers Rush Out To Help

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One Pakistani entrepreneur is making protective gear. A Pakistani lawyer raised thousands of dollars and converted his office into a food storehouse for people in need.

New Law Gives Sweeping Powers To Hungary's Orban, Alarming Rights Advocates

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Hungary's nationalist government Monday granted sweeping emergency powers that Prime Minister Viktor Orban says are necessary to fight the coronavirus pandemic. Critics say he's simply grabbing power.

4-Year-Old Alabama Girl Found Alive In Woods After 2 Days With Her Dog

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Evelyn Sides, who goes by Vadie, wandered off into the woods near Loachapoka, Ala., Wednesday afternoon. Hundreds of people searched and found her, unharmed, not far from where she was last seen.

Census Field Operations Further Delayed Until April 15 By COVID-19 Pandemic

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The Census Bureau says it's suspending for two more weeks the hiring of temporary workers and in-person visits in remote communities and areas recovering from natural disasters for the 2020 count.

Life On The U.S.-Mexico Frontier Dramatically Altered By Partial Border Shutdown

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The coronavirus outbreak led President Trump to close U.S. borders with Canada and Mexico last week. At the southern border, the closure is affecting life on both the U.S. and Mexico sides.

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Relief Package A Good Start, Say Advocates For The Poor. But More Help Is Needed.

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The coronavirus relief package includes a number of provisions to help low-income Americans. But advocates for the poor say it's only a first step.

Governors Say They'll Force Out-Of-State Visitors To Quarantine

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People fleeing COVID-19 hotspots will get a chilly reception and a forced quarantine in Florida and Rhode Island