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Coronavirus live updates: Trump considers enforceable quarantine in NY, NJ; 200 US cities lack face masks

(NEW YORK) -- The amount of novel coronavirus cases around the world and in the U.S. continues to skyrocket. By Saturday morning, the number of diagnosed COVID-19 cases around the world surpassed 649,000.It was just Thursday that the globe reached 500,000 cases, which was double the number of coronavirus cases…... Read More

Significant severe weather outbreak forecasted, tornadoes possible

(NEW YORK) -- A major storm is quickly intensifying Saturday morning in the central U.S. and will bring a significant severe weather outbreak to parts of the Midwest Saturday afternoon and evening – including the threat for dangerous, significant, long-track tornadoes.Radar Saturday morning is showing the organizing storm with a…... Read More

Here's what people are doing to pass the time during coronavirus isolation

(NEW YORK) -- Staying at home has become synonymous with healthy habits in the age of coronavirus, but what's everyone doing to stay entertained indoors?From insanely intricate puzzles keeping people focused for days to baking loaves of fresh bread, here's a snapshot of what some people are doing to pass…... Read More

Army helps make temporary hospital at New York's Javits Center one of the largest in the country

(NEW YORK) -- With the Army's help, the temporary field hospital at New York City's Javits Convention Center will now hold 2,910 beds, making it one of the largest hospitals in America. Established in record time, the temporary hospital is an example of the surge of federal and military resources…... Read More

Coronavirus live updates: US cases top 100,000; Italy’s death toll climbs over 9,000

(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed over 26,900 people around the world.Globally there are more than 586,000 diagnosed cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins…... Read More

As people social distance, everyone wants to know 'how to make banana bread'

(NEW YORK) -- The only thing people seem to be talking about besides coronavirus is baking.As Americans stay home to "flatten the curve" and practice social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the most tweeted about activities for those at home has been cooking and baking. The hashtag #QuarantineBread…... Read More

Read Gov. Cuomo's moving speech about defeating the novel coronavirus

(NEW YORK) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's daily press briefings have become a source of comfort, calm and inspiration as the novel coronavirus pandemic intensifies.New York has become the epicenter of the pandemic. With over 44,000 diagnosed cases, New York has by far the most cases of any state…... Read More

Open by Easter? Relaxing COVID-19 restrictions too soon could backfire

(NEW YORK) -- Even before President Donald Trump said he hoped to reopen the U.S. by Easter, millions were wondering: Is social distancing really worth it? And either way, when can it end?According to two studies published this week, the answer to one of those questions became quite a bit…... Read More

New website calculates whether you have enough toilet paper to last through quarantine

(NEW YORK) -- The coronavirus pandemic has touched seemingly every aspect of our lives - from our health, to our work, to where we go, and what we buy. It’s even effecting our trips to the bathroom. Georgia-Pacific, the maker of toilet paper brands Angel Soft and Quilted Northern, had…... Read More

Motorman dead, dozens injured in suspicious Harlem subway fire

(NEW YORK) --  An MTA motorman is dead and at least a dozen other people are injured in a suspicious fire on a Harlem subway car that spewed heavy smoke through stations and tunnels and further delayed service already curtailed by the coronavirus pandemic.The fire broke out inside a northbound…... Read More

More than 9,000 retired Army medical personnel respond to call for assistance with coronavirus pandemic

(WASHINGTON) -- More than 9,000 retired soldiers have responded to the U.S. Army's call for retired medical personnel to assist with the response to the novel coronavirus pandemic, as hundreds of active duty soldiers deploy to support Army field hospitals in New York and Seattle.Earlier this week, the Army sent…... Read More