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Cracks in Europe's shared currency reappear in…

The virus outbreak is exposing longstanding cracks in the euro, Europe's two-decade old project to share a currency

Uranus' Oddities Traced Back To Ancient Impact…

Scientists say they’ve discovered the reason for Uranus’ notably odd rotation position.

Italy's Coronavirus Death Toll Appears To Be…

Italy's Civil Protection Agency said Sunday 525 infected patients had been reported dead in 24 hours — the smallest daily increase in weeks.

Larry David Not Happy With Toilet Paper Hoarders

At a time when Americans are trapped at home, Maureen Dowd of the New York Times checked in with "the world's leading expert on the art of nothing"—none other than Larry David. The 72-year-old creator of Seinfeld and Curb Your Enthusiasm had plenty to say on all kinds of...

Michigan State using oven to decontaminate masks

Michigan State University is using a commercial oven to re-sterilize N95 masks. (April 6)

Sanders Advisors Urging Him To Drop Out

The Washington Post is reporting that Bernie Sanders closest allies are urging him to drop out of the 2020 Presidential Race. According to anonymous sources the group includes campaign manager Faiz Shakir and Rep. Pramila Jayapal. Longtime strategist Jeff Weaver has allegedly used a light touch in urging Sanders to drop out of the race. The Post says that Sanders himself has become more open to the prospect of dropping out. Polls suggest that Biden will crush Sanders in Tuesday's Wisconsin primary. A defeat in Wisconsin could push Sanders to drop out.

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Tiger at New York Zoo Tests Positive for…

Tiger at New York Zoo Tests Positive for Coronavirus After developing a cough, a Tiger at the Bronx Zoo in New York tested positive for coronavirus. According to CNN, the 4-year-old female tiger, Nadia, is the first of her kind to test positive for the virus. According to the USDA, five other tigers and lions at the zoo have also shown symptoms of respiratory illness. Bronx zoo, via statement Bronx zoo, via statement According to the zoo, the animals were infected by a caretaker who was "asymtomatically infected with the virus." The USDA advises those who are sick to minimize contact with animals and pets until more is known about COVID-19.

Pink Said She And Her Family Had Coronavirus But…

Pink announced she tested positive for COVID-19 two weeks ago and has already recovered. She said her family was already staying at home and continued to do so while they got better. According to Reuters, the family took the test again and have not been confirmed negative. The singer said the accessibility to testing was an “absolute travesty and failure of our government.” Pink said she would donate $1 million to a hospital fund and a Los Angeles fund.

Here Comes the 'Pink' Moon

Everyone stuck at home Tuesday night will at least have something to look at in the sky: a "pink" supermoon will be on the rise, reports Smithsonian . The bad news is that the full moon won't actually be pink, though it will have a golden hue when it's low in...

This will still be a rough week for COVID-19 cases

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has good news for hospital discharge rates, although this will be a rough week for dealing with the virus across the country.

Jeff Bezos Donates $100 Million to US Food Banks

Jeff Bezos Donates $100 Million to US Food Banks Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is donating $100 million to food banks across the U.S. The donation will go to Feeding America, a Chicago-based network of more than 200 food banks that feed 46 million people. Feeding America is ranked the second-largest U.S. charity by revenue, according to 'Forbes.' In 2019, the nonprofit reportedly generated $2.9 billion in revenue, most of which went toward sending food to pantries. Feeding America CEO Claire Babineaux-Fontenot said Bezos's donation is the largest single gift in the organization's history. Jeff Bezos, via Instagram

Honor Blackman, who played Bond's Pussy Galore…

Honor Blackman, the British actress who played the Bond girl Pussy Galore in “Goldfinger,” has died

Virus leaves Venice's iconic canals eerily empty

Canals in Venice are almost empty as Italy's fight against the coronavirus pandemic continues. Since the country went into lockdown on March 9, hotels, restaurants, cafés and most businesses have been shut. (April 6)

Irish PM Has Part-Time Job to Help Out With the…

Before his career in politics, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar was a medical doctor. Now, the coronavirus outbreak has spurred a return to his roots. The Irish Times reports that in March, the 41-year-old taoiseach registered once again to practice medicine, after a seven-year hiatus, when his country's health agency...

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Gaga raises $35M for virus fight, curates…

Lady Gaga and advocacy organization Global Citizen have raised $35 million to fight the coronavirus and will launch a TV special featuring Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder and Billie Eilish to combat the growing virus

Dog Chasing Ball Rescued After Getting Trapped In…

This dog was rescued after getting trapped in a hole.

South Korea Works To Avoid Second Wave Of The…

COVID-19 cases are on the rise again, in local infection clusters and from incoming travelers.

Here Are the 9 States Resisting a Shutdown

Most governors have issued statewide stay-at-home orders amid the coronavirus outbreak, but nine have opted against it. USA Today , the New York Times , and ABC News take a look at the holdouts. One common denominator is that all nine are run by Republican governors, and the Times sums up a...

Birdsong, blaring sirens: A pandemic in sound

In the grind of the coronavirus pandemic, sound has become one of our shared experiences. (April 6)

Larry David Says Sanders Should Drop Out

Newsweek reports that comedian and Bernie Sanders impersonator Larry David said Sanders "should drop out" of the 2020 presidential race. In an interview with the NY Times Maureen Dowd David said "everybody" should support former Vice President Joe Biden's campaign. "I feel he should drop out," David told Dowd in the Times piece published Saturday. "Because he's too far behind. He can't get the nomination. And I think, you know, it's no time to fool around here. Everybody's got to support Biden."

Justices rule for federal employee over age…

The Supreme Court is making it easier for federal employees 40 and older to sue for age discrimination

Boris Johnson Remains in Hospital for Coronavirus

Boris Johnson Remains in Hospital for Coronavirus The British Prime Minister was admitted into a London hospital on Sunday. He had announced testing positive for coronavirus via a video message on Twitter 10 days earlier. A government spokesman reported Johnson was "in good spirits" after a "comfortable night" in the hospital. Government officials denied Russian reports that Johnson was on a ventilator. Johnson had been in isolation for 10 days. He continues to work from his bed at St. Thomas hospital. Coronavirus cases in the U.K. are expected to peak sometime in the next week. Should Johnson become too ill to lead, members of the U.K. cabinet will choose someone to take over authority of the nation.

U.S. Braces: 'Hardest, Saddest' Week, Some…

(Reuters) - The United States enters one of the most critical weeks so far in the coronavirus crisis with the death toll exploding in New York, Michigan and Louisiana, but a few governors still resisted issuing stay-at-home orders and a handful of churches held large Palm Sunday services.

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Triathlete Was Rocking a Virtual Race. In Came…

The very first Ironman VR Pro Challenge took place over the weekend—a weekly competition being held during the coronavirus pandemic, per the South China Morning Post —and former Ironman champ Mirinda Carfrae of Australia was kicking butt from her living room in Boulder, Colo. The Washington Post notes the...

Rain soaks the Tampa Bay area

For the first time since February, measurable rainfall fell on St. Petersburg, Florida, on April 6.

Chris Cuomo Details 'Haunted' Night With…

Chris Cuomo Details 'Haunted' Night With Coronavirus The CNN anchor hosted Wednesday's episode of 'Cuomo Prime Time' live from his basement. He is self-quarantining one day after announcing that he tested positive for COVID-19. Chris Cuomo, via CNN Cuomo added that he had a fever of around 103 degrees “that wouldn’t quit." Chris Cuomo, via CNN Cuomo said he experienced hallucinations of his late father, former New York governor Mario Cuomo, who died in Jan. 2015. Chris Cuomo, via CNN