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As The Country Disinfects, Diabetes Patients Can't Find Rubbing Alcohol

As The Country Disinfects, Diabetes Patients Can't Find Rubbing Alcohol

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Lauren Weber | Apr 5
Rubbing alcohol and alcohol swabs or wipes are the latest products swept up by the nation's demand for anything and everything seen as a disinfectant against the novel coronavirus.

Hunt for Medical Supplies Creates Marketplace of Desperation

Hunt for Medical Supplies Creates Marketplace of Desperation

NEWS | By Brian Witte | Apr 5
Shady middlemen, phantom shipments, prices soaring by the hour, goods flown in on a private plane. What sounds like a crime thriller is reality for governors trying to find the medical equipment their states.

Wisconsin GOP Appeals to Supreme Court on Extended Voting

Wisconsin GOP Appeals to Supreme Court on Extended Voting

NEWS | Apr 5
Wisconsin Republicans asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Saturday to block extended absentee voting in Tuesday's primary, despite public health fears about in-person voting amid the coronavirus pandemic.

U.S. Braces for More Virus Deaths; Europe Hopes Crisis Peaking

U.S. Braces for More Virus Deaths; Europe Hopes Crisis Peaking

NEWS | By Jennifer Peltz and Ken Moritsugu | Apr 5
The U.S. warned of many more coronavirus deaths in the days ahead as the global pandemic muted traditional observances from family grave-cleaning ceremonies in China to Palm Sunday for many Christians.

New Coronavirus Limits Bring New Religious Freedom Tension

New Coronavirus Limits Bring New Religious Freedom Tension

NEWS | By Elana Schor | Apr 5
Despite state and local limits on public gatherings, some faith leaders have persisted in holding in-person services -- a matter of religious freedom, they say.

Contagious Singing As Corona Community Chorus Unites Voices

Contagious Singing As Corona Community Chorus Unites Voices

ENTERTAINMENT | By Luis Andres Henao | Apr 5
This is the Corona Community Chorus. Each Sunday, it meets on Zoom to unite voices in isolation during the coronavirus outbreak.

New York Gets Chinese Ventilators; Trump Wants More Thanks

New York Gets Chinese Ventilators; Trump Wants More Thanks

NEWS | By Jennifer Peltz, Amy Forliti, and David Rising | Apr 5
The rush to secure supplies has prompted intense squabbling between the states and federal government at a moment the nation is facing one of its gravest emergencies.

Police Arrest Hospital Aide in Thefts of Equipment, Supplies

Police Arrest Hospital Aide in Thefts of Equipment, Supplies

NEWS | Apr 5
A housekeeping employee at a Prescott hospital has been fired after being arrested on suspicion of stealing personal protective equipment and cleaning supplies in recent weeks.

Kobe, Duncan, Garnett Headline Basketball Hall of Fame Class

Kobe, Duncan, Garnett Headline Basketball Hall of Fame Class

NEWS | By Tim Reynolds | Apr 5
Kobe Bryant's resume has yet another entry to validate his greatness: He's now, officially, a Hall of Famer. And he's got plenty of elite company in the 2020 class, one that may be as glitzy as any.

Knifeman in France Kills 2 in Attack, Terror Inquiry Opened

Knifeman in France Kills 2 in Attack, Terror Inquiry Opened

NEWS | By Thomas Adamson | Apr 5
A man wielding a knife attacked residents of a French town while they ventured out to shop amid a nationwide coronavirus lockdown Saturday.


News

Trump Campaign Kicks Off Catholic Voter Outreach Project

Trump Campaign Kicks Off Catholic Voter Outreach Project

RELIGION | By Elana Schor | Apr 5
President Donald Trump's reelection campaign is ramping up its courtship of Catholic voters ahead of a likely November matchup against a devout Catholic Democrat, former Vice President Joe Biden.


Entertainment

HBO Documentary Sheds New Light on 'Atlanta Child Murders'

HBO Documentary Sheds New Light on 'Atlanta Child Murders'

TELEVISION | By Jonathan Landrum Jr. | Apr 5
Anthony Terrell believes an imprisoned man currently serving two life sentences may not have been the person who murdered his brother as part of a killing spree that rocked Atlanta four decades ago.


Business

With Parks Closed, Disney Starts Furloughs in 2 Weeks

With Parks Closed, Disney Starts Furloughs in 2 Weeks

CORPORATE | By Mike Schneider | Apr 5
Saying they don't know when they'll be able to re-open many of their businesses with the coronavirus spreading, Walt Disney Co. officials announced they will start furloughing some workers in two weeks.


Technology

Researchers Testing New Treatments That Harness COVID-19 Antibodies

Researchers Testing New Treatments That Harness COVID-19 Antibodies

SCIENCE | By Ann Sheehy, College of the Holy Cross | Apr 5
Amid the chaos of an epidemic, those who survive a disease like COVID-19 carry within their bodies the secrets of an effective immune response - a molecular blueprint for future treatments.


Finance

Ptown Select Board Member Ignites Controversy with Viral Post

Ptown Select Board Member Ignites Controversy with Viral Post

NATIONAL | Mar 30
Travel to Provincetown during the COVID-19 crisis became an issue this past week when Select Board member Lise King "posted a Facebook message on Thursday that she found painful to write.


Cars

Keep Your Car Clean to Reduce Risk from Coronavirus

Keep Your Car Clean to Reduce Risk from Coronavirus

AUTO NEWS | By Ryan ZumMallen, Edmunds | Apr 4
Since vehicle interiors are essentially small contained spaces, it is important to take steps to reduce the risk of contracting the virus while driving or riding inside.


Style

4 Cointreau Cocktails to Shake Up Your Weekend

4 Cointreau Cocktails to Shake Up Your Weekend

FOOD/DRINK | Apr 3
You've got it stocked in your home bar, but what exactly is Cointreau? The orange-flavored liqueur dates back to 1885, but most of us aren't sure what to do with it besides using it as a component in a margarita. Until now.


Travel

Virtual Vacation: The Mob Museum

Virtual Vacation: The Mob Museum

CULTURE | Apr 4
For the first time since opening in 2012, The Mob Museum, The National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, introduces virtual, guided tours highlighting its most popular exhibitions and artifacts.


Nightlife

'One Magical Weekend' Canceled for 2020

'One Magical Weekend' Canceled for 2020

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 3
The annual "One Magical Weekend" event that brings LGTBQ revelers to Orlando from around the world has been canceled for 2020, organizers of the event said in a release.