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Acting Navy boss submits resignation amid coronavirus uproar

Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly has submitted a letter of resignation to Defense Secretary Mark Esper.
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Tiger at NYC’s Bronx Zoo tests positive for coronavirus

A tiger at the Bronx Zoo in New York City has tested positive for the new coronavirus. It's believed to be the first infection in an animal in the U.S. and the first known in a tiger anywhere.
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Meijer limits number of customers allowed in store

Meijer on Saturday announced several new measures to keep customers and employees safe.

House passes $2.2T rescue package, rushes it to Trump

The House has approved a $2.2 trillion rescue package, rushing it to President Donald Trump for his signature.
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Feds reach deal on $2 trillion aid package

The White House and Senate leaders of both parties have struck an agreement on a sweeping $2 trillion measure

Bill to allow students to receive meals during coronavirus outbreak signed into law

A bill that waives requirements for children to gather at schools to receive meals has been signed by President Donald Trump.

Ticket sales dive at box office; lowest turnout in 20 years

Ticket sales have plunged to their lowest levels in at least 20 years at North American movie theaters amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Apple temporarily shuts stores worldwide to fight virus

Apple CEO Tim Cook says the tech giant’s retail operation outside of China is going online-only for two weeks as part of efforts to fight the global viral pandemic.

RSVP ‘maybe’? Coronavirus puts wedding industry on edge

Soon-to-be brides and grooms are facing tough choices because of the coronavirus outbreak.

Doctor says Trump tests negative for coronavirus

President Donald Trump has tested negative for the new coronavirus, according to the president's personal physician.

NCAA Tournament games will not be open to fans

College basketball's March Madness will be played in largely empty arenas in an effort to slow the coronavirus pandemic.

Ohio State University classes will be conducted online for the rest of the month

Ohio has confirmed its first three cases of the new coronavirus as it continues to test for additional cases.

Dow surges 4.9% in another wild day on hopes for virus aid

Stocks are closing sharply higher on Wall Street Tuesday, adding 4.9% to major indexes.
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Servis, 26 others indicted in horse-doping scheme

Authorities in New York have charged more than two dozen horse trainers, veterinarians and others.

Warren ends Presidential bid

Senator says she won't yet make an endorsement.

Tennessee reports first case of coronavirus

Victim traveled within country but not overseas.

Bloomberg ends campaign, backs Biden

Decision comes after disappointing Super Tuesday results.
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By week’s end, the Democratic primary could be a 2-person race: ANALYSIS

When the dust settles at the end of this week, the Democratic primary could be a two–person race – for many in the party it already is.
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Tornadoes devastate Tennessee, killing at least 22 people

Tornadoes ripped across Tennessee overnight, shredding at least 40 buildings in the Nashville area.

Deadly tornadoes shred 40 buildings in Nashville

At least two tornadoes touched down early Tuesday in central Tennessee, including one that ripped across downtown Nashville and caused about 40 buildings to collapse around the city.

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