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Scratched: Kentucky Derby now set for September due to virus

Scratched: Kentucky Derby now set for September due to virus

Change does not come easily to the Kentucky Derby. Fans sip mint juleps, don fancy hats and dress clothes and sing to the melancholy strains of "My Old Kentucky Home" as the thoroughbreds step onto the track on the first Saturday in May.
Trump changes his tone, gets real on the coronavirus threat

Trump changes his tone, gets real on the coronavirus threat

WASHINGTON — He called on the country to come together. He warned of pain to come. And he deferred to the nation's public health experts while at least momentarily putting aside petty squabbling.
Volkswagen to close Europe plants for two weeks

Volkswagen to close Europe plants for two weeks

FRANKFURT — Volkswagen said Tuesday it would close most of its European plants for two weeks due to uncertainty about demand for cars and supplies of parts amid the virus outbreak and said it wasn't possible to give a reliable outlook for this year's
Health chief halts Ohio primary; 3 other states forge ahead

Health chief halts Ohio primary; 3 other states forge ahead

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio called off its presidential primary just hours before polls were set to open there and in three other states, an 11th-hour decision the governor said was necessary to prevent further fueling the coronavirus pandemic that has par

Mass escape in at least 4 Brazilian prisons amid outbreak

SAO PAULO — Hundreds of inmates escaped from at least four prisons in the state of Sao Paulo after local officials cancelled their temporary exits because of fears they could bring the new coronavirus back with them upon their return.
Distilleries using high-proof alcohol to make hand sanitizer

Distilleries using high-proof alcohol to make hand sanitizer

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Government issues historic restrictions amid virus outbreak

Government issues historic restrictions amid virus outbreak

The United States implemented dramatic new restrictions on Americans going out in public and 7 million people in the San Francisco area were put on a near-total lockdown to control the coronavirus emergency that has walloped the global economy.
Coronavirus strikes journalists, others change way they work

Coronavirus strikes journalists, others change way they work

NEW YORK — Six people at CBS News have tested positive for coronavirus, including a correspondent stationed in Italy, as media organizations fought Monday against the same epidemic they're charged with describing.
Iditarod loses another major sponsor

Iditarod loses another major sponsor

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — One of the Iditarod’s top sponsors is dropping financial support, the second major sponsor with Alaska ties to sever relationships with the sled dog race this month.
Brazil’s biggest favela seeks foreigner ban on virus fears

Brazil’s biggest favela seeks foreigner ban on virus fears

RIO DE JANEIRO — Since the outbreak of the new coronavirus, nations have begun imposing travel restrictions and closing their borders to contain the pandemic’s spread.
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