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VOA: Chinese Americans Confront Racism While Helping Battle COVID-19

Lu Ping does battle for her adopted country armed with a smartphone.

VOA: Coronavirus Hitting African American Communities Hardest

In Louisiana, two-thirds of the deaths from coronavirus have been among African Americans, in a state where blacks make up only one-third...

NPR: Nearly A Third Of Renters Didn’t Pay By 1st Week Of April

About a third of renters did not pay on time this month as business closures put millions of people out of work.

AP: Sanders drops 2020 bid, leaving Biden as likely nominee

Sen. Bernie Sanders ended his presidential bid on Wednesday, making Joe Biden the presumptive Democratic nominee to challenge President Donald Trump in...

CNN: Even with a pandemic, many older Americans are carrying on as usual

Last week, a 99-year-old New Jersey man who went to an engagement party was arrested in New Jersey for defying the state's ban on...

AP: Rate of deaths, illness among black residents alarms cities

Chicago’s mayor pledged an aggressive public health campaign aimed at the city’s black and brown communities Monday amid alarm that an...

NPR: In New York, Overflow Hospitals At Javits And On Navy Ship Have Been Largely Empty

The USNS Comfort hospital ship and an emergency hospital at the Javits Center are meant to be relief valves for hospitals in...

CNN: Navy hospital ship deployed to NYC with 1,000 bed capacity is only treating 20 patients

(CNN) A US Navy hospital ship currently docked in New York City harbor is treating only 20 patients, despite having a 1,000...

AP: Cuomo orders shift in ventilators to overwhelmed hospitals

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he would order the redistribution of critically needed ventilators. New York City...

NPR: Food Shortages? Nope, Too Much Food In The Wrong Places

In recent days, top U.S. government officials have moved to assure Americans that they won't lack for food, despite the coronavirus.

AP: Brooke Baldwin becomes 2nd CNN on-air person diagnosed

CNN news anchor Brooke Baldwin has tested positive for the coronavirus, the second on-air personality at the news network to come...

CNN: New England Patriots team plane flying 1.2 million N95 masks from China to help ease coronavirus shortages

A New England Patriots team plane loaded with 1.2 million N95 protective masks has landed back in Boston after picking up the...

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