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His Grisly Death Couldn't Have Been Accidental. What Was It?"There was no plausible way for a worker to accidentally fall into the vat." So writes Amber Hunt for the Cincinnati Enquirer in a lengthy piece about the 1984 death of David Bocks. He worked—and died—at Ohio's Fernald Feed Materials Productions Center, whose bland name masked the secretive...
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President Donald Trump speaks in front of the U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort at Naval Station Norfolk in Norfolk, Va., Saturday, March 28, 2020. The ship is departing for New York to assist hospitals responding to the coronavirus outbreak. Defense Secretary Mark Esper is at right. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
What you need to know today about the virus outbreakPresident Donald Trump is raising the idea of what he's calling a quarantine involving New York and parts of New Jersey and Connecticut, states hard-hit by the coronavirus pandemic
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The National Guard Seeks Fleeing New YorkersNew Yorkers seeking refuge in Rhode Island might want to think again. The state's police and National Guard are pulling over drivers with New York plates, and knocking on doors for recent travelers from the Empire State—America's epicenter for the coronavirus outbreak, NBC News reports. Such visitors are told...
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New York governor delays state's presidential primary from April to JuneNew York governor delays state's presidential primary from April to June
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Amazon Delivery Guy Seen Spitting on BoxSpitting, a criminal act? Maybe for an Amazon delivery worker who was caught spitting on a package amid the coronavirus pandemic, TMZ reports. Video shows him leaving his mark Thursday on a box outside a duplex in the Hancock Park area of Los Angeles. The unidentified worker is seen putting...
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FILE - In this March 28, 2018 file photo, a North Atlantic right whale feeds on the surface of Cape Cod bay off the coast of Plymouth, Mass. Ship strikes are one of the biggest causes of mortality for large whales, and scientists say the problem is getting worse because of the warming of the oceans.  (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)
Whales face more fatal ship collisions as waters warmScientists say the world's largest whales face increased risk of death from ship strikes as waters warm
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Roughly 33K Americans Still Can't Get HomeSome 33,000 Americans are still struggling to get back home amid the growing coronavirus pandemic, NBC News reports. Some 15,440 have already returned, but so many are stuck abroad that some are just planning to stay until the pandemic is over. "In some places, people have decided they're...
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FILE - This Friday, March 20, 2020 file photo shows a closed sign near an entrance to a playground at an elementary school in Walpole, Mass., amid the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Child welfare agencies in the U.S. have a difficult mission in the best of times, and now they're scrambling to confront new challenges during the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
Coronavirus is roiling every part of child welfare systemChild welfare agencies in the U.S. have a difficult mission in the best of times, and now they're scrambling to confront new challenges during the coronavirus outbreak
The Associated Press4 hours ago
In this photo taken Wednesday, March 25, 2020, hardware store clerk Marilyn Larson works behind a plexiglass barrier built a few days earlier by a coworker to help protect employees and customers during the coronavirus outbreak, in Seattle. The store is expected to remain open under Gov. Jay Inslee's stay-at-home order issued Monday in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, with only "essential" service providers allowed to go to their jobs. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
What's essential? In France: pastry, wine. In US: golf, gunsThe coronavirus pandemic is defining for the globe what's essential and what things we really can't do without, even though we might not need them for survival
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this March 28, 2018 file photo, former U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn speaks at a news conference in Oklahoma City.  Coburn has died. He was 72. A cousin tells The Associated Press that he died early Saturday, March 28, 2020. Coburn had been diagnosed with prostate cancer years earlier. The Oklahoma Republican railed against federal earmarking and earned a reputation as a political maverick. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
Ex-Sen. Tom Coburn, conservative political maverick, dies Former U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn has died at age 72
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Relative says former US Sen. Tom Coburn, conservative political maverick and Oklahoma physician, has diedRelative says former US Sen. Tom Coburn, conservative political maverick and Oklahoma physician, has died
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In this March 24, 2020, photo, farmworkers keep their distance from each other as they work at the Heringer Estates Family Vineyards and Winery in Clarksburg, Calif. Farms continue to operate as essential businesses that supply food to California and much of the country as schools, restaurants and stores shutter over the coronavirus. But some workers are anxious about the virus spreading among them and their families. Steve Heringer, general manager of the 152-year-old family owned business said workers now have more hand sanitizer and already use their own gloves for field work. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
Farmworkers key to keeping US fed are wary of virus spreadCalifornia farms are still working to supply food to much of the United States amid the coronavirus
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