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Free coronavirus testing sites pop up as protests continue

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In a briefing Friday, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said he wants every New Yorker to get a free test for the novel coronavirus causing covid-19.

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Several customer service centers are reopening with limited appointments and mandatory face-mask requirements; expiring driver’s licenses and registrations have been extended.
A son’s testimony on losing his mother to coronavirus.
As Tropical Storm Cristobal heads to the Gulf Coast, emergency management officials urge people to evacuate when needed, despite the inherent virus risks.
As the rest of the world reopens, scientists from the Southern Hemisphere urge caution.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics said the unemployment rate would likely be 16.3 percent, not 13.3 percent, if not for the misclassification of a large number of workers as 'absent' from work instead of temporarily laid off.
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At least 100 million can move around again. Public health officials warn a deadly surge may follow.
Anger, grief over toll of covid-19 and police violence spill out at Baltimore teen’s memorial service.
Even when the economy was booming, Dave and Sergine had lived in a state of near homelessness. Coronavirus made it worse.
A new campaign aims to meet people where they are as part of the battle against covid-19.
I skipped my virtual ceremony and watched it later over a bowl of cereal.
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People across the country are trying to fill a need for help.
Chairs were shoved together in the Rose Garden for a better camera shot as the president took a victory lap on economy.
The president has been the driving force behind the shift — declining to wear a mask, dismissing the threat of a second wave and pushing governors to reopen their economies right away.
Caseloads climb in South, Midwest and far West, according to FEMA and other virus trackers.
The Florida doctor and his partner had taken steps to protect against the novel coronavirus, his family said. But as of early March, before many states had shut down, they weren’t sure what those should involve.
Officer Keith Williams, the force’s first known to succumb to covid-19, served as a school resource officer.
Kevin Leiva, 24, worked in New Jersey, where the coronavirus also claimed one of his colleagues.
The Saturday before Easter, he collapsed and his wife called 911, and he was put on a ventilator in intensive care. The hospital staff, many of whom knew him, fought to keep him alive.
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In Venice, hopes for another rebirth after the coronavirus outbreak
Businesses and residents of Venice were hoping to bounce back after historic flooding, but then came the coronavirus outbreak. What does the future hold now?
In Venice, hopes for another rebirth after the coronavirus outbreak
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The surreal experience of flying during the pandemic
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Fauci's testimony warning against reopening too soon, in less than 3 minutes
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Coronavirus anxiety is real. 'The Office's' Rainn Wilson has some breathing tips.
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