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New York City, once the U.S. epicenter of coronavirus, eyes June reopening

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Jobless claims were filed by 2.1 million Americans last week, raising the 10-week total to more than 40 million.

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As the pandemic shutdown lifts, shopkeepers hustle to resume business. Others want to wait.
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The testimony from VA Secretary Robert Wilkie came as the White House said President Trump would take the antimalarial drug again if he thought he was exposed to the coronavirus.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam reopens all state beaches Friday, as indoor mask mandate takes effect.
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In developing countries, the coronavirus could wipe out decades of progress in alleviating poverty.
Action plans released by each government vary in what locations and businesses will be opened.
Manchester City vs. Arsenal and Aston Villa vs. Sheffield United will mark the start of play in the EPL.
MLS club will use Segra Field in Leesburg for now before possibly moving to Audi Field and the RFK training grounds in Washington.
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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?
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