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MLB Delays Opening Day to Mid-May at Earliest Due to Virus

NEW YORK (AP) - Major League Baseball has pushed back an opening day until mid-May at the earliest because of the coronavirus. The move came Monday after the federal government recommended restricting events of more than 50 people for the…

Trump Calls on Americans to Cease Hoarding Food, Supplies

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday called on Americans to cease hoarding groceries and other supplies, while one of the nation’s most senior public health officials called on the nation to act with more urgency to safeguard their…

Disneyland to Close Amid Coronavirus Concerns

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Disneyland announced that it’s shutting down its California theme parks on Saturday over concerns about the coronavirus outbreak. Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park will be closed through the end of the month though there…

NHL 'Pausing' Season Amid Coronavirus Concerns

(AP) - The NHL is following the NBA’s lead and suspending its season amid the coronavirus outbreak. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman says the league is “pausing” its season. The move comes a day after the NBA suspended play following a…

WHO Declares That Virus Crisis is Now a Pandemic

ROME (AP) - The World Health Organization is declaring that the global coronavirus crisis is now a pandemic. The assessment comes as Italy is weighing even tighter restrictions on daily life and has announced billions in financial relief to cushion…

Weinstein Sentenced to 23 Years for Sexual Assaults

NEW YORK (AP) - Harvey Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years in prison for rape and sexual assault. It's a sight the Hollywood mogul's multitude of accusers thought they would never see. Weinstein was convicted last month of raping a…

Dow Drops 1,500 Points as Oil Price Plunge Shocks Markets

NEW YORK (AP) - The Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted 1,500 points, or 6%, following similar drops in Europe after a fight among major crude-producing countries jolted investors already on edge about the widening fallout from the outbreak of the…

Warren Ends 2020 Presidential Bid After Super Tuesday Rout

WASHINGTON (AP) - Elizabeth Warren has ended her Democratic presidential bid after a disappointing finish in Super Tuesday states. That's according to a person familiar with her plans. The Massachusetts senator's campaign had the markers of success: robust poll numbers,…

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