This photo provided by Tyler Beyer shows a rockslide on Highway 21 near Lowman, Idaho, after a magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck Tuesday, March 31, 2020

'I heard the roar': 6.5 earthquake hits Idaho

An earthquake struck north of Boise Tuesday evening, with people across a large area reporting shaking.

Florida docking plan in the works for ill-fated cruise ships

March 31
A tender approached the Zaandam, a Holland America cruise ship off Panama, on March 28. The tender transferred passengers from the Zaandam to the Rott
Passengers from an ill-fated South American cruise are eager to disembark once they reach Florida, but Gov. Ron DeSantis said the state's health care resources are already stretched too thin to take on the ships' coronavirus caseload. The U.S. Coast Guard said Tuesday that the decision would be punted to Washington if authorities can't agree.

Florida sheriff seeking tips in 'Tiger King' mystery

March 31
Carole Baskin, founder of Big Cat Rescue, walked the property near Tampa, Fla.
It might be the biggest diversion from the pandemic: binge-watching the luridly fascinating Netflix documentary "Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness."
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Kids under threat: Virus hitting juvenile detention centers

For the tens of thousands of kids locked up in juvenile detention centers and other correctional facilities across America, experts have issued a gloomy warning: The coronavirus is coming.
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Experts say virus could kill up to 240,000 Americans

As the number of coronavirus deaths continues to surge in the U.S., officials are warning the disease could kill between 100,000 and 240,000 Americans, even if people continue to stay home and limit their contact with others.
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The Latest: China reports 36 new COVID-19 cases

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California cities want transparency rules waived in pandemic

Citing the unprecedented challenges created by the coronavirus pandemic, city officials across California are asking Gov. Gavin Newsom to suspend or delay numerous state laws, saying they can't comply with everything from environmental regulations to public records laws that give people a window into how the government is spending public money.
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More than 50 infected with virus at California nursing home

A Southern California nursing home has been hit hard by the coronavirus, with more than 50 residents infected β€” a troubling development amid cautious optimism that cases in the state may peak more slowly than expected.
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Census Day arrives with US almost paralyzed by coronavirus

Census Day β€” the date used to reference where a person lives for the once-a-decade count β€” arrived Wednesday with a nation almost paralyzed by the spread of the novel coronavirus. But census officials vowed the job would be completed by its year-end deadline.
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March 31

MN Lottery

MINNEAPOLIS _ These Minnesota lotteries were drawn Tuesday:4-2-1(four, two, one)08-17-51-57-70, Mega Ball: 2, Megaplier: 4(eight, seventeen, fifty-one, fifty-seven, seventy; Mega Ball: two; Megaplier: four)Estimated jackpot:…
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March 31

Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game

ATLANTA _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were:08-17-51-57-70, Mega Ball: 2, Megaplier: 4(eight, seventeen, fifty-one, fifty-seven, seventy; Mega…
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March 31

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's misfires on virus death rates, tests

Facing a grim reality of surging coronavirus cases, President Donald Trump is making premature assertions about relatively low death rates in the U.S. and revising history about how seriously he viewed the threat, including the need for ventilators.
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March 31
FBI Director Christopher Wray testifies during an oversight hearing of the House Judiciary Committee, on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020 in Wash

Watchdog finds new problems with FBI wiretap applications

The Justice Department inspector general has found additional failures in the FBI's handling of a secretive surveillance program that came under scrutiny after the Russia investigation, identifying problems with dozens of applications for wiretaps in national security investigations.
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March 31
A Samaritan's Purse crew and medical personnel work on preparing to open a 68 bed emergency field hospital specially equipped with a respiratory unit

Help heads to NYC as experts predict over 100,000 US deaths

With refrigerated morgue trucks parked on New York City's streets to collect the surging number of dead, public health officials projected Tuesday that the coronavirus could ultimately kill more than 100,000 people across the U.S. Some states that have become hot spots warn they're running low on ventilators, while two cruise ships pleaded for Florida to allow them to dock to carry off the sick and dead.
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March 31
President Donald Trump spoke at a White House news conference Tuesday with members of his coronavirus task force.

Trump: Social distancing 'a matter of life and death' in U.S.

President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned Americans to brace for a "hell of a bad two weeks" ahead as the White House projected there could be 100,000 to 240,000 deaths in the U.S. from the coronavirus pandemic even if current social distancing guidelines are maintained.
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March 31

COVID-19 deaths climb in NY; Chris Cuomo tests positive

New York City's coronavirus death toll surpassed 1,000 on Tuesday as an overwhelmed health system embraced the arrival of hundreds of additional paramedics, EMTs and ambulances.
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Strict social distancing slowing infections, data show

Data on fever levels show strict social distancing may be working.
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CNN news anchor Chris Cuomo at the WarnerMedia Upfront in New York in May 2019.

CNN's Cuomo, with coronavirus, completes show from basement

A bleary-eyed Chris Cuomo, saying he wanted to be a cautionary tale for his audience, anchored his CNN show from his basement Tuesday after testing positive for the coronavirus.
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March 31

Winning numbers drawn in 'Badger 5' game

MADISON, Wis. _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Wisconsin Lottery's "Badger 5" game were:02-06-18-27-31(two, six, eighteen, twenty-seven, thirty-one)Estimated jackpot: $23,000ΒΆ Maximum…
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March 31

Winning numbers drawn in 'SuperCash' game

MADISON, Wis. _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Wisconsin Lottery's "SuperCash" game were:08-10-12-26-32-39, Doubler: N(eight, ten, twelve, twenty-six, thirty-two, thirty-nine; Doubler:…
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March 31

Winning numbers drawn in 'All or Nothing' game

MADISON, Wis. _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the Wisconsin Lottery's "All or Nothing" game were:01-02-04-05-06-07-08-12-14-15-21(one, two, four, five, six, seven, eight,…