HEADLINES: • NYC nursing home reports 98 deaths linked to coronavirus • Estimated 57m Americans job vulnerable under COVID-19 • CDC official says US government was too slow to respond to pandemic..
New York Daily News: Former minor leaguer Miguel Marte dies from coronavirus at age 30.
Former minor leaguer Miguel Marte has died from coronavirus at age 30.
Marte, who was in the A’s system from 2008-2012, had been working in New Jersey as a truck driver.
Daily Mail: Canada BANS assault-style weapons after Nova Scotia shooting rampage ban includes more than 1,500 firearm models.. The ban includes more than 1,500 firearm models..
Reuters: U.S. court dismisses New York nurses' plea for COVID-19 protection.
A U.S. District Court on Friday dismissed a nurse association's plea against New York state and two hospitals to provide safety equipment and adopt measures to stop the spread of COVID-19 among its members, asking the parties to reach an amicable agreement.
ABC News: Estimated 57 million Americans job vulnerable under COVID-19: Report..
"We will be rebuilding this employment for a number of years to come," a McKinsey Global Institute expert says.
Fox News: Federal judge throws out part of US women's soccer equal pay lawsuit..
A federal judge on Friday threw out part of an equal pay lawsuit brought by the U.S. women's national soccer team that alleged wage discrimination on the part of the U.S. Soccer Federation.
NBC News: North Korea's Kim Jong Un reportedly seen in public for first time in 3 weeks.
E! News: Broadway star Nick Cordero has been taken off a ventilator amid his Coronavirus battle.
FOX 13 News: Southern California man first to be federally charged for hawking fake COVID-19 cure.
Federal prosecutors charged a man in Southern California for hawking a fake cure for the coronavirus and soliciting investors into a company to market the phony treatment.
CBS News: New report says coronavirus pandemic could last for two years – and may not subside until 70% of the population has immunity.
An estimated 70% of the human population may need to be immune to halt the pandemic, researchers say.
Fox News: Pelosi backs Biden's denial of assault claim: 'I thought that he dealt with it'..
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday praised former Vice President Joe Biden for how he handled his first public remarks on the Tara Reade sexual-assault allegation against him.
NBC News: 'Scrubs' actor Sam Lloyd dies at 56.
Sam Lloyd, an actor best known for portraying lawyer Ted Buckland on “Scrubs,” has died, his agent said. He was 56.
ABC News: New allegations pressure ICE to release immigrant detainees.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement faces mounting pressure as COVID-19 continues to spread through its detention facilities and civil liberty advocates levy new allegations of misconduct..
Daily Mail: CDC official says US government was too slow to respond to pandemic.. 'We clearly didn't recognize the full importations that were happening'..
NBC News: 107-year-old Missouri man celebrates beating COVID-19.
107-year-old Missouri man is believed to be one of the oldest people in the world to survive the coronavirus.
BBC News: 'We had to make face masks from sanitary pads'..
As coronavirus continues to spread, a crisis is growing inside ICE immigration detention centres in the US.
Science News Magazine: More evidence hints that hydroxychloroquine doesn’t help treat COVID-19..
The malaria drug hydroxychloroquine showed no benefit over standard care in two preliminary studies examining how well the drug treats COVID-19.
NBC News: NYC nursing home reports 98 deaths linked to coronavirus..
A New York City nursing home on Friday reported the deaths of 98 residents believed to have had the coronavirus — a staggering death toll that shocked public officials.
Global News: Venezuela prison riot leaves at least 40 dead, warden injured.
Human rights officials say Venezuela's prisons are violent and badly overcrowded, with gangs in control.
Sky News: Coronavirus: David Icke Facebook page removed over COVID-19 conspiracy theories..
Facebook has removed a page belonging to conspiracy theorist David Icke after he spread unsubstantiated stories about COVID-19.
Yahoo News: Top Lindsey Graham donor switches sides, now backs Democratic rival..
Though Graham leads in limited polls, Harrison is outraising him this year so far, bringing in $7.36 million over the first three months versus $5.6 million for Graham.
Fox News: Judge refuses to block Trump's coronavirus green card freeze.
A federal judge in Oregon who previously blocked President Trump’s order to bar immigrants who lacked or could not afford health insurance refused to do the same with regard to Trump’s recent pause on green cards.
BBC News: Dogs are being trained to find out if they can detect people with coronavirus.
Yahoo News: Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin tells President Vladimir Putin he has coronavirus..
Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin told President Vladimir Putin on Thursday that he had been diagnosed with the coronavirus and was temporarily stepping down to recover.