On This Day: 7 April 1954

On This Day: 7 April 1954

Action superstar Jackie Chan was born in Hong Kong.
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Trump-touted virus treatment lacks evidence

Trump-touted virus treatment lacks evidence

Some politicians and doctors are sparring over whether to use hydroxychloroquine against the new coronavirus, with many of scientists saying the evidence is too thin to recommend it now.
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Today in History for April 7th

Today in History for April 7th

Highlights of this day in history: Civil war erupts in Rwanda; NY audience previews long-distance television; Auto pioneer Henry Ford dies in Dearborn, Mich.;Singer Billie Holiday, known as "Lady Day" is born in Philadelphia.
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Zoo cams surge in popularity during virus crisis

Zoo cams surge in popularity during virus crisis

With Americans sheltering in place amid the coronavirus outbreak, zoos and aquariums across the nation have expanded their offerings of live webcams, providing people with "online safaris" to help entertain, educate and even ease the angst.
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Domestic violence surges during virus shutdowns

Domestic violence surges during virus shutdowns

Reports of domestic violence are surging worldwide as couples and families are stuck at home together for long periods because governments are ordering residents to shelter-in-place to stop the spread of coronavirus, according to advocates for abused
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Trump says he had 'warm' conversation with Biden

Trump says he had 'warm' conversation with Biden

President Donald Trump said he had a "really wonderful, warm" conversation with former Vice President Joe Biden that lasted approximately 15 minutes.
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Work nearly finished on Detroit field hospital

Work nearly finished on Detroit field hospital

Work is almost done on the week-long effort to transform a convention center in Detroit into a 1,000-bed field hospital used to treat coronavirus patients.
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Convention center begins accepting virus patients

Convention center begins accepting virus patients

Coronavirus patients are arriving at the convention center in New Orleans, which has been converted into a support medical facility to ease pressure on area hospitals.
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Texas troopers check drivers coming from Louisiana

Texas troopers check drivers coming from Louisiana

At the state line on Interstate 10, Texas state troopers now actively check drivers coming from Louisiana, where the coronavirus has hit hard.
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California lends ventilators to US virus fight

California lends ventilators to US virus fight

California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday the state would loan 500 ventilators to the national stockpile for use by New York and other states experiencing a crush of coronavirus-related hospitalizations.
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Stocks rise on upbeat virus news

Stocks rise on upbeat virus news

A worldwide rally gained steam on Wall Street Monday, propelling major indexes up more than 7%.
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Wisconsin governor moves to delay election

Wisconsin governor moves to delay election

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers has moved to postpone the state's presidential primary for two months because of the coronavirus pandemic, prompting a court challenge and adding to confusion about whether voters will be able to head to the polls on Tues...
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