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President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Monday, April 6, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
April 07, 2020 - 9:46 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has sidelined the inspector general who was tapped to chair a special oversight board of the $2.2 trillion economic package intended to help businesses and individuals affected by the coronavirus, officials said Tuesday. Glenn Fine, the acting Defense...
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Traffic is extremely light in front of Chase Field, Thursday, March 26, 2020, in Phoenix. The Arizona Diamondbacks would have hosted the Atlanta Braves in their season-opening baseball game Thursday, but the start of the MLB regular season is indefinitely on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
April 07, 2020 - 7:48 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Putting all 30 teams in the Phoenix area this season and playing in empty ballparks was among the ideas discussed Monday by Major League Baseball and the players’ association. The sides held a telephone call to talk about paths forward for a season delayed by the coronavirus...
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Bridget McDonald, right, receives a ballot from poll worker Patty Piek-Groth on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, at the Janesville Mall in Janesville, Wis. Hundreds of voters in Wisconsin are waiting in line to cast ballots at polling places for the state's presidential primary election, ignoring a stay-at-home order over the coronavirus threat. (Angela Major/The Janesville Gazette via AP)
April 07, 2020 - 7:19 am
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Voters lined up to cast ballots across Wisconsin on Tuesday, ignoring a stay-at-home order in the midst of a pandemic to participate in the state's presidential primary election. The lines were particularly long in Milwaukee, the state's largest city and a Democratic stronghold...
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Mitch Kelly
April 07, 2020 - 7:17 am
Las Vegas Sands has announced that it will be donating two million surgical masks and 20,000 protective suits to help health-care professionals, first responders and nonprofit organizations in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.
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Mitch Kelly
April 07, 2020 - 6:44 am
The latest number of positive coronavirus cases in Nevada show that the virus is only continuing to spread.
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Mitch Kelly
April 07, 2020 - 6:02 am
Law enforcement is dealing with a spike in illegal activity on Bureau of Land Management public lands, causing the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department to step up patrol in those areas.
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Mitch Kelly
April 07, 2020 - 5:43 am
The UNLV School of Medicine will continue to offer curbside testing for COVID-19 (coronavirus) for at least the majority of this week.
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Associated Press
April 07, 2020 - 5:11 am
As Nevada’s coronavirus cases have grown, the number of the state’s ventilators in use has climbed slightly, with just under half of the machines in use, Gov. Steve Sisolak said Monday.
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President Donald Trump listens to a question from a reporter as he speaks about the coronavirus in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Monday, April 6, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Associated Press
April 07, 2020 - 5:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his administration are promoting an anti-malaria drug not officially approved for fighting the new coronavirus, even though scientists say more testing is needed before it’s proven safe and effective against COVID-19. Trump trade adviser Peter Navarro...
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FILE - In this Dec. 3, 2019, file photo, acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly testifies during a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee about about ongoing reports of substandard housing conditions in Washington, on Capitol Hill. Modly says the captain of the COVID-stricken aircraft carrier who was fired last week had betrayed his service and may have been “too naive or too stupid” to be commanding officer of the ship. Officials are confirming that Modly made the comments Sunday, April 5, 2020, to the ship's crew in Guam. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
April 07, 2020 - 4:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Navy's acting secretary has been forced to apologize after a profanity-laden broadside in which he called the fired commander of the coronavirus-stricken USS Theodore Roosevelt "too naive or too stupid.” Thomas Modly issued a written apology Monday hours after President Donald...
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