The Latest: Spanish official wants 2-week lockdown extension
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The Latest: Spanish official wants 2-week lockdown extension

The Prime Minister of Spain will ask Parliament to extend the country’s state of emergency another two weeks to battle the new coronavirus outbreak

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Pet fostering takes off as coronavirus keeps Americans home
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Pet fostering takes off as coronavirus keeps Americans home

Animal shelters across the U.S. say they've placed record numbers of dogs, cats and other animals as people suddenly find themselves stuck at home amid the coronavirus pandemic

Where will the bodies go? Morgues plan as virus grows
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Where will the bodies go? Morgues plan as virus grows

Authorities are clamoring to secure additional body storage wherever possible as U.S. officials estimate the death toll from the coronavirus could reach as high as 240,000

Cheltenham defends decision to proceed with horse race event
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Cheltenham defends decision to proceed with horse race event

Cheltenham Festival organizers have defended their decision to go ahead with the meeting last month after fears were raised that the mass gathering of people for the annual horse racing event helped to spread the coronavirus more widely around Britain

China honors virus victims with 3 minutes of reflection
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China honors virus victims with 3 minutes of reflection

With air raid sirens wailing and flags at half-staff, China held a three-minute nationwide moment of reflection to honor those who have died in the coronavirus outbreak

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Man sentenced for bank robberies involving lame disguises

An Illinois man who pleaded guilty in a string of Indiana bank robberies pulled off while he wore wigs and fake beards as disguises has been sentenced to 40 years in prison

Medics at Egypt's main cancer center test positive for virus
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Medics at Egypt's main cancer center test positive for virus

Egyptian officials say at least 17 medics in the country’s main cancer hospital have been quarantined after testing positive for the coronavirus, raising fears the pandemic could prey on health facilities in the Arab world’s most populous country

State unemployment systems tested by surge of applicants
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State unemployment systems tested by surge of applicants

Americans are seeking unemployment benefits at unprecedented levels due to the coronavirus, but many are finding more frustration than relief

AP PHOTOS: Meals for Paris' marginalized amid coronavirus
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AP PHOTOS: Meals for Paris' marginalized amid coronavirus

Amid the coronavirus lockdown in France, charity workers are preparing more than a thousand meals a day for migrants and the homeless on the half-abandoned grounds of a former Paris hospital whose patron saint was devoted to the poor

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Freighters in Great Lakes take precautions against virus

Workers on American and foreign freighters are following new protocols and precautionary measures in the Great Lakes region to prevent the spread of the global coronavirus pandemic that has upended life nationwide