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Chicago ER doctor explains why coronavirus pandemic "scares" him


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 09:15:09 -0400

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"I deal with gunshots every day and trauma and crazy stuff and this is the only thing that scares me," said emergency room doctor, Dr. Scott Samlan. He and his colleagues at Mount Sinai Hospital on Chicago's west side have been on the front lines battling the coronavirus pandemic with the limited supplies they have, even being forced to make their own masks to make up for the supply shortage. He speaks to David Begnaud about the struggles he and his fellow colleagues are facing as the crisis deepens.

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Coronavirus updates: Deadliest day yet puts U.S. COVID-19 toll over 4,000


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 09:14:24 -0400

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Globally the disease has claimed more than 42,000 lives, and the White House says it could kill more than 200,000 in America alone.

Read more: Coronavirus updates: Deadliest day yet puts U.S. COVID-19 toll over 4,000


Eye Opener at 8: New York prepares more hospital beds for pandemic


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 09:04:55 -0400

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A look at what we've been covering on "CBS This Morning."

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California Governor Gavin Newsom touts state's "early action" on coronavirus


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 09:03:35 -0400

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California Governor Gavin Newsom sits down with CBS News' Anna Werner to discuss the state's latest tally of over 8,500 reported coronavirus cases. Newsom credited the state's "early actions" for the number, low compared to New York's 76,000 confirmed cases. What he is worried most about, Newsom revealed, was public fatigue over social distancing guidelines pushing people to brush them off, possibly lengthening the pandemic as a result.

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American workers speak out on life after coronavirus layoffs


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 09:03:34 -0400

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The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis estimates that about 47 million workers could lose their jobs as companies affected by the coronavirus cut staff. Tony Dokoupil speaks to American workers who have been cut from their jobs, many who say they are not surprised by their job loss but still need to find a way to pay their bills.

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South African forces take aggressive measures to enforce coronavirus precautions


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 08:58:36 -0400

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South Africa is reporting over 1,300 confirmed coronavirus cases, making it the hardest-hit African country so far. In the township of Alexandra in Johannesburg, one of the nation's poorest communities, security forces fire rubber bullets at those defying orders to stay at home. Debora Patta speaks to a resident who highlighted the struggle of remaining indoors while living in a one-room house with six people.

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Dr. Agus calls on federal government to strengthen coronavirus precautions


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 08:46:50 -0400

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The White House coronavirus task force warned Americans in a press conference that anywhere between 100,000 to 240,000 people could likely die before the pandemic is over. Dr. David Agus credited social distancing guidelines as the reason the number isn't higher, yet said more could be done. He called on the federal government to strengthen mandates to keep people following the guidelines set by the White House during an appearance on "CBS This Morning."

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New York compared to "disaster zone" as coronavirus crisis deepens


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 08:46:49 -0400

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New York is reporting over 76,000 confirmed coronavirus cases, remaining the epicenter of the U.S.'s outbreak. Over 1,700 New York residents have died of the illness. Hospitals across the city say their ICUs are nearly full as Governor Andrew Cuomo warns the worst may still be three weeks away. Mola Lenghi reports from the Navy hospital ship, the USS Comfort, which is docked outside of New York City.

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Restaurant raises money to feed health care workers


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 08:44:48 -0400

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Buying a meal from the restaurant could help save the family business – and feed front-line health care workers at the same time.

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"Star Wars" actor Andrew Jack dies of coronavirus


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 08:38:04 -0400

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The actor also worked as a dialect coach for actors such as Robert Downey Jr. and Chris Hemsworth.

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Trump shifts tone with grim coronavirus warnings


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 08:30:33 -0400

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President Trump's coronavirus task force shared grim projections for the country's future amid the coronavirus crisis, estimating that 100,000 to 240,000 Americans could die before the crisis is over. The tone of the press conference marks a stark departure from Mr. Trump's previous media appearances, where he mostly touted the success of his administration's response. Weijia Jiang is at the White House where she breaks down the president's latest message.

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Watch live: Coronavirus Task Force gives update on response


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 08:06:55 -0400

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President Trump has painted a sobering picture of the toll the virus is expected to take on the country.

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Church packed for services again despite charges against pastor


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 08:06:32 -0400

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Pastor of Life Tabernacle Church, near Baton Rouge, Louisiana was already hit with misdemeanor counts for defying state gatherings ban amid pandemic. Some protesters turned out, as well.

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Dozens in California nursing home hit with COVID-19 and 2 have died


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 07:58:27 -0400

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Six staff members of the Cedar Mountain Post Acute Rehabilitation in Yucaipa, east of L.A., have also tested positive

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Watch live: New York Governor Cuomo gives coronavirus update


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 07:34:54 -0400

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More than 75,000 cases have been confirmed in the state, which is the U.S. epicenter of the virus outbreak.

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Trump rule could kill "billions of birds," ex-wildlife chief says


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 07:14:11 -0400

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The Trump administration is moving to scale back criminal enforcement of a law protecting most American wild bird species.

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"I heard the roar": Strong earthquake rocks central Idaho


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 05:07:59 -0400

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The 6.5 temblor was felt in a wide region but there were no early reports of injuries or damage. One seismologist called it a once in 30 or 40 year event.

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Coronavirus updates from March 31, 2020


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 05:02:37 -0400

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The White House projects 100,000 to 240,000 people could die in the U.S., even with social distancing measures.

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Health care workers show faces bruised by protective gear


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 02:31:55 -0400

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"I feel broken — and we are only at the start," one doctor wrote.

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Faults in FBI surveillance applications went beyond Page, watchdog finds


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 01:46:15 -0400

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Justice Department inspector general Michael Horowitz reviewed 29 surveillance applications submitted to FISA and found issues with the underlying documentation in all 29.

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Federal prisons will confine inmates to cells for 14 days


Created: Wed, 01 Apr 2020 00:12:46 -0400

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The bureau holds 146,000 inmates across 122 facilities nationwide.

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3/31: CBS Evening News


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 23:46:50 -0400

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U.S. health care workers demand resources as coronavirus worsens; U.S. Army Field Band still plays during pandemic

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Restaurants and bars lost a total of $25 billion so far due to coronavirus


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 23:40:54 -0400

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With restaurants and bars across the country closed or limited to takeout service, the industry has lost an estimated $25 billion in sales in the first three weeks of March. Adriana Diaz reports.

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Defense Secretary Mark Esper on coronavirus' impact on U.S. military


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 23:13:07 -0400

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Nearly 700 active duty military members have tested positive for coronavirus and the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt is experiencing an outbreak. Defense Secretary Mark Esper joins "CBS Evening News" with his assessment.

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U.S. Army Field Band still plays during pandemic


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 23:08:50 -0400

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Concert halls have gone dark all over the world, but the coronavirus could not silence the U.S. Army Field Band. David Martin reports.

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2 anti-transgender bills signed into law in Idaho


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 23:03:00 -0400

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Governor Brad Little's move makes his state the first to go that far among states that introduced 40 such measures this year.

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Defense Secretary discusses military's fight against coronavirus


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 22:14:00 -0400

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Defense Secretary Mark Esper spoke with "CBS Evening News" to discuss the U.S. military's fight against coronavirus.

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Trump predicts "hell of a bad two weeks" ahead


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 21:49:00 -0400

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The White House projects at least 100,000 Americans will die from COVID-19.

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EPA cites COVID-19 as reason to suspend regulation of polluters


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 20:58:00 -0400

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"The administration should be giving its all toward making our country healthier right now. Instead, it is taking advantage of an unprecedented public health crisis," said former EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy.

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Lawmakers call on ICE to free more immigrants amid pandemic


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 20:13:27 -0400

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A federal judge said not releasing sick immigrants could lead to "unconscionable and possibly barbaric result."

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Coronavirus death toll at Maryland nursing home rises to 5


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 19:51:54 -0400

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One man in his 90s with underlying health problems died Saturday evening at the nursing home, health officials said.

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Americans facing financial struggles as April bills loom


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 19:48:35 -0400

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There are signs that an already crippled economy may get even worse. Investment bank Goldman Sachs estimates that unemployment in the U.S. will explode to 15% by the end of June, and that the U.S. gross domestic product will drop as much as 34%. Mark Strassmann has a closer look.

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Health officials clarify guidelines on wearing face masks


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 19:48:35 -0400

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The Center for Disease Control is taking steps to clarify the confusion over whether the general public should wear face masks or not. Dean Reynolds has the details.

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Nurse helps family say goodbye through FaceTime


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 19:37:06 -0400

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Hospitalized with coronavirus, a nurse held her hand and patted her head — offering the physical comfort her family couldn't.

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Coronavirus takes deadly toll as hospitals become overwhelmed


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 19:32:33 -0400

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As the coronavirus continues to surge across the U.S., health care workers are pleading for resources used to help save patients and to save themselves. Makeshift morgues and hospitals have become common protocol. Mola Lenghi has the latest.

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Trump and top health officials urge Americans to social distance


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 19:32:33 -0400

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President Trump and top health officials are urging Americans to stay away from each other because it could be the difference between life and death. The president announced tougher guidelines aimed at flattening the curve of coronavirus cases. Weijia Jiang reports.

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"CBS Evening News" headlines for Tuesday, March 31, 2020


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 18:51:30 -0400

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Here's a look at the top stories making headlines on the "CBS Evening News with Norah O'Donnell."

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2020 Daily Trail Markers: Campaigns get creative as fundraising deadline looms


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 18:43:14 -0400

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It's the last day of the first quarter, which means candidates are facing FEC fundraising deadlines while navigating the growing financial hardships caused by the coronavirus pandemic​.

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A week before primary, Wisconsin faces poll worker shortage


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 18:34:55 -0400

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Jurisdictions say they're short almost 7,000 poll workers.

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Students "looking for guidance on how to cope" with pandemic


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 18:32:53 -0400

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Coronavirus school closures are forcing over 55 million students in the U.S. from Kindergarten through 12th grade to learn from home. The mass shut downs are disrupting teachers' lesson plans and even pose a problem for students who may not have internet access. Julie Lythcott-Haims, CBS News contributor and author of "How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Over Parenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success" joins "CBS This Morning" to talk about how the virus precautions could leave some school-age kids behind.

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Dog helps deliver groceries to quarantined neighbor


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 18:27:22 -0400

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This very good boy helps a neighbor in need by retrieving her grocery list then delivering her food.

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3/30: CBS Evening News


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 17:56:35 -0400

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New York expands hospital capacity as more states lock down; CBS News mourns loss of colleague Maria Mercader

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Mark Meadows officially enters chief of staff job amid national crisis


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 17:53:16 -0400

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Mark Meadows has officially resigned from Congress, and began his first official day on the job Monday.

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Amazon fires worker who organized warehouse walkout


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 17:53:00 -0400

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New York City mayor and New York state Attorney General say they'll investigate if the firing was retaliatory.

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Stocks suffer their worst quarter since 2008


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 17:38:00 -0400

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"This is the fastest move in history from an all-time high to a bear market," one finance pro commented.

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How to apply for a small business stimulus loan


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 16:49:00 -0400

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Companies with 500 or fewer workers that have been hurt by the pandemic are eligible for loans to cover payroll and bills.

Read more: How to apply for a small business stimulus loan


Coronavirus updates from March 30, 2020


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 16:46:54 -0400

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo issued a nationwide call to doctors and nurses to join what he called the "front lines" of the war on COVID-19.

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Mnuchin says checks from coronavirus bill coming "within 3 weeks"


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 16:46:41 -0400

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As part of the stimulus package passed by Congress last week, Americans who make up to $75,000 will receive $1,200 checks, plus $500 per child.

Read more: Mnuchin says checks from coronavirus bill coming "within 3 weeks"


Navy captain pleads for help as coronavirus sweeps through aircraft carrier


Created: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 14:25:00 -0400

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Captain Brett Crozier sent an urgent letter to the Navy with aggressive measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 among the crew of the aircraft carrier.

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Trump's team


Created: Mon, 09 Mar 2020 14:16:00 -0400

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A look at President Donald Trump's cabinet and inner circle

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