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Truck hauling toilet paper catches fire on Texas interstate

April 1, 2020, 9:55am Nation & World

HUTCHINS, Texas (AP) — A tractor-trailer hauling toilet paper crashed and caught fire near Dallas early Wednesday, spilling the hot commodity all over an interstate. Read story

3 people fatally shot at central Oklahoma convenience store

April 1, 2020, 9:55am Nation & World

BETHANY, Okla. — Three people were killed and one was wounded early Wednesday in a shooting at a convenience store in the Oklahoma City metropolitan area, police said. Read story

Census Day arrives with U.S. almost paralyzed by coronavirus

April 1, 2020, 8:50am Latest News

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Census Day — the date used to reference where a person lives for the once-a-decade count — arrived Wednesday with a nation almost paralyzed by the spread of the novel coronavirus. But census officials vowed the job would be completed by its year-end deadline. Read story

Georgia authorities: Man sought after 3 killed, child taken

April 1, 2020, 8:50am Nation & World

MACON, Ga. — Authorities in Georgia are searching for a man accused of fatally shooting three people in his child’s mother’s family, and then leaving with the child. Read story

Coast Guard: Cruise ships must stay at sea with sick onboard

April 1, 2020, 8:47am Nation & World

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has directed all cruise ships to prepare to treat any sick passengers and crew on board while being sequestered “indefinitely" offshore during the coronavirus pandemic. Read story

Virus deaths in NYC top 1,000 as city prepares for worse

April 1, 2020, 8:44am Nation & World

NEW YORK (AP) — The number of coronavirus deaths in New York state more than doubled in 72 hours to 1,941, and Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that projections show the outbreak worsening through the month. Read story

UN General Assembly to decide on rival COVID-19 resolutions

April 1, 2020, 8:42am Nation & World

UNITED NTIONS — How should the U.N. General Assembly and its 193 member states respond to the coronavirus pandemic? Members have been sent two rival resolutions for consideration — and under new voting rules instituted because the global body isn’t holding meetings, if a single county objects a resolution is defeated. Read story

NATO says its role not hit by virus as Russia drills troops

April 1, 2020, 8:41am Nation & World

BRUSSELS — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday that the organization’s security capabilities have not been diminished by the coronavirus, amid suspicion that Russia might try to use the impact of disease to probe the military alliance’s defenses. Read story

Government stimulus: What you need to do to get your check

April 1, 2020, 6:01am Latest News

The IRS and the Treasury Department say Americans will start receiving their economic impact checks in the next three weeks. Read story

CBO: Trump’s budget would add trillions more to deficit

March 31, 2020, 6:38pm Nation & World

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration’s fiscal 2021 budget request would add $5.4 trillion more to the cumulative 10-year deficit than the White House originally estimated, according to a Congressional Budget Office analysis released Monday. Read story