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FILE - This Jan. 31, 2017, file photo, shows the entrance to SeaWorld, in Orlando, Fla. SeaWorld Entertainment is furloughing 90% of its workers because the novel coronavirus had forced the company to close its 12 theme parks. The employees will be paid through the beginning of next week. After next week, the workers will be off without pay for an uncertain time, the Orlando-based company said Friday, March 27, 2020, in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)
SeaWorld furloughs 90% of workers because of virus crisisThe coronavirus outbreak continues to shake up the business world
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this March 13, 2017, file photo, visitors get ready to tour Graceland in Memphis, Tenn. Elvis Presley's Graceland is closing in response to the coronavirus outbreak, Friday, March 20, 2020.(AP Photo/Beth J. Harpaz)
Music fest, barbecue contest in Memphis are rescheduled Tourism officials in Memphis, Tennessee, say the Beale Street Music Festival and the World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest have been rescheduled for the fall after being postponed by the new coronavirus outbreak
The Associated Press4 hours ago
70M Americans Face Severe Weather ForecastGood thing Americans have nothing else to worry about—because severe storms that might include hail and tornadoes are forecast for a good swath of the country on Saturday, CNN reports. "Over 70 million Americans face the threat of severe weather today, with the greatest threat for a significant weather...
Newser4 hours ago
FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2012, file photo, snow covers the entrance sign to Glacier National Park in West Glacier, Mont. Three more of America's most popular national parks have closed their gates as pressure mounts on superintendents to prevent crowded trails that could lead to more spread of the coronavirus even as the Trump administration sticks to its decision to waive entrance fees at the parks. Glacier in Montana and Arches and Canyonlands in Utah announced their decisions to close Friday, March 27, 2020, just days after several other well-known parks such as Yellowstone, Grand Teton and the Great Smoky Mountains did the same. (AP Photo/Matt Volz, File)
3 more national parks close to prevent coronavirus spreadThree more of America's most popular national parks have closed their gates as pressure mounts on superintendents to prevent crowded trails that could lead to more spread of the coronavirus even as the Trump administration sticks to its decision to waive entrance fees at the parks
The Associated Press5 hours ago
His Grisly Death Couldn't Have Been Accidental. What Was It?"There was no plausible way for a worker to accidentally fall into the vat." So writes Amber Hunt for the Cincinnati Enquirer in a lengthy piece about the 1984 death of David Bocks. He worked—and died—at Ohio's Fernald Feed Materials Productions Center, whose bland name masked the secretive...
Newser5 hours ago
A cell phone is used to live stream mass by Archbishop Paul D. Etienne at St. James Cathedral, the Cathedral for the Catholic Archdiocese of Seattle, where open masses have been suspended because of the coronavirus outbreak, Saturday, March 28, 2020, in Seattle. The church remains open for people to sit in the sanctuary in the mornings and is live streaming a mass every morning. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
What you need to know today about the virus outbreakPresident Donald Trump is raising the idea of what he's calling a quarantine involving New York and parts of New Jersey and Connecticut
The Associated Press5 hours ago
The National Guard Seeks Fleeing New YorkersNew Yorkers seeking refuge in Rhode Island might want to think again. The state's police and National Guard are pulling over drivers with New York plates, and knocking on doors for recent travelers from the Empire State—America's epicenter for the coronavirus outbreak, NBC News reports. Such visitors are told...
Newser6 hours ago
New York governor delays state's presidential primary from April to JuneNew York governor delays state's presidential primary from April to June
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Amazon Delivery Guy Seen Spitting on BoxSpitting, a criminal act? Maybe for an Amazon delivery worker who was caught spitting on a package amid the coronavirus pandemic, TMZ reports. Video shows him leaving his mark Thursday on a box outside a duplex in the Hancock Park area of Los Angeles. The unidentified worker is seen putting...
Newser7 hours ago
FILE - In this March 28, 2018 file photo, a North Atlantic right whale feeds on the surface of Cape Cod bay off the coast of Plymouth, Mass. Ship strikes are one of the biggest causes of mortality for large whales, and scientists say the problem is getting worse because of the warming of the oceans.  (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)
Whales face more fatal ship collisions as waters warmScientists say the world's largest whales face increased risk of death from ship strikes as waters warm
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Roughly 33K Americans Still Can't Get HomeSome 33,000 Americans are still struggling to get back home amid the growing coronavirus pandemic, NBC News reports. Some 15,440 have already returned, but so many are stuck abroad that some are just planning to stay until the pandemic is over. "In some places, people have decided they're...
Newser8 hours ago
FILE - This Friday, March 20, 2020 file photo shows a closed sign near an entrance to a playground at an elementary school in Walpole, Mass., amid the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Child welfare agencies in the U.S. have a difficult mission in the best of times, and now they're scrambling to confront new challenges during the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
Coronavirus roils every segment of US child welfare systemChild welfare agencies across the United States are scrambling to confront new challenges arising because of the coronavirus outbreak
The Associated Press8 hours ago
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