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Zoom Hid Security Flaws: ShareholderShares in videoconferencing app Zoom hit record highs at the end of last month as COVID-19 forced people to work and socialize from home. Then came the drop, coinciding with concerns about " zoombombing " and other security and privacy issues. Another drop in stock price came Tuesday, with shares closing at...
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Cats, dogs, Quillie the hedgehog source of comfort in crisisWhether dog, cat or, yes, a hedgehog named Quillie Nelson, pets are proving themselves to be just what the doctor ordered in lockdown
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In this March 28, 2020, photo, tomatoes sit on the vine ready to pick in a DiMare field in Homestead, Fla. Florida leads the U.S. in harvesting tomatoes, green beans, cabbage and peppers this time of year. While some of the crops are meant for grocery stores, many farmers cater solely to the so-called food service market — restaurants, schools and theme parks — hit hard as cities and states have ordered people to stay home and avoid others during the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Coronavirus claims an unexpected victim: Florida vegetablesThousands of acres of fruits and vegetables grown in Florida are being plowed over or left to rot because farmers can't sell to restaurants, theme parks or schools nationwide that have closed because of the coronavirus
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Cops: Doctor Strangled Teen in Social Distancing DisputeA doctor has been arrested in Kentucky after a video allegedly showed him shoving a group of teenage girls, and putting his hands around one teen's neck, in a dispute over social distancing. John Rademaker, a Louisville-area physician, was arrested and charged Tuesday with strangulation and three counts of harassment...
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In this April 6, 2020, photo, shoes that are not allowed inside sit outside the door to Associated Press journalist Janelle Cogan's Atlanta home. Her boyfriend is an essential worker in the transportation sector, and because he's not able to work from home in the coronavirus outbreak, they take precautions, including leaving some belongings outside when he comes back in the evenings. (AP Photo/Janelle Cogan)
VIRUS DIARY: Life with an essential worker is a daily danceMany essential workers are still going to the workplace every day while millions of Americans work from home or have lost their jobs
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Stocks are opening modestly higher on Wall Street following weakness in Europe and Asia amid questions over virus tollStocks are opening modestly higher on Wall Street following weakness in Europe and Asia amid questions over virus toll
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Arkansas State University student injured in campus shootingArkansas State University was placed on lockdown for several hours after a student was shot in the leg in a parking lot of a campus apartment complex
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When Will Kids Go Back to School? Fauci PredictsThe White House coronavirus task force press briefings have become an almost daily occurrence, and Americans often look to hearing Dr. Anthony Fauci speak about his expectations on when to expect relief from the virus and its associated restrictions. Parents in particular have a pressing question amid all the school...
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Big Ben's clock tower and the London Eye ferris wheel stand in the distance as the area around Royal Festival Hall is very quiet in London, Wednesday, April 8, 2020. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
What you need to know today about the virus outbreakAfter 76 days in lockdown, the Chinese city at the heart of the global pandemic reopened Wednesday
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A woman frets as she drops paperwork she was given after being tested for COVID-19 at Elmhurst Hospital Center during the current coronavirus outbreak, Tuesday, April 7, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
Mayor says virus has hit black, Hispanic New Yorkers hardNew York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says the city’s death toll from the coronavirus has been disproportionately high in black and Hispanic communities
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Prize-winning reporter writes book on Melania Trump A Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for The Washington Post has written an unauthorized biography of first lady Melania Trump
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WeWork Sues Erstwhile Buyer Over 'Buyer's Remorse'WeWork is suing the Japanese bank that offered to save it from insolvency before backing out of a $3 billion stock takeover . In a lawsuit filed Tuesday, the special committee of WeWork's board said SoftBank and CEO Masayoshi Son took "desperate" actions to back out of the tender offer agreed...
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