Tiger at NYC's Bronx Zoo tests positive for coronavirus, becomes first known case in the world
Tiger at NYC's Bronx Zoo tests positive for coronavirus, becomes first known case in the world

While Malayan tiger Nadia tested positive, six other big cats were also sick after coming in contact with the same worker

Shirley Douglas, actress and mother of Kiefer Sutherland, dies at 86
Shirley Douglas, actress and mother of Kiefer Sutherland, dies at 86

Sutherland announced his mother’s death on Twitter, saying she succumbed to complications surrounding pneumonia. He said it was not related COVID-19

Surgeon General warns US of hardest, saddest week due to coronavirus: 'Our Pearl Harbor moment'
Surgeon General warns US of hardest, saddest week due to coronavirus: 'Our Pearl Harbor moment'

'It’s going to be happening all over the country. And I want America to understand that,' says Jerome Adams

Actress-author Patricia Bosworth, who once starred alongside Audrey Hepburn, dies from coronavirus at 86
Actress-author Patricia Bosworth, who once starred alongside Audrey Hepburn, dies from coronavirus at 86

Patricia Bosworth wrote biographies on several stars including Marlon Brando and Montgomery Clift

Robert F Kennedy's granddaughter and her 8-year-old son feared dead as search turns from 'rescue to recovery'
Robert F Kennedy's granddaughter and her 8-year-old son feared dead as search turns from 'rescue to recovery'

Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean, 40, and her 8-year-old son were paddling a canoe in the Chesapeake Bay on Friday but didn’t return to shore

'Black Widow' gets Fall date thereby delaying MCU Phase 4 as Disney overhauls schedule, 'Mulan' out in July
'Black Widow' gets Fall date thereby delaying MCU Phase 4 as Disney overhauls schedule, 'Mulan' out in July

'Black Widow' took the release date of 'The Eternals,' which now moves to February 21 next year. 'Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings' departs that February date for May 7, 2021

Bill Withers, legendary singer of classics like 'Ain’t No Sunshine' and 'Lean on Me', dies at 81
Bill Withers, legendary singer of classics like 'Ain’t No Sunshine' and 'Lean on Me', dies at 81

The three-time Grammy Award winner, who withdrew from making music in the mid-1980s, died on Monday in Los Angeles from heart complications

Navy fires captain who raised alarm about coronavirus outbreak on aircraft carrier for 'extremely poor judgment'
Navy fires captain who raised alarm about coronavirus outbreak on aircraft carrier for 'extremely poor judgment'

The captain, whose ship has 100 positive cases, was fired by Navy leaders who said he created panic by sending his memo pleading for help to too many people

New York judge orders Tekashi 6ix9ine's immediate release from jail due to his asthma and coronavirus concerns
New York judge orders Tekashi 6ix9ine's immediate release from jail due to his asthma and coronavirus concerns

U.S. District Judge Paul A. Engelmayer cited “a raging and virulent pandemic that has entered federal prisons in New York City” and prosecutors did not oppose the action

New Orleans jazz legend Ellis Marsalis Jr. dies from coronavirus at 85: 'A teacher, a father, and an icon'
New Orleans jazz legend Ellis Marsalis Jr. dies from coronavirus at 85: 'A teacher, a father, and an icon'

The jazz pianist, teacher and patriarch of a New Orleans musical clan, has died after battling pneumonia brought on by the new coronavirus

Ellis Marsalis, jazz legend and patriarch of New Orleans musical family, dies of coronavirus at 85
Ellis Marsalis, jazz legend and patriarch of New Orleans musical family, dies of coronavirus at 85

One of his sons said the patriarch died after battling pneumonia brought on by COVID-19

Man derails LA train near US hospital ship as he believed it was hiding something related to COVID-19 crisis
Man derails LA train near US hospital ship as he believed it was hiding something related to COVID-19 crisis

The train engineer said he was suspicious of the Navy ship Mercy and believed it had an alternate purpose related to COVID-19 or a government takeover, an affidavit states

Magnitude 6.5 earthquake rattles central Idaho, tremors felt as far as Salt Lake City
Magnitude 6.5 earthquake rattles central Idaho, tremors felt as far as Salt Lake City

Idaho region has an earthquake of about this size every 30 or 40 years. The most recent one, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake near Borah Peak in 1983 had killed two children in Challis

Trump warns of 'hell of a bad two weeks' as White House projects 100k to 240k coronavirus deaths in US
Trump warns of 'hell of a bad two weeks' as White House projects 100k to 240k coronavirus deaths in US

Trump called it 'a matter of life and death' for Americans to heed his administration’s guidelines and predicted the country would soon see a 'light at the end of the tunnel'

Andrew Jack, who played General Ematt in 'Star Wars', dies of coronavirus at 76
Andrew Jack, who played General Ematt in 'Star Wars', dies of coronavirus at 76

Jack’s clients for his dialect coaching included Robert Downey Jr and Chris Hemsworth

Tearful NY governor Andrew Cuomo says his brother, CNN anchor Chris Cuomo, has tested positive for coronavirus
Tearful NY governor Andrew Cuomo says his brother, CNN anchor Chris Cuomo, has tested positive for coronavirus

The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus has climbed past 3,500, eclipsing China's official count and with New York as its epicenter things hit close to home for governor Andrew Cuomo

Operator of virus-hit cruise ship begs Florida to allow them to dock and not 'slam the door in their faces'
Operator of virus-hit cruise ship begs Florida to allow them to dock and not 'slam the door in their faces'

The Zaandam’s plans to dock as early as April 1, in Florida are still up in the air but have already been rebuked by local officials and DeSantis, who says health care resources are stretched too thin

Florida megachurch pastor arrested for holding Sunday service, flouting safer-at-home orders amid coronavirus ban
Florida megachurch pastor arrested for holding Sunday service, flouting safer-at-home orders amid coronavirus ban

Pastor Rodney Howard-Browne was charged with unlawful assembly and violation of a public health emergency order

Tomie dePaola, children's author and creator of witch 'Strega Nona', dies at 85
Tomie dePaola, children's author and creator of witch 'Strega Nona', dies at 85

He worked on at least 270 books and nearly 25M copies have been sold worldwide

Joe Diffie, Grammy-winning country singer, dies at 61 due to coronavirus
Joe Diffie, Grammy-winning country singer, dies at 61 due to coronavirus

Diffie, on March 27, announced he had contracted the coronavirus. He died March 29, in Nashville, due to complications from the virus

Krzysztof Penderecki, composer of 'The Shining' and 'Shutter Island', dies at 86
Krzysztof Penderecki, composer of 'The Shining' and 'Shutter Island', dies at 86

Penderecki was best known for his monumental compositions for orchestra and choir, like 'St Luke Passion' and 'Seven Gates of Jerusalem', though his range was much wider

Coronavirus infections top 600,000 globally with new cases stacking up in US and Europe
Coronavirus infections top 600,000 globally with new cases stacking up in US and Europe

The latest landmark came only two days after the world passed half a million infections

Rev Joseph E Lowery, civil rights icon and aide to Martin Luther King Jr, dies at 98
Rev Joseph E Lowery, civil rights icon and aide to Martin Luther King Jr, dies at 98

Lowery, 98, died on Friday at home in Atlanta from natural causes unrelated to the coronavirus outbreak, a statement said

Coronavirus: 2 dozen sailors test positive onboard US Navy aircraft carrier, could be 'sidelined' for days
Coronavirus: 2 dozen sailors test positive onboard US Navy aircraft carrier, could be 'sidelined' for days

The USS Theodore Roosevelt, is one of eleven active aircraft carriers that has seen a spike in COVID-19 cases as over 5000 sailors have been tested so far

'Pickup Man' singer Joe Diffie tests positive for coronavirus, asks fans for some privacy
'Pickup Man' singer Joe Diffie tests positive for coronavirus, asks fans for some privacy

He is under the care of medical professionals and is receiving treatment

Matt Damon and Kate Winslet join hands with 'Contagion' co-stars to raise awareness about coronavirus
Matt Damon and Kate Winslet join hands with 'Contagion' co-stars to raise awareness about coronavirus

The stars of the 2011 thriller have reunited for a series of public service announcements they have filmed to warn about COVID-19

Trump signs $2.2T coronavirus rescue package after House Dems and Reps unite in voice vote: 'No time to dither'
Trump signs $2.2T coronavirus rescue package after House Dems and Reps unite in voice vote: 'No time to dither'

The package would toss a life preserver to a US economy and health care system left flailing by the coronavirus pandemic

Hundreds die in Iran after drinking methanol as army sets up hospital to handle rising cases of coronavirus
Hundreds die in Iran after drinking methanol as army sets up hospital to handle rising cases of coronavirus

Word of fake remedies has spread across social media in Iran, where many are deeply suspicious of the government after it initially downplayed the crisis

Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus as pandemic tightens its grip on the world
Boris Johnson tests positive for coronavirus as pandemic tightens its grip on the world

Downing Street said the British prime minister is self-isolating and continuing to lead the country's response to COVID-19

US overtakes China, now has highest number of coronavirus cases in the world with over 85,000 infected
US overtakes China, now has highest number of coronavirus cases in the world with over 85,000 infected

The US passed China with more than 85,000 cases while Italy also exceeded 80,000, the three countries accounting for almost half of the world's infections from the new virus

'Iron Man 2' actor Keith Middlebrook arrested for offering fake coronavirus cure in California
'Iron Man 2' actor Keith Middlebrook arrested for offering fake coronavirus cure in California

Middlebrook, 53, claimed he had developed pills that would prevent COVID-19 infections and an injectable drug that would cure those already suffering from the virus, prosecutors said

Fred 'Curly' Neal, Harlem Globetrotters' dribbling wizard and TV star, dies at 77
Fred 'Curly' Neal, Harlem Globetrotters' dribbling wizard and TV star, dies at 77

He was a key player during the Globetrotters' most popular era in the ‘70s and ’80s, appearing on TV shows and specials like 'The Ed Sullivan Show,' 'Love Boat' and 'Gilligan's Island'

Meghan lands first post-Megxit job, will narrate Disney's nature film on journey of elephant family
Meghan lands first post-Megxit job, will narrate Disney's nature film on journey of elephant family

The documentary, named 'Elephant', will be released on Disney+

Justice Department doesn't want trans athletes to be treated as girls while competing in female sports events
Justice Department doesn't want trans athletes to be treated as girls while competing in female sports events

The department's argument comes in a suit filed by three female runners who claim they have been deprived of wins, state titles and athletic opportunities by being forced to compete against transgender athletes

US deaths top 1,000 as senate unanimously passes $2.2 trillion coronavirus rescue package
US deaths top 1,000 as senate unanimously passes $2.2 trillion coronavirus rescue package

Worldwide, the death toll climbed past 21,297. The number of dead in the US rose to 1,041 as of March 25, with nearly 70,000 infections

New Zealand mosque attack: Brenton Tarrant pleads guilty to murder and terrorism, 8 months after denying charges
New Zealand mosque attack: Brenton Tarrant pleads guilty to murder and terrorism, 8 months after denying charges

Many had feared Australian white supremacist Brenton Harrison Tarrant would try to use his trial as a platform to promote his views. He had previously pleaded not guilty to all charges

Tony Awards, scheduled for June 7, postponed due to coronavirus
Tony Awards, scheduled for June 7, postponed due to coronavirus

The virus has forced all 41 Broadway theaters to shut down and caused turmoil in the Tony schedule

Coronavirus: White House, Senate agree on $2 trillion stimulus package to save falling US economy
Coronavirus: White House, Senate agree on $2 trillion stimulus package to save falling US economy

The economic rescue package would give direct payments to most Americans, expand unemployment benefits and provide a $367 billion program for small businesses to keep making payroll

Potential coronavirus treatment granted rare disease status but experts warn about 'affordability' of drug
Potential coronavirus treatment granted rare disease status but experts warn about 'affordability' of drug

Experts warn that the status of 'rare diseases' could block supplies of the antiviral medication remdesivir from generic drug manufacturers and prove quite profitable for Gilead Sciences

'Master Class' playwright Terrence McNally passes away at 81 from coronavirus complications
'Master Class' playwright Terrence McNally passes away at 81 from coronavirus complications

One of America’s great playwrights, McNally has won multiple Tony Awards for his plays

Greta Thunberg says she has recovered from coronavirus after she went on self-quarantine following mild symptoms
Greta Thunberg says she has recovered from coronavirus after she went on self-quarantine following mild symptoms

Thunberg had said that she and her father showed mild symptoms after they returned from Europe

Canceled SXSW announces winners as 'S—house' wins big: Here's the full list of films which won over the jury
Canceled SXSW announces winners as 'S—house' wins big: Here's the full list of films which won over the jury

South by Southwest was one of the first major gatherings canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic

Asterix creator Albert Uderzo who took the spirit of the Gauls worldwide dies at 92
Asterix creator Albert Uderzo who took the spirit of the Gauls worldwide dies at 92

The French press quoted family members as saying that Uderzo died of a heart attack in the Paris suburb of Neuilly

Broadway actress Ruthie Ann Miles pregnant two years after losing her daughter and unborn child in a crash
Broadway actress Ruthie Ann Miles pregnant two years after losing her daughter and unborn child in a crash

The Tony-winner shared on Twitter Saturday that she is due this spring

Rand Paul becomes first senator to test positive for coronavirus, 2 other GOP leaders go into quarantine
Rand Paul becomes first senator to test positive for coronavirus, 2 other GOP leaders go into quarantine

Paul, an eye surgeon, went into quarantine on March 22, after learning his results. He said he has not had symptoms and was tested out of an abundance of caution due to his extensive travel and events

Coronavirus: Governors urge feds for more economic aid and testing, say 'there aren’t enough'
Coronavirus: Governors urge feds for more economic aid and testing, say 'there aren’t enough'

The nation's governors are continuing to press the federal government for economic help and supplies to battle the coronavirus, but governors say they're still waiting

Trump wants US reopen for business in weeks, says continued closure a 'far bigger problem' than coronavirus
Trump wants US reopen for business in weeks, says continued closure a 'far bigger problem' than coronavirus

'We have to open our country because that causes problems that, in my opinion, could be far bigger problems', he said

Texas moves to ban most abortions due to coronavirus as it deems surgery 'non essential'
Texas moves to ban most abortions due to coronavirus as it deems surgery 'non essential'

Failure to comply with the order can result in penalties of up to $1,000 or 180 days of jail time

Coronavirus: Shinzo Abe says IOC agrees '100%' that Tokyo Olympics should be postponed to 2021
Coronavirus: Shinzo Abe says IOC agrees '100%' that Tokyo Olympics should be postponed to 2021

Abe held telephone talks with IOC president Thomas Bach after the committee said that it would make a decision on the Tokyo Games over the next four weeks

Woody Allen's controversial memoir 'Apropos of Nothing' drops quietly amid coronavirus mayhem in US
Woody Allen's controversial memoir 'Apropos of Nothing' drops quietly amid coronavirus mayhem in US

The 400-page book was released Monday by Arcade Publishing after the previous publisher refused to release it following widespread criticism

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