Fiat Chrysler recalls vehicles to fix backup camera displays

Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 365,000 vehicles mainly in North America because the rear view camera image can stay illuminated longer than allowed

Acting Navy Secretary Resigns After Calling…

Capt. Brett Crozier was relieved of command after he shared a memo detailing his concerns about COVID-19 spreading on his ship.

A Lot of New Yorkers Are Dying at Home. That's a…

New York City's coronavirus death toll exceeded 4,000 on Tuesday—eclipsing the number killed at the World Trade Center on 9/11 by more than 1,000—but that number could be hugely undercounting the true number of deaths related to COVID-19. That's because, as Gothamist puts it, a "staggering"...

Storms erupt across Michigan

Lightning flashed in the sky in Moline, Michigan, as thunderstorms passed through on April 7.

Authorities: Suspect in Tennessee stabbing was…

Authorities in Tennessee say a man who fatally stabbed three employees and wounded a customer at a travel center was a truck driver from North Carolina

Car Insurers Are Giving Americans Their Money Back

"Less driving means fewer accidents," says Allstate CEO Tom Wilson, whose company is giving refunds to millions of American drivers with nowhere to go. Allstate says it is giving $600 million back to customers after a steep drop in car accidents amid coronavirus prevention lockdowns, the BBC reports. The company,...

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Today in History for April 8th

Highlights on this day in history: Funeral of Pope John Paul II; Pablo Picasso dies at 91; Teen aids patient Ryan White dies at 18; Hank Aaron hits 715th home run; Kurt Cobain found dead in home from self-inflicted gunshot wound. (April 8)

5 things to know today - that aren't about the…

Here are a few things to know about the day’s nonvirus news from The Associated Press

Crew Member On USNS Comfort Tests Positive For…

The crew member did not have any contact with patients and is now being isolated on the U.S. Navy hospital ship.

Heading to the Store in LA? You'll Soon Need a…

Visiting or working at an essential business in Los Angeles? You'll probably need to be wearing a face covering. LA Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the order Tuesday night, explaining, "Cover up, save a life—it’s that simple." Starting Friday, residents must wear a mask, bandanna, or something else that covers...

Psychologist offers mental health advice for…

In a daily dose of sunshine, Dr. Erik Fisher, PhD offers advice on how your mental health relates to your online "diet" during the coronavirus pandemic.

Global shares mostly lower amid worries on…

Global shares are mostly down amid continuing uncertainty over the toll the coronavirus outbreak may exact on the world's economies

The Ominous Day in the US: April 16

Here's what hasn't changed, according to a well-regarded coronavirus forecasting model: April 16 is still slated to be an ominous day for the US—the one in which the daily death rate peaks at 3,130 deaths. But the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) is...

ShowBiz Minute: Prine, R Kelly, Fitness

Celebrated singer-songwriter John Prine has died at 73; Judge: R Kelly must remain locked up amid coronavirus crisis; Celebrities are still keeping up with their fitness goals behind closed doors. (April 8)

Census sends paper forms to laggards as Midwest…

If you’re a census slacker and haven’t yet filled out the form for the 2020 head count, the federal government is trying another way to get in touch with you

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Army Pauses Sending Recruits To Basic Training…

The delay — which is scheduled to last at least two weeks — does not affect recruits who have already started their basic training.

Coronavirus Is Hitting One Community Particularly…

As researchers scramble to get a firmer handle on the coronavirus toll, one aspect of the illness is coming into focus: It's hitting black communities around the nation disproportionately hard. A stew of medical and sociological factors appears to be at play, and there's a growing call for the feds...

Neighborhood hit with gusty wind and heavy rain

Storms moving through Virginia brought sheets of rain and wind to this neighborhood in Manassas on April 7.

Massive effort to get Los Angeles homeless into…

Los Angeles has embarked on an unprecedented effort to bring thousands of homeless people off the streets and into hotels to protect the most vulnerable as the coronavirus continues to spread

Cuomo Has Good News, Bad News on Coronavirus

New York state's coronavirus death tolls has been flattening in recent days, but it jumped to its highest total yet on Tuesday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the state recorded 731 new deaths since Monday, well above the roughly 600 deaths of the previous two days, reports the Daily News . “Behind...

US hospital doctor offers glimpse of virus battle

A doctor on the front lines of New York City's coronavirus outbreak gave a rare glimpse into how hospitals are coping with the emergency. (April 7)

Hawaii mayor to arrested Florida man: 'Covidiot'

A mayor in Hawaii has a choice word for the Florida man accused of trying to flout Hawaii’s traveler quarantine: “covidiot.”

Livestreaming Funerals: Is This The New Norm?

Funeral home directors say livestreaming services has spiked amid the pandemic.

Dad Whose Kids Died in Flood Charged With…

The parents of two kids killed in an Arizona flash flood in November have been hit with charges after those children, plus one of their young nieces, all drowned in the floodwaters. A spokesman for the Gila County Sheriff's Office confirmed to People that Daniel Rawlings was charged with three...

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Ferocious hail hits Wisconsin

Grafton, Wisconsin, was hit with some heavy hail on Tuesday, April 7.

Pandemic deals blow to plastic bag bans, plastic…

Just weeks ago, cities and even states across the U.S. were busy banning straws, limiting takeout containers and requiring shoppers to bring reusable bags or pay a small fee

Navy Boss Stood by His Attack on Captain—for a…

As of Monday, acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly was standing by his attack on the fired captain of a Navy aircraft carrier who'd warned about COVID-19 spreading on his ship in a letter leaked to the media. "I stand by every word I said, even, regrettably any profanity that may...