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A traffic policeman adjusts his mask on a street in Beijing, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020. China's coronavirus death toll on Sunday have surpassed the number of fatalities in the 2002-2003 SARS epidemic, but fewer new cases were reported in a possible sign its spread may be slowing as other nations step up efforts to block the disease. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
AP News
February 09, 2020 - 5:02 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China's virus death toll rose by 89 on Sunday to 811, passing the number of fatalities in the 2002-2003 SARS epidemic, but fewer new cases were reported in a possible sign its spread may be slowing as other nations stepped up efforts to block the disease. Some 2,656 new virus cases...
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Morgue staff a push a trolley with a coffin at a morgue, Korat, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020. Thai officials say a soldier who went on a shooting rampage and killed numerous people and injured dozens of others has been shot dead inside the mall in northeastern Thailand. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
AP News
February 09, 2020 - 3:18 pm
NAKHON RATCHASIMA, Thailand (AP) — Sirirat Kualraksa blinked back tears as the ambulances delivered gurneys bearing cloth-shrouded bodies to the morgue of a public hospital on Sunday, hours after a vengeful Thai soldier killed 29 people and wounded dozens of others in a shopping mall rampage...
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De Blasio State of the City
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
February 06, 2020 - 6:22 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio outlines five areas where he believes New York City needs to improve during his seventh State of the City speech Thursday afternoon.
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Crowds At Biden Rally
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Steve Burns
February 06, 2020 - 1:49 pm
As voters in New Hampshire try to make up their minds ahead of Tuesday’s primary, there is some lobbying going on among friends and family.
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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 10, 2009, file photo, former financier Bernie Madoff exits federal court in Manhattan, in New York. Madoff asked a federal judge Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, to grant him a “compassionate release” from his 150-year prison sentence, saying he has terminal kidney failure and less than 18 months to live. (AP Photo/David Karp, File)
Associated Press
February 05, 2020 - 7:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Epic Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff asked a federal judge Wednesday to grant him a “compassionate release” from his 150-year prison sentence, saying he has terminal kidney failure and less than 18 months to live. Madoff's attorney filed court papers saying the 81-year-old has end-...
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President Donald Trump
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
February 05, 2020 - 4:30 pm
The Republican-led Senate on Wednesday voted to end President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial with acquittals on both charges.
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Pete Buttigieg
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
February 04, 2020 - 5:22 pm
Hours after election night gave way to anger and frustration in Iowa, the state’s Democratic Party released 62% of the caucus results Tuesday evening.
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Rob Serra
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
February 04, 2020 - 1:32 pm
A retired firefighter suffering from a 9/11-related illness will be in the audience when President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union speech Tuesday night.
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Sen. Bernie Sanders Hosts Watch Party On Night Of Iowa Caucus
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
February 03, 2020 - 11:45 pm
Problems with a mobile app appeared to force a delay in reporting the results of the Iowa caucuses Monday, as the campaigns, voters and the media pressed party officials for an explanation and got few answers.
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New Hampshire Election
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Steve Burns
February 03, 2020 - 2:30 pm
As Iowans prepare to caucus on Monday night, voters in New Hampshire say they are feeling pressure to make a decision with the primary just over a week away.
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