President Trump said he might prohibit travel in and out of the New York area to limit the spread of the coronavirus from its U.S. epicenter, but the state's governor dubbed the idea "anti-American" and said he would not cooperate.
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North Korea launches apparent ballistic missiles into ocean
North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the ocean off its east coast on Sunday, military officials in South Korea and Japan said, the latest in an unprecedented flurry of launches this month.
New York's Cuomo postpones primary election as coronavirus cases keep growing
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Saturday he was postponing the state's April 28 presidential primary to June 23 as its number of coronavirus cases climbed to 52,318 and deaths to 728.
With eye on election, Trump in high-stakes balancing act over coronavirus response
President Donald Trump offered a preview of his re-election campaign playbook last year when he visited the building site of a multi-billion-dollar cracking unit in western Pennsylvania, hailed as one of the largest construction projects in the country.
Exclusive: Amazon entices warehouse employees to grocery unit with higher pay
Amazon.com Inc is offering higher pay to recruit its own warehouse employees to pick and pack Whole Foods groceries amid rising demand and a worker shortage, according to an internal document reviewed by Reuters.
Coronavirus-hit ship granted permission to pass through Panama Canal
A cruise ship stuck off Panama's Pacific coast after four passengers died and more than 130 others developed influenza-like symptoms, including at least two with the coronavirus, will be allowed to proceed through the Panama Canal, the government said on Saturday.
America's civil rights leader Joseph Lowery dies, aged 98
The Reverend Joseph Lowery, a key ally of Martin Luther King in the U.S. civil rights movement of the 1960s, died late on Friday at the age of 98, his family said in a statement.
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