Coronavirus Special Features

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump watch as the U.S. Army Golden Knights Parachute Team descend during a "Salute to America" event on the South Lawn of the White House, Saturday, July 4, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
WBEN Newsroom
July 04, 2020 - 11:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — On a day meant for unity and celebration, President Donald Trump vowed to “safeguard our values” from enemies within — leftists, looters, agitators, he said — in a Fourth of July speech packed with all the grievances and combativeness of his political rallies. Trump watched...
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Nurse Tanya Markos administers a coronavirus test on patient Ricardo Sojuel at a mobile COVID-19 testing unit, Thursday, July 2, 2020, in Lawrence, Mass. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
WBEN Newsroom
July 02, 2020 - 7:15 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Four U.S. states — Arizona, California, Florida and Texas — reported a combined 25,000 new confirmed coronavirus cases Thursday as the infection curve rose in 40 of the 50 states heading into the July Fourth holiday weekend. With the number of daily confirmed...
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FC Buffalo's Change Kit
FC Buffalo
Brian Mazurowski
July 02, 2020 - 4:55 am
“We saw a lot of sports teams make statements, and that’s good,” Mendola said. “We knew we had some time with our season being suspended to address it in a more proper manner… What we learned is there are a lot of people in the white and minority community that will benefit from discussion.”
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Customers dine outside Dudley's, Monday, June 22, 2020, in New York. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he is delaying the planned resumption of indoor dining at restaurants in the city out of fear it would ignite a a spike in coronavirus infections. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
WBEN Newsroom
July 01, 2020 - 2:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Indoor dining at New York City restaurants will be delayed out of fear it would cause a spike in coronavirus infections, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday. De Blasio, a Democrat, said he was concerned that if the city welcomed diners back into the enclosed...
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Eldis Sula
June 30, 2020 - 1:48 pm
While many people are aware of the stimulus checks from the CARES Act which are still being issued this month, there are other ways to access financial help during COVID-19. These are some of the options that might still be available to you.
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Tarrah Gibbons
June 30, 2020 - 1:48 pm
Is it possible to contract both coronavirus and the flu at once? Experts weigh in on whether or not people can have the two illnesses at the same time.
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Eldis Sula
June 30, 2020 - 1:43 pm
Millions of Americans are wondering where they face the highest risk of contracting coronavirus. These are public places ranked for their infection risk level, according to experts polled by MLive.
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Maryvale High School. August 2019. WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
The survey shows 68% of those who responded agree that school should resume as normal this fall with new procedures to reduce the spread of Coronavirus. Just 21.6% believe a hybrid approach of in-person and distance learning should be used.
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Governor Andrew Cuomo
Governor Andrew Cuomo wears a mask during a briefing/Governor's Office
WBEN Newsroom
June 29, 2020 - 8:37 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — New York's Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday called on President Donald Trump to sign an executive order requiring people to wear a mask in public and to “lead by example” by wearing one himself. “We did it two months ago in this state,” said Cuomo, a Democrat, adding that other...
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This combination photo shows Chris Janson at the iHeartCountry Festival in Austin, Texas on May 4, 2019, left, and Chase Rice at the 54th annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas on April 7, 2019. Musicians and fans alike are criticizing country artists like Janson and Rice who performed at outdoor concerts this weekend where social media pictures showed large crowds without masks. Rice performed in front of a large crowd in Tennessee and Janson performed at an outdoor festival in Idaho. (AP Photo)
WBEN Newsroom
June 29, 2020 - 7:20 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Fellow musicians and fans alike are criticizing country artists who performed at outdoor concerts this weekend where social media pictures showed large, tight crowds without masks, even as COVID-19 cases resurge in the United States. Country singer Chase Rice posted video of...
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