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Aubrey, 57, describes the loneliness brought on by social distancing protocols after receiving a dose of antipsychotic medication to treat his schizophrenia, Wednesday, May 6, 2020, in the Brooklyn borough of New York.
John Minchillo/AP
AP News
May 20, 2020 - 11:17 am
Even before COVID-19, access to mental health services in the U.S. could be difficult, including for people who have insurance. Now experts fear the virus will make the situation worse, putting the patients most in need at risk of falling through the cracks and inflicting on countless others...
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In this April 23, 2020, photo, contract workers join the Army Corps of Engineers as they get the currently dormant St. Luke's Hospital ready for reopening for the possible surge of coronavirus patients in Phoenix.
Ross D. Franklin/AP
AP News
April 28, 2020 - 11:12 am
As states gear up to reopen, a poll finds a potential obstacle to controlling the coronavirus: nearly 1 in 10 adults say cost would keep them from seeking help if they thought they were infected. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus in the Rose Garden of the White House, Monday, April 27, 2020, in Washington.
Alex Brandon/AP
AP News
April 28, 2020 - 10:57 am
President Donald Trump says states should “seriously consider” reopening their public schools before the end of the academic year, even though dozens already have said it would be unsafe for students to return until the summer or fall. Read more here.
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This April 20, 2011 file photo shows a view of the outdoor screening area at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York.
Evan Agostini/AP
AP News
April 27, 2020 - 3:43 pm
Film festivals worldwide are teaming up to launch “We Are One: A Global Film Festival,” which will play out over 10 days and be available for free on YouTube. Read more here.
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Alex Poam, left, sells gloves to a customer on a street corner in Manhattan, New York, Sunday, April 26, 2020.
Seth Wenig/AP
AP News
April 27, 2020 - 2:37 pm
In an unprecedented move, New York has canceled its Democratic presidential primary that was scheduled for June 23 amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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In this March 17, 2020, file photo a poll worker at the Su Nueva Lavanderia polling place uses rubber gloves as she enters a ballot in the ballot box in Chicago.
Charles Rex Arbogast/AP
AP News
April 27, 2020 - 11:49 am
Americans’ support for mail-in voting has jumped amid concerns about the safety of polling places during the coronavirus pandemic, but a wide partisan divide suggests President Donald Trump’s public campaign against vote by mail may be resonating with his Republican backers. Read more here.
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An employee has her temperature taken at the Toyota car factory in Onnaing, northern France, Monday, April 27, 2020.
Michel Spingler/AP
AP News
April 27, 2020 - 11:28 am
The shutdowns are being eased piecemeal, with governments charting their own path as they seek to reopen for business without triggering a second wave of infections. Read more here.
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In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, Capt. Brett Crozier, then-commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), addresses the crew on Jan. 17, 2020, in San Diego, Calif.
Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Alexander Williams/U.S. Navy via AP
AP News
April 24, 2020 - 3:58 pm
The top Navy officer has recommended the reinstatement of the aircraft carrier captain fired for sending a fraught email to commanders pleading for faster action to protect his crew from a coronavirus outbreak, officials familiar with the investigation said Friday.
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Manicurist Rhonda Simpson, left, polishes nails for her customer Faith at the reopened Salon A la Mode in Dallas, Friday, April 24, 2020.
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AP News
April 24, 2020 - 3:23 pm
Barber shops, nail salons, gyms and a few other businesses reopened in Georgia on Friday as the Republican governor eased a month-long shutdown despite warnings from health experts of a potential new surge of coronavirus infections. Read more here.
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This Monday, April 6, 2020 file photo shows an arrangement of hydroxychloroquine pills in Las Vegas.
John Locher/AP
AP News
April 24, 2020 - 2:38 pm
State and local governments across the United States have obtained 30 million doses of a malaria drug touted by President Trump to treat patients with the new coronavirus, despite warnings from doctors that more research is needed. Read more here.
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