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Trump proposes sending relief checks directly to Americans

President Donald Trump on Tuesday predicted "we're going to win" the fight against the coronavirus as he briefed the nation one day after recommending new, stricter nationwide guidelines that prompted much of America to shut down in an effort to slow the…

How coronavirus is affecting St. Patrick's Day celebrations

Cities across the world are deciding not to test their luck on St. Patrick's Day when it comes to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.The National Retail Federation predicted two weeks ago that more than half of all American adults were expected to celebrate the holiday next…

Taco Bell may close dining rooms because of coronavirus

Taco Bell said Saturday the fast-food chain is considering closing dining rooms amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. Chief Executive Officer Mark King said in a statement that the company is equipping U.S. locations to provide food via drive-thru windows or deliveries, as more…

NCAA cancels March Madness over coronavirus concerns

The NCAA has canceled Division I men's and women's 2020 basketball tournaments and all remaining winter and spring NCAA championships. The announcement follows the suspensions of the NHL season and MLB spring training amid coronavirus concerns. This is a developing…

Body of missing 6-year-old found in South Carolina

(ABC  NEWS) A 6-year-old South Carolina girl has been found dead, authorities said Thursday, three days after she vanished outside her home. The death of first-grader Faye Swetlik is being treated as a homicide, Cayce Department of Public Safety Director…

K-9 helps seize nearly 400 pounds of meth during traffic stop

Authorities in Arizona seized nearly 400 pounds of methamphetamine during a traffic stop over the weekend, officials said. A trooper with the Arizona Department of Public Safety pulled a vehicle over Friday for a traffic violation on Interstate 15, just…