Emergency management

Campaign workers David Woodruff, left, and Jason White, right, deliver boxes of initiative petitions signatures to the Missouri secretary of state's office in Jefferson City, Mo., on Friday, May 1, 2020. The Healthcare for Missouri campaign said it gathered nearly 350,000 signatures for a proposed constitutional amendment expanding Medicaid coverage to thousands of low-income adults. If enough valid signatures are verified, the measure would appear on the November 2020 ballot. (AP Photo/David A. Lieb)
May 01, 2020 - 4:02 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri voters could get to decide whether to expand Medicaid health care coverage for thousands of low-income adults after a decade of repeated rejections by the state's Republican-led Legislature. Supporters of a proposed constitutional amendment said Friday that they...
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Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin attends a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin via teleconference in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, April 30, 2020. Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin says he has tested positive for the new coronavirus and has told President Vladimir Putin he will self-isolate. (Dmitry Astakhov, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
April 30, 2020 - 10:21 pm
The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — South Korea reports 9 new cases, none in hard-hit...
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NYPD officers salute the USNS Naval Hospital Ship Comfort as it is pushed out into the Hudson River by tugboats, Thursday, April 30, 2020, in the Manhattan borough of New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
April 30, 2020 - 5:40 pm
About a month ago, with Los Angeles girding for a potentially crippling surge of coronavirus cases, a massive white Navy hospital ship chugged into port: a powerful symbol of the government's response to the pandemic. The USNS Mercy, with 1,000 hospital beds and giant red crosses on its sides, was...
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The USS Naval Hospital Ship Comfort sits docked before departing, Thursday, April 30, 2020, in the Manhattan borough of New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
April 30, 2020 - 11:19 am
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City is shutting down its subway system each day from 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. to increase cleaning of trains and stations during the coronavirus crisis, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday. Subway trains, which had been disinfected at least once every 72 hours, will now be cleaned...
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Francisco Ramírez peers through a hole in a fence while looking for an address to deliver a box of groceries to a man in need Saturday, April 18, 2020, in the Queens borough of New York. Some are former construction workers or cleaning ladies who lost their jobs and can barely pay rent, but they go out each day to deliver donated diapers, formula or food to families in need. Through Spanish-speaking chats in Facebook or word of mouth, small groups of immigrants find out who needs the help and they deliver it traveling by car or by foot, exposing themselves to the coronavirus that has already hit hard working-class neighborhoods. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
April 30, 2020 - 8:01 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Every afternoon, Sandra Pérez and Francisco Ramírez go over their list of fellow New Yorkers who need help because of the coronavirus pandemic. Some are sick. Others lost jobs, but have children to feed. Others are elderly or disabled. All are immigrants, like them. Then, the...
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People out of work wait outside a government-run bank having technical problems to distribute their aid money amid the new coronavirus pandemic's affect on the economy in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, April 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
April 29, 2020 - 3:12 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Work had already dried up for Ivanilson Gervásio when the coronavirus first emerged in Brazil in late February. As cases now surge amid a simultaneous implosion of Latin America's largest economy, hope of finding a job is gone, forcing Gervásio to line up for hours outside a...
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The front page of two mainline national dailies usually replete with revenue earring advertisements has news today, in New Delhi, India, Wednesday, April 29, 2020. India news publishers face a delicate balancing act as they look to offset financial losses from a drastic decline in ad sales with support from a government that has taken aggressive steps to control the coronavirus pandemic narrative, including bringing criminal cases against journalists for unflattering reports about the official response to the crisis. While news organizations globally are reeling from the loss of ad revenue during the pandemic, the Indian news industry receives the lion share of revenue from government ads, and is now looking to the government for relief. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
April 28, 2020 - 11:13 pm
NEW DELHI (AP) — India's news publishers face a delicate balancing act as they look to offset financial losses from sinking ad sales with support from a government seeking to control the narrative on the coronavirus, sometimes by prosecuting journalists for reporting on the detrimental consequences...
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FILE - In this Friday, March 27, 2020, file photo, Nightbird Restaurant pastry chef Hope Waggoner prepares dinner boxes that were to be delivered to hospital workers in San Francisco. California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Friday, April 24 that taxpayers will pay restaurants to make meals for millions of California's seniors during the coronavirus pandemic, an initiative that could pump billions of dollars into a devastated industry. Nightbird owner Kim Alter said in an email that the restaurant is "working to be a part of this." (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
April 28, 2020 - 6:14 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s first-in-the-nation plan to pay for and deliver three meals a day to vulnerable seniors during the coronavirus crisis has less than two weeks to launch before federal funding runs out, government documents show. It wasn’t clear how many, if any,...
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Taina dos Santos, third from left, attends the burial of her mother Ana Maria, a 56-year-old nursing assistant who died from the new coronavirus, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, April 28, 2020. Dos Santos said that the situation in the Salgado Filho public hospital where her mother worked is complicated and that some health workers have to buy their own protective gear. "She gave everything to her job until the very end," said the 27-year-old daughter. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
April 28, 2020 - 3:41 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — As Brazil careens toward a full-blown public health emergency and economic meltdown, President Jair Bolsonaro has managed to add a third ingredient to the toxic mix: political crisis. Even if it doesn’t speed his downfall, it will render Brazilians more vulnerable to the...
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A TV cameraman films in the empty stadium as a part of precaution against the new coronavirus during the pre-season baseball game between Doosan Bears and LG Twins in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, April 21, 2020. South Korea's professional baseball league has decided to begin its new season on May 5, initially without fans, following a postponement over the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
April 28, 2020 - 9:20 am
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The French government says the rest of the soccer and rugby seasons won’t be completed because of the coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister Edouard Philippe says “the 2019-20 season of professional sport ... won’t...
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