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Forest Gauthier, an emergency services medical assistant, walks through a tent set up outside the Emergency Department at the Harborview Medical Center before it opened for patients, Thursday, April 2, 2020, in Seattle. The tent, which was recently put in place, is used to examine walk-up and other patients who arrive at the emergency room with respiratory symptoms possibly related to the new coronavirus. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

The Latest: North Korea says only 500 still quarantined

Apr. 2, 2020 10:02 PM EDT

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: — North Korea says only around 500 remain under coronavirus...

Workers move a coffin with the body of a victim of coronavirus as others coffins are stored waiting for burial or cremation at the Collserola morgue in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, April 2, 2020. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

'We need help': Economic, health crises grow as cases top 1M

Apr. 2, 2020 9:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The coronavirus outbreak has thrown 10 million Americans out of work in just two weeks in the swiftest, most stunning collapse the U.S. job market has ever witnessed, even as the public health crisis deepens in New York City, where a funeral home in a hard-hit neighborhood had 185 bodies...

A person on a stretcher is removed from Carnival's Holland America cruise ship Zaandam at Port Everglades during the new coronavirus pandemic, Thursday, April 2, 2020, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Those passengers that are fit for travel in accordance with guidelines from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control will be permitted to disembark. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Ships with coronavirus patients dock in Florida

Apr. 2, 2020 9:27 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A cruise ship that had at least two passengers die of coronavirus while barred from South American ports finally docked Thursday in Florida after two weeks at sea and days of negotiations with initially resistant local officials. The Zaandam and a sister ship sent to help it,...

Crews rescue 78-year-old man from water in North Dakota

Apr. 2, 2020 8:47 PM EDT

CLEVELAND, N.D. (AP) — Emergency crews rescued a 78-year-old man after his vehicle crashed into water in North Dakota on Thursday, authorities said. Stutsman County authorities were called around 9:30 a.m. Thursday after the man’s vehicle plunged into water on a county road south of Cleveland, North...

Arrest made in pedestrian's hit-and-run death in Parsons

Apr. 2, 2020 6:01 PM EDT

PARSONS, Kan. (AP) — A woman is jailed on suspicion of driving drunk and fatally injuring a pedestrian in Parsons. Tiffany Jakee, 29, of Parsons, was jailed without bond Thursday afternoon in Labette County on possible charges of involuntary manslaughter while driving under the influence, driving under the...

Police: Child killed, father injured in hit-and-run

Apr. 2, 2020 4:36 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A 5-year-old girl was killed and her father was critically injured after their car was struck by a truck fleeing from police, authorities in Alabama said. Birmingham police Sgt. Rod Mauldin said East Precinct officers attempted to stop a speeding white truck traveling northbound on...

Overland Park police investigate body found near highway

Apr. 2, 2020 12:23 PM EDT

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — Overland Park police are looking for help from anyone who might have witnessed a person being struck by a car on Interstate 435 last week. Officers found the victim's body just before 1 p.m. on March 26. The person has not been identified. Officer John Lacy said in an email that...

Man fleeing police crashes into car, killing woman, child

Apr. 2, 2020 11:05 AM EDT

A man attempting to flee police hit another car, killing a woman and her 7-year-old niece on Wednesday night in Daytona, the Florida Highway Patrol said. Daytona Beach police attempted to stop Nelson Reed, 33, on Wednesday night, according to Lt. Kim Montes. She said police broke off pursuit, but Reed continued...

Police investigate death of 25-year-old woman in Maine crash

Apr. 2, 2020 10:58 AM EDT

AUBURN, Maine (AP) — A Maine woman died in a single-vehicle car crash when her vehicle left the road and struck a utility pole and tree in Auburn, police said. Police said Jessica Faunce, 25, of Turner, was traveling on Tuesday night when the crash happened. She was treated on the scene by emergency...

Police: Man driving under influence kills one in fatal crash

Apr. 2, 2020 7:50 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man who was driving under the influence of drugs killed a passenger in a car crash, authorities said. Dawson Hatfield was booked into a Louisville jail Wednesday on several charges including murder, news outlets reported. An unidentified person in the back of...