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John Prine, the Mark Twain of modern songwriting, dies at age 73

NASHVILLE, Tenn.  John Prine, a consummate storyteller who rose from the 1970s Chicago folk scene to become one of a generations most celebrated and prolific songwriters, has died at age 73. Prine died from COVID-19 complications after being hospitalized for…

Governors warn of dire ventilator shortages as virus pandemic rages. Trump says some are playing ‘politics’

President Trump told reporters that certain governors are not appreciative enough of his administration's response to the coronavirus pandemic. USA TODAY WASHINGTON  Governors' warnings of life-threatening shortages of ventilators have emerged as a flashpoi…

United Airlines slashes flights at Newark, LaGuardia amid coronavirus pandemic

Sheryl Pardo booked a last-minute flight from D.C. to visit her ailing mother in Boston, but she was the only passenger on the plane. Storyful United Airlines is drastically reducing operations at two New York-area airports amid the coronavirus pandemic. T…

Federal prison officials order system-wide lockdown in bid to limit coronavirus spread

There is a lot of misinformation out there about coronavirus. We sort the facts from falsehoods. Wochit WASHINGTON Federal prison officials ordered a system-wide lockdown across the agency's 122 facilities in an attempt to limit the spread of the deadly cor…

Stocks poised to extend losses Monday as coronavirus deaths could reach 200,000

Social distancing matters. Here is how to do it and how it can help curb the COVID-19 pandemic. USA TODAY Stocks were poised to extend losses Monday as the coronavirus pandemic deepened over the weekend, with the U.S. death total escalating.  On Sunday eve…

Cuomo rips idea of banning New Yorkers from traveling to other states

President Trump confirms, while sending off USNS Comfort to New York City, that he is considering more quarantine restrictions on these states. USA TODAY ALBANY, N.Y. This isn't a civil war, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said. New York's governor on Saturday ripped su…

Coronavirus live updates: Trump signs $2T aid package; Boris Johnson tests positive; US mayors report supplies shortage

A bipartisan $2 trillion aid package was approved by the House of Representatives and signed by President Donald Trump on Friday, as the nation wrestles with unemployment and health threats from the coronavirus. The stimulus provides $1,200 to most Americans…

Coronavirus: 100 TV shows that will keep you streaming for weeks of social distancing

Recommendations are independently chosen by Revieweds editors. Purchases you make through our links may earn us a commission. Our colleague Kelly Lawler from the USA TODAY Entertainment  team is here to share 100 TV shows to get you through any long days ind…