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Severe weather spawns ‘100-year flood’ in Cleveland

CLEVELAND -- Authorities say severe weather in Ohio has spawned what forecasters are calling a "100-year flood" in Cleveland and led to a number of water rescues. Cleveland firefighters say a man was rescued from the basement of an apartment building on the city's East Side. WOIO-TV ...

DeWine on Sunday: Ohio’s death toll up to 29 in pandemic

Gov. Mike DeWine said Sunday that Ohio now has more than 1,600 confirmed cases and 29 deaths, up by four deaths from the day before. The Mahoning Valley death toll remained at 5, two each in Trumbull and Mahoning counties and one in Columbiana County. The governor said there have been more ...

Ohio’s 2 p.m. update: 2nd Trumbull County death to COVID-19

COLUMBUS — COVID-19 deaths in the state have increased to 25, including the second death in Trumbull County, the Ohio Department of Health reported today in its 2 p.m. daily update. That’s up from 19 deaths statewide on Friday and 15 Thursday. The reports do not give the identities or the ...

On Wall Street, some optimism penetrates the uncertainty

Stocks rallied this week as Washington acted to provide $2.2 trillion of relief to an economy shocked by the coronavirus outbreak, leaving some on Wall Street cautiously optimistic that the panicky selling that had gripped the market earlier may have come to an end. Even after a loss on ...

Sat. 11:55 a.m.: Virus infections top 600,000 globally with long fight ahead

BERLIN (AP) — The number of confirmed coronavirus infections worldwide topped 600,000 today as new cases stacked up quickly in Europe and the United States and officials dug in for a long fight against the pandemic. The latest landmark came only two days after the world passed half a ...

Pope prays for ‘fragile’ humanity needing help in pandemic

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Praying in a desolately empty St. Peter's Square, Pope Francis today likened the coronavirus pandemic to a storm laying bare illusions that people can be self-sufficient and instead leaves "all of us fragile and disoriented" and needing each other's help and ...

US eyes new outbreaks as infections worldwide top 575,000

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans rushed to build a makeshift hospital in its convention center today as troubling new outbreaks bubbled in the United States, deaths surged in Italy and Spain and the world warily trudged through the pandemic that has sickened more than a half-million ...

Trump accuses GM of overpromising on breathing machines

DETROIT (AP) - President Donald Trump attacked General Motors today, alleging that the company promised to build thousands more breathing machines than it can deliver for coronavirus patients and that it wants too much money for them. "As usual with 'this' General Motors, things just never ...

Ohio’s 2 p.m. update: Another Mahoning County resident dies from COVID-19

COLUMBUS — There are 19 COVID-19 deaths in the state, including a second death in Mahoning County, the Ohio Department of Health reported today in its 2 p.m. daily update. That's up from 15 Thursday. There are two deaths in Mahoning, and one each in Trumbull and Columbiana counties. There ...