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Queen Mary Being Considered For Use In Coronavirus ResponseThe city of Long Beach said in a statement Saturday that the use of the iconic attraction and hotel docked in Long Beach is under consideration.
'Not Out Of The Woods': Newsom Pleads For Continued Social Distancing, Launches State Testing Task Force"We cannot allow cabin fever," he said. "We're not out of the woods."
Trump To Tune Into Riverside Church's Live-Streamed Palm Sunday ServiceHarvest Christian Fellowship, a church in Riverside, will get a virtual drop-in from President Donald Trump at Sunday's service.
Coronavirus: Gov. Newsom Signs Order For Expanded ChildcareThe Department of Education and the Department of Social Services will develop guidance no later than April 7 on how child care services can safely provide care.
Police: 2 Hurt In Street Racing Crash In MonroviaPolice say two people were hurt in a street racing crash Saturday afternoon.
Volunteers In Anaheim Make Face Masks For Health Care WorkersVolunteers are stepping in to help provide personal protective equipment for health care workers during the coronavirus pandemic.
No Crowds, Fewer Options At Farmers Markets Under New GuidelinesLocal farmers markets have made several changes to help maintain physical distancing as people seek fresh produce to keep them healthy during the coronavirus pandemic.
OC Seniors Protest After Learning Nearby Ayers Hotel Will Be Used To Treat Homeless COVID-19 PatientsHorn-honking, sign-wielding seniors in Laguna Woods say they do not want a hotel feet from their retirement community to house homeless COVID-19 patients.
LA County Reports Highest Single-Day Increase Of Coronavirus Cases, DeathsThe county now has a total of 5,277 confirmed cases of coronavirus and 117 deaths.
Lakers Legend Kobe Bryant Headlines 2020 Basketball Hall Of Fame InducteesIn February, eight finalists were announced for the honor, and the selection committee chose them all.
Pink Donates $1 Million To Fight Coronavirus Pandemic After Testing Positive For COVID-19In her post, Pink also slammed the government for not providing more widespread testing for the virus.
Long Beach Officials Convert Arena To Medical Facility, Consider Queen Mary To Treat Coronavirus PatientsThe Long Beach Post first reported about the possible use of the Queen Mary on Friday, citing multiple sources with information on the matter.

CBS National News

A Portland pinball arcade gets a bonus roundOnly a month ago Logan Bowden was celebrating the resurgence of pinball; his Portland, Ore., company, QuarterWorld, which features scores of classic pinball and arcade games, was a success — until the coronavirus pandemic made pinball parlors a no-go. But QuarterWorld turned harrowing financial news into an opportunity, by offering shut-in Portlanders eager to play the chance to rent its games for their very own home. Luke Burbank reports.
Coronavirus updates: U.S. deaths top 8,500 as Trump warns of "toughest week" aheadThe country is bracing for what is likely to be the deadliest week of the pandemic in the U.S. thus far.
Mel Brooks, Carl Reiner and George Takei on getting through a national crisisFor millions of Americans, these are challenging times. For some insight into resilience from a generation that survived a depression and world war, Turner Classic Movies host Ben Mankiewicz turns to funnymen Mel Brooks and Carl Reiner. Via cyberchat, the two comedy writers, who first met in the 1950s ("Call it laugh at first sight"), talk about enduring World War II and coming out on top. Mankiewicz also talks with "Star Trek" actor and activist George Takei (who as a child was detained in a Japanese-American internment camp in the 1940s) about what Americans look for when facing an uncertain future.
Jim Gaffigan: Spring arrives for those in lockdownThe new season is a time for renewal – Flowers are blooming! Baby birds are tweeting! – while the comedian remains in quarantine in his apartment with his wife and five children
Social Q's for the age of coronavirusNew York Times columnist Philip Galanes discusses social dilemmas for those wrestling with new kinds of conflicts created by the pandemic, and why he's an optimist about the current crisis
Spring comes to Jim Gaffigan's quarantineThe new season is a time for renewal. Flowers are blooming! Baby birds are tweeting! And Jim Gaffigan remains in "double-secret-lockdown-quarantine" in his New York apartment with his wife and five children.

CBS World News

What lessons can Italy teach the U.S. about the coronavirus?Italian doctors who have fought the pandemic talk about the importance of wasting no time in preparing for the effects on hospitals of an overwhelming abundance of COVID-19 patients
A warning from Italy on coronavirusItalian doctors who fought the pandemic of COVID-19 and have seen its devastating toll talk with Seth Doane about the imperative for Americans to prepare, and how time wasted has left their country, and ours, scrambling to respond.
South Africa imposes stirct lockdown orders during coronavirus outbreakSouth Africa, the hardest hit country in Africa, has enacted some of the strictest lockdown regulations in the world. Security forces are even firing rubber bullets at people who don’t follow the stay-at-home order. Debora Patta reports.
Trump says he won't wear face maskPresident Trump on Saturday said that he won’t wear a face mask, despite announcing new CDC guidelines suggesting all Americans wear one when in public. "I won't be doing it personally. It's a recommendation," the president said. Nikole Killion reports.
U.N. official warns of "dire" financial crisis due to coronavirusU.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres said earlier this week that the U.N. is under "increased financial constraints" related to the coronavirus coupled with other shortfalls
U.S. coronavirus deaths surpass 8,000 while hospitals struggle to treat patientsStates across the country are struggling to treat an influx of coronavirus patients as more governors enact stay-at-home orders. New York has been hit the hardest, with at least 3,500 deaths. Michael Geroge reports.