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Members of Megadeth, FFDP + 40 More Artists to Live Stream Music Fundraiser

The 'Oh Say Can You Stream' benefit launches April 11. Continue reading…

Tony Iommi + Ozzy Osbourne Talk Every Day Now Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Sounds like they're going through changes. Continue reading…

Motley Crue's Tommy Lee: Summer 'Stadium Tour' 'Still a Go'

The drummer offers an update on their touring plans. Continue reading…

Wes Borland Unveils Full Eat the Day 'The Demos' Release

Hear the eight-song instrumental works of Borland's onetime project. Continue reading…

Godsmack's New 'Unforgettable' Video Features 400 Kids

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Taiwan protests WHO leader's accusations of racist campaign

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's foreign ministry on Thursday strongly protested accusations from the head of the World Health Organization that the self-governing island was linked to and condoned racist personal attacks on him.A ministry statement expressed “strong dissatisfaction and a high degree of regret” with WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus’ remarks at a press briefing in Geneva on Wednesday.

Point of View: COVID-19 shows social services first, education second

By Byron SchlomachOne alternative to turning out school for the rest of spring in response to COVID-19 would have been to extend school into summer.

Wall Street climbs after Fed stuns markets again with aid

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks jumped in early trading on Wall Street Thursday after the Federal Reserve launched its latest unprecedented effort to support the economy through the coronavirus outbreak.The central bank undertook actions to provide up to $2.3 trillion in loans to households, local governments and small and large businesses as the country tips into what economists say may be the worst recession in decades.

The Latest: Germany to start antibody blood tests next week

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people.

HHS: Federal stocks of protective equipment nearly depleted

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Strategic National Stockpile is nearly out of the N95 respirators, surgical masks, face, shields, gowns and other medical supplies desperately needed to protect front-line medical workers treating coronavirus patients.The Department of Health and Human Services told The Associated Press Wednesday that the federal stockpile was in the process of deploying all remaining personal protective equipment in its inventory.The HHS statement confirms federal documents released Wednesday by the House Oversight and Reform Committee showing that about 90% of the personal protective equipment in the stockpile has been distributed to state and local governments.HHS spokeswoman Katie McKeogh said the remaining 10% will be kept in reserve to support federal response efforts.House Oversight Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney, D-N.Y., said in a statement that the Trump administration is leaving states to scour the open market for scarce supplies, often competing with each other and federal agencies in a chaotic bidding war that drives up prices.“The President failed to bring in FEMA (the Federal Emergency Management Agency) early on, failed to name a national commander for this crisis, and failed to fully utilize the authorities Congress gave him under the Defense Production Act to procure and manage the distribution of critical supplies," Maloney said.

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