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FILE - This Monday, March 23, 2020, file photo shows medical supplies and a stretcher displayed before a news conference at the Jacob Javits Center in New York. Health care workers are dreading the prospect of deciding which patients would get a ventilator that could save their lives. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, Fle)

How would overwhelmed hospitals decide who to treat first?

- Associated Press

A nurse with asthma, a grandfather with cancer and a homeless man with no known family are wracked with coronavirus-induced fevers. They are struggling to breathe, and a ventilator could save their lives. But who gets one when there aren't enough to go around?

School shutdowns raise stakes of digital divide for students

- Associated Press

Students struggling to get online in a rural South Carolina county received a boost last week with the arrival of six buses equipped with Wi-Fi, some of the hundreds the state has rolled out since schools were closed by the coronavirus outbreak.

New Mexico tech startup lands $5M investment

Associated Press

A New Mexico startup has landed $5 million in private equity from investors to accelerate the marketing of super-fast cell-screening and analysis technology.

This undated photo provided by Jasmine Cho, who was supposed to lead cookie decorating activities at Census events in Pittsburgh in March and April, shows cookies she decorated with U.S. Census themes. The spread of the novel coronavirus has waylaid 2020 census outreach efforts that were planned in advance to get as many people as possible counted in the once-a-decade head count. (Jasmine Cho via AP)

Texts, not door-knocks: Census outreach shifts amid virus

- Associated Press

In tiny Munfordville, Kentucky, the closure of the public library has cut people off from a computer used only for filling out census forms online. In Minneapolis, a concert promoting the once-a-decade count is now virtual. In Orlando, Florida, advocates called off knocking on doors in a neighborhood filled with new residents from Puerto Rico.

NJ governor says aggressive anti-virus program to continue

Associated Press

As coronavirus cases kept rising in the national epicenter of New York, President Donald Trump said Saturday he is considering a quarantine affecting residents of the state and neighboring New Jersey and Connecticut. Late Saturday, though, walked back his early comments and tweeted that a travel advisory would be issued.

UNL professors move quickly toward online teaching

- Associated Press

Dozens of aspiring beekeepers signed up for introductory classes put on by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Bee Lab this year ahead of the spring pollination season.