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Coronavirus Live Updates: Trump Says He Won't Wear a Mask, Despite C.D.C.'s Recommendation

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

The president affirmed that U.S. elections would take place as scheduled on Nov. 3, and he said he would appoint an inspector general to oversee the $500 billion bailout fund.
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Trump and World Order

1 hour ago   |   Foreign Affairs

Since the administration of Franklin Roosevelt, 13 successive U.S. presidents have agreed that the United States must assume the mantle of global leadership. Although foreign...
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The Once and Future Order

1 hour ago   |   Foreign Affairs

Few foreign policy issues have attracted more attention in recent years than the problem of sustaining the U.S.-led liberal international order. After World War II , the United...
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U.S. Supreme Court Gives Green Light to Seattle's 'Democracy Vouchers' Giving Voters a Free $100 to Donate to Candidates

2 hours ago   |   Newsweek

The plaintiffs argued the program forced taxpayers to fund political campaigns that they might disagree with, thus burdening their First Amendment rights.
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Durham postal worker tests positive for coronavirus

Durham postal worker tests positive for coronavirus

2 hours ago   |   WRAL

An employee at the Research Triangle Post Office in Durham has tested positive for the new coronavirus, U.S. Postal Service officials said.
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Nightly News Full Broadcast

3 hours ago   |   NBC News

Gov. Cuomo warns New York will run out of ventilators in 6 days, coronavirus deaths in the U.S. surge to over 6,000, and a record 6.6 million people filed jobless claims last week.
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I-TEAM: California ranks nearly last among U.S. states in coronavirus testing due to backlog

3 hours ago   |   ABC

TESTING BACKLOG: As of Friday morning there is a backlog of nearly 60,000 COVID-19 tests to be processed in California. Only one state has processed fewer tests than California.
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Defense Leaders Back Navy Secretary's Firing of Captain Over COVID-19 Warning. His Sailors Cheered Him as He Left His Ship

3 hours ago   |   Time

U.S. defense leaders are backing the Navy's decision to fire the ship captain who sought help for his cornonavirus-stricken aircraft carrier, even as videos showed sailors...
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Pelosi eyes another round of checks to families before tackling infrastructure

5 hours ago   |   NBC News

The speaker said with coronavirus moving quickly across the U.S. communities “can't afford to wait”
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U.S. loses more than 700,000 jobs in March, breaking 10 year streak of growth

5 hours ago   |   NBC News

After 10 years of consistent job growth, the U.S. lost more than 700,000 jobs in March. Unemployment had its biggest uptick since 1975, rising to 4.4 percent. However, the...
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President Trump: Government now recommends wearing non-medical face...

President Trump: Government now recommends wearing non-medical face coverings to help slow coronavirus spread

Medical-grade masks, particularly short-in-supply N95 masks, would be reserved for those dealing directly with the sick. Read more ...

White House: Anyone 'in close proximity' to president, vice president will...

White House: Anyone 'in close proximity' to president, vice president will get rapid COVID-19 test

The White House will give rapid COVID-19 tests to anyone who will come in close proximity with either President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. Read more ...

CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin tests positive for coronavirus

CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin tests positive for coronavirus

Baldwin is the second CNN anchor to test positive for the virus. Chris Cuomo tested positive earlier in the week. Read more ...

Two members of the Kennedy family have gone missing after boating in the...

Two members of the Kennedy family have gone missing after boating in the Chesapeake Bay

Robert F. Kennedy's granddaughter, Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean and her son Gideon, disappeared on Thursday. Read more ...

Target to limit number of people in stores as it announces further social...

Target to limit number of people in stores as it announces further social distancing guidelines

Target will begin implementing new guidelines as it tries to keep both customers and its employees safe in the coronavirus outbreak. Read more ...

‘Lean On Me,' ‘Ain't No Sunshine' singer Bill Withers dies at 81

‘Lean On Me,' ‘Ain't No Sunshine' singer Bill Withers dies at 81

Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including “ Lean On Me, ” “Lovely Day” and “Ain't No Sunshine,” has died. Read more ...

President Trump Says CDC Now Recommends Americans Consider Cloth Masks In Public

President Trump Says CDC Now Recommends Americans Consider Cloth Masks In Public

The recommendation tells Americans to cover their mouths and noses in public, though medical-grade masks are just for medical workers. President Trump said mask wearing is... Read more ...

Shoppers In Mexico Are Panic-Buying Beer During The Coronavirus Crisis

Shoppers In Mexico Are Panic-Buying Beer During The Coronavirus Crisis

To the shock of many, alcoholic beverage production was listed as a nonessential business during the shutdown to aid social distancing. Then came the beer hoarding. (Image... Read more ...

Hobby Lobby closing stores temporarily, furloughing workers

Hobby Lobby closing stores temporarily, furloughing workers

Stores close at 8 p.m. Friday. Read more ...

CDC now recommends everyone to cover nose, mouth

CDC now recommends everyone to cover nose, mouth

The new guideline recommends everyone wear a face covering that's made of cloth or fabric that can be washed and reused. Read more ...