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Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks during a briefing on coronavirus in the Brady press briefing room at the White House, Saturday, March 14, 2020, in Washington.
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AP News
March 15, 2020 - 4:00 pm
The government's top infectious disease expert said Sunday he would like to see aggressive measures such as a 14-day national shutdown that would require Americans to hunker down even more to help slow spread of the coronavirus. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump speaks during a briefing on coronavirus in the Brady press briefing room at the White House, Saturday, March 14, 2020, in Washington.
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March 15, 2020 - 9:31 am
After days of resisting screening for the coronavirus, President Donald Trump tested negative for the virus, officials said Saturday night. Read more here.
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In this photo provided by Austin Boschen, people wait in line to go through the customs at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport in Grapevine, Texas, Saturday, March 14, 2020.
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March 15, 2020 - 9:14 am
Weary travelers returning to the U.S. amid coronavirus-related travel restrictions were greeted by long lines and hourslong waits for required medical screenings at airports. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference about the coronavirus in the James Brady Briefing Room at the White House, Saturday, March 14, 2020, in Washington.
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AP News
March 14, 2020 - 3:19 pm
President Donald Trump announced Saturday that the United States will broaden its European travel ban, adding Britain and Ireland to its list, and was considering imposing restrictions on travel within the U.S. to areas hit hard by the coronavirus spread.
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., makes a statement ahead of a planned late-night vote on the coronavirus aid package deal at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, March 13, 2020.
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March 14, 2020 - 11:04 am
The House approved legislation Saturday to provide direct relief to Americans suffering physically, financially and emotionally from the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Minnesota Twins catcher Mitch Garver talks on his phone in an empty Hammond Stadium.
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AP News
March 13, 2020 - 7:14 pm
Major League Baseball is allowing players to go home, making the decision a day after canceling the rest of the spring training schedule and postponing opening day by at least two weeks amid the novel coronavirus outbreak. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference about the coronavirus in the Rose Garden of the White House.
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AP News
March 13, 2020 - 3:44 pm
President Donald Trump announced Friday that he is declaring the coronavirus pandemic a national emergency, as Washington struggles with providing Americans with relief and officials race to slow the spread of the outbreak. Read more here.
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Louisiana state officials discuss coronavirus protocols
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March 13, 2020 - 1:19 pm
Louisiana's chief elections officer asked the governor to postpone the state's April presidential primary election for two months because of the coronavirus, as the number of residents who tested positive continued to grow. Read more here.
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Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks to reporters about coronavirus Thursday March 12, 2020, in Burlington, Vt.
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March 12, 2020 - 6:01 pm
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Thursday called for a sweeping national response to the coronavirus outbreak, chiding President Donald Trump for a response he said was woefully insufficient and warning that the widening public health crisis should not be viewed through a lens of...
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VARIOUS CITIES, - MARCH 12: A detail of baseballs during a Grapefruit League spring training game between the Washington Nationals and the New York Yankees .
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Ed Benkin
March 12, 2020 - 3:26 pm
Sports often serve as a diversion in times of crisis. This time, the sporting world is taking a back seat. Read more here.
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