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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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AP News
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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President Donald Trump and Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro
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AP News
March 12, 2020 - 2:51 pm
A senior Brazilian official who attended weekend events with President Donald Trump in Florida has tested positive for the coronavirus, marking the first time that someone known to have the virus was in close proximity to the president. Trump does not plan to be tested or go into self-quarantine,...
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FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2019, file photo, the Golden State Warriors championship banners hang above the seating and basketball court at the Chase Center in San Francisco.
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AP News
March 11, 2020 - 9:53 pm
The NBA has suspended its season “until further notice" after a Utah Jazz player tested positive Wednesday for the coronavirus, a move that came only hours after the majority of the league's owners were leaning toward playing games without fans in arenas. REad more here.
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President Donald Trump speaks in an address to the nation from the Oval Office at the White House about the coronavirus Wednesday, March, 11, 2020, in Washington.
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AP News
March 11, 2020 - 9:17 pm
President Donald Trump said Wednesday he is suspending all travel between the U.S. and Europe for 30 days beginning Friday as he seeks to combat a viral pandemic. Read more here.
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Employee disinfects glass cover of a butcher counter
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AP News
March 11, 2020 - 1:58 pm
The new coronavirus can live in the air for several hours and on some surfaces for as long as two to three days, tests by U.S. government and other scientists have found. Read more here.
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Alex Jones
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AP News
March 11, 2020 - 11:59 am
Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones was arrested in Texas on a misdemeanor charge of driving while intoxicated after his wife called police to their house over an argument. Read more here.
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In this courtroom sketch, Harvey Weinstein, center, is led out of Manhattan Supreme Court by court officers after a jury convicted him of rape and sexual assault, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020 in New York.
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AP News
March 11, 2020 - 11:11 am
Harvey Weinstein was sentenced Wednesday to 23 in prison for rape and sexual assault. Weinstein, who has been accused of violating scores of women, was convicted last month of raping a woman in a New York City hotel room in 2013 and forcibly performing oral sex on another woman at his apartment in...
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