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An unidentified passenger is surrounded by the media after she disembarked from the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Yokohama, near Tokyo.
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AP News
February 19, 2020 - 9:56 pm
About 500 passengers left the Diamond Princess cruise ship Wednesday at the end of a much-criticized two-week quarantine that failed to stop the spread of the new virus among passengers and crew. Read more here.
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Prince Harry and Meghan
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AP News
February 19, 2020 - 3:49 pm
Britain's Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, are breaking free of the royal family starting March 31. Read the details here.
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A security guard stands near the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship in Yokohama, near Tokyo.
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AP News
February 18, 2020 - 8:45 am
An extraordinary two-week quarantine of the Diamond Princess cruise ship ends Wednesday, with thousands of passengers and crew set to disembark over the next several days in the port of Yokohama, near Tokyo. A growing number of scientists, however, say the ship served as an incubator for a worrying...
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In this image from a video taken on Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, U.S. passengers who evacuated off the quarantined cruise ship the Diamond Princess, board a Kalitta Air plane bound for the U.S., at Haneda airport in Tokyo.
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AP News
February 17, 2020 - 12:09 pm
Two charter flights carrying cruise ship passengers from Japan landed at military bases in California and Texas overnight, starting the clock on a quarantine period to ensure passengers don't have the new virus that's been spreading in Asia. Read more here.
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Passengers wearing protective masks wait on a train ahead of departure at the Lo Wu MTR station, where one of the border checkpoints government announced to be shutdown, on February 3, 2020 in Hong Kong, China.
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CNN
February 17, 2020 - 10:57 am
Nearly half of China's population — more than 780 million people — are currently living under various forms of travel restrictions as authorities race to contain the spread of a deadly virus. Read more here.
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Buses arrive at a port as the Japan Self-Defense Forces prepare to move American passengers from the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, at Yokohama Port, near Tokyo.
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AP News
February 16, 2020 - 12:04 pm
Americans Cheryl and Paul Molesky are trading one coronavirus quarantine for another. Read more here.
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A worker wearing a protective suit gestures to a driver outside a tumor hospital newly designated to treat COVID-19 patients in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020.
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AP News
February 15, 2020 - 12:51 pm
China reported 143 virus deaths and a dip in new cases Saturday while the head of the World Health Organization praised the country's efforts to contain the new disease, saying they have "bought the world time" and that other nations must make the most of it. Read more here.
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani.
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AP News
February 14, 2020 - 12:38 pm
A senior U.S. official said the United States and the Taliban have reached a truce agreement that will take effect “very soon” and could lead to withdrawals of American troops from Afghanistan. Read more here.
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Nancy Pelosi
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AP News
February 14, 2020 - 11:33 am
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi appealed to an audience in Germany for countries to steer clear of Chinese tech giant Huawei as they build their next-generation cellular networks, adding her voice to pressure from the Trump administration. Read more here.
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Pope Francis
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AP News
February 13, 2020 - 10:41 am
Pope Francis refused to approve the ordination of married men or women as deacons to address a shortage of priests in the Amazon, sidestepping a fraught issue that has divided the Catholic Church and emboldened his conservative critics. Read more here.
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