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Imams attend the Ramadan prayer at a mosque empty of faithful due to social distancing guidelines during the coronavirus outbreak in Zenica, central Bosnia,.
Almir Alic/AP Photo
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April 24, 2020 - 1:31 pm
Muslims worldwide began Ramadan on Friday with dawn-to-dusk fasting, but many will have to forgo the communal prayers and family gatherings that make the holy month special, as authorities maintain lockdowns aimed at slowing the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers prepare to take a person into custody at a gas station in Enfield, Nova Scotia on Sunday April 19, 2020.
Tim Krochak/The Canadian Press via AP
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April 19, 2020 - 6:49 pm
A gunman disguised as a police officer went on a 12-hour rampage in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, shooting people in their homes, setting fires and killing at least 16 people, including a policewoman, in the deadliest such attack in the country’s history.. Read more here.
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San Gennaro restaurant is closed but the tables are set in the Bronx borough of New York on Friday, April 17, 2020, during the coronavirus pandemic.
Mark Lennihan/AP Photo
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April 18, 2020 - 10:52 am
Facing rising unemployment and with many of their citizens struggling to make ends meet, governments around the world are wrestling with when and how to ease the restrictions designed to control the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Laboratory scientist Andrea Luquette cultures coronavirus to prepare for testing at U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command at Fort Detrick in Frederick, Md.
Andrew Harnik/AP Photo, file
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April 16, 2020 - 11:29 am
In late February when President Donald Trump was urging Americans not to panic over the novel coronavirus, alarms were sounding at a little-known intelligence unit situated on a U.S. Army base an hour's drive north of Washington. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump
Alex Brandon/AP
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April 14, 2020 - 8:00 pm
President Donald Trump said he was cutting off U.S. payments to the World Health Organization during the coronavirus pandemic, accusing the organization of failing to do enough to stop the virus from spreading when it first surfaced in China. Read more here.
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Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman Al-Saud, Minister of Energy of Saudi Arabia, third right, chairs a virtual summit of the Group of 20 energy ministers at his office in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Energy Ministry via AP
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April 12, 2020 - 3:58 pm
OPEC, Russia and other oil-producing nations on Sunday finalized an unprecedented production cut of nearly 10 million barrels, or a tenth of global supply, in hopes of boosting crashing prices amid the coronavirus pandemic and a price war, officials said. Read more here.
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In this Tuesday, March 17, 2020 file photo, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures as he gives a press conference about coronavirus inside 10 Downing Street in London.
Matt Dunham/AP Photo, File
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April 12, 2020 - 10:54 am
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was discharged from a London hospital where he was treated in intensive care for the coronavirus as the U.K. on Sunday became the fourth European country to surpass 10,000 virus-related deaths. Read more here.
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Workers in protective body suits walk past sinks for hand washing at the "Corabastos," one of Latin America's largest food distribution centers, as they work to disinfect it to help contain the spread of the new coronavirus in Bogota, Colombia.
Fernando Vergara/AP
AP News
April 10, 2020 - 1:29 pm
The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus closed in on 100,000 as Christians around the globe marked a Good Friday unlike any other — in front of computer screens instead of in church pews — and some countries tiptoed toward reopening segments of their battered economies. Read more here.
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In this Thursday, March 14, 2019, file photo, a Border Patrol agent talks with a group suspected of having entered the U.S. illegally near McAllen, Texas.
Eric Gay/AP
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April 10, 2020 - 11:45 am
President Donald Trump's administration is relying on a seldom-used public health law to set aside decades-old national and international immigration laws. Read more here.
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A resident gets a ride from her dog along a retail street in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province, Thursday, April 9, 2020.
Ng Han Guan/AP
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April 09, 2020 - 12:28 pm
Released from their apartments after a 2 1/2-month quarantine, residents of the city where the coronavirus pandemic began are cautiously returning to shopping and strolling in the streets. Read more here.
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