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South Korea has far outpaced other countries including the U.S. in coronavirus testing, a move that could mean early detection and lives saved. LA Times
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President Donald Trump has tested negative for the new coronavirus, according to the president’s personal physician. The White House released the test results Saturday night after Trump told reporters hours earlier that he had taken the coronavirus test, following days of resisting being screened despite the fact that he had been in recent contact with... New York Post
The cast and crew filmed on Friday without an audience, New York Post
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Amazon cracked down on coronavirus price gouging. Now, while the rest of the world searches, some sellers are holding stockpiles of sanitizer and masks. New York Times
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Taco Bell on Saturday announced plans to potentially close down its dining rooms to customers in an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the country. Mark King, the chief executive officer of Taco Bell Corp., said in a statement that the company is considering measures it ... Washington Times
Sen. Ron Johnson, Wisconsin Republican, indicated his opposition Saturday to the coronavirus relief bill supported by President Trump and approved by the House of Representatives. Mr. Johnson, the chair of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, voiced concerns about the Families First Coronavirus Response Act being considered on Capitol ... Washington Times
Primary elections scheduled to take place in four states Tuesday will happen as scheduled in spite of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, officials announced Friday. The secretaries of state for Arizona, Florida, Illinois and Ohio said in a joint statement that health and election officials are working to ensure the primaries ... Washington Times
Three American service members were among the wounded in a new rocket attack on Camp Taji in Iraq. ABC
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Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a law for constitutional changes that could keep him in power for another 16 years, a step that must still be approved in a nationwide vote ABC
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Apple CEO Tim Cook says the tech giant’s retail operation outside of China is going online-only for two weeks as part of efforts to fight the global viral pandemic ABC
Hundreds of scientists write to the government calling for tougher measures to tackle Covid-19. BBC
Every aspect of modern life is being hit in the response to the coronavirus pandemic. CBS
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Jackson endorsed Sanders in Michigan last week. CBS
The U.S Department of Health and Human Services estimates if the coronavirus outbreak becomes "very severe" about 38 million Americans will need medical care and nearly 10 million will need to stay in hospitals. Adriana Diaz reports. CBS
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Distilleries across the U.S. are using their own alcohol to make hand sanitizer to donate to their communities. CBS
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The CEOs of both United Airlines and Delta have confirmed they've been in talks with the administration about potential government aid. CNBC
The White House is taking new precautions to prevent the virus from infecting President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence, according to a statement from deputy press secretary Judd Deere. CNBC
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Trump launched another barrage of criticism at the Fed, saying Saturday it's behind its global peers in the economic fight against the coronavirus. CNBC
Former Democratic candidate for Florida governor, Andrew Gillum, was found "inebriated" early Friday morning in a hotel where meth was also recovered, according to a Miami Beach police report. FOX News
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Countries around the world on Saturday continued to close borders, impose strict entry and quarantine requirements and restrict large gatherings in efforts to contain the spread of the new coronavirus. Reuters
Israel plans to use anti-terrorism tracking technology and a partial shutdown of its economy to minimize the risk of coronavirus transmission, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday. Reuters
Delta Air Lines plans to scale back more flights after the United States expanded travel restrictions to Britain and Ireland, it said, and Southwest Airlines was moving toward its first flight cuts as the spreading coronavirus saps demand. Reuters
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French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe ordered Saturday the closure of non-essential public locations, in a move similar to Italy, to curb the accelerating spread of the coronavirus in the country. UPI
A federal judge has blocked a Trump administration rule from going into effect next month that was expected to cut food stamps for nearly 700,000 people. UPI
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