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U.S. Navy Captain Brett E. Crozier, the commander of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, was relieved of his command on Friday after he complained in a letter about the Navy's response to a shipboard outbreak of coronavirus. U.S. Navy hide caption

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USS Roosevelt Commander Removed After Criticizing Handling Of Coronavirus Outbreak

Capt. Brett Crozier was relieved of his command of the USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier after a highly critical letter he wrote to his superiors went public

Henry Paulson, who served as treasury secretary during the 2008 financial crisis, says getting money out rapidly to people and businesses will be the key to limiting damage to the economy. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Get Money Out To The Economy Quickly, Ex-Treasury Secretary Says

Henry Paulson, who served during the 2008 financial crisis, says sending money rapidly to people and businesses will be the key to limiting damage to the economy.

The Food and DrugAdministration announced Thursday that it was reducing the amount of time gay men have to wait before giving blood amid an unprecedented shortage in the U.S. blood supply. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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FDA Loosens Restrictions On Gay Blood Donors Amid 'Urgent Need' Caused By Coronavirus

Federal rules had made such donors wait 12 months before donating. That wait is now three months. The coronavirus outbreak has caused donor centers to be closed and blood drives canceled.

A patient receiving a flu vaccination in Mesquite, Texas, in January. Amid the COVID-19 epidemic, there's been a steep drop in patients seeking non-urgent primary care and specialty care. LM Otero/AP hide caption

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COVID-19 Hits Some Health Care Workers With Pay Cuts And Layoffs

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As the health industry focuses on COVID-19, there's been a big drop in non-urgent visits for primary care and specialty care. Medical practices are being forced to furlough or lay off staff.

Prosecutors say the USNS Mercy, seen last week entering the Port of Los Angeles, was the target of a train engineer's unsuccessful attack on Tuesday. The derailed train slid to a halt more than 250 yards from the hospital ship. The Mercy was unharmed, and no one was injured. Mark J. Terrill/AP hide caption

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Train Engineer Says He Crashed In Attempt To Attack Navy Hospital Ship In L.A.

"People don't know what's going on here. Now they will," the engineer allegedly told a California Highway Patrol officer who apprehended him immediately after the incident.

Dr. Zhong Nanshan has become the public face of COVID-19 containment efforts. Above, he speaks at a press conference on February 27. Chen Jimin/China News Service via Getty Images hide caption

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They Call Him A Hero: Dr. Zhong Is The Public Face Of China's War Against Coronavirus

The 83-year-old, weightlifting pulmonologist is widely seen as a source of reliable information — although one recent comment seems to have been politicized by the government..

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Feisty. Ambitious. Lucky. Female Writers On The Words That Undermine Women

Pretty Bitches, a new essay collection edited by Lizzie Skurnick, explores how words that sound complimentary can actually be loaded with sexism. "These words are code," Skurnick says.

Feisty. Ambitious. Lucky. Female Writers On The Words That Undermine Women

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