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Health Officials Warn Americans To Start Planning For Spread Of Coronavirus In U.S.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging Americans to prepare for the possibility of more aggressive measures to stop the new coronavirus in the United States.

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Grimes' fifth album, Miss Anthropocene, pushes the pleasure buttons of mainstream pop while also appearing to critique it. Mac Boucher/Neil Hansen/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Review: On 'Miss Anthropocene,' Grimes Crafts Pop Both Visceral And Cryptic

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Health Officials Warn Americans To Plan For The Spread Of Coronavirus In U.S.

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Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg defended the "stop-and-frisk" policy for years, until he launched his presidential bid. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Mike Bloomberg Can't Shake The Legacy Of Stop-And-Frisk Policing In New York

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Music for the Last Couple The Jam
Inútil Paisagem Zimbo Trio
Alone In Berlin Kev Sheridan
Babies Pulp

Specialist Meric Greenbaum works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday. Stocks slumped and bond prices soared for the second day in a row as fears spread that the widening coronavirus outbreak will put the brakes on the global economy. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Dow Drops 1,900 Points In 2 Days As Markets Sell Off On Fears Of Coronavirus Spread

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Walking in the Rain Flash and the Pan
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In a statement, singer Plácido Domingo said, "I accept full responsibility for my actions, and I have grown from this experience." Dimitar Dilkoff/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Union Says Plácido Domingo Engaged In 'Inappropriate Activity'

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