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Rose Sanders urges Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey to expand Medicaid during a news conference on April 14 at the state Capitol in Montgomery, Ala. Kim Chandler/AP hide caption

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The Coronavirus Crisis

The South's Handling Of Coronavirus Could Be 'A Macabre Game Of Whack-A-Mole'

Underlying issues such as poverty and chronic disease make the South particularly vulnerable. The region is also at high risk for natural disasters at a time when emergency resources are stretched.

Heirloom Apollo Brown
Lakota Lullaby Robert Tree Cody

The U.S. leg of Weezer's Hella Mega tour with Green Day and Fall Out Boy has yet to be canceled due to the coronavirus, leaving fans who purchased tickets in limbo when it comes to refunds. Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Why Ticket Holders Are Struggling To Get Refunds For Concerts And Live Events

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Get That Paper Hotday & The Dreamteam
Dancing Is the Best Revenege !!!

Rose Sanders urges Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey to expand Medicaid during a news conference on April 14 at the state Capitol in Montgomery, Ala. Kim Chandler/AP hide caption

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The South's Handling Of Coronavirus Could Be 'A Macabre Game Of Whack-A-Mole'

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Long-Lost U.S. Military Satellite Found By Amateur Radio Operator

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Space Oddity Fritz von Runte
Volcano [Instrumental] Damien Rice
Northern Lights Saycet

Notre Dame head coach Muffet McGraw questions an official during a game in South Bend, Ind., on March 23, 2019. McGraw retired this week after 33 years coaching women's basketball at Notre Dame. Robert Franklin/AP hide caption

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Notre Dame Basketball Coach Muffet McGraw Wants To See More Women Coaching

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Sound Track STRFKR
Chants De Maldoror Of Montreal
Save It for Sunday Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit
Third [Max Cooper Remix] Hiatus & The Hiatus
Friday Sky Babeheaven

Parents and their children stand in line waiting to get inside Stengaard School north of Copenhagen, Denmark. Olafur Steinar Gestsson/Ritzau Scanpix/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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9 Ways Schools Will Look Different When (And If) They Reopen

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Wes Slim

Relatives mourn at the site of a mass burial at the Nossa Senhora Aparecida cemetery, in Manaus, Amazonas state, Brazil, on Tuesday. The cemetery is carrying out burials in common graves due to the large number of deaths from COVID-19 disease, according to a cemetery official. Edmar Barros/AP hide caption

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'Living Through A Nightmare': Brazil's Manaus Digs A Mass Grave As Deaths Mount

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The Rider - Ending Suite Nathan Halpern
On My Knees Rasputina

Sweet Crude sings modern indie pop in Louisiana French, a centuries-old dialect. "We had this intention of giving this very old dialect a brand new set of clothes," band member Sam Craft says. Augusta Sagnelli/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Old Language, New Clothes: Sweet Crude On Singing Modern Pop In Louisiana French

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The Purge Sweet Crude
Get 'Em Out By Friday Genesis

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