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U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Kelly Craft meets with President Trump at the White House on Dec. 5, 2019. Craft says the president acted out of "moral obligation" when he said he would halt funding for the WHO. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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U.N. Ambassador Says Inaction By WHO, China Would Be 'Unforgiveable'

Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to the U.N., defended President Trump's decision to halt funding for the international health body, and said both Beijing and the WHO must show more accountability.

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Ellen DeGeneres was criticized for telling a joke comparing life under quarantine to being in jail. She was telling it from inside her mansion. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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The Rich Really Are Different. They Can Shelter In Nicer Places

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U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Kelly Craft meets with President Trump at the White House on Dec. 5, 2019. Craft says the president acted out of "moral obligation" when he said he would halt funding for the WHO. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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U.N. Ambassador Says Inaction By WHO, China Would Be 'Unforgiveable'

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Teaneck Volunteer Ambulance Corps member Bobby Alexiou, 20, wheels out a stretcher outside the home of a potential COVID-19-positive patient in Teaneck, N.J., after suiting up in a protective suit, donated goggles from the local high school and an N95 mask. Karen Yi/WNYC hide caption

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As Deaths Mount, Volunteer EMTs At New Jersey's Coronavirus Epicenter Labor On

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Recently adopted Chadian twins Claira (left) and Ariella play peekaboo to pass the time in Yaoundé, Cameroon, with their new parents, David and Michaela Parker, as they await their adoption visas. The 23-month-old girls cannot currently travel to America with the Parkers, who are petitioning the U.S. government for an exception for the girls' visas amid the coronavirus pandemic. David and Michaela Parker hide caption

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'We'd Have To Abandon Our Daughters': Pandemic Delays International Adoptions

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Lee Konitz, Prolific And Influential Jazz Saxophonist, Dies At 92

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