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The Coronavirus Crisis

Twitter, Facebook Remove Trump Post Over False Claim About Children And COVID-19

Both social networks said the president's false claims that children are "almost immune" from COVID-19 violated its policy on coronavirus misinformation.

River Freddie Joachim
Beyond the Sea of Trees Freddie Joachim feat. FloFilz
Memories of the Sky Hyakkei
Kagerou Railway Hyakkei
Yaruse Nakio No Beat Number Girl
Primal Scrip Matt Jorgensen
Big Chief With A Golden Crown Matt Jorgensen

A young Howard Ashman, photographed on the set of his musical Little Shop of Horrors. Disney hide caption

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A New Documentary Shines A Spotlight On The Lyricist Behind The Disney Renaissance

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Howard - WPA Theater Alan Menken
Part of Your World Gävle Symphony Orchestra

Artist Ekene Ijeoma on the set of "Deconstructed Anthems" at Houston's Day For Night Festival in 2017. Katrina Barber /Resnicow and Associates hide caption

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This Audio Portrait Of The 2020 Census Asks: Whose Voices Really Count?

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Wind Loop Teebs
Autumn Antique Teebs

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Twitter, Facebook Remove Trump Post Over False Claim About Children And COVID-19

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe bows Thursday in front of a memorial to people who were killed in the 1945 atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Philip Fong/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Hiroshima Atomic Bombing Raising New Questions 75 Years Later

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Bridal Chorus Danny Wright
Wedding March Danny Wright

Maria Ressa, CEO of the Rappler news site, leaves a Philippine regional trial court after being convicted for cyber libel on June 15. Ressa, a veteran journalist and outspoken critic of President Rodrigo Duterte, is the focus of A Thousand Cuts, a documentary to be released virtually in the U.S. on Aug. 7. Ezra Acayan/Getty Images hide caption

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Philippine Journalist Maria Ressa: 'Journalism Is Activism'

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Gradient Portico Quartet
Memory Palace Portico Quartet
Uno Madlib
Words Echoing from Teachers Past Legendary Skies
In the Gray Legendary Skies
Banjo Tramp Eric & Kimberly White
New South Africa Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn
Sally Goodin Jason Romero & Pharis Romero

The extra $600-a-week unemployment benefit has kept jobless people from plummeting into further debt and has allowed for sustained spending, a boon for the struggling economy. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Economy On High Alert Over Shaky Future Of Extra Jobless Benefits

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Former Vice President Joe Biden, seen here during a July campaign event in Dunmore, Pa., told reporters that it would be up to the attorney general to decide whether to pursue criminal charges against President Trump once he leaves office. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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WATCH: Biden Says He Wouldn't Stand In The Way Of A Trump Prosecution

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