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Gateway to the Americas Bridge connecting Laredo, Texas and Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico, has been nearly empty. On a normal day, about 10,000 people cross from Nuevo Laredo into Laredo. This week, it's barely a trickle. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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Life On The U.S.-Mexico Frontier Dramatically Altered By Partial Border Shutdown

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Dr. Kass recently sent all three of her children away, to live with her parents in New Jersey while she treats coronavirus patients. Erin Gitlin hide caption

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Coronavirus Pandemic Takes A Toll On ER Doctors' Health And Families

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The Rev. Joseph Lowery gave the benediction during the inauguration of President Barack Obama. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Rev. Joseph Lowery, 'Dean' Of The Civil Rights Movement, Dies At 98

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Episode 986: America Unemployed

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Andrea Schry (right) fills out the buyer's part of legal forms to buy a handgun as shop worker Missy Morosky fills out the vendor's parts after Dukes Sport Shop in New Castle, Pa., reopened on Wednesday. Keith Srakocic/AP hide caption

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Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced Friday that a member of her staff died from COVID-19, as the number of positive cases of coronavirus climbed to 271 in the nation's capital. Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption

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US President Donald Trump signs the CARES act, a $2 trillion rescue package to provide economic relief amid the coronavirus outbreak, at the Oval Office of the White House on March 27, 2020. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Doctors test hospital staff with flu-like symptoms for the coronavirus outside the Emergency Department at St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx. Not all New York City hospitals are able to do coronavirus tests on-site. Misha Friedman/Getty Images hide caption

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National Guard troops listen as New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo addresses a crowd on Friday at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York, which has been converted into a hospital. Bryan R. Smith/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Public health experts say skiing at resorts isn't as low risk as first thought. Most North American ski resorts — Sun Valley included — shut down for the season weeks ahead of schedule. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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An improvised hospital room at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, which is being turned into a hospital to help fight coronavirus cases in New York City. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images hide caption

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Immigration System Slowdown Keeps Some Doctors From Coronavirus Front Lines

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