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During his remarks to reporters before his departure to Norfolk, Va., President Trump said outside the White House that there was a "possibility that sometime today" there will be a two-week quarantine on parts of New York, Connecticut and New Jersey.
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Rep. Thomas Massie, R-Ky., at the Capitol on Friday, tried to force a recorded vote on the $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill. Massie and other libertarians worry the bill will ruin the United States' creditworthiness.
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President Trump speaks in front of the USNS Comfort in Norfolk, Va., on Saturday. The ship is departing for New York to assist hospitals responding to the coronavirus outbreak. Defense Secretary Mark Esper is at right.
Authorities are setting up a temporary hospital with 1,000 beds at the Jacob K. Javits Center on Friday in New York City. The city is bracing for an overwhelming tide of patients, as its number of confirmed cases continues to rise.
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Even some of the darkest, wettest parts of the Australian landscape burned during the country's fire season. The incursion of fire into these damp refuges alarms ecologists like Mark Graham.
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.
China's national liquor offered bottles of their premium product as a reward to health-care workers who traveled to Wuhan to help fight coronavirus. But there was a catch.
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A medical staff member checks on a ventilator in an intensive care unit. President Trump and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo are locked in a dispute about New York's need for ventilators amid the coronavirus.
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President 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 Friday.
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says there's no evidence that pets can contract or spread the coronavirus. But you still may want to keep your dog away from other people right now.