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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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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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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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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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.
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.
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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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.