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StoryGraph Biggest Story 2020-04-20 -- stay-at-home orders, public health officials, new york, the federal government, state union

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Some Southern states are reopening businesses; US death toll passes 42,000

Three Southern states are moving to reopen parts of their economies, even as health experts and government leaders debate whether there is sufficient coronavirus testing available to relax restrictions.

Trump Ignored Real Time Coronavirus Info From The WHO

Trump blames the WHO for the spread of coronavirus, but there was an American team at the WHO providing real-time info to Trump that he ignored.

Maryland Republican Governor Says Trump and Pence Are Lying About Testing

Republican Gov. Larry Hogan of Maryland said that Donald Trump is lying about states having enough tests to reopen their economies.

Pelosi Calls Out Trump’s Fake Stay At Home Protests Distraction

Speaker Pelosi said that the stay at home order protests that are being carried out by Trump supporters are a distraction from Trump's virus failures.

Trump to use Defense Production Act to make swabs for coronavirus testing

President Trump announced his intention to invoke the Defense Production Act to make swabs needed for coronavirus tests.

Trump's message to 'liberate' states dangerous: Washington Gov. Jay Inslee

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee appeared Sunday on ABC’s “This Week.”

CNN's Zakaria: Blaming China for Coronavirus Spread Changes Nothing

Sunday, CNN "Fareed Zakaria GPS" host Fareed Zakaria sounded off on President Donald Trump blaming China for the spread of the coronavirus across the world. | Clips

Trump says government will step up coronavirus testing efforts, after governors blast federal inaction

Hours earlier, governors from both parties complained equipment was in short supply.

Trump shocks in time of crisis with his standard approach

Even after three tumultuous years in which President Donald Trump has shredded the decorum of his office, his unwillingness to provide unifying leadership still has the power to shock.

US coronavirus death toll tops 40,000 as researchers call for more testing before reopening economy

The United States' coronavirus death toll topped 40,000 on Sunday afternoon, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.

Opinion: Coronavirus Questions How We Define Freedom, Especially for Women Enduring Domestic Violence

I was out driving in Chicago the other day, and as I stopped for a red light near the corner of Lawrence Avenue and Pulaski Road, I found myself idling in front of the Admiral

Lockdown politics increasingly pit economic, health concerns

Governments locking down their countries to hinder the spread of the coronavirus and citizens anxious to see businesses and other economic activity resume are increasingly at odds

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