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 2020-03-31 09:28 

Washington Post

Could do better: Japan gently chided by UN climate chief...

The top United Nations climate official has chided Japan over its new plan to reduce greenhouse gas emission...

 2020-03-31 09:01 

CNN

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Illinois governor says feds sent wrong type of protective medical masks...

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Monday that the federal government sent the wrong type of medical masks in a shipment that his state recently received....

 2020-03-31 09:00 

Slate Magazine

"It's Every Man for Himself"...

How one Florida mayor is trying to protect her city from COVID-19....

 2020-03-31 09:00 

The Daily Beast

How to Do Laundry At Home Without a Washing Machine or Dryer...

My process of doing laundry at home involves drying racks and a whole lot of forearm strength....

 2020-03-31 09:00 

The Daily Beast

Purple's Seat Cushion Makes Any Chair The Most Comfortable Place to Sit...

Working from home meant an uncomfortable chair, before I found this cushion....

 2020-03-31 08:53 

The Daily Beast

The Heart of Canada's Craft Distilling Movement...

This excerpt from the new book "The Definitive Guide to Canadian Distilleries," explains how British Columbia became Canada's craft distilling leader....

 2020-03-31 08:52 

The Daily Beast

How to Stop Republicans From Rigging America's Elections...

Katie Fahey, an anti-gerrymandering activist and subject of the new doc "Slay the Dragon," writes about why Americans must put an end to toxic partisan gerrymandering....

 2020-03-31 08:51 

The Daily Beast

Tim and Eric on How to Make a Sitcom Even Cringier Than 'Fuller House,' But Funny...

Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim—of the popular Adult Swim comedy duo Tim & Eric—are now the stars of their own sitcom, a demented anti-"Fuller House."...

 2020-03-31 08:50 

The Daily Beast

Trump Is 'Eroding Truth,' and CNN's Jim Acosta Plays Into His Hands, Says ABC's Jon Karl...

The ABC star's new book 'Front Row at the Trump Show' is out this week. Karl talked to The Daily Beast about Trump's bullying and how some reporters don't help by grandstanding....

 2020-03-31 08:49 

The Daily Beast

Russia's Covid-19 Crackdowns Could Get Real Ugly...

As the pandemic spreads, the fallback position for some leaders in the former Soviet Empire is to suppress people as much as disease....

 2020-03-31 08:47 

The Daily Beast

Coronavirus Killed Trans Latina Activist Lorena Borjas, but Her 'Great Warrior' Legacy Lives On...

Trans Latina activist Lorena Borjas has died of coronavirus-related complications. Friends and fellow campaigners say she made the personal passionately political....

 2020-03-31 08:46 

The Daily Beast

Virtual Travel Can't Replace the Real Thing but It'll Do in a Pinch...

Nearly all of us are now stuck at home and our wandering must be done while ensconced in our sofas. It turns out there's a feast of virtual travel out there, but as to quality......

 2020-03-31 08:45 

The Daily Beast

Could These New Tests Be a Coronavirus 'Game Changer'?...

A new brand of five-minute COVID-19 tests could help doctors keep sick patients from catching the virus, protect frontline health-care workers, and take some pressure off labs....

 2020-03-31 08:45 

The Daily Beast

Joe Biden Is Smart to Get the Hell Out of the Way...

Everybody wants him out there having press conferences every day. Being the shadow president. Relax. Absence makes the heart grow fonder....

 2020-03-31 08:44 

The Daily Beast

Docs Buck Bosses to Beg Cuomo for Coronavirus Protective Gear...

Is sterilizing and reusing masks and other medical equipment safe? Frontline health-care workers are worried they're about to find out....

 2020-03-31 08:44 

The Daily Beast

Do I Have to Pay My Rent or Mortgage During the Pandemic?...

Some local governments have moved to stem evictions and foreclosures for everyone, and a few are even freezing rent and mortgage payments entirely....

 2020-03-31 08:43 

The Daily Beast

The Craziest Bits From the New Epstein Book: Jacko, Trump, Prince Andrew, and the CIA...

A new book reveals shocking details about Epstein's connections to the famous, including Trump, Clinton, and Prince Andrew—and drops hints about Epstein's ties to the CIA....

 2020-03-31 08:43 

The Daily Beast

The Real Housewives Are (Barely) Surviving Their Quarantines: 'I Haven't Had Hard Food in 10 Days'...

Ahead of the "Real Housewives of New York" premiere, the ladies who lunch tell us how they're handling life in isolation: aerobics, cabaret, cleaning in lingerie, and colonics....

 2020-03-31 08:42 

The Daily Beast

Trump Toned It Down On China—After Xi Sucked Up To Him...

The president has taken a more conciliatory tone recently. And State Department cables suggest that China-blaming is no longer in the script....

 2020-03-31 08:32 

Washington Post

Ukraine approves legislation in a bid for IMF aid...

Ukraine's parliament has voted to lift the ban on the sale of farmland in a move that will allow the country to get $8 billion worth of aid from the International Monetary Fund...

 2020-03-31 07:40 

CNN

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Fact check: Trump again touts unproven drugs for coronavirus, and other misleading statements from Monday's briefing...

President Donald Trump made another series of inaccurate and misleading statements during his coronavirus press briefing Monday afternoon from the White House Rose Garden....

 2020-03-31 07:38 

CNN

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Trump says he could see recommending all Americans wear masks...

President Donald Trump said Monday he could foresee a scenario where all Americans are recommended to wear masks in public to prevent the spread of coronavirus....

 2020-03-31 07:00 

Washington Post

New Trump video offers more spin than 'hope'...

A Trump campaign video takes many quotes out of context to suggest bipartisan celebration of the president's handling of the coronavirus outbreak....

 2020-03-31 06:00 

The Atlantic

The Problem With Being 'at War' With the Coronavirus...

Leaders invoking battle terminology to galvanize national action risk achieving the opposite....

 2020-03-31 05:56 

CNN

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First US service member dies from coronavirus...

The first US service member has died from Covid-19, the US military announced on Monday....

 2020-03-31 05:54 

CNN

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Marine Corps suspends new recruit training at Parris Island amid coronavirus outbreak...

The US Marine Corps said Monday that it is...

 2020-03-31 05:46 

The Daily Beast

Bernie Sanders Goes Off on 'Grotesque' Republicans Over Coronavirus Stimulus Bill...

The Vermont senator conferenced in with host Seth Meyers on the first "official" episode of "Late Night" since the shutdown....

 2020-03-31 05:31 

CNN

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The Point: Why Texas will soon be the most politically important state...

While the world was fixated on the coronavirus, the US Census Bureau released its latest county-by-county population estimates....

 2020-03-31 05:30 

CNN

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Acosta reads Trump his past remarks downplaying virus...

President Donald Trump criticized CNN's Jim Acosta for asking how Trump would defend his past statements that downplayed the coronavirus in the early phrases of the outbreak....

 2020-03-31 05:24 

CNN

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Federal judge blocks Texas order liming abortion access over coronavirus...

A federal judge has blocked a Texas executive order banning non-essential medical procedures from limiting abortion access during the coronavirus outbreak, a win for abortion rights activists as the fight over abortion rights intersects with the worsening...

 2020-03-31 04:37 

CNN

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US warns citizens abroad to return or they risk getting stuck...

State Department officials warned Americans stranded overseas Monday by the coronavirus pandemic that they should make plans to return to the US while the government is able to help them or be prepared to shelter in place indefinitely....

 2020-03-31 04:21 

Washington Post

How will we vote? Outbreak revives debate on mail-in ballots...

Democrats have long argued that elections should be conducted by mail to make them easier for voters, and the coronavirus outbreak is giving new momentum to their cause...

 2020-03-31 04:16 

MSNBC

Trump antagonism of China could hurt coronavirus cooperation...

Donald McNeil, science and health reporter for the New York Times, talks with Rachel Maddow about why the coronavirus expertise and resources of China could be an opportunity for the U.S., unless Donald Trump's behavior makes cooperation an impossibil...

 2020-03-31 04:16 

CNN

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House Democrats eye ambitious fourth coronavirus bill...

House Democratic leaders laid out their priorities for an ambitious fourth coronavirus response package on Monday, saying they hope to pass bipartisan legislation with more direct payments for individuals, money for state and local governments, and fundin...

 2020-03-31 04:16 

Washington Post

White House turns to statistical models for virus forecast...

Like forecasters tracking a megastorm, White House officials are relying on statistical models to predict the impact of the coronavirus outbreak and try to protect as many people as possible...

 2020-03-31 04:15 

The Daily Beast

Stephen Colbert Unloads on Trump for Accusing Medical Workers of Stealing Masks...

"Does he think they're holding underground 'Eyes Wide Shut' medical supply orgies?" the "Late Show" host asked in his first full show from home....

 2020-03-31 04:11 

MSNBC

Pentagon may be best option to coordinate medical equipment supply chain...

Donald McNeil, science and health report for the New York Times talks with Rachel Maddow about the challenge of medical resources in the U.S. not being applied where they're needed, and the possibility that the Pentagon may be best suited to serve as ...

 2020-03-31 04:00 

MSNBC

NY nurse: Treating coronavirus is like working in a 'war zone'...

Amy Lee Pacholk, a nurse from Stony Brook University Hospital, details what a day on the job is like for medical professionals dealing with the coronavirus pandemic in and around New York City....

 2020-03-31 03:54 

MSNBC

National COVID-19 response useless for coordinating medical supplies...

Rachel Maddow shares audio obtained by CBS News that highlights Donald Trump's obliviousness to the plight of states competing with each other and the federal government for medical supplies as a direct result of his own lack of leadership in respondi...

 2020-03-31 03:47 

CNN

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Trump's coronavirus briefings matter whether or not he tells the truth...

There is one thing you know for sure when President Donald Trump holds a briefing about coronavirus: you cannot trust what he says....

 2020-03-31 03:39 

MSNBC

NYC doctor on coronavirus: Feels like a tsunami is about to hit us...

Dr. Dahlia Rizk with New York City's Mt. Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center joins to discuss the growing concern among medical professionals in the nation's largest city about the coming spike in coronavirus cases....

 2020-03-31 03:34 

The Atlantic

Exclusive: Kushner Firm Built the Coronavirus Website Trump Promised...

The extent of Oscar Health's work on coronavirus testing hasn't been previously reported....

 2020-03-31 03:30 

Crooks and Liars

Coronavirus Head On Trump Is The Best Thing You'll See All Day...

Thanks to artists and creators for giving us distractions during the pandemic. Open thread below... #TrumpVirusCoverup #TrumpVirus2020 #TrumpVirusCatastrophe #TrumpPandemic #TrumpLiedPeopleDied pic.twitter.com/9k4JEuFXEb — JackTakesRussianMoney (@Tw...

 2020-03-31 03:26 

MSNBC

Trump shifts coronavirus response responsibility to states...

Nancy Cook of POLITICO discusses the response to the coronavirus pandemic from the Trump White House as states across the nation push the federal government to do more as the U.S. death toll nears 3,000....

 2020-03-31 03:23 

MSNBC

Missouri nurses join plea for governor to issue stay-at-home order...

Rachel Maddow notes that despite pleas from Missouri health care providers and the fact that the number of coronavirus cases in Missouri jumped 600% last week, Governor Parson has no plans for a statewide stay-at-home order....

 2020-03-31 03:20 

MSNBC

Trump backs off reopening as nation's coronavirus death toll nears 3,000...

With the number of coronavirus cases in America now well over 160,000, the president is no longer talking about having the nation back open by Easter as states look the Washington for supplies and leadership....

 2020-03-31 03:14 

MSNBC

Gov. Cuomo: Coronavirus pandemic is 'a full blown, nationwide crisis'...

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) tells Lawrence O'Donnell that the coronavirus pandemic is forcing the government to "perform in a way it hasn't in most people's lifetimes" and what New York is doing to save lives....

 2020-03-31 03:12 

MSNBC

Gov. Cuomo: 'All you need is one' person to cause massive spread of the coronavirus...

Gov. Andrew Cuomo tells Lawrence O'Donnell that stay at home restrictions for all of New York State are necessary because just a few people with coronavirus can "decimate a population."...

 2020-03-31 03:09 

MSNBC

Gov. Cuomo: 'Nothing unique about New York' in coronavirus crisis...

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-NY) tells Lawrence O'Donnell that the coronavirus is like "a fire through dry grass" that will spread all across the United States, not just New York....

 2020-03-31 03:02 

The Daily Beast

Sean Hannity, of All People, Rips 'Conspiracy Theorists' in the Media...

Hannity blasting others in the media as conspiracy theorists is rich, given his own history....

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