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Unable to stage campaign rallies due to the coronavirus, President Trump is visiting medical supply facilities in states crucial to his reelection bid. He goes to Michigan on Thursday, his third visit to a swing state in three weeks. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Dems twist the facts to their benefit.
The coronavirus may deepen the U.S. mental health crisis, experts say. Patients may fall through the cracks; new ones experience anxiety and depression. LA Times
VOA VIEW: It's possible.
In early March, the federal health agency was warning that it "may be possible" to pass on the virus from contaminated surfaces, according to Fox News. New York Post
VOA VIEW: More info is now known.

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The city checked over 150 homeless men into an upscale Brooklyn hotel and apartment tower to ride out the coronavirus potentially delivering the pandemic to the doorstep of the building’s residential units, fearful tenants told The Post. “There were people lined up outside the hotel and they weren’t wearing masks and gloves. They weren’t social-distancing... New York Post
VOA VIEW: Liberal stupidity.
Mastercard Inc will not ask staff to return to its worldwide corporate offices until a vaccine is available for the sometimes fatal coronavirus that has infected the globe, a senior executive told Reuters on Wednesday. Rueters
VOA VIEW: Overreach!
The three major averages on Wall St. notched their fourth gain in five sessions on Wednesday as investors again bet on a swift economic recovery from coronavirus-driven lockdowns and the potential for more stimulus measures from the Federal Reserve. Rueters
The House Judiciary Committee said grand jury evidence from the Russia probe could reveal new evidence of impeachable offenses.        USA Today
VOA VIEW: Good - Dems never give up, they are desperate.
Trump indicated that rescheduling the G-7 for next month at Camp David would send a signal that the world is recovering from the coronavirus pandemic.        USA Today
The president said if Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson sends out absentee ballots to voters he will withhold funding but that's not what she's doing,        USA Today
VOA VIEW: Good!

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If Joe Biden doesn't pick a woman of color as a running mate, black and Latino leaders warn, Democrats could repeat the mistakes of Hillary Clinton.        USA Today
VOA VIEW: Dems should lose big.
U.S. births have hit the lowest point in 35 years, with fertility rates dipping to "below replacement levels," according to a federal health report released Wednesday. There were 3,745,540 babies born in the U.S. in 2019, down 1% from the previous year, according to provisional data from the Centers for ... Washington Times
Sen. Kamala Harris wants this on the record — the term "Chinese Virus" is hate speech fueling attacks against Asians. The California Democrat and failed 2020 presidential candidate has introduced a resolution condemning "all forms of Anti-Asian sentiment as related to COVID-19." Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Harris is an idiot.
Cambridge University announced it would cancel in-person lectures for the entire 2020-21 school year in one of the most sweeping measures any international college. ABC
VOA VIEW: Will tuition fees drop?

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Hong Kong’s last British governor, Chris Patten, is urging protesters not to “lose faith” over what he describes as moves by Beijing to tighten its control over the semi-autonomous city ABC
VOA VIEW: Never lose hope.
The coronavirus pandemic is taking out large sections of Hawaii's economy ABC
VOA VIEW: Hawaii leaders should resign.
More than 10% of households in a survey last week said they couldn’t get enough of the food they needed ABC
VOA VIEW: The pandemic has hurt the economy.

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A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 325,000 people worldwide. ABC
VOA VIEW: Expected!
Trump allies are looking for pro-Trump doctors who can tout the president's point of view amid tensions between public health and economic health. CBS
VOA VIEW: As they should.
One Social Security recipient who has been waiting for weeks said he's disheartened: "It's not a good system." CBS
VOA VIEW: Government supervision has been bad.
Almost two-thirds of the Covid-19 cases were reported in just four countries, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said. CNBC
Stocks rose, building on this week's gains, as traders increased bets of an economic recovery with more states easing stay-at-home orders. CNBC

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The proposal from Amy Klobuchar, Ben Sasse, Cory Booker and Tim Scott aims to train workers who lost their jobs during the coronavirus pandemic. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Idiots!
The Ukraine gas company Burisma and its connection to Joe Biden's son Hunter Biden were central issues in President Trump's impeachment. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Regular Dem BS
The Treasury Department and the IRS gave taxpayers three more months to submit their 2019 returns and pay any amounts due. Americans are taking advantage of the extra time, as returns submitted fell by nearly 10% year over year. CNBC
VOA VIEW: No one expected different.

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In the early weeks of the US coronavirus outbreak, staff members in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had tracked a growing number of transmissions in Europe and elsewhere, and proposed a global advisory that would alert flyers to the dangers of air travel. CNN
VOA VIEW: Liberal CNN foolishness.
CNN's Chris Cuomo argues that President Trump doesn't like coronavirus testing, tracing or masks because they may make people "less pumped to reopen recklessly." CNN
VOA VIEW: Cuomo and CNN crap.
This year’s Memorial Day will look a little different for the "wear blue: run to remember" community amid the coronavirus pandemic—but that won’t stop them from running “for the fallen; for the fighting; for families.” FOX News
The Federal Trade Commission has warned that nursing homes in Iowa, as well as other states, have been coercing residents on Medicaid to hand over their coronavirus stimulus checks. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Those involved should receive heavy sentences.
Two studies in monkeys published on Wednesday offer some of the first scientific evidence that surviving COVID-19 may result in immunity from reinfection, a positive sign that vaccines under development may succeed, U.S. researchers said on Wednesday. Reuters
Democratic senators on Wednesday grilled Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler on the agency's recent moves to roll back rules and halt enforcement actions and monitoring requirements during the coronavirus outbreak, saying they would especially harm minorities. Reuters
VOA VIEW: Dem stupidity.
New York City residents from low-income communities have tested positive for COVID-19 antibodies at a higher-than-average rate, underscoring the disproportionate impact of the disease on people of color, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Wednesday. Reuters
VOA VIEW: No surprise - lower income and blacks do not take as much care.
Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer is facing an increasingly mainstream backlash against her stay-at-home orders, with a growing number of local officials and business leaders arguing the restrictions have outlived their usefulness. Reuters
VOA VIEW: Whitmer is finished.
The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday warned California's governor that his COVID-19 restrictions discriminated against places of worship by preventing them from meeting while businesses and film studios are allowed to carry on working. Reuters
VOA VIEW: CA is Dump!
House lawmakers will be able to cast votes and conduct committee meetings remotely for the next month and a half under a new rule Wednesday from Speaker Nancy Pelosi. UPI
VOA VIEW: Will she reduce pay for lack of performance?
The Internal Revenue Service says it will start calling staffers back to work in less than two weeks, after most have been idle or telecommuting since March due to coronavirus restrictions. UPI
VOA VIEW: Time will tell.

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