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Coronavirus Update: U.S. GDP Hit, Meat Plants to Remain Open

The U.S. economy shrank at a 4.8% pace in the first quarter as many companies report losses, President Trump’s action to keep meat-processing plants open is criticized by unions, and labs say Covid-19 testing capacity is unused. WSJ’s Shelby Holliday … Continue reading

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Palantir as a U.S. coronavirus tracker alarms privacy watchdogs

Palantir working as a U.S. coronavirus tracker with the Donald Trump administration highly alarms privacy and surveillance watchdogs. National security reporter for The Daily Beast Spencer Ackerman joins Joy Reid to discuss. Read more Read the origin of topic at … Continue reading

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Brinkley: Nothing else like Trump’s ‘cavernous stupidity’ in U.S. history

Historian and presidential biographer Douglas Brinkley and Eugene Robinson of The Washington Post react to the wild speculation we have seen from the president amid his response to the coronavirus pandemic. Read more Read the origin of topic at msnbc.com … Continue reading

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Prison conditions key to controlling coronavirus spread in U.S.

Anthony Romero, executive director of the ACLU, talks with Rachel Maddow about the importance of reducing prison populations and improving sanitation in U.S. prisons not only for the sake of the health of prisoners and prison employees in the midst … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Update: U.S. Weighs Oil Aid, Netflix Subscriptions Surge

As a $484 billion aid package for small businesses moves to the House, the administration weighs helping oil companies; Wisconsin’s Republicans sue over the stay-at-home order; Netflix posts breakneck subscriber growth. WSJ’s Jason Bellini has the latest on the pandemic. … Continue reading

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FOX News defends Trump’s COVID-19 response and pushes for U.S. to reopen

The president continues to get exceedingly favorable coverage from FOX News hosts for his coronavirus response despite heavy criticism from many governors. Jeremy Peters of The New York Times joins to discuss. Read more Read the origin of topic at … Continue reading

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U.S. Crude Prices Hit New 18-Year Low and Banks Report Poor Earnings

Despite their recent poor earnings, it’s not a bad time to be a big bank. WSJ’s Paul Vigna breaks down this week’s winners and losers. Photo: Mark Kauzlarich/Bloomberg News Read the origin of topic at WSJ Live Video

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What the U.S. needs to do to follow Europe’s steps towards ending lockdowns

Dr. Vin Gupta, a pulmonologist and global health policy expert at the University of Washington Medical School, explains some of the best practices that have allowed certain European countries to move towards reopening their countries, and what the United Read … Continue reading

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‘Tiger King’ Popularity Highlights Market for Big Cats in U.S.

The Netflix documentary series “Tiger King” sheds light on the culture of tiger ownership in the U.S., but doesn’t reveal how prolific this culture really is. This video explains the patchwork of state laws that makes private ownership of tigers … Continue reading

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WHO Responds to U.S. Halt in Funding

The head of the World Health Organization, Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, urged solidarity in the global response to the coronavirus pandemic and said they regret the Trump administration’s decision to suspend funding to the WHO. Photo: Salvatore Di Nolfi/Shutterstock Read … Continue reading

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