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Chinese rights lawyer reportedly released after 4 years in prison
BEIJING — Wang Quanzhang, a well-known Chinese rights lawyer, was released from prison Sunday after being held for more than four years, his wife said. It was unclear whether he would be allowed to return to Beijing, where he practiced and lived with his wife and young son. Police took him to his house in...
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For Browns' Denzel Ward, helping less fortunate during coronavirus pandemic is personal
Denzel Ward will provide relief for 21 service workers and small business owners who have lost livelihoods during coronavirus crisis.        
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Coping with extreme Easter disruption: Chief religion correspondent Lauren Green
Fox News chief religion correspondent Lauren Green observed that while the coronavirus pandemic will prove "extremely disruptive," for many of the Christian faithful celebrating Easter, theologians stress that solitary worship may have its own spiritual benefits.
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Biden says call with Trump over coronavirus response hasn't happened
Former Vice President Joe Biden said a suggested call between himself and President Donald Trump about the novel coronavirus response hasn’t happened.
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Florida firefighter hospitalized with coronavirus gets surprise at window from colleagues, says 'this is love'
A firefighter in Florida may have been in isolation while recovering from the coronavirus, but his department made sure he wouldn't feel alone. 
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A grateful nation thanks Dr. Anthony Fauci
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases director's often-blunt realism about the coronavirus pandemic has won him many fans, who show their appreciation in surprising and humorous ways
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Coronavirus updates: U.S. deaths top 8,500 as Trump warns of "toughest week" ahead
The country is bracing for what is likely to be the deadliest week of the pandemic in the U.S. thus far.
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Blackwell to pastor: Do you believe in the coronavirus science?
CNN's Victor Blackwell speaks with Pastor Tony Spell, who has decided to keep his Louisiana church open as the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread in the US.
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Spain's coronavirus death toll rises by 674 but pace keeps slowing
The rate of new coronavirus infections and deaths in Spain slowed again on Sunday as the country, suffering from one of the world's worst outbreaks of the pandemic, began its fourth week under a near-total lockdown.
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Common opponent Dustin Poirier predicts potential Conor McGregor vs. Justin Gaethje fight
Dustin Poirier is one of a select few who has shared the octagon with both Conor McGregor and Justin Gaethje.        Related StoriesEx-UFC champ Cody Garbrandt planning flyweight drop after final bantamweight stopShamil Gamzatov out of UFC on ESPN+ 31 fight vs. Ovince Saint PreuxDana White named in sex-tape lawsuit; UFC boss says case is 'bull(expletive)' 
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Stress baking? Then you need to try this revolutionary bread technique
This pan-roasted honey brioche from Dyan Ng, pastry chef at Auburn, introduces a pastry technique that's ideal for stress-relief during coronavirus.
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latimes.com
South L.A.'s renaissance was decades in the making. The coronavirus could end it in weeks
The economic devastation from the coronavirus is threatening to end a revival of black-owned businesses in South L.A. just as it's getting started.
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This day in sports: Lakers' Kareem Abdul-Jabbar breaks NBA career scoring record
On April 5, 1984, in the Lakers' win over the Jazz, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar surpassed Wilt Chamberlain to become the NBA's all-time scoring leader.
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Editorial: Social distancing worked against the deadly 1918 flu. It will work against the coronavirus
The 1918 pandemic has lessons for the 2020. Namely, we got through it. And social distancing works.
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America shows its gratitude for Dr. Anthony Fauci
The head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has become the face of the nation's pandemic response. Lee Cowan talks about how Dr. Anthony Fauci, the most-trusted voice in the administration's efforts to stem the spread of the coronavirus, has earned plenty of admirers — and some good-natured displays of appreciation.
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Over Lent, this Episcopal priest battled coronavirus: 'I didn't know what plans Jesus had for me'
Janet Broderick is an Episcopal priest in Beverly Hills and the sister of actor Matthew Broderick. She is also, now, a coronavirus survivor.
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Andy Puzder In coronavirus crisis, Trump displays leadership Americans expect and want
The American people know genuine leadership when we see it, and the leadership President Trump has demonstrated instills confidence that he has what it takes to guide us through this storm.
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Coronavirus is America's common enemy, but the states aren't all playing on the same team
In fighting the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. is going to live and die by its decentralized public health system.
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As L.A. suicide hotline fields more virus-related calls, its counselors face anxieties of their own
The crisis counselors at Didi Hirsch in Century City, whose job it is to reassure, now need some reassurance of their own — because the coronavirus knows no boundaries.
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Coronavirus is a new enemy, but John Wayne and 1939's 'Stagecoach' show how to beat it
Government intervention saved the stagecoach passengers in the film and Depression-era Americans in real life. We need it now to fight the coronavirus.       
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Dear Care and Feeding: I’m Worried My Stepdaughter Will Expose My Family to COVID-19
Parenting advice on co-parenting with an ex, custody arrangements, and toddler development.
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With millions ordered to stay home in the D.C. region, police are stressing education, not enforcement.
In the first week, a survey of police in the D.C. area showed just one arrest for violating the unprecedented restrictions.
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washingtonpost.com
Victor Blackwell fact-checks Trump on medical stockpiles
CNN's Victor Blackwell examines President Donald Trump's claims about the national stockpile of medical supplies needed to fight coronavirus.
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The Coronavirus Is Hurting Travel, So Greece Has Begun Offering Virtual Tourism
Greece is looking at enormous losses in a main industry due to COVID-19. Authorities have launched a website for virtual visits "until we can all be together in person again," a tourism official says.
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Coronavirus live updates: US braces for surge in deaths; quiet Palm Sunday for pope; queen to speak
In Italy, Pope Francis celebrated Palm Sunday Mass in an empty St. Peter's Basilica and, in England, Queen Elizabeth II was to address her nation – from isolation.       
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Distinguished person of the week: He put human life first
Who stood out last week?
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Spain records lowest rise in coronavirus deaths since early March, while PM issues challenge to the EU
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Pope: In the empty streets, the gospel of Easter will resound
Places of worship around the world adapt to social distancing rules to try and slow the spread of novel coronavirus.
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Coronavirus Update: U.S. Virus Deaths Surpass 8,500 as Cruise Ship with Victims Onboard Docks in Florida
Coronavirus cases in the U.S. soared past 300,000 on Sunday, more than double the total of Spain, the country with the second-highest number of confirmed cases.
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As coronavirus bears down on Michigan, college football coaches brace for the worst
The spread of COVID-19 has raised concern in college athletics that 2020 could pass without a college football season, including in Michigan.        
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Pope opens Holy Week amid pandemic; says now is the time to serve
Pope Francis marked a surreal Palm Sunday in an empty St. Peter's Basilica, urging people living through the coronavirus pandemic not to be so concerned with what they lack but how they can ease the suffering of others.
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Does Bernie have a path to victory? Even top aides aren’t sure anymore.
Some in Sanders’ inner circle have advised him to consider dropping out.
politico.com
Day 25 without sports
To mark Day 25 without sports, we are turning to a traditional sports debate: Who is the best athlete to wear No. 25? Let's break it down.       
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Why We Keep Getting the Lessons of the Spanish Flu Wrong
History matters in a crisis like this, but not the way most people use it.
politico.com
Trapped By The Coronavirus Pandemic, Congress Tries New Ways Of Legislating From Home
Congress left for an extended recess as a result of the coronavirus outbreak and may not return for several weeks. Lawmakers say their days have turned into a blur of conference calls and video chats.
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Trump's Oil Diplomacy Is Probably Doomed, so Brace for $10 a Barrel | Opinion
After Trump's tweet cited a 10-15 million barrel per day cut, oil prices have soared and anything less than that will be seen as a failure.
newsweek.com
Column: Joe Biden is stuck in his basement. It just might help him win
Being out of the public eye may be good for Biden's prospects. He's running as the I'm-not-Trump candidate, and voters will know that next fall.
latimes.com
Privacy agenda threatened in West’s virus fight
Years of efforts to safeguard personal data in the U.S. and Europe are running headlong into calls for "drastic actions" to counter the pandemic.
politico.com
Paul Batura: The Palm Sunday that gave me hope the sun would shine again 
Wherever you are this Palm Sunday, don’t give up. Don’t lose hope. We may not be able to see what God is up to, but we can still believe He is working as we sing.
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Food waste becoming a bigger problem than shortages as farmers and regulators grapple with sudden changes
The Covid-19 pandemic is leading to "tsunami" of change in how people buy food.
politico.com
Billy Cerveny: Coronavirus crisis – My Sunday message about why being out of control is a gift
It is so easy to become giddy with the illusion that things are in my control.
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Cuomo evokes Trump in war with Schumer over coronavirus funding
The decades-long Cuomo and Schumer relationship has never been noteworthy for its warmth.
politico.com
Spin Won’t Save Trump
History shows us that theatrical press briefings can’t disguise bad policy.
politico.com
Combat Rewind, April 5: Top highlights include a slick twister, a flying knee and a liver shot
Check out the best highlights from this day in history with MMA Junkie's "Combat Rewind."       Related StoriesGilbert Burns says he's Tyron Woodley's only option for UFC 249: 'I'm the guy available'Matt Mitrione praises Bellator for postponements: 'You can't force a square peg in a round hole'Shamil Gamzatov out of UFC on ESPN+ 31 fight vs. Ovince Saint Preux 
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America Through the Glass
Empty street corners, quiet monuments and the distant echo of life in the time of coronavirus.
politico.com
The new coronavirus funding battle over the November election
A vote-by-mail push by Democrats sets up new clash over coronavirus relief.
politico.com
Little Demons, Death And Biting Dogs: How We Picture Disease
Today's cartoonists are depicting the novel coronavirus as an angry, spiky ball — reflecting our knowledge of viruses. But before we knew what they looked like, we imagined disease differently.
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Funeral Homes Overwhelmed With COVID-19 Cases
As the U.S. death toll from the coronavirus increases, so does the strain on funeral homes across the country. Funeral directors are struggling to meet the soaring demand for their services.
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