Dr. Deborah Birx, White House coronavirus response coordinator, speaks during a coronavirus task force briefing in the Rose Garden of the White House, March 29, 2020, in Washington, as President Donald Trump listens. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
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5 national stories of the week

The White House’s projections of the virus outbreak, the Trump administration’s roll back on mileage standards, the debate on widespread mail-in ballots, blocking of abortion bans in three states and three major retailers furloughing a majority of their workers make up this week’s five national stories.






Silvius von Kessel, cathedral organist, choirmaster and composer, conducts residents playing and singing 'By loving forces silently surrounded...' by Dietrich Bonhoeffer on their balconies and windows March 29, 2020, in Erfurt, central Germany, Sunday. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
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5 international stories of the week

Stories related to the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. forces pulling out of Iraqi bases, the Trump administration’s indictment of Venezuela’s president, Prince Harry and Meghan’s security in the United States and the death of an award-winning Polish composer make up this week’s five international stories.


President Donald Trump speaks during a coronavirus task force briefing in the Rose Garden of the White House, Sunday, March 29, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
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Trump extends virus guidelines, braces US for big death toll

Bracing the nation for a grim death toll, President Donald Trump on Sunday extended the voluntary national shutdown for a month, bowing to public-health experts who told him the coronavirus pandemic could claim over 100,000 lives in the U.S., perhaps significantly more, if not enough is done to fight it.



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The Mask “Seller”

Because of the outbreak of coronavirus in the United States, many people are trying to wear surgical masks to protect themselves. However, people cannot buy surgical masks at regular prices right now. Hongyi Zheng, a Ball State student, is trying his best to help people get surgical masks at a normal price.




President Donald Trump speaks before he signs the coronavirus stimulus relief package in the Oval Office at the White House, Friday, March 27, 2020, in Washington. Listening are from left, Larry Kudlow, White House chief economic adviser, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarty of Calif. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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Trump signs $2.2T stimulus after swift congressional votes

President Donald Trump signed an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package into law Friday, after swift and near-unanimous action by Congress this week to support businesses, rush resources to overburdened health care providers and help struggling families during the deepening coronavirus epidemic.






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Input2 S8E4- Binge-watching Debunked

Welcome back Podcasters! With everybody in isolation amid the COVID-19 pandemic, this week we are debunking the act of binge-watching! Why is binging so satisfying? What are we currently binge-watching? What do we suggest you binge? Find all this out and more in this week's episode of Input2! Hosts: Tanner Kinney, Emily Worrell, Katherine Simon, and OK Schlatter Edited by: Kellyn Harrison  Graphic by: Tyler Westman







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