As White House struggles to contain alarm, Trump claims media stoking fear

In a tweet, President Trump announced a news conference with officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and others to discuss the spread of the coronavirus, amid market fears.
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ABC News suspends veteran correspondent after Project Veritas sting

Project Veritas, headed by James O’Keefe, records “undercover” footage of mainstream journalists to bolster its accusations of media bias.
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For Americans descended from enslaved Africans, the roots of their ancestry are often a mystery, and “Where did I come from?” is a uniquely difficult question to answer. Some are trying to change that.

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The federal government’s quarantine powers are vast, and the only person who challenged them lost.
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