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AP Fact Check: Trump Gets A Reality Check on Coronavirus

AP Fact Check: Trump Gets A Reality Check on Coronavirus

By Calvin Woodward and Hope Yen | Mar 30
For weeks, President Donald Trump carved out a trail of groundless assurances about the coronavirus pandemic. That sunlit trail now has hit a wall.

Trump Extends Virus Guidelines, Braces U.S. for Big Death Toll

Trump Extends Virus Guidelines, Braces U.S. for Big Death Toll

By Zeke Miller and Jill Colvin | Mar 30
It was a stark shift in tone by the president, who only days ago mused about the country reopening in a few weeks. From the Rose Garden, he said his Easter revival hopes had only been "aspirational."

Trump Boosts Virus Aid, Warns Governors to Be 'Appreciative'

Trump Boosts Virus Aid, Warns Governors to Be 'Appreciative'

By Zeke Miller, Jill Colvin, and Darleen Superville | Mar 28
After days of desperate pleas from the nation's governors, President Donald Trump took a round of steps to expand the federal government's role in helping produce critically needed supplies.

AP Fact Check: Trump's Inaccurate Boasts on China Travel Ban

AP Fact Check: Trump's Inaccurate Boasts on China Travel Ban

By Hope Yen | Mar 27
Defending early missteps in the U.S. response to the coronavirus, President Donald Trump has repeatedly boasted of travel restrictions on China that he suggests he decided on his own. His claims aren't substantiated.

Flatter or Fight? Governors Seeking Help Must Navigate Trump

Flatter or Fight? Governors Seeking Help Must Navigate Trump

By Kathleen Ronayne and Jonathan Lemire | Mar 27
Some governors have zigzagged between compliments and confrontation, knowing the president responds to both.

U.S. Indicts Venezuela's Maduro on Narcoterrorism Charges

U.S. Indicts Venezuela's Maduro on Narcoterrorism Charges

By Joshua Goodman and Scott Smith | Mar 27
As the indictments were announced, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the State Department would offer cash rewards for information leading to the arrests or convictions of Maduro and his associates.

Brazil's Governors Rise Up Against Bolsonaro's Virus Stance

Brazil's Governors Rise Up Against Bolsonaro's Virus Stance

By Mauricio Savarese and David Biller | Mar 26
Brazil's governors are defying President Jair Bolsonaro over his call to reopen schools and businesses.

Abortion Providers Sue Texas over Virus Outbreak Order

Abortion Providers Sue Texas over Virus Outbreak Order

By Paul J. Weber | Mar 26
Planned Parenthood joined other abortion providers Wednesday in suing Texas over moving to ban abortions during the coronavirus outbreak.

Fears for Civil Rights Mount Amid Fight Against Coronavirus

Fears for Civil Rights Mount Amid Fight Against Coronavirus

By Michael Tarm | Mar 26
Growing segments of the U.S. population say state and federal governments are trampling on freedoms central to American life in the name of protecting public health.

New Zealand Mosque Gunman Pleads Guilty to Murder, Terrorism

New Zealand Mosque Gunman Pleads Guilty to Murder, Terrorism

By Nick Perry | Mar 26
The man who committed the worst atrocity in New Zealand's modern history when he slaughtered 51 worshippers at two Christchurch mosques unexpectedly pleaded guilty to all charges Thursday.

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