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Chad Garland / Stars & Stripes:
‘Captain Crozier!  Captain Crozier!’:  Videos show sailors sending off ousted USS Roosevelt commander with cheers  —  Stars and Stripes is making stories on the coronavirus pandemic available free of charge.  See other free reports here.  Sign up for our daily coronavirus newsletter here.
Discussion: Task & Purpose, Raw Story and Daily Kos
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Courtney Kube / NBC News:
Navy expected to relieve captain who raised alarm about COVID-19 outbreak on aircraft carrier  —  The United States Navy is expected to relieve the captain who sounded the alarm about an outbreak of COVID-19 aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt.  —  The Navy is expected to announce it has relieved …
Washington Post:
Navy removes aircraft carrier captain who raised alarm about coronavirus response
Discussion: Bloomberg
Politico:
‘Lack of leadership’: Esper's pandemic response draws fire as crisis deepens
Reuters:
U.S. Navy relieves aircraft carrier commander who wrote letter urging coronavirus action
Discussion: National Review and The Week
Michelle Goldberg / New York Times:
Jared Kushner Is Going to Get Us All Killed  —  Trump's son-in-law has no business running the coronavirus response.  —  Reporting on the White House's herky-jerky coronavirus response, Vanity Fair's Gabriel Sherman has a quotation from Jared Kushner that should make all Americans, and particularly all New Yorkers, dizzy with terror.
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Maggie Severns / Politico:
Kushner company stands to benefit from freeze on federal mortgage payments
Discussion: Raw Story
Michael Schwirtz / New York Times:
The 1,000-Bed Comfort Was Supposed to Aid New York.  It Has 3 Patients.  —  “It's a joke,” said a top hospital executive, whose facilities are packed with coronavirus patients.  —  Such were the expectations for the Navy hospital ship U.S.N.S. Comfort that when it chugged into New York Harbor this week …
Washington Post:
Experts and Trump's advisers doubt White House's 240,000 coronavirus deaths estimate  —  Inside the White House's effort to create an projected death toll.  —  Leading disease forecasters, whose research the White House used to conclude 100,000 to 240,000 people will die nationwide from the coronavirus …
Discussion: Raw Story and The Hill
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CNN:
Top doctor says White House coronavirus task force still missing 50% of testing data
Discussion: The Root and IJR
Stephen Collinson / CNN:
Trump passes the buck as deadly ventilator shortage looms
Discussion: POLITICUSUSA and New York Times
Politico:
'It's a sh— sandwich': Republicans rage as Florida becomes a nightmare for Trump  —  TALLAHASSEE — The staggering unemployment exploding on President Donald Trump's watch would worry any incumbent running for reelection, but troubles in Florida are injecting an added dose of fear into a jittery GOP.
Discussion: Raw Story
New York Times:
Location Data Says It All: Staying at Home During Coronavirus Is a Luxury  —  It has been about two weeks since the Illinois governor ordered residents to stay at home, but nothing has changed about Adarra Benjamin's responsibilities.  She gets on a bus nearly every morning in Chicago …
Washington Post:
Commander of confusion: Trump sows uncertainty and seeks to cast blame in coronavirus crisis  —  In the three weeks since declaring the novel coronavirus outbreak a national emergency, President Trump has delivered a dizzying array of rhetorical contortions, sowed confusion and repeatedly sought to cast blame on others.
Discussion: Raw Story
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Jessica Piper / Bangor Daily News:   Susan Collins on coronavirus, Trump and what Congress might do next
Los Angeles Times:
Trump administration ended pandemic early-warning program to detect coronaviruses  —  Two months before the novel coronavirus probably began spreading in Wuhan, China, the Trump administration ended a $200-million pandemic early-warning program aimed at training scientists in China …
Discussion: The Week
David Ignatius / Washington Post:
How did covid-19 begin?  Its initial origin story is shaky.  —  The story of how the novel coronavirus emerged in Wuhan, China, has produced a nasty propaganda battle between the United States and China.  The two sides have traded some of the sharpest charges made between two nations since …
Discussion: The Daily Caller
Orion Rummler / Axios:
CNN: Fauci advises all states issue stay-at-home orders  —  Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Anthony Fauci recommended on Thursday that all states across the U.S. implement stay-at-home orders, at a CNN town hall.  —  Why it matters: The recommendation stands …
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J. Edward Moreno / The Hill:
Fauci says that all states should have stay-at-home orders
Discussion: Politico and Breitbart
Shannon Bond / NPR:
A Must For Millions, Zoom Has A Dark Side — And An FBI Warning  —  Audio will be available later today.  —  Dennis Johnson fell victim last week to a new form of harassment known as “Zoombombing,” in which intruders hijack video calls and post hate speech and offensive images such as pornography.
Axios:
Mark Meadows considers new White House press secretary  —  White House chief of staff Mark Meadows has privately discussed bringing on Pentagon spokeswoman Alyssa Farah or Trump campaign spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany as a new White House press secretary, two sources familiar with the talks tell Axios.
Discussion: Raw Story
Politico:
Hunter Biden probe moving forward after senators clashed in classified briefing  —  A key Senate committee is vowing to press forward with its investigation targeting former Vice President Joe Biden's son Hunter, despite logistical challenges posed by the global coronavirus pandemic.
Erik Wemple / Washington Post:
One America News Network to White House Correspondents' Association: Who needs ya?  —  One America News Network (OANN), a rabidly pro-Trump television outlet, declared on Thursday evening that it won't await its turn for a seat in the coronavirus-reorganized White House briefing room.
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USA Today:
Trump hasn't ordered any ventilators from GM, despite saying he was using wartime powers to force production  —  John Fritze Jayne O'DonnellUSA TODAY … WASHINGTON - Nearly a week after invoking his powers under a Korean War-era law to compel General Motors to manufacture ventilators for coronavirus …
Justin Wolfers / New York Times:
The Unemployment Rate Is Probably Around 13 Percent  —  It's almost certainly at its highest level since the Great Depression.  Here's how we estimated it.  —  The jobless rate today is almost certainly higher than at any point since the Great Depression.
Discussion: Daily Kos
Jim Dwyer / New York Times:
The Doctor Came to Save Lives.  The Co-op Board Told Him to Get Lost.  —  When an emergency room doctor traveled from New Hampshire to battle the coronavirus in New York, he moved into his brother's building ... but not for long.  —  At the end of seven hours in mask …
Frances D'emilio / Associated Press:
Scramble for virus supplies strains global solidarity  —  ROME (AP) — San Marino needed medical masks.  Badly.  —  The tiny republic, wedged next to what would be two of Italy's hardest-hit provinces in the COVID-19 outbreak, had already registered 11 deaths by March 17 …
David Marcus / The Federalist:
We Cannot Destroy The Country For The Sake Of New York City  —  New York City is being ravaged by the coranavirus, but the rest of the country is being destroyed by a generation of economic collapse.  —  I imagine there are some people who love New York City more than I do, but I do love it.
Susan B. Glasser / New Yorker:
The Coronavirus Is the World's Only Superpower  —  Trump's America?  Not so much.  —  On Tuesday, the U.N. Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, said the coronavirus pandemic is the greatest challenge that the world has faced since the Second World War.  More than a hundred and fifty countries …
Reade Pickert / Bloomberg:
U.S. Payrolls Fall 701,000 in March Ahead of Surge in Layoffs  — Unemployment rate jumps to 4.4%, highest level since 2017  — Data capture fraction of layoffs that occurred in March  —  U.S. employment plummeted last month in the first decline since 2010, offering an initial look …
Helen Branswell / STAT:
Americans are underestimating how long coronavirus disruptions will last, health experts say  —  Public health experts are increasingly worried that Americans are underestimating how long the coronavirus pandemic will disrupt everyday life in the country, warning that the Trump administration's timelines …
USA Today:
Here's how to safely reopen America when coronavirus pandemic wanes  —  It's important that we assess the threat of the virus region by region and consider reopening in phases or by industry  —  The Problem Solvers Caucus — 50 members of Congress, half Democrats and half Republicans …
Politico:
Inside the National Security Council, a rising sense of dread  —  On the second day in January, as a mysterious pathogen was infecting its way across China, Dr. Robert Redfield contacted the National Security Council.  —  The U.S. government had unconfirmed information about what officials believed …
Alex Isenstadt / Politico:
Trump campaign declares war on Dems over voting rules for November  —  President Donald Trump's political operation is launching a multimillion-dollar legal campaign aimed at blocking Democrats from drastically changing voting rules in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
Discussion: CNN, KTLA and Exponents
Dara Lind / ProPublica:
Leaked Border Patrol Memo Tells Agents to Send Migrants Back Immediately — Ignoring Asylum Law  —  ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power.  Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they're published.  —  For the first time since the enactment …
Will Oremus / Marker:
What Everyone's Getting Wrong About the Toilet Paper Shortage  —  It isn't really about hoarding.  And there isn't an easy fix.  —  round the world, in countries afflicted with the coronavirus, stores are sold out of toilet paper.  There have been shortages in Hong Kong, Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
The Citizen Lab:
Move Fast & Roll Your Own Crypto  —  A Quick Look at the Confidentiality of Zoom Meetings  —  This report examines the encryption that protects meetings in the popular Zoom teleconference app.  We find that Zoom has “rolled their own” encryption scheme, which has significant weaknesses.
NBC News:
Trump administration's lack of a unified coronavirus strategy will cost lives, say a dozen experts  —  Each day that passes without a national strategy, the experts say, will raise the ultimate U.S. death toll from the coronavirus.  —  WASHINGTON — The Trump administration's decision …
 
 
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U.S. exported millions in masks and ventilators ahead of the coronavirus crisis
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Daniel Dale / CNN:
Fact check: Trump falsely claims plane and train passengers are being tested for the coronavirus
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City Journal:
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Vulture:
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