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14 Americans Taken Off Cruise Ship And Flown To U.S. Test Positive For Coronavirus

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| U.S. officials said the people infected with the virus were isolated from the other passengers. The two evacuation flights landed at military bases in California and Texas.

For U.S. And China, Coronavirus Adds Pressure To Relationship Already Under Strain

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"Right now, the U.S.-China relationship is suffering from a deep deficit of trust," says Evan Medeiros, a former National Security Council chief adviser for Asia.

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Miami Middle School Students Hope Their Magazine Will Help End Gun Violence

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Middle schoolers in Miami are writing poetry and persuasive essays about school safety policies for a student magazine they hope will convince Congress to pass laws that would prevent mass shootings.

Yovanovitch Says State Department 'Is In Trouble' And Leaders Lack 'Moral Clarity'

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"Foreign service officers are wondering if it is safe to express concerns about policy, even behind closed doors," the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine said during remarks at Georgetown University.

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Watchdog Warns Census Faces Cybersecurity, Hiring Risks Before National Rollout

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Weeks before the census is fully underway, the Government Accountability Office finds the Census Bureau is behind on recruiting workers and resolving risks with the first primarily online U.S. count.

Thousands Of Fetal Remains, Found After Abortion Provider's Death, Buried In Indiana

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The 2,411 fetal remains were buried in a single, donated grave in South Bend, Ind., during a service presided over by Indiana's Republican Attorney General, Curtis Hill.

Judge Voids UNC's Controversial Settlement Over Confederate Statue 'Silent Sam'

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The judge overturned the university system's settlement with the Sons of Confederate Veterans, concluding that the group didn't have legal standing to bring a lawsuit in the first place.

195 Americans Released From Coronavirus Quarantine At Southern California Air Base

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Emerging from the CDC's first quarantine in more than 50 years, one of the evacuees tells NPR that while people are excited, "we're kind of sad saying our goodbyes to each other."

Lawmakers, Advocates Worry Bureau Won't Fill Half Million 2020 Census Jobs

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The bureau says it needs around a half-million temporary workers by this spring to carry out the national head count. Some census advocates are worried the agency isn't moving fast enough on hiring.

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