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How Many Delegates Do The 2020 Democratic Presidential Candidates Have?
Candidates need 1,991 delegates to become the Democratic Party's nominee and face President Trump in November. Here's where the candidates stand so far in the primaries.
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Biden Campaign Cements Strong Position With More Wins; Sanders' Path Narrows
Joe Biden increased his delegate lead with the March 10 primaries, and a top Democratic superPAC concluded he's on track for the nomination. Bernie Sanders didn't say what's next for him.
2020-03-11 13:00:18
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As Coronavirus In China Wanes, Italy, South Korea See Brunt Of Epidemic
The United Kingdom's health minister has also been diagnosed with coronavirus – one of nearly 400 confirmed cases in that country, as Turkey on Wednesday announced its first case.
2020-03-11 12:01:00
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The Democratic Nomination Is Now In View For Joe Biden — And 5 Other Takeaways
The former vice president's win in Michigan, in particular, has solidified Biden's place as the front-runner to be the Democratic nominee.
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No Guarantee You'll Get Tested For COVID-19, Even If Your Doctor Requests It
There's still a big gap between what the federal government is promising in terms of testing capacity in the U.S. and what state and local labs can deliver.
2020-03-11 11:00:18
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3 TSA Screeners In San Jose, Calif., Have Contracted Coronavirus, Agency Says
The security officers, all of whom work at Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport, are the first confirmed cases of the virus within the Transportation Security Administration, officials say.
2020-03-11 08:20:00
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Thrift Store Wood Engraving Print Turns Out To Be Salvador Dalí Artwork
"I needed to ... take it out of the frame, which was old and dusty, to take a closer look because it is very rare to find something like this at a thrift store," said art expert Melanie Smith.
2020-03-11 02:39:10
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LA Opera Finds 'Inappropriate Conduct' Claims Against Plácido Domingo Credible
On Tuesday, the California opera company released a summary of independent investigators' findings. They substantiated 10 claims of alleged incidents that took place between 1986 and 2019.
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Coachella Delays 2020 Edition Due To Coronavirus Concerns
The influential annual music festival in Indio, Calif. announced Tuesday that it has to move its dates from April to October.
2020-03-11 01:53:32
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Life During Coronavirus: What Different Countries Are Doing To Stop The Spread
From a nationwide "red zone" to travel restrictions to school closures, governments around the globe are taking steps to try to slow the spread of the outbreak.
2020-03-10 23:48:35
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You Have A Fever And A Dry Cough. Now What?
Whether your mild or moderate symptoms mean you have a cold, the flu, or COVID-19 doesn't change the medical advice right now. Stay home, rest, and call or email your doctor if symptoms worsen.
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Dow Bounces Back, Jumping More Than 1,100 Points After Market's Terrible Day
Stock indexes rose nearly 5% after the market's worst day since 2008. The jump followed President Trump's call for a payroll tax cut and other steps to help the economy amid the coronavirus epidemic.
2020-03-10 22:30:00
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How The Painstaking Work Of Contact Tracing Can Slow The Spread Of An Outbreak
It involves making a very long list and a LOT of phone calls. Disease detection is drudgery but it's vital to public health.
2020-03-10 22:29:16
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Why Taller Grass Can Be Bad News For Grasshoppers
Grass on the prairie is growing taller because there's now more carbon dioxide in the air. Paradoxically, though, this might be hurting wildlife, because the grass is less nutritious.
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Wells Fargo CEO: 'We Have Not Done What's Necessary To Address Our Shortcomings'
Charles Scharf told lawmakers that the company's structure and culture "were problematic." But he projected confidence that it could win back the public's trust after years of scandals.
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