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People visit an international terminal at John F. Kennedy airport, Friday, March 13, 2020, in New York. A ban on travelers from most European countries begins at midnight Friday, and travelers returning from there will be screened. The ban is the latest calamity for a global travel industry already reeling from falling bookings and canceled reservations as people try to avoid contracting and spreading the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
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Spain to follow Italy into lockdown, US expands travel ban

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — France ordered the closing of just about everything the rest of the world loves about it — the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, the cafes, restaurants and cinema — and Spain drew up plans Saturday to lock down its 46 million citizens as governments took increasingly desperate measures to put more space between people and contain the coronavirus.


President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference about the coronavirus in the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, March 13, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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Trump declares virus emergency; Pelosi announces aid deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday declared the coronavirus pandemic a national emergency in order to free up more money and resources. But he denied any responsibility for delays in making testing available for the new virus, whose spread has roiled markets and disrupted the lives of everyday Americans.


March For Our Lives Gainesville pins up pieces of paper with information about people who died in various mass shootings, such as their name, age and what they were like as told by loved ones.
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Parkland shooting: the people and politics two years later

It’s been two years since the school shooting that claimed 17 lives and sparked the rapidfire youth movement, March for Our Lives. As the 2020 presidential election draws near, Brandon Abzug and other student activists are propelling gun reform to the forefront of the conversation through lobbying, vigils and voting. 



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