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Approval of Pres. Trump's oversight of the COVID-19 crisis reaches new low in @ABC  News/Ipsos polling, with 67% of Americans disapproving of his efforts.

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"I think I made a mistake. I thought this was a hoax, but it's not." --- Those were the final words of a 30-year-old patient who died in Texas this week after attending a so-called "COVID party."

SpaceX has scrubbed its launch of dozens of Starlink satellites Saturday from Florida's Kennedy Space Center, saying that the mission needed "more time for checkouts" and the team was working to identify the next launch opportunity.

At just seven years old, Olivia Tyler is on a mission to protect Chicago's homeless from COVID-19 –– one mask at a time. "It makes me feel happy to give people something that protects them from getting sick," she said.

REST IN PEACE: Jack Charlton, an uncompromising central defender who won the 1966 World Cup with England alongside his brother, Bobby, before coaching Ireland to its first major tournaments, has died. He was 85.

The death of 26-year-old Sha-Asia Washington, who died during an emergency C-section, is putting a spotlight on the disparities women of color face during childbirth, and leading to calls for change.

"I have returned over $60,000 by the first of May for summer reservations. We can never make up the losses," a local inn owner in Maine said.

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NEW: Authorities in Tulsa, Oklahoma, are investigating the arrest of two black teenagers accused of jaywalking, with video from an eyewitness showing one officer forcibly pulling a teen out of a patrol car and onto the ground. More tonight.

BREAKING: In historic decision, Supreme Court rules Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, also applies to gay or transgender people.

JUST IN: The final patient on board the USNS Comfort has been discharged, according to Northwell Health. The Comfort has treated 182 people and is set to depart from New York City this week.

WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus strongly warns against lifting social distancing measures too soon. "The last thing any country needs is to open schools and businesses, only to be forced to close them again because of a resurgence."

NEW: Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky arrived at a Pennsylvania courthouse where he was resentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison for sexually abusing children, the same sentence he received after his conviction in 2012.

NEW: 's is on the ground in Thailand with the latest on the ongoing rescue effort to retrieve boys from cave: "This is moving a lot quicker than anyone anticipated."

NEW: Rep. Adam Schiff says the White House officials who have "defied congressional subpoenas and refused to appear" for depositions will "further add to the body of evidence on a potential obstruction of Congress charge against the president."

BREAKING: Federal authorities conducting criminal investigation into business relationship between Rudy Giuliani and the men charged yesterday in alleged campaign finance scheme, sources tell @ABC  News.

View from The Eiffel Tower of the 'Women's March' in Paris, France. Credit: @nature_seen 

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