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Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez on rolling back openings: “We’ve had a doubling of people in ICU and a doubling of people on ventilators. And my concern is that we’re going to reach the capacity, our medical capacity here ... and that’s something I do not want to get to.”

Two Republican governors from states where coronavirus cases are on the rise, Florida and Texas, are each taking different approaches to managing the crisis, @BrianToddCNN  reports.

As coronavirus cases surge across the nation, major league sports are struggling to find a way to practice and play safely. CNN's Brian Todd has more.

“We have to be absolutely cautious about trying to minimize this virus,” says former US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy about President Trump’s claim that 99% of coronavirus cases are “totally harmless.” “Science tells us this is a very, very concerning virus,” he says.

"We need to make sure that we need to be focused on where the root cause is of the violence," says Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot about her city experiencing a spike in gun violence. "We are seeing a manifestation of literally decades of neglect in certain neighborhoods."

"This is a upside-down approach we're hearing from Washington," Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber says about President Trump pressuring governors to reopen schools.

“Our people are tired,” Carlos Migoya, President of Jackson Health System in Florida, says the governor sending 100 additional nurses will help relieve staff who have been battling the coronavirus. “The best solution… is going to be, reduce the infection rates in the community.”

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.: I can tell you the facts: The United States was attacked, and today, President Trump sided with the enemy.

"We have a core problem. We have a President without shame, who is backed by a party without spine, that is supported by a network called Fox News, without integrity," says author , of Donald Trump.

JUST IN @CNN : Congressional staffers walk out from jobs, protesting lack of indictments:

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BREAKING: What first appeared to be a gesture indicating North Korea might be willing to dismantle its nuclear weapons program, appears to have been little more than a propaganda effort for the world's cameras, reports

Jeffrey Toobin: If it weren’t for the leaks, Michael Flynn would probably still be national security adviser today and that’s chilling

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