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Nancy Pelosi says she will create a bipartisan House Select Committee on the Coronavirus Crisis. The committee will focus on transparency and oversight and have the power to issue subpoenas.
Can a U.S. president order a national lockdown or place states under quarantine? Legal experts say: not really. But the federal government does have other tools at its disposal. Here's a quick explainer ⬇️
An engineer told police he purposely crashed a train at high speed near the USNS Mercy hospital ship, in what seems to be a bizarre attempt to expose a perceived conspiracy. He said he doesn't believe "the ship is what they say it's for," officials say.
A doctor in Texas was told he can't wear an N95 mask at work because it scared patients. One medical organization says it's gotten hundreds of calls from health care workers who feel hospitals aren't letting them protect themselves from coronavirus.
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At drive-through COVID-19 testing centers in South Korea, the test takes 10 minutes at most. Results are texted to you, usually the next day. And it's free — paid for by the government.
JUST IN: The House of Representatives has approved legislation making lynching a federal hate crime for the first time in U.S. history. The Emmett Till Anti-Lynching Act was named for the 14-year-old teenager who was lynched in Mississippi in the 1950s.
Some Wuhan residents who previously tested positive for coronavirus and then recovered are now testing positive for a second time. Officials are trying to figure out what that means for diagnostic tools and efforts to stop the spread.
The Supreme Court has ruled that immigrants, even those with permanent legal status and asylees, do not have the right to bond hearings — effectively meaning they can be held indefinitely.