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Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tests positive for COVID-19

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Experts embrace at-home coronavirus tests, emphasizing speed over accuracy

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New York attorney general sues to dissolve the NRA, saying it's 'fraught with fraud and abuse'

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Pelosi doubts Republicans will pass generous coronavirus bill: 'Perhaps you mistook them for somebody who gives a damn'

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What California's unemployment numbers tell us about the COVID depression

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Geraldo Rivera brands Trump a 'civil rights activist' in softball interview

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Nintendo's profits climb more than 400 percent amid coronavirus lockdowns

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Pence calls Chief Justice John Roberts 'a disappointment to conservatives'

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L.A. mayor warns utilities will be shut off at houses throwing large parties amid pandemic

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Rep. James Clyburn: Trump is 'trying to do everything' he can to prevent a 'fair, unfettered election'

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President Trump.

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In this NOAA GOES-East satellite handout image, Hurricane Dorian, now a Cat. 5 storm, tracks towards the Florida coast taken at 13:20Z September 1, 2019 in the Atlantic Ocean.

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Mike DeWine

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Coronavirus testing in California.

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Wayne LaPierre, Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of the NRA, arrives prior to a speech by US President Donald Trump at the National Rifle Association (NRA) Annual Meeting at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana, April 26, 2019.

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President Trump.

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

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California.

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Geraldo Rivera.

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Emmanuel Macron

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This photo taken on April 29, 2020 shows Australian high school teacher Dante Gabriele playing Nintendo's Animal Crossing at home in Melbourne during the country's enforced COVID-19 coronavirus lockdown.

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LeBron James #23 and Anthony Davis #3 of the Los Angeles Lakers in a Black Lives Matter Shirt kneel with their teammates during the national anthem prior to the game against the LA Clippers at The Arena at ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on July 30, 202

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Mike Pence.

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Eric Garcetti.

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Rep. James Clyburn.

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