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Fact check: Trump makes more false claims about the coronavirus at Tuesday briefing

(CNN)President Donald Trump on Tuesday made inaccurate claims about the World Health Organization and delivered more of the false statements that have become a signature trait of his daily coronavirus briefings.At CNN, we start with the facts. Visit CNN’s home for Facts First.We are still reviewing some of Trump’s comments at the daily White House…

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China lifts lockdown on Wuhan as city reemerges from coronavirus crisis

(CNN)China has ended its lockdown of Wuhan, the original epicenter of the coronavirus crisis, as the city reemerges from a deadly outbreak that is now raging across the globe.But even as Wuhan reopens its borders after 76 days, some restrictions within the city will remain in place, and officials warn that the threat of further…

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Kayleigh McEnany set to become fourth Trump press secretary

(CNN)The White House’s communications staff got a shakeup Tuesday with the announcement that Kayleigh McEnany, the Trump 2020 campaign’s press secretary and high-profile Republican communicator, is joining the team as the Trump administration’s fourth White House press secretary.McEnany comes to the role with a bevy of Republican communications and television experience, beginning with an internship…

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Acting secretary of the Navy has submitted his resignation after calling ousted aircraft carrier captain 'stupid'

Washington (CNN)Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly resigned on Tuesday, a day after leaked audio revealed he called the ousted commander of the USS Theodore Roosevelt “stupid” in an address to the ship’s crew, according to a US official and a former senior military official.The Navy and Department of Defense did not respond to a request…

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Why black Americans are at higher risk for coronavirus

(CNN)Black Americans have more existing medical issues, less access to health care, and are more likely to work in unstable jobs — all factors that have made the coronavirus pandemic disproportionately hurt blacks more.While everyone is susceptible to Covid-19, black Americans are at higher risk, Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams said during an appearance on…

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Grisham out as West Wing press secretary without having held a briefing

(CNN)White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham is leaving the job without ever having briefed the press. CNN has learned she is returning to the East Wing as first lady Melania Trump’s chief of staff as President Donald Trump’s new chief of staff Mark Meadows shakes up the communications team in the West Wing. Kayleigh McEnany,…

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How Stephanie Grisham made a mockery of the job of White House press secretary

(CNN)Stephanie Grisham was the White House press secretary in name only.As in, the title on her business cards — at least until today! — said that she was the chief spokesperson for the White House. But Grisham never actually did that job. Not even close.Grisham began serving as White House press secretary on July 1,…

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Here's the biggest thing Donald Trump doesn't get about the media

(CNN)On Monday at the daily coronavirus task force press conference, President Donald Trump took great umbrage at a question asked him by a Fox News reporter. “You should say congratulations, great job, instead of being so horrid in the way you ask a question,” Trump scolded Fox’s Kristin Fisher.The “horrid” question that Fisher had the…

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Why some people of color say they won't wear homemade masks

(CNN)The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now recommending that all Americans wear homemade face coverings in public to help stem the spread of coronavirus.But Trevor Logan, an economics professor at Ohio State University, will not be following this guidance.”We have a lot of examples of the presumed criminality of black men in general,”…


Japan to declare state of emergency over coronavirus pandemic

Tokyo (CNN)Much of Japan will enter a state of emergency Tuesday, as the country struggles to rein in the coronavirus pandemic, months after the first domestic cases were reported. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said that “basic economic activity” will continue in Tokyo, Kanagawa, Saitama, Chiba, Osaka, Hyogo and Fukuoka, the seven affected prefectures, with public…