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The change conforms with President Donald Trump's insistence that the stockpile is only a short-term backup for states, not a commitment to ensure supplies get quickly to those who need them most during an emergency


his undated photo shows Roushaunda Williams in Chicago. (AP photo) 

Many renters are without jobs - nearly 3.3 million people in the U.S. filed for unemployment the week of March 16, about five times the previous high in 1982


Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor 

Black churches in America have faced the challenges of wars, arson and racism written into the law.


Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and Dr. Deborah Birx, White House coronavirus response coordinator, listen as President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus in the Rose Garden of the White House, Monday, March 30, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) 

Instead of minimizing the pandemic as in the past, Trump now inflates projections and retells unsubstantiated stories


Instacart gig worker Summer Cooper, 39, delivers groceries, Saturday, March 28, 2020, in Belleair Beach, Fla. Cooper, 39, started working as an Instacart shopper in the Tampa Bay area in Florida recently after losing her position as a server at a hotel restaurant. (AP Photo/Curt Anderson) 

The one-day strikes had little impact on consumers, but the unrest called attention to mounting discontent among low-wage workers


Rodney Howard-Browne preacher and evangelist pastor of The River at Tampa Bay, Florida. 

The pastor of a Tampa Bay megachurch held two services with hundreds of people violating a safer-at-home order put in place to limit the spread of the coronavirus



After weeks of denying the dangers to Americans, the president accepts health experts advice on social distancing and warns up to 100,000 people could die in outbreak



As the United States leads the world — with more than 105,000 coronavirus infections - Detroit, Chicago, New Orleans  and parts of rural America are becoming hotspots...


An employees stands at the entrance to a guns shop Tuesday, March 24, 2020, in Culver City, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) 

In some parts of the U.S., authorities say gun shops aren't essential businesses and should close. In other places, officials are stopping background checks for concealed carry permits


In this image from video, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks on the Senate floor at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, March 24, 2020. (Senate Television via AP) 

The measure, the largest economic relief bill in history, has been delayed by four conservative Republican senators demanded changes, saying the legislation as written “incentivizes layoffs"


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