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Cases of infections continue to rise along with concerns about economic hardship and impact of lockdown

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Encouraging his supporters to break stay-at-home orders President Trump refuses to help states with health crisis

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Artie Wilson, Seattle Rainiers Spring Training, 1952. Wilson and Bob Boyd were the first African American players to play baseball professionally for Seattle. (David Eskenazi Collection) 

Music City Baseball is dedicated to securing a Major League Baseball franchise in Nashville. The team would be named the Nashville Stars, in honor of several Negro league baseball teams that played games in Nashville in the 1940s.

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In this Jan. 4, 2017 file photo, Vice President Joe Biden, left, watches President Barack Obama, center, at Conmy Hall, Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) 

This endorsement marks Obama's return to presidential politics more than three years after leaving the White House.

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Root cellar (Photo/Library of Congress/Dorethea Lange) 

A behavioral neuroscientist explains that the current hoarding and shaming is all normal and expected, and that evolution has us wired this way

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A sign on locally owned business Books & Books says the store is closed during the coronavirus pandemic, Thursday, April 9, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) 

The US government expanded the social safety net after the Great Depression of the 1930s but largely did not after the Great Recession that ended in 2009

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The limited data release shows that while18 percent of the study population was Black, an alarming 33 percent of hospitalized patients were Black

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Closed churches, empty streets and canceled family gatherings make it an Easter Sunday like no other

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Are Stacey Abrams and Kamala Harris among the six to 11 candidates that Biden has said he will consider?

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In this April 7, 2020, photo, a subway rider wears a mask and a bandana to protect himself against COVID-19 in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews) 

Democratic lawmakers and community leaders in cities hard-hit by the pandemic have been sounding the alarm over what they see as a disturbing trend of the virus killing African Americans at a higher rate

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