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Canadian News

CBC News
Tracking the coronavirus

CBC News
Parliament passes Ottawa's $107 billion COVID-19 aid package - More

CBC News
Mandatory quarantines for international travellers kick in at midnight

CBC News
Could smartphone data be used to track Canadians' compliance with pandemic rules?

CBC News
Some travellers are masking COVID-19 symptoms to get through airport screening

The Canadian Press
Government wins unanimous consent to quickly pass legislation for COVID-19 help - More

The Globe and Mail
Urbanites run for country homes, cottages amid coronavirus outbreak

Global News
Students at York University residence told to go into self-isolation

The Canadian Press
Bauer to switch from protecting hockey players to medical staff

CBC News
How a lab in Sask. that focuses on animals became Canada's $23M hope for a COVID-19 vaccine

CBC News
The riskiest surfaces for coronavirus and how to clean them

CBC News
More than 15,000 Canadian citizens stranded in India

Canadian Commentary

International News

Defense One
NORAD, Cheyenne Mountain button up against coronavirus - Video

Army Times
Flight testing paused at Edwards AFB

Air Force Times
Army goes to HPCON Charlie across all bases, Delta for contingency forces

Army Times
First COVID case hits SOCOM HQ in Tampa

The Washington Post
Scramble for medical equipment descends into chaos

Reuters News Agency
Coronavirus impact spreads across U.S.

The Washington Post
Minecraft offers free educational content for students stuck home

The Associated Press
Rural America watches pandemic erupt in cities

The Associated Press
Senate, White House reach deal on $2 trillion coronavirus rescue package - More

The Washington Post
Trump is in a tug-of-war with scientists over coronavirus policy

The Associated Press
Of America and sacrifice: Is the country ready to step up?

BBC News
What this crisis reveals about US - and its president

CBC News
U.S. Foils G7 Consensus by Insisting on the Term ‘Wuhan Virus’ - More

The Associated Press
Some US leaders take ‘do as I say, not as I do’ virus stance

The Associated Press
Wall Street looks for first back-to-back gain in six weeks

Agence France-Presse
UN warns virus threatens humanity

Global News
The world ‘squandered’ its first opportunity to stop coronavirus: WHO

The Associated Press
Prince Charles tests positive for coronavirus - More

Bloomberg News
Spain’s Death Toll Surpasses China’s

The Associated Press
Putin delays vote that would extend his rule

BBC News
Boko Haram kills troops in 'deadliest' Chad raid

The Associated Press
Medical workers in Zimbabwe on strike over paucity of protective gear

The Washington Post
How this closing chapter of Syria’s war has become its most brutal

The Associated Press
Aid group says lockdowns in Middle East hinder humanitarian efforts

The Associated Press
France pulls out forces deployed in Iraq

The Associated Press
Afghan officials say 25 killed in Kabul attack on Sikhs

Army Times
Two US soldiers died at Camp Humphreys’ barracks over the weekend

The Associated Press
New Zealand mosque shooter pleads guilty in surprise move

Army Times
Colombia helped US task force get home after global pandemic nixed air travel

Agence France-Presse
Accord « historique » sur un vaste plan de relance de l'économie américaine

Agence France-Presse
Podcast : le coronavirus dans la tête de Trump

Radio-Canada
Trump souhaite un retour au travail « avant Pâques » pour « sauver » les États-Unis

Agence France-Presse
Coronavirus : un tiers de l'humanité désormais sommée de rester chez elle

Radio-Canada
Course contre la montre dans l'État de New York, qui se prépare au pire

Agence France-Presse
Coronavirus : tester massivement, en théorie oui, mais en pratique?

Agence France-Presse
Coronavirus : plus de 1.000 morts en France et des soignants à bout - Plus

Agence France-Presse
Coronavirus : les fraises ont du mal à arriver dans les assiettes

Agence France-Presse
Italie : à Vertova, village martyr, le virus est « pire qu'une guerre »

Agence France-Presse
Coronavirus : nouveau record de morts en Espagne qui demande l'aide de l'Otan

International Commentary

George T. Conway III and Carrie Cordero | The Washington Post
What did Trump and Congress know about the coronavirus, and when did they know it?

Peter Wehner | The Atlantic
The President Is Trapped

Dana Milbank | The Washington Post
Trump barrels toward calamity

Dana Milbank | The Washington Post
As Trump tweets and taunts, America’s true leaders take over

Editorial Board | The Washington Post
Trump is spreading false hope for a virus cure — and that’s not the only damage

Laura Spinney | The Guardian
It takes a whole world to create a new virus, not just China

Editorial Board | The Washington Post
Trump’s goal of sending people back to work early is reckless

Frida Ghitis | sThe Washington Post
The U.S. should be leading the world on the virus. Instead, it’s missing in action.

Kathy Gilsinan | The Atlantic
A Marine General’s Next Battle: Grocery-Store Logistics

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