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What We’re Reading Today: Virus Survival Tips, $2 Tril. Stimulus, Trump Approval At Record High . . . And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Coronavirus

5 tips to keep you sane during the coronavirus crisis – USA Today

Coronavirus crimes can be charged as acts of terrorism, Justice Department says – NBC News

The real life costs of bad regulation – City Journal

President Trump is as popular as he’s ever been right now – CNN

Coronavirus Overseas

Khamenei’s lies about the Wuhan Virus put lives at risk – U.S. State Dept.

Chinese propaganda video cites CNN, Democratic politicians to push regime narrative – Washington Free Beacon

Bipartisan effort to hold Chinese government financially accountable for Chinese coronavirus outbreak – The Daily Caller

Beijing sends 150,000 Wuhan Virus testing kits to Prague, 80% fail – PJMedia

Coronavirus deals blow to Putin’s plans to stay in power until 2036 – CNN

Economy

How the $2T coronavirus stimulus will affect you and the economy – USA Today

Coronavirus may kill, but so does economic disruption – The Federalist

5 key things in the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package – The New York Times

Bernanke: Coronavirus disruptions ‘much closer to a major snowstorm’ than the Great Depression – CNBC

Biggest threat to American health is a shrinking economy – RealClearMarkets

Misc.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) global deaths – RealClearPolitics

Poll: Trump More Trustworthy Than Media on Chinese Coronavirus – Washington Free Beacon

Why $2 trillion might be just the start – Wall Street Journal

Climate activists urge Democrats to use Chinese coronavirus crisis to achieve their Agenda – PJMedia

47,000 stores shutter across U.S. as many retailers stop paying rent – Zero Hedge

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