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What We’re Reading Today: Virus Wars: A New Hope, Beijing’s Batlab, FBI’s China Revelation … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye …


Trump Unveils 5-Minute Test – Andrew O’Reilly, Fox

In Hydroxychloroquine We Trust – Fox 2 Detroit

New Cases Fall For 1st Time In 7 Days – Clayton Keirns, Trending Politics

Beijing’s Batlab – Bill Gertz, Wash Times


Death Vs. The Economy – Ann Saphir & Jeff Mason, Reuters

Southern Border A Different Place – NPR

US, Canada, Mexico Cooperating – Steven Bucci, Daily Signal

Brooklyn Man Arrested For Hoarding Masks, Coughing On FBI Agents – Carl Campanile, NY Post

DC Mayor Threatens Jail For Leaving Home – Steven Nelson, NY Post

National Security

FBI: Chinese Scientist Smuggled MERS & SARS Into US – Sharon Weinberger, Jana Winter & Martin De Bourmont, Yahoo

Pentagon May Keep Paratroopers In Mideast To Counter Iran – Spencer Ackerman, Daily Beast

The Left

For The ACLU, Abortion Is Paramount – WSFA, Montgomery, Ala.

Socialism: A Little Poison Is Still Poison – Jarrett Stepman, National Interest


GW Bush-Appointed Judges In Texas & Ohio Block Abortion Restrictions – Catherine Garcia, The Week

Utah Gov Signs Bill Banning Abortions – Micaiah Bilger, Life News

Supreme Court Rules 7-to-2 Citgo Responsible For 2004 Oil Spill – Rachel Frazin, The Hill


Taliban Kills 18 Afghan Security Forces – Don Jacobson, UPI

Pandemic Not Lessening Israeli Vigilance Regarding Iran – Anna Ahronheim, Jerusalem Post

Believe It Or Not

The Great Toilet Paper Panic of 1973 – Emily Buder, The Atlantic

Mick Jagger: ‘Love Me Do’ Plagiarized Rolling Stones – Matthew Trzcinski, Showbiz Cheat Sheet

Movie Critic Who’s Never Seen Kubrick’s ‘2001’ – Cath Clarke, Manchester Guardian

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