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Hospital workers are seen near a tent erected to test for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the Brooklyn Hospital Center in Brooklyn, New York City, U.S., March 19, 2020.

Trump approves a major disaster declaration for New York over coronavirus

New York is at the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in the US and is seeing a rapid escalation in the number of confirmed cases.

Supreme Court postpones oral arguments for the first time in over a century because of coronavirus

This is the first time in 102 years that the Supreme Court had to postpone oral arguments because of a public health crisis.

Trump declares a national emergency over the coronavirus after weeks of downplaying the threat of the pandemic

The World Health Organization earlier this week officially classified the novel coronavirus as a pandemic.

Huawei slams Trump’s ‘unreasonable’ ban, saying that the move will only harm US interests in its own 5G rollout

Huawei slammed the US over "unreasonable restrictions" on its technology, which it says infringes on Huawei's rights.
U.S. President Trump.

Trump declares a national emergency, which could set up a huge blow to China’s Huawei

The executive order, signed Wednesday, is expected to precede a ban on US firms doing business with the Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei.
The artist Cosimo Cavallaro is building a border wall out of cotija cheese.

A California artist is building a 6-foot-high border wall out of cotija cheese and wants to ‘make America grate again’

Cosimo Cavallaro has already raised enough money to make a six-foot-tall, 25-foot-long border wall out of 200 blocks of cheese.
US President Donald Trump speaks during the Missile Defense Review announcement at the Pentagon in Washington, DC, on January 17, 2019. - Trump unveiled a review of US missile defense capabilities Thursday that aims to counter threats from North Korea and Iran while adapting to ever more sophisticated weapon systems being developed by Russia and China. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN / AFP) (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

The 12 Senate Republicans who defied Trump and voted to terminate the border wall national emergency

Here are some of the Republican senators' respective statements on why they went against Trump.

Rand Paul said he would vote to block Trump’s national emergency, making passage of the bill likely

Paul joins three other Republican senators who announced they support blocking the emergency, creating a majority in the Senate.

Sen. Lindsey Graham says diverted national emergency funds would be better spent on border wall than building Kentucky middle school

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham led the charge of lawmakers Sunday sounding off on President Donald Trump's decision to declare a national emergency.

‘SNL’ mocked Trump’s border wall national emergency — and Trump wasn’t happy

Alec Baldwin appeared as Trump delivering an announcement in the White House's Rose Garden about the "fake" national emergency.