Thursday News Executive Summary
Coronavirus pandemic, Europe travel ban, economic fallouts, and more.
OFFICIAL PANDEMIC: The World Health Organization declares coronavirus a global pandemic (Fox News)
PRECAUTIONS: President Trump announces 30-day ban on travel from Europe over coronavirus threat (National Review)
Business & Economy
BEAR MARKET: Dow is down 20% from last month’s record close (CNBC)
SPORTS REPERCUSSION, PART I: NBA suspends season indefinitely after Utah Jazz player tests positive for coronavirus (CNBC)
SPORTS REPERCUSSION, PART II: NCAA basketball tournaments to take place “with only essential staff and limited family attendance” (Fox News)
Government & Politics
RULE OF LAW: Supreme Court justices allow “Remain in Mexico” asylum policy to continue (AP)
STAYING THE COURSE: Bernie Sanders vows to stay in race and debate even after crushing primary loss to Joe Biden (New York Daily News)
FOR THE RECORD: Ilhan Omar reveals she married the man she denied having affair with (The Daily Wire)
JUSTICE: Harvey Weinstein sentenced to 23 years in prison for sexual assault (The Daily Wire)
POLICY: How effective would a new fiscal stimulus be? Not very. (National Review)
POLICY: Sound policy responses to the economic consequences of the coronavirus (The Heritage Foundation)
HUMOR: Trump cancels 2020 election over coronavirus concerns (The Babylon Bee)
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