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In recent days we’ve witnessed various responses to the current crisis we’re facing – some we might frown upon and others we might applaud.

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In the 17 years that this column has existed, I have never written a special one to address a current situation that was either tumultuous or triumphant.

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More often than not, the "Shooters" didn’t carry weapons since their shooting equipment was heavy and cumbersome. If they did arm themselves, a holstered .45 caliber automatic was their weapon of choice. Yet, everyone understood if a Shooter ever needed to use his weapon it was most likely too late to save the day.

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Bánh mì is a Vietnamese term for all kinds of bread. The word is derived from banh (bread) and mi (wheat, also spelled mì in northern Vietnam). Bread, or more specifically, the baguette, was introduced by the French during its colonial period there. It is sometimes compared with a food item …

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The book of Habakkuk is one of the shorter books in the Old Testament, having only three chapters. In the middle of the book is a promise many of us memorized in VBS years ago. It reads, “For the earth will be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the Lord, as the waters cover the sea” (Habakkuk 2:14).

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After sitting in escrow for four months, fledgling Apple TV+ stakes its first public offering on an in-house movie in "The Banker," an old-fashioned biopic with a thoroughly modern twist on the uphill climb of aspiring African American entrepreneurs. Although its claim of being "true" has be…

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The number of coronavirus cases is constantly in flux. On March 21st there were 275,000 people infected and 11,000 had died from the disease. On March 23rd, in the United States alone, there were 35,000 confirmed cases and the death toll in the U.S. from the virus had reached 471. By the time this column is published, these numbers will change again and again.

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Despite President Donald Trump's enthusiasm for the drug hydroxychloroquine to treat coronavirus, the federal funding powerhouse led by Dr. Anthony Fauci isn't spending any money on it, and clinical trials for it are lagging behind other drug studies, according to a CNN investigation.

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The COVID-19 pandemic threatens the health of millions in this country and around the world, but the novel coronavirus presents unique challenges for more than 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s and more than 16 million family members and friends serving as their caregivers.

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Nearly a third of the world's population is living under coronavirus-related movement restrictions with more than 500,000 people infected and more than 22,000 deaths, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University (JHU). More than 120,000 people have recovered.

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