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IMAX men hospitals here scrambled to add beds and staff I'm John Aaron what to look for in a mask or face covering I'm Neil or consisting are you a fan of James cordon you may become a bigger fan if you watch this I'm sandy comes out to thirty one CBS news update as of all leaders Johns Hopkins University coronavirus tracking more than three hundred thousand Americans have non contracted covert nineteen some have recovered about eighty five hundred have died White House makes clear it expects many more that's the next couple of weeks but vice president pence ads even though we see the losses rising in the days ahead do not be discouraged because there is evidence across the country the Americans have been putting the social distancing and mitigation and to practice and it is making a difference meantime president trump insists not sometime not too far off the country will have to get back to work I need more money for the small businesses it's been working out so well it's been so efficient the banks have been doing an incredible job I think we're going to need more money there I think yeah we'll see but based on the first the first couple of days it's been incredible CBS news update on top forty it's two thirty two Republicans in Wisconsin say they'll ask the U. S. Supreme Court to block extended absentee voting and allow in person voting in Tuesday's primary this despite the fact that Wisconsin democratic governor Tony Evers is issued a statewide state home order in order the state's chief medical officer has credited for helping slow the rate of corona virus infections in the state governor Evers called a special session for Saturday afternoon asking Republicans to take up bills that would convert the election to all mailing give voters until may twenty sixth to return ballots leaders of the Republican led assembly and Senate refused maintaining that Tuesday's in person voting should go on as planned president trump has fired another member of the intelligence community this time it's the intelligence community inspector general Michael Atkinson was the first to inform Congress about the anonymous whistleblower complaint last year that described trump's pressure on Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden and his son senator mark Warner calls the move on conscionable the ranking Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee Warner ants Americans should all be deeply disturbed by ongoing attempts to politicize the nation's intelligence agencies the president informed the Senate intelligence committee late Friday of his decision to fire Atkinson saying he no longer had confidence in him Ben Thomas Washington Attorney General William Barr has ordered federal prison officials to speed up the release of some eligible high risk inmates at three federal prisons eight inmates at facilities in Oakdale Louisiana and help them Heil have died of the coronavirus at least twenty in Danbury Connecticut have tested positive Attorney General bars also notified bureau prisons officials to increase use of home confinement all those let go more than ninety inmates and fifty staff members have tested positive at federal correctional facilities nationwide earlier this week prison officials ordered a lockdown keeping all federal inmates confined to their cells for two weeks Gary non CBS news it's two thirty for the Supreme Court has delayed oral arguments for the second time in less than a month in might not hear arguments in most cases until next term legal analyst Thane Rosenbaum has more on what this means for the High Court the supreme court's cancellation of oral arguments for most of March and now throughout April leaves a few options it could simply reschedule those that are not time sensitive to the next term in October it could wait and see if the end of the pandemic allows for more time this term or it could decide some of the cases without hearing oral argument at all one of the time sensitive cases involves two that are seeking president trump's financial records legal analyst Thane Rosenbaum it's two thirty five these are unprecedented times which are causing.

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