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The USS John F. Kennedy, CVN 79, is now 67% complete. After Christening, Dec. 7, employees of Newport News Shipbuilding will complete the project before it goes to a testing pier ahead of its 2022 commission with the US Navy.

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The ship's high-profile christening marks a day of recognition for the thousands of workers that have participated in the project over more than five years.

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This week, Virginia Public Media and WHRO Public Media's WHRV FM present: "Behind The Numbers, A Four Part Series On Seclusion and Restraint in Virginia Private Schools Serving Students With Disabilities."

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Simply talking could produce tiny particles of mucus and saliva that might carry the coronavirus, experts say. How much these airborne particles matter for the spread of this disease is controversial.

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President Trump told reporters on Thursday that he had taken a second coronavirus test, which was negative.

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Despite the increase, Spain's figures suggest the rate of new infections has begun to slow, according to a spokeswoman for the government's health emergency center.

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"Please don't give up on us," the president of the Bangladesh Garment Manufacturers and Exporters Association said in a YouTube plea addressed to global buyers. "Kindly do not let go of our hands."

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Some Americans, fearing food shortages from COVID-19, have cleaned out supermarket shelves. Yet there's too much food in some places. Farmers are dumping milk and vegetables that they can't sell.

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The epicenter of the country's outbreak is the port city of Guayaquil, where cadavers are lying in the streets and in homes.

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