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JUDY WOODRUFF: In the day’s other news: A federal appeals court in San Francisco temporarily blocked the Trump administration’s remain in Mexico policy. Under it, nearly 60,000 legal asylum seekers have been returned to Mexico while their cases are decided. Today’s ruling halts the policy in California and Arizona. Those are the border states in

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JUDY WOODRUFF: Ultimately, it’s for a judge to decide, but the wrangling in the U.S. Justice Department over how much jail time a convicted Trump confidant should receive has led to a second straight day of turmoil. Yamiche Alcindor begins there. YAMICHE ALCINDOR: Today, outrage on Capitol Hill over the Justice Department’s new sentencing recommendation

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JUDY WOODRUFF: In the day’s other news: The financial markets were convulsed again by fears of economic disruption from the coronavirus outbreak. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 879 points, closing at 27081. It is down a record 1,900 points in the last two days. The Nasdaq fell 255 points, and the S&P 500 gave

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In the day’s other news: The outbreak of a new virus in China accelerated, with more than 80 dead and 2,700 cases confirmed. In turn, the U.S. State Department warned Americans to reconsider any plans to travel to China. We will look at all of this in detail after the news summary. The health crisis

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JUDY WOODRUFF: President Trump today dismissed the U.S. attorney general’s public appeal that he stop tweeting about the Justice Department. The president wrote that he has the right to ask the agency to intervene in a criminal case, but added that he has — quote — “so far chosen not to.” Hours later, it was

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