1. Ellipsis story: U.S. economy shrank 4.8% in first quarter, biggest decline since the Great Recession

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1. The worst is yet to come, many analysts say. The second quarter is likely to show a decline of 30 percent -- or more.

4. Methode story: Scientists wait months for coronavirus research grants. This economist is trying to fix that.

4. Fast Grants quickly gets money to scientists leading promising coronavirus research.
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10. Ellipsis as backing content -- TRANSPARENCY LABEL WARNING WORKS NOW // Again and again, Americans give their governors higher marks on coronavirus than president

10. On Tuesday, Trump met with Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.), who is something of an exception.

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The hybrid model would allow 50 lawmakers to meet in-person, with another 120 joining virtually.

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White House readies push to slash regulations as major part of its economic recovery plan

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Death toll in region passes 1,000; National Spelling Bee is canceled

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Demonstrators block K and 19th streets NW during the morning rush Dec. 6. Similar actions planned for Wednesday were canceled. (Sarah L. Voisin/The Post)

Activists planned to shut down D.C. for Earth Day. The pandemic beat them to it.

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Hamilton Education Program student performers in New York. (Gilder Lehrman Institute)

Program that uses ‘Hamilton’ to teach history is being offered free to all

The creators of the hit musical have moved up the launch of a digital version of a popular school program.

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