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$2 Trillion Rescue, Latest Panic Buy & Big Tech’s Hackathon (+ NASA Astronaut's Isolation Advice) - Thursday, March 26th, 2020

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The news to know for Thursday, March 26th, 2020! We have several COVID-19 updates for you such as the status of a $2 trillion stimulus package and what’s in it, some unfortunate milestones in the U.S. and around the world, and the new thing Americans seem to be hoarding at the grocery store... Plus, how Prince Charles is doing after testing positive for the virus, the celebrities pitching in millions of dollars, and how a tech competition could help us all. Those stories and more in less than 10 minutes! Then, hang out after the news for Thing to Know Thursday's bonus interview. We're talking with NASA Astronaut Christina Koch, who set the record for the longest spaceflight by a woman. She's sharing advice about living in isolation as many of us follow new stay-at-home protocols. Head to to read more about any of the stories mentioned in this episode or see the sources below. This episode is brought to you by Use the code 'newsworthy' for extra savings. Thanks to The NewsWorthy Insiders! Become one here:       Sources: Coronavirus Stimulus Package: CNN, WaPo, Politico, WSJ Wednesday Deadliest Day in the US: CNN, CNBC New York Impacts: NY Times, AP Florida Tracking NY Travelers: Politico, Miami Herald California Impacts: CBS SF, Business Insider World Death Toll: Al Jazeera, Johns Hopkins Britain Antibody Tests: WSJ, Reuters Prince Charles has Coronavirus: BBC, USA Today Celebrities Donating to Coronavirus Relief: ABC News, Billboard, EW, Page Six, Variety, Axios Tech Giants & WHO Partnership: CNBC, Business Insider Weather Channel Tracking New Coronavirus Cases: Engadget, The Hill Eggs are the New ‘Panic Buy’ Obsession: CNN, Des Moines Register Grocery Stores to Install Plexiglass: Fox News, ABC News Companies Thanking Health Care Workers: USA Today, CNBC, The Verge

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