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WHO Funding Cut, College Testing Changes & Peacock Debut - Wednesday, April 15th, 2020

• 10 min

The news to know for Wednesday, April 15th, 2020! What to know about President Trump's decision to make good on a threat involving the World Health Organization, and there's new research about how long social distancing might last. Also, just as one presidential candidate backs out, another comes in (maybe). We're talking about a potential third party candidate. Plus: SAT requirements are changing, and there's yet another new video streaming service to binge watch... Those stories and more in less than 10 minutes! Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you.  Head to to read more about any of the stories mentioned under the section titled 'Episodes' or see sources below... This episode is brought to you by The NewsWorthy is proud to take part in Podapalooza benefiting COVID-19 relief. Learn more and get your pass at or Thanks to The NewsWorthy INSIDERS for your support! Become one here:      Sources: Trump Halts WHO Funding: CNBC, WSJ, The Hill CDC, FEMA Plan Reopening Plan: Washington Post, CNN California Loosening Guidelines: LA Times, CBS News Social Distancing Through 2022? STAT, Bloomberg Case Count: Johns Hopkins NYC Deaths Surpass 10,000: NYT, NPR Healthcare Workers Sickened: AP, USA Today Rita Wilson on Coronavirus: CNN, CBS News IMF Economic Outlook: IMF, WSJ, Reuters, Yahoo Finance Personal Payments Coming In: Washington Post, ABC News Tax Deadline Delay Reminder: USA Today, Forbes Obama Endorses Biden: CBS News, Video Possible 3rd-Party Candidate: Twitter, MLive, WaPo Ventilators Ready Early: NBC News, WSJ, Press Release Colleges Drop SAT/ACT Requirements: CNN, Washington Post In-Person Classes Postponed: CNN, Forbes Peacock Launched: The Verge, TechCrunch Work Wednesday: Companies Cutting 401k Contributions: WSJ, Forbes

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