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Road Map to Reopen, Second-Biggest Risk Factor? & Lady Gaga’s ‘One World’- Friday, April 17th, 2020

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The news to know for Friday, April 17th, 2020!  What to know today about President Trump’s three-phase road map to reopen the economy, and the key things states will be looking for to start the process. Also, we'll explain a new study about what might make even younger people more at-risk for severe COVID-19. Plus, how Instagram is supporting small businesses, Lady Gaga’s live-streamed event, and how a $1,200 donation goal turned into $16 million. 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 or see sources below to read more about any of the stories mentioned today. This episode is brought to you by and Become a NewsWorthy INSIDER! Learn more at   Sources: White House Reopening Guidelines: ABC News, FOX News Widespread Testing: NBC News CDC Contact Tracing: NY Times Latest Unemployment Numbers: CNBC, AP Small Businesses Program Out of Money: WSJ, NY Times, CBS News Case Count & Death Toll: Johns Hopkins, WSJ Risk Factors: LA Times, Newsweek USA Today, W.H.O. Oxford Academic Patients Responding to Remdesivir: STAT, Forbes, Reuters Earth's Heat Rising: NBC News, NOAA West Coast Megadrought: AP, LA Times Facebook Coronavirus Misinformation Alerts: Axios, ABC News, NBC News, Press Release Instacart Prescription Delivery: TechCrunch, Engadget Instagram New Features for Small Businesses: CNBC, The Verge, Press Release Harry and Meghan Delivering Meals in LA: CNN, ET Pink Making Soup for Local Food Bank: ABC News, Instagram SNL Star Pays Rent for 160 NYC Residents: NY Daily News, UPI, Instagram One World Together at Home: Variety, E! Online Feel Good Friday- WWII Vet Raises Money for Healthcare Workers- Time, Fox News, CBS News

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