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The governor of Texas is encouraging people to wear masks in public and stay home if possible, as the number of COVID-19 cases spikes in the state. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Coronavirus Live Updates

Q&A: Are Face Mask Requirements Legal?

"State and local governments have really quite broad authority" to mandate the use of face masks during a pandemic, says the head of American University's Health Law and Policy Program, Lindsay Wiley.

The governor of Texas is encouraging people to wear masks in public and stay home if possible, as the number of COVID-19 cases spikes in the state. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Q&A: Are Face Mask Requirements Legal?

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Curiosity
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NYC Health Department field responder Renée Nicolas prepares a medicine lock box for a methadone delivery in Far Rockaway, Queens, New York last Friday. Olivia Reingold/NPR hide caption

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Federal Government Approves Methadone Deliveries During Pandemic

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Emerald Pools Koresma
With Rainy Eyes Nujabes & Emancipator

The cast of Hamilton, including its composer and creator, Lin-Manuel Miranda, center, receive a standing ovation in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Jan. 11, 2019. The musical is set to stream on Disney+ this week. Carlos Giusti/AP hide caption

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Sees The 'Language Of Revolution' In 'Hamilton' And Today

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Story of Tonight Lin-Manuel Miranda
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For Those We Lost Oskar Kappland
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Joaquin Castro Calls Police Violence A Major, If Underreported, Problem For Latinos

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Emissions Des Sources Mobiles Melodium

In this Friday, May 29, 2020, photo, Sara Adelman holds her daughter Amelia in Salt Lake City. Adelman is burning through her vacation time to help manage her current status as a working-from-home mom since her daughter's daycare closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Rick Bowmer/AP hide caption

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How Coronavirus Could Widen The Gender Wage Gap

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Hun-Fro Blues Edwin Livingston, Peter Erskine et. al.
Canals Joakim Karud
Dreams Joakim Karud

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