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Passengers walk along the deck of the Diamond Princess cruise ship, on which about 3,600 people have been quarantined because of fears of the new COVID-19 coronavirus. Charly Triballeau/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Episode 972: The CryptoQueen

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President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping attend a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Osaka last June. The two leaders spoke by phone earlier this month. Since the coronavirus outbreak, China has let in some experts from the World Health Organization but has not yet allowed in a team from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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For U.S. And China, Coronavirus Adds Pressure To Relationship Already Under Strain

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A bus departs from the dock where the Diamond Princess cruise ship sits under quarantine with its thousands of passengers and crew. Japanese authorities said Friday that some older passengers who tested negative for the coronavirus were allowed to disembark. Charly Triballeau/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A doctor wearing a face mask looks at a CT image of a lung of a patient at a hospital in Wuhan, China. AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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How COVID-19 Kills: The New Coronavirus Disease Can Take A Deadly Turn

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A truck sits parked at railway tracks during a protest near Belleville, Ontario, Canada, on Thursday. Demonstrators have been disrupting railroads and other infrastructure across Canada for more than a week to protest the planned Coastal GasLink pipeline. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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A passenger (right) is hugged by Cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen after she disembarked from the MS Westerdam at the port of Sihanoukville, Cambodia, on Friday. Heng Sinith/AP hide caption

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A pro-democracy protestor holds a placard ahead of a meeting between the Vice President of the European Commission for Values and Transparency, Vera Jourova, and the First President of Poland's Supreme Court, Malgorzata Gersdorf, in front of the Supreme Court on Jan. 28 in Warsaw. European Commission officials were in Poland for talks regarding controversial judicial reforms. Omar Marques/Getty Images hide caption

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Poland's Overhaul Of Its Courts Leads To Confrontation With European Union

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Firefighters spray water on a smoldering tree in the wake of a bushfire near Bumbalong in New South Wales, Australia. February has brought much-needed rain to the state, where fires have burned about 13.3 million acres of land. Loren Elliott/Reuters hide caption

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Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch speaks Wednesday at Georgetown University, where she received the Trainor Award for excellence in diplomacy. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Yovanovitch Says State Department 'Is In Trouble' And Leaders Lack 'Moral Clarity'

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Sudan says it is settling a lawsuit filed by victims and families of people killed aboard the USS Cole in a 2000 terrorist attack. The destroyer is seen here in Norfolk, Va., in 2016. Specialist 2nd Class Ryan Seelbach/U.S. Navy / Reuters hide caption

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A man wearing a face mask has his temperature checked before entering a community hospital in Shanghai on Thursday. China's official death toll and infection numbers from the deadly COVID-19 coronavirus spiked dramatically on Thursday after authorities changed their counting methods. Noel Celis/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A Change In How 1 Chinese Province Reports Coronavirus Adds Thousands Of Cases

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