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Specialist Meric Greenbaum works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday. Stocks slumped and bond prices soared for the second day in a row as fears spread that the widening coronavirus outbreak will put the brakes on the global economy. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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Dow Drops 1900 Points In 2 Days As Markets Sell Off On Fears Of Coronavirus Spread

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 879 points. That's on top of Monday's drop, when the Dow tumbled more than 1,000 points.

Dow Drops 1900 Points In 2 Days As Markets Sell Off On Fears Of Coronavirus Spread

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The U.S. Supreme Court heard two immigration-related cases on Tuesday, including one about a cross-border shooting involving a border patrol agent. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Turns To Immigration With 2 Major Cases

The court ruled that the parents of a Mexican boy shot and killed by a border patrol agent cannot sue the officer. It also heard arguments in a free-speech case involving immigration.

Supreme Court Turns To Immigration With 2 Major Cases

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A crowd gathers at the South Bristol's annual ice harvest. Rebecca Conley/Maine Public hide caption

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In Maine, Residents Slice Through Thick Ice To Keep A Tradition From Melting Away

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It was a vibrant industry in the late 1800s and while ice harvesting is no longer commercially viable, the tradition is being kept alive in the small town of South Bristol, Maine.

In Maine, Residents Slice Through Thick Ice To Keep A Tradition From Melting Away

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Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg; former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttegieg; Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren; Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders; former Vice President Joe Biden; Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar; and billionaire Tom Steyer take the stage before the 10th Democratic presidential primary debate Tuesday at the Galliard Center in Charleston, S.C. Cameron Pollock for NPR hide caption

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South Carolina Democratic Debate: Live Updates And Analysis

Sen. Bernie Sanders was under pressure from many rivals for the cost of his agenda, his past record on guns and whether his nomination would cost the Democratic Party seats in Congress.

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Sell Or Stay? Australia's Fire Zone Experiment

After deadly 2009 wildfires, authorities offered to buy property to encourage people to move. Few accepted. The questions raised by Australia's experience are freshly urgent after its latest fires.

Sell Or Stay? Australia's Fire Zone Experiment

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