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Coronavirus updates: COVID-19 cases top 640,000 worldwideRegions across the United States are seeing a surge in cases.
The mystery behind Germany's low coronavirus death rateExperts see a number of possible reasons why Germany has fared better than Italy in the pandemic so far.
Doctor explains how lockdown orders are slowing the coronavirus' spreadNearly half of all American residents are under lockdown orders as state and local governments scramble to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The U.S. now has more cases than anywhere in the world. Dr. David Agus joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to talk about how the latest data says the pandemic will play out, and how the severe precautions will affect the virus’ curve.
The untold history behind the 1936 OlympicsWith the Summer 2020 Olympics now postponed, it'll be awhile before more Olympic legends like Jesse Owens are created. By winning 4 gold medals in the 1936 games in Berlin, he dashed Adolf Hitler's claims of white supremacy. And on this very day 30 years ago, he posthumously earned another honor, the Congressional Gold Medal. But Owens wasn't alone in breaking ground at those games in Germany. Over a dozen other African American men, and 2 women, also represented America at the Games. Their lesser-known story is told in the documentary, and now the new book, "Olympic Pride, American Prejudice." Michelle Miller shares the untold story of the historic event.
Coronavirus updates: U.S. tops 100,000 COVID-19 casesWith the U.S. reporting more cases than any other nation, American hospitals are facing a daunting challenge.
South Africa begins 21-day coronavirus lockdownSouth Africa now has over 1,100 confirmed cases of coronavirus and has reported its first death. More than 56 million South Africans are now dealing with a new reality, the challenge of a three-week lockdown during which many people may not have easy access to water and decent sanitation. Debora Patta reports from Johannesburg, where some in a nearby town appear to be disregarding the strict precautions.
Zaandam cruise ship stranded at sea with two coronavirus casesA cruise ship called the Zaandam sits stranded at sea with at least two people on board testing positive for the coronavirus, and nearly 140 reporting flu-like symptoms. Around the world, nearly 28,000 people have died from the coronavirus. Spain has the world’s second highest death toll behind Italy with nearly 5,000 reported. Roxana Saberi explains how the virus is taking hold outside of the U.S.
Tokyo issues stay-at-home order as coronavirus cases surgeJapan is turning to new containment measures after witnessing a surge of new infections. There are now more than 2,000 confirmed cases of the coronavirus, 60 of which were confirmed overnight on Friday. The city is rolling out a stay-at-home order in an effort to limit person-to-person contact. Ramy Incocencio reports from the country's capital, Tokyo.

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Trump says he is considering a quarantine in the N.Y. metro areaNew York state has the most cases of coronavirus in the country.
New York presidential primary moved to June 23, Cuomo announcesNew York is the hardest-hit state in the nation, with over 52,000 reported cases of the total 110,000 confirmed cases in the country as of Saturday.
728 people have died from coronavirus in New York state, governor saysHe has repeatedly stressed a need for more hospital beds and ventilators to treat an expected rising number of patients.
President Trump sees off Navy hospital ship headed for New YorkThe USNS Comfort is heading to the U.S. epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic.
June 2 shaping up to be a new Super TuesdayJune 2 has officially become the second-biggest day for allocating delegates of the entire 2020 Democratic primary cycle, behind March 3.
Tom Coburn, former Republican senator and Oklahoma physician, has diedCoburn earned a reputation as a conservative political maverick during his tenure in the Senate
Trump signs $2 trillion coronavirus emergency relief billAfter overwhelming bipartisan support in Congress, President Trump signed the largest economic aid package in history into law on Friday. This package is aimed at easing the burden on workers and businesses suffering from the pandemic. Nicole Killion reports from the White House.
Here's how the coronavirus stimulus affects youThe CARES Act, signed into law on Friday, is the largest economic stimulus package in history. The bill allocates $2.2 trillion to people and businesses negatively impacted by the coronavirus’ effects on the economy. Jill Schlesinger joins “CBS This Morning: Saturday” to explain if and how the stimulus will affect you.

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Saturday Sessions: Margaret Glaspy performs "Devotion"Margaret Glaspy was born in Red Bluff, California and began playing guitar at the age of 15. Soon after heading east for music school, she began performing in clubs in Boston and New York. After a warm reception from fans and critics for her 2016 debut album, Glaspy released her newest collection on Friday, titled “Devotion.” She joined “CBS This Morning: Saturday” from the Bridge Studio in Brooklyn to perform “Devotion”
Saturday Sessions: Margaret Glaspy performs "Killing What Keeps Us Alive"Margaret Glaspy was born in Red Bluff, California and began playing guitar at the age of 15. Soon after heading east for music school, she began performing in clubs in Boston and New York. After a warm reception from fans and critics for her 2016 debut album, Glaspy released her newest collection on Friday, titled “Devotion.” She joined “CBS This Morning: Saturday” from the Bridge Studio in Brooklyn to perform “Killing What Keeps Us Alive”
Saturday Sessions: Margaret Glaspy performs "Stay With Me"Margaret Glaspy was born in Red Bluff, California and began playing guitar at the age of 15. Soon after heading east for music school, she began performing in clubs in Boston and New York. After a warm reception from fans and critics for her 2016 debut album, Glassy released her newest collection on Friday, titled “Devotion.” She joined “CBS This Morning: Saturday” from the Bridge Studio in Brooklyn to perform “Stay With Me”
YouTube channel offers virtual rides on major Disney attractionsCoronavirus has shut down Disney theme parks and Universal Studios — but some of the most popular rides are now available from home.
New movies coming in 2020: The most anticipated films on the wayFrom Mulan to the next Fast and Furious film, these are the new movies fans are most looking forward to in 2020
Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell cleared of coronavirusThe players no longer pose a risk of infection to others.
Courteney Cox says she doesn't remember "Friends"The "Cougar Town" actress said she's using her time in self-isolation to binge-watching Friends, which she purchased on Amazon Prime.
Rihanna donates safety gear to New York City hospitalsGovernor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday praised the pop star, saying, "We're so appreciative of your help and that of so many others who have stepped up."