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“Sailors Do Not Need to Die”: A Navy Captain Begs for Help as Coronavirus Spreads on His Ship

The USS Roosevelt leads a formation of ships during a maneuvering exercise.Universal History Archive/Universal Images Group/Getty For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis and more, subscribe to Mother Jones’ newsletters.A major coronavirus outbreak on a US aircraft carrier has deteriorated in recent days, sparking a plea for help from a senior Navy official that is all but…

It’s Not $1,200. It’s Not $1,200. It’s Not $1,200.

For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis and more, subscribe to Mother Jones’ newsletters.The Guardian is watching out for you: Just stop it. Please. Most Americans who have lost their jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic qualify for $1,200 every other week in unemployment benefits. Why are news outlets so bound and determined to make…