What's next for Britain with Boris Johnson in intensive care?

April 07, 2020

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Britain's Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab is shown standing behind a podium witth the words, "Stay Home, Protect the NHS, Save Lives" printed on it.

Britain's Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab speaks as he holds a COVID-19 press conference at 10 Downing Street in London, April 7, 2020.

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is spending his second night in intensive care in a London hospital after contracting COVID-19. And, the Trump administration is pushing forward with a new plan for a power-sharing government in Venezuela, as the South American nation struggles with a collapsed economy and the looming threat of the coronavirus pandemic. Also, with much of the world cooped up indoors, trying to prevent getting infected or spread the coronavirus, an old idea is starting to take root — planting a victory garden as a way to build community and relieve anxiety.


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