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COVID-19 Has Killed Close To 300 U.S. Health Care Workers, New Data From CDC Shows

COVID-19 Has Killed Close To 300 U.S. Health Care Workers, New Data From CDC Shows

37 minutes ago   |   NPR

More than 60,000 health care workers have contracted the coronavirus, up from 9,000 in April. Workers say they face unnecessary risks because of ongoing shortages of protective...
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What if Trump's record on the pandemic is better than we think?

What if Trump's record on the pandemic is better than we think?

47 minutes ago   |   Politico

Recently the philanthropist and public health advocate Melinda Gates sat down with POLITICO and was asked to assign a grade to President Donald Trump on his handling so far of...
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Bad state data hides coronavirus threat as Trump pushes reopening

Bad state data hides coronavirus threat as Trump pushes reopening

47 minutes ago   |   Politico

Federal and state officials across the country have altered or hidden public health data crucial to tracking the coronavirus' spread, hindering the ability to detect a surge of...
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How a Convention Whet Trump's Appetite for the Presidency

How a Convention Whet Trump's Appetite for the Presidency

47 minutes ago   |   Politico

Donald Trump wants crowds, people packed tight, showing shoulder-to-shoulder support, cheering and chanting and sporting shirts and hats and waving banners and signs with his...
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Asserting Sovereignty, Indian Casinos Defy California's Governor and Reopen

59 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Some casinos swung open their doors last week despite health concerns. “This virus does not recognize jurisdictional boundaries,” Gov. Gavin Newsom wrote to tribal leaders.
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South Korea BRINGS BACK restrictions amid fears of coronavirus 2nd wave

South Korea BRINGS BACK restrictions amid fears of coronavirus 2nd wave

1 hour ago   |   RT

Authorities have warned that they will return to strict social distancing rules if they fail to curb the second wave of Covid-19 infections. The quarantine measures were eased...
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Experts say six feet may not be enough distance to stop coronavirus transmission

Experts say six feet may not be enough distance to stop coronavirus transmission

1 hour ago   |   New York Post

When inside, it might be a good idea to take a few more steps back. Experts on Tuesday said they believe the six-feet of distance recommended by the World Health Organization...
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‘The Ferocity of Crises Is Increasing.' Coronavirus, a Heat Wave and Locusts Form a Perfect Storm in India

1 hour ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

NEW DELHI - As if the coronavirus wasn't enough, India grappled with scorching temperatures and the worst locust invasion in decades as authorities prepared for the end of a...
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We Need a Voice for Public Health in the President's Cabinet

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

It's the best way to get the resources and health system we need.
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Senators Seek Answers on Coronavirus Protections at Guantánamo Bay

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

In a letter, they asked the Pentagon how the military is safeguarding troops and prisoners from an outbreak of Covid-19 given the base's limited health care facilities
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Violence again rocks Minneapolis after man's death; 1 killed

Violence again rocks Minneapolis after man's death; 1 killed

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The surprisingly serious problem with rubbing your eyes

The surprisingly serious problem with rubbing your eyes

Rubbing your eyes when you're tired could increase risk for serious eye problems. Read more ...

Poll shows half of Americans would get a COVID-19 vaccine

Poll shows half of Americans would get a COVID-19 vaccine

Only about half of Americans say they would get a COVID-19 vaccine if the scientists working to create one succeed, a new poll finds. Read more ...

China's parliament adopts plan to impose security law on Hong Kong

China's parliament adopts plan to impose security law on Hong Kong

The Chinese parliament on Thursday passed a national security bill that ramps up security in Hong Kong. Anti-Beijing protests in the autonomous city were reignited by the... Read more ...

Historic SpaceX astronaut launch scrubbed

Historic SpaceX astronaut launch scrubbed

SpaceX and NASA have scrubbed Wednesday's attempt at launching astronauts from American soil for the first time since 2011. Read more ...

3-year-old honored for saving neighbor's life

3-year-old honored for saving neighbor's life

The Hampton Police Department's lifesaving award is usually given to an officer for heroic actions in the line of duty, but Wednesday, it was given to a 3-year-old boy. Read more ...

LeBron James joins chorus of athletes speaking out about killing of George Floyd

LeBron James joins chorus of athletes speaking out about killing of George Floyd

NBA superstar LeBron James has joined the chorus of notable high-profile athletes who have voiced their outrage over the death of George Floyd. Read more ...

Passenger walks away from almost $139K after being questioned at Boston airport

Passenger walks away from almost $139K after being questioned at Boston airport

The man originally claimed it was just $1,500, state police said. Read more ...

Philippines coronavirus task force recommends Duterte ease one of world's...

Philippines coronavirus task force recommends Duterte ease one of world's toughest lockdowns in Manila

The Philippines' coronavirus task force has recommended President Rodrigo Duterte ease one of the toughest and longest lockdowns in the world for residents in the capital... Read more ...

Pence Chief Of Staff Owns Stocks That Could Conflict With Coronavirus Response

Pence Chief Of Staff Owns Stocks That Could Conflict With Coronavirus Response

Marc Short, chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence, owns between $506,043 and $1.64 million in stocks that could present conflicts of interest to his work on the White... Read more ...