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Bill Gates Sr., philanthropist and father of Microsoft co-founder, dies at 94

1 day ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Was responsible for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's first efforts to improve global health
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JPMorgan Sends Workers Home After Coronavirus Case

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Sending workers home after a colleague tests positive for the coronavirus will be a fact of life for months to come.
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Bill Gates Sr., Who Guided Billionaire Son's Philanthropy, Dies at 94

2 days ago   |   NY Times   |   5 articles

He channeled support for campaigns to eradicate polio, reduce infant mortality, build schools and help find an AIDS vaccine - among other causes.
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There may not be enough coronavirus vaccine doses to quickly supply the world, Gates Foundation says

2 days ago   |   CNBC

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation released a new report that found global routine vaccinations during the coronavirus pandemic have dropped to levels last seen 25 years ago.
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The COVID-19 Pandemic Has Erased Decades of Progress on Childhood Vaccination

2 days ago   |   Time

While the world waits for a COVID-19 vaccine , children across the globe are going without shots already known to be life-saving. With the world in disarray due to the COVID-19...
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19 has set global health progress back decades - Gates Foundation

3 days ago   |   National Post

LONDON - The knock-on effects of the coronavirus pandemic have halted and reversed global health progress, setting it back 25 years and exposing millions to the risk of deadly...
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Laura thrashes Louisiana, nearby states face tornado threats

21 days ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

By MELINDA DESLATTE, STACEY PLAISANCE and GERALD HERBERT LAKE CHARLES, La. - One of the strongest hurricanes ever to strike the U.S., Laura barreled across Louisiana on...
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Laura carves destructive path through Louisiana; 4 dead

21 days ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

By GERALD HERBERT, MELINDA DESLATTE and STACEY PLAISANCE LAKE CHARLES, La. - One of the strongest hurricanes ever to strike the U.S. pounded the Gulf Coast on Thursday...
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Laura blasts Louisiana coast with wind and wall of seawater

21 days ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

By GERALD HERBERT, MELINDA DESLATTE and STACEY PLAISANCE LAKE CHARLES, La. - One of the strongest hurricanes ever to strike the U.S. pounded the Gulf Coast with wind and rain...
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Laura blasts Gulf Coast with wind, rain and wall of seawater

21 days ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

By GERALD HERBERT, MELINDA DESLATTE and STACEY PLAISANCE LAKE ARTHUR, La. - Hurricane Laura pounded the Gulf Coast with ferocious wind and torrential rain and unleashed a wall...
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At town hall, Joe Biden blasts President Trump's virus response as 'criminal'

At town hall, Joe Biden blasts President Trump's virus response as 'criminal'

Joe Biden on Thursday went after President Donald Trump again and again over his handling of COVID-19, calling Trump's downplaying of the pandemic “criminal” and his... Read more ...

FBI Director Weighs In on Antifa

FBI Director Weighs In on Antifa

FBI Director Chris Wray told lawmakers Thursday that antifa is an ideology, not an organization, delivering testimony that puts him at odds with President Trump, who has said... Read more ...

US judge blocks Postal Service changes that slowed mail

US judge blocks Postal Service changes that slowed mail

The judge called the changes “a politically motivated attack on the efficiency of the Postal Service” before the November election. Read more ...

Cirelli scores in OT, Lighting beat Isles to reach Cup Final

Cirelli scores in OT, Lighting beat Isles to reach Cup Final

EDMONTON, Alberta - Anthony Cirelli scored in overtime to send the Tampa Bay Lightning to the Stanley Cup Final with a 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders in Game 6 of the... Read more ...

‘Cheer' star Jerry Harris arrested, charged in child porn case

‘Cheer' star Jerry Harris arrested, charged in child porn case

FORT WORTH, Texas - “Cheer” star Jerry Harris has been arrested and charged in federal court with the production of child pornography. The 21-year-old cheerleader is accused of... Read more ...

Naomi Osaka withdraws from French Open due to hamstring injury

Naomi Osaka withdraws from French Open due to hamstring injury

PARIS - U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka has pulled out of the French Open because of an injured left hamstring. Osaka joins defending champion Ash Barty in skipping the French... Read more ...

Group told to quarantine after possible COVID-19 exposure at Chiefs game

Group told to quarantine after possible COVID-19 exposure at Chiefs game

An individual who attended the game and watched from a group's box in Arrowhead Stadium last Thursday tested positive for the coronavirus the very next day. Read more ...

Report: Feds considered using 'heat ray' on DC protesters

Report: Feds considered using 'heat ray' on DC protesters

A military whistleblower says federal officials sought some unusual crowd control devices to deal with protesters outside the White House on the June day that law enforcement... Read more ...

Anti-mask group marches through Florida Target chanting ‘take off your mask'

Anti-mask group marches through Florida Target chanting ‘take off your mask'

Video shows the group walking through the store asking people to take off their masks and blaring the song “We're Not Gonna Take It.” Read more ...

White Sox clinch playoff spot for first time since 2008 with 4-3 win over Twins

White Sox clinch playoff spot for first time since 2008 with 4-3 win over Twins

CHICAGO - The Chicago White Sox have clinched a playoff spot for the first time since 2008 with a 4-3 comeback win against the Twins Thursday afternoon. The Sox and the Twins... Read more ...