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South Korea's coronavirus fight 'in trouble' amid surge in cases

2 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Concern grows as health officials in Seoul report 79 new cases on Thursday in the biggest jump since April 5.
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53-year-old tortoise left homeless by COVID-19 gets new home

5 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

A 53-year-old tortoise left homeless when its owner died of COVID-19 has been adopted by a loving new family. The tortoise, known as Ms. Jennifer, was put up for adoption last...
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NWS confirms tornado touches down in northern part of Warren County

NWS confirms tornado touches down in northern part of Warren County

7 hours ago   |   WRAL

Tropical Storm Bertha made landfall east of Charleston, South Carolina, at 9:30 a.m. and will bring rain to North Carolina Wednesday and Thursday.
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South St. Paul addresses odor issues spurred by complaints of people adapting to coronavirus restrictions

7 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

The amended ordinance targets odor generators who don't cooperate with the city.
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Basketball Hall of Fame delays enshrining Kobe Bryant, Tim Duncan, Kevin Garnett

7 hours ago   |   NBC Sports   |   3 articles

Coronavirus interfered.
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Somerville mayor defies Baker, Trump by capping attendance at houses of worship

8 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Somerville is ordering all places of worship to limit attendance to 10 congregants, defying both Gov. Charlie Baker's and President Trump's coronavirus reopening...
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NCAA extends recruiting dead period through July 31; The Association will also allow strength coaches to ‘virtually observe voluntary physical workouts'

8 hours ago   |   NBC Sports   |   3 articles

The ban on in-person visits had been through June 30.
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MBTA plans increased service as coronavirus restrictions loosen

8 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Mask wearing, social distancing and reduced crowding will all be a part of the “new normal” for riding the T as coronavirus restrictions ease up, Massachusetts gets back to...
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NHL monitoring situation before choosing where to play games

NHL monitoring situation before choosing where to play games

8 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

Concerns about Canadian coronavirus restrictions could push hockey south of the 49th parallel into the U.S. this summer.
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Man ditches $139,000 in cash and cops at Boston airport, state police say

9 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

He was a flight risk.
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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 ...

3-year-old boy honored for quick-thinking that saved neighbor trapped in...

3-year-old boy honored for quick-thinking that saved neighbor trapped in basement

The 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

NASA chief ‘all in' for Tom Cruise to film on International Space Station

NASA chief ‘all in' for Tom Cruise to film on International Space Station

The International Space Station could become the set of Tom Cruise's next high-flying flick. Read more ...

Disney proposes mid-July reopening of theme parks

Disney proposes mid-July reopening of theme parks

Walt Disney World officials proposed a plan on Wednesday that would allow it to begin reopening theme parks on July 11. Read more ...