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A.M. Roundup: Cuomo doesn't think independent probe of nursing home deaths is needed

5 hours ago   |   Times Union

Earlier this summer, New York released a study absolving the state of blame for the more than 6,000 COVID-related nursing home deaths. The independence of the report was...
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People are paying hundreds for Fyre Festival merch

People are paying hundreds for Fyre Festival merch

18 hours ago   |   Fortune

The sad, sordid tale of the Fyre Festival -an ill-fated music festival that scammed hundreds and saw its promoter go to prison-has taken a strange final twist: Collectors are...
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Vikings waive Cameron Smith but will place him on NFI after he clears

18 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

The Vikings waived linebacker Cameron Smith with a non-football injury designation, but the move is a procedural one. The team announced once Smith clears waivers, the Vikings...
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Laser therapy: a promising new treatment option for COVID-19

Laser therapy: a promising new treatment option for COVID-19

19 hours ago   |   WCVB

There is a promising treatment for seriously ill COVID-19 patients and you can't see it or feel it. It's cold laser therapy.
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A cheaper saliva test seeks FDA approval; stroke risks in younger patients

19 hours ago   |   National Post

The following is a roundup of some of the latest scientific studies on the novel coronavirus and efforts to find treatments and vaccines for COVID-19, the illness caused by the...
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Coronavirus Wisconsin: COVID-19 cases increase by 507

21 hours ago   |   ABC

As the number of novel coronavirus cases increases across the U.S. and around the world, the number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases in Wisconsin has reached 61,061.
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Dad shoots terminally ill daughter, 11, then himself at family's Florida home

22 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

A Florida dad reportedly shot his 11-year-old, terminally ill daughter dead in suburban Miami early Monday and then turned the gun on himself in a suspected murder-suicide.
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Illinois health officials report 1,319 coronavirus cases; 1 death

Illinois health officials report 1,319 coronavirus cases; 1 death

23 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   3 articles

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - On Monday, the Illinois Department of Public Health announced 1,319 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Illinois, including 1 additional confirmed death. The...
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Health & Fitness Tech May Have Unexpected Downsides

Health & Fitness Tech May Have Unexpected Downsides

23 hours ago   |   Psych Central

Health apps and fitness watches can shed light on how our bodies are working and help promote a healthy lifestyle. But a new Danish study finds that for some, they can also...
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Chicago Raises Bridges After Unrest and Looting Batter Downtown

1 day ago   |   NY Times

The city's transit authorities said that train and bus service to the downtown was suspended “at the request of public safety officials.”
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New Zealand reinstates coronavirus restrictions after first...

New Zealand reinstates coronavirus restrictions after first locally-transmitted case in 102 days

New Zealand has reintroduced coronavirus restrictions in parts of the country after new locally transmitted cases broke the 102-day streak the country had gone without... Read more ...

A jeweler is making what may be the world's most expensive face mask

A jeweler is making what may be the world's most expensive face mask

An Israeli jeweler is making what may be the world's most expensive face mask at $1.5 million. Read more ...

Russia registers coronavirus vaccine, Putin says daughter already inoculated

Russia registers coronavirus vaccine, Putin says daughter already inoculated

MOSCOW - Russian President Vladimir Putin says that a coronavirus vaccine developed in the country has been registered for use and one of his daughters has already been... Read more ...

Here's how long you can really eat leftovers without getting sick

Here's how long you can really eat leftovers without getting sick

If you've got a mound of leftovers and you're sick of eating them as-is, try converting just about any of it into a creative work-week lunch. Read more ...

Incredible video shows great white shark near boat off Florida coast

Incredible video shows great white shark near boat off Florida coast

Captain Kyle Rosenblatt says he's seen hammerheads and tiger sharks many times, but this is the first time he's ever seen a great white shark. Read more ...

Putin says Russia has approved coronavirus vaccine, one of his daughters has...

Putin says Russia has approved coronavirus vaccine, one of his daughters has received it

MOSCOW - Russia on Tuesday became the first country to officially register a coronavirus vaccine and declare it ready for use, despite international skepticism. President... Read more ...

In virus talks, Pelosi holds firm; Mnuchin wants a deal

In virus talks, Pelosi holds firm; Mnuchin wants a deal

Monday brought no new talks between Trump's team and negotiators on Capitol Hill as the president tries a go-it-alone strategy meant to circumvent the legislative standoff. Read more ...

Putin says Russia's first Covid-19 vaccine receives approval from health...

Putin says Russia's first Covid-19 vaccine receives approval from health ministry, his daughter was vaccinated

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‘I like him, but I don't feel the same way now': Trump claims Covid-19...

‘I like him, but I don't feel the same way now': Trump claims Covid-19 pandemic spoiled ‘very good relationship' with China's Xi

US President Donald Trump has said that his feelings towards his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, have soured due to the coronavirus pandemic, adding that the pair used to... Read more ...

President Trump abruptly escorted from White House briefing by Secret Service

President Trump abruptly escorted from White House briefing by Secret Service

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump has been abruptly escorted by a U.S. Secret Service agent out of the White House briefing room as he was beginning a coronavirus briefing... Read more ...