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In a Town Where Meth Is Eclipsing Opioids, Everyone Feels the Pain

2 days ago   |   NY Times

One Kentucky community has seen a wave of violence and homelessness as methamphetamine use returns.
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Domestic violence victims facing higher risks amid coronavirus quarantine

Domestic violence victims facing higher risks amid coronavirus quarantine

2 days ago   |   New York Post

Family Court went wholly virtual on Thursday and staffing has been whittled to a skeleton crew, with just three judges handling all five boroughs via Skype hearings, down from...
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In Delhi, First Came the Pogroms. Then Came Coronavirus

In Delhi, First Came the Pogroms. Then Came Coronavirus

2 days ago   |   Foreign Policy

For Indian Muslims forced from their homes by mob violence, not even displaced persons camps can protect them now.
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2 dead in Texas City apartment shooting

2 days ago   |   ABC

Investigators were working a number of scenes early Saturday after reports of gunfire.
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Multiple people shot in Texas City

2 days ago   |   ABC

Investigators were working a number of scenes early Saturday after reports of gunfire.
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Why the coronavirus won't cause widespread chaos in the U.S

2 days ago   |   Fortune

The 2011 drama Contagion is trending on iTunes amid coronavirus fears. The movie follows the spread of a pandemic that's eerily similar to the current one-a bat-related virus...
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Haiti hospital chief kidnapped amid coronavirus emergency

2 days ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

PORT-AU-PRINCE - The director of one of Haiti's top hospitals was kidnapped on Friday, prompting staff to refuse to take in new patients in protest as the impoverished country...
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Federal prisons struggle to combat growing COVID-19 fears

3 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - When a federal correction officer geared up for duty recently at a Florida prison complex, he added an N95 mask amid coronavirus fears. He has a sister who had an...
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Man shot while driving on Bishop Ford Expressway, SB lanes reopened: ISP

4 days ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

All outbound lanes reopened around 6:00 a.m. Thursday, Illinois State Police said.
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Man shot while driving on Bishop Ford Expressway, SB lanes closed at 147th Street: ISP

4 days ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

All outbound lanes have been closed at 147th Street until about 6 a.m. while police investigate, ISP said.
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Macy's to furlough 130,000 workers amid coronavirus outbreak

Macy's to furlough 130,000 workers amid coronavirus outbreak

Macy's will furlough 130,000 people in a three-year plan to stabilize profitability as coronavirus affects stores. Read more ...

Dollar General announces discount for medical workers, guardsmen and first...

Dollar General announces discount for medical workers, guardsmen and first responders

Dollar General announced Monday that its stores will provide medical personnel, first responders and activated National Guardsmen with a 10 percent discount on qualifying... Read more ...

'I Love Rock and Roll' co-writer Alan Merrill dies of coronavirus complications

'I Love Rock and Roll' co-writer Alan Merrill dies of coronavirus complications

Alan Merrill - who co-wrote the song “I Love Rock and Roll" that became a signature hit for fellow rocker Joan Jett - died Sunday in New York of complications from the coronavirus. Read more ...

Corona heist? Van Gogh painting stolen overnight from Dutch museum

Corona heist? Van Gogh painting stolen overnight from Dutch museum

A painting by Dutch master Vincent van Gogh has been stolen from a museum in the Netherlands closed due to Covid-19. The piece was on temporary loan, with officials of both... Read more ...

Chicago chef starts effort to help laid-off food workers

Chicago chef starts effort to help laid-off food workers

Celebrity chef Rick Bayless launches an effort to help restaurant workers who have been laid off during the coronavirus outbreak. Read more ...

Officials confirm new 2021 dates for Olympic Games

Officials confirm new 2021 dates for Olympic Games

Last week, the IOC and Japanese organizers postponed the Olympics until 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

John Prine hospitalized in critical condition with coronavirus symptoms

John Prine hospitalized in critical condition with coronavirus symptoms

NEW YORK - The family of John Prine says the singer-songwriter is critically ill and has been placed on a ventilator while being treated for COVID-19-type symptoms. A message... Read more ...

CONFIRMED: New summer 2021 dates set for postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics

CONFIRMED: New summer 2021 dates set for postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympics

New summer 2021 dates have been confirmed for the postponed Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The opening ceremony will take place on July 23 and the closing ceremony on August 8 next... Read more ...

Maryland's Republican governor issues stay-at-home order to fight coronavirus

Maryland's Republican governor issues stay-at-home order to fight coronavirus

Maryland is now under a stay-at-home order after the state saw a rapid escalation in COVID-19 cases. The order takes effect 8 p.m. on Monday night. People are only allowed to... Read more ...

Justice Department reviews stock trades by lawmakers after coronavirus briefings

Justice Department reviews stock trades by lawmakers after coronavirus briefings

The Justice Department has started to probe a series of stock transactions made by lawmakers ahead of the sharp market downturn stemming from the spread of the coronavirus. Read more ...