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Virtual Convention Stymies DNC Networking, Rising Stars

18 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg

Some Democratic donors are concerned that holding an all-virtual convention will rob them of the golden opportunity to put big money backers in the same room as rising stars...
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Summer heat was always a health risk for UPS workers. Then came COVID

30 minutes ago   |   NBC News

During the summer of coronavirus UPS drivers are working 12 hour shifts delivering a record number of packages in record heat, all while wearing masks.
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LA mayor embraces shift in COVID-19 testing strategy: simplicity and speed

36 minutes ago   |   National Post

LOS ANGELES - The mayor of the second-largest U.S. city has joined a growing clamor among health experts and politicians for a radical shift in the nation's coronavirus testing...
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Kingston: A City Remade by the Coronavirus

38 minutes ago   |   NY Times

A writer who moved upstate for a slower lifestyle fears that the latest wave of migrants, fleeing Covid, will bring their worst instincts with them.
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Congress should pass tax credit for businesses to reopen safely

44 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

The country has endured a lot over the last five months, and people want to get back to their daily routines as soon as possible. Businesses continue to battle uncertainty and...
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A Summer of No-Contact Rescues: How Lifeguards Have Changed Their Ways

54 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Guards have tested positive. After-work parties are frowned upon. The pandemic has upended lifeguarding.
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As Colleges Move Classes Online, Families Rebel Against the Cost

54 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Schools face rising demands for tuition rebates, increased aid and leaves of absence as students ask if college is becoming “glorified Skype.”
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‘We're Clearly Not Doing Enough': Drop in Testing Hampers Coronavirus Response

54 minutes ago   |   NY Times

For the first time during the pandemic, the United States saw a downward trend in the number of coronavirus tests conducted each day.
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South Africa crime rate falls 40 percent in coronavirus lockdown

54 minutes ago   |   Al Jazeera

Police minister says country experiencing 'crime holiday' adding that absence of alcohol helped reduce the numbers.
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D.C. lawmakers leave peoples' work undone

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

In the real world, workers are expected to wrap up their assigned tasks and projects before heading out on vacation - especially if there are people relying on them. But no one...
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President Trump orders Chinese owner of TikTok to sell US assets

President Trump orders Chinese owner of TikTok to sell US assets

It remains unclear how the president's orders will affect the app's 100 million U.S. users. Read more ...

California heat wave raises wildfire threat, causes rolling blackouts

California heat wave raises wildfire threat, causes rolling blackouts

California's power operator was directed to turn off electricity to approximately 200,000 to 250,000 customers at a time in rotating power outages. Read more ...

Humane society seeks donations after cat, kittens abandoned

Humane society seeks donations after cat, kittens abandoned

A cat who was in active labor was found abandoned in a box Thursday in Claremont, according to the Sullivan County Humane Society. Read more ...

Canada-U.S border restrictions extended to at least September

Canada-U.S border restrictions extended to at least September

The Canada-U.S. border will remain closed to non-essential travel for at least another month. Read more ...

FBI attorney to plead guilty for altering email in Russia probe

FBI attorney to plead guilty for altering email in Russia probe

A former FBI attorney is preparing to plead guilty to altering an email used to obtain a surveillance warrant on former Trump campaign aide Carter Page. The attorney, Kevin... Read more ...

White House: Robert Trump, President Trump's younger brother, hospitalized...

White House: Robert Trump, President Trump's younger brother, hospitalized in New York

Robert Trump, the younger brother of President Donald Trump, is hospitalized in New York, the White House confirmed Friday. Read more ...

Pirates' game Saturday in question after Reds player tests positive for COVID-19

Pirates' game Saturday in question after Reds player tests positive for COVID-19

The Pirates' game Saturday in Cincinnati is up in the air after a Reds player tested positive for COVID-19. Read more ...

Islanders answer Alex Ovechkin challenge to take 2-0 series lead

Islanders answer Alex Ovechkin challenge to take 2-0 series lead

Alex Ovechkin welcomed himself to the postseason Friday night, but the Islanders took a 2-0 series lead anyways. Barry Trotz's crew withstood a two-goal game from the dangerous... Read more ...

Pompeo lashes out as U.N. Security Council rejects extension to Iran arms...

Pompeo lashes out as U.N. Security Council rejects extension to Iran arms embargo

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday condemned the United Nations Security Council for rejecting a U.S. resolution to extend the arms embargo on Iran. The council voted to... Read more ...

Kershaw dominates, Bellinger 2 HRs, Dodgers drop Angels 7-4

Kershaw dominates, Bellinger 2 HRs, Dodgers drop Angels 7-4

ANAHEIM, Calif. - Clayton Kershaw allowed one hit over seven brilliant innings, Cody Bellinger hit a pair of two-run homers and the Los Angeles Dodgers opened the Freeway... Read more ...