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Don't Try to Change the Minds of Climate-Denying Politicians. Vote Them Out

2 minutes ago   |   Time

Halfway into the year, our nation has reached a precipice: a criminal-justice system infected by racism that continues to take Black lives, avoidable deaths that keep climbing...
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Ohio police department asks public not to overwhelm dispatch with mask complaints

Ohio police department asks public not to overwhelm dispatch with mask complaints

8 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

BEREA, Ohio - With a new mask mandate for Ohio's Cuyahoga County officially in effect, police are asking residents not to overwhelm the dispatch line with complaints about...
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A.M. Roundup: Cuomo responds to Trump's demand to reopen schools

12 minutes ago   |   Times Union

Donald Trump is pushing schools to reopen and is accusing Democrats of wanting closures for political reasons. As a reminder, we're living during the coronavirus pandemic which...
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J&J's CEO says creating a vaccine is only ‘part of the puzzle'

14 minutes ago   |   Fortune

Good morning. Will a vaccine end the pandemic? At Fortune Brainstorm Health this week, there was lots of talk about the 200-plus efforts to find a COVID vaccine, and the...
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Mixed Martial Arts-‘Fight Island' opens with three UFC titles up for grabs

28 minutes ago   |   National Post

The UFC's "Fight Island" venue comes into operation on Saturday as UFC 251 takes place in Abu Dhabi, with three title fights and a set of health and safety measures in place...
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Data shows virus spread in nursing homes down sharply

Data shows virus spread in nursing homes down sharply

58 minutes ago   |   WCVB

The positive COVID-19 test rate in long-term care facilities remains above the state average, and a public health official said Wednesday that the gap is closing.
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Coronavirus Cases Show No Sign of Slowing in Worst-Hit U.S., Brazil and India

1 hour ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

India on Thursday reported nearly 25,000 new coronavirus infections, as the disease continued its ominous spread through the nation of nearly 1.4 billion people. The virus is...
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The Economy May Be Losing Its Impact On Presidential Elections

The Economy May Be Losing Its Impact On Presidential Elections

1 hour ago   |   NPR

Conventional wisdom says that a bad economy will hurt President Trump in November. But growing polarization may be severing the tie between economic health and voters' choices.
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South Korea finds just one case of coronavirus antibodies out of 3,000 tested

2 hours ago   |   National Post

SEOUL - Just one person in a South Korean survey of more than 3,000 people showed neutralizing antibodies to the novel coronavirus, health authorities said on Thursday...
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Israel looked like a model for halting coronavirus. Now infections are spiking

2 hours ago   |   NBC News

"It has been several weeks since Israel's compass for handling the pandemic has lost its bearings," wrote the public health director in her resignation.
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‘Glee' actress Naya Rivera is missing after renting a boat with 4-year-old...

‘Glee' actress Naya Rivera is missing after renting a boat with 4-year-old son in Lake Piru

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Country band Lady A files suit against Black singer with same name

Country band Lady A files suit against Black singer with same name

Country group Lady A, which dropped the word “Antebellum,” from their name because of the word's ties to slavery, has filed a lawsuit against a Black singer who has performed... Read more ...

As Trump threatens funding cuts, NH school officials say reopening decisions...

As Trump threatens funding cuts, NH school officials say reopening decisions will be made locally

The White House is recommending that all schools reopen in the fall, with President Donald Trump threatening to withhold federal funds to schools that don't. Read more ...

Health official says Trump rally in Oklahoma is 'likely' source of virus...

Health official says Trump rally in Oklahoma is 'likely' source of virus surge there

Although masks were provided to rally goers, there was no requirement that participants wear them, and most didn't. Read more ...

'What a hero': Passerby uses Ring security camera to let family know their...

'What a hero': Passerby uses Ring security camera to let family know their home was on fire

The Ware family was gone for the Fourth of July when a fire broke out in their garage. Read more ...

Ivy League calls off fall sports, including football, for its 8 schools

Ivy League calls off fall sports, including football, for its 8 schools

The decision affects all sports for the group of schools happening before Jan. 1. Read more ...

Australia halts Hong Kong extradition agreement, expands visa program

Australia halts Hong Kong extradition agreement, expands visa program

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Bed Bath and Beyond is closing 200 stores as quarterly sales tumble nearly 50%

Bed Bath and Beyond is closing 200 stores as quarterly sales tumble nearly 50%

Bed Bath & Beyond plans to shutter around 200 stores over the next two years. On July 8, the company published an investor relations presentation that revealed Bed Bath &... Read more ...

United sending layoff notices to nearly half of US employees

United sending layoff notices to nearly half of US employees

United Airlines will send layoff warnings to 36,000 employees - nearly half of its U.S. staff. Read more ...

Police launch search after Seoul mayor reported missing, leaving 'words like...

Police launch search after Seoul mayor reported missing, leaving 'words like a will'

Law enforcement are trying to locate the mayor of Seoul, after his daughter reported that the city official has gone missing. Mayor Park Won-sun didn't come to work on Thursday... Read more ...