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Africa's battle against Covid-19 will be won or lost here
Western Cape province is now in the middle of the peak of its coronavirus surge. South Africa is, by far and away, the hardest-hit country on the continent. Its confirmed case count is approaching 200,000, and rising fast.
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Iran says fire at nuclear facility resulted in 'significant' damage after first claiming destruction was 'limited'
A fire at Iran's Natanz nuclear facility site resulted in "significant" damage, impacting both the construction and development of the country's advanced nuclear program, officials confirmed Sunday, contradicting previous claims that the impact from last week's blaze had been "limited."
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The bull market is back for Chinese stocks
China's Shanghai Composite and Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index are cracking into bull market territory Monday as stocks surge across Asia.
Ending the coronavirus pandemic could cause over 1 million extra deaths from other diseases, experts warn
As health services around the world continue to focus their resources on ending the coronavirus pandemic, they threaten to derail decades of hard-won progress in the response to HIV, tuberculosis and many other diseases, global health experts warn.
Here's what pooled testing is and how it can be used for the coronavirus
US health officials are increasingly proposing pooled testing -- mixing several people's biological samples and examining them in a single test -- to drastically boost the country's capacity to identify and contain coronavirus cases.
How to talk with your Black friends about race
Your Black friends are all too familiar with racial issues, but they can be hard to discuss across racial lines. Here's how to have those tough conversations and become a better listener and friend.
Ennio Morricone, Oscar-winning film composer, dies at 91
Ennio Morricone, the Oscar-winning film composer has died at the age of 91, his lawyer told CNN Monday.
Japan floods kill at least 18 people after record-breaking rainfall
Rescue workers in Japan are beginning a desperate search for survivors after dozens were left dead or missing following widespread flash flooding triggered by record rainfall on the southern island of Kyushu.
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Officials say states like Arizona and Texas reopened too quickly after soaring Covid-19 cases
After a muted holiday weekend -- which saw both measured celebrations and packed crowds -- the country faces a deep coronavirus crisis as cases continue to climb and more hospitals report they're nearing capacity.
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Friends and fans from around the world remember Nick Cordero following his death
Condolences for Broadway actor Nick Cordero poured in from around the world after his wife announced his death Sunday night.
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The bubonic plague is back again in China's Inner Mongolia
Authorities in the Chinese region of Inner Mongolia are on high alert after a suspected case of bubonic plague, the disease that caused the Black Death pandemic, was reported Sunday.
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Minority owners of the Washington Redskins are attempting to sell, reports say
Washington Redskins minority owners Fred Smith, Dwight Schar, and Robert Rothman are all attempting to sell their interest in the team, according to a report from the Washington Post citing multiple people familiar with the deliberations.
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Tensions heat up in South China Sea as US makes significant show of force
For the first time in six years, two US Navy aircraft carriers are in the South China Sea, the latest show of military might from Washington as it pushes back against China's sweeping claim to much of the contested region.
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As Trump gaslights America about coronavirus, Republicans face a critical choice
• FDA chief refuses to say whether Trump's remark is true or false • When Trump's own medical advisers refuse to correct his misleading claim, the coronavirus trust gap grows
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As Florida sets records for Covid-19 cases, health authorities often fail to do contact tracing
Despite claims that Florida traces every case of Covid-19, a CNN investigation found that health authorities in Florida, now the nation's No. 1 hotspot for the virus, often fail to do contact tracing, long considered a key tool in containing an outbreak.
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Atlanta mayor says 'enough is enough' after girl fatally shot near scene of Rayshard Brooks' death
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms is calling for change to fight "the enemy within" saying that enough is enough after an 8-year-old girl was fatally shot Saturday near the Wendy's where Rayshard Brooks was killed.
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Eight people are believed to be dead after two planes collided over Idaho's Coeur d'Alene Lake
Eight people are believed to be dead after two planes collided over Coeur d'Alene Lake in Idaho and then sank, Kootenai County Sheriff's Office Lt. Ryan Higgins said.
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Nick Cordero, Broadway actor, dies at 41 after battle with Covid-19
Nick Cordero, a Broadway actor who had admirers across the world rallying for his recovery, has died after a battle with Covid-19, according to his wife, Amanda Kloots.
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These senior Indian couples found love again. Not everyone is happy about it
The social stigma around senior couples living together out of wedlock is perpetuated by adult children who fear their parents will be ostracized by their communities.
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A family dog could help your preschooler learn social and emotional skills, study finds
Owning, walking and playing with a dog could boost your toddler's social-emotional development, a new study finds.
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Human remains identified as missing Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen, family attorney says
Guillen was bludgeoned to death, the attorney says.
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Energy companies cancel construction of Atlantic Coast Pipeline
Dominion Energy and Duke Energy have canceled their Atlantic Coast Pipeline project, a natural gas pipeline that was to stretch hundreds of miles across West Virginia, Virginia and North Carolina, citing "legal uncertainty."
Man in famous 9/11 photo dies of Covid-19, family says
A man seen in a famous photo of New Yorkers fleeing from the 9/11 collapse of the World Trade Center's south tower has passed away due to Covid-19, his family told CNN.
A plea to Kanye: Don't. Just don't.
Dean Obeidallah writes that even if Kanye West's tweet about running for the presidency is just a publicity stunt, it's a dangerous distraction in an America reeling under Covid-19 and record unemployment rates.
Kanye West says he's running for president. But he hasn't actually taken any steps
Kanye West said on Saturday that he is running for president in the 2020 US election, an apparent challenge to go head-to-head with President Donald Trump.
Fact-checking Trump's Fourth of July speech
In his Fourth of July speech, President Donald Trump reflected on the nation's history and its accomplishments. He also made several false claims about the coronavirus and his administration's response to the pandemic.
Berkshire Hathaway will buy natural gas assets from Dominion Energy in $10 billion deal
In its first deal since the economic downturn caused by coronavirus, Berkshire Hathaway is purchasing natural gas transmission and storage assets from Dominion Energy in a deal worth nearly $10 billion.
A family in Florida found a nearly 9-foot alligator with missing limbs on their doorstep
Yet another Florida alligator decided to give local residents a terrifying surprise to wake up to. This time, a family in Tampa opened their front door on June 30 to find a gator lounging comfortably -- and totally refusing to move.
Here are the 8 Supreme Court cases the justices have yet to rule on
The Supreme Court is taking an unusually long time to complete its term this year, with decisions in eight cases still under wraps days after the justices would have typically cleared out its docket for the season.
Cleveland Indians manager says it's time to change the team name
Terry Francona, the manager of Major League Baseball's Cleveland Indians, told reporters on Sunday that he thinks it's time to change the team's name.