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There has been a 90% increase in Covid-19 cases in US children in the last four weeks, report says
There has been a 90% increase in the number of Covid-19 cases among children in the United States over the last four weeks, according to a new analysis by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children's Hospital Association that will be updated weekly.
Their father's death spurred them to create 'Friday minute' -- 60 seconds each week to mourn those lost to Covid-19
Every Friday, Carolyn Freyer-Jones encourages her family and friends to participate in #thefridayminute to honor her father Hugh and others who have died from the coronavirus pandemic.
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Can majority rule survive America's widening political divide?
If Joe Biden maintains his steady lead in national polls over President Donald Trump through Election Day, Democrats will win the popular vote for the seventh time in the past eight presidential elections -- something no party has achieved since the formation of the modern American political system in 1828.
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August 10 coronavirus news
The coronavirus pandemic has brought countries to a standstill. In many places, as countries reopen, Covid-19 cases are on the rise. Follow here for the latest.
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College football players and coaches push to save the 2020 season
Clemson running back Darien Rencher called the movement by the players as their "last Hail Mary" to try to make something happen.
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Police officer fires gun and wounds man after accidentally being hit by deputy's Taser
Snippets of newly released body camera video show the moment a Nevada police officer unintentionally shot a man after that officer was hit with a Taser discharged by a sheriff's deputy, the Reno Police Department said.
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Fact check: Interrupted by shooting, Trump continues to spin false narrative around mail-in voting and coronavirus
President Donald Trump turned his Monday news conference into a dishonesty spree, blitzing reporters with rapid-fire false claims on a variety of his favorite topics -- the coronavirus pandemic, mail-in voting, China, Democrats generally and President Barack Obama in particular.
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The 7-year-old Georgia boy with Covid-19 who died drowned in a bathtub after a seizure, coroner says
The boy is the youngest person with the disease to die in Georgia.
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Mount Rushmore is too small for Trump
Adding President Donald Trump to Mount Rushmore would be a challenge, since it lacks room for another giant head. But if you let yourself think like the President, then it's possible to figure out a way around the problem, writes Michael D'Antonio.
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Citing coronavirus, Trump administration weighs more restrictions on the US-Mexico border that could include citizens
The Trump administration is considering ways to restrict entry on the US-Mexico border that could include US citizens and lawful permanent residents over coronavirus concerns, according to a source familiar with the matter.
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Nevada fights Trump campaign arguments in mail-in voting court case
The Nevada secretary of state has asked a federal court to dismiss a recent challenge from the Trump campaign to the state's plan to send absentee ballots to all active voters.
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The 'law and order' Democrat that Biden should pick for VP
Dr. Sharon Wright Austin writes that when candidate Joe Biden selects a running mate, there's another qualified Black woman he would be remiss to overlook: Florida Representative Val Demings. With a background in law enforcement, Demmings brings a tough on crime record, and comes from a battleground state crucial for the Democratic party.
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When the mail is politicized, everything is politicized
Democrats are openly accusing the Trump administration and US Postmaster General Brian DeJoy of "deliberate sabotage" of the postal service before an election that will rely on the mail system like no other in history.
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House panel asks watchdogs to investigate Army Corps of Engineers' review of Alaskan mine project
The House Oversight Committee Monday called for two inspector general offices to investigate the Army Corps of Engineers' recent environmental review of the controversial Pebble Mine project proposed for Bristol Bay, Alaska.
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Covid-19 relief fund allocation may shortchange Black communities, new research suggests
The formula for how Covid-19 relief funding from the federal government gets allocated to hospitals across the United States could have a "disparate impact" on hospitals in counties with a higher-than-average share of Black residents, new research suggests.
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Beirut blast survivor: The world can't let this chaos go on
A catastrophe of the magnitude of the Beirut explosion should not pass without a major political transformation in the country. This is not only for the people of Lebanon, but for the belief that the word "justice" can still have a meaning on our planet, writes Rima Majed
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez among high-profile Latinos participating in Democratic convention
Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, the progressive first-term lawmaker, is one of several high-profile Latinos slated to participate in the Democratic National Convention next week.
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Court orders Uber, Lyft to reclassify drivers as employees in California
Uber and Lyft are being ordered by a California judge to reclassify their drivers in the state as employees -- the latest development in an escalating legal battle over a new law impacting much of the on-demand economy.
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A doctor delivered a baby 25 years after delivering his mom in the same hospital
Dr. Bryan Cox has delivered more than 5,000 babies in the last 33 years -- but one of them is extra special.
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Stelter: Trump has taken up residence at his own Potemkin Village
President Trump's response to the coronavirus crisis can be likened to a Potemkin Village. He tries to look impressive and sound positive, but his rah-rah rhetoric is a facade, disguising the ugly reality beneath.
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Republicans ask Supreme Court to intervene in Rhode Island case involving whether absentee ballots need witness signatures
The Republican National Committee has asked the Supreme Court to intervene in a case about absentee ballots in Rhode Island, where a recent legal battle in federal court eliminated the state's requirement that two witnesses, or a notary public, must sign absentee ballots for them to count.
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Trick-or-treating is in doubt this year, so Halloween candy is coming early
No, your eyes aren't playing tricks on you. Halloween candy displays have arrived even earlier this year.
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After decades of concealing his true self, this 90-year-old grandfather came out as gay during the pandemic
Stuck at home during the pandemic with not much to do, Kenneth Felts began to write a memoir, chronicling the past 90 years of his life.
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Rosetta Stone is the highlight of this digital bundle, which also features a micro book library and a VPN
They say all good things come in threes. Well, The Ultimate Productivity bundle is here to prove that cliché correct yet again. The $199.99 bundle comes with lifetime subscriptions to Rosetta Stone, a 12-minute Premium Micro Book Library and KeepSolid VPN Unlimited.
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Trump and Pelosi haven't spoken in nearly 10 months
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Donald Trump have not spoken in nearly 10 months, even as negotiations between the White House and Congress to address the coronavirus pandemic have stalled.
'Saved by the Bell' trailer goes back to Bayside
Bayside classes are back in session.
Trump says he will deliver convention speech from either Gettysburg or White House
President Donald Trump said Monday that he will deliver his convention speech accepting the Republican presidential nomination from either the site of the 1863 Battle of Gettysburg in Pennsylvania or the White House in Washington, DC.
Two police body cameras capture the struggle leading to George Floyd's death
Police body camera footage showing Minneapolis police pointing a gun at George Floyd and struggling with him during his fatal arrest was released Monday.
Trump calls on college football games to resume amid coronavirus pandemic
President Donald Trump is calling for college football games to resume this season, as athletic conferences consider canceling or postponing play due to the coronavirus pandemic.