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NCAA says March Madness will happen in 2021

NCAA says March Madness will happen in 2021

5 minutes ago   |   New York Post

The future is uncertain. The state of the pandemic may not be any better come March. Still, NCAA senior vice president of basketball Dan Gavitt has declared that COVID-19 will...
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CDC warns US faces ‘worst fall' ever if Americans ignore COVID-19 guidelines

CDC warns US faces ‘worst fall' ever if Americans ignore COVID-19 guidelines

5 minutes ago   |   New York Post

A top CDC official has warned that the US must brace for the “worst fall” ever in the history of public health disasters if Americans don't follow coronavirus guidelines. “For...
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Brazil not yet ready to buy Russia vaccine, says health minister

7 minutes ago   |   National Post

SAO PAULO - Brazil will require more information and talks before it commits to buying the Russian COVID-19 vaccine, which is at a very early stage, the country's acting health...
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No in-person fall convocation this year at York, Ryerson, U of T, Seneca

7 minutes ago   |   National Post

TORONTO - Four Toronto post-secondary institutions have decided not to hold in-person convocation ceremonies this fall due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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NYC death toll from COVID-19 was similar to 1918 flu

9 minutes ago   |   NBC News

The surge of death seen in the early months of the pandemic in New York City shared similarities with one seen more than a century ago.
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Albany officially welcomes the return of indoor football

9 minutes ago   |   Times Union

An empty Times Union Center provided the backdrop Thursday morning for an announcement that arena officials hope will fill the seats. The National Arena League officially...
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Coronavirus In Minnesota: COVID-19 Cases Rise By 697; 7 Additional Deaths Reported

11 minutes ago   |   CBS   |   3 articles

MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesota health officials reported 697 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday and seven additional deaths. The Minnesota Department of Health says the state's total...
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Kroger is trying to fix one of Americans' biggest complaints about COVID-19 tests, as people wait weeks for results

Kroger is trying to fix one of Americans' biggest complaints about COVID-19 tests, as people wait weeks for results

11 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Kroger has developed an at-home COVID-19 testing kit that uses a nasal swab. The test delivers results within 24-48 hours, solving for one of Americans' biggest complaints...
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Lebanon is running out of food after the Beirut explosion wrecked its main port - leaving a bottleneck for supplies that may see the country go hungry

Lebanon is running out of food after the Beirut explosion wrecked its main port - leaving a bottleneck for supplies that may see the country go hungry

11 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

The port at Beirut, by far the largest in Lebanon, was rendered inoperable in the August 4 blast that brought the country to its knees. The loss of the port, and much of the...
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Stimulus bill will be 'critical' to recovery and spur shift back to cyclical stocks, Morgan Stanley investment chief says

Stimulus bill will be 'critical' to recovery and spur shift back to cyclical stocks, Morgan Stanley investment chief says

11 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Mike Wilson, Morgan Stanley chief US equity strategist and chief investment officer, said the next stimulus bill will be "critical" to the recovery. He believes the bill will...
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LIVE: Attorneys from Breonna Taylor's family speak about meeting with...

LIVE: Attorneys from Breonna Taylor's family speak about meeting with attorney general

Attorneys for the family of Breonna Taylor are holding a news conference Thursday to discuss the meeting they had with Kentucky's attorney general. Read more ...

For the first time in 5 months, new weekly unemployment claims are under 1...

For the first time in 5 months, new weekly unemployment claims are under 1 million

Another 963,000 Americans filed for first-time unemployment benefits last week on a seasonally adjusted basis, the Department of Labor said. Read more ...

AMC Theaters reopening in Mass.; 15-cent tickets offered on first day

AMC Theaters reopening in Mass.; 15-cent tickets offered on first day

AMC Theatres, the nation's largest movie theater chain, will reopen in the U.S. on Aug. 20 with retro ticket prices of 15 cents per movie. Read more ...

US says Iran briefly seizes oil tanker near strategic Strait of Hormuz

US says Iran briefly seizes oil tanker near strategic Strait of Hormuz

The Iranian navy boarded and briefly seized a Liberian-flagged oil tanker near the strategic Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions between Tehran and the United States, a... Read more ...

Here are the 13 power players in VP pick Kamala Harris' inner circle. If Joe...

Here are the 13 power players in VP pick Kamala Harris' inner circle. If Joe Biden ousts Trump in November, her longtime allies could land White House jobs or other key roles

Political stock in Kamala Harris' orbit soared when Joe Biden picked the California senator as his running mate. A former 2020 presidential candidate herself and a relative... Read more ...

For the first time in 5 months, new weekly unemployment claims are under 1...

For the first time in 5 months, new weekly unemployment claims are under 1 million

Another 963,000 Americans filed for first-time unemployment benefits last week on a seasonally adjusted basis, the Department of Labor said. Read more ...

Trump says Israel & UAE to restore diplomatic ties, deal said to delay...

Trump says Israel & UAE to restore diplomatic ties, deal said to delay annexing of Palestinian land

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Mom of 5-year-old allegedly killed by neighbor says suspect will ‘rot in hell'

Mom of 5-year-old allegedly killed by neighbor says suspect will ‘rot in hell'

The mother of a 5-year-old North Carolina boy shot dead while riding his bicycle outside his home vowed to get justice for her son, saying his accused killer will “rot in... Read more ...

Novak Djokovic confirms he'll play in 2020 US Open

Novak Djokovic confirms he'll play in 2020 US Open

Novak Djokovic confirmed Thursday he will compete at the US Open in Flushing this month. “I am happy to confirm that I will participate at the Western & Southern Open and US... Read more ...

Apple will reportedly start offering subscription bundles of services like...

Apple will reportedly start offering subscription bundles of services like iCloud storage and Apple Music

Apple is planning to introduce subscription bundles for services like Apple Music and iCloud storage, according to a report from Bloomberg . The bundles would come in tiers and... Read more ...