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Facebook is letting its employees work from home until July 2021 due to the pandemic

Facebook is letting its employees work from home until July 2021 due to the pandemic

2 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Facebook is extending its work-from-home policy until June 2021. The company will let employees work remote until summer of next year due to the pandemic. Facebook also expects...
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United Way of the Greater Capital Region announces more than $400K in grants

6 minutes ago   |   Times Union

ALBANY - United Way of the Greater Capital Region recently announced $417,000 in community investment grants for 2020. A total of 33 grants to 31 organizations will fund...
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Possible coronavirus ‘trouble ahead,' U.S. cities warned, Ohio governor tests positive

14 minutes ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - White House health experts warned that even small rises in the percentage of people testing positive for COVID-19 in some U.S. cities could mean trouble and urged...
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Massachusetts coronavirus deaths up 32, cases rise 162

22 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

Massachusetts health officials on Thursday reported 32 new coronavirus deaths and 162 new cases as the average positive test rate hovered above 2%. The 32 new coronavirus...
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Mass. health officials report 32 new COVID-19 deaths, 162 additional cases

Mass. health officials report 32 new COVID-19 deaths, 162 additional cases

26 minutes ago   |   WCVB   |   2 articles

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has released the latest COVID-19 case numbers for the state.
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Greenvville tops DHEC list of SC counties with most new coronavirus cases for Aug. 6

Greenvville tops DHEC list of SC counties with most new coronavirus cases for Aug. 6

32 minutes ago   |   WYFF

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced Thursday 1,295 new confirmed cases and 30 new probable cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, 44...
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Quarantine ‘checkpoint' opens at New York City's Penn Station to enforce travel rules

34 minutes ago   |   National Post

NEW YORK - A few dozen travelers got off a train from Miami at New York City's Penn Station on Thursday and were greeted by a team of public health workers and mayoral office...
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Trump attacks China over virus as U.S. health secretary heads to Taiwan

34 minutes ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday intensified his attacks on China for its handling of the novel coronavirus outbreak that has killed over 700,000 people...
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Hybrid Schooling Is the Most Dangerous Option of All

36 minutes ago   |   Wired

It's supposed to be the perfect compromise between in-person and online education. But it may well be a public health nightmare.
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California's undocumented food workers face grim dilemma: health or wages

36 minutes ago   |   NBC News

"People are scared to go to the doctor. They're scared to go to the clinic," said the executive director of a farmworker nonprofit group.
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Gov. Mike DeWine has tested positive for coronavirus

Gov. Mike DeWine has tested positive for coronavirus

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine plans to follow protocol for COVID-19 and quarantine at his home for the next 14 days, state officials said. Read more ...

NY attorney general seeks to dissolve NRA

NY attorney general seeks to dissolve NRA

New York's attorney general is suing the National Rifle Association, seeking to put the powerful gun advocacy organization out of business over allegations that high-ranking... Read more ...

NOAA updates 2020 Atlantic hurricane outlook, predicts it will be extremely...

NOAA updates 2020 Atlantic hurricane outlook, predicts it will be extremely active season

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has updated its 2020 Hurricane Season Outlook. Read more ...

These 30 products could help you get better sleep tonight

These 30 products could help you get better sleep tonight

You deserve a more satisfying slumber. Read more ...

Twitter is adding labels to the accounts of state-affiliated media and...

Twitter is adding labels to the accounts of state-affiliated media and government officials

Twitter is adding new labels to the profiles of government officials and state-affiliated media to provide more context to users on the platform on the authors of tweets that... Read more ...

New York Attorney General Moves To Dissolve The NRA After Fraud Investigation

New York Attorney General Moves To Dissolve The NRA After Fraud Investigation

New York's attorney general announced civil action to dissolve the National Rifle Association after an investigation found millions of dollars in alleged fraud by CEO Wayne... Read more ...

Greece & Egypt sign deal on exclusive economic zone amid tensions with Turkey

Greece & Egypt sign deal on exclusive economic zone amid tensions with Turkey

Egypt and Greece signed an agreement on Thursday, designating an exclusive economic zone in the eastern Mediterranean between the two countries, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh... Read more ...

Another Governor Tests Positive for COVID

Another Governor Tests Positive for COVID

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tested positive for the coronavirus on Thursday, and the discovery came just ahead of a planned meeting with President Trump, reports the Columbus... Read more ...

Armed man holds people hostage in France's Le Havre, reports claim he...

Armed man holds people hostage in France's Le Havre, reports claim he demands ‘free passage to Al Aqsa Mosque for Palestinians'

Several people have been taken hostage by an armed man in a bank in Normandy. Media say he's demanding that Israel free “unjustly imprisoned Palestinian children” and let... Read more ...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine Tests Positive For The Coronavirus

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine Tests Positive For The Coronavirus

DeWine was tested on Thursday as part of a protocol to meet with President Trump. He's the second governor known to have tested positive for the virus. Read more ...