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India Faces Lost Generation as Virus Pushes Children to Work

3 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

The coronavirus pandemic is forcing India's children out of school and into farms and factories to work, worsening a child-labor problem that was already one of the most dire...
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Barr: US facing new form of ‘urban guerrilla warfare' driven by left's ‘lust for power'

Barr: US facing new form of ‘urban guerrilla warfare' driven by left's ‘lust for power'

8 hours ago   |   New York Post

The United States is grappling with a new form of “urban guerrilla warfare” driven by the left's “lust for power,” Attorney General William Barr told “Life, Liberty & Levin” on...
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Social distancing gives a boost to motels as getaway lodging

Social distancing gives a boost to motels as getaway lodging

23 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

After many years of being looked down on, motels are getting new respect in the era of social distancing. Guests at open-corridor inns may come and go without passing through...
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Georgia Urban, longtime jazz writer, dies at 93

1 day ago   |   Times Union

TROY - Georgia Urban, who brought a passionate ear to jazz and a strong voice to social and political causes over decades, died July 30 at Van Rensselaer Manor. She was 93. A...
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Chicago Riverwalk offers things to see, eat and do while adhering to health guidelines

Chicago Riverwalk offers things to see, eat and do while adhering to health guidelines

1 day ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - The Chicago Riverwalk is open and all the old favorites are there following city health guidelines. The Northman has plenty of seating and serves food and local...
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High temperatures in U.S. cities have big health impact on low-income residents

1 day ago   |   NBC News

In cities across the U.S., neighborhoods that were once redlined have higher temperatures, according to a recent study, due to factors like housing quality and fewer trees...
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Job diary: I've been a beekeeper for 4 decades, co-founded an urban bee non-profit, and now I work at a hotel connecting the community through beekeeping

Job diary: I've been a beekeeper for 4 decades, co-founded an urban bee non-profit, and now I work at a hotel connecting the community through beekeeping

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Julia Common, 66, started her beekeeping career four decades ago working at The University of Manitoba, where she first fell in love with honeybees; her bee-related education...
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Beirut Tragedy, Tech War and India's Virus Strike: Weekend Reads

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg

Already grappling with the intensifying coronavirus pandemic, the last thing the world needed this week was more turmoil. It got some anyway.
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Houston area Urban League helps residents with COVID-19 resources

2 days ago   |   ABC

After the league's annual conference was canceled, some decided to take the opportunity to reach out to people in need.
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After Taking a Pandemic Hit, Billboard Ad Companies See Signs of Hope

2 days ago   |   NY Times

The virus pummeled sales of ads that appear on outdoor and transit displays, and a second wave could hamper a recovery. But advertising executives believe the worst may be over...
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Ohio governor's conflicting COVID-19 tests raise backlash from skeptics of...

Ohio governor's conflicting COVID-19 tests raise backlash from skeptics of mask mandates

The Ohio governor's positive, then negative, tests for COVID-19 have provided fuel for skeptics of government pandemic mandates. Read more ...

Israeli jeweler makes $1.5m gold coronavirus mask

Israeli jeweler makes $1.5m gold coronavirus mask

An Israeli jewelry company is working on what it says will be the world's most expensive coronavirus mask, a gold, diamond-encrusted face covering with a price tag of $1.5 million. Read more ...

Puerto Rico Halts Primary Voting For Centers That Never Received Ballots

Puerto Rico Halts Primary Voting For Centers That Never Received Ballots

Hundreds of frustrated voters were turned away from centers across Puerto Rico that never received ballots. Read more ...

Researchers created a test to determine which masks are the least effective

Researchers created a test to determine which masks are the least effective

A group of researchers at Duke University created a simple technique to analyze the effectiveness of various types of masks, which have become a critical component in stopping... Read more ...

‘Collusion with foreign powers': Billionaire Hong Kong protest-backer Jimmy...

‘Collusion with foreign powers': Billionaire Hong Kong protest-backer Jimmy Lai detained, his Apple Daily offices searched

Billionaire media tycoon and Hong Kong protest-backer Jimmy Lai has been arrested on suspicion of “collusion with foreign powers.” Police also searched the offices of his Apple... Read more ...

Simon Cowell breaks back while testing electric bicycle

Simon Cowell breaks back while testing electric bicycle

Simon Cowell broke his back Saturday while testing his new electric bicycle at his home in California, according to a spokesperson. Read more ...

States on hook for billions under Trump's unemployment plan

States on hook for billions under Trump's unemployment plan

A plan from President Donald Trump to extend additional unemployment benefits requires states to provide 25% of the funds, and it's unclear whether states have the money or the... Read more ...

Blue Jackets advance with 3-0 Game 5 win over Maple Leafs

Blue Jackets advance with 3-0 Game 5 win over Maple Leafs

TORONTO - Joonas Korpisalo stopped 33 shots and the Columbus Blue Jackets advanced to the first round of the NHL playoffs with a 3-0 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs in a... Read more ...

Bryson DeChambeau feels closer to first major win after strong PGA Championship

Bryson DeChambeau feels closer to first major win after strong PGA Championship

SAN FRANCISCO - Bryson DeChambeau made the best run of his career at a major championship, but still fell short despite shooting a final-round 66 to finish 10-under for the... Read more ...

White House Reportedly Asked How To Get A New President's Face On Mount Rushmore

White House Reportedly Asked How To Get A New President's Face On Mount Rushmore

Trump wasn't joking when he told South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem he wanted his face on Mount Rushmore, she said. Read more ...