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Illinois reports 1,759 new COVID-19 cases, 30 coronavirus-related deaths

Illinois reports 1,759 new COVID-19 cases, 30 coronavirus-related deaths

51 minutes ago   |   WGN TV   |   3 articles

CHICAGO - Illinois health officials said 1,759 new cases of COVID-19 and 30 additional coronavirus-related deaths have been confirmed over the past day Wednesday. According to...
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After deadly mansion party, Los Angeles County officially bans on gatherings

1 hour ago   |   NBC News

The order is to "protect the health and lives of county residents" during the coronavirus pandemic, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health said.
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'It's whiplash': Dead people may yet get their stimulus checks

'It's whiplash': Dead people may yet get their stimulus checks

1 hour ago   |   Politico

Dead people could end up eligible for economic stimulus checks after all. A little-noticed provision in Senate Republicans' latest coronavirus relief package would partially...
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Dozens Of Businesses Consider Moving Out Of Downtown Minneapolis

1 hour ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Downtown Minneapolis is at risk of losing dozens of businesses. While restaurants have opened since the COVID-19 shutdown, others have not, and it's not clear if...
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Melrose officers save boy's life after he was impaled by spikes on fence: Police

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

Melrose police officers saved a boy's life Tuesday night after he was impaled by the spikes at the top of a fence and lost a significant amount of blood, according to...
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The US just struck a deal for 100 million doses of a coronavirus vaccine from Johnson & Johnson

The US just struck a deal for 100 million doses of a coronavirus vaccine from Johnson & Johnson

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Johnson & Johnson have entered into an agreement with the U.S. government to provide 100 million doses of its experimental coronavirus vaccine, with the option of 200 million...
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After Trump fired his predecessor in May, acting State Dept IG says he is leaving too

1 hour ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - U.S. State Department's Acting Inspector General Stephen Akard is leaving his post and returning to the private sector, a spokesperson for the agency said on...
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Pompeo in call with Lebanese PM reaffirms U.S. commitment to assist after blast

1 hour ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in a call with Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab on Wednesday reiterated 'steadfast' commitment to assist the Lebanese...
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Trump's Syria Sanctions ‘Cannot Solve the Problem,' Critics Say

1 hour ago   |   NY Times

Without a broader diplomatic effort, the newest and toughest penalties will worsen a humanitarian crisis without forcing a leadership change, experts say.
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Minneapolis commission takes up proposal to disband police

2 hours ago   |   NBC News

A Minneapolis commission is expected to take up a proposed amendment Wednesday that would dismantle the city's Police Department in the wake of George Floyd's death.
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Nominee Won't Be at Democratic Convention

Nominee Won't Be at Democratic Convention

Speakers-including Joe Biden-will no longer be traveling to the Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee, officials say. Organizers, who were already planning a mostly... Read more ...

NYC setting up quarantine CHECKPOINTS to monitor visitors from 34 states, de...

NYC setting up quarantine CHECKPOINTS to monitor visitors from 34 states, de Blasio says

New York City is setting up checkpoints at bridges, tunnels and train stations to crack down on visitors from 34 states attempting to elude a statewide mandatory two-week... Read more ...

NCAA says athletes must be given opt out option, hands call on fall...

NCAA says athletes must be given opt out option, hands call on fall championships to each division

The NCAA Board of Directors said schools must honor an athlete's scholarship if the athlete opts out of the coming season because of concerns about COVID-19. Read more ...

Chicago public schools will start the school year all virtual

Chicago public schools will start the school year all virtual

Chicago Public Schools, the nation's third-largest school system, will start the coming school year with fully remote learning for all students. Read more ...

'Who's the Boss?' gets reboot with Tony Danza, Alyssa Milano

'Who's the Boss?' gets reboot with Tony Danza, Alyssa Milano

A brand new life is ahead for the vintage sitcom "Who's the Boss?” and its devoted fans. Read more ...

Cruise industry extends sailing suspension from US ports through October

Cruise industry extends sailing suspension from US ports through October

The Cruise Lines International Association announced they are extending the suspension of cruise operations until at least November. Read more ...

Neil Young sues Trump campaign, deriding use of famous tunes

Neil Young sues Trump campaign, deriding use of famous tunes

The legendary singer cited repeated use of two songs: "Rockin' in the Free World" and "Devil's Sidewalk." Read more ...

Disney theme parks take $3.5 billion hit due to coronavirus

Disney theme parks take $3.5 billion hit due to coronavirus

Disney said Tuesday afternoon that its theme parks division took a $3.5 billion hit due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read more ...

Revised Hawkeye football schedule includes 5 games at Kinnick Stadium

Revised Hawkeye football schedule includes 5 games at Kinnick Stadium

The Iowa Hawkeyes released their revised 10-game Big Ten Conference football schedule for 2020. Read more ...

UConn becomes 1st FBS program to cancel football over virus

UConn becomes 1st FBS program to cancel football over virus

STORRS, Conn. - UConn canceled its 2020-2021 football season Wednesday, becoming the first FBS program to suspend football because of the coronavirus pandemic, as other schools... Read more ...