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Georgia second-grader tests positive for COVID-19 after one day back at school

27 seconds ago   |   National Post

A Georgia classroom was closed yesterday for deep cleaning after a second grader tested positive for the coronavirus on her first day back at Sixes Elementary, the Cherokee...
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Gone for good? Evidence signals many jobs aren't coming back

2 minutes ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

The pandemic has lasted far longer than most Americans expected, with likely profound consequences for the economy.
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Fauci warns pandemic will keep ‘smoldering' due to ‘America's political system and culture'

4 minutes ago   |   NY Daily News

“Some states didn't pay attention to the benchmarks,” said the nation's pandemic doctor. “Some citizenry said: ‘Just let it fly.‘”
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Rhode Island coronavirus travel restrictions a ‘wake-up call,' says Gina Raimondo

4 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo said restrictions placed on travelers from her state by neighboring governors - including Massachusetts - are a “wake-up call,” prompting her to...
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Six progressive Chicago aldermen call for Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan to step down

6 minutes ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Six progressive first-term aldermen on Wednesday added their voices to those calling for Michael Madigan to step down as the Illinois House speaker and head of the state's...
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Emerald ash borer turns up in Adirondacks

10 minutes ago   |   Times Union

State officials confirmed Tuesday night that emerald ash borer has infested some trees in the Warren County town of Chester. The invasive bug has been documented all around the...
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Pompeo, in call with Lebanese PM, reaffirms U.S. commitment to assist after blast

12 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

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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NYC's Quarantine Checkpoints Are Latest Move By Northeast To Thwart Second Wave

14 minutes ago   |   Forbes

The former Covid-19 epicenter is trying to ensure out-of-state travelers will take the quarantine order seriously.
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Missouri Secretary of State Aschroft defends school comments

14 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune   |   2 articles

Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft said comments he made about fathers being willing to die to send their children back to school amid the coronavirus pandemic are being...
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America in 2020 Is a Failed State

16 minutes ago   |   Real Clear Politics

A massive economic collapse, a pandemic and a democratic crisis a€” on top of massive inequality. It's not great
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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 ...