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NH epidemiologist: CDC face mask recommendation is another tool to slow spread of COVID-19

1 month ago   |   By WMUR

Dr. Benjamin Chan said as hospitals are still in need of medical masks and other personal protective equipment, people should use homemade masks, towels or cloths to cover their nose and mouth.
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Shop towels filter better than T-shirts for DIY coronavirus masks

Shop towels filter better than T-shirts for DIY coronavirus masks

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

After President Trump said Friday Americans can wear face masks - and experts now say they can help stop the coronavirus - people are going DIY, making their own face protectors in droves. But a small clothing manufacturer in Los Angeles says not to use T-shirt material, as the government suggested, but...
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‘It's only a recommendation' Trump won't wear mask even though CDC says it can stop COVID-19 spread

‘It's only a recommendation' Trump won't wear mask even though CDC says it can stop COVID-19 spread

1 month ago   |   By National Post

President Donald Trump said U.S. health officials are recommending the use of non-surgical grade cloth masks as a voluntary measure to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, but that he did not plan to wear one himself.
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CNN crew arrested while on-air covering Minneapolis protests

CNN crew arrested while on-air covering Minneapolis protests

MINNEAPOLIS - A CNN crew was arrested while on the air covering the Minneapolis protests Friday morning. Correspondent Omar Jimenez was reporting live on CNN shortly after 5... Read more ...

7 shot at Louisville protest over fatal police shooting

7 shot at Louisville protest over fatal police shooting

At least seven people were shot in Louisville as protesters turned out to demand justice for Breonna Taylor, a black woman fatally shot by police in her home in March. Read more ...

Ohio protests over George Floyd's death turn destructive

Ohio protests over George Floyd's death turn destructive

Protesters angry over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody turned out for a demonstration in Columbus that began peacefully but turned violent, with windows... Read more ...

Officer who knelt on George Floyd's neck had 18 previous complaints against...

Officer who knelt on George Floyd's neck had 18 previous complaints against him, police dept. says

The former Minneapolis police officer involved in George Floyd's death had 18 prior complaints filed against him with the Minneapolis Police Department's Internal Affairs... Read more ...

CNN crew arrested on live TV amid George Floyd protests in Minneapolis

CNN crew arrested on live TV amid George Floyd protests in Minneapolis

Correspondent Omar Jimenez, and the crew with him, were handcuffed and detained by Minnesota State Police just after 5 a.m. local time. Read more ...

Mayor Greg Fischer: 'Violence and destruction is not the way'

Mayor Greg Fischer: 'Violence and destruction is not the way'

7 injured in overnight protests, shootings Read more ...

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey hits back at Trump over leadership jab

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey hits back at Trump over leadership jab

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey lashed back early Friday at President Trump, who accused him of being a “very weak” leader amid the protests roiling the city over George Floyd's... Read more ...

Illinois moves into Phase 3 of reopening plan: Here's what's changing

Illinois moves into Phase 3 of reopening plan: Here's what's changing

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Every region of Illinois met the criteria to move into Phase 3 of reopening Friday. Most of the state will do so, but Chicago will have to wait until June 3... Read more ...

Minneapolis police release 911 transcript that started George Floyd arrest

Minneapolis police release 911 transcript that started George Floyd arrest

Minneapolis police have released the transcript of the 911 call that began with a report of someone, later determined to be George Floyd, using a counterfeit bill to buy... Read more ...

Renault workers protest automaker's plan to axe nearly 15,000 jobs

Renault workers protest automaker's plan to axe nearly 15,000 jobs

Workers have gathered outside the Renault plant in the suburbs of Paris after the company revealed plans to lay off 15,000 employees worldwide, with around a third of the cuts... Read more ...