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US coronavirus testing has dropped dramatically: a 13% decrease in 2 weeks. Public-health experts say the system is broken

US coronavirus testing has dropped dramatically: a 13% decrease in 2 weeks. Public-health experts say the system is broken

2 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

The weekly average of daily coronavirus tests administered in the US is now 13% lower than it was at the end of July. Insufficient testing makes it hard to identify new cases...
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Coronavirus: U.S. surpasses grim record for single-day death toll

8 minutes ago   |   NBC News

As the U.S. marks the third highest single-day death toll since May, the coronavirus crisis is still unfolding in states like Texas, where one out of every four people tested...
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Mississippi State WR Heath arrested for DUI

10 minutes ago   |   Saint Louis Today

STARKVILLE, Miss. - A Mississippi State football player has been arrested on a DUI charge.
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U.S. Labels Chinese Language Education Group a Diplomatic Mission

24 minutes ago   |   NY Times

State Department officials said the move was aimed at informing American schools of potential propaganda from the government group's programs, largely known as Confucius...
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$400 Unemployment Supplement Is Really $300, and Won't Arrive Soon

24 minutes ago   |   NY Times

New state claims fell below one million for the first week since March. But jobless ranks remain vast, and a White House relief plan faces hurdles.
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Back to school: Learning during the pandemic

Back to school: Learning during the pandemic

28 minutes ago   |   WESH

The coronavirus pandemic continues to cause upheaval in school districts around the state.
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Trump scores diplomatic deal with Middle East allies before election

32 minutes ago   |   National Post

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Thursday managed to pull off a rare victory for U.S. diplomacy in the Middle East ahead of his Nov. 3 re-election bid by helping to...
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Visitation rules eased at most NH long-term care facilities

Visitation rules eased at most NH long-term care facilities

36 minutes ago   |   WMUR

The state is easing visitation rules at some long-term care facilities to allow residents to see more of their loved ones.
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Police reform debate stalls behind closed doors on Beacon Hill

42 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

Lawmakers are taking their time hashing out differences between House and Senate versions of a police reform bill that promises to shake up policing in Massachusetts. “We...
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Longtime Illinois state senator hit with federal tax charge

52 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune   |   4 articles

Longtime state Sen. Terry Link was charged in federal court Thursday with filing a false tax return, the latest Illinois lawmaker to face public corruption charges.
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Trump announces peace deal between Israel, United Arab Emirates

Trump announces peace deal between Israel, United Arab Emirates

President Trump on Thursday announced a historic peace agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates that would pave the way for full normalization of relations between... Read more ...

Trump says Israel & UAE to restore diplomatic ties, deal said to delay...

Trump says Israel & UAE to restore diplomatic ties, deal said to delay annexing of Palestinian land

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US jobless claims fall below 1 million but remain high

US jobless claims fall below 1 million but remain high

WASHINGTON - The number of laid-off workers applying for unemployment aid fell below 1 million last week for the first time since the pandemic intensified five months ago yet... Read more ...

AMC is reopening its theaters next week with 15-cent tickets

AMC is reopening its theaters next week with 15-cent tickets

AMC is finally reopening its theaters, and guests will need to spend just 15 cents to get in. Read more ...

Biden calls for nationwide outdoor mask mandate for 3 MONTHS as CDC warns...

Biden calls for nationwide outdoor mask mandate for 3 MONTHS as CDC warns not following orders will cause ‘worst fall ever'

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has urged all Americans to ‘mask up' outdoors for the next three months - at the same time as health officials warned disobeying... Read more ...

Travis Kelce cashing in with huge extension from Chiefs

Travis Kelce cashing in with huge extension from Chiefs

The Chiefs and star tight end Travis Kelce are reportedly closing in on an extension. According to multiple reports Thursday, the five-time Pro Bowler is about to ink a... Read more ...

'Fortnite's' Epic Games learned how to evade Apple's 30% rate before it got...

'Fortnite's' Epic Games learned how to evade Apple's 30% rate before it got kicked off the App Store. Here's why developers have long been concerned by the fee

Apple just yanked the "Fortnite" app from its store after Epic Games added an in-game direct payment option for players. The new option would mean that Epic Games could skirt... Read more ...

Canadiens coach Claude Julien rushed to hospital with chest pains

Canadiens coach Claude Julien rushed to hospital with chest pains

Julien, 60, is being kept under observation at the hospital. Read more ...

Trump opposes postal money that would help vote-by-mail

Trump opposes postal money that would help vote-by-mail

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump declared Thursday that he opposes additional funding for the U.S. Postal Service, acknowledging that his position would starve the agency of... Read more ...

Justice Department finds Yale discriminates against Asian, white applicants

Justice Department finds Yale discriminates against Asian, white applicants

The Department of Justice said Thursday that it has concluded Yale University illegally discriminates against Asian American and white undergraduate applicants. Following a... Read more ...