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Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro Tested Again For Coronavirus

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday he had undergone another test for the novel coronavirus, after local media...

Meghan Markle On George Floyd’s Killing: People Have Said ‘Enough’

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are continuing to focus on fighting racial injustice and correcting wrongs of the past.  The Duke and Duchess of Sussex,...

Coronavirus Live Updates: Scientists Will Urge WHO To Take Airborne Spread More Seriously

HuffPost reporters around the world are tracking the pandemic and its effects. Read the latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic below. (To see the latest...

Britain’s First Pint In 15 Weeks Ends ‘Long National Hibernation’

There were no fireworks to commemorate July 4 in the United Kingdom, but it was nonetheless a day of great national significance. After weeks...

Iran Confirms Damaged Nuclear Site Was Centrifuge Facility

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran on Sunday confirmed that a damaged building at the underground Natanz nuclear site was a new centrifuge assembly center,...

More Than 11 Million Coronavirus Cases Confirmed Worldwide

More than 11 million people worldwide have been confirmed to have the coronavirus, according to data collected by Johns Hopkins University. It’s been less than...

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Howie Rose talks 2020 MLB season, epic Rangers and Mets calls

Longtime radio sports announcer Howie Rose, who is the current Mets play-by-play man for WCBS 880-AM, makes the call to do some Q&A with...

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Oil And Gas Pipelines Look Like Increasingly Risky Bets

On Sunday, two major utilities canceled plans to build the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, a 600-mile conduit to carry fracked gas from West Virginia through...

California Man Died From Coronavirus 1 Day After Posting Regret For Attending Party

A California family is grieving the loss of a 51-year-old man who died after contracting COVID-19 at a barbecue in June.  Thomas “Tommy” Macias of...

‘Garbage Bag’ Gowns And Flimsy Masks Among Items Given By FEMA, Nursing Homes Say

Plastic gowns without hand holes, masks with breakable straps and child-sized rubber gloves are among the bizarre items that nursing home officials say they...

As Democrats Unveil Ambitious Climate Goals, House Lawmakers Press For Green Stimulus

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi charted a course to zero out all of the United States’ planet-heating emissions by 2050, unveiling a Democratic proposal Tuesday...

Tech News

Hubble just snapped one of its greatest images ever

Galaxies always seem special simply due to their huge size and collections of stars, planets, and typically a black hole or sometimes more. They’re...

Anti-science content is thriving on Facebook right now

The news about the coronavirus pandemic’s impact in the US has been pretty depressing this week, no two ways about it and seems to...

Facebook groups pivot to attacks on Black Lives Matter

CHICAGO — A loose network of Facebook groups that took root across the country in April to organize protests over coronavirus stay-at-home orders has...

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There could be a scenario where Clarke Schmidt takes over for J.A. Happ in the Yankees’ rotation next year should the veteran lefty starter...

Business

SoHo House, Whitney Museum among ritzy PPP loan recipients

Boutique fashion lines and high-end hotels were among the hundreds of thousands of businesses receiving money from the Trump administration’s high-profile $660 billion pandemic...

Kaepernick, Disney team up for series on racial injustice

Colin Kaepernick has inked a deal with Disney for a documentary series that explores racial and social injustice. The new venture will “showcase the work...

Elon Musk’s red satin Tesla ‘short shorts’ sell out in minutes

Elon Musk took a jab at Tesla short sellers over the weekend — announcing a limited-edition pair of satin “short shorts” — and they...

Grindr saved 69 jobs with help from Paycheck Protection Program

Hookup app Grindr was among the hundreds of thousands of businesses receiving money from the government’s high-profile $660 billion pandemic aid program. The gay dating...

Health

As Florida COVID-19 Cases Skyrocket, State Orders All Schools To Reopen Next Month

Florida’s education commissioner on Monday ordered schools to re-open for in-person instruction in August, even as coronavirus cases jam hospitals in the state. According to an “emergency...

As COVID-19 Cases Surge, Fauci Says U.S. Is Still ‘Knee-Deep’ In First Wave

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top infectious disease expert in the U.S., said Monday that the country is in a “serious situation” that needs immediate...

States Embrace Coronavirus Restrictions After Reopening Proves Disastrous

State and local officials are pausing or reversing plans to reopen public life as the coronavirus pandemic surges in parts of the country that...

Gay Beachgoers At New York’s Fire Island Spark Outrage For Partying En Masse

Community leaders in Fire Island, New York, are speaking out after photos and videos showing mask-less beachgoers congregating en masse ― as well as one...

Entertainment

Anderson Cooper Blasts Trump’s ‘Inflammatory, Racist’ Diversions From COVID-19

Anderson Cooper did not mince words Monday as he rattled off Donald Trump’s most recent racist outbursts and called out the president’s inflammatory rhetoric as...

Christopher Meloni on returning to the ‘Law & Order’ universe

Chris Meloni says his return to the “Law & Order” roster as Elliot Stabler — in the fall spinoff series “Law & Order: Organized...

Nick Cordero had no underlying conditions before coronavirus

After a brave three-month fight, beloved Broadway actor Nick Cordero died of complications from the coronavirus on Sunday. The recent father, 41, had no underlying...

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As COVID-19 Cases Surge, Fauci Says U.S. Is Still ‘Knee-Deep’ In First Wave

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top infectious disease expert in the U.S., said Monday that the country is in a “serious situation” that needs immediate...

Tom Hanks Swipes At U.S. Leadership — Or Lack Thereof — On Coronavirus

Tom Hanks criticized the response of U.S. leaders to the coronavirus pandemic as he urged people to follow basic guidance from health experts to...

Masahiro Tanaka incident was agonizing for Yankees’ Stanton

A batted ball clocked at 112 mph and racing for a pitcher’s head obviously isn’t moving in slow motion. Yet, that is the way Giancarlo...

Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro Tested Again For Coronavirus

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday he had undergone another test for the novel coronavirus, after local media...

States Embrace Coronavirus Restrictions After Reopening Proves Disastrous

State and local officials are pausing or reversing plans to reopen public life as the coronavirus pandemic surges in parts of the country that...

Brittany Matthews reacts to Patrick Mahomes’ monster contract

Brittany Matthews is “so proud” of boyfriend Patrick Mahomes. Shortly after the Cheifs made their Super Bowl-winning quarterback the holder of the richest contract in...

Gay Beachgoers At New York’s Fire Island Spark Outrage For Partying En Masse

Community leaders in Fire Island, New York, are speaking out after photos and videos showing mask-less beachgoers congregating en masse ― as well as one...

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Charlize Theron Calls ‘Mad Max’ Recasting For Young Furiosa ‘Heartbreaking’

After all that blood, sweat and Tom-Hardy-feuding, Charlize Theron won’t be reprising her role as Imperator Furiosa in the forthcoming “Mad Max” prequel.  Director George...

Carl Reiner’s BFF of 70 years Mel Brooks posts touching tribute

Mel Brooks has paid an emotional tribute to his comedy partner and best friend Carl Reiner, who died Monday night at the age of...

This Is What Racial Trauma Does To The Body And Brain

In mental health training and treatment, examining the impact of racism on brains and bodies is largely uncharted territory. And while, in recent years,...

Ball that struck Yankees’ Tanaka had 112 mph exit velocity

The line drive that struck Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka in the head Saturday — but miraculously did not cause a serious injury — came...

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