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Coronavirus Live Updates: Fauci Warns Of COVID-19 Spread At Protests

More than 6.6 million cases of the virus have been confirmed worldwide, and more than 391,000 people have died from it, according to data...

How Coronavirus Is Threatening Democracy

As the United States moves into the heat of the presidential election season, and as protesters take to the streets to express their outrage...

Storm Season Adds To Coronavirus Pandemic Worries For Mexico, Central America

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Weeks ago, civil defense officials in Mexico’s Tabasco state, one of the hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic and now...

Hong Kong Outlaws Insulting China’s National Anthem

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong’s legislature approved a contentious bill Thursday that makes it illegal to insult the Chinese national anthem. The legislation was...

German Man Identified As Suspect In Case Of Missing UK Girl Madeleine McCann

LONDON (AP) — British police said Wednesday that a German man has been identified as a suspect in the case of a 3-year-old British...

Security Guard Reportedly Injures 39 In Knife Attack At Chinese Kindergarten

BEIJING (AP) — A school security guard injured at least 39 people in a knife attack at a kindergarten in southern China on Thursday...

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Justin Trudeau Takes A Knee During Anti-Racism Protest

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took a knee during an anti-racism demonstration on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Friday. Trudeau, wearing a face mask, joined other...

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Scientists Learn How Tiny Critters Make Ocean ‘Snot Palaces’

KENSINGTON, Maryland (AP) — Master builders of the sea construct the equivalent of a complex five-story house that protects them from predators and funnels...

Big Oil Wanted Changes To Worker Safety Rule. Emails Show Top Trump Official ‘Agreed.’

In December 2017, the Trump administration rolled out a proposal to gut a key offshore drilling safety regulation, adopted in the wake of the...

The Extinction Crisis Is Accelerating, New Study Finds

The sixth mass extinction in Earth’s history is accelerating as humans rapidly and relentlessly destroy the natural world, according to a new study looking...

Why Uncertainty Feels So Terrifying, And How To Cope With It

As life continues during the coronavirus pandemic, one thing is becoming clearer: There is so much we still do not know. When will the...

Tech News

‘Back to the Future’ fan builds working ‘hoverboard’

A “Back to the Future” super-fan has fulfilled a lifetime ambition after flying his very own “hoverboard.” Brit Sam Rogers, 24, recreated a classic cinematic...

Facebook to apply state media labels on Russian, Chinese outlets

SAN FRANCISCO – Facebook will start labeling Russian, Chinese and other state-controlled media organizations and later this summer will block any ads from such...

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian steps down from board, calls for black successor

The co-founder of Reddit announced his resignation from the popular web forum’s board on Friday, and asked that he be replaced by a black...

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Sports

A series by Joel Sherman chronicles how the Yankees’ fiasco of 1990 laid the groundwork for a dynasty. The Yankees won fewer games every year...

Business

Mending JPM chief drops into Mt. Kisco Chase branch

Jamie Dimon’s first public sighting since he underwent heart surgery three months ago has resulted in a photo of him kneeling at a local...

Sycamore Partners in talks to buy JCPenney

Private equity firm Sycamore Partners is in preliminary talks to acquire JCPenney out of bankruptcy should the US department store chain’s negotiations with its...

Marriott says Trump ordered cease to Cuba hotel business

The Trump administration has ordered Marriott International to wind down hotel operations in Communist-run Cuba, a company spokeswoman told Reuters, extinguishing what had been...

Global economy begins to restart even as job cuts continue

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Friday related to the national...

Health

Alaska’s Rural Fishing Communities Are The Next Front Line Of COVID-19

In a normal season, the village of Naknek in southwestern Alaska would be bustling by the end of May, with people arriving from all...

George Floyd Survived The Coronavirus. Then The Police Killed Him.

At the beginning of April, George Floyd contracted the coronavirus. It’s unclear how severe his case was and if he struggled to recuperate, but...

White House Forces Press To Breach Social Distancing Guidelines Because It ‘Looks Better’

Journalists were furious Friday after chairs for them at President Donald Trump’s unemployment statement were moved closer together because it “looks better” than the...

What’s ‘Safe’ — And Not — For Kids This Summer

As summer 2020 really kicks into high gear, moms and dads are facing truly unprecedented parenting questions. There has never been a rule book...

Entertainment

Stephen Colbert Puts Savage New Spin On ’TGIF’ For The Donald Trump Era

Stephen Colbert began Friday’s broadcast of “The Late Show” with a swipe at President Donald Trump and his administration’s divisive and violent rhetoric about...

Village People Singer Asks Trump To No Longer Play Their Music At Rallies

Although the 1970s disco group the Village People has previously been OK with Donald Trump playing its music at rallies, the band just changed...

Protests outside Academy HQ after David Oyelowo calls out ‘Selma’ Oscar snub

Protesters gathered on Friday at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to support the Black Lives Matter movement. The protest comes one day...

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Mending JPM chief drops into Mt. Kisco Chase branch

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Jets’ Jamal Adams joins protesters in Dallas George Floyd march

Jamal Adams continues to be at the forefront of NFL players responding to the death of George Floyd. The Jets safety, who has been outspoken...

Black Lives Matter Has Been Doing The Work To ‘Defund The Police’ For Years

LOS ANGELES — On Monday, after the Los Angeles Police Department spent days violently attacking people protesting police brutality and racism, the City Council...

George Floyd Survived The Coronavirus. Then The Police Killed Him.

At the beginning of April, George Floyd contracted the coronavirus. It’s unclear how severe his case was and if he struggled to recuperate, but...

NBA Player Association agrees to 22-team Disney restart format

The 2019-20 NBA season will get its long-awaited conclusion. The National Basketball Players Association approved the NBA’s 22-team format in a call with its board...

White House Forces Press To Breach Social Distancing Guidelines Because It ‘Looks Better’

Journalists were furious Friday after chairs for them at President Donald Trump’s unemployment statement were moved closer together because it “looks better” than the...

Village People Singer Asks Trump To No Longer Play Their Music At Rallies

Although the 1970s disco group the Village People has previously been OK with Donald Trump playing its music at rallies, the band just changed...

Protests outside Academy HQ after David Oyelowo calls out ‘Selma’ Oscar snub

Protesters gathered on Friday at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to support the Black Lives Matter movement. The protest comes one day...

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Gilead developing inhaled remdesivir usable outside of hospitals

Gilead Sciences is developing easier-to-administer versions of its antiviral treatment remdesivir for COVID-19 that could be used outside of hospitals, including ones that can...

Kendall Jenner’s Out-Of-Touch Pepsi Ad Resurfaces Amid Protests, Gets Recreated

Three years after its release, Kendall Jenner’s mess of a Pepsi ad has reentered public conversation as protests against police brutality and racism take place...

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