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A Cheap, Simple Way to Control the Coronavirus
Simple at-home tests for the coronavirus, some that involve spitting into a small tube of solution, could be the key to ...
New York Times
Kimberly Guilfoyle, Donald Trump Jr.'s girlfriend, tests positive for coronavirus
Kimberly Guilfoyle, who is dating the president's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., tested positive for the coronavirus while in ...
World Economy That Took Elevator Down Faces Steep Stairs Back Up
The world economy is entering the second half of 2020 still deeply weighed down by the coronavirus pandemic with a full ...
Virus, Floyd death merge in brutal blow to Black well-being
Doctors have long known that Black people suffer disproportionately. Before the renewed cries of “Black Lives Matter,” they ...
Missing U.S. soldier was killed at Texas base, investigators say
A criminal complaint released by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Texas charges a civilian with helping ...
The Globe and Mail
Why Americans Say They Are, or Aren’t, Wearing Face Masks
There are partisan, generational and geographic differences when it comes to protecting against the coronavirus.
'Costco Karen' Goes Viral After She Throws Temper Tantrum From Being Asked to Wear Face Mask
A video of the incident shows the woman throwing a temper tantrum before dropping to the ground and asserting her ...
Second stimulus check: Would you qualify for another IRS payment? What we know today
If Congress does approve a second stimulus check, would you get one? That's all part of a debate this month in Washington.
A Supreme Court Win for Gay Rights, but Not in My Church
By Jeff Chu Mr. Chu is the author of “Does Jesus Really Love Me?: A Gay Christian’s Pilgrimage in Search of God in America.” ...
New York Times
Host of Spotify’s Search Engine Sex reveals ‘unexpected’ response to podcast
The 26-year-old Indigenous Australian is the host of Spotify’s new podcast Search Engine Sex, a show that sets out to answer ...
Dear Richard Madeley: 'Why is my wife so resentful toward my bike restoration project?'
Dear Richard . During the past three months I have returned to a long-cherished project: restoring a dilapidated Norton ...
The Daily Telegraph
If you’re over 75, catching covid-19 can be like playing Russian roulette
That’s roughly 1 in 6, or the chance you’ll lose at Russian roulette. That’s not a game I want my mother to play. The rate at ...
MIT Technology Review
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Naked men and drunks: England assesses the reopening of pubs
It seems to have been more like a typical Saturday night than a drunken New Year's Eve. The reopening of pubs in England does ...
Only verified intelligence? A look at presidents' briefings
The White House says President Donald Trump was never briefed on intelligence that Russia had put a bounty on U.S. soldiers ...
Woman, 53, dies after scuba diving at popular Sydney beach
A 53-year-old woman has died after a scuba diving lesson at Gordon’s Bay in Clovelly. A 53-year-old woman has died while ...
Fig & Olive, New York Restaurant Chain, Files for Bankruptcy
Luxury Dining Group, owner of the Fig & Olive chain of high-end restaurants with sites in New York, Washington, D.C., and Los ...
F1 Drivers all wear “End Racism” T-shirts, but 6 don’t kneel
Formula One drivers all wore a black T-shirt with “End Racism” written on it before the start of the season-opening Austrian ...
Trump Hosts July 4 Event at White House as U.S. Coronavirus Cases Soar
Hospitals in Houston near capacity. Iraq’s health care system is on the verge of breakdown. The Supreme Court rejected ...
New York Times
Kansas newspaper’s cartoon equates mask mandate with Holocaust
The cartoon on the Anderson County Review’s Facebook page depicts Gov. Laura Kelly wearing a mask with a Jewish Star of David ...
The Globe and Mail
Ex-MLB pitcher Tyson Brummett, 3 others die in plane crash
A former Philadelphia Phillies pitcher and three others died in a plane crash in rural Utah. Ex-pitcher Tyson Brummett, 35, ...
Disneyland Tokyo reopens with bizarre ‘no screaming’ rule
Four months after closing its doors because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Tokyo Disney Resort has reopened – with new social ...
These shows are crushing it on Netflix right now
Among the most-watched shows on Netflix right now is the streamer’s first-ever German-language original series that many of ...
Scottish Independence Gains Support On Views of Virus Handling
Support for Scottish independence has been buoyed by the perception that the semi-autonomous administration in Edinburgh ...
Forty states see increases in cases; officials fear young people a factor
Olivia Moriarty said when she was attending classes at the College of Charleston in South Carolina until a month ago, she and ...
This early flip phone cost an astonishing $1,000 and proves just how far we've come
The Rainbow StarTAC version is from 1998, but Motorola-- already legendary for placing the first-ever cell phone call in 1973 ...
Cops fired over photos of chokehold used on Elijah McClain
Three officers were fired Friday over photos showing police reenact a chokehold used on Elijah McClain, a 23-year-old Black ...
The Latest Catastrophe at the VA
The VA’s federal watchdog has uncovered filthy conditions at facilities across the country. Yet some 40 percent of all VA ...
What Camp People Are Losing This Summer
I fought my parents with everything I had when I was 11 years old but they insisted on sending me to overnight camp for eight ...
Donald Trump orders creation of 'national heroes' garden
US President Donald Trump has ordered the creation of a "National Garden of American Heroes" to defend what he calls "our ...
The Pandemic’s Big Mystery: How Deadly Is the Coronavirus?
Even with more than 500,000 dead worldwide, scientists are struggling to learn how often the virus kills. Here’s why.
New York Times
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