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The epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S. has spent weeks under strict restrictions. But the mayor says up to 400,000 people will likely return to their jobs soon — with some conditions.
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Friends and loved ones say George Floyd, who died after an encounter with four Minneapolis police officers Monday, was an athlete, a former rapper and someone who was fun to be around.
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The World Food Programme estimates that the number of people experiencing severe food insecurity in this area, where the coronavirus is spreading quickly, could quadruple in 2020.
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"You don't want to wear a mask — fine," New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says. "But you don't have a right to then go into that store if that store owner doesn't want you to."
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They told lawmakers at a congressional hearing Thursday that federal agencies reacted swiftly, giving updated guidelines to employers at hospitals, nursing homes, meat-packing plants and warehouses.
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Democrats in Pennsylvania's House say they were kept in the dark for a week when a Republican colleague, who had been working in the State Capitol, tested positive for the coronavirus.
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Time magazine reporter W.J. Hennigan embedded with workers responsible for caring for the bodies of some 20,000 New Yorkers who have died from COVID-19. "It's a haunting thing," he says.
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Tests for the immune response to the coronavirus are revealing thousands of people who were infected but never got severely ill. The findings suggest the virus is less deadly than it first appeared.
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The Basketball Hall of Fame's Class of 2020, which includes the late Kobe Bryant, is now slated to be honored next spring, the Hall of Fame's chairman tells ESPN.
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In a reverse decision, the judges say that barber Karl Manke, who refused to close his shop in defiance of Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's shutdown order, must shutter.
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As more healthcare moves to online and telemedicine, some patients seeking abortions using pills are running into obstacles.
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The Trump administration issued tough export rules this month, which analysts say could spell a death knell for the company's worldwide mobile network ambitions.
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With its health-care system already in dire condition, conflict-ridden Yemen faces what Doctors Without Borders is calling a potential "catastrophe" as COVID-19 spreads.
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Cyprus "is committed to taking care of all travelers who test positive during their stay, as well as their families and close contacts," the government says.
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Prosecutors say the probe is underway, and that federal charges are possible. The announcement comes one day after protests erupted for a second night over the circumstances of the black man's death.
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Amazon has hired 175,000 temporary workers to deal with spike in online shopping during the pandemic. Now it's offering most of them permanent jobs.
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More than 1 in 4 U.S. workers have lost their jobs since coronavirus shutdowns began. Last week, an additional 2.1 million people filed for unemployment benefits.
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Most high school proms have been cancelled due to the pandemic. Nevertheless, photojournalists gave these seniors a chance to dress up and get their prom photos taken.
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More than 60,000 health care workers have contracted the coronavirus, up from 9,000 in April. Workers say they face unnecessary risks because of ongoing shortages of protective gear like masks.
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Civilian labs and the Army say they've had trouble getting big machines that run hundreds of coronavirus tests at once. Public health experts say that's holding the U.S. back from ramping up testing.