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2020-08-04T17:52:31ZNEW YORK (AP) — Health experts once thought 2020 might be the worst year yet for a rare paralyzing disease that has been hitting U.S. children for the past decade. But they now say the coronavirus pandemic could disrupt the pattern for the mysterious illnesses, which spike every...
2020-08-04T03:50:07ZLANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former Michigan State University head gymnastics coach was sentenced Tuesday to 90 days in jail for lying to police during an investigation into former Olympic and university doctor Larry Nassar.Kathie Klages, 65, was found guilty in February of a felony...
2020-08-04T18:04:25ZCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The State Department’s top official on Venezuela said Tuesday that the Trump administration will continue recognizing lawmaker Juan Guaidó as the nation’s interim president even if President Nicolás Maduro’s government ousts the opposition from...
Officials have announced three deaths since Sunday as the state’s oldest prison grapples with 168 positive casesThe Covid-19 death toll at California’s San Quentin state prison hit 22 on Tuesday, in the deadliest of several outbreaks that have hit prisons across the state.Prison officials announced...
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio “might be the least-liked mayor in the history of the universe,” Fox News’ Greg Gutfeld said on Tuesday, soon after the city's health commissioner Dr. Oxiris Barbot's handed in her resignation over the mayor’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
Census Bureau to end counting efforts a month earlyTrump keen to use census results for partisan gainThe Census Bureau will end its efforts to count every living person in the US a month earlier than expected, a move that will probably lead to an undercount of communities of color, poorer Americans...
Lockdown has hammered oil prices but it also offers a chance to refocus on clean energyBP has set itself the target of shrinking its carbon footprint to net zero by 2050. To do that will require big investment in a whole range of green energy alternatives. It will be happening at a time when the economic...
Dixons said it was axing jobs to create a “leaner” management structure in its storesDixons Carphone is getting rid of 800 managers in its stores as it continues to cut costs despite benefiting from a surge in demand for laptops, monitors, and games consoles during the lockdown.The retailer is the...
Local authorities plug holes in government’s system, with some reaching 98-100% of peopleCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageCouncils with the highest Covid infection rates in England have launched their own contact-tracing operations to plug holes in the “world-beating...
The coronavirus pandemic is accelerating a digitally driven trend that was already in train. We need to plan for the downsidesIn The Good Life, a much-loved 1970s sitcom, one of the main characters would regularly arrive home from work cursing the trials and tribulations of the daily commute. Jerry...
Mayfield park is part of government investment in outdoor spaces in response to coronavirusThe government is to contribute millions to fund Manchester’s first city-centre park in 100 years, as part of a series of investments in outdoor spaces in response to the coronavirus crisis.The new 6.5-acre...
If countries that use tourism to fund conservation are not supported, species and habitats will disappear At London zoo, the giraffes, which are easily visible from the street, had regular visitors even during lockdown, and an illuminated NHS sign on their famous building. Like most other attractions...
MSG Entertainment, which owns Radio City Music Hall and manages the Rockettes, cited the uncertainty of the coronavirus.
2020-08-04T11:47:35ZNEW YORK (AP) — Wedding planners, photographers and other bridal vendors who make the magic happen have a heap of new worries in the middle of the pandemic: no-mask weddings, rising guest counts and venues not following the rules.Now that weddings have slowly cranked up under a...
2020-08-04T05:04:03ZRENO, Nev. (AP) — A botanist hired by a company planning to mine one of the most promising deposits of lithium in the world believes a rare desert wildflower at the Nevada site should be protected under the Endangered Species Act, a move that could jeopardize the project, new documents...
2020-08-04T16:43:29ZBOSTON (AP) — Big house parties and weddings, summer camps, concerts, crowded bars and restaurants, shopping trips without masks — Americans’ resistance to curbs on everyday life is seen as a key reason the U.S. has racked up more confirmed coronavirus deaths and infections...
Greek restaurant calls out social media influencer's request for free food
President unhappy that Lewis did not attend his inaugurationTrump questions value of Civil Rights Act: ‘How’s it worked out?’Donald Trump refused to praise the late John Lewis, the Georgia congressman and original Freedom Rider, during his latest one-on-one interview, and also questioned the value...
The hospital in Starr County, Texas, had no I.C.U. at all, and only one doctor on duty for each shift. Then the coronavirus began surging through the Rio Grande Valley.