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Big Consequences For White Woman Who Called Cops…

The news came a day after a viral video drew outrage from all directions.

Entertainment Industry Mourns The Death Of…

The veteran TV and film actor died on Tuesday of complications from cancer. He was 87.

American Virus Deaths At 100,000: What Does A…

This is the week when America's official tally of coronavirus deaths will reach 100,000.

France: This 'Should Not Be Prescribed' for COVID…

Another negative headline for hydroxychloroquine: France has banned the use of it as a coronavirus treatment. Politico lays out the timeline leading to the move. After the Lancet on Friday published the results of a worldwide study suggesting that the anti-malaria drug doesn't help patients and may well harm them,...

AMD's Lisa Su is first woman to top AP's CEO pay…

Lisa Su of Advanced Micro Devices became the first woman ever to top The Associated Press’ annual survey of CEO compensation with a 2019 pay package valued at $58.5 million

Trump Threatens To 'Close' Twitter Down

President Trump threatened to close Twitter.

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Safety Tips for When You Return to the Gym

Safety Tips for When You Return to the Gym Boston University epidemiologist Ellie Murray says there is a "spectrum of risk" as businesses reopen. According to Murray, the biggest risk at the gym comes from indoor small group exercise classes. A report from 'Business Insider' says over 112 COVID-19 cases in South Korea came from one fitness workshop. For any class, Murray says people should have up to 12 feet of space between each other. You will want to clean equipment before using it, so make sure you have access to hand sanitizer and disinfecting wipes. Try to cut down time spent in a gym's locker room, showers, sauna and bathroom. Your best bet is to arrive in your workout gear and use your shower at home afterwards. Ellie Murray, via Lifehacker Work out outside as much as possible, as open spaces are less of a threat than confined spaces. Be sure to still carry sanitizer and wipes with you when handling outdoor equipment, such as a pull-up bar.

Trump Threatens to Shut Down Social Media Sites…

President Trump escalated his new feud with Twitter on Wednesday morning by threatening to shut it and other social media sites down over what he sees as political bias. The threat comes after Twitter added a fact-check function to some of the president's tweets. "Republicans feel that Social Media Platforms...

Trump Threatens To Shut Down Social Media

Supreme Court Stands By Order Requiring Govt. To…

The Bureau of Prisons opposed the release of inmates at an Ohio facility, citing a risk to public safety.

Oh no! Desert locusts swarm and destroy crops

The worst locust plague in decades hit Jaipur, India, on May 25, after heavy rains and cyclones rapidly increased locust population growth in 2019.

Irresistible (Trailer 1)

Trailer for 'Irresistible' starring Steve Carell, Chris Cooper, Alan Aisenberg, Matt Lewis, Sasha Morfaw

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Research Changes Narrative of First Outbreak in US

A new study has changed the thinking on how the first big outbreak of COVID-19 in the US got started, reports STAT News . And the finding has implications for how states try to stem the spread of the virus. Until now, health officials were pretty sure that Washington state's outbreak...

Court Gives OK to Steve Bannon for Right-Wing…

Steve Bannon, President Trump's controversial former top adviser, has emerged victorious in his quest to set up a "right-wing Catholic political academy" in Italy, per Reuters . A ruling released Tuesday notes that the Dignitatis Humanae Institute will be able to set up shop in an 800-year-old monastery to the south...

White House letter doesn't explain why Trump…

The White House says President Donald Trump followed the law when he fired multiple inspectors general, but it offers no new details about why they were let go

1,800-Year-Old Roman Floor Found Under Vineyard

A roughly 1,800-year-old Roman floor in extraordinary condition was found beneath a row of vines near Verona, Italy.

1 in 5 US Educators Won't Go Back to Reopened…

1 in 5 US Educators Won't Go Back to Reopened Schools, Survey Says Poll results from 'USA TODAY/Ipsos' add that one in four teachers 55 and older say they won't return. The polls surveyed just over 500 teachers ranging from kindergarten through high school. 403 parents of school children from the same grade range participated as well. Ipsos president Cliff Young, via 'USA Today' 83 percent of educators also claim they're unable to properly do their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic. That comes despite 86 percent of parents saying their kids have the necessary technology for digital learning. Middle school teacher J.W. White, who participated in the survey, is concerned about how school systems will adapt post-coronavirus. J.W. White, via 'USA Today' Other poll results add that a majority of parents support extending the school year, but teachers are opposed. Compared to 46 percent of parents, 76 percent of teachers are also concerned about kids falling behind in their studies. A majority of both sides agree on combining online and in-person classes, which would see kids in school two or three days a week. Eight out of ten teachers plan to wear masks in school, but even more say enforcing social distancing will be a challenge.

Nevada Governor Has News About Casinos, Himself

Nevada's blueprint on reopening the state includes a nugget of interest not just to state residents: Vegas casinos will reopen their doors on June 4. Each individual resort will have to submit a detailed plan ahead of time, reports the Las Vegas Sun , but visitors can expect to see the...

WHO Expects Hydroxychloroquine Safety Findings In…

The World Health Organization on Tuesday promised a swift review of data on hydroxychloroquine. This review should be available probably by mid-June, reports Reuters. Safety concerns prompted the group to suspend the malaria drug’s use in a large trial on COVID-19 patients. A final decision on the harm, benefit or lack of benefit will be made once the evidence is reviewed. There are already 17 countries currently studying it under a group called Solidarity. Separate hydroxychloroquine trials include a 440-patient U.S. study are continuing enrollment.

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Boeing To Announce Job Cuts

The Wall Street Journal says 2,500 workers have agreed to voluntary layoff offers at Boeing.

New tropical storm soaks Southeast coast

Bertha became the second named system of the 2020 Atlantic season on Wednesday.