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Opinion: Seven reasons to wear a mask this July 4 weekend

CNN - Fri, 07/03/2020 - 03:49
If you're venturing outside this holiday weekend, there is now more evidence than ever that wearing a face mask may be the single most important step you can take to protect yourself and your loved ones.
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A death row inmate who was found dead had coronavirus. Nearly half the cases in California prisons are in the same facility

CNN - Fri, 07/03/2020 - 03:39
Richard Stitely had spent nearly 30 years on death row when the pandemic hit California's San Quentin State Prison.
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Study finds hydroxychloroquine helped coronavirus patients survive better

CNN - Fri, 07/03/2020 - 03:36
A surprising new study found that the controversial antimalarial drug hydroxychloroquine helped patients better survive in the hospital.
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George Floyd: Twitter drops 'master', 'slave' and 'blacklist'

BBC - Fri, 07/03/2020 - 03:30
The social media platform along with JPMorgan are the latest firms to address their internal language.
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Hong Kong protest leader flees as government warns calls for 'revolution' are now illegal

CNN - Fri, 07/03/2020 - 03:23
The ramifications of a new security law imposed on Hong Kong by China are still unfolding, as authorities moved to outlaw a popular protest movement slogan and at least one prominent activist fled the city rather than face potential arrest.
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Coronavirus: Care home staff and residents to get regular tests

BBC - Fri, 07/03/2020 - 03:01
Staff and residents in care homes for over 65s will receive the tests from next week.
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The week in 30 photos

CNN - Fri, 07/03/2020 - 02:43
Take a look at 30 photos of the week from June 26 through July 2.
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How one of Africa's national parks is thriving after war

CNN - Fri, 07/03/2020 - 02:05
In the middle of Mozambique, at the southern end of the Great African Rift Valley, Gorongosa National Park is a haven for wildlife.
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A Massachusetts city will recognize polyamorous relationships as part of new domestic partnership ordinance

CNN - Fri, 07/03/2020 - 02:04
The city of Somerville, Massachusetts, will now recognize polyamorous relationships after the city council voted in favor of a new domestic partnership ordinance in a meeting last Thursday.
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Opinion: The real Russia hoax

CNN - Fri, 07/03/2020 - 01:56
President Donald Trump has termed the richly reported stories that the Russians paid Afghan militants bounties to kill US soldiers based in Afghanistan a "hoax."
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Study confirms new version of coronavirus spreads faster, but doesn't make people sicker

CNN - Fri, 07/03/2020 - 01:51
A global study has found strong evidence that a new form of the coronavirus has spread from Europe to the US. The new mutation makes the virus more likely to infect people but does not seem to make them any sicker than earlier variations of the virus, an international team of researchers reported Thursday.
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Dream Wife: 'We need to practice what we preach'

BBC - Fri, 07/03/2020 - 01:32
The punk-pop band on working with an all-female team and why they question the need for validation.
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Coronavirus: England to scrap quarantine for arrivals from 'low risk' countries

BBC - Fri, 07/03/2020 - 01:14
Arrivals to England from Germany and Italy will also no longer need to isolate, ministers confirm.
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The 'other BLM' needs scrutiny

CNN - Fri, 07/03/2020 - 00:56
I was driving around Utah the other day when I saw the letters "BLM" spray-painted on a boulder at the edge of the Salt Lake Valley. The letters stand for "Black Lives Matter," of course. (Even in a city that's 2% Black, there thankfully have been massive demonstrations against anti-Black violence and racism). But out West that acronym easily could be mistaken for the name of an entity that's been described by both Fox News and Teen Vogue (synergy!) as the most powerful federal agency you've never heard of -- the Bureau of Land Management, or BLM.
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Coronavirus: Lifting of Wales' travel limits to get final go-ahead

BBC - Fri, 07/03/2020 - 00:49
Scrapping of the "stay local" restrictions this Monday will be confirmed by Mark Drakeford later.
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Leicester coronavirus outbreak timeline: Who knew what, and when?

BBC - Fri, 07/03/2020 - 00:47
By piecing together statements and claims, we have created a chronology of events.
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BBC Proms 2020: Line-up will be 'flexible' to adapt to the pandemic

BBC - Fri, 07/03/2020 - 00:45
Organisers are creating multiple programmes for each show, as uncertainty over live music continues.
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TikTok's Boogaloo extremism problem

BBC - Fri, 07/03/2020 - 00:39
Extremists have found a home on Tiktok, and the platform is working out what to do about it.
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Coronavirus: A lockdown journey from couch to kettlebells

BBC - Fri, 07/03/2020 - 00:35
Sometimes life throws you curveballs - and at the moment they're shaped like kettlebell weights.
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