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New California covid restrictions are coming soon, governor says

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Gov. Gavin Newsom’s warning that California may soon need to pull “the emergency brake” comes as many governors renew economically painful shutdowns.
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The new guidance is aimed at slowing the spread of the virus in the United States, which has reported more than 14.1 million coronavirus cases and 275,000 fatalities since February.
Seven states have suspended interstate youth ice hockey after coronavirus outbreaks. Scientists speculate ice rinks might act as bubbles, potentially trapping the virus above the ice.
The number of coronavirus hospitalizations in the area has also continued to climb.
Thanksgiving travelers saw long lines and delays when they tried to get tested. Experts say Christmas could be just as bad, if not worse.
A Tennessee model gets eye-popping results — and a national partner.
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The exemption applies to senior company executives whose in-person presence is required for business dealings that have “significant” economic benefit, according to the British transport secretary.
Secretary of state is hosting several indoor events, even as health experts urge Americans to avoid large gatherings.
CEO gave cash bribes to a Chinese drug regulatory official for nine years, aiding the company’s climb to the top of the country’s vaccine industry, court records show.
As I disinfect our home, I wonder about my relationship with my wife of 45 years.
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"My mother left her guard down for one moment — one moment. And in that swift moment, my entire family was affected," the nurse told CNN's Don Lemon in an interview from her hospital bed.
For Riverside, one of the best high school hockey teams in the area, the 2020-21 season has featured empty rinks, limited body checking and parking lot locker rooms.
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The composer-impresario behind ‘Cats’ and ‘Phantom’ is on a pandemic-thwarting mission.
Associated Press photographer Bernat Armangue takes inside the Spanish opera house as it continues to put on shows amidst the covid-19 pandemic.
More NFL teams are employing quarantine quarterbacks to guard against possible coronavirus outbreaks. The job is not as easy as it sounds.
Courtney Farr did not hide his frustration when he penned the obituary describing the days his father spent struggling with the virus without the comfort of familiar faces.
As director of the Pushkin Museum in Moscow for more than a half-century, she defiantly exhibited masterpieces once banned by the communist regime and defended the so-called trophy art looted by the Red Army from Nazi Germany.
Delta will work with the CDC to provide key passenger information that health officials had long sought.
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Trump touted these covid-19 treatments as a ‘cure.’ But most people can’t easily receive them.
The Food and Drug Administration has granted emergency authorization to Regeneron and Eli Lilly’s coronavirus treatments.
Trump touted these covid-19 treatments as a ‘cure.’ But most people can’t easily receive them.
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