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Coronavirus update: California surpasses 10,000 deaths as Trump signs economic relief orders

(Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg)
(Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg)
At least 10,011 people have died of the coronavirus in California, where daily deaths have steadily increased since early July. Only New York and New Jersey have reported more deaths since their outbreaks began.
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They rumbled through the streets and crowded the sidewalks, often without masks, for the start of a 10-day extravaganza that many locals wanted to postpone.
A politics-first, science-second attitude has become pervasive inside the White House — championed first and foremost by the president — as the pandemic rages out of control.
Williams was known for expertise in economics law and down-to-earth manner.
With coronavirus cases nearing 5 million in the United States and average daily deaths topping 1,000, the president’s retreat to the confines of his private club offered him an opportunity to create a kind of alternate reality in which his presidency is not being beset by numerous crises.
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The letter from the company was made public by a student's record request.
Rep. Chrissy Houlahan (D-Pa.) has sent a letter to the Veterans Health Administration, demanding more information about the use of anti-malarial drugs including hydroxychloroquine at veterans homes and whether the VA was actively involved in the unproven treatment.
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The Nationals are the last MLB team to travel for a regular season game. They've basically stayed put in Washington for the past six weeks.
New research raises the possibility that some of us may be partially protected due to past encounters with “common cold” coronaviruses.
The conference canceled all fall competition, affecting about 2,500 athletes who play football, men’s and women’s soccer, women’s volleyball, men’s and women’s cross-country and field hockey.
President Jair Bolsonaro, under pressure in Brazil and beyond, has banned intentional fires and deployed the military.
The app, which uses tech from Apple and Google, may seem an interesting technological experiment. Really, though, it’s a human one.
Insects can pass along serious illnesses, such as Lyme disease and West Nile virus. Because of covid-19, health agencies are focusing less on these problems.
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Differing views on masks, how to guard against covid-19 and other related issues are leading people to choose sides or even self-imposed isolation.
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A nonprofit group has instructions for a homemade, deaf-friendly mask on its website. One manufacturer says demand for such a product has “skyrocketed.”
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Sports cardiologists and other experts are urging caution for athletes who return to play after recovering from covid-19 as research about the disease's effects on the heart grows.
Regulators say some of the products contain dangerous levels of methanol, which can lead to blindness, hospitalization and even death.
Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine (R) said he tested negative for the virus, hours after a positive result from another test prevented him from meeting with President Trump.
The syndrome known as MIS-C, which in some cases mirrors the symptoms of Kawasaki disease, is thought to be triggered by exposure to the virus.
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