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More than 1.6 million cases of the novel coronavirus have been confirmed in the United States, where the covid-19 death toll is nearing 100,000.

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Raucous events across the country over the holiday weekend led some local officials to express alarm that the consequences could be dire if such behavior continues unchecked.
For the first time, Twitter is slapping a warning label on Trump's tweets, responding to critics who have long said the company was too hands off and escalating tension between Silicon Valley and Washington.
The office is pursuing 14 additional reviews of the department’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.
What you need to know about Virginia’s plan to reopen as coronavirus restrictions start to be lifted.
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Actors’ Equity issues “core principles” to ensure the coronavirus-related safety of its members.
City has changed approach to measuring declining cases and shifted from other metrics.
The commonwealth joins Maryland and the District in requiring masks in enclosed public spaces.
Glenn Fine had served as the Defense Department’s top watchdog since 2016 and was briefly appointed to oversee the government’s management of pandemic response funding.
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The virus’s terrible impact in Indian Country underscores that the federal government must live up to its unique legal and moral obligations to Native Nations.
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India ranks fourth in the world in the number of new cases a day: Only Russia, Brazil and the United States are adding more.
About 10,000 around the world are facing an indefinite delay in their plans to move to a safe third country.
As many as 1 million ballots in Baltimore City and Montgomery County were late.
About 63 percent of parents and 65 percent of teachers polled said they believe school buildings in their areas will reopen this fall.
Symptoms of anxiety and depression are widespread during the pandemic, according to the Census Bureau’s new Household Pulse Survey.
The Standard & Poor's 500 touches 3,000 for the first time since early March as shutdown protocols continue to unwind and more drug companies chase vaccines.
Local governments struggle to offer isolation options, testing and Spanish-language help to hard-hit Latino neighborhoods.
Fox News commentator Brit Hume faced swift online backlash for calling out Biden's decision to sport a face covering while visiting a veterans memorial in Delaware on Monday.
Biden's mask underscored his humanity. His signature Ray-Ban aviators were perched on his nose because Biden is still Biden.
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In Venice, hopes for another rebirth after the coronavirus outbreak
Businesses and residents of Venice were hoping to bounce back after historic flooding, but then came the coronavirus outbreak. What does the future hold now?
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The surreal experience of flying during the pandemic
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Fauci's testimony warning against reopening too soon, in less than 3 minutes
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Coronavirus anxiety is real. 'The Office's' Rainn Wilson has some breathing tips.
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