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More than 13.5 million coronavirus cases and 267,000 fatalities have been reported in the United States since February.
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A key political ally of right-wing Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban attempted to escape “through the roof gutter,” according to a Belgian newspaper, before being apprehended by officers.
The university will give preference to juniors and seniors to return to campus in Cambridge. But all courses will remain online.
Gov. Larry Hogan has scheduled a news conference for Tuesday afternoon to provide an update on the state’s battle against the virus.
Pundits keep insisting — without evidence — that there’s a class divide over reopening.
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Despite warnings, millions traveled and gathered for Thanksgiving. As officials brace for the surge ahead, they say a new approach is needed.
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Health experts and officials are trying to persuade millions of people resisting recommended coronavirus precautions to wear masks and practice social distancing as the pandemic rages.
Chang became the first celebrity competing on the show to win the $1 million prize.
The pandemic has upended daily life. As we approach the holidays, here are ways you can help others.
The pandemic has only accelerated the struggles in regions far from Moscow.
The reversal came after swift backlash from residents who questioned the city’s leadership for putting the filming of a rom-com ahead of the health and safety of its citizens.
The social toll of the pandemic is still difficult to measure on a global scale, but international organizations are worried about the disproportionate harm it’s causing to women.
The United States has reported nearly 13.4 million coronavirus cases and over 266,000 fatalities since February.
He had become widely disliked even by White House aides who shared his view that the country should reopen.
In the TikTok clip, the nurse, who works for the oncology department, said she does not wear a mask, continues to travel and sets playdates for her children when she is not at work.
Metro is proposing to cut 2,400 positions through attrition, buyouts and layoffs, on top of 1,400 others it’s seeking to eliminate.
Oregon is the fourth state to confirm a coronavirus outbreak on a domestic mink farm.
Leslie and Patricia McWaters's daughter said they felt "extremely regretful" for not taking the coronavirus more seriously.
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In Venice, hopes for another rebirth after the coronavirus outbreak
In April 2020, The Post spoke to shop owners and residents of Venice hoping to bounce back after 2019’s historic flooding. But then came the pandemic.
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