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    (CNN)President Donald Trump heads into Tuesday's first crucial debate with Joe Biden recommitting to the failed strategy that ensured the Covid-19 disaster will be the defining legacy feature of his term.He is again ignoring world-renowned US government scientists, claiming a pandemic that is getting worse is almost over, demanding state openings that will make it...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — Eased pandemic restrictions are on the way for local bars and restaurants. Starting Thursday, the businesses will be allowed higher capacities and later last calls. As CBS 2’s Tara Molina reported Monday night, some bar and restaurant owners say these new rules could make or break their business. With no kitchen and...
    Former Obama National Security Advisor Susan Rice said on Monday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “All In” that President Donald Trump had “refused to understand the world that we live in, the nature of the threats we face.” She cited the coronavirus pandemic. Rice said, “I think American voters who are focussed on our international standing have to...
    Meghan McCain and her husband Ben Domenech have welcomed their first child, daughter Liberty Sage. The 35-year-old View co-host gave birth on Monday night. A representative for McCain told People magazine her and daughter are 'happy and healthy'.  McCain and Domenech married in November, 2017 and announced their pregnancy on March 22. She has continued...
    Brazilian-born trendsetter Jayma Cardoso helped put Montauk on the map when she launched The Surf Lodge in 2007 — transforming the sleepy fishing town into a popular party destination with live music performed by stars like John Legend. But with COVID-19 crashing the party, Cardoso has been working on transforming the waterfront property into a...
    GARLAND, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Garland ISD launched new way to help parents and kids during the pandemic. The district held its first weekly “Ask A Doctor” session last Wednesday. “Now that we’re back in school, what we’re seeing is a lot of our students are having emotional issues of what is occurred over the past...
    (CBS DETROIT) – AT&T is waiving its data overage charges now through the end of the year. This comes as many of its customers work from home or conduct remote learning. AT&T originally gave a waiver set to expire in October, but extended it after pushback from parents. © 2020 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights...
    EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Tampa Bay beats Dallas to win Stanley Cup; NHL the 1st major North American sports league to crown champion in pandemic. Copyright © 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    (Reuters) - Here is a selection of quotes from world leaders and ordinary people about the global COVID-19 pandemic, which has now killed more than 1 million people. AUSTRALIA - Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Sept. 4: "In the absence of a vaccine, we may have to live this way for years." BRAZIL - President Jair...
    By Alexander Winning JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Africa's overburdened public health systems, dearth of testing facilities and overcrowded slums had experts predicting a disaster when COVID-19 hit the continent in February. The new coronavirus was already wreaking havoc in wealthy Asian and European nations, and a United Nations agency said in April that, even with social-distancing...
    (Reuters) - Here are some key developments as the novel coronavirus spread around the world: Dec. 31, 2019: China alerts the World Health Organization of 27 cases of "viral pneumonia" in the central city of Wuhan. Authorities shut down a wet market in Wuhan the next day, after discovering some patients were vendors or dealers....
    * Africa’s COVID-19 fatality rates lower than Europe, U.S. * Experts cite youthful population, strict lockdowns * Could TB vaccine also offer protection against COVID-19? By Alexander Winning JOHANNESBURG, Sept 29 (Reuters) – Africa’s overburdened public health systems, dearth of testing facilities and overcrowded slums had experts predicting a disaster when COVID-19 hit the continent...
    Brazilian-born trendsetter Jayma Cardoso helped put Montauk on the map when she launched The Surf Lodge in 2007 — transforming the sleepy fishing town into a popular party destination with live music performed by stars like John Legend. But with COVID-19 crashing the party, Cardoso has been working on transforming the waterfront property into a...
    By DAVID SHARP, Associated Press PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins and Democratic challenger Sara Gideon clashed Monday over the Supreme Court and the response to the pandemic during their second debate in the closely watched Senate race. Gideon, the Maine House speaker, accused the four-term Collins of failing to use her...
    NEW YORK -- The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus eclipsed 1 million on Tuesday, nine months into a crisis that has devastated the global economy, tested world leaders' resolve, pitted science against politics and forced multitudes to change the way they live, learn and work.More than 25,000 New Yorkers have died of COVID-19. Gov....
    NEW DELHI (AP) — The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus eclipsed 1 million on Tuesday, nine months into a crisis that has devastated the global economy, tested world leaders’ resolve, pitted science against politics and forced multitudes to change the way they live, learn and work. “It’s not just a number. It’s human beings....
    This week, Mike McCarthy didn’t go for two when down by nine How to live the RV life for cheap How the U.S. economic response to the coronavirus pandemic stacks up to the rest of the world The world reached a grim milestone as 1 million people have died from the coronavirus since the...
    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins and Democratic challenger Sara Gideon clashed Monday over the Supreme Court and the response to the pandemic during their second debate in the closely watched Senate race. Gideon, the Maine House speaker, accused the four-term Collins of failing to use her seniority to show results for...
    Thousands flee new wildfires in Calif. wine country Next Time You Order a Starbucks Salted Caramel Mocha, Use These Tips to Make It Healthier Airlines bank on leisure travelers as business trips dry up in coronavirus pandemic Airlines are fighting hard for vacationers with business travel largely on hold in the pandemic. Carriers...
    Thousands flee new wildfires in Calif. wine country Next Time You Order a Starbucks Salted Caramel Mocha, Use These Tips to Make It Healthier Latest Democratic Relief Bill Would Extend Airline Aid to March (Bloomberg) -- Airline workers facing mass job losses this week would get a six-month reprieve in a House bill that...
    NEW YORK -- The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus eclipsed 1 million on Tuesday, nine months into a crisis that has devastated the global economy, tested world leaders' resolve, pitted science against politics and forced multitudes to change the way they live, learn and work."It's not just a number. It's human beings. It's people...
    By Adam Geller and Risbah R. Jain | Associated Press NEW DELHI — The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus eclipsed 1 million on Tuesday, nine months into a crisis that has devastated the global economy, tested world leaders’ resolve, pitted science against politics and forced multitudes to change the way they live, learn and...
    The Covid-19 pandemic that swept rapidly around the world over the last nine months didn't hit all countries or health systems equally.  Medical workers — some laboring in challenging conditions and without enough personal protective equipment  — said they've done their best to save as many patients as possible. Still, the death toll continues to...
    By ADAM GELLER and RISHABH R. JAIN, Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) — The worldwide death toll from the coronavirus eclipsed 1 million on Tuesday, nine months into a crisis that has devastated the global economy, tested world leaders’ resolve, pitted science against politics and forced multitudes to change the way they live, learn and...
    A municipal worker sanitizes a Roman Catholic Church graveyard after the burial of Covid-19 coronavirus infected people in Ranchi on September 6, 2020.AFP | Getty Images The coronavirus has killed at least 1 million people across the globe, a nightmarish milestone in the world's fight against the virus that emerged from Wuhan, China, late last...
    NEW DELHI (AP) — Joginder Chaudhary was his parents’ greatest pride, raised with the little they earned farming a half-acre plot in central India to become the first doctor from their village. For the coronavirus, though, he was just one more in a million. After the virus killed the 27-year-old Chaudhary in late July, his...
    Police in New York broke up a wedding of nearly 300 guests for not obeying Mayor Bill de Blasio’s pandemic guidelines, NBC New York reported. New York City sheriffs said they received an anonymous complaint about a large gathering in Queens Friday. When police responded, they found 284 guests at a wedding with seating, food,...
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – COVID-19 has changed the way many in the Jewish faith are observing Yom Kippur, the “Day of Atonement,” the holiest of holidays in Judaism. At least one group worshipers in Dallas conducted and participated in religious services outside, rather than gather inside a synagogue or hold services over Zoom. Dozens gathered outside...
    September is National Childhood Obesity Prevention Month. With children spending more time indoors due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many are at risk of gaining weight, with negative impacts on their health.One Victorville mom and her son who has special needs are dealing with many obstacles, but they're finding ways to adopt healthy habits."COVID-19 kind of...
    SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio voters will be asked about a trio of sales tax initiatives on the Nov. 3 ballot, including a familiar program - Pre-K 4 SA. While much of the attention has been on the city and VIA officials' plans to share a 1/8 cent sales tax for workforce development and later...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A new survey by PNC says small and mid-sized businesses in Pennsylvania have been hit hard by the pandemic. About half of business owners say their sales are down, and 16 percent say their sales have dropped by more than half. Slightly more than three-quarters of business owners...
    Phillip Lindsay “trending in right direction” to return Thursday The Food In Your Fridge You Need to Throw Out Pandemic Pallets filled with stockpiled items are reportedly gaining popularity at grocery stores ahead of the winter months © eldar nurkovic/Shutterstock eldar nurkovic/Shutterstock Some grocers are starting to compile "pandemic pallets" as they prepare...
    TAMPA, Florida -- Shopping carts are one of the most touched items in a supermarket, often leaving its handles covered in bacteria. Now, a man is speaking with national supermarket chains after inventing a device to sanitize the carts."There's been a lot of studies that have shown it's almost one of the dirtiest things in...
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A letter circulating on social media claiming to be from the office of Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves and abolishing the statewide mask mandate is fake, Mississippi Emergency Management Agency officials said Sunday. “The letter is a FAKE,” the agency wrote on its Facebook page, adding that all of the governor’s...
    The murder rate in nearly two dozen cities across the country saw a 50-percent jump during the coronavirus-ravaged summer compared to the pre-pandemic months in 2019, a new study shows. The updated analysis, conducted by the nonpartisan think tank Council on Criminal Justice, added the recent summer months through August and looked at weekly crime...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Baltimore-based nonprofit TasteWise Kids is changing the way they teach families about food and nutrition. The mission of the non-profit is to inspire kids to explore and experience the world of food and its sources. But that became tough with the pandemic. The organization is re-inventing its programs so teachers, principles...
    The head of the nation’s infectious diseases institute, Dr. Anthony Fauci, directly called out both Fox News and Trump’s newly-appointed Covid adviser, Dr. Scott Atlas, for spreading misleading information about the Covid pandemic. During an interview on CNN on Monday with Brian Stelter, Fauci pulled few punches in naming the network and the Trump...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City A day before in-person classes are set to start for some students, the Department of Education reported Monday that 48% of New York City public school families have opted for fully remote learning this fall.  Tuesday,...
    “Saturday Night Live” is ready to start performing once again in front of a live studio audience and those interested must undergo a lengthy series of questions and a test. Due to the pandemic, filming of the show in the studio was shut down and the return this Saturday for cast, crew and audience members...