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Experts are certain Covid-19 will surge again when summer ends, but they don't know how severe it will be

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Thursday May 28, 2020

Six feet of distance may not be enough to prevent Covid-19 transmission, experts say


Thursday January 01, 1970

Trump mocks journalist for wearing a mask

CNN's Jim Acosta reports that President Trump is stoking a "culture war" over not wearing masks, mocking Reuters White House correspondent Jeff Mason for wearing one at a press briefing.

Thursday May 28, 2020

US passes a bleak milestone


Thursday January 01, 1970

Opinion: A surprising side effect of Covid-19

The concern was that Covid-19 would overwhelm the medical care system with patients. While that has happened in some hot spots, the broader picture is just the opposite: Covid-19 has deprived the system of patients.

Thursday May 28, 2020

Blood clots fill lungs of black coronavirus victims, study finds

Careful autopsies of 10 African-American victims of coronavirus show their lungs were clogged with blood clots, researchers reported Wednesday.

Thursday May 28, 2020

Opinion: The simple and grim truth facing America

On this somber Memorial Day weekend, America is approaching the grim milestone of 100,000 Covid-19 deaths in a population of 330 million. Six Asia-Pacific nations -- Australia, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Taiwan and Vietnam -- have just over 1,200 coronavirus deaths in a combined population almost the same as the US, 328 million. On May 23, the Johns Hopkins coronavirus tracker shows that America recorded 1,208 new deaths, while the six Asia-Pacific countries recorded just 13 deaths: 12 in Japan, 1 in Australia, and 0 in the others.

Tuesday May 26, 2020

Remembering those who died of Covid-19

• Understanding the massive scale of coronavirus in the US • Widow shares heartbreaking details of husband's last days • Nearly 900 Americans died a day to get to 100,000

Thursday January 01, 1970

George Floyd is remembered as a 'gentle giant' by his family and friends

• Arrest witness: Cop knew what he was doing

Thursday May 28, 2020

UConn student suspected of killing 2 people is arrested after manhunt

A suspect in two killings and a kidnapping in Connecticut has been arrested in Maryland after a six-day manhunt, authorities said.

Thursday May 28, 2020

CNBC anchors brawl in explosive exchange

CNBC "Squawk Box" anchors Andrew Ross Sorkin and Joe Kernen clashed on Wednesday, trading a series of ugly jabs in a fiery on-air exchange over each of their responses to the seriousness of the coronavirus pandemic.

Wednesday May 27, 2020

Christian singer reveals he no longer believes in God


Thursday January 01, 1970

Trump seeks to capitalize on Twitter's attempts to constrain him

President Donald Trump is set to announce an executive order against social media companies on Thursday, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany told reporters aboard Air Force One on the return flight to Washington following NASA's aborted SpaceX launch.

Thursday May 28, 2020

Romney blasts Trump for pushing conspiracy theory about Joe Scarborough

Republican Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah on Wednesday blasted President Donald Trump for repeatedly pushing a decades-old conspiracy theory about MSNBC's Joe Scarborough, calling the attacks "vile" and "baseless."

Wednesday May 27, 2020

When a woman said she saw a wolverine on a Washington state beach, a wildlife official didn't believe her

When a woman told a wildlife official she thought she'd seen a wolverine on the beach of Washington state's Long Beach Peninsula they didn't believe her.

Thursday May 28, 2020

Attorney general launches new 'unmasking' investigation around 2016 election

Attorney General William Barr has tasked a US attorney with reviewing instances of "unmasking" done around the 2016 election, adding the weight of a senior federal prosecutor behind an issue that President Donald Trump has seized on in recent weeks to underpin unfounded allegations about his predecessor.

Thursday May 28, 2020

Don Lemon: Imagine how it feels to hear friends say nothing

After the death of George Floyd sparked outrage across the country, CNN's Don Lemon speaks frankly to Chris Cuomo about the realities for people of color living in America.

Thursday May 28, 2020

Texas Supreme Court blocks vote-by-mail expansion to those lacking immunity to Covid-19

The Texas Supreme Court on Wednesday blocked a push to expand vote-by-mail to registered voters in the state amid the pandemic, saying that a lack of immunity to the coronavirus does not count as a "disability" for which a voter can apply for a mail-in ballot.

Thursday May 28, 2020

Trump's press secretary reacts to information revealing her voting history

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany is defending her record of mail-in voting as President Trump continues to criticize absentee ballots. CNN's Jim Acosta reports.

Thursday May 28, 2020

Salvadoran leader says he takes hydroxychloroquine

Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele said Tuesday he uses hydroxychloroquine, the anti-malarial drug touted by US President Donald Trump as a potential coronavirus cure, even though international health experts have questioned its efficacy and have warned of harmful side-effects.

Thursday May 28, 2020

Pompeo certifies Hong Kong is no longer autonomous from China

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he certified to Congress Wednesday that Hong Kong no longer enjoys a high degree of autonomy from China -- a decision that could result in the loss of Hong Kong's special trading status with the US and threaten its standing as an international financial hub.

Thursday May 28, 2020

Minneapolis mayor calls for charges against officer who put knee to George Floyd's neck

A Minnesota mayor on Wednesday called for criminal charges against the police officer who pinned George Floyd to the ground with his knee shortly before Floyd's death -- a videotaped incident that spurred street protests and local and federal investigations.

Thursday May 28, 2020

George Floyd does not appear to resist arrest in new video

Four Minneapolis police officers have been fired for their involvement in the death of a black man who was held down with a knee as he protested that he couldn't breathe, officials said.

Thursday May 28, 2020

Starbucks mugs and tumblers are in hot demand from bargain hunters


Thursday May 28, 2020

Disney CEO explains why it's safe to go back to Disney World


Thursday January 01, 1970

13-year-old boy earns 4 associate's degrees

A 13-year-old boy in California has graduated from college with four associate's degrees.

Tuesday May 26, 2020

Pompeo certifies Hong Kong is no longer autonomous from China


Thursday January 01, 1970

Kirby Jenner, the 'fraternal twin' of Kendall Jenner, steps into the spotlight

There's a new reality show from the Kardashian-Jenner family, but it has a twist. The show centers around a 24-year-old performance artist who has risen to fame over the past five years with his parody Instagram account, where he pretends to be the fraternal twin brother of Kendall Jenner.

Monday May 25, 2020

Stunning discovery from ancient Rome found in northern Italy

A beautiful and remarkably well preserved mosaic floor from ancient Rome has been discovered by archaeologists in northern Italy.

Wednesday May 27, 2020

Duuuuude? Scientists studied 100 billion tweets to find out why we stretch our words

When we speak, we routinely stretch our words to convey emotion or to strengthen their meaning.

Wednesday May 27, 2020

Archaeologists found the bones of about 60 mammoths at an airport construction site

Archaeologists have found the skeletal remains of dozens of huge mammoths at a construction site outside Mexico City.

Wednesday May 27, 2020

Watch this rare 'cosmic ring of fire' galaxy collide

Images of Galaxy R5519 show a rare "cosmic ring of fire" thought to have formed when two galaxies collide.

Monday May 25, 2020

Historic SpaceX launch will try again. Here's what you need to know

SpaceX and NASA will have to wait at least a few more days for their historic spaceflight.

Thursday May 28, 2020

Analysis: A space launch 'saved' 1968. If only it could do the same for 2020

In 1968, the pioneering Apollo 8 lunar orbit mission lifted America's morale in a bitter year of political assassinations, race and anti-war riots, the fading presidency of Lyndon Johnson and a hardening Cold War.

Wednesday May 27, 2020

Why we're rocketing men into space -- even in the middle of a pandemic

So we're back to scanning the skies along Florida's northeast coast for clouds -- to see whether it's clear out enough that we can shoot a rocket into space with two people in it.

Wednesday May 27, 2020

The realities of being a black birdwatcher

Dudley Edmondson has long had to deal with people calling the police on him while out in nature.

Thursday May 28, 2020

A turtle smashed through a woman's windshield while she was driving

A woman in Georgia was left shell shocked when a turtle went flying across the highway and through her windshield, nearly striking her passenger in the face.

Wednesday May 27, 2020

Iconic celebrity portraits to be auctioned for Covid relief

US photographer Mark Seliger is to auction off portraits of famous names such as Brad Pitt and Amy Schumer to raise money for the fight against coronavirus.

Tuesday May 26, 2020

Nail-biting video shows bear following boy during a family hike

An Italian boy named Alessandro was captured on video while he was being followed by a brown bear during a hike with his family.

Tuesday May 26, 2020

Nail salons, tattoo parlors and barber shops are finding creative ways to keep earning cash

People with remote-unfriendly jobs are improvising ways to stay in business during the pandemic.

Tuesday May 26, 2020

GE is saying goodbye to its 129-year-old light bulb business

General Electric is saying goodbye to the light bulb. The conglomerate is shedding a struggling business founded by Thomas Edison more than a century ago.

Wednesday May 27, 2020

You've hit a wall working remotely. Now what?

It's hard to stay motivated right now.

Wednesday May 27, 2020

'Life or death still possible': 31 days at my dad's virtual bedside

I wrote a draft of my father's obituary on the evening of March 30th.

Wednesday May 27, 2020

Trump's a disaster for black voters, but they also need to hold Biden accountable

Welcome to 2020, the year that provides yet another opportunity for America to examine and address the issue of race, and the ways in which politicians treat black voters. The recent police-involved death of George Floyd in Minneapolis is evidence that racism is still pervasive and remains unaddressed. Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden stepped into a morass of racial politics when he said to a prominent black radio host, "Well, I tell you what, if you have a problem figuring out whether you're for me or Trump, then you ain't black."

Thursday May 28, 2020

Mask and all, Biden crushes Trump

"He's a fool, an absolute fool," former Vice President Joe Biden said of President Donald Trump's refusal to wear a face mask. "Every doc in the world is saying you should wear a mask when you're in a crowd." Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee, didn't raise his voice and smiled often. But he pulled no punches. "Presidents," he said, "are supposed to lead, not engage in folly and be falsely masculine."

Wednesday May 27, 2020

Video of George Floyd feels like a bad rerun

On Monday evening, police in Minneapolis were called about someone trying to pass a counterfeit bill at Cup Foods, a neighborhood grocery store. Two officers responded to the alleged forgery in progress, saw a man matching the suspect's description and ordered him out of his car. He complied but then, according to police, "physically resisted."

Thursday May 28, 2020

Freedom from lockdown should start here

Jorge Garcia Curbelo and Danilo Ochoa Jomarrón always imagined coming to the United States to get married and live happily ever after as an openly gay couple. They never imagined that they would be separated at the border -- or worse yet, unable to see one another for more than a year as a deadly pandemic raged across the globe.

Tuesday May 26, 2020

Breathing again in the time of Covid-19

I hardly recognized her as she sat in the hospital chair, smiling, talking, and eating her dinner from a tray. Then I noticed her long, brown braids and the pink manicure, now chipping, and I remembered her clearly.

Tuesday May 26, 2020

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Thursday January 01, 1970

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Thursday January 01, 1970

This may be the big winner of the market crash


Thursday January 01, 1970

What Bolsonaro said as Brazil's coronavirus cases climbed

That Brazil saw warning signs would be a dramatic understatement.

Thursday May 28, 2020

Scenes from inside Brazil's city worst hit by coronavirus

The Amazon city of Manaus has been grappling for weeks with a horror that the rest of Brazil has partially ignored at the advice of their President, Jair Bolsonaro.

Thursday May 28, 2020

CNN reporter hit with tear gas during protest

Protests have erupted in the heart of Hong Kong's financial center. Police have fired pepper spray to disperse crowds as the city's legislative council debates the controversial national anthem bill. CNN's Anna Coren reports.

Wednesday May 27, 2020

India has an unlikely new type of period health educators: men

There's no trash can in the cramped washroom shared by almost 200 women at the congested Banjara Basti slum in Thane, a satellite city near Mumbai.

Thursday May 28, 2020

Europe promises to reopen for summer tourism in wake of coronavirus

The world's biggest tourist playground has been roped off since it became a coronavirus epicenter, but as summer looms Europe is desperate to lift restrictions to get visitors pumping much needed cash into stricken economies.

Thursday May 21, 2020

Two Indiana billboards suggest people think twice about going to Michigan during the pandemic

Two billboards near the Indiana border suggest travelers may want to think twice before visiting Michigan while the state's coronavirus policies are in place.

Thursday May 28, 2020

Graves of veterans vandalized with torn American flags, police say

The graves of veterans at Union Cemetary in Quakertown, Pennsylvania, were desecrated over Memorial Day weekend, police said.

Thursday May 28, 2020

The western US will bake in record heat this week


Thursday January 01, 1970

He ran 100 miles in a day to raise nearly $17,000 for suicide prevention programs for veterans

Over Memorial Day weekend, Peter Makredes carried his cooler full of food and drinks to a park in Las Vegas.

Thursday May 28, 2020

Gucci abandons 'worn-out ritual' of traditional fashion weeks

Gucci's creative director Alessandro Michele has announced that the brand is permanently abandoning the traditional fashion calendar as the industry rethinks how it operates in the light of Covid-19.

Tuesday May 26, 2020

Inside the secluded and intimate New York studios of famous artists

Artist studios have long been mythologized as a hallowed private space, where artists are swept up in the frenzy of creation or host fabled meetings of the minds.

Monday May 25, 2020

Why it's time to redesign the old air conditioner

The air conditioner is nearly 100 years old, and yet it hasn't evolved much -- the technology is essentially the same as it was the day it was invented.

Tuesday December 03, 2019

Inside 'Breaking Bad' actor's cabin-style Idaho retreat

"Breaking Bad" actor Aaron Paul's idea of the perfect family getaway is simple: a log-clad, cabin style home in rural Idaho, where he's from.

Wednesday February 12, 2020

Vintage photos show British vacationers gone wild

Butlin's vacation resorts were an institution in post-war Britain. The self-contained camps -- where guests were housed in wooden chalets, fed and entertained on-site -- provided a new kind of inexpensive luxury for working families.

Friday May 22, 2020

What to watch in June

It may not feel like it, but we are about to enter into summer.

Wednesday May 27, 2020

Why John Krasinski sold 'Some Good News'

John Krasinski revealed exactly why he sold his quarantine YouTube series, "Some Good News," to ViacomCBS.

Wednesday May 27, 2020

'Fresh Off The Boat' and 'Kim's Convenience' casts team up

We are getting "Fresh Off the Boat" back for one night.

Wednesday May 27, 2020

Hannah Gadsby returns in 'Douglas'

Hannah Gadsby became a sensation with her Netflix special "Nanette," and she clearly feels the weight of those expectations while simultaneously playing off them in "Douglas." The latest stand-up presentation highlights both Gadsby's unique voice as a meta commentator on the tricks of her trade, and the difficulty of catching lightning in a bottle twice.

Tuesday May 26, 2020