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July 02, 2020 - 6:06 am
The number of active COVID-19 cases among Department of Veterans Affairs patients has more than tripled in June, to more than 4,100 at 138 hospitals nationwide. On June 3, VA saw its lowest number of active cases since the pandemic began, with 1,252 after those cases had fallen steadily for weeks,...
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July 02, 2020 - 5:35 am
Ghislaine Maxwell, the British socialite who became a confidante of Jeffrey Epstein, has been arrested by the FBI in New Hampshire. Maxwell was taken into custody around 8:30 a.m. on charges related to the Epstein scandal and is expected to appear in federal court later Thursday. A six-count...
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July 02, 2020 - 4:00 am
Lighting off illegal fireworks is even more dangerous this Fourth of July . It's because of the shelter-in-place and especially dry conditions outdoors. Bone dry grass and fireworks tend not to be a good combination. To demonstrate this, firefighters in Contra Costa County lit four simple sparklers...
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July 01, 2020 - 3:42 pm
Un juez federal anuló una regla de asilo que requería que personas pidiendo asilo en los Estados Unidos que pasaron por otros países primero hubieran pedido asilo en otro país. La regla, que principalmente afectaba a migrantes centroamericanos, es en violación de la Ley de Inmigración y...
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July 01, 2020 - 3:41 pm
A Planet Fitness in West Virgina is urging more than 200 people to quarantine after a member tested positive for coronavirus. According to a press release from the Monongalia County Health Department (MCHD), a patron that visited the Morgantown location on June 24 between the hours of 9am and 3pm...
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July 01, 2020 - 3:41 pm
As the country sees spikes in coronavirus cases, the risk of contracting COVID-19 has increased in bar settings, according to Dr. Anthony Fauci. On Tuesday, Fauci called out bars as a prominent culprit for recent surges in infections across the country. Fauci, the director of the National Institute...
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July 01, 2020 - 3:05 pm
A Connecticut teacher who disappeared while he was self-quarantining for COVID-19 symptoms in May has now been missing for nearly two months, according to a report. Gil Cunha, 50, self-isolated in a room at his parents’ home in West Haven, Connecticut at the beginning of May after he started to...
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July 01, 2020 - 2:33 pm
Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered all 19 counties that have been on the state’s COVID-19 watchlist for at least three days (including Santa Clara, Contra Costa and Solano counties in the Bay Area) to shut down all indoor activities for at least three weeks. He also says those counties must end indoor...
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July 01, 2020 - 2:15 pm
El primer caso de coronavirus ha sido reportado en un campamento migrante en la frontera entre México y los Estados Unidos. Un solicitante de asilo que vive en el campamento en Matamoros, México dio positivo para COVID-19, dice Global Response Management, una organización de ayuda durante desastres...
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July 01, 2020 - 2:06 pm
Governor Doug Ducey has put a ban on public events with more than 50 people in attendance due to an uptick in coronavirus cases, causing many Arizona cities to cancel their Fourth of July fireworks shows. Before the order was in place, a few cities had canceled their shows anyway. These cities...
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