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Shocking 'masks required' sign at Arizona shop aims to shame customers

Shocking 'masks required' sign at Arizona shop aims to shame customers

An Arizona vintage store owner was frustrated that some patrons were not following the city's mask order, so she posted a sign that may shock some.        ... Continue Reading
Coronavirus updates: Surgeon General cautions that 'deaths lag at least two weeks' as cases rise in 40 states

Coronavirus updates: Surgeon General cautions that 'deaths lag at least two weeks' as cases rise in 40 states

Dr. Jerome Adams urging Americans to wear face masks, socially distance. Forty states have seen cases increase last two weeks. Latest on coronavirus.        ... Continue Reading
At least 21 states pause reopening or take new steps to limit the spread of COVID-19

At least 21 states pause reopening or take new steps to limit the spread of COVID-19

States with rising COVID-19 cases, including Texas, Arizona and Florida, are pausing reopening, requiring masks or taking other steps. See the list.        ... Continue Reading
Before you go to that July 4 barbecue, assess COVID-19 risk and take precautions

Before you go to that July 4 barbecue, assess COVID-19 risk and take precautions

Small gatherings are legal. But, we need to be careful not to confuse the fact that something is legal with the question of whether it's a good idea.        ... Continue Reading
They overcame police dogs and beatings: Civil rights activists from 1960s cheer on Black Lives Matter protesters leading new fight

They overcame police dogs and beatings: Civil rights activists from 1960s cheer on Black Lives Matter protesters leading new fight

Civil rights veterans are praising today's young protesters for continuing the fight against police brutality, injustice and discrimination.        ... Continue Reading
What states require face masks in public? Kansas, Texas join growing list of states where it's mandatory

What states require face masks in public? Kansas, Texas join growing list of states where it's mandatory

As COVID-19 cases rise in at least 40 states, many governors are instituting or renewing orders requiring people to wear face masks in public.       ... Continue Reading
Telehealth can be life-saving amid COVID-19, yet as virus rages, insurance companies look to scale back

Telehealth can be life-saving amid COVID-19, yet as virus rages, insurance companies look to scale back

"Telehealth ... allowed us to take care of this patient and likely save her life." So why are health insurance companies looking to scale back?        ... Continue Reading
Missing soldier Vanessa Guillen was killed, dismembered at Fort Hood, attorney says

Missing soldier Vanessa Guillen was killed, dismembered at Fort Hood, attorney says

Authorities have released the names of two suspects thought to be involved in the death of missing Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen.       ... Continue Reading
Cute grey seals get up close and personal with their underwater visitor

Cute grey seals get up close and personal with their underwater visitor

This scuba diver makes new friends off the coast of Farne Islands in Northumberland, England.        ... Continue Reading
The fight over monuments asks, who is an American hero and who is a 'symbol of hate'?

The fight over monuments asks, who is an American hero and who is a 'symbol of hate'?

From presidents to explorers, Americans are delving into the often abusive histories of former leaders honored by statues and monuments.        ... Continue Reading