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North America: Continent
North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere. In can also be described as a northern subcontinent of the Americas, or America, in models that use fewer than seven continents. It is bordered to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, to the west and south by the Pacific Ocean, and to the southeast by South America and the Caribbean Sea.

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The race to save America's harvest [Video]

The race to save America's harvest

North America's biggest farm suppliers are accelerating their spring schedule in an unprecedented race against the coronavirus that threatens to disrupt planting season. Megan Revell reports.

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BTS postpone North American tour due to coronavirus pandemic [Video]

BTS postpone North American tour due to coronavirus pandemic

K-pop stars BTS are rescheduling their upcoming North American tour dates due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Jessie Royer stays ahead in the Iditarod [Video]

Jessie Royer stays ahead in the Iditarod

Royer leads from Sass in the Iditarod

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Major League Baseball postpones start of season due to coronavirus [Video]

Major League Baseball postpones start of season due to coronavirus

Major League Baseball cancels remainder of spring training and postpones start of regular season due to coronavirus

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NBA suspends season due to coronavirus [Video]

NBA suspends season due to coronavirus

The National Basketball Association announced on Wednesday (March 11) they would be suspending the rest of the season after a Utah Jazz player tested positive for the coronavirus. Gloria Tso reports.

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Sanders, Biden cancel OH events due to coronavirus concerns [Video]

Sanders, Biden cancel OH events due to coronavirus concerns

U.S. Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden canceled rallies set for Tuesday night in Cleveland over concerns about holding large public gatherings during the coronavirus..

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'It is a disaster': Coronavirus takes toll on film industry [Video]

'It is a disaster': Coronavirus takes toll on film industry

The cinema and movie industry is the latest to be hit by the coronavirus as film studios prepare for potentially less than impressing openings for some summer blockbusters. Many cinemas remain closed..

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Qantas cuts international capacity as coronavirus bites [Video]

Qantas cuts international capacity as coronavirus bites

Australian airline Qantas announced on Tuesday (March 10) it will cut its international capacity by nearly 25% over the next six months and delay an order for Airbus A350 planes, all part of sweeping..

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Royals gather before Harry and Meghan bow out from official roles [Video]

Royals gather before Harry and Meghan bow out from official roles

Britain's senior royals came together on Monday for what is expected to be the last family gathering before Prince Harry and his wife Meghan set off on a new career path. Lauren Anthony has more.

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'Onward' Opens to Muted $40M at North American Box Office | THR News [Video]

'Onward' Opens to Muted $40M at North American Box Office | THR News

Box office analysts say it's unclear how much of an impact worries over the coronavirus had on moviegoing over the weekend.

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Enrique Iglesias and Ricky Martin to headline joint tour [Video]

Enrique Iglesias and Ricky Martin to headline joint tour

The singers announced that they will headline a North American tour together this year.

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Harry and Meghan make first appearance since royal exit [Video]

Harry and Meghan make first appearance since royal exit

Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan arrived at the Endeavour Fund Awards in London on Thursday (March 5), marking their first official engagement together since January's announcement that they..

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Latin superstars Enrique Iglesias and Ricky Martin announce joint tour [Video]

Latin superstars Enrique Iglesias and Ricky Martin announce joint tour

Enrique Iglesias and Ricky Martin are joining forces for a joint tour across North America.

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UK's Prince Harry and Bon Jovi recreate Abbey Road Beatles cover [Video]

UK's Prince Harry and Bon Jovi recreate Abbey Road Beatles cover

Harry was at the studio to meet Jon Bon Jovi and members of a military veterans' choir in one of his last engagements as a senior member of the royal family. The Invictus Games Choir, who are recording..

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"Call him Harry": Prince starts last royal duties insisting on informality [Video]

"Call him Harry": Prince starts last royal duties insisting on informality

Britain's Duke of Sussex started the last round of his royal duties on an informal note on Wednesday, making it clear that the audience listening to his speech on sustainable travel in Edinburgh should..

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"Call me Harry," says prince as he starts last round of royal duties [Video]

"Call me Harry," says prince as he starts last round of royal duties

Britain's Duke of Sussex started the last round of his royal duties on an informal note on Wednesday, making it clear that the audience listening to his speech on sustainable travel in Edinburgh should..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:49Published
Meghan, Harry Reveal Royal Exit Details [Video]

Meghan, Harry Reveal Royal Exit Details

Samir Hussein/Getty Images Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have revealed more information about "Megxit," a spokesperson told PEOPLE. On April 1, they'll step down from their office at Buckingham Palace..

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Harry and Meghan face possible loss of 'royal' brand [Video]

Harry and Meghan face possible loss of 'royal' brand

The British royal family is in discussions with Prince Harry and Meghan over the use of the word "royal" in their branding after the couple abruptly gave up royal duties to start a new life in Canada...

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Ozzy Osbourne scraps North American Tour [Video]

Ozzy Osbourne scraps North American Tour

Ozzy Osbourne has scrapped his 2020 North American dates so he can focus on his health.

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Madsen survives heat to win South American leg of World Marathon Challenge [Video]

Madsen survives heat to win South American leg of World Marathon Challenge

Kristina Madsen holds an eight minute lead going into the seventh marathon in seven days on seven continents.

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S&P 500, Nasdaq edge up to record highs [Video]

S&P 500, Nasdaq edge up to record highs

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq inched up to their second consecutive record closing highs on Tuesday after Chinese officials said the deadly coronavirus epidemic could be contained by April. Fred Katayama..

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Backstreet Boys extend DNA World Tour [Video]

Backstreet Boys extend DNA World Tour

The Backstreet Boys are heading on the road this summer for a 45-date tour of North America.

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ShowBiz Minute: O'Brien, Reynolds, Cannes

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Honeywell sees surge in demand for face masks in North America, China

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