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Jewel On The Choice Humans Must Make About The Pandemic And Mental Health [Video]

Jewel On The Choice Humans Must Make About The Pandemic And Mental Health

Singer-songwriter and native Alaskan Jewel can relate to those experiencing anxiety during the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Now 46, Jewel left her abusive childhood home at 15 and eventually..

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Boring pavements come to life, thanks to artist's drawings [Video]

Boring pavements come to life, thanks to artist's drawings

Anamorphic drawings transform boring pavements, dull fences and cracked surfaces to colourful, lively works of art

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Who Are Biden's Top VP Prospects? [Video]

Who Are Biden's Top VP Prospects?

Joe Biden has started the vetting process to choose a running mate for the Democratic ticket. Reuters reports the process expected to wrap up by July. Who are some of the names on the list? Senator..

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Michigan's Attorney General Criticizes Trump Not Wearing A Mask [Video]

Michigan's Attorney General Criticizes Trump Not Wearing A Mask

Michigan’s Attorney General Dana Nessel called President Donald Trump “a petulant child.” She said he “refuses to follow the rules,” as shown during his tour of a Ford factory. Nessel said..

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Sumo inspires U.S. church on social distancing [Video]

Sumo inspires U.S. church on social distancing

U.S. church turns to sumo for social distancing inspiration

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Ford Forced To Close Down Chicago And Michigan Assembly Plants [Video]

Ford Forced To Close Down Chicago And Michigan Assembly Plants

Ford Motor Co. closed two U.S. assembly plants amid the coronavirus pandemic. The plant in Michigan was closed because a worker tested positive for COVID-19. The other plant in Chicago was closed..

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Michigan Governor Warns 'Devastating' Floods Getting Worse [Video]

Michigan Governor Warns 'Devastating' Floods Getting Worse

During flooding in Michigan, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer warned residents it could get worse. While he said floods were already “devastating,” Whitmer said they were expected to rise. According to the..

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Trump rules out future US lockdowns, even for a Covid-19 resurgence [Video]

Trump rules out future US lockdowns, even for a Covid-19 resurgence

Donald Trump says the United States won't be closed down for a second time, even if there's a resurgence of the coronavirus. The US president wasn't wearing a mask as he toured the Ford Motor plant in..

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Trump visits Ford plant, leaves mask off for cameras [Video]

Trump visits Ford plant, leaves mask off for cameras

President Donald Trump traveled on Thursday to the crucial U.S. election battleground state of Michigan to visit a Ford Motor Co plant amid tensions with its Democratic governor during the coronavirus..

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Economic burden 'has not been evenly spread' -Fed Chair [Video]

Economic burden 'has not been evenly spread' -Fed Chair

“We are in the midst of an economic downturn without modern precedent... and while the burden is widespread, it's not evenly spread" Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said before speaking to..

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Could Trump's Resistance To Mail In Voting Backfire? [Video]

Could Trump's Resistance To Mail In Voting Backfire?

President Donald Trump has escalated his crusade against absentee voting. The President has threatened to withhold federal funds from two states, Michigan and Nevada, for making it easier for their..

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Disparate death rates may fuel U.S. divide over COVID-19 [Video]

Disparate death rates may fuel U.S. divide over COVID-19

A Reuters analysis of demographic and public health data found that death rates in Democratic parts of the U.S. are triple those in Republican ones. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

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Michigan Town Submerged Under 5 Feet of Water [Video]

Michigan Town Submerged Under 5 Feet of Water

Rising floodwaters displaced thousands of Michigan residents on Wednesday. According to Reuters, the raging waters were unleashed by two dam failures. The rising water submerged parts of the town of..

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Frying Pan, Meet Fire: 500-Year Flood Hits Central Michigan Amid Pandemic [Video]

Frying Pan, Meet Fire: 500-Year Flood Hits Central Michigan Amid Pandemic

Days of heavy rain in central Michigan have triggered a 500-year flood, forcing thousands of residents to evacuate. The flood of the Tittabawassee River in Midland led to the failure of two dams and..

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Trump drops funding threat to Michigan [Video]

Trump drops funding threat to Michigan

President Donald Trump on Wednesday blasted plans to expand voting by mail in Michigan and briefly threatened to withhold federal funding for the state, but dropped the warning after an avalanche of..

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Michigan Funding Threatened By Trump [Video]

Michigan Funding Threatened By Trump

Michigan Funding Threatened By Trump

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Michigan governor declares emergency after dams collapse [Video]

Michigan governor declares emergency after dams collapse

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer declared an emergency for Midland county after two dams breached and on expectations of extreme flooding. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

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Residents forced to evacuate after dam breach in central Michigan [Video]

Residents forced to evacuate after dam breach in central Michigan

Heavy flooding caused a dam breach in central Michigan, prompting officials to call for locals to evacuate the area on Tuesday (May 19), according to local media reports.

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STD Rise During Coronavirus Pandemic [Video]

STD Rise During Coronavirus Pandemic

A contact tracer of sexually transmitted infections reported that her “case load is not as heavy as before” the coronavirus pandemic. Jenine Clements works with people in Michigan country at risk..

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U.S. auto plants restart their engines [Video]

U.S. auto plants restart their engines

The U.S. auto industry slowly returned to life Monday. As Fred Katayama reports, some assembly plants reopened after the two-month lockdown.

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Justin Amash Drops Out Of Run For The White House [Video]

Justin Amash Drops Out Of Run For The White House

During his short-lived run for the US presidency, Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan faced an uphill battle. According to Business Insider, Amash announced Saturday he will not seek the Libertarian..

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Scuffles at Michigan anti-lockdown protest [Video]

Scuffles at Michigan anti-lockdown protest

Armed protesters yet again descended on Michigan’s state Capitol on Thursday denouncing the governor’s stay-at-home order extension. Gavino Garay has more.

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Michigan Faces More Protests Over Stay-At-Home Order [Video]

Michigan Faces More Protests Over Stay-At-Home Order

Hundreds of people in Michigan went to the Capitol to protest Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s stay-at-home order. According to Reuters, it was the third but smallest major demonstration in the state...

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Aimee Stephens, Transgender Rights Leader Has Died At 59 [Video]

Aimee Stephens, Transgender Rights Leader Has Died At 59

Aimee Stephens, the transgender woman who took her fight for LGBTQ rights to the US Supreme Court, has died. Stephens was fighting for her rights in a workplace discrimination case. She served as a..

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Trump accuses Democratic governors of keeping lockdowns because of 'politics' as he visits Michigan

"You have a lot of, unfortunately in this case Democrat governors, I think they think it's good politics to keep it closed," Trump said in Michigan.
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Trump claims to wear mask during Ford plant tour

President Donald Trump says he wore a mask and goggles out of view of reporters while he was touring a Ford plant in Michigan. (May 21)
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Michigan lake left nearly empty after dam fails

Those who live along Wixom Lake in Michigan are wondering when, or if, water will return to their beloved lake. (May 21)
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Trump visits Michigan Ford plant amid political tensions, does not wear mask

President Donald Trump traveled on Thursday to the crucial U.S. election battleground state of Michigan to visit a Ford Motor Co plant amid hostility with its Democratic governor over how quickly to..
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Floodwaters in Michigan start to recede after heavy rains

Floodwaters that breached two privately-owned dams in Michigan began to recede on Thursday after displacing thousands of people and spreading to a Dow Chemical plant and a nearby hazardous waste..
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Trump says Army Corps of Engineers galvanized to help with Michigan flooding

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that the Army Corps of Engineers has been galvanized to help with flooding in Michigan, which has displaced thousands of residents near the city of Midland.
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Coronavirus Live News and Updates

Trump visited Michigan a day after threatening to withhold federal funds from the state. Imposing restrictions in the U.S. even a week earlier could have saved thousands of lives, researchers found...
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Floodwaters start to recede in Michigan after flooding

Floodwaters that breached two privately owned dams in Michigan began to recede on Thursday after displacing thousands of people and spreading to a Dow Chemical plant and a nearby hazardous waste..
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Michigan relaxing more virus restrictions

Michigan's governor is relaxing coronavirus restrictions to lift a ban on nonessential medical and dental procedures, reopen retail shops and let residents gather in groups of 10 or less. (May 21)
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Michigan Governor Whitmer further opens state economy ahead of Trump visit

Michigan's governor announced more steps to re-open the state's economy on Thursday, offering timelines for the resumption of some businesses and allowing some social gatherings as long as guidelines..
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Michigan flooding forces thousands to evacuate

Floodwaters that overtook dams and forced the evacuation of about 10,000 people in Central Michigan now threaten a Dow Superfund site and downstream communities. (May 21)  
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Mid-Michigan flooding crests at 35 feet, Whitmer requests FEMA help: What we know

Rushing waters took out trees, roadways, homes, businesses, the library, the sewer system, electricity — and part of the City of Midland.  
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Someone in Michigan tried to recycle a live Civil War cannonball. A bomb squad arrived.

Police officers were dispatched to Michigan's Kent County recycling center when workers came across a 6-inch, 6-pound shot-put ball.
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Social distancing in emergency shelters? Michigan flooding response complicated by COVID-19

Historic flooding has displaced around 10,000 Midland County residents. Officials are trying to aid the region while abiding by COVID-19 guidelines
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Trump to visit home state of Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, a frequent target of his attacks amid pandemic

Trump will tour a Ford Motor Co. plant in Ypsilanti repurposed to make ventilators as he visits the home state of Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
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Trump visits Michigan, unemployment claims, Michael Cohen released from prison: 5 things to know Thursday

President Trump visits Michigan, Jobless claims released as the economic toll from the coronavirus ticks on and more news to start your Thursday.
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Michigan flooding displaces thousands, encroaches on chemical plant

Rising floodwaters unleashed by two dam failures submerged parts of the central Michigan town of Midland on Wednesday, displacing thousands of residents and spreading into a Dow Chemical Co plant in..
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As Virus Threat Lingers in Michigan, a New Crisis Arrives: Flooding

Thousands of residents of Midland, Mich., fled their homes as waters rose, trying to keep safe social distances even in shelters.
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AP Top Stories May 20 P

Here are the top stories for Wednesday, May 20th: Trump threatens Michigan and Nevada over voting by mail; Pompeo defends firing of IG; Floodwaters threaten Michigan city.; Italian woman wins Picasso..
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Trump slams Michigan, Nevada for expanding voting by mail, but drops funding threat

President Donald Trump on Wednesday blasted plans to expand voting by mail in Michigan and Nevada and briefly threatened to withhold federal funding for the states, but dropped the warning after an..
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Trump says Michigan will get help on dam flooding

President Donald Trump says his administration with help Michigan following two dam breaks that led to severe flooding and evacuations. (May 20)
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When you can't stay at home

Florida's governor responds to COVID-19 database manipulation claims. Historic flooding threatens parts of Michigan. It's Wednesday's news.
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Live Coronavirus News Updates and Analysis

The C.D.C. quietly released more guidance for reopening. Trump threatened to withhold federal funds from Michigan for expanding mail-in voting. Hundreds of migrant children have been deported during..
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Michigan flooding forces Dow chemical plant to activate emergency plan

The types of chemicals that may have mixed and spilled with flood waters were not immediately disclosed by the company.  
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Can Michigan Mail Absentee Forms? Yes. Can Trump Withhold Funds? Unlikely.

The president falsely claimed that sending out ballot applications was illegal, repeated his false assertion about voter fraud and suggested he could withhold funding to the states over how they run..
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Building seen floating down Tittabawassee River after Michigan dams break

A building was seen floating down the Tittabawassee River in Sanford, Michigan, on May 19, after the nearby Edenville Dam breached.
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Drone footage shows Michigan flood waters forcing community to evacuate

Flood warnings for parts of Michigan force residents to leave their homes. The warnings stretch the length of the Tittabawassee River.  
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Michigan hit with '500-year' flooding in midst of COVID-19 pandemic

Rising flood waters, already as high as five feet, submerged parts of the central Michigan of Michigan on Wednesday after days of heavy rain led to the failure of two dams and the evacuation of..
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Michigan Governor Whitmer faces mainstream backlash against shutdown

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer is facing an increasingly mainstream backlash against her stay-at-home orders, with a growing number of local officials and business leaders arguing the restrictions..
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'Life-threatening' flood submerges central Michigan city after two dams breached

Flood waters as high as five feet submerged parts of the city of Midland in central Michigan on Wednesday after heavy rain caused a swollen river to overflow its banks and breach two nearby dams, but..
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Trump threatens to stop funding for Michigan if absentee ballots sent to all voters

The president said if Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson sends out absentee ballots to voters he will withhold funding but that's not what she's doing,
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Michigan Dam Disaster Threatens Major Dow Toxic-Chemical Superfund Site

Floodwaters surged toward Midland, Mich., and one of the nation’s most extensive toxic cleanup sites, raising concerns of a wider environmental fallout from the dam disaster.
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Trump threatens to withhold funds from Michigan, Nevada over mail-in voting

President Donald Trump on Wednesday called plans for expanded mail-in voting in Michigan and Nevada illegal, without citing a specific law, and threatened to withhold funding to the states - the latest..
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Trump Steps Up Attacks on Mail Vote, Making False Claims About Michigan

President Trump threatened to withhold federal funding for Michigan and Nevada if the states moved forward in expanding vote by mail.
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What we know about flooding in Michigan that breached two dams, forced 10,000 evacuations

Two breached dams caused by several days of rainfall and rising water has forced the evacuation of about 10,000 people in mid-Michigan.
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Coronavirus live updates: Disney Springs reopens – with masks; Trump goes to Michigan; Connecticut among last states to reopen

Trump heads to Michigan. US borders with Canada and Mexico are still closed. Connecticut is among the last states to reopen. Latest coronavirus news.
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Coronavirus pandemic, Michigan floodwaters, McDonald's workers strike: 5 things to know Wednesday

Michigan residents on alert over floodwaters, McDonald's workers strike for more coronavirus protection and more things to start your Wednesday.
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Michigan governor declares emergency after dams collapse

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer on Tuesday declared an emergency for Midland county after two dams breached and on expectations of extreme flooding.
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'Do not hesitate': Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer urges evacuations, warns Midland could be under 9 feet of water by Wednesday

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has declared a state of emergency for Midland County after the Edenville and Sanford dams breached on Tuesday.
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2 Dams Are Breached in Michigan, Forcing Thousands to Evacuate

The failure of the dams was expected to bring record-setting flooding, with response complicated by the coronavirus.
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Michigan dams collapse, residents told to evacuate

Michigan's county of Midland said on Tuesday two dams have collapsed due to storm and heavy rains in the past few days and residents nearby were told to evacuate immediately.
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