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Donald Trump: Coronavirus exploding around world

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Urgent Care: March, April Saw Massive Decline In ER Visits [Video]

Urgent Care: March, April Saw Massive Decline In ER Visits

Data from more than 20 emergency rooms across five states seems to confirm anecdotal reports from health care workers. According to Gizmodo, emergency rooms across the US saw a massive decline in visits in March and April. The study speculates the decline was possibly due to people fearing they'd contract the novel coronavirus COVID-19 if they sought medical care. ER data from Colorado, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York, and North Carolina were included in the study.

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Here's the latest for Tuesday August 5th: Trump backs mail voting in Florida battleground; Fireworks, ammonium nitrate likely fueled Beirut explosion; Districts..
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New York health department investigating Long Island nursing home after CBS News report

As coronavirus nursing home deaths continue to rise across the country, CBS News took a look at policies in New York and Florida that allow COVID-19 patients..
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President Trump flips on his longstanding attitude toward mail-in ballots

President Trump has repeatedly denounced mail-in ballots, but he is changing his tune for Florida. Weijia Jiang reports.
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Trump encourages mail-in voting in Florida while opposing a nationwide rollout [Video]

Trump encourages mail-in voting in Florida while opposing a nationwide rollout

President Donald Trump says he is encouraging mail voting in Florida whileopposing it being rolled out nationwide, because the state has "a greatRepublican governor" and is "so well run". This comes only days after Mr Trumpthreatened to sue Nevada over a new vote-by-mail law. Mr Trump compares thesystem in Nevada to that in Florida, a critical swing state which he claims ismuch better prepared for mail-in voting.

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Trump: Voting By Mail Is Just Fine, If It's Done In A Red State [Video]

Trump: Voting By Mail Is Just Fine, If It's Done In A Red State

US President Donald Trump has recently begun laying the groundwork for casting doubt on election results. The doubt, he has argued, would be legitimate if counting mail-in ballots delays the declaration of a winner. But according to CNN, Trump on Tuesday made an apparent about-face on the issue--at least with respect to Florida. He claimed Florida's election system is 'safe and secure' and encouraged Floridians to vote by mail.

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NYC sees zero COVID-19 deaths for three straight days

"We cannot go back to the hell we experienced just a few months ago," Governor Cuomo said.
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Legendary NYC reporter Pete Hamill dies at 85

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NYC Party Boat Owners Arrested After 170 Guests Were Allowed To Cruise [Video]

NYC Party Boat Owners Arrested After 170 Guests Were Allowed To Cruise

A crowded riverboat party in New York over the weekend violated state and city emergency orders. According to the New York City Sheriff's Office, the party was attended by more than 170 people. CNN reports that officials intercepted the Liberty Belle at Manhattan's Pier 36 on the East River. Officers arrested the owners for an illegal party and accused the operators of serving alcohol without a license.

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Between renting and buying, Unagi offers personal scooters with a subscription

Unagi subscription plan starts in New York and Los Angeles. Service says pandemic brought its scooter sales from "hundreds" to "thousands."

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Texas Texas State in the southern United States

SpaceX launches Starship prototype on dramatic test flight

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3 charged in shooting death of Texas ice cream vendor who was known in community as 'Grandpa,' police say

Three Texas men have been charged with capital murder in the shooting death of 68-year-old Adelaido Bernabe Urias.

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‘Like a Horror Movie’: A Small Border Hospital Battles the Coronavirus

The hospital in Starr County, Texas, had no I.C.U. at all, and only one doctor on duty for each shift. Then the coronavirus began surging through the Rio Grande..
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Gov. Cuomo Expresses Concerns About NYC’s School Reopening Plan, Says Key Safety Questions Left Unanswered [Video]

Gov. Cuomo Expresses Concerns About NYC’s School Reopening Plan, Says Key Safety Questions Left Unanswered

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is raising serious questions about New York City’s school reopening plan, saying Mayor Bill de Blasio has to do a better job of convincing parents and teachers they should trust him..

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Some private Milwaukee schools to attempt re-opening in-person

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