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ICU ward in hard-hit northern Italy now free of coronavirus cases

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New unemployment claims decline but remain above 1 million again

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Record spike lifts U.S. coronavirus cases over 3 million

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'Massive' search underway for Seoul mayor reported missing

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Trump gets 2nd extension on his financial disclosure filing because he was 'addressing the coronavirus crisis'

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Johns Hopkins has launched a helpful new site to track school reopening plans

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Glee actress Naya Rivera feared dead after son found alone in rented boat

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Houston is starting to look like New York City before the peak of its COVID-19 crisis

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Russian ambassador says U.S.-Russia relations are in 'a deplorable state'

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'Stop making public education a political issue,' urges National PTA president

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12-year-old invents device that helps prevent hot car deaths

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Bed Bath & Beyond to close 200 stores over next 2 years

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New Lincoln Project ad targets GOP senators who voted to 'exonerate Trump from his crimes'

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Endangered California condors spotted in Sequoia National Park for 1st time in 50 years

July 8, 2020

The Wonder Years is coming back, this time featuring a Black family in Alabama

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Gorsuch and Kavanaugh join Supreme Court liberals ruling against Trump in New York tax returns case

10:54 a.m.
Neil Gorsuch.

Gorsuch joins Supreme Court liberals with a powerful decision upholding tribal land rights

10:35 a.m.
Papa Giovanni XXIII Hospital in Bergamo Italy

ICU ward in hard-hit northern Italy now free of coronavirus cases

9:40 a.m.
Unemployment applications are seen as City of Hialeah employees hand them out to people in front of the John F. Kennedy Library on April 08, 2020 in Hialeah, Florida

New unemployment claims decline but remain above 1 million again

9:37 a.m.
Coronavirus testing site.

Record spike lifts U.S. coronavirus cases over 3 million

8:04 a.m.
Park Won-Soon

'Massive' search underway for Seoul mayor reported missing

8:04 a.m.
Protester in front of Supreme Court

Trump gets 2nd extension on his financial disclosure filing because he was 'addressing the coronavirus crisis'

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School in Thailand

Johns Hopkins has launched a helpful new site to track school reopening plans

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Naya Rivera

Glee actress Naya Rivera feared dead after son found alone in rented boat

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Conan O'Brien and Lisa Kudrow

Lisa Kudrow says the Friends reunion is still 'on the books,' and Conan immediately plots to sabotage it

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Inside a Houston hospital

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President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Russian ambassador says U.S.-Russia relations are in 'a deplorable state'

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Trump, Betsy deVos, Mike Pence

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A Bed Bath & Beyond storefront in New York.

Bed Bath & Beyond to close 200 stores over next 2 years

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President Trump kisses Sen. Joni Ernst on the cheek.

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