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Tennessee Titans and Minnesota Vikings close facilities after positive COVID-19 tests

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The Tennessee Titans suspended in-person activities on Tuesday after three players and five personnel members tested positive for coronavirus, marking the NFL’s first outbreak of the season, the league said in a statement Tuesday. Both the Titans and the......
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NYC to fine people who refuse to wear masks as COVID-19 positive rate tops 3% for first time in months

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday that anyone who is not wearing a face mask will be offered one, and that anyone who refuses to comply will be fined – as the positive coronavirus test rate in......
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Coronavirus has killed more than 1 million people worldwide

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Since outbreaks began at the end of 2019, the coronavirus has ripped through country after country, sickening more than 33 million people worldwide and killing over 1 million, according to data collected by Johns Hopkins University. The staggering death......
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CDC recommends virtual Thanksgiving to lessen risk of COVID-19 spreading

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Thanksgiving is less than two months away and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has put out guidance on how to stay safe this holiday during the coronavirus pandemic. In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the......
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Watch live: Trump gives update on coronavirus testing after bombshell report on taxes

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — President Trump is set to deliver remarks Monday on the nation’s coronavirus testing strategy, one day after a bombshell report from the New York Times provided an in-depth look at the president’s finances and revealed that he......
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Military suicides have increased by as much as 20% during the coronavirus pandemic

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Military suicides have increased by as much as 20% this year compared to the same period in 2019, and some incidents of violent behavior have spiked as service members struggle under COVID-19, war-zone deployments, national disasters and civil unrest.......
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China’s Xi, Russia’s Putin push back at Trump during virtual gathering of the U.N. General Assembly

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here United Nations — Laying down the diplomatic gauntlet, President Trump referred to the “fierce battle against the invisible enemy — the China virus” in a full throttle attack on China, as he spoke by video to the U.N. General......
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When will a coronavirus vaccine really be ready?

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here As much of America enters its seventh month of quarantine measures, more than 200,000 people have died from the coronavirus, and the mental and financial health of the country is wearing thin. Hopes of returning to normalcy are now......
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Barr compares coronavirus stay-at-home orders to slavery, dismisses Black Lives Matter

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — Attorney General William Barr compared stay-at-home orders issued by governors to mitigate the spread of coronavirus to slavery, and dismissed the Black Lives Matter movement as exploiting the deaths of Black people at the hands of police......
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Barr compares coronavirus stay-at-home orders to slavery, dismisses Black Lives Matter

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — Attorney General William Barr compared stay-at-home orders issued by governors to mitigate the spread of coronavirus to slavery, and dismissed the Black Lives Matter movement as exploiting the deaths of Black people at the hands of police......
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Trump says CDC director “made a mistake” when he said vaccine won’t be widely available until at least summer 2021

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here President Trump repeatedly contradicted congressional testimony from Centers for Disease Control Director Robert Redfield Wednesday, casting doubt on the expert’s timing for a vaccine and on the effectiveness of masks.  In a White House press conference with reporters, Mr.......
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Big Ten college football will happen this year after all

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Powerhouse college football programs such as at the University of Michigan and Ohio State University will resume this season after their governing body, the Big Ten Council of Presidents and Chancellors, reversed course Wednesday.  The Big Ten Conference said......
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Trump administration rolls out plan to distribute free COVID-19 vaccine once approved

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The Trump administration on Wednesday unveiled its plans for distributing doses of coronavirus vaccine once the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approves their use, with the goal of having enough to begin to return to “regular life” by the......
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Bill Gates questions FDA’s credibility on COVID-19 vaccine

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Bill Gates is alarmed by what he views as the Trump administration’s bungled response to the coronavirus, and fears that politics will erode public confidence in the eventual vaccine.  The billionaire philanthropist and his wife aired their concerns with......
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Scientific American backs Joe Biden for president, its first endorsement in 175-year history

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Scientific American is backing Joe Biden for president, the first endorsement in the magazine’s 175-year history. The editors backed Biden in the magazine’s October policy and ethics section while calling President Trump’s response to the coronavirus pandemic “dishonest and......
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“Certified young person” Paul Rudd, 51, tells millennials to wear masks in PSA video

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Paul Rudd is starring in a public service announcement, telling millennials to wear masks to prevent the spread of coronavirus. In a video released Monday, the 51-year-old actor introduced himself as a “certified young person” and talked about COVID-19......
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Oxford’s COVID vaccine trial “back up and running” after brief pause for safety check

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here London — Oxford University announced over the weekend that it was resuming a trial for a coronavirus vaccine it is developing with pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca. The move came less than a week after the study was suspended following a reported......
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Montana libraries help citizens fill out census forms as state hopes for another Congress seat

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The Census has been slowed by the pandemic — meaning some states are still way behind and have gone to court to seek an extension past September 30. Hundreds of millions in federal aid and seats in Congress are......
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College students admitted to police they had COVID-19. They threw a house party anyway.

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here More than 1,100 students at Miami University in Ohio have tested positive for coronavirus since mid-August. But even after testing positive, a group of students was caught on camera hosting a large house party over Labor Day weekend, breaking......

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