N.Y. Gov. Cuomo presses Trump to spend big on infrastructure to ‘supercharge’ coronavirus recovery
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N.Y. Gov. Cuomo presses Trump to spend big on infrastructure to ‘supercharge’ coronavirus recovery

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A toddler trying to wake up dead mother shocks Indians
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A toddler trying to wake up dead mother shocks Indians

A viral video clip shared on social media showing a toddler trying to wake his dead mother lying on a railway platform in the eastern city of Muzaffarpur has shocked Indians. According to local media reports, the family of Arbina Khatoon said she died of hunger and dehydration, highlighting the suffering migrant workers have endured due to the…

EU countries ban anti-malaria drug for coronavirus: Live updates
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EU countries ban anti-malaria drug for coronavirus: Live updates

European governments have moved to halt the use of anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19 patients, and a second global trial was suspended, further blows to hopes for a treatment promoted by US President Donald Trump. Brazil’s death toll from COVID-19 surpassed 25,000 people on Wednesday, the Health Ministry said. Deaths from the disease caused…

US coronavirus deaths hit 100,000; Lockdowns eased: Live updates
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US coronavirus deaths hit 100,000; Lockdowns eased: Live updates

The United States death toll from the coronavirus has surpassed 100,000, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University. The country now has more than 1.69 million confirmed cases.  Brazil’s death toll from COVID-19 surpassed 25,000 people on Wednesday, the Health Ministry said. Deaths from the disease caused by the coronavirus over the last 24…

Two Indiana billboards suggest people think twice about going to Michigan during the pandemic
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Two Indiana billboards suggest people think twice about going to Michigan during the pandemic

Two billboards near the Indiana border suggest travelers may want to think twice before visiting Michigan while the state’s coronavirus policies are in place.

Fact-checking Trump’s recent mail-in voting claims
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Fact-checking Trump’s recent mail-in voting claims

Washington (CNN)As the coronavirus pandemic has brought much of normal life to a halt, more and more states are considering mail-in ballots. Though a majority of Americans support them as a socially …

Coronavirus government response updates: Good news eludes Trump in Florida after launch scrubbed
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Coronavirus government response updates: Good news eludes Trump in Florida after launch scrubbed

As the U.S. death toll from COVID-19 nears 100,000, President Donald Trump on Wednesday traveled to the battleground state of Florida to witness the first takeoff of American astronauts from U.S. soil in nine years — before the launch was scrubbed due to bad weather. Trump began his day on Twitter, claiming Democrats and the…

Trump dismisses his own government’s mask guidance at news conference
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Trump dismisses his own government’s mask guidance at news conference

President Donald Trump’s impromptu news conference late on Tuesday afternoon began with him musing about taking insulin just for fun and ended with him explaining his opposition to mail-in voting by characterizing voting as “an honor” (it’s actually a right). The stuff he said in between wasn’t any less wacky. The event, which came on…

Putin: Russia passed the peak of coronavirus infection
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Putin: Russia passed the peak of coronavirus infection

Published on 26 May 2020President Vladimir Putin announced that Russia’s nationwide lockdown was being eased from 12 May, and that businesses could go back to work to stop unemployment rising further. He also said it was up to individual regions to decide the best policy. But Russia’s daily infection rate remains high, compared with the…

US coronavirus update: Latest news on cases, deaths and reopenings
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US coronavirus update: Latest news on cases, deaths and reopenings

Marriott International said today that the coronavirus is “having a more severe and sustained financial impact on Marriotts business than 9/11 and the 2008 financial crisis, combined.” The world’s l…