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Factbox: U.S. states reverse course or pause coronavirus reopenings

(Reuters) - Texas, Florida and California are among U.S. states to reverse reopenings and reclose businesses such as bars to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Many other states have paused reopenings after seeing cases rise in the weeks after they lifted stay-at-home orders. TEXAS Governor Greg Abbott on Friday renewed restrictions after a rise…

Factbox: Worldwide reaction to Trump withdrawing WHO funding

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has instructed his administration to temporarily halt funding to the World Health Organization (WHO) over its handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Trump said the WHO “failed in its basic duty and it must be held accountable.” He said it promoted China’s “disinformation” about the virus that likely led to…

Factbox: U.S. hospitals differ on finest use of hydroxychloroquine for coronavirus

(Reuters) - Major hospitals in New York, Louisiana and other areas hit hardest by the coronavirus outbreak are routinely using hydroxychloroquine on patients hospitalized with COVID-19, though robust evidence on whether it works is weeks, if not months, away.Hydroxychloroquine is a treatment for malaria and autoimmune diseases in use since the 1950’s. The related drug…

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Most current satellites provide stargazers a brand-new sky view

ORLANDO, Fla., July 2 (UPI) -- The recent boon of satellite launches has given stargazers something new to look at in orbit. Whether they are delighted or annoyed depends on whom you ask. SpaceX's Starlink satellites show up in the night sky for short periods like a glowing chain of stars. They are especially visible…

Los Angeles Lakers star Dwight Howard wants to play in NBA reboot

July 2 (UPI) -- Los Angeles Lakers center Dwight Howard wants to play in the NBA season restart this month in Orlando, Fla., and the team said it won't replace the 16-year veteran despite some concern that he would opt out. Howard in May called basketball and entertainment "distractions" amid the Black Lives Matter social…

AEW Fyter Fest: Kenny Omega, Adam Page resist Finest Pals

July 2 (UPI) -- AEW World Tag Team Champions Kenny Omega and Hangman Adam Page defended their titles against Best Friends in the main event of Fyter Fest, night one. AEW has been promoting Fyter Fest as a pay-per-view-like event that aired in place of Dynamite on Wednesday at 8 p.m EDT. A second night…

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This Home Strength Period Exercise Will Make You Sweat

Kaylee LaMoine/Courtesy of David Freeman While the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has halted the cadence of everyday life for just about everyone, the world is now beginning to adjust. We're all handling the challenges of social distancing and self-isolation differently—but that doesn't mean that we have to go it completely alone in every sense.At Men's Health,…

Watch Strongmen Brian Shaw and Robert Oberst Set a New Bench Press ‘Record’ at World Fitness

Strongmen Brian Shaw and Robert Oberst recently trained together in an actual gym. A Planet Fitness to be exact, and the results were record-breaking and hilarious. The guys met up to break a bench press record at the famously weight-conscious gym (you've probably heard, or maybe even experienced, the infamous Lunk Alarm)."The discussion was, what…

The 20 Best, Funniest, Comedy Specials on Netflix Right Now

Laughing—hell, even just smiling—plays such an important part in your life that you might not realize it. Seriously. Sometimes we take it for granted because of how frequently we might be lucky enough to do it, but if we didn't find a few times a day, a few times a week to really engage and…