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Coronavirus updates: State shatters 1-day record for brand-new cases

The novel coronavirus pandemic has now killed more than 566,000 people worldwide. Over 12.7 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. The actual numbers are believed to be…

Coronavirus news and updates: How to stay safe and healthy; New York thinks about quarantining Florida visitors; schools in Texas will reopen

CLOSE How does coronavirus enter the body, and why does it become fatal for some compared to just a cough or fever for others? USA TODAYGet ready to keep your mask on, at least in California. The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has led California to become the latest state to require everyone, with a few exceptions, wear…

Sapphire updates Pulse line-up with smaller RX 5600 XT

Sapphire has launched a new variant of its Radeon RX 5600 XT Pulse in the form of the RX 5600 XT Pulse BE. It's a smaller version than the original card and its price should reflect that too.The Sapphire Radeon RX 5600 XT Pulse BE is 23.05 cm long and 12.25 cm tall compared to…

Coronavirus updates: Atlanta mayor says she has tested positive

A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 535,000 people worldwide. Over 11.5 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. The actual numbers are believed…

Chinese Firm Updates Records To Remove Hunter Biden From Its Board, But He Still Owns 10%Of The Business

The Chinese private equity firm BHR Partners updated its business records on April 20 to remove Hunter Biden as a member of its board of directors, but he continues to hold a 10% ownership stake in the company through his LLC, Chinese business records show. Hunter Biden’s departure from BHR’s board was submitted to China’s…

Coronavirus updates: 4-month-old child hospitalized for COVID-19

A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 516,000 people worldwide. Over 10.7 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. The actual numbers are believed…

Coronavirus updates: United States reports almost 44,800 new cases in a single day

A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 511,000 people worldwide. Over 10.4 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. The actual numbers are believed…

Coronavirus updates: Arizona rolls back resuming of bars, theaters

A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 502,000 people worldwide. Over 10.1 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. The actual numbers are believed…

Coronavirus updates: 7 states hit record high for new cases of COVID-19

A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 500,000 people worldwide. Over 10 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. The actual numbers are believed…

More than 500,000 dead from coronavirus: Live updates

Hello and welcome to Al Jazeera's continuing coverage of the coronavirus pandemic. I'm Kate Mayberry reporting from Kuala Lumpur.  Global coronavirus cases now exceed 10 million and more than half a million people have died from the respiratory disease, according to Johns Hopkins University. The United States accounts for about a quarter of all deaths.…

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Where the coronavirus pandemic is hitting hardest

Coronavirus cases are quickly spreading in Arizona, a handful of southern and western states and, ominously, Oklahoma — the planned site of President Trump's controversial rally this weekend.Why it matters: Once community spread takes off, cases can begin to increase exponentially.The big picture: “We’re at a point where there are warning signs going off, and…

The budget strain of the George Floyd protests

Cities and states have spent millions of dollars on police overtime over the past few weeks during the Black Lives Matter protests.Why it matters: Government budgets already were under severe strain from coronavirus shutdowns, due to steep tax revenue declines, and these extra expenses could make it even more difficult to meet obligations. By the…

“No advantage”: The WHO halts hydroxychloroquine trials on coronavirus clients

The World Health Organization has announced that it has stopped trials examining the potential of hydroxychloroquine as a treatment for the novel coronavirus after its multi-country trials showed "no benefit."The big picture: The WHO paused last month tests of the anti-malarial drug after a review published in The Lancet stated potentially fatal health problems. It…

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Watch Dr. Pimple Popper Remove Three ‘Raw Popcorn Chicken’ Lipomas

In a new Instagram video, Dr. Pimple Popper pops three little lipomas out of a patient's body.The lipomas look similar to pieces of raw popcorn chicken or, as one fan says, little brains.A lipoma is a fatty noncancerous growth that grows between the skin and muscle.These pops give a whole new meaning to "popcorn chicken."…

40 Celebrities You Probably Didn’t Know Attended Ivy League Colleges

Getty Images/Men's Health Celebrities might be known for the paths they took in Hollywood, whether it be music or film. But many actually attended school before making their big break, and some took it upon themselves to receive the best education (if you believe that) the country has to offer—the Ivy League colleges, ranging from…

Rey Rivera’s Cryptic Unsolved Mysteries Note Could Be the Key to His Mysterious Case

The first episode of Netflix's Unsolved Mysteries chronicles the disappearance and death of Rey Rivera.Rivera's death was initially reported as a suicide, but the ruling has been questioned by friends and family.Rivera left behind a cryptic note that the FBI ruled was not a suicide note.Netflix's Unsolved Mysteries opens with the case of Rey Rivera,…