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Until now the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defined “close contact” with COVID-19 as spending 15 consecutive minutes within 6 feet of someone who is po...
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As this country has seen numerous times, traffic stops can often lead to scary interactions between law enforcement and citizens -- especially for minorities.
U.S. regulators have approved the first drug to treat COVID-19.
Duncan Socrates Lemp became a martyr for an anti-government movement after a police officer shot and killed the 21-year-old man during a pre-dawn raid on his family’s Mar...
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New York appellate judges have upheld a lower judge’s decision to dismiss state mortgage fraud charges against Paul Manafort on double jeopardy grounds.
The parents of a University of Utah track athlete who was killed by her ex-boyfriend on campus two years ago have reached a $13.5 million settlement with the university.
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For the second time in two months, a panel of federal judges has blocked President Donald Trump’s effort to exclude people in the U.S. illegally from being counted during...
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California’s amusement parks have been pining to reopen for months, hoping to bring back thousands of workers sent home in March when the coronavirus pandemic forced them...
U.S. Census Bureau officials say new technology and working around the clock should allow the statistical agency to crunch numbers from the 2020 census in half the time o...
U.S. Army officials have announced that the family of a Texas soldier slain at Fort Hood is entitled to benefits because her death happened while she was on duty.
U.S. health officials are redefining what it means to have close contact with someone with COVID-19.
Hospitals around the United States are starting to buckle from a resurgence of COVID-19 cases, with several states setting records for the number of people hospitalized a...
Environmental groups have asked a federal court to toss out the Trump administration's assessment of how oil and gas activity could affect endangered species in the Gulf ...
The global hunt for a COVID-19 vaccine for kids is only just beginning — a lagging start that has some U.S. pediatricians worried they may not know if any shots work for ...
Scientists say the armor of a seemingly indestructible beetle offers clues for designing stronger planes and buildings.
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A judge has cleared the way for a grand juror to speak about proceedings in the case against the police officers who shot Breonna Taylor.
A NASA spacecraft is descending to the surface of an asteroid to collect a handful of the rubble for return to Earth.
A new report from the CDC finds the U.S. has reported nearly 300,000 more deaths in 2020 than the typical number during the same period in previous years.
A judge has approved the immediate release of transcripts of interviews lawyers conducted with the ex-girlfriend of the late convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.
A judge says most crosswalks in New York City violate laws protecting people with disabilities by failing to properly protect blind pedestrians.
Career and technical education is viewed as a gateway to good jobs.
Available information suggests U.S. drug overdose deaths are on track to reach an all-time high this year.
A fairy tree village with a mailbox welcoming correspondence appeared in July outside a Norfolk, Virginia, home.
The current extension of the border crossing restrictions was set to expire Oct. 21, 2020. That has been extended until at least Nov. 21, Canada’s Minister of Public Safe...
A new poll finds Americans' trust in the people and institutions giving them information about the coronavirus has fallen across the board.
The Department of Justice is using aggressive tactics against those it has charged in the civil unrest over racism.
There are several treatment options for COVID-19, and which one is best depends on how sick someone is.
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