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Eldis Sula
July 07, 2020 - 11:00 am
Dr. Anthony Fauci has become one of the country’s most trusted authorities on coronavirus. But how does he handle COVID-19 in his day-to-day life? These are a few measures the health expert takes regularly to keep safe against the virus.
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Evan Longoria #10 of the San Francisco Giants plays catch during summer workouts at Oracle Park on July 03, 2020 in San Francisco, California.
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KCBS Radio Midday News
July 07, 2020 - 10:57 am
As some front office executives question baseball’s ability to come back safely and complete a virus-shortened season, the nation’s leading expert on infectious diseases thinks playing successfully "could be done," given the correct protocols and procedures.
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FILE - This file image made from May 25, 2020 video provided by Christian Cooper, shows Amy Cooper with her dog talking to Christian Cooper in Central Park in New York. Amy Cooper, walking her dog who called the police during a videotaped dispute with Christian Cooper, a Black man, was charged Monday, July 6, 2020, with filing a false report. (Christian Cooper via AP, File)
AP News
July 06, 2020 - 7:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A white woman who called the police during a videotaped dispute with a Black man over her walking her dog without a leash in Central Park was charged Monday with filing a false police report. In May, Amy Cooper drew widespread condemnation and was fired from her job after...
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President Donald Trump arrives at the White House, Sunday, July 5, 2020, in Washington after visiting Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Va. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
AP News
July 06, 2020 - 9:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — After a weekend spent stoking division, President Donald Trump on Monday blasted NASCAR for banning the Confederate flag and wrongly accused the sport's only Black driver, Bubba Wallace, of perpetrating “a hoax” involving a rope shaped like a noose in his garage. Exploiting racial...
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Tokyo's newly reelected Gov. Yuriko Koike, right, meets Tokyo 2020 President Yoshiro Mori at Tokyo Metropolitan Government headquarters in Tokyo Monday, July 6, 2020. Koike assured Mori that she plans to continue working with him on achieving the games, and agreed to his proposal to set up a meeting among officials from the government, Tokyo and Olympic organizers to discuss COVID-19 countermeasures. (Kyodo News via AP)
AP News
July 06, 2020 - 6:46 am
TOKYO (AP) — As the president of the Tokyo Olympics, Yoshiro Mori knows that experts will have to come up with defenses against COVID-19 for the the postponed games to open a year from now. These might include quarantines for athletes, few fans at the venues, and many other ideas being floated by...
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A Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol honor guard folds the retired Mississippi state flag after it was raised over the Capitol grounds one final time in Jackson, Miss., on July 1, 2020. Vestiges of the Civil War and Jim Crow segregation are coming down across the Old Confederacy as part of a national reckoning on race and white supremacy. A diversifying Democratic Party hopes the changes in symbols are part of a more fundamental shift in a region that dominated by Republicans for a generation – and white conservative Democrats a century before that. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
AP News
July 05, 2020 - 11:52 am
ATLANTA (AP) — From Mississippi retiring its state flag to local governments removing Confederate statues from public spaces, a bipartisan push across the South is chipping away at reminders of the Civil War and Jim Crow segregation. Now, during a national reckoning on racism, Democratic Party...
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President Donald Trump speaks at Mount Rushmore National Monument Friday, July 3, 2020, in Keystone, S.D. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
AP News
July 03, 2020 - 9:28 pm
MOUNT RUSHMORE NATIONAL MEMORIAL, S.D. (AP) — At the foot of Mount Rushmore on the eve of Independence Day, President Donald Trump made a direct appeal to disaffected white voters four months before Election Day, accusing protesters who have pushed for racial justice of engaging in a “merciless...
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The State of California
Doug Sovern
July 03, 2020 - 8:56 pm
As the nation continues to grapple with the coronavirus pandemic and the fight for racial justice and police reform after the killing of George Floyd, a veteran Bay Area member of Congress is coming to the fore Congresswoman Barbara Lee of Oakland is not only leading the way on civil rights, now...
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The U.S. Supreme Court is seen Tuesday, June 30, 2020 in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
AP News
July 02, 2020 - 8:26 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court in a 5-4 decision Thursday blocked a lower court ruling allowing curbside voting in Alabama and waiving some absentee ballot requirements during the COVID-19 pandemic. Conservative justices granted Alabama’s request to stay a federal judge’s order that...
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Rosa Alba Santoyo speaks on the phone and is embraced by a woman giving her condolences the day after she lost three of her adult children in an attack on the drug rehabilitation center where they were being treated, at her home in Irapuato, Mexico, Thursday, July 2, 2020. Gunmen burst into the drug rehabilitation center and opened fire Wednesday, killing 24 people and wounding seven, authorities said. After the loss of her three children, only two of Santoyo's seven children remain living. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
AP News
July 02, 2020 - 1:11 pm
IRAPUATO, Mexico (AP) — The killing of 26 people in an unregistered drug rehabilitation center in central Mexico is the deadliest such attack in a decade and has led to calls for change in a prosperous state that has become a cartel battleground. Authorities in the city of Irapuato in Guanajuato...
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