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Health Jul 12As U.S. grapples with virus, Florida hits record case increase
With the United States grappling with the worst coronavirus outbreak in the world, Florida hit a grim milestone Sunday, shattering the national record for a state’s largest single-day increase in positive cases.
Nation Jul 04Across Sun Belt, hopes for economy give way to renewed fears
For residents across America's Sun Belt — business owners and workers, consumers and home buyers — the past three months have delivered about the scariest ride in memory. With confirmed viral cases surging through the region, it's far from clear…
World Jun 30Europe restricts visitors from the U.S. amid virus resurgence
The European Continent on Tuesday reopened to visitors from 14 countries, but not the U.S., where some of the states that pushed hardest and earliest to reopen their economies are now in retreat because of an alarming surge in confirmed…
Nation Jun 30States issue new shutdowns, require masks amid coronavirus resurgence
Arizona’s Republican governor shut down bars, movie theaters, gyms and water parks Monday and leaders in several states ordered residents to wear masks in public in a dramatic course reversal amid an alarming resurgence of coronavirus cases nationwide. Among…
Economy Jun 29Arizona governor orders bars, gyms, clubs, pools to close
In an effort to stop a massive surge in new coronavirus cases, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey ordered bars, nightclubs, gyms, movie theaters and water parks around the state to be closed for at least 30 days.
Health Jun 23WATCH: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis gives coronavirus update
In Orlando, 152 coronavirus cases were linked to one bar near the University of Central Florida campus, said Dr. Raul Pino, a state health officer in the tourism city.
Health Jun 16Americans are the unhappiest they’ve been in 50 years, poll says
The survey finds that just 14% of American adults say they’re very happy, down from 31% who said the same in 2018. The survey draws on nearly a half-century of research from the General Social Survey, which has collected data…
Science Apr 07Wildlife group says gulf oil spill still affecting wildlife
A decade after the nation's worst offshore oil spill, a wildlife advocacy organization says dolphins, turtles and other wildlife in the Gulf of Mexico are still seriously at risk.
Nation Mar 30Florida pastor arrested for violating rules amid virus outbreak
Florida officials have arrested the pastor of a megachurch after detectives say he held two Sunday services with hundreds of people and violated a safer-at-home order in place to limit the spread of the coronavirus.
Health Mar 25WATCH: Florida governor gives coronavirus updates
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis offers updates on hs state's response to the COVID-19 outbreak.