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Health Jun 29Tracking coronavirus cases proves difficult amid new surge
Contact tracing tracks people who test positive and anyone they've come in contact with. It was challenging even when stay-at-home orders were in place, but it's exponentially more difficult now.
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.
Nation May 21PHOTOS: Dam failure floods Michigan city, displacing thousands amid pandemic
Floodwaters surging through Central Michigan on Wednesday were also mixing with containment ponds at a Dow Chemical Co. plant and could displace sediment from a downstream Superfund site.
Nation Apr 22Earth Day turns 50, and the green movement faces fresh challenges
Black, brown and poor communities suffer disproportionately from ongoing contamination. Deforestation, habitat loss and overfishing have wreaked havoc on global biodiversity. And the existential threat of climate change looms larger than anything that came before.
Nation Mar 04San Antonio official says CDC planned to drop cruise passengers at mall
A San Antonio official says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention planned to drop off some cruise ship passengers at a mall after their release from a two-week quarantine. City spokeswoman Laura Mayes says that was one reason the…
Science Feb 04As forests burn around the world, drinking water is at risk
Australia's wildfires have illuminated a growing global concern over water quality. That's because forests, grasslands and other natural areas that supply drinking water to millions of people are increasingly vulnerable to fire in a hotter, drier world.