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FILE - In this March 6, 2020, file photo, the headquarters for Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. About 2.5 million more working-age Americans were uninsured last year, even before the coronavirus pandemic struck. That's according to a study issued Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  (AP Photo/ Ron Harris, File)
Even before pandemic struck, more US adults were uninsuredAbout 2.5 million more working-age Americans were uninsured last year, even before the coronavirus pandemic struck
The Associated Press1 hour ago
NYC Is Going to Fine People Not Wearing MasksNew York City is tightening some restrictions amid a rise in coronavirus cases—but it is also proceeding with reopening plans. Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday that the city's coronavirus test positivity rate had risen to 3.25%, lower than in many parts of the US but the highest...
Newser7 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2020, file photo, students keep social distance as they walk to their classroom in Highwood, Ill. The coronavirus is infecting a rising number of American children and teens in a trend authorities say appears driven by school reopenings and the resumption of sports, playdates and other activities. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
COVID-19 cases rising among US children as schools reopenAfter preying heavily on the elderly in the spring, the coronavirus is infecting a rising number of American children and teens in a trend authorities say appears driven by school reopenings and the resumption of sports, playdates and other activities
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Tevita Uhatafe takes a step as he talks about his job and family, Monday, Sept. 28, 2020, in Grapevine, Texas. Uhatafe was working 60 hours a week before the pandemic struck, hauling baggage and maintaining airplanes as a fleet service clerk for American Airlines at DFW Airport. With the federal funds that helped support the airline industry through the pandemic scheduled to run out, tens of thousands of airline workers like Uhatafe are facing furloughs or layoffs. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
Unfriendly skies: Airline workers brace for mass layoffsAbout 40,000 workers in the airline industry are facing layoffs on Thursday unless Congress comes up with another aid package
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Swedes indict surgeon for stem-cell windpipe transplantsA Swedish prosecutor has indicted on charges of aggravated assault a surgeon believed to be the one who made headlines in 2011 for the world’s carrying out the first synthetic trachea transplants, saying three people had the implants at Sweden’s leading hospital
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Report: Birx, Others Pressured CDC on Sending Kids to SchoolTop White House officials, including the coordinator of the coronavirus task force, pressured leaders at the CDC to downplay the risks of sending children back to school in the midst of a pandemic, the New York Times is reporting. The report cites current and former government officials, including a former...
Newser14 hours ago
A woman wearing a mask to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 looks out of the Mein Schiff 6 cruise ship as it is docked at Piraeus port, near Athens on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020. Greek authorities say 12 crew members on a Maltese-flagged cruise ship carrying more than 1,500 people on a Greek islands tour have tested positive for coronavirus and have been isolated on board. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
Greece: Cruise ship cleared to go after COVID scare Health inspectors in Greece say an emergency docking order for a cruise ship near Athens can now be lifted after crew members suspected of having been infected with COVID-19 tested negative
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Empty seats at center court Philippe Chatrier are lit by the sun as Spain's Rafael Nadal, right, and Egor Gerasimov of Belarus are seen on a screen during their break in the first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Monday, Sept. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Clipped wings: Virus turns tennis pros' flights into ordealsContinuing to globe-trot and stay healthy in the era of COVID-19 has become a real headache for tennis pros
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Dutch competition watchdog fines 4 tobacco companiesThe Dutch consumer watchdog has fined four major tobacco companies a total of more than 82 million euros ($96 million) for distorting competition by indirectly exchanging pricing information for cigarettes and tobacco
The Associated Press16 hours ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, centre, Markus Soder, Prime Minister of Bavaria and CSU Chairman, left and Peter Tschentscher, the First Mayor of Hamburg, take part in a press conference, in Berlin, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020. Chancellor Angela Merkel and the governors of Germany’s 16 states conferred on how to prevent the country’s coronavirus infection figures from accelerating to the levels being seen in other European countries. (Kay Nietfeld/dpa via AP)
As cases rise, Germany plans new virus restrictions, finesChancellor Angela Merkel and the governors of Germany’s 16 states have agreed on plans meant to keep the country’s coronavirus infection figures from accelerating to the levels being seen in other European countries, while keeping schools and businesses open if possible
The Associated Press18 hours ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2015 file photo, homeless children eat as others wait in line for their turn outside the main railway station in Bucharest, Romania. The European Union's external auditor said Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020 that child poverty has reached worrying levels across the world's largest economy, and has become an unacceptable situation likely to worsen during the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda, File)
Child poverty likely to increase in EU amid virus pandemicThe European Union’s external auditor says child poverty has reached worrying levels across the world’s largest trading bloc and is likely to get worse during the coronavirus pandemic
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Dutch physics student David Hintzen looks at his laptop in his room in a shared house in Leiden, Netherlands on Friday, Sept. 25, 2020. The coronavirus pandemic is hitting students hard in Leiden, the Netherlands' oldest university city. With the virus casting a long shadow over education here and around the world, most lectures are online and the vibrant social life has been reined in to slow the spread of the pandemic. (AP Photo/Mike Corder)
Dutch students work hard to keep virus out of shared houses The pandemic is hitting students hard in Leiden, the Netherlands' oldest university city
The Associated Press22 hours ago
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