Cole Sprouse & More Stars Arrested During George Floyd Protests

As the protests across the country continue following George Floyd’s unjust death, some stars, like Cole Sprouse, have proved that they’re truly dedicated to the cause by getting arrested alongside their fellow demonstrators. Amid the hundreds of thousands of demonstrators who joined together after the May 25 death of George Floyd at the hands of […]

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Red Cross Warns of a ‘Staggering Drop’ in Blood Supply

WASHINGTON — As protests and violence erupt in cities, the United States faces a new threat: The country is running out of blood. Several months of social distancing and stay-at-home orders have resulted in fewer people donating blood, according to health care workers, with collection drives at offices, schools and churches canceled en masse. For […]

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A Spa’s Journey From Family Recipes to Whole Foods to ‘Survival Mode’

This article is part of Owning the Future, a series on how small businesses across the country are coping with the coronavirus pandemic. As a little girl, Yolanda Owens would soak in warm bathtubs filled with collard greens, garlic and onions to help soothe her skin. “I had eczema, and my grandmother would go out […]

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Adidas Voices Solidarity While Closing Its Stores

As protests over the death of George Floyd in police custody increased across the country last week, Adidas did what brands often do: It posted on Instagram, where the company’s account has nearly 26 million followers. “Together is how we move forward,” one of the company’s statements read, under the word “RACISM” crossed out. Some […]

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar urges Americans to unify during protests | SC with SVP

NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar joins Scott Van Pelt to discuss the recent protests in the country in the wake of George Floyd’s death. Abdul-Jabbar encourages people of all ages to get out and make a friend, because he thinks everyone shares the same belief that the U.S. is a great country, and also encourages people […]

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Thomas Rhett & Wife Lauren Speak Against Racism for Their Daughter | E! News

Amid nationwide unrest following the death of George Floyd, the country singer and his wife Lauren are speaking out against racism with their daughters in mind. Watch. Full Story: https://www.eonline.com/news/1157707/thomas-rhett-and-wife-lauren-speak-out-against-racism-for-their-black-daughter #ThomasRhett #ENews #CelebrityNews #LaurenAkins #GeorgeFloyd Subscribe: http://bit.ly/enewssub About E! News: The E! News team brings you the latest breaking entertainment, fashion and Pop Culture news. […]

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Protests force Target, CVS and Walmart to close some stores

U.S. retailers large and small have closed some of their stores across the country because of disruptions caused by the widespread street protests over the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Target, CVS, Apple and Walmart all said Sunday that they had temporarily closed some locations for safety reasons. In some places, their stores […]

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With Nation Afire, Trump Deflects by Designating Antifa a Terrorist Organization

President Trump is scrambling to place blame for the violence now sweeping the country as law enforcement clashes with protesters in major cities over the death of George Floyd at the hands of police. On Sunday, the president announced on Twitter that antifa, a loose coalition of anti-facist protesters, would be designated a “terrorist organization.” […]

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‘We’re sick of it’: Anger over police killings shatters US

Another night of unrest in every corner of the country left charred and shattered landscapes in dozens of American cities Sunday as years of festering frustrations over the mistreatment of African Americans at the hands of police boiled over in expressions of rage met with tear gas and rubber bullets. Cars and businesses were torched, […]

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Trump applauds SpaceX launch as ‘inspiration for our country’

President Trump on Saturday said the SpaceX launch was an “inspiration for our country,” just moments after its rocket sent astronauts into space from American soil for the first time since 2011. SpaceX launched NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken on their historic Demo-2 mission to the International Space Station (ISS). The launch is the first time […]

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How to Disinfect a Police Car in a Pandemic: Make It an Oven

Over the last two months, law-enforcement agencies around the country have increasingly found themselves transporting people infected with the coronavirus, and facing the challenge of how to quickly and effectively sanitize their vehicles. “We’ve been doing it by hand, wiping down the seats and interior with 70 percent alcohol and water,” said Robert Martinez, deputy […]

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Virus taking hold in rural, old plantation region of Alabama

Sparsely populated Lowndes County, deep in Alabama’s old plantation country, has the sad distinction of having both the state’s highest rate of COVID-19 cases and its worst unemployment rate. Initially spared as the disease ravaged cities, the county and other rural areas in the state are now facing a “perfect storm:” a lack of access […]

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Houses of worship fight back in court against state lockdown orders

Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Across the country, lawsuits have mounted as houses of worship fight back against restrictions limiting how many people can gather for services, as states try to protect residents from the coronavirus pandemic. A common theme is the argument that […]

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Keeping Clients Fit During the Pandemic by Going Virtual

This article is part of Owning the Future, a series on how small businesses across the country are coping with the coronavirus pandemic. The routine has been the same for six years. On Saturday mornings, Jason Atlas changes into a T-shirt, a pair of comfortable shorts and lightweight training shoes, then heads down to the […]

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What Role Should Employers Play in Testing Workers?

As the country reopens, employers are looking into how to safely bring back their workers. One recurring question: Should they be tested for the new coronavirus? Some businesses are moving ahead. In Indianapolis, the family-owned Shapiro’s Delicatessen tested about 25 employees in its parking lot this month. Amazon plans to spend as much as $1 […]

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Noah Schnacky Dishes On The Personal Inspiration For New Songs ‘Comeback’ & ‘Where’d You Go’

Noah Schnacky has just served up a 1-2 punch of pure country music goodness, and he tells us EXCLUSIVELY how a conversation with his father and a childhood dream led to these brand new songs. After the runaway success of “I’ll Be The One,” it seems Noah Schnacky knew it would take quite a song […]

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo Catches A Quick Catnap With Daughter Before Resuming Pandemic Fight

Overseeing one of the biggest COVID-19 battles in the country is exhausting. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and one of his daughters got in a bit of shuteye on a flight home before returning to the fray. “Headed back to the office after yesterday’s briefing. After 75 days, this is what sleep looks like…,” New […]

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World Health Organization official kicked out of Burundi ahead of country’s election

Burundi’s top World Health Organization (WHO) official has been kicked out of the country ahead of the May 20 presidential election, after voicing concerns about crowded political rallies. WHO representative Walter Kazadi Mulombo was sent a letter by Burundi’s foreign ministry Thursday, declaring him a “persona non grata.” He was ordered, along with three other WHO […]

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Former Laker D.J. Mbenga bolsters aid to Congo after sister’s COVID-19 death

D.J. Mbenga has long felt a sense of obligation to help his home country. During a recent conversation, the former Laker began talking about his Mbenga Foundation. It helps educate children in the Democratic Republic of Congo, builds clean water wells, and advocates for sexual assault victims. He shared the concerns, from orphanages he tries […]

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Public officials cite virus while limiting access to records

Many state and local governments across the country have suspended public records requirements amid the coronavirus pandemic, denying or delaying access to information that could shed light on key government decisions. Public officials have said employees either don’t have the time or ability to compile the requested documents or data because they are too busy […]

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G.O.P. Defiance of Pennsylvania’s Lockdown Has 2020 Implications

It was a stunning rebuke by a governor. As resistance to lockdown orders flares around the country, often with a partisan overtone, Gov. Tom Wolf of Pennsylvania, a Democrat, reached for a military metaphor to accuse Republican officials of desertion in the battle against the pandemic. “To those politicians who decide to cave in to […]

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