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Pandemic thriller, once rejected by publishers for being unrealistic, now getting wide release

2 hours 41 min ago
What happens when a once-rejected dystopian novel turns into reality? Ask Scottish author Peter May.
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Scotland may show a way forward for trans rights in UK

3 hours 42 min ago
Edinburgh native James Morton was 24 years old when his employers realized he was trans after he applied for a pension scheme requiring him to provide a birth certificate. He told CNN that a data protection error outed him to colleagues, who began asking Morton about his private parts and "made offensive jokes at my expense," he said.
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Coronavirus means that no one's talking about Brexit any more

3 hours 43 min ago
The UK performed a significant U-turn in its handling of the coronavirus pandemic this week. After days of savage criticism in the press over its laggardly testing strategy, Britain's top health minister made a bold new pledge.
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As northern Italy is ravaged by coronavirus, there's trouble brewing down south

3 hours 44 min ago
Four weeks into a nationwide lockdown, very few Italians are still singing from their balconies or banging pots and pans in solidarity. Instead, flags were lowered to half-staff this week for the nearly 15,000 coronavirus victims including doctors, nurses and health care professionals who have perished since February 23.
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Woman played her husband their wedding song on FaceTime as he died from coronavirus

5 hours 5 min ago
Maura Lewinger says her husband, Joe, wrote her love letters every morning and left them in her lunch box.
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Virus deaths pass 59,000 globally

5 hours 47 min ago
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Doctors say India must prepare for an 'onslaught'

7 hours 1 min ago
One of Asia's biggest slums has confirmed its first coronavirus death as top Indian doctors warn that the country must prepare to face an "onslaught" of cases that could cripple the health system to levels far beyond what Europe and the United States are experiencing.
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In 1918 flu pandemic, not wearing a mask was illegal in some parts of US. What changed?

7 hours 33 min ago
When the novel coronavirus pandemic hit Asia, people across the region were quick to wear masks, with some places like Taiwan and the Philippines even making them mandatory in certain scenarios.
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People living in vans and RVs are getting squeezed during pandemic

7 hours 41 min ago
A family with two young kids, a young woman who'd escaped a tiny expensive flat in Barcelona, and a group of young friends who adored traveling. After weeks of bouncing around, this group of nomads had finally managed to find a place to live.
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Fears a coronavirus crisis looms in Tokyo

7 hours 44 min ago
Each day seems to bring more bad news for Tokyo.
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What California is doing right

8 hours 33 min ago
The Grand Princess cruise ship floated for days off the coast of San Francisco in early March like an omen to a coming disaster.
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CNN reporter presses Trump: Who dropped the ball?

9 hours 6 min ago
CNN's Jim Acosta asks President Donald Trump who in his administration dropped the ball on preparing for a possible pandemic, citing the lack of masks and other medical equipment.
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This long-lost voice is getting me through the crisis.

9 hours 17 min ago
Not so long ago, I believed social media was my nemesis.
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Trump recommends Americans wear masks, but adds: 'I don't think I'm going to be doing it'

9 hours 27 min ago
After weeks of insisting Americans should not wear face masks to prevent the spread of coronavirus -- and even suggesting their use could increase the chance of infection -- administration officials this week have engaged in a heated internal debate over reversing course, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Two members of Kennedy family missing after canoeing in Maryland

11 hours 45 min ago
Two members of the Kennedy family, Maeve Kennedy McKean and her 8-year-old son, Gideon, have been reported missing in the Chesapeake Bay near Annapolis, Maryland, since Thursday.
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Bus driver posted angry video about coughing passenger. He died days later.

13 hours 24 min ago
A bus driver in Detroit shared a video expressing his frustration with a passenger who was not taking proper precautions to prevent the spread of any illnesses. Days later, that bus driver, Jason Hargrove, died.
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Bodies are being left in the streets in an overwhelmed Ecuadorian city

14 hours 1 min ago
The streets of Ecuador's western city of Guayaquil are deserted, with few residents in sight -- and a few dead, as bodies are being left in the streets of this overwhelmed place.
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CNN's Brooke Baldwin tests positive for coronavirus

14 hours 10 min ago
CNN Newsroom anchor Brooke Baldwin has tested positive for coronavirus.
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