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D.C. Mayor Asks Trump To Remove Military Presence

(CNN) - Washington's mayor is asking president trump to stand down on the military presence in the district. D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser wrote an extensive letter to trump, requesting federal law enforcement be withdrawn from the district. Mayor Bowser…

Study: Handgun Ownership Increases Suicide Risk

(CNN) - A new study suggests owning a handgun increases your risk of suicide by firearm. The New England Journal of Medicine published the report on Wednesday. Stanford University researchers looked at more than 26 million men and women…

Study Of Hydroxycholorquine In COVID Patients Retracted

(CNN) - A large study on the use of hydroxychloroquine is being retracted by its authors. The study was published in the medical journal The Lancet last month. It showed COVID-19 patients treated with the anti-malaria drug championed by…

Madeleine McCann Suspect Has Been Named

(CNN) - Authorities have a new suspect in the 2007 disappearance of Madeleine McCann. A 43-year-old German man identified only as "Christian B" had been named as a suspect. He is currently in prison in Germany for an unrelated…

Another 1.8 Million File Unemployment Claims

(CNN) - Another 1.9 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week. That's according to the Department of Labor. Data shows more than 42 million people in the United States have filed unemployment benefits since the pandemic brought the…

Report: Rise In Child Drownings In US

(CNN) - The Consumer Product Safety Commission is worried that with more children home for the summer, there could be more drownings. Drownings in children were on the increase between 2015 and 2017, the most recent data shows. Drowning…

CDC: ER Visits For Non-Covid Emergencies Down 42%

(CNN) - Emergency room visits have dropped 42% during the pandemic according to the CDC. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warn that some people may be putting off getting emergency care because of coronavirus. The CDC is…

FDA Approves New NASA, Fitbit Ventilator

(CNN) - The FDA has approved designs from NASA and Fitbit for ventilators made to help COVID-19 patients. For NASA  it's the second design added to the list of FDA authorized ventilators. The NASA vital uses an internal compressor…

U.S. Surgeon Gen: New COVID Clusters After Protests

(CNN) - U.S. Surgeon General Doctor Jerome Adams says to expect new coronavirus outbreaks as crowds gather to protest the death of George Floyd. Demonstrations in cities and towns across the nation have brought thousands of people together in…

Air Travel Bouncing Back Some

(CNN) - Air travel started bouncing back in May, although it's still nowhere near pre-pandemic levels. The number of people going through airport security checkpoints nearly doubled over the course of the month. The Transportation Security Administration says it…

IRS Watchdog: High-Income Filers Skipping Taxes

(CNN) - A government watchdog says the IRS failed to go after hundreds of thousands of high-income individuals who didn't pay their taxes. That's according to Bloomberg news, citing a report by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration.…

Floyd Mayweather To Pay For Floyd's Funeral

(CNN) - Floyd Mayweather is honoring the memory of George Floyd. The boxing champ tells ESPN that he's covering funeral costs for the unarmed man who died eight-days ago while in police custody. The death has sparked numerous protests…

FDA Allows More Companies To Make Hand Sanitizer

(CNN) - The Food and Drug Administration plans to allow more companies to make hand sanitizer. The FDA says it will expand the kinds of companies allowed to make the product. That's because the demand for sanitizer is outpacing…

West Point Cadets Test Positive After Returning

(CNN) - 15 West Point cadets from the U.S. military academy class of 2020 have now tested positive for COVID-19. Cadets had been away from campus since early march because of the pandemic. But in April, president Donald Trump…

Drugmaker Gilead Says 5-Day Course Of Remdesivir Helps

(CNN) - Drugmaker Gilead sciences says a study shows the antiviral drug Remdesivir can help patients with moderate COVID-19 pneumonia recover. A study of 600 patients found those given a five-day course of the drug were 65% more likely…

First Day Of Atlantic Hurricane Season

(CNN) - Yet another threat for the U.S. this year. The 2020 hurricane season started Monday and the NOAA and other organizations predict it's going to be an above average year. States along the Atlantic Coast, including Florida, now…

Protests: US CBP Deploying Across Nation

(CNN) - More help is coming to cities across the country as Americans continue to protest racial injustice. U.S. Customs and Border Protection is sending officers, agents, and aviation assets to partner with local, state, and federal agencies on…

Trump To Designate ANTIFA As Terror Organization

(CNN) - President Trump is designating 'ANTIFA' as a terrorist organization. Trump made the announcement on Sunday. ANTIFA is short for anti-fascists and describes a broad militant movement whose political beliefs lean toward the left but do not conform…

Spending Collapsed By Record 13.6%

(CNN) - With most people on lockdown the past couple months because of the pandemic, people just weren't spending as much. Turns out, 'as much' rings up to $1.89 trillion. And that's just for the month of April. That's…

Trump Wants Border Wall Painted Black

(CNN) - The Trump administration is testing how to paint the wall between the U.S. and Mexico. The president wants it to be black, but that could cost millions. U.S. Customs and Border Protection says it's trying out "coal…

Headspace App Available For Free To Unemployed

(CNN) - More than 40-million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits since the U.S. economy shut down for the COVID-19 pandemic. If you're out of work, the app 'Headspace' wants to help you stay mentally healthy. It's offering anyone…

Another 2.1 Million File Unemployment Claims

Miami, Fl (WSVN) - Another 2.1 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits last week. More than 40-million Americans have filed for first-time unemployment benefits since the U.S. economy shut down for the pandemic. All together that means that nearly…

CDC: Antibody Tests Wrong Half The Time

(CNN) - Those antibody tests for coronavirus may not be as reliable as previously thought. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new guidance saying antibody tests used to determine if people have been infected in the past…

U.S. Sees Tick Sighting Surge

(CNN) - As the weather gets warmer and you spend more time outside, be on the lookout for ticks. The tenacious pests carry Lyme disease and other illnesses that can be fatal if left untreated. Experts are seeing a…

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