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US Sends Two Aircraft Carriers To South China Sea

(CNN) - Tensions are heating up in the South China Sea after two US Navy aircraft carriers entered the region for the first time in six years. It's Washington's latest show of military might against China's claims in the…

Number Of Births In Us Falls To Lowest In 35 Years

(CNN) - The number of births in the U.S. last year was the lowest total in more than three decades. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There were about 3.7 million births in 2019. That represents…

Key Model Projects 147K U.S. Deaths By August

(CNN) - A key model is increasing its projected death toll from the coronavirus in the U.S. The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington is now projecting 147,000 deaths by early August. That's 10,000…

Study: Air Quality In U.S. Dramatically Worse

(CNN) - Almost half of the U.S. population is breathing unhealthy, heavily polluted air. That's according to the American Lung Association's newly released state-of-the-air report 2020. According to the report, U.S. air quality is dramatically declining. The roughly 150…

U.S. Economy Lost 701K Jobs In March

(CNN) - The federal government reports the U.S. economy lost 701,000  jobs in March as the coronavirus crisis started to take its toll. It's the first time the economy lost more jobs than it gained in a month since…

Heart Disease Hurting U.S. Life Expectancy

(CNN) - People in the U.S. aren't living longer than they did ten years ago and a team of researchers says it knows why. Heart disease, not the opioid crisis. According to a study published on Monday in the…

500+ Coronavirus Cases, 20+ Deaths In U.S.

(CNN) - The U.S. now has more than 500 cases of coronavirus on record. Almost every state now has an outbreak. The cases include dozens of people repatriated to the U.S. But, it's the cases of community spread that…

U.S. Household Debt Hits Record $14 Trillion

(CNN) - Americans are in debt more now than ever before, but that's no as bad as it might sound. Some of that debt comes from new homeowners. Interest rates for mortgages dipped below 4% in 2019 for the…

1st U.S. Citizen Dies Of Coronavirus In Wuhan

(CNN) - The first U.S. citizen has died from coronavirus in the Chinese city of Wuhan. The U.S. embassy in Beijing says the patient was 60-years-old and died at Jinyintan hospital. Since breaking out in Wuhan in December, the…

Washington Coronavirus Patient Discharged From Hospital

Seattle, WA (KCPQ) - The first person diagnosed with coranavirus in the U.S. is now at home resting. The hospital caring for him says he's been discharged. The patient is a man in his 30s. He's been receiving care…