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White House Announces Brazil Travel Restrictions

(CNN) - President Trump is restricting travel from Brazil to the United States. Sunday's proclamation bans people from entering the U.S. if they've been in the South American nation in the previous two weeks. The new rule does not…

Grayton Beach Named Best Beach In U.S.

Pensacola, FL (WEAR) - Doctor beach has just named the top beach in America. It's Grayton Beach State Park in Florida, known for fine sand and clear water. Stephen Leatherman, a coastal expert and professor at Florida International University…

U.S. Surpasses 90K COVID Deaths

(CNN) - In 102 days, more than 90,000 people in the U.S. have died from coronavirus. That's the latest update Monday from Johns Hopkins University's tally of cases here. The first known U.S. coronavirus-related fatality was February 6th. Since…

CDC Preparing For Coronavirus To Become Pandemic

(CNN) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed over 30 cases of novel coronavirus in the country as U.S. health officials prepare for it to become a pandemic. Doctor Nancy Messonnier, the director of the CDC's National…

Largest Single Year Drop Of U.S. Cancer Deaths

(CNN) - Fewer Americans are dying from cancer. A new report from the American cancer society says there were nearly three million fewer deaths from 2016 to 2017. That's 26 years in a row that cancer rates have dropped…

U.S. Measles Cases In 2019 Passes 1,000

(CNN) - The measles is spreading. So far this year, more than a thousand people have gotten the measles, 1,001 to be exact. That's the latest from the Department of Health and Human Services released Wednesday. It's the highest…

CDC: 159 Cases Of Measles In U.S. So Far This Year

(CNN) - Officials say it's the worst measles outbreak they've seen in years. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports 159 measles cases since January 1st in the United States. Those cases are in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia,…

U.S./North korea Discussing Exchanging Liaison Officers

(CNN) - The United States and North Korea appear to be trying to make a diplomatic breakthrough. Two sources with knowledge of the discussions say the two countries are talking about the possibility of exchanging liaison officers. Such a…

Toys 'R' Us Wants To Return To The U.S.

Pittsburgh, PA (KDKA) - Toys "R" Us wants to be the next comeback story. The toy company liquidated its business last year, unable to emerge from bankruptcy after a disappointing 2017 holiday season. The company's former creditors are now…

McDonalds To Reduce Antibiotics In Beef

(CNN) - McDonald's says it will reduce the use of antibiotics in its beef. McDonald's is one of many restaurants that uses anti-biotics to treat sick animals in its supply chain. But health groups like the 'World Health organization'…