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Science 2020-07-03T16:04:18Z
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A video of a bird capturing a massive shark-like fish is going viral for its resemblance to 'Sharknado'

Viewers called out the similarity between the viral video and "Sharknado," the film series about sharks leaving the ocean to attack humans.
News 2020-07-03T15:00:00Z
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'And it's emotionally exhausting': Arizona's healthcare workers share what it's like shouldering the heavy burden of the state's COVID-19 outbreak

"We have been working overtime, we've been working harder, and now we're being asked to work even more," Dr. Sandra Till said.
Travel 2020-07-03T14:57:07Z
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How Hong Kong citizens can apply for visas and passports to live and work in the UK

Around 3 million Hong Kong residents will be to apply for residency in the UK. Here's what we know about how the system might work.
News 2020-07-03T14:42:38Z
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Politics 2020-07-03T14:20:00Z
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The UK has put the US on its unsafe travel 'red list' because of the surge of coronavirus cases across America

The US will not be included in UK plans to exempt dozens of countries from rules requiring arrivals to quarantine for 14 days.
Science 2020-07-03T14:00:00Z
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The coronavirus still kills hundreds of people in the US every day, but Americans have stopped caring — and it's not entirely their fault

Americans are ignoring the reality of the coronavirus pandemic. Hurried re-openings, giant geography, and individualism are to blame.
News 2020-07-03T13:55:00Z

Arizona's motto for reopening was 'Return stronger,' but the virus resurged. Healthcare workers say their state opened too soon and without necessary precautions.

"It's just, it's scary people aren't taking it seriously," physician's assistant Sarah Barr told Business Insider, as Arizona faces COVID-19 outbreak.
News 2020-07-03T09:41:36Z

Mike Pence delayed a campaign event in Arizona after at least 8 Secret Service agents tested positive for the coronavirus while preparing for the trip

The vice president was scheduled to fly to Arizona on Tuesday to speak with local officials, but the trip was pushed by a day.
Politics 2020-07-03T09:04:20Z

Boris Johnson says he won't be 'bullied' into taking a knee in support of Black Lives Matter

The UK prime minister said that he didn't believe in "gestures" and that the police were wrong to take the knee in support of Black Lives Matter.
News 2020-07-03T08:56:33Z

Here are all the countries considering citizenship or refugee status for Hong Kongers fleeing China's harsh new security law

China passed the new national-security legislation in Hong Kong this week. It offers a maximum sentence of life in prison to dissenters.
News 2020-07-03T07:39:02Z

A massive economic crisis and the coronavirus pandemic are pushing Lebanon towards a famine

There are estimates from the World Bank that 75% of the country's population could end up living in poverty, France24 reported.
News 2020-07-03T04:26:16Z
News 2020-07-03T03:29:28Z

US records over 55,000 new coronavirus cases, according to Reuters, surpassing April's record yet again

On April 6, the US CDC reported 43,438 new coronavirus cases. That record held up until the past week, when it's been broken multiple times.
Premium Executive Lifestyle 2020-07-03T02:01:52Z

A CrossFit employee who had a relationship with former CEO Greg Glassman says she has audio of him threatening her in a hotel room and saying: 'It's enough for me to slit your f-----g throat'

CrossFit founder Greg Glassman stepped down from his role as CEO on June 9 after one of his tweets was met with widespread backlash.
News 2020-07-03T01:16:57Z

Miami-Dade County imposes 10 p.m. curfew and closes casinos and strip clubs ahead of July 4 weekend as COVID-19 cases surge in Florida

"This curfew is meant to stop people from venturing out and hanging out with friends in groups," Mayor Carlos Gimenez said.
News 2020-07-03T00:48:44Z

More than 300 law professors urge Congress to address police impunity

The law professors argue that "decisive action must be taken to restore faith in government and the police."
News 2020-07-03T00:08:28Z

Twitter appears to joke that it will add an edit button once 'EVERYONE' starts wearing masks

Public health experts have strongly encouraged people to wear masks when out in public to help limit the spread of the coronavirus.
Politics 2020-07-03T00:04:21Z

'The barn's on fire': The Phoenix mayor and Arizona's former health director detail how the state's coronavirus response went from successful to catastrophic

"I would like to see the president send a stronger message about face masks and how valuable they are," Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego said.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-07-02T22:40:00Z

Meet Ron DeSantis, the Florida governor who has been heavily criticized for his coronavirus pandemic response

Critics have said Florida governor Ron DeSantis needs to issue stricter measures to curb the spread of coronavirus, but Trump applauds his response.
Science 2020-07-02T22:37:00Z

Gov. Greg Abbott just ordered residents of most Texas counties to wear face coverings in public. Those who don't could face a $250 fine.

Those in Texas counties with at least 20 COVID-19 cases will be required to wear face coverings in public amid a surge of cases and deaths.
Science 2020-07-02T21:48:00Z

Elon Musk thinks the surge in coronavirus cases is due to testing errors, but a virologist is debunking that 'dangerous misinformation'

Musk has made misleading claims about the virus before. This time, he got into a Twitter argument with an infectious-disease expert.
Politics 2020-07-02T21:22:31Z

An Iranian nuclear facility was apparently sabotaged, and a mysterious dissident group called the Homeland Cheetahs claimed responsibility

The incident at Iran's largest uranium-enrichment facility occurred amid historic tensions between Washington and Tehran over Iran's nuclear program.
Strategy 2020-07-02T21:16:00Z

What the top 25 colleges and universities in the US have said about their plans to reopen in fall 2020, from postponing the semester to offering more remote coursework

The spread of the coronavirus led many major US colleges to switch to remote coursework. Now, universities are discussing how they'll reopen.
Tech 2020-07-02T21:08:10Z

A new alert on Facebook and Instagram tells people to wear masks in public to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus

Facebook's new mask alert comes as coronavirus cases rise in the US and some states implement regulations requiring face masks in public.
Military & Defense 2020-07-02T20:18:50Z

Blood of missing US Army soldier discovered in her workplace. A family attorney says she was killed by fellow service member.

US Army Spc. Vanessa Guillen was attacked with a hammer by a fellow soldier, the family's attorney told Army Times.
Science 2020-07-02T20:11:00Z

Houston hospitals 'could be in a world of hurt' as coronavirus cases surge to record highs

Coronavirus cases are spiking across Texas, including a record number of new cases in Houston. "We could be in a world of hurt," one official said.
Science 2020-07-02T19:22:00Z

Why bars are a breeding ground for the coronavirus, and you should always take your drink to-go

Going outside with your drinks is a lot safer than being in a bar, but it's important to keep a distance whenever, and if ever, you imbibe.
Science 2020-07-02T19:05:00Z

Divers found a treasure trove of Aboriginal tools on a lost chunk of the Australian continent, which sank underwater thousands of years ago

Sea levels rose and submerged 30% of Australia 12,000 years ago. Now, archaeologists have discovered a underwater cache of ancient artifacts offshore.
Tech 2020-07-02T18:47:56Z

Palantir has raised more than $500 million in fresh funding as the secretive and controversial startup works toward a possible IPO

The highly secretive and controversial data-analytics startup made the disclosure in a regulatory filing Wednesday.
Politics 2020-07-02T18:36:02Z

A US senator and Army veteran says she'll block over 1,000 senior military promotions to shield a key impeachment witness from Trump

"It is about protecting a merit-based system from political corruption and unlawful retaliation," Sen. Tammy Duckworth said Thursday.
Science 2020-07-02T17:55:00Z

As US coronavirus cases skyrocket, daily deaths are staying flat. The key is 'to keep the young people away from the old people,' one expert says.

The coronavirus is surging among young people. To prevent daily deaths from rising, we need to keep at-risk older people away from young people.
Transportation 2020-07-02T17:51:28Z

Delta expects to see an 80% decline in travelers over the 4th of July weekend, and it shows how abysmal things are right now in the airline industry

Delta expects 600,000 passengers over the July 4th weekend — an improvement over the coronavirus norm, but far below last year's numbers.
News 2020-07-02T17:19:28Z

A Russian TV star denied holding racist views after she was fired as a brand ambassador to Audi after Instagram post controversy

Ksenia Sobchak, a TV presenter with a history of controversial social media posts, had her contract with Audi terminated in June.
Personal Finance 2020-07-02T17:08:10Z

The IRS sent out 4 million stimulus debit cards, and now it's mailing letters to all the people who ignored, destroyed, or otherwise missed them

The letters reminds stimulus debit card recipients to call and activate the card or claim a replacement if theirs was lost, stolen, or destroyed.
Politics 2020-07-02T17:05:44Z

Former Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain is hospitalized with the coronavirus 11 days after attending Trump's Tulsa rally

The 74-year-old former pizza-restaurant executive got a diagnosis of stage-four colon cancer in 2006 but was declared cancer-free by 2011.
Science 2020-07-02T16:18:00Z

A stunning NASA time-lapse reveals a decade of the sun's solar flares, sunspots, and shifting magnetic energy

The bright flashes the video shows are eruptions like solar flares, while dark patches on the surface are sunspots.
Politics 2020-07-02T15:29:14Z

Mnuchin defends Trump's stance on Confederate monuments: 'We need to have a balanced view of history'

Trump is swimming against the current of history by repeatedly defending symbols of the Confederacy.
Retail 2020-07-02T14:51:29Z

Walmart is transforming its parking lots into drive-in movie theaters

The retailer is partnering with Tribeca Enterprises to hold a combined 320 showings through October in 160 parking lots.
Executive Lifestyle 2020-07-02T14:04:00Z

Only 10% of billionaires have pledged to donate to coronavirus relief

Bill Gates and Jack Ma made headlines spending millions on vaccine development and PPE, but the majority of billionaires haven't done anything yet.
Politics 2020-07-02T13:57:00Z

Experts worry Trump's Mount Rushmore Independence Day celebration is a coronavirus superspreader event in the making

Health experts have said the event might help the coronavirus spread, and a wildfire expert said the fireworks could spark fires in the nearby forest.
News 2020-07-02T12:53:06Z

A Hong Kong protester was plucked from his Cathay Pacific flight to London and arrested on suspicion of stabbing a police officer

Just before midnight on Wednesday, 10 riot police boarded a Cathay Pacific flight at Hong Kong airport as it prepared to take off for London.
Transportation 2020-07-02T12:27:22Z

Tesla sold 20,000 more cars in the 2nd quarter than Wall Street expected, despite shuttering its only US factory because of the coronavirus

Tesla's stock price, already the most valuable among global automakers, surged Thursday morning after the numbers were released.
Politics 2020-07-02T12:13:35Z

China warns the UK it will take 'corresponding measures' to stop millions of Hong Kong citizens taking refuge in Britain

It comes after China passed a controversial national security law in Hong Kong which has already seen hundreds of pro-democracy protestors arrested this week.
Transportation 2020-07-02T11:35:14Z

Virgin Galactic is unveiling the cabin of its rocketship that will fly people to the edge of space, and you can watch a live virtual tour on YouTube

On July 28 Virgin Galactic, founded by Richard Branson in 2004, will make public the interior of SpaceShipTwo in a virtual live tour on YouTube.
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