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From empathetic emojis to Zoom bar mitzvahs, these are the positive virtual connections we need in a time of crisis, say experts From empathetic emojis to Zoom bar mitzvahs, these are the positive virtual connections we need in a time of crisis, say experts

From empathetic emojis to Zoom bar mitzvahs, these are the positive virtual connections we need in a time of crisis, say experts

By 3 months ago

(CNN)On New Year’s Eve, more than 1 million people from around the world gathered in Times Square to ring in 2020. It was a moment full of hope, optimism … and crowds. Fast-forward to today, when…

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Clinton and Patterson again team up for political thriller Clinton and Patterson again team up for political thriller

Clinton and Patterson again team up for political thriller

By 3 months ago

The fiction writing team of Bill Clinton and James Patterson has reunitedBy HILLEL ITALIE AP National WriterMay 21, 2020, 6:33 PM4 min readNEW YORK — After co-writing the best-selling adult novel of 2018, Bill Clinton and James Patterson have teamed up for another political thriller. “The President’s Daughter” will be released in June 2021, the…

US primary health care can be cheaper and more equal. Here’s how. US primary health care can be cheaper and more equal. Here’s how.

US primary health care can be cheaper and more equal. Here’s how.

By 3 months ago

Dr. Amy Compton-Phillips is a CNN medical analyst. She is the chief clinical officer of Providence, a health system with 51 hospitals in the western US. The opinions expressed here are her own. Read more opinion at CNN. (CNN)Americans across the country hav…

US Sen. Sasse criticized for jokes in graduation speech

By 3 months ago

U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse’s attempt at humor during a speech at a Nebraska high school’s online commencement, which included jokes about students’ fitness and psychologists and also blamed China for the coronavirus outbreak, has drawn strong criticismMay 17, 2020, 9:49 PM4 min readFREMONT, Neb. — U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse’s attempt at humor during a speech…

Azar lays part of blame for Covid-19 death toll on state of Americans’ health Azar lays part of blame for Covid-19 death toll on state of Americans’ health

Azar lays part of blame for Covid-19 death toll on state of Americans’ health

By 3 months ago

(CNN)Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on Sunday suggested that the underlying health conditions of Americans, in particular in minority communities, contributed significantly to the death toll from the coronavirus. “Unfortunately the American p…

Coronavirus: How have independent shopkeepers been faring? Coronavirus: How have independent shopkeepers been faring?

Coronavirus: How have independent shopkeepers been faring?

By 3 months ago

Image caption “I just said ‘wow’.” Mark Healey says he was stunned to see customers fight over meat products From breaking up fights among shoppers to battling to keep shelves filled, the independent shopkeepers who have been allowed to open have faced many challenges since the coronavirus pandemic hit. The BBC went to three high…

Coronavirus pandemic: Updates from around the world Coronavirus pandemic: Updates from around the world

Coronavirus pandemic: Updates from around the world

By 3 months ago

Older men, people who live in densely populated but deprived areas, who are obese and who have chronic kidney disease, are more likely not only to develop serious illness from the coronavirus, but to catch it in the first place, British researchers reported F…

Why is Russia’s Covid-19 mortality rate so low? Why is Russia’s Covid-19 mortality rate so low?

Why is Russia’s Covid-19 mortality rate so low?

By 3 months ago

Kent Sepkowitz is a CNN medical analyst and a physician and infection control expert at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York. The views expressed in this commentary are his own. View more opinion at CNN. (CNN)For almost two weeks, three countr…

Coronavirus: ‘I run lockdown marathons in the dead of night’ Coronavirus: ‘I run lockdown marathons in the dead of night’

Coronavirus: ‘I run lockdown marathons in the dead of night’

By 3 months ago

Image copyright Joanne Crawford Image caption Colin Johnstone runs every night – racking up more than 100 miles a week Lockdown guidance on exercising for people in England will loosen on Wednesday. But Colin Johnstone is among those runners who have not allowed their strict exercise regimes to slip, even if it means going out…

Coronavirus: Meat shortage leaves US farmers with ‘mind-blowing’ choice Coronavirus: Meat shortage leaves US farmers with ‘mind-blowing’ choice

Coronavirus: Meat shortage leaves US farmers with ‘mind-blowing’ choice

By 3 months ago

Image caption Mike Boerboom says his farm and community are threatened by the outbreak The United States faces a major meat shortage due to virus infections at processing plants. It means millions of pigs could be put down without ever making it to table. This is what the predicament looks like on a Minnesota farm.…

Baby Archie: Duchess of Sussex reads to son to mark his first birthday Baby Archie: Duchess of Sussex reads to son to mark his first birthday

Baby Archie: Duchess of Sussex reads to son to mark his first birthday

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Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe Duchess of Sussex read the book Duck! Rabbit! to her sonThe Duke and Duchess of Sussex have marked their son’s first birthday by releasing a video of Meghan reading to a beaming Archie. The clip, filmed by Prince Harry, shows the duchess reading Duck! Rabbit! -…

Coronavirus: Mr Hackney Marshes Jermaine Wright dies Coronavirus: Mr Hackney Marshes Jermaine Wright dies

Coronavirus: Mr Hackney Marshes Jermaine Wright dies

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Image copyright NHS Image caption Jermaine Wright worked as a senior pharmacy technician in the aseptic unit at Hammersmith Hospital A “driving force” behind London’s amateur football scene has died after contracting coronavirus.Jermaine Wright, 45, was known as Mr Hackney Marshes due to his involvement with the famous Sunday League pitches in north-east London.A senior…

Lives Lost: Purveyor of tacos, joy well loved in Seattle

By 3 months ago

Tomas Lopez didn’t make the food he sold from his family’s bright green taco truck, but it was his face the customers knewBy GENE JOHNSON Associated PressMay 8, 2020, 11:09 PM5 min readSEATTLE — Tomas Lopez didn’t make the food he sold from his family’s bright green taco truck, but it was his face the…

22 Times “Mythbusters” Answered Questions You Didn’t Know You Had 22 Times “Mythbusters” Answered Questions You Didn’t Know You Had

22 Times “Mythbusters” Answered Questions You Didn’t Know You Had

By 3 months ago

I love Mythbusters. This show ran many far-out experiments that taught me a lesson or two about believing some funky myths. Here are 22 times the Mythbusters put some age old questions (and a few funny myths) to the test! Discovery Science rocks my socks. 1. When they busted the myth that if you sneeze…

Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 3-9

By 4 months ago

Celebrities having birthdays during the week of May 3-9 include country singer Eric Church, actor George Clooney, actress Melissa Gilbert and rapper Meek MillApril 27, 2020, 3:06 PM7 min read Celebrity birthdays for the week of May 3-9 May 3: Actor Alex Cord (“Airwolf”) is 87. Singer Frankie Valli is 86. Sports announcer Greg Gumbel…

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