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US coronavirus: More than half of states are reporting more new cases as the country nears 200,000 deaths

Among the states reporting more new cases in the last seven days are Wisconsin, Idaho, South Dakota, Iowa and Kansas, all of which also are reporting a coronavirus positivity rate above 15%.Many healt

Missouri biker fest draws tens of thousands to Lake of Ozarks despite ‘super spreader’ concerns

An estimated 125,000 people have come to Missouri’s Lake of the Ozarks over the past week to attend an annual biker festival that was held despite concerns the event could turn into a “super spre

Tour de France: Tadej Pogacar Becomes Slovenia’s First Winner

But the protocols put in place to keep the race safe appeared to work, and with the riders remaining in a so-called bubble, the Tour, the most prestigious cycling race in the world, proved that a spor

Greg Gianforte, Montana’s Pseudoscience Gubernatorial Candidate

Its exhibits are presented “in the context of Biblical history,” dedicated to discrediting Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution and promoting the idea that the Earth is just 6,000 years old, tha

Miss. Supreme Court says voters with coronavirus vulnerability don’t automatically qualify for absentee ballots

Mississippi voters more vulnerable to the coronavirus because of preexisting conditions don't necessarily qualify to cast an absentee ballot, the state's Supreme Court ruled Friday.The ruling overt

If you don’t file tax returns, the IRS could still owe you a $1,200 stimulus check. Here’s how to claim it

Angela Lang/CNET While you wait on White House and Democratic negotiators to come back to the table and possibly strike a deal for a new coronavirus relief package, with a second stimulus check to hel

Louisiana residents face tough road to recovery with coronavirus restrictions after Hurricane Laura

The city of Lake Charles, La., already grappling with challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic, now must tackle the devastation caused by Hurricane Laura.Making landfall as a Category 4 storm

Best game console while we wait for PS5 and Xbox Series X: Switch, PS4, Oculus and more

The next generation of console gaming arrives on Nov.As exciting as those consoles look, however, the current gaming landscape is arguably stronger than ever.The Switch, which debuted in March 2017, i

5 things self-proclaimed COVID-19 ‘experts’ get wrong about statistics

If we don’t analyze statistics for a living, it’s easy to be taken in by misinformation about COVID-19 statistics on social media, especially if we don’t have the right context.Social media pos

Trevor Noah Launches Spoof Coronavirus-Themed Pandemmy Awards

“The Daily Show” is recognizing the most “breathtaking” achievements of the coronavirus pandemic so far.Host Trevor Noah unveiled the categories for the spoof Pandemmy Awards in a video shared