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Duval County health department’s mobile unit offers COVID-19 testing at 2 locations
by Staff on July 7, 2020 at 1:14 pm
The Florida Department of Health in Duval County Mobile Unit will be offering COVID-19 testing next week at two locations in Jacksonville.
Republican National Convention will test attendees daily for coronavirus
by Emily Boyer on July 7, 2020 at 11:49 am
The big event will roll into the river city in August.
These local businesses received federal loans through the Paycheck Protection Program
by Ashley Harding on July 7, 2020 at 11:48 am
The Paycheck Protection Program is meant to help employers keep their employees on the payroll.
Scientists discover diminutive dinosaur ancestor: a 4-inch 'tiny bug slayer'
Researchers have discovered an ancient relative of dinosaurs, a 4-inch reptile that lived 237 million years ago.
Looted skulls and human remains are being sold in black markets on Facebook
In 2013, an American collector visiting Tunisia entered the Sousse catacombs — an ancient necropolis that holds some of the oldest Christian burials in the world — and stole a skull with a "very dark ancient patina" (as he described it) […]
Why has pink snow appeared in the Alps?
Remarkable aerial pictures show pink-colored snow in the Presena glacier in the Italian Alps.
New Jersey, Delaware hold primaries as congressional incumbents face challenges
New Jersey holds its primary on Tuesday – a month late and almost entirely by mail due to the coronavirus pandemic. And House incumbents in 10 of the state's 12 congressional districts are facing challenges.
House Democrats include removal of Confederate statues in funding bill
The bill, which provides over $4 billion to fund the legislative branch, is almost certain not to pass in its current form due to how Congress has run its appropriations process in recent years. But it could serve as a template for […]
California Assembly delays return to work as 5 workers test positive for coronavirus
A coronavirus outbreak in the California Legislature has indefinitely delayed the state Assembly's return to work from a scheduled summer recess, highlighting the rapid spread of the virus in a state that has imposed new restrictions on bars and […]
Leading Iraqi expert on ISIS, other militant groups shot outside his home
Iraqi mourners and relatives on Tuesday carried the body of a respected analyst shot and killed the previous night in Baghdad after receiving threats from Iran-backed militias. Many Iraqis expressed their shock over the slaying.
UN report warns of rise in further outbreaks spread from wildlife to humans
A United Nations (UN) report on Monday warned of a rising trend of diseases that are spread from wildlife to humans and likely driven by the degradation of our natural environment.
Brazil’s Bolsonaro undergoes lung test after reported coronavirus symptoms
“I came from the hospital. I underwent a lung scan. The lung’s clean”
Lightning strike in Georgia kills 'sweet' girl, 9, seriously injures sister
A 9-year-old Georgia girl was killed and her sister was seriously injured in a lightning strike as they were on a hike with their mother over the Fourth of July holiday weekend, according to officials.
NYC boy, 14, shot 3 times in broad daylight attack: police
The teenager was shot in the neck, torso and leg, but is expected to survive.
Judge sets $1.2M bail for driver who hit 2 Seattle protesters
Dawit Kelete's lawyer, John Henry Browne, said the crash was a 'horrible, horrible accident' and was not intentional.
TikTok to Exit Hong Kong After China's New National-Security Law
on July 7, 2020 at 12:15 pm
The Chinese maker of TikTok, the popular short-video platform, said it would pull its app out of Hong Kong amid concerns about a new national-security law, its second market exit in as many weeks.
Gyms Were One of the Few Bright Spots for Retail Owners Until Covid-19
on July 7, 2020 at 12:00 pm
Shopping center owners pinned some of their hopes on the expansion of gyms as retail real estate swooned in the five years leading up to the pandemic. But consumer enthusiasm for working out near others has weakened.
Covid-19 Resurgence Threatens Travel Rebound
on July 7, 2020 at 11:52 am
A surge in U.S. coronavirus cases and new government restrictions are keeping travelers from flying, according to data United Airlines shared with employees as it told them to prepare for potential furloughs.