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Medical workers may face another shortage of protective gear

A national nursing union is concerned that gear has to be reused. A doctors association warns that physicians’ offices are closed because they cannot get masks and other supplies. And Democratic members of Congress are pushing the Trump administration to devise a national strategy to acquire and distribute gear in anticipation of the crisis worsening into the fall.

Bail set at $1.2M for driver that hit 2 Seattle protesters

A graphic video shows the vehicle approaching at a high rate of speed. It appeared to swerve slightly as it came toward two people still in the road.

Spaghetti Western movie composer Ennio Morricone dead at 91

Ennio Morricone, the Oscar-winning Italian composer who created the coyote-howl theme for the iconic Spaghetti Western “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” and often haunting soundtracks for such classic Hollywood gangster movies as “The Untouchables” and the epic “Once Upon A Time In America,” died Monday. He was 91.

Sandwich shop workers fired for making bread dough noose

A video posted to social media of the workers at a Jimmy John’s restaurant shows one employee draping the bread dough noose over the neck of another and yanking it.

200 scientists urge WHO to acknowledge virus can spread in air

More than 200 scientists have called for the World Health Organization and others to acknowledge that the coronavirus can spread in the air — a change that could alter some of the current measures being taken to stop the pandemic.

President’s bluster doesn’t beat a virus, calm a restive nation

Over three and a half years Trump exhausted much of the country, while exhilarating some of it, with his constant brawls, invented realities, outlier ways and pop-up dramas of his own making. Into summer, one could wonder whether Trump had finally exhausted even himself.

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