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National parks hope visitors comply with virus measures

As Yellowstone and other national parks end a two-month shutdown due to the coronavirus, park officials ask visitors to take simple precautions: Wash hands, keep a safe distance apart, wear protective face coverings in public.

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Memorial Day even more poignant as veterans die from virus

This year’s Memorial Day will pay tribute not only to those who died on the battlefield but more recent fallen soldiers. An untold number of veterans served and survived during times of war only to die in recent weeks from the coronavirus.

White House imposes coronavirus travel ban on Brazil

The White House on Sunday broadened its travel ban against countries hard-hit by the coronavirus by denying admission to foreigners who have been in Brazil during the two-week period before they hoped to enter the U.S.

Memorial Day weekend draws crowds and triggers warnings

The Memorial Day weekend marking the unofficial start of summer in the U.S. meant big crowds at beaches and warnings from authorities Sunday about people disregarding the coronavirus social-distancing rules and risking a resurgence of the scourge that has killed nearly 100,000 Americans.

Hong Kong police fire tear gas, water cannon at protesters

Hong Kong police fired tear gas and a water cannon at protesters in a popular shopping district Sunday, as thousands took to the streets to march against China’s move to impose national security legislation on the city.

UK leader Johnson stands by aide over 250-mile lockdown trip

Britain’s lockdown, which began March 23, stipulated that people should remain at their primary residence, leaving only for essential local errands and exercise.

Netanyahu rips justice system as trial begins in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM — To the sounds of his impassioned supporters chanting outside, a defiant Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu strode into a Jerusalem courtroom Sunday to face corruption charges in a long-awaited trial that has overshadowed three inconclusive elections and deeply divided the country.

CCSD school nurses help with COVID-19 response

School nurses assisted at places this spring such as testing sites, Las Vegas’ ISO-Q (Isolation and Quarantine) Complex for the homeless, Clark County Fire Department and nonprofits.

Trump plays golf for 1st time since the coronavirus pandemic

President Donald Trump played golf Saturday for the first time since he declared the coronavirus pandemic a national emergency more than two months ago, leading to the shutdown of much of American society.

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