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White House Restricts Travel From Brazil, Where Coronavirus Cases Near 350,000

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| President Trump is barring non-U.S. citizens who have been in Brazil in the past two weeks, in an effort to curb infections. Brazil has the world's highest number of cases after the U.S.

In Los Angeles, Relief And Caution As Locals Return To Venice Beach

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Sun bathing was prohibited and face masks were required. But Venice Beach otherwise felt like its usual eclectic self this Memorial Day weekend.

North Carolina Reports Highest One Day Spike Of COVID-19 Cases

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Health officials announced Saturday that they had recorded 1,107 new infections. The news comes as the state entered Phase 2 of its re-opening plan on Friday.

Trump Returns To Golf Course For 1st Time Since March

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The president visited his Virginia resort Saturday. It appears that Trump — whose time on the links has been criticized ⁠— hasn't played a round since declaring a national emergency in March.

Under Legal Pressure, New York Relaxes Restrictions On More Gatherings

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The state first allowed gatherings of up to 10 people at religious services and Memorial Day events. Just hours after a lawsuit was filed, though, New York modified the order to include everyone.

What To Know As Israel's Netanyahu Goes On Trial For Corruption Charges

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The Israeli prime minister is due in court Sunday for corruption charges, including that he allegedly offered a media company regulatory favors for positive coverage.

Ahead Of Eid, India's Muslim Clerics Urge Celebrating At Home, Donating To Charity

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"The happiness of Eid is in not hugging each other and not shaking hands this time over," said a leading Indian imam. "Eid is related to life and happiness and we have to give the same."

Fear Of Public Restrooms Prompts Creative Solutions As Some Businesses Reopen

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Some people are afraid to use potentially germ-filled public restrooms as stay-at-home restrictions begin lifting. That's boosting sales of products that offer creative alternatives.

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With Moratorium Lifted, Houston Becomes Largest U.S. City Where Evictions Can Resume

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Some Texas cities are taking additional steps to protect renters and delay evictions, but many Texans remain vulnerable. A Houston rental assistance program ran out of funding in just 90 minutes.