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U.N. Predicts Rise In Diseases That Jump From Animals To Humans

| Zoonotic pathogens, which include not only COVID-19, but HIV/AIDS and Ebola, have increasingly emerged due to stresses humans have placed on animal habitats, according to a new United Nations report.

ICE: Foreign Students Must Leave The U.S. If Their Colleges Go Online-Only This Fall


New federal rules will prohibit international students from completing fully online courses of study while in the U.S. Monday's announcement comes as more colleges release their plans for the fall.

Australia Closes Interstate Border Because Of Coronavirus Outbreak


Victoria, whose capital city is Melbourne, has logged 127 cases in the last 24 hours, which accounts for more than 90% of Australia's infections during that period, according to national data.

Survey: 3% Of Americans Moved Due To The Pandemic


Among the young, the numbers shot up: 9% of adults 18-29 have moved due to the coronavirus. Some people moved to avoid catching the virus, while others were forced by the closing of college campuses.

In Miami, Rolling Back Openings To Contain The Coronavirus Surge


In Miami, local officials have ordered a rollback of some reopening measures because of the region's soaring coronavirus cases. Gyms have to close and in-person dining at restaurants is prohibited.

France's Louvre Reopens Most Of The Museum — Sans Big Crowds


One museumgoer says it's a "much more comfortable experience" to view the Mona Lisa without the mobs of tourists. The Louvre put in place mask-wearing, one-way paths and other distancing measures.

Britain Announces A $2 Billion Rescue Package For The Arts


The package, announced Sunday, includes grants and loans that theaters, museums, live music venues and others can use to pay salaries and maintenance costs as they try to survive during the pandemic.

Mexico's President Weathers A Torrent Of Criticism Over Meeting With Trump


Andrés Manuel López Obrador's critics say he's making a mistake by going to Washington, and is giving in to the U.S. president's whims. But López Obrador says, "We are going ... with our heads high."

Vanessa Guillen Remains Identified By Army Investigators, Lawyer Says


More than two months after Vanessa Guillen was last seen, her remains were identified by Army investigators, a family lawyer said Sunday.