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Alaska Restaurant Owner: Reopening Far From Profitable, But Still Worth It

| Three of Matanuska Brewing Company's four locations are operating under new coronavirus safety guidelines, such as hourly sanitizing and a maximum capacity of 25%. Business is brisk, the owner says.

Alabama County Health Official On Reopening: 'Don't Start Going Crazy'

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The health officer for Alabama's most populous county says he's pleased new state guidelines are only a "slight change" from previous ones. But he says testing in Alabama isn't where it needs to be.

Bangladesh Sends 28 Rohingya Refugees To Cyclone-Prone Island Over COVID-19 Fears

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The group, mostly women and children, had been stranded at sea for weeks. Human rights groups have long decried the government's plan to send refugees to flood- and cyclone-prone Bhasan Char island.

Florida Enters 1st Phase Of Reopening As Some Restrictions Lift In All But 3 Counties

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Under the new order, restaurants and retail stores can open. It does not extend to the three most populous counties, all in South Florida, which are home to most of the state's confirmed cases.

Carnival Set To Resume Cruises

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Carnival Cruise Line says it's planning to resume cruises beginning in August. All cruise lines have been banned from U.S. ports since March as the coronavirus continued to spread.

Israel's High Court To Decide If Netanyahu Can Form Government

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Justices convened Sunday to began discussions on whether the long-serving prime minister should be barred from office as he faces a series of corruption charges.

Man Arrested For Camping At Abandoned Disney World Island

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An Alabama man was arrested for camping at an abandoned island at Disney World. He said he was unaware he was trespassing and called the island a "tropical paradise."

Migrant Advocates Call For More Testing Before Deportations

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At least 100 Guatemalans infected with the coronavirus were deported from the U.S. from mid-March through mid-April. And advocates say Mexico has not been testing Central American deportees.

Nurses Left Vulnerable To COVID-19: 'We're Not Martyrs Sacrificing Our Lives'

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Many nurses say they've been fighting the coronavirus pandemic without proper safety equipment, and unions and professional groups are demanding change.