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California Loosens Counties' Reopening Requirements

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| Currently 24 counties have entered a stage that allows dine-in restaurants, destination retail, community centers and schools to reopen with modifications.

FBI: New iPhone Evidence Shows Pensacola Shooter Had Ties To Al-Qaida

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Justice Department officials say Apple hampered their investigation by refusing to unlock the gunman's iPhones. The case is part of a longstanding debate over national security interests and privacy.

Health Care Aide Charged After Allegedly Refusing To Self-Isolate; Patient, 80, Dies

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A New Jersey woman is facing charges after five members of her patient's household got COVID-19. The aide went to work after taking a coronavirus test and being told to stay home, officials say.

Arthur, 1st Named Storm of Season, Moves Toward North Carolina Coast

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The tropical storm developed Saturday off the Florida coast and is expected to inch up along the mid-Atlantic region. It's the sixth straight year that such a system has developed before June 1.

With 19 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases And No Deaths, Laos To Loosen Lockdown

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Starting Monday, the Southeast Asian country will open some schools and more businesses. It will also allow its citizens to travel domestically.

Coronavirus May Mean Lights Out For Summer Camps This Year

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Summer camps are mulling their options for keeping kids and counselors safe amid the coronavirus crisis — or whether it's just not possible.

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11 Firefighters Injured In Los Angeles Blaze, Explosion

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All firefighters were stable after being taken to the hospital, officials said. The fire chief said an investigation into the incident will take several days.

New York Will Allow Horse And Auto Racing To Restart Without Fans June 1

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that horse racing at tracks across the state and auto racing at Watkins Glen International would be allowed to resume as of June 1 — without fans.

5 USS Roosevelt Sailors Test Positive For COVID-19, Again

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They had been thought to be cleared of the virus, which infected hundreds of crew members on the U.S. aircraft carrier in recent weeks. The sailors are receiving medical support on Naval Base Guam.