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Florida Case Count Surpasses That Of New York, The Country's Original Epicenter

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| According to data from Johns Hopkins University, 423,855 people have tested positive for the coronavirus in Florida as of Sunday, compared to 411,736 in New York.

As Texas Reels From Hurricane Damage, Hawaii Braces For Impact

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Heavy rainfall and life-threatening flash flooding continue after Tropical Storm Hanna hit South Texas. Meanwhile, Hurricane Douglas is closing in on the islands of Hawaii.

COVID-19 Cases Continue To Surge In States Across The U.S.

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There were more than 1,000 deaths in the U.S. for the fifth consecutive day Saturday.

Civil Rights Icon John Lewis Remembered In Ceremonies Across Alabama

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The late Georgia congressman was celebrated Saturday morning at "The Boy From Troy" memorial service in his Alabama hometown. "It's up to us to keep his legacy alive," his great-nephew told mourners.

Hurricane Hanna Heads Toward South Texas As The Region Confronts A COVID-19 Spike

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The storm is the first hurricane of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season. It's expected to make landfall along Texas' southern coast on Saturday.

Judge Denies Oregon's Request For Restraining Order Against Federal Officers

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The state attorney general sought a restraining order against federal authorities she said were "overstepping their powers" in Portland. A federal judge has denied it, citing lack of legal standing.

ICE Confirms New Foreign Students Can't Take Online-Only Course Loads In The U.S.

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The agency says Friday that guidance granting visa flexibility to international students only applies to those who were actively enrolled at a U.S. school on March 9.

FAA Orders Thousands Of Boeing 737s To Undergo Emergency Inspections

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The agency says older 737 Classic and Next Generation planes that have been in storage because of the COVID-19 pandemic might have developed engine valve problems that could lead to engine failure.

Trump Sued For Attempt To Omit Unauthorized Immigrants From A Key Census Count

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The Constitution says the count used to divide up seats in Congress must include every person living in the U.S. President Trump is calling for unauthorized immigrants to be left out.