Florida governor: Unemployment system up to speed

Florida governor: Unemployment system up to speed

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says the state’s heavily criticized unemployment system should now be able to handle the crush of applicants it is receiving as workers lose their jobs during the coronavirus outbreak.
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Death and Denial in Brazil’s Amazon capital

Death and Denial in Brazil’s Amazon capital

Manaus is one of Brazil's hardest-hit cities. The country has more than 23,000 virus deaths. But due to insufficient testing many are quick to rule out the possibility that COVID-19 claimed their loved ones, meaning the toll is a vast undercount.
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Today in History for May 26th

Today in History for May 26th

Highlights of this day in history: Allied troops begin their evacuation from Dunkirk, France; President Andrew Johnson's impeachment trial ends with his acquittal; Actor John Wayne; Michael Jackson and Elvis Presley's daughter Lisa Marie marry.
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Stars say more 'Barkskins' possible even during pandemic

Stars say more 'Barkskins' possible even during pandemic

"Barkskins" stars Marcia Gay Harden and David Thewlis say they could start production on a second season of their new colonial-era drama even during the pandemic. The 1690s-set series premieres Monday on National Geographic.
People pack into DC war memorials despite pandemic

People pack into DC war memorials despite pandemic

Despite the risks surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, plenty of people still paid their respects to fallen soldiers by visiting war memorials in Washington DC during the holiday weekend.
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Second stylist at Great Clips sick with COVID-19

Second stylist at Great Clips sick with COVID-19

A Springfield, Missouri hairstylist served 84 clients over eight days while experiencing symptoms of coronavirus. Now health officials say a coworker is sick.
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AP Top Stories May 25

AP Top Stories May 25

Here's the latest for Monday May 25th: President Trump marks Memorial Day; Biden makes 1st in-person appearance since March; WHO to temporarily stop study of malaria drug and baby beluga whale born in Georgia.
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Greece restarts ferry services, opens restaurants

Greece restarts ferry services, opens restaurants

Greece restarted regular ferry services to its islands Monday, and cafes and restaurants were also back open for business as the country accelerated efforts to salvage its tourism season.
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Police enforce social distancing at NY beach

Police enforce social distancing at NY beach

Police in New York kept a watchful eye over beachgoers Monday who ventured out to relax on the Memorial Day holiday.
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Cuomo thanks essential workers on Memorial Day

Cuomo thanks essential workers on Memorial Day

Gov. Andrew Cuomo joined a private Memorial Day ceremony at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in Manhattan, where he spoke of the sacrifices of military members and essential workers who lost their lives to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Biden makes 1st in-person appearance in 2 months

Biden makes 1st in-person appearance in 2 months

Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden made his first in-person appearance in more than two months on Monday as he marked Memorial Day.
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Baby beluga whale born at Georgia Aquarium

Baby beluga whale born at Georgia Aquarium

The Georgia Aquarium has announced the birth of its newest beluga whale. The calf was born on Sunday, May 17, 2020 to its mother, 20-year-old Whisper.
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Trump makes double Memorial Day appearances

Trump makes double Memorial Day appearances

President Donald Trump made his second appearance to mark Memorial Day at Baltimore's Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine.
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Japanese cargo ship arrives at ISS

Japanese cargo ship arrives at ISS

An unpiloted Japanese cargo ship, HTV-9, arrived at the International Space Station
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Trump marks Memorial Day at Arlington Cemetery

Trump marks Memorial Day at Arlington Cemetery

President Donald Trump began Memorial Day by laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery.
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ShowBiz Minute: Memorial Day, Wallen, Prince Charles

ShowBiz Minute: Memorial Day, Wallen, Prince Charles

National Memorial Day Concert aired from Los Angeles; Morgan Wallen apologizes after arrest; Prince Charles voices support for arts during a radio interview.
Efforts underway to get food from farms to needy

Efforts underway to get food from farms to needy

Low demand due to the pandemic has caused farmers to destroy crops and euthanize livestock at a time when demand is soaring at food banks. However, some states and the federal government have begun finding ways to get that food to the needy.
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New Zealand Prime Minister on TV during earthquake

New Zealand Prime Minister on TV during earthquake

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern felt an earthquake during a live TV interview Monday morning. The US Geological Survey says the magnitude 5.6 quake struck in the ocean about 62 miles northeast of Wellington.
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AP Top Stories May 25

AP Top Stories May 25

Here's the latest for Monday May 25th: Beaches draw holiday weekend crowds; President Trump to observe Memorial Day; San Francisco fire hits fishing industry; Earthquake in New Zealand.
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On This Day: 25 May 2017

On This Day: 25 May 2017

"Wonder Woman" Los Angeles premiere goes ahead in the aftermath of Manchester bombing.
US beaches draw Memorial Day weekend crowds

US beaches draw Memorial Day weekend crowds

Beaches drew crowds in many parts of the U.S. over the Memorial Day weekend, despite concerns about the coronavirus.
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Arbery was overcoming obstacles, family says

Arbery was overcoming obstacles, family says

For Ahmaud Arbery, the young black man shot and killed in Georgia in February, running was about staying in shape and contemplating his next move. After some legal trouble that began in his teenage years, Arbery planned to become an electrician.
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Indonesian dancers take digital stage amid virus

Indonesian dancers take digital stage amid virus

Some dancers in Indonesia are finding a way to keep their art and incomes alive during the new coronavirus pandemic. Two choreographers in Jakarta have given a traditional system for tipping artists, saweran, a modern twist -- posting videos of da...
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Today in History May 25

Today in History May 25

Highlights of this day in history: "Star Wars" --- the classic sci-fi movie written and directed by George Lucas --- premieres; Former Enron execs Kenneth Lay and Jeffrey Skilling are convicted of conspiracy and fraud; Comedian Jay Leno begins hi...
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AP Top Stories May 24

AP Top Stories May 24

Here's the latest for Tuesday May 24th: Americans and Europeans soak up the sun amid new rules, White House goal on testing nursing homes unmet, UK PM on plans for schools reopening, students, SpaceX's 1st astronaut launch breaking new ground for ...
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