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'Officers are scared out there': Coronavirus hits…

Increasing numbers of police officers and civilian law enforcement staff are getting sick as the number of coronavirus cases explodes across the U.S. And the growing tally raises questions about how laws can and should be enforced during the pandemic, and about how departments will hold up as the virus spreads among the ranks of those whose work puts them at increased risk of infection

Van Gogh's 'Starry Night' Spotted On Newly…

There’s a newly discovered species of peacock spider that looks like it’s wearing Vincent van Gogh’s “The Starry Night.”

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10 Real-Life Places You Can Experience Virtually…

10 Real-Life Places You Can Experience Virtually From Your Home A simple Google search on your computer can open the virtual door to these travel destinations. 1. The ancient Great Wall of China. 2. Egypt's three Giza pyramids. 3. India's Taj Mahal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 4. The ancient Colosseum in Rome, Italy. 5. France's beautiful Palace of Versailles. 6. Great Britain's mysterious Stonehenge. 7. California's Yosemite National Park, home of the Half Dome. 8. America's most famous road, Route 66. 9. Italy's Sistine Chapel, which can be found in the Vatican. 10. Paris' most famous art museum, the Louvre.

A 'Historic First' From Pope, With No One There…

The "Urbi et Orbi" ("To the City and the World") prayer recited by the pope is typically only offered on three occasions: on Christmas, on Easter, and when a new pontiff is chosen. On Friday, however, Pope Francis climbed the steps of St. Peter's Basilica in a rainy Vatican City...

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Venezuela Calls Drug Trafficking Charges Against…

The U.S. charged Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro with drug trafficking charges. Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreza said the charges showed the “desperation” of the “Washington Elite.” According to Reuters, the Trump administration offered rewards for the capture of Maduro. They also offered rewards for the capture of other high-ranking officials accused of drug trafficking. Arreza said the U.S. was “obsessed” with Venezuela and wanted to reap “electoral returns” in Florida.

Miami Imposes Overnight Curfew To Stop The Spread…

The city of Miami decided to institute a curfew because people weren't following shelter-in-place or social distancing guidelines.

Hail pummels Oklahoma backyard

Severe storms dumped hail on Edmond, Oklahoma, on March 27. The hail pelted this backyard and pool.

Screened Out

Trailer for 'Screened Out' starring Alicia Dupuis, Jon Hyatt, Jim Steyer, Syd Bolton, Dr. Jean Twenge

In Phenomenon Seen Across Species, the Ladies…

It's not just in human populations that females tend to live longer than males. The same trend has been seen in mammals such as elephants, lions, and orcas, according to a new study. Indeed, demographic data for 134 populations of 101 mammalian species shows females outlive males in 60% of...

Barcelona donates 30,000 masks to help fight…

Barcelona has delivered 30,000 masks to the Catalonia government to help fight the coronavirus pandemic

NASA Releases Striking Concept Images Of Its…

NASA has released concept images of its all-electric X-plane.

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Can Coronavirus Live on Shoes?

Can Coronavirus Live on Shoes? The COVID-19 pandemic has already raised questions about how long the virus can live on clothing. But what about shoes? Shoes are points of contact in crowded areas, such as grocery stores. According to public health specialist Carol Winner, there is no evidence that coronavirus enters our homes via shoes. Carol Winner, via HuffPost However, there is evidence that the virus can live on surfaces, which may include shoes depending on the material. Carol Winner, via HuffPost

Doctors as Virus Cases in US Pass 100K: 'We Are…

Just two days ago, there were about 82,000 cases of the coronavirus in the United States, making it the country with the most cases in the world . Now that count has surpassed 100,000, per Reuters , which reports the US number rose by about 18,000 on Friday—the...

Flu And COVID-19 Pose Threat As Winter Ends

The influenza virus has taken a backseat to COVID-19 in response to the global outbreak. According to a new report, however, the flu is still something we need to watch for and be aware of. New research shows there was an uptick in cases of influenza across the US during the week ending March 21. According to UPI, an estimated 1 million Americans were infected with the influenza virus. The new cases bring the total for the 2019-20 flu season to an estimated 39 million people.

4 Dead On Cruise Ship; 2 Others Test Positive For…

Holland America cruise line said "four older guests" had died on the Zaandam cruise ship, which is anchored off the coast of Panama.

Enjoying spring nature virtually

During the COVID-19 pandemic, there is a limited number of ways to experience nature's beauty. Accuweather's Dexter Henry looks at some creative ways for people to enjoy nature this spring

Carrion

Trailer for 'Carrion' starring Jenya Shatilova, Chloë Caro, Nathan Knight, Marc Victor, Sierra Goddard

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A Civil Rights Icon, Dead at 98

A civil rights icon who was an aide to Martin Luther King Jr., conducted the benediction prayer at Barack Obama's 2009 presidential inauguration, and led the Southern Christian Leadership Conference for two decades has died. Relatives of the Rev. Joseph E. Lowery say the 98-year-old died at home in Atlanta...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump a rosy outlier on science of…

President Donald Trump has been weighing in on the science of the coronavirus pandemic for weeks

'Spiders' Invade Mars

'Spiders' are invading Mars.