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Coronavirus live updates: Arizona's ICUs are 89% full

Coronavirus live updates: Arizona's ICUs are 89% full

Myriam Borzee/iStockBy WILLIAM MANSELL and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 556,000 people worldwide.

Over 12.3 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University....

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Melania Trump statue in Slovenia torched, artist wants to speak with arsonists

Melania Trump statue in Slovenia torched, artist wants to speak with arsonists

JURE MAKOVEC/AFP via Getty ImagesBy DRAGANA JOVANOVIC, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- As President Donald Trump has vowed to punish those who destroy monuments in the U.S., a wooden sculpture of American first lady Melania Trump, near her hometown in Slovenia, was torched on July 4.

Authorities dont know who torched the life-size statue, carved by local folk artist Ale "Maxi" upevc, or why it was burn...

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Broad disapproval for Trump's handling of coronavirus, race relations: POLL

Broad disapproval for Trump's handling of coronavirus, race relations: POLL

ABC News/Ipsos PollBy KENDALL KARSON, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- President Donald Trump is facing broad disapproval for his management of the two major crises gripping the nation, with two-thirds of Americans giving him low marks for both his response to the coronavirus pandemic and his handling of race relations, according to a new ABC News/Ipsos poll released Friday.

Evaluation of Trumps oversight...

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Prominent Latino voices call for Goya Foods boycott after CEO praises Trump

Prominent Latino voices call for Goya Foods boycott after CEO praises Trump

Nikki Kahn/The Washington Post via Getty ImagesBy CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- Goya Foods, the New Jersey-based producer of many canned foods that have become staples in American homes, is facing calls for a boycott from prominent Latino voices after its CEO Robert Unanue lauded President Donald Trump.

"We are so blessed to have you as our leader," Unaue told Trump on Thursday at t...

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Matt Reeves' 'The Batman' getting an HBO Max spin-off

Matt Reeves' 'The Batman' getting an HBO Max spin-off

Photo by Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Writer-directorMatt Reevesis in the early production days of his big-screenThe Batman, but hes already inked a deal for a small-screen spin-off.

Reeves, along withSopranosveteran andBoardwalk EmpirecreatorTerrence Winter,have just announcedtheyre developing an HBO Max show centering on Gotham Citys cops. Set in the same unive...

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Calls for change after 26-year-old Black woman dies during childbirth

Calls for change after 26-year-old Black woman dies during childbirth

PeopleImages/iStockBy ANASTASIA ELYSE WILLIAMS, KATIE KINDELAN and KATE HODGSON, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- The death of a 26-year-old Black woman during an emergency C-section is putting a spotlight on the disparities women of color face during childbirth, and leading to calls for change.

Sha-asia Washington died earlier this month during an emergency C-section at NYC Health Hospitals/Woodhull, a...

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Maine launches "Let's Be Kind Campaign

Maine launches “Let’s Be Kind” Campaign for businesses   July 10, 2020/Nancy Thomas   by Nancy Thomas, editor, communications consultant &nbs...

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Rhode Island News as of 07/10/20 of 7:40am

(Undated)  --  Here is the latest news: Tropical Storm Fay is expected in New England this weekend.  Not as much of Rhode Island's population has gotten tested for the cor...

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It's all about the money!

It’s all about the money!   July 9, 2020/John Cardullo   by John Cardullo, sportswriter   As Covid-19 still affects our daily lives we find that ...

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