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Coronavirus updates: Russia becomes first country to approve COVID-19 vaccine

Coronavirus updates: Russia becomes first country to approve COVID-19 vaccine

Ovidiu Dugulan/iStockBy MORGAN WINSOR and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 737,000 people worldwide.

Over 20 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. Th...

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Intense clashes in Belarus on second day of protests following contested presidential election

Intense clashes in Belarus on second day of protests following contested presidential election

SERGEI GAPON/AFP via Getty ImagesBy PATRICK REEVELL, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- There were intense clashes in Belarus capital Minsk on Monday night as security forces sought to violently disperse thousands of protesters who gathered for the second day in a row to demand that the countrys authoritarian leader, Alexander Lukashenko, step down following a contested election.

Large crowds of protester...

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Four things to watch in latest round of primaries on Tuesday

Four things to watch in latest round of primaries on Tuesday

hermosawave/iStockBy KENDALL KARSON, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- The presidential primary comes to an end on Tuesday, with Connecticut bookending a primary season that has spanned more than half the year -- another reflection of the reach of the coronavirus impact on the 2020 election.

Despite the relatively low-key races in the Constitution State, voters in Georgia, Minnesota, Vermont and Wisconsi...

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Mnuchin says new federal unemployment will be available from states within two weeks

Mnuchin says new federal unemployment will be available from states within two weeks

Official White House Photo D. Myles CullenBy BENJAMIN SIEGEL and SARAH KOLINOVSKY, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday said that states will be able to "execute" new weekly federal unemployment benefits of up to $400 within two weeks, after the Trump administration repeatedly declined to offer a timeline for the new benefits announced by President Donald Trump ov...

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Portia de Rossi says wife Ellen Degeneres is "doing great" following toxic work controversy; says show will go on

Portia de Rossi says wife Ellen Degeneres is "doing great" following toxic work controversy; says show will go on

ABC/Todd Wawrychuk(LOS ANGELES) -- Despite a hat, face covering and sunglasses, a sharp-eyed paparazzo spottedEllen DegenereswifePortia de Rossion a dog walk in Santa Barbara, and asked her how Ellen was holding up in the wake of the toxic work environment controversy surrounding her show.

"Shes doing great," de Rossi insisted, according toPageSix, with theArrested Developmentco-star ...

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'Every single body is a bikini body': Body-positive advocates discuss inclusive swimwear shopping tips and best picks

'Every single body is a bikini body': Body-positive advocates discuss inclusive swimwear shopping tips and best picks

arlosDavid.org/iStockBy JACQUELINE LAUREAN YATES, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- "Fun in the sun" feels a little different this year, but it hasnt stopped many of us from finding the perfect swimsuit for a dip in a backyard pool or a vacation in the foreseeable future.

While people search far and wide to look for options that are beach-ready every summer, finding size-inclusive picks isnt always an eas...

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The Office Visit is a Dinosuar

The office visit is a dinosaur   August 11, 2020/Richard Asinof   The changes to the health care delivery landscape in Rhode Island keep occurring at a fast and f...

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Rhode News as of 08/11?20 of 5:18am

>>The Latest (Undated)  --  Here is the latest news: The victim of a weekend crash on Block Island has been identified.  One new coronavirus death was reported in the Ocean Sta...

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