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Pandemic brings smaller, subdued Memorial Day observances

Pandemic brings smaller, subdued Memorial Day observances

SUMMARY: Pandemic brings smaller, subdued Memorial Day observances Americans settled for small processions and online tributes instead of parades Monday as they observed Memorial Day in the shadow of the cornavirus pandemicA woman holds on to her hat as she gathers with people outside of Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, where President Donald Trump attends a Memorial Day ceremony, Monday, May 25, 2020, in Baltimore.

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California lays out pandemic rules for church reopenings

California lays out pandemic rules for church reopenings

SUMMARY: On Monday, the state released a framework that will permit counties to allow in-person worship services.

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Asia Today: Philippines trying to ease quarantine congestion

Asia Today: Philippines trying to ease quarantine congestion

SUMMARY: President Rodrigo Duterte said in televised remarks Monday night that some provincial officials have refused entry to returning workers from abroad and warned them of possible lawsuits.

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Death and denial in Brazil’s Amazon capital

Death and denial in Brazil’s Amazon capital

SUMMARY: Death and denial in Brazil’s Amazon capital Manaus is one the cities in Brazil hardest hit by the new coronavirusMANAUS, Brazil -- As the white van approached Perfect Love Street, one by one chatting neighbors fell silent, covered their mouths and noses and scattered.

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The Latest: South Korea reports 19 new virus cases, China 7

The Latest: South Korea reports 19 new virus cases, China 7

SUMMARY: Abe announced the lift of a coronavirus state of emergency from Tokyo and four other remaining prefectures.

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Worker shortage concerns loom in immigrant-heavy meatpacking

Worker shortage concerns loom in immigrant-heavy meatpacking

SUMMARY: Lacking English skills, the brothers took jobs at Smithfield Foods' Sioux Falls pork plant, grueling and increasingly risky work as the coronavirus sickened thousands of meatpacking workers nationwide.

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California issues guidelines for church reopenings

California issues guidelines for church reopenings

SUMMARY: California issues guidelines for church reopenings California says churches can resume in-person services but the congregations will be limited to less than 100LOS ANGELES -- Religious services in California will look much different under rules unveiled Monday that limit attendance to 100 people and recommend worshippers wear masks, limit singing and refrain from shaking hands or hugging.

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Asia Today: South Korea to require masks on transit, flights

Asia Today: South Korea to require masks on transit, flights

SUMMARY: Health Ministry official Yoon Taeho on Monday said masks will also be required on all domestic and international flights from Wednesday.

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Coronavirus pandemic sparks rise in car thefts across the country

Coronavirus pandemic sparks rise in car thefts across the country

SUMMARY: And many other law enforcement agencies around the U.S. are reporting an increase in stolen cars and vehicle burglaries, even as violent crime has dropped dramatically nationwide in the coronavirus pandemic.

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North Carolina speedway sees thousands in the stands, few with masks despite coronavirus risk

North Carolina speedway sees thousands in the stands, few with masks despite coronavirus risk

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States are reopening. But many still require travelers to self-quarantine. Here's where

States are reopening. But many still require travelers to self-quarantine. Here's where

SUMMARY: ConnecticutThe state is urging any person coming into Connecticut by any mode of transportation to self-quarantine for 14 days.

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Is international travel allowed yet? See when Spain, Mexico, Italy, UK plan to reopen borders

Is international travel allowed yet? See when Spain, Mexico, Italy, UK plan to reopen borders

SUMMARY: “Spain needs tourism and tourism needs security,” Sanchez said.

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French nursing homes employees protest pay, conditions

French nursing homes employees protest pay, conditions

SUMMARY: French nursing homes employees protest pay, conditions Employees in a major group of French nursing homes have taken part in protests across France to call for better pay amid the coronavirus crisisAn elderly woman walks past employees demonstrating outside a nursing home of the Korian group, one of the market leaders in the lucrative industry of providing care and assisted living facilities for older adults, Monday, May 25, 2020 in Paris.

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What is 'prosecco Pilates,' the latest lockdown fitness fad?

What is 'prosecco Pilates,' the latest lockdown fitness fad?

SUMMARY: But many fitness fans around the globe have been enjoying a good core workout — while they sip of a glass of prosecco.

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UK leader's aide says he won't quit over lockdown road trip

UK leader's aide says he won't quit over lockdown road trip

SUMMARY: UK leader's aide says he won't quit over lockdown road trip British leader Boris Johnson’s powerful chief aide says he will not resign for driving the length of England while the country was under strict lockdownPrime Minister Boris Johnson's senior aide Dominic Cummings leaves his north London home, Monday May 25, 2020.

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Instagram-famous, two-faced kitten Biscuits and Gravy dies

Instagram-famous, two-faced kitten Biscuits and Gravy dies

SUMMARY: Biscuits and Gravy — the two-faced kitten who gained an instant Internet following when he was born in Oregon last week — has died, his owners announced Sunday.

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Couple got tattoos of future wedding date before coronavirus cancellation: 'All you can do is laugh'

Couple got tattoos of future wedding date before coronavirus cancellation: 'All you can do is laugh'

SUMMARY: An engaged couple from Northern Ireland was devastated when their wedding was postponed amid the coronavirus health crisis – after they got the date tattooed on their arms.

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North Carolina restaurant receives $1,000 tip on reopening day: 'There's so much kindness in this world'

North Carolina restaurant receives $1,000 tip on reopening day: 'There's so much kindness in this world'

SUMMARY: The employees of one North Carolina restaurant were shocked to receive a $1,000 tip on the establishment’s reopening day amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Universal Orlando to reopen June 5, with coronavirus precautions

Universal Orlando to reopen June 5, with coronavirus precautions

SUMMARY: Universal Orlando will reopen June 5, with precautions related to the coronavirus.

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Jimmie Johnson disqualified from second-place Coca-Cola 600 finish after car fails post-race inspection

Jimmie Johnson disqualified from second-place Coca-Cola 600 finish after car fails post-race inspection

SUMMARY: Jimmie Johnson’s second-place finish at the Coca-Cola 600 was nullified after his car failed inspection following the end of the longest NASCAR race ever.

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