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Coronavirus

Atlanta mayor: Trump broke city’s mask rule

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp sued the city of Atlanta over its face-mask requirement just after President Donald Trump arrived in the city without wearing a mask, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said Friday. In an interview on CBS “This Morning,” Bottoms questioned the timing of ...

List of national retail chains requiring masks is growing

By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO The Associated Press NEW YORK — Target, CVS Health and Publix Super Markets on Thursday joined the growing list of national chains that will require customers to wear face masks regardless of where cities or states stand on the issue. Target’s mandatory face ...

Days grow long at nursing homes

By MATT SEDENSKY The Associated Press WARNER ROBINS, Ga. — In the activity room, where birthdays were celebrated and Sunday services were held, the aquarium and its brightly colored tropical fish are the only signs of life. Off quiet hallways, Southern Pines residents pass the time ...

Rising virus infections threaten economic recovery

By JOSH BOAK and CHRISTOPHER RUGABER The Associated Press BALTIMORE — Rising coronavirus infections across dozens of states are threatening the U.S. economic recovery, forcing businesses and consumers to freeze spending and keeping the unemployment rate stubbornly high. The ...

Coronavirus data is funneled away from CDC, sparking worries

By MIKE STOBBE and BERNARD CONDON The Associated Press NEW YORK — Hospital data related to the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S. will now be collected by a private technology firm, rather than the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — a move the Trump administration says will ...

Cuomo: Schools can reopen

By CAROLYN THOMPSON The Associated Press New York parents and educators got some long-awaited answers to their back-to-school questions Monday, with Gov. Andrew Cuomo saying schools will be allowed to open in areas where the coronavirus is under control and education officials outlining a ...