U.S. congressman John Lewis to lie in state in Capitol Rotunda

reuters.com- Update: July 24, 02:29 am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - John Lewis, a civil rights pioneer and longtime member of Congress who died last week, will lie in state at the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington on Monday and Tuesday.

Democrats preparing for ‘nightmare scenario’ in which Trump challenges election results

reuters.com- Update: July 24, 02:28 am
Democrats are mounting their most extensive voter protection effort ever to gird for what Joe Biden called his biggest fear: the prospect that President Donald Trump will try to interfere with the Nov. 3 election or refuse to accept its outcome.

Trump cancels Republican convention in Florida after coronavirus spike

reuters.com- Update: July 24, 02:27 am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Thursday said he would no longer hold part of the Republican Party’s nominating convention in Florida in August because of a spike in coronavirus cases in the state.

Moderna loses patent challenge against Arbutus vaccine technology

nationalpost.com- Update: July 24, 02:25 am
Shares of Moderna Inc fell nearly 10% after the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board determined that the company’s claims against Arbutus Biopharma’s vaccine technology patent were not valid.

Which Canadians get COVID-19 vaccines first? Experts will face tough decisions

nationalpost.com- Update: July 24, 02:24 am
A volunteer receiving the COVID-19 vaccine during the trial stage of the vaccine produced by the Chinese company Sinovac Biotech at the Hospital das Clinicas in Sao Paulo state, Brazil, on July 21, 2020. HANDOUT/SAO PAULO STATE GOVERNMENT/AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES

Pompeo Announces Shift in U.S. Policy of Engaging with Chinese

usnews.com- Update: July 24, 02:22 am
SECRETARY OF STATE MIKE Pompeo said Thursday the U.S. will adopt a policy shift on China, breaking from decades of engagement with the expectation the communist country would become more aligned with the liberal democracies of the West.

Government Watchdogs to Investigate Actions of Federal Forces in D.C., Portland

usnews.com- Update: July 24, 02:22 am
THE INSPECTORS GENERAL for the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice have opened investigations into the actions of federal agents sent to protests in Washington, D.C., and Portland, Oregon.

Risks Are High at Low-Volume Hospitals

usnews.com- Update: July 24, 02:20 am
LIKE OTHER HOSPITALS IN thinly populated areas, Sterling Regional Medical Center does a bit of everything. The 25-bed Colorado hospital has its own heliport, delivers about 200 babies a year and admits more than 1,200 patients for a variety of conditions and procedures. Replacing worn and painful hips and knees is among them. To patients, the surgery may seem perfectly routine.

After a Dip, Data Show Fatal Drug Overdoses on the Rise

usnews.com- Update: July 24, 02:18 am
FATAL DRUG OVERDOSES rose 4.6% in 2019, preliminary federal data shows, and experts fear drug deaths are set to rise even higher this year amid a global pandemic that has isolated millions of people, disrupted health care and altogether upended American life.

U.S. Surpasses 4 Million Coronavirus Cases as CDC Predicts 164,000 Deaths by Mid-August

usnews.com- Update: July 24, 02:17 am
OFFICIALS ON THURSDAY confirmed more than 4 million cases of the coronavirus in the U.S., as the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control predicts increased fatalities from the virus in the coming weeks.

Liverpool lifts 'special' Premier League title after thrilling victory against Chelsea

cnn.com- Update: July 24, 02:15 am
Liverpool finally got its hands on the English Premier League trophy following an action-packed 5-3 win against Chelsea at Anfield.

Mike Tyson comeback fight with Roy Jones Jr confirmed for September

theguardian.com- Update: July 24, 02:12 am
Mike Tyson will make his widely speculated return to the prize ring for an exhibition bout against four-division world champion Roy Jones Jr on 12 September. The eight-round fight will be broadcast on pay-per-view and Triller, an upstart TikTok-like music video app which confirmed the event in a release on Thursday.

Ben Stokes's fitness to bowl is key to England's final selection

theguardian.com- Update: July 24, 02:11 am
Grey clouds and sporadic gusts of rain hovered over Old Trafford on the eve of the Test. The covers were permanently on and the West Indies players in full tracksuits, bobble hats and the odd umbrella were ambling across the playing surface, drifting slowly from their place of practice back to their hotel rooms. It was a bleak, unworldly sight and a reminder of the sacrifices the players are making to deliver this series. It looks much more normal when switching on the TV at 10.55am.

How to Prep for the Coronavirus at Home

healthline.com- Update: July 24, 02:09 am
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Hospitals Put to Test as COVID-19 Strains ICUs

healthline.com- Update: July 24, 02:08 am
Months after the COVID-19 outbreak peaked in New York, states in the South and West, including Florida, Texas, and California, are seeing new surges of disease.

Why is Xi Jinping pitting China against the world?

theguardian.com- Update: July 24, 02:00 am
Earlier this week, Chinese leader Xi Jinping held a rare meeting in Beijing with business leaders. Admitting that the Covid-19 pandemic had a “huge impact” on the country’s economy, Xi used a Chinese idiom to assure his listeners.

Dyson to cut 900 jobs worldwide as firm blames Covid-19

theguardian.com- Update: July 24, 02:00 am
Dyson is to shed 900 jobs in a cost-cutting exercise that will weigh most heavily on UK employees of the engineering firm founded by Britain’s wealthiest man. Staff were told of the job losses during a live video conference with Dyson’s chief executive, Roland Krüger, who blamed the decision on the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

Ambitious designs for underwater 'space station' and habitat unveiled

cnn.com- Update: July 24, 01:55 am
Sixty feet beneath the surface of the Caribbean Sea, aquanaut Fabien Cousteau and industrial designer Yves Béhar are envisioning the world's largest underwater research station and habitat.

Three brothers are behind a series of viral videos trolling Trump

cnn.com- Update: July 23, 1:36 pm
(CNN)A little known Democratic group called MeidasTouch posted a video on Twitter less than two weeks ago that began with Kellyanne Conway, President Donald Trump's longtime aide, lashing out at presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden.

Teens need easy access to condoms and long-acting reversible contraception, say pediatricians

cnn.com- Update: July 20, 07:32 am
(CNN)Plastic wrap. Plastic bags. These are some of the workarounds teens use to protect themselves from pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, pediatrician Dr. Laura Grubb, a specialist in adolescent medicine, has been told.