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Coronavirus cases in US reach record high with over 83,000 cases in a day; deaths near 224,000
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Coronavirus cases in US reach record high with over 83,000 cases in a day; deaths near 224,000

The US surge mirrors a similarly widespread spike in Europe, where Rome, Paris, and other major cities are reining in nightlife as part of the increasingly drastic measures undertaken to slow the spread of the pandemic

Joe Biden focuses on schools and COVID-19 pandemic, set to visit Kenosha next
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Joe Biden focuses on schools and COVID-19 pandemic, set to visit Kenosha next

Biden's itinerary reflects his efforts to keep the election spotlight on the president’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and the nation’s overall security, while Trump emphasises civil unrest in Wisconsin and elsewhere

More than 500 inmates in Tucson prison unit of Arizona test COVID-19 positive
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More than 500 inmates in Tucson prison unit of Arizona test COVID-19 positive

According to the Arizona Department of Corrections COVID-19 dashboard, 890 inmates at the state prisons and 564 staff members have tested positive

Latino, Black neighborhoods in US states struggle with disparity in COVID-19 testing facilities
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Latino, Black neighborhoods in US states struggle with disparity in COVID-19 testing facilities

As the pandemic explodes in diverse states like Arizona and Florida, people in communities of color who have been exposed to the virus are struggling to get tested.

'US will have 100,000 new coronavirus cases a day,' warns top health expert Anthony Fauci as country sees around 40,000 new infections a day
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'US will have 100,000 new coronavirus cases a day,' warns top health expert Anthony Fauci as country sees around 40,000 new infections a day

Fauci said the daily increase in new coronavirus cases in the United States, currently around 40,000, could reach 100,000 unless a full nationwide effort was undertaken to tamp down the resurgent virus.

At least three injured in shooting at Arizona's Westgate shopping complex; suspect in custody, says Glendale Police
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At least three injured in shooting at Arizona's Westgate shopping complex; suspect in custody, says Glendale Police

The suspect was taken into custody safely, a Glendale Police spokeswoman said in a televised briefing.

Donald Trump tours face mask factory in Arizona without wearing one, confirms plans to wind down White House coronavirus task force
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Donald Trump tours face mask factory in Arizona without wearing one, confirms plans to wind down White House coronavirus task force

Without wearing a face-covering himself, President Donald Trump toured a new medical mask factory in Arizona on Tuesday, taking a rare trip out of Washington to visit a state he hopes to win in the November election

American Dirt: In Jeanine Cummins' new book, writing about the border crisis, hoping to break down walls
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American Dirt: In Jeanine Cummins' new book, writing about the border crisis, hoping to break down walls

As a nonimmigrant, Jeanine Cummins was reluctant at first to write an entire novel from the perspective of Mexican migrants, for fear of getting it wrong, or appearing to be opportunistically seizing on a humanitarian crisis.

Second man arrested in connection with rapper Mac Miller's death, charged with possessing marijuana, weapons
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Second man arrested in connection with rapper Mac Miller's death, charged with possessing marijuana, weapons

Ryan Reavis has been charged with marijuana, prescription drugs and weapons offenses but has not been directly accused of causing Mac Miller’s death

Donald Trump calls newly-constructed section of US-Mexico border wall 'world-class security system', dubs structure 'virtually impenetrable'
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Donald Trump calls newly-constructed section of US-Mexico border wall 'world-class security system', dubs structure 'virtually impenetrable'

President Donald Trump signed his name Wednesday on a newly constructed section of the US-Mexico border wall, calling it a 'world-class security system' that will be virtually impenetrable

Donald Trump govt puts radical new asylum rule into effect as desperation rises among thousands of migrants waiting on Mexican border
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Donald Trump govt puts radical new asylum rule into effect as desperation rises among thousands of migrants waiting on Mexican border

A new level of despair spread among tens of thousands of migrants waiting on the Mexican border to seek refuge in the US as the Trump administration began enforcing radical new restrictions Thursday on who qualifies for asylum

Donald Trump's 'most salient' campaign promise takes shape as US begins building 700-km-long border wall in Arizona
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Donald Trump's 'most salient' campaign promise takes shape as US begins building 700-km-long border wall in Arizona

On a dirt road past rows of date trees, just feet from a dry section of Colorado River, a small construction crew is putting up a towering border wall that the government hopes will reduce — for good — the flow of immigrants who cross the US-Mexico border illegally.

US defence secretary Mark Esper approves funding of $3.6 billion to build Donald Trump's wall along Mexican border
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US defence secretary Mark Esper approves funding of $3.6 billion to build Donald Trump's wall along Mexican border

Defense Secretary Mark Esper approved the use of $3.6 billion in funding from military construction projects to build 175 miles of Trump's wall along the Mexican border.

'Wanted a better life for her,' says mother of Gurupreet Kaur, Indian girl who died near US-Mexico border
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'Wanted a better life for her,' says mother of Gurupreet Kaur, Indian girl who died near US-Mexico border

The parents of 6-year-old Indian girl Gurupreet Kaur, who died of heat stroke near the US-Mexico border, said they sought asylum in the US because they 'wanted a safer and better life for her'.

South Asian group seeks probe into death of 6-year-old Indian along US-Mexico border, blames border militarisation
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South Asian group seeks probe into death of 6-year-old Indian along US-Mexico border, blames border militarisation

SAALT has sought a probe into the death of a six-year-old Indian girl, whose body was found along the US-Mexico border in Arizona, alleging that militarisation of the area and rejection of migrants attempting to cross at the entry ports have created an inhuman environment.

Senator Martha McSally, first woman pilot to fly in combat for US Air Force, says she was raped by senior
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Senator Martha McSally, first woman pilot to fly in combat for US Air Force, says she was raped by senior

Martha McSally, 52, who spent 26 years in the Air Force and commanded a fighter squadron, revealed the attack in emotional remarks during a Senate subcommittee hearing on sexual assault in the military

India-born billionaire John Kapoor on trial in US for bribing doctors to prescribe addictive painkiller meant for cancer patients
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India-born billionaire John Kapoor on trial in US for bribing doctors to prescribe addictive painkiller meant for cancer patients

John Kapoor, 75, plotted to bribe doctors across the country to prescribe a fentanyl spray, a kind of painkiller, in order to outshine competitors and line his own pockets, a federal prosecutor told jurors

Woman in vegetative state for decade in Arizona gives birth, police launch investigation into possible sex crime
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Woman in vegetative state for decade in Arizona gives birth, police launch investigation into possible sex crime

A woman said to have been in a vegetative state for at least a decade at a private health care facility in Phoenix reportedly gave birth recently.

US winter storms will seven; Midwest, southwestern regions from Arizona to Texas hit hardest
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US winter storms will seven; Midwest, southwestern regions from Arizona to Texas hit hardest

Winter weather advisories were in effect Saturday for northern Indiana and southern Michigan. To the south, heavy rains were forecast in the central Gulf Coast, in the Florida Panhandle, and stretching east to the mid-Atlantic. Not all of the country suffered, though. The capital Washington enjoyed blue skies and a temperature around 14 degrees Celcius on Saturday.

Uber receives approval from Pennsylvania to resume self-driving car testing
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Uber receives approval from Pennsylvania to resume self-driving car testing

Uber said last month that when it resumed testing it would do so with two employees in the front seat.