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CDC updates, again, guidelines on testing people without coronavirus symptoms

September 18, 2020

The CDC has updated coronavirus testing guidelines for people who do not have symptoms of Covid-19

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Michigan judge extends deadline for absentee ballots by 2 weeks

September 18, 2020

A Michigan state judge on Friday dramatically expanded the window for when absentee ballots can arrive and get counted after Election Day.

High school football with fans in attendance kicks off in Central Florida

September 18, 2020

On Thursday night, high school football kicked on in Central Florida, including schools in Orlando.

Michigan judge blocks law that banned paid transportation to polls

September 18, 2020

A federal judge in Michigan blocked a state law that made it a crime to hire drivers to take people to the polls, handing a victory to the pro-Joe Biden super PAC that challenged the law.

City of Fishers sponsoring 500 residents to take 'Interrupting Racism' training classes

September 18, 2020

FISHERS (WISH) -- The City of Fishers is working to dismantle racism and hopes hundreds of people will participate in first steps to really make a difference. People were headed to school in Fishers Thursday, but it wasn't the normal school crowd. One group of

Winston Groom, author of "Forrest Gump," has died

September 18, 2020

Winston Groom, the American novelist and author of "Forrest Gump," has died.

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S.S. Hail Mary floats down Mississippi River from Minnesota to Louisiana

September 17, 2020

Minnesota man captains the S.S. Hail Mary in a desperate attempt to save a national nonprofit.

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US holds its second high-profile visit to Taiwan in two months as Beijing escalates military pressure

September 17, 2020

A high-profile United States official is visiting Taiwan for the second time in two months, the latest sign of warming ties between Washington and Taipei, as Beijing escalates pressure on the self-governed island through a series of military drills and aircraft incursions.

Indonesians caught without a mask forced to dig graves for Covid-19 victims

September 17, 2020

Villagers who refuse to wear masks are being forced to dig graves for victims of Covid-19 by local authorities in one part of rural Indonesia, in the hopes that a little bit of manual labor and empathy will convince others to do their part to help stop the pandemic.

Report noisy karaoke singers to help fight Covid, Philippine governor says

September 17, 2020

A provincial governor in the Philippines has set his sights on a set of people who he says are hurting the fight against the pandemic: karaoke singers.

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan calls for chemical castration of those convicted of rape

September 16, 2020

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan called for rapists and child molesters to be chemically castrated when asked in an interview about a rape that garnered national attention in Pakistan.

Activists flee on boats from Hong Kong, once a safe haven from China

September 15, 2020

For Ha Sze-yuen, the sea surrounding Hong Kong is more than just a backdrop for sunsets and beaches.

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