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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis pose during their visit at the Naval Support Activity base at Souda, on the Greek island of Crete, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020. Pompeo visited a U.S. naval base at Souda Bay on the southern Greek island of Crete Tuesday, ahead of a meeting with Greece's prime minister on the second day of his trip to the country. (Aris Messinis/Pool viaAP)
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September 29, 2020 - 7:53 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed support Tuesday for talks between Greece and Turkey, NATO allies whose relations deteriorated to the point where both had warships facing off in the Mediterranean Sea. Speaking from the Souda Bay military base on the Greek island...
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The Templo Mayor archeological site stands in downtown Mexico City, once the Aztec capital of Tenochtitlan, Monday, Sept. 28, 2020. In light of the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, it remains unclear how much humanity has learned from one of the greatest mass die-offs due to the smallpox epidemic, which gave rise to the first successful vaccine in 1796. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
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September 28, 2020 - 3:53 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — There were mass cremations of bodies; entire families died and the inhabitants of the city, afraid to pull their bodies out, simply collapsed their homes on top of them to bury them on the spot. The scene, beyond even the current coronavirus pandemic, was a scourge brought 500...
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FILE - This May 26, 2020, file photo shows an Official Democratic General Primary mail-in ballot and secrecy envelope, for the Pennsylvania primary in Pittsburgh. Amid the global pandemic, more people than ever are expected to bypass their polling place and cast absentee ballots for the first time. Voters marking ballots from home could lead to an increase in the kinds of mistakes that typically would be caught by a scanner or election worker at the polls. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
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September 26, 2020 - 8:23 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Two decades ago, Florida's hanging chads became an unlikely symbol of a disputed presidential election. This year, the issue could be poorly marked ovals or boxes. Amid the global coronavirus pandemic, more people than ever are expected to bypass their polling place and cast absentee...
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Andrew Limberg
September 24, 2020 - 11:11 am
A woman in Ohio was arrested and tased this week in Ohio for refusing to wear a mask during her son’s away football game. The Ohio Star reports that Alecia Kitts was approached by a Logan, Ohio Police officer after seeing she was not wearing a mask.
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Barbara Schwarz
September 24, 2020 - 9:35 am
Scientists at Houston Methodist hospital sequenced the genomes of 5,085 strains from two outbreaks. The first wave occurred in early March and the, much bigger one took place in June.
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FILE - A couple look at the "Lennon Wall" with a face mask attached to the image of John Lennon, in Prague, Czech Republic, on April 6, 2020. Like so many other events in the year of coronavirus, an annual tribute to John Lennon held in its adopted city of New York will go online. The five-hour event will be streamed for free on Lennon's birthday, October 9, starting at 7 p.m. Eastern time on the LennonTribute.org website. It will feature recorded performances from Patti Smith, Rosanne Cash, Natalie Merchant, Jackson Browne, Jorma Kaukonen and others. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
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September 24, 2020 - 7:36 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Like many other events, an annual John Lennon tribute concert that takes place in his adopted city of New York on his Oct. 9 birthday has been forced online because of the coronavirus pandemic. There was no way it was being canceled, not on what would have been Lennon's 80th...
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This image released by Disney/Marvel Studios' shows Scarlett Johansson in a scene from "Black Widow." The Walt Disney Co. has further postponed its next mega-movies from Marvel, including "Black Widow," while also postponing Steven Spielberg's "West Side Story" a full year in the company's latest recalibration due to the pandemic. (Marvel Studios/Disney via AP)
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September 23, 2020 - 1:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Walt Disney Co. has further postponed its next mega-movies from Marvel, including “Black Widow,” while also postponing Steven Spielberg's “West Side Story” a full year in the company's latest recalibration due to the pandemic. Ten of Disney's top films shuffled release dates...
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FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2018 file photo, a local convenient store worker, hands out candy to trick or treaters on Halloween in Brooklyn Borough of New York. U.S. sales of Halloween candy were up 13% over last year in the month ending Sept. 6, 2020 according to data from market research firm IRI and the National Confectioners Association. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
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September 23, 2020 - 12:49 pm
Americans may not know if trick or treating will happen this year because of the pandemic, but they’re buying a lot of Halloween candy while they wait to find out. U.S. sales of Halloween candy were up 13% over last year in the month ending Sept. 6, according to data from market research firm IRI...
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Eldis Sula
September 18, 2020 - 2:56 pm
It’s a mask the whole family can enjoy. A Florida father defended his fifth-grade son wearing a Hooters mask to school after the face covering was declared ‘offensive’ by his principal.
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FILE - In this June 18, 2015 file photo, Van Morrison performs at the 46th annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Gala in New York. Van Morrison is to release three new songs over the coming weeks that take a swipe at the lockdown restrictions imposed by the British government. In ‘No More Lockdown,’ the Northern Irishman says the curbs “enslave” people, effectively labels the government as “fascist bullies,” condemns celebrities for “telling us what we are supposed to feel” and charges scientists for “making up crooked facts.” (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
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September 18, 2020 - 6:25 am
LONDON (AP) — Van Morrison has never been one to hold back over the years. Why start now? The 75-year-old singer-songwriter is certainly not holding back on what he thinks of the lockdown restrictions put in place by governments around the world in response to the coronavirus. Morrison, whose...
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