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CDC forecast projects thousands more Covid-19 deaths in the next 3 weeks

An ensemble forecast from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now projects there will be 205,000 to 217,000 coronavirus deaths in the United States by Oct. 3.  ...

A landfill in their backyard

After 9/11, Staten Island’s defunct Fresh Kills landfill became a forensic site for Ground Zero debris. Nineteen years later, the city is transforming it...

Thai King reinstates his royal consort after declaring her ‘untainted’

King Maha Vajiralongkorn of Thailand is welcoming his consort back into the royal household, a surprise move that comes as the country is in...

Palau invites US military to build bases amid China power push

The tiny Pacific nation of Palau has urged the United States military to build bases on its territory -- which lies in a region...

UN experts voice deep concerns on HK security law

In a letter to China experts say the law poses a serious risk to Hong Kong's freedoms. Continue reading - https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-54022461

‘Dwarf Pride’ Was Hard Won. Will a Growth Drug Undermine It?

An experimental medication that increases height in children with the most common form of dwarfism has raised hope that it can help them lead...

Jamaica election: Andrew Holness’ JLP re-elected amid rise in Covid-19 cases

Prime Minister Andrew Holness' Labour Party won a landslide victory on Thursday, but turnout was low. Continue reading - https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-53997063

Lima’s Athletes Village playing a role in Peru COVID-19 recovery

The Athletes Village built for Lima's Panamerican Games is being put into service again - as a hospital treating hundreds ofCOVID-19 patients. Continue reading...

Pence attends 9/11 ceremony at Ground Zero

Vice President Mike Pence and second lady Karen Pence were seen wearing face masks when they walked in front of the podium at Ground...

Searchers Find No Sign of Survivor in Beirut Rubble

The searchers said there were no new indications that anyone was alive in the rubble of a historic house that was destroyed by the...
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Which undefeated NFL teams are gigantic frauds? Let’s investigate

It’s never too early to overreact to NFL win totals. Continue reading - https://deadspin.com/which-undefeated-nfl-teams-are-gigantic-frauds-let-s-i-1845145948
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Raved by Locals: 40 Interesting Things to do in Australia Not Many Tourists Know

Planning to spice up your next trip Down Under? Here are 40 exciting things to do in Australia that our community (and Chris Hemsworth)...

The Best Trends Of The ‘90s Are Brought Back To Life In Julie And The Phantoms

The new Netflix show's costumes, by Soyon An, are not only standout but full of hidden meanings. Continue reading - https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2020/09/9995748/julie-and-the-phantoms-costumes-90s-fashion-outfits?utm_source=feed&utm_medium=rss

Nintendo finally ports Super Mario 64, Sunshine, and Galaxy to Switch

Nintendo today revealed in a special Direct that it’s celebrating the 35th anniversary of the first Super Mario game. It’s doing so by packaging several of...