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A firefighter is silhouetted as Cameron Peak Fire, the largest wildfire in Colorado’s history, burns outside Drake, Colorado, U.S., October 17, 2020. Loveland Fire Rescue Authority | Reuters Wildfire season in Colorado would normally be nearing its end by now. Instead, dry conditions fueled what’s now become the state’s largest wildfire in history. The Cameron
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Anchiy | E+ | Getty Images Parents everywhere are grappling with how to make the most of Halloween during the pandemic. The guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention asks families to take precautions if they trick-or-treat outdoors by carrying hand sanitizer, setting up stations with individually bagged treats and wearing cloth masks,
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A patient recovering from COVID-19 at Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital in Wheaton, Illinois, on September 30, 2020. Terrence Antonio James | Tribune News Service | Getty Images The United States reported more than 71,600 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, approaching a record number of daily infections set in late July as the outbreak takes root across
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(L-R) U.S. President Donald Trump and National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci arrive for a briefing on the coronavirus pandemic in the press briefing room of the White House on March 26, 2020 in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer | Getty Images President Donald Trump hasn’t attended a coronavirus task force meeting
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Ford Motor plans to launch its self-driving vehicle businesses in 2022 with vehicles based on its Escape Hybrid crossover. Ford Ford Motor plans to launch its self-driving commercial business in 2022 with vehicles based on the Ford Escape Hybrid crossover, the company said Tuesday. The vehicles are the automaker’s fourth-generation self-driving test vehicles in partnership
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High earners in New York and California could face combined federal and state tax rates of 62% under Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s tax plan, according to tax experts. While Americans earning less than $400,000 would, on average, receive tax cuts under Biden’s plan, the highest earners would face double-digit increases in their official tax
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Ford is beginning production on the latest version of its F-150 full-size pickup truck, which is the bestselling vehicle in the United States and a crucial product for the automaker. Ford’s F-Series lineup of full-size trucks is the industry’s leading truck brand, and the F-150 makes up the lion’s share of sales. It has been
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A volunteer is injected with a vaccine as he participates in a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination study at the Research Centers of America, in Hollywood, Florida, U.S., September 24, 2020. Marco Bello | Reuters The Trump administration on Friday announced a deal with CVS Health and Walgreens to administer coronavirus vaccines to the elderly and
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A member of the medical staff treats a patient suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of the Slany Hospital in Slany, Czech Republic, October 13, 2020. David W. Cerny | Reuters The World Health Organization said Friday that Europe‘s coronavirus outbreak is “concerning” as the number of available intensive
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Cruise Automation COO Dan Kan (l to r), Cruise Automation CEO Kyle Vogt and General Motors President Dan Ammann Tuesday, November, 20, 2018 at Cruise Automation offices in San Francisco, California.  Source: Noah Berger | General Motors Cruise, a majority-owned subsidiary of General Motors, plans to begin testing unmanned autonomous vehicles by the end of
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A United Airlines airplane takes off at San Francisco International Airport. Gary Hershorn | Corbis News | Getty Images United Airlines on Wednesday posted a wider-than-expected third quarter loss as the coronavirus pandemic continued to hammer air travel demand, but the carrier trimmed its cash burn. Here’s how United performed compared with what Wall Street
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Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks during a House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis hearing in Washington, D.C. Erin Scot | Pool | Reuters Health officials have struggled to convey the seriousness of Covid-19 to many Americans. President Trump’s rapid recovery from the disease, while welcome by
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Criticisms of Russia’s coronavirus vaccine are unhealthy, unethical and unproductive, according to Kirill Dmitriev, chief executive of Russia’s sovereign wealth fund RDIF — which is backing the controversial vaccine named “Sputnik V.” “We’re completely transparent and open. There is very negative narrative in some of the Western nations, and frankly we feel it’s very sad
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