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Colombia steps up anti-virus measures at Brazil border  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
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The Latest: France relaxing border restrictions  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
France is relaxing its border restrictions as the virus gradually recedes more
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Ex-California lawmaker seeks prison term delay due to virus  ABC NEWS · 4 weeks
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The Latest: Canada extends border agreement with US  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
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Canada and the U.S. working on extending border closure  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
A Canadian government official says Canada and the U.S. are working on an agreement to extend closing their border to nonessential travel during the coronavirus pandemic more
Cuomo: NY has seen 100 children with illness linked to virus  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
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US border wall threatens wildlife, lawsuit says  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Three environmental groups are suing President Donald Trump's administration to stop further construction on the southern US border wall, arguing that it threatens endangered wildlife such as jaguars and wolves. more
'A pretty scary thing:' Kid illness tied to virus worries NY  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
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Over 180 people exposed to virus at California church  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Health officials say more than 180 people in a rural Northern California county have been asked to self-quarantine after they were exposed to the coronavirus during a Mother’s Day church... more
The Latest: Germany to loosen border controls this weekend  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Germany plans to start loosening its border controls this weekend after two months of restrictions more
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Europe relaxes virus restrictions but cases flare elsewhere  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
European nations are moving ahead with relaxing border controls and resuming sports as the spread of the coronavirus has slowed more
West Virginia sues Rite-Aid, Walgreens over pain pill flood  ABC NEWS · 6 hours
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What does drought mean for endangered California salmon?  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Increased frequency and severity of droughts threatens California's endangered salmon population—but pools that serve as drought refuges could make the difference between life and death for these vulnerable fish, according to a... more
Europe relaxing virus restrictions but cases flare elsewhere  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
European nations are moving ahead with relaxing border controls and resuming sports as the spread of the coronavirus has slowed more
Merkel urges virus vigilance; Germany loosens border checks  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Chancellor Angela Merkel is urging Germans to be “courageous and vigilant” as the country emerges from its shutdown more
Panama: 43 migrants have coronavirus near Colombia border  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
The government of Panama says 43 migrants have tested positive for the novel coronavirus and 119 others who came in contact with them are in quarantine at a relief station near the... more
Luxembourg starts to test its entire population for virus  ABC NEWS · 1 week
EU minnow Luxembourg is starting a coronavirus testing program to check each and every one of its roughly 600,000 people, as well as cross-border workers, over the next nine weeks more
California issues guidelines for church reopenings  ABC NEWS · 1 week
California says churches can resume in-person services but the congregations will be limited to less than 100 more
Study examines impact of Chicago River reversal on region's aquatic environments, fauna  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Prior to European settlement, wetlands, lakes and streams were the major landscape features of the Chicago region. more
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