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Fear Grips Major League Baseball as Virus Puts Reopened Season in Doubt [Video]

Fear Grips Major League Baseball as Virus Puts Reopened Season in Doubt

There's much uncertainty and some fear in the ranks of Major League Baseball, as coronavirus spreads through one team’s clubhouse. Andrea Nakano reports. (7-27-20)

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Australia's PM delays parliament as coronavirus spreads [Video]

Australia's PM delays parliament as coronavirus spreads

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Saturday delayed the opening of parliament for several weeks as the new coronavirus continued spreading through the country's two most populous states. Emer..

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Labor Department Reports More Record Unemployment Levels [Video]

Labor Department Reports More Record Unemployment Levels

The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits continues to surge as coronavirus spreads.

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Eye On The Day 7/13 [Video]

Eye On The Day 7/13

Here are a few stories we are keeping an eye on: The coronavirus spreads through Florida, a fire that started on a U.S. Navy vessel continues to burn, and some stunning comet images to start your week...

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Bill Nye Calls Face Masks a Matter of 'Life and Death' on TikTok [Video]

Bill Nye Calls Face Masks a Matter of 'Life and Death' on TikTok

Bill Nye Calls Face Masks a Matter of 'Life and Death' on TikTok Nye stressed the importance of wearing face masks in a new TikTok video on Thursday. Bill Nye, via TikTok Bill Nye, via TikTok Nye's..

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Gov. Ducey changes tone, says numbers are going to get worse [Video]

Gov. Ducey changes tone, says numbers are going to get worse

Governor Ducey changes tone, says numbers are going to get worse as coronavirus spreads.

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India's Modi urges citizens to follow lockdown as coronavirus spreads

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