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Peru seemed to do everything right. So how did it become a Covid-19 hotspot?

Peru seemed to do everything right. So how did it become a Covid-19 hotspot?

Peru was one of the first nations in the Americas to take strict preventative coronavirus measures, like stay-at-home orders, curfews and border closings. So how did it become one of the hardest hit?
Opinion: Breathing again in a pandemic

Opinion: Breathing again in a pandemic

I hardly recognized her as she sat in the hospital chair, smiling, talking, and eating her dinner from a tray. Then I noticed her long, brown braids and the pink manicure, now chipping, and I
More than 98,000 people have died from coronavirus in the US

More than 98,000 people have died from coronavirus in the US

Podcast | Catch up | Q&A | Your stories | Tracking US cases
Analysis: Trump may be tiptoeing toward a break with Xi

Analysis: Trump may be tiptoeing toward a break with Xi

The last time the US and China reached a point of confrontation over Hong Kong, President Donald Trump had a strong incentive to play it cool. Now, as China tries to impose a new security law on the

Manhunt ongoing for UConn student after killing, home invasion

Connecticut State Police are searching for a University of Connecticut student in connection with the killing of at least one man, according to law enforcement officials.
Florida man kidnaps girl, 17, to get through Covid-19 checkpoint, police say

Florida man kidnaps girl, 17, to get through Covid-19 checkpoint, police say

A Florida man was charged with kidnapping/false imprisonment last week after forcing a 17-year old girl to drive him and another woman through a Covid-19 checkpoint, police said.
20 hikers are rescued from the Devil's Bathtub in Virginia after flash flooding

20 hikers are rescued from the Devil's Bathtub in Virginia after flash flooding

Twenty hikers were rescued Monday near a swimming hole known as the Devil's Bathtub in Virginia, CNN affiliate WJHL reports.
Brazil faces dark week as Covid-19 toll rises

Brazil faces dark week as Covid-19 toll rises

Brazil appears to be entering another dark week, as coronavirus cases grow by the thousands and controversy swells around President Jair Bolsonaro.
How coronavirus hypocrisy is tarnishing Boris Johnson's government

How coronavirus hypocrisy is tarnishing Boris Johnson's government

When British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was fighting for his life last month, his chief adviser Dominic Cummings was dealing with his own Covid-related battle.
A thousand flags honor Massachusetts military heroes in a scaled-back Memorial Day observance

A thousand flags honor Massachusetts military heroes in a scaled-back Memorial Day observance

Boston's Memorial Day observance was smaller this year, because of the coronavirus pandemic, but the display was still just as powerful.
This recent grad is upcycling thousands of graduation gowns to help hospitals in need of PPE

This recent grad is upcycling thousands of graduation gowns to help hospitals in need of PPE

Nathaniel Moore, a recent graduate of an MBA at the University of Vermont, is among thousands who participated in a virtual ceremony this year due to Covid-19.
Brazilian president called mayor 'a piece of s***.' See mayor's response.

Brazilian president called mayor 'a piece of s***.' See mayor's response.

Brazil now has the second most infections worldwide after the United States, but its president Jair Bolsonaro, is urging business to reopen. CNN's Nick Paton Walsh tells us more.
Lawmakers want the VA to remove swastikas from gravestones at two veterans cemeteries

Lawmakers want the VA to remove swastikas from gravestones at two veterans cemeteries

Members of Congress are calling on federal officials to take down or alter headstones at two national cemeteries that contain swastikas or messages honoring Adolf Hitler.
NBA legend is recovering after testing positive for the coronavirus

NBA legend is recovering after testing positive for the coronavirus

Basketball Hall of Famer Patrick Ewing has returned home after a brief hospitalization for the coronavirus, his son says in a tweet.
North Carolina's Democratic governor is the target of Trump's convention push

North Carolina's Democratic governor is the target of Trump's convention push

President Donald Trump has found his convention scapegoat: North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper.
WHO warns there could be a second peak, not a second wave

WHO warns there could be a second peak, not a second wave

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Coronavirus is like a war -- but not in the way Trump thinks

Coronavirus is like a war -- but not in the way Trump thinks

This year, Memorial Day comes as the US quickly approaches 100,000 deaths from Covid-19, surpassing the number of US military members who died in Vietnam. Soon, it may approach the number of American