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White House imposes coronavirus travel ban on Brazil

The White House announced a ban on travel to the U.S. from Brazil due to the spread of coronavirus.

CDC, states’ reporting of virus test data causes confusion

US Muslims try to balance Eid rituals with virus concerns

JPSO: Little Caesar’s employee attacked by homeless man wielding machete

  Trump’s pitch to voters: Trust me, economy will soar in 2021

Israel’s Netanyahu attacks justice system as trial begins

Former US Rep. Allen West recovering after Texas crash

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  FDA commissioner urges Americans to follow COVID-19 safety guidelines over Memorial Day weekend

  Hong Kong police fire tear gas, water cannon at protesters

  White House goal on testing nursing homes unmet

SpaceX’s 1st astronaut launch breaking new ground for style

North Korea’s Kim holds meeting on bolstering nuclear forces

  Texas woman surprised to deliver baby in bathtub just before Mother’s Day

Eddie Sutton, Hall of Fame basketball coach, dies at 84

Basketball coach Eddie Sutton led three teams to the Final Four and was the first coach to take four schools to the NCAA Tournament.

Oregon family caring for kitten born with two faces

Cats with two faces are known as “Janus” cats after the Roman god Janus, who is often depicted with two faces in mythology.

Joe Biden wins Hawaii presidential primary delayed by virus

Joe Biden won the Democratic Party of Hawaii’s party-run presidential primary on Saturday, which was delayed by more than a month because of the coronavirus.

  Holiday amid pandemic: Americans divided on how to respond

The U.S. has been the hardest hit country, with more than 96,000 deaths among 1.6 million confirmed cases.

Trump plays golf for 1st time since the coronavirus pandemic

  Police: Miami mom faked son’s abduction, faces murder charge

Can you catch COVID-19 in a swimming pool?

NBA says it is talking with Disney about resuming season

#143Day: Fred Rogers and a day of kindness in Pennsylvania

  Mo. hair stylist works while symptomatic, tests positive for coronavirus

  Trump to attend Wednesday’s NASA astronaut launch in Florida

Vice President Mike Pence, who is chairman of the National Space Council, also plans to attend Wednesday’s launch.

  Fire destroys warehouse on San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf

One firefighter sustained a hand injury while battling the fire at the warehouse the size of a football field on Pier 45.

Police: Mother arrested and charged for murder of nine-year-old son in South Florida

Police have arrested the boy’s mother, Patricia Ripley, and she is facing charges of first-degree murder and attempted premeditated murder.

  Turbulence, warnings before Pakistan plane crash killed 97

One of the two survivors of the Pakistan plane crash near Karachi said the flight proceeded normally until its descent, when there was a sudden jolt

11-year-old girl says racism behind white woman’s assault

An 11-year-old African American girl from South Carolina said she didn’t think a white woman who accused her of stealing mail was being racist until the woman’s husband told the girl that if she were “a different type,” things would have turned out differently.

Trump’s disconnect with DC widens during viral pandemic

The capital city’s coronavirus death rate is higher than all but four states: New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts and Connecticut.

Top UN official warns malicious emails on rise in pandemic

Izumi Nakamitsu told an informal meeting of the U.N. Security Council on Friday that “there have also been worrying reports of attacks against health care organizations and medical research facilities worldwide.”

Debt and coronavirus push Hertz into bankruptcy protection

Hertz and its subsidiaries will continue to operate, according to a release from the company. Hertz's principal international operating regions and franchised locations are not included in the filing, the statement said.

WATCH: After serving over three decades for crime he didn’t commit, Archie Williams finds big break on America’s Got Talent

“I always desired to be on a stage like this. And, now I’m here. Thank God,” said Williams.

Police: Remains IDed in Long Island serial killer case

Authorities investigating the long-running mystery of skeletal remains strewn along a suburban New York beach highway said Friday they have identified the remains of one of the women using DNA technology.

Ex-Hoya, ex-Knick, current Georgetown coach Patrick Ewing has COVID

Georgetown basketball coach Patrick Ewing tested positive for COVID-19 and is being treated at a hospital.

Universal Orlando sets reopening date

The resort said it will begin welcoming guests again on June 5.

Lawyer for Biden accuser Tara Reade drops her as a client

The attorney working with Tara Reade, the former Joe Biden Senate staffer who alleged he sexually assaulted her in the 1990s, said Friday he is no longer representing her, just two weeks after he first began working with her.

Uber Eats rolls out more ‘Family Style Meals’

A full rollout in the United States and Canada will come by June.

Grand Ole Opry to continue tradition of ‘Salute the Troops’ show ahead of Memorial Day

Country music star and U.S. Army veteran Craig Morgan will be performing at the Grand Ole Opry in the venue’s annual “Salute the Troops” Memorial Day weekend show.

SEC to allow football workouts on campus beginning June 8

The SEC’s announcement Friday is the latest sign that a college football season will be launched in some form this fall.

  Flooding forces evacuations in more Michigan communities

Fields and roads were under several feet of water, resembling wide, shallow lakes.

Biden says he was too ‘cavalier’ about black Trump backers

The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee quickly moved to address the fallout from his remark, which was interpreted by some as presuming black Americans would vote for him.

FBI director orders internal review of Flynn investigation

The Justice Department moved earlier this month to dismiss the criminal case against Flynn, who had pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI.

Disinfected dice: Las Vegas casinos getting ready to roll

Tourists returning to Las Vegas will see changes since gambling stopped in mid-March for the first time ever to stem the spread of the coronavirus.

  Pakistan jet with 98 aboard crashes near Karachi airport

The civil aviation authority said the pilot called in a mayday saying that he had lost an engine. He was attempting to land when the plane crashed.

  Trump deems churches ‘essential,’ calls for them to reopen

Many governments — even those where the virus is still on the rise — say they have to shift their focus to saving jobs that are vanishing as quickly as the disease can spread.

  Mass. boy gets birthday phone call from International Space Station

Lucas St. Onge has dreamed of meeting an astronaut. And on his ninth birthday, a phone call from space meant the world to him.

Matthew McConaughey delivers 110K face masks to hospitals in rural Texas

The actor is out delivering personal protective equipment to rural Texas hospitals.

  Big study casts more doubt on malaria drugs for coronavirus

Friday’s report in the journal Lancet is not a rigorous test of hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine, but it is by far the largest look at their use in real world settings, spanning 671 hospitals on six continents.

  Dad killed during video chat in N.Y.; son arrested

It's not clear if anyone saw it happen. One witness, who was not identified, calls what they saw bizarre.

  Livestreaming this weekend: Memorial Day, Harry Potter and Gibson guitars

The National Memorial Day Concert, Gibson Guitar's new show and a Harry Potter-themed play get a virtual premiere.

Jerry Sloan, Jazz great and Hall of Fame coach, dies at 78

The Utah Jazz organization said Friday that Hall of Fame coach Jerry Sloan has died at the age of 78.

Crayola launches ‘Colors of the World’ crayons to include more skin tones

Crayola has launched a new product aimed at cultivating a more inclusive world for children.

  Will virus keep Florida spectators from astronaut launch?

NASA and SpaceX are urging spectators to stay at home next Wednesday for safety reasons. Officials in Brevard County, home to the Kennedy Space Center, are rolling out the welcome mat in an effort to jump-start a tourism industry hit hard this spring by coronavirus-related lockdowns.

Trump orders flags at half-staff in memory of coronavirus victims

This will also be the scene at government buildings and national monuments throughout the U.S.

  Georgia prosecutor pledges to find justice in Arbery slaying

Georgia Bureau of Investigation director Vic Reynolds spoke alongside Cobb County D.A. Joyette Holmes, saying that "at this point we feel confident the individuals who needed to be charged have been charged."

  AP-NORC poll: Many in US won’t return to gym or dining out

That hesitancy in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak could muffle any recovery from what has been the sharpest and swiftest economic downturn in U.S. history.

Khashoggi’s sons forgive Saudi killers, sparing 5 execution

Salah Khashoggi explained that forgiveness was extended to the killers during the last nights of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in line with Islamic tradition to offer pardons in cases allowed by Islamic law.

  Woman suffers chemical burns to her eye after eyelash extensions gone wrong

What should have been a self-care indulgence turned into a cosmetology nightmare.

  Man who filmed Arbery shooting video charged in his slaying

The Georgia man who filmed cellphone video of Ahmaud Arbery's fatal shooting was arrested Thursday and charged with murder in his death.

South Florida Amber Alert cancelled, 9-year-old boy found deceased

A devastating end to a Florida Amber Alert has been reported.

Fire dept. warns about leaving hand sanitizer in your car on a warm day, sparking controversy

In a Facebook post showing a burned-out car door, the Western Lakes Fire District explains most hand sanitizers are alcohol-based, making them flammable.

  CDC estimates 35% of coronavirus infections are asymptomatic

The numbers are part of new guidance the CDC is providing leaders to help them from planning.

  Classic arcade game Pac-Man turns 40 on Friday

One of the most popular video games of all time is now 40 years old.

  Nation’s capital aims to start reopening May 29

Bowser on Thursday penciled in Friday, May 29 as a potential start date for phase 1 of the District of Columbia’s proposed three-phase reopening plan.

  Nearly 39 million have lost jobs in US since virus took hold

More than 2.4 million people applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week in the latest wave of layoffs from the viral outbreak.

  'Hundreds of millions’ in bogus jobless benefits paid out

Impostors have used the stolen information of tens of thousands of people in Washington state to receive hundreds of millions of dollars in unemployment benefits.

FDA says cows may have caused E. coli lettuce contamination

Outbreaks of E. coli illness that sickened 188 people who ate romaine lettuce grown in California probably came from cattle grazing near the farms, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said in a report released Thursday.

  GOP weighs jobless aid cuts to urge Americans back to work

As Americans confront a crisis unlike any in modern times, the world’s greatest deliberative body is doing almost anything but deliberate the coronavirus.

  Trump declares emergency for flooded Michigan communities

It could be days before the full scope of damage from flooding in Central Michigan that submerged houses, washed out roads and threatened a Superfund site is apparent, authorities warned Thursday.

  Facebook to allow employees to work from home for the rest of 2020

CEO Mark Zuckerberg believes over the next five to 10 years, half of the company could be working remotely fulltime.

Broadway star Cordero suffers setback in coronavirus recovery, wife says

His wife Amanda Kloots said his health was going downhill during an Instagram Live video stream.

  Pandemic politics: Maskless Trump visits Michigan Ford plant

Pandemic politics shadowed President Donald Trump’s trip to Michigan on Thursday to highlight lifesaving medical devices, with the president and officials from the electoral battleground state clashing over federal aid, mail-in ballots and face masks.

  FBI says Texas naval base shooting is ‘terrorism-related’

The U.S. Navy said the security team "neutralized" an active shooter at the Naval Air Station-Corpus Christi at about 6:15 a.m. Thursday.

  Trump: US may rethink decision to exit surveillance treaty

The Trump administration notified international partners on Thursday that it’s pulling out of a treaty that permits 30-plus nations to conduct unarmed, observation flights over each other’s territory.

Lace them up: Boxing set for June 9 return in Las Vegas

Add boxing to the list of sports on the comeback trail.

Skittles drops the rainbow for Pride month

Skittles gives up its rainbow on Pride Packs to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community.

  Wrong video conference help line routes to scammers

Incorrect tech support numbers posted on the internet lead to scammers trying to trick consumers into giving up their credit card information.

Divided Senate confirms Ratcliffe as intelligence chief

Democrats have been opposed to Ratcliffe’s nomination. But they dropped their usual objections to holding a quick vote as members of both parties want a Senate-confirmed nominee in the job.

Trump counting on Supreme Court to block probes, lawsuits

The high court is weighing Trump’s bid to block subpoenas for his tax, banking and financial records.

  Faith groups help people file for unemployment during virus outbreak

Many are frustrated, confused and desperate just trying to file unemployment. Some faith groups are stepping up to help.

Loughlin, Giannulli to serve prison time for college scam

Court papers show actress Lori Loughlin and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli, will plead guilty in the college admissions bribery case.