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About a dozen states are seeing an uptick in cases. California is in “economic free fall” after its early shutdown. After President Trump appeared to mock Joseph R. Biden Jr. for wearing a mask, the former vice president said, “You’re supposed to lead by example.” Source link Health

Man Arrested After Grabbing TV Reporter, Yelling Vile Phrase

A 20-year-old Illinois man was charged with battery and disorderly conduct after video showed him grabbing a TV reporter on the air and yelling an obscenity about her, the Chicago Tribune reported Tuesday. Police in Shorewood, Illinois, say Eric Farina confessed to the infraction. WGN-TV reporter Gaynor Hall was updating...

NYC senior citizens combat isolation with comedy

In a raucous hourlong kickoff to each week, the moment's gloomy news disappears into a staccato of jokes, impressions and asides at a senior center's comedy workshop. Time and again, they look for humor in the realities of masked faces, shut-in existences and worries about infection. "I think that sometimes people come in and they you know have...