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Ghislaine Maxwell denies charges she aided Jeffrey Epstein, says she deserves bail

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Ghislaine Maxwell, the former girlfriend and longtime associate of the late financier Jeffrey Epstein, on Friday (More…)

In bid to reopen U.S. schools, Trump threatens their tax-exempt status

By Susan Heavey

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump, seeking to force school districts and universities to reopen despite the (More…)

WHO reports record daily increase in global coronavirus cases, up over 228,000

(Reuters) – The World Health Organization reported a record increase in global coronavirus cases on Friday, with the total rising (More…)

NHC says tropical storm Fay may weaken to a depression by Saturday

(Reuters) – Tropical storm Fay, the sixth named-tropical storm of this Atlantic storm season, is expected to weaken to a (More…)

U.S. police unions approved for millions in pandemic aid

By Reade Levinson and Chris Prentice

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – At least six police unions qualified for a combined total of (More…)

U.S. civil rights groups protest ‘out-of-touch’ Justice Department police commission

By Sarah N. Lynch

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Prominent U.S. civil rights groups are refusing to appear before a Justice Department (More…)

Exclusive: Lonza expects EPA approval coming ‘very soon’ to make COVID-killing claims for disinfectants on surfaces

By Siddharth Cavale and Richa Naidu

(Reuters) – Lonza Group AG is in the “last step” of discussions with U.S. (More…)

Pandemic-proofing: Insurance may never be the same again

By Noor Zainab Hussain

(Reuters) – Insurers are creating products for a world where virus outbreaks could become the new (More…)

Gilead says remdesivir reduced risk of death in COVID-19 patients, more studies needed

By Ankur Banerjee

(Reuters) – Gilead Sciences Inc. said on Friday additional data from a late-stage study showed its antiviral (More…)

FBI investigates reported July 4 lynching attempt in Indiana

By Steve Gorman and Mark Hosenball

(Reuters) – The FBI is investigating a hate-crime report lodged by a Black civil (More…)