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At least 2 killed, 16 wounded in shootings so far in Chicago over Fourth of July weekend 4.7.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
At least two were killed and 16 others were injured in shootings overnight during the start of the Fourth of July weekend. Most of the shootings occurred in South Side neighborhoods.
Scientists say WHO ignores the risk that coronavirus floats in air as aerosol 4.7.2020 LA Times: Nation

More than 200 researchers worldwide sign an open letter saying current guidance ignores evidence that the coronavirus readily spreads on microscopic particles known as aerosols that can hang in the air for long periods and float dozens of feet.

Aurora police to release new details Friday into Elijah McClain photo investigation 3.7.2020 Denver Post: Local
Police will be conducting a 2 p.m. news conference at the Aurora Municipal Center, the department announced on its blog.
Truck driver posts regrets about party a day before dying of coronavirus 3.7.2020 LA Times: Health

Riverside County truck driver Tommy Macias died of COVID-19 after attending a barbecue. His final message was a warning filled with regret.

Air Force Academy confirms COVID-19 cases among freshman class 3.7.2020 Denver Post: News: Local
The U.S. Air Force Academy on Saturday confirmed members of its freshman cadet class have tested positive for COVID-19, but pushed back against reports indicating a massive outbreak. An Air Force Academy spokesperson called them “outbreak rumors” in response to Denver Post inquiries, saying it was “way, way less than the rumor mill on social […]
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California's July 4 coronavirus warning: 'Assume everyone around you is infectious' 3.7.2020 LA Times: Health

The rate at which coronavirus tests in California are coming back positive continues its alarming climb — jumping 51% over the past two weeks, a Los Angeles Times analysis found.

Coronavirus in Illinois updates: A Fourth of July without firework shows, parades or open beaches. Bars put on notice about crowds 3.7.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois.
Californians are losing their fear of the coronavirus, setting the stage for disaster 3.7.2020 LA Times: Health

The public has become more accustomed to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the virus no less infectious now than it was in the winter.

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Op-Ed: Why abortion rights are still at risk 3.7.2020 LA Times: Opinion

If Chief Justice John Roberts can find a way to maintain the court's reputation and eliminate Roe, he will.

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Coronavirus spikes in Texas: This hospital has quadrupled capacity yet is almost full 3.7.2020 LA Times: Nation

This Houston hospital tried to prepare for the second wave of COVID-19, but was already 80% full this week as a nurse and doctor fell ill.

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No apparent COVID-19 spread from George Floyd protests; Chicago and Cook officials keep wary watch on reopening 3.7.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Protests in Chicago and the suburbs over the Minnesota death of George Floyd as a police officer knelt on his neck so far have caused no identifiable uptick in COVID-19 cases, city and suburban Cook County officials said.
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Editorial: Yes, we're all tired, but keep that mask on 3.7.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Yes, it's getting tiring. But scientific innovations are on the way, and meanwhile we've got to keep one another safe.

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Its two hospitals overrun, Imperial County halts in-store retail and indoor religious services 3.7.2020 LA Times: Health

The Imperial County health order also closes all county parks, bars gatherings and directs residents to stay at home when possible. Over 20% of coronavirus tests in the county come back positive.

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It's not just coronavirus: America repeatedly fails at public health 3.7.2020 L.A. Times - World News

Why has the U.S. done so much worse than Europe in controlling the coronavirus? Preferring medical miracles, Americans reject simple public health steps.

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Of the COVID-19 pregnancy cases reported in Illinois, Black and Latina women make up over 70% 3.7.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
At least 1,089 women in Illinois have had COVID-19 while pregnant, and of those cases, five have died, according to Illinois Department of Public Health data.
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As coronavirus cases soar, Trump continues cheerleading for reopening the economy 3.7.2020 LA Times: Nation

Hospitals in Texas and Arizona are straining, and caseloads are soaring nationwide, but Trump continues to downplay the coronavirus and advocate reopening.

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Person being questioned in fatal domestic-related shooting in South Deering neighborhood 3.7.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
A 30-year-old woman was fatally wounded in a domestic-related shooting Wednesday night on the Far South Side, Chicago police said.
1 dead, at least 6 wounded in violence since Thursday morning, police say 3.7.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Six people have been wounded in Chicago since 7 a.m. Thursday, police said.
Man wanted in beating death of New Lenox business owner surrenders to police 3.7.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
A disgruntled customer who police say beat 39-year-old Wayne Deutsch with a metal object at his New Lenox window tinting shop on June 12 turned himself into police Thursday.
Aurora cop under investigation for posing for photos at Elijah McClain site resigns 3.7.2020 Denver Post: Local
An Aurora police officer under investigation for posing for photos at the site where Elijah McClain was violently arrested last year has tendered his resignation, the department announced in a tweet Thursday afternoon.
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