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Florida in Cruise-Ship Standoff, New York Collects Its Dead

NEW YORK — New York authorities rushed to bring in an army of medical volunteers Tuesday as the death toll in the city from the coronavirus climbed past 1,000 and the wail of ambulances in the otherwise eerily quiet streets became the heartbreaking soundtrack ...
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Can Dog ‘Sleuths’ Sniff out California Citrus Disease?

WASHINGTON — Dog detectives might be able to help save ailing citrus groves, research published Monday suggests. “This technology is thousands of years old – the dog’s nose. We’ve just trained dogs to hunt new prey: the bacteria that causes a very damaging ...
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Navy: Flight Training Suspended for Saudi Students

WASHINGTON — Flight training has been suspended for more than 300 Saudi Arabian students at three bases in Florida in the wake of the deadly shooting by a Saudi Air Force officer on Friday, the U.S. Navy said T...
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17 Years in Prison for Madera Woman in Child Porn Case

A 32-year-old Madera County woman was sentenced Monday to nearly 17 years in prison for aiding and abetting the production of child pornography, the Department of Justice said. U.S. District Judge Dale A. Drozd imposed the sentence on Ashley Nicole Maddox, ...
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A Re-Energized Hurricane Dorian Rakes the Southeast US Coast

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Hurricane Dorian raked the Carolina coast with howling, window-rattling winds and sideways rain Thursday, spinning off tornadoes and knocking out power to more than 200,000 homes and businesses as it pushed northward toward the dangerously e...