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You're going to be asked to prove your vaccination status. Here's how to do it.

Congratulations, you are vaccinated against the coronavirus. Now you have to prove it and your smartphone can help.
Worldwide, fears of the contagious Delta variant mean that more and more companies, schools and travel destinations are demanding vaccinations. Like it or not, there's a real chance...

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American BMX rider Connor Fields suffered a brain hemorrhage at the Olympics but now 'knows his birthday'

Connor fields. Photos by Pete Dovgan / Speed ​​Media / Icon Sportswire via Getty Image
The BMX rider who suffered a horror crash is outside the intensive care unit but remains in the hospital.
The American athlete Connor Fields suffered a cerebral haemorrhage in an Olympic race.
He "now knows whe...

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Elon Musk's Starlink satellite internet is acquiring a license to provide blanket coverage to Britain, the Telegraph says

Tesla boss Elon Musk in Germany this week. Michele Tantussi / Reuters
Elon Musk's Starlink will attempt to deliver high-speed internet across the UK, the Telegraph first reported.
The company is applying to the Isle of Man Communications Authority to set up a ground station and install equipment ...

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Pfizer and Moderna raise prices for COVID-19 vaccines in EU- FT

(Reuters) - Pfizer Inc and Moderna Inc have increased prices for their COVID-19 vaccines in their latest European Union supply contracts, the Financial Times reported on Sunday at https://on.ft.com/3j8mbTb.
The new price for the Pfizer shot was 19.50 euros (23.15 US dollars) compared to 15.50 eur...

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All eyes are on Ohio special election following loss by Trump-backed candidate in Texas

When it became clear last week that a Donald Trump-backed Texas Congressional candidate would be defeated in a special election, the former president's allies quickly turned their sights on Ohio to stave off another embarrassing loss.

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Commentary: Why are so many Republicans refusing vaccination? Because Russia is telling them to

What is the difference between doubt and distrust? Doubt can be overcome with evidence. Distrust cannot.
According to a recent Washington Post poll, denial of the COVID-19 vaccine in the US is now completely politicized. 93% of Democrats say they've already got, or likely to get, at least one sho...

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Simone Biles is officially returning to compete in her final Olympics event after pulling out of 5 others citing her mental health

Simone Biles prepares for the balance beam competition. Jamie Squire / Getty Images
Simone Biles is attending a final event at the Tokyo Olympics, US officials said on Monday.
It came after the 24-year-old gymnast dropped out of five medal competitions for psychological reasons.
Biles, who won fo...

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A Waffle House waitress who worked a double shift while looking after her baby says she received a $1,000 tip from a country music star who was impressed by her work ethic

Signs for the Waffelhaus restaurant. Getty Images
A waitress at Waffle House said she received a $ 1,000 tip from a country star.
She worked a double shift while caring for her baby, she told Fox 8 News.
The music star told her that some people weren't ready to work hard, the waitress said.
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ShowBiz Minute: Wu, DaBaby, US Box Office

Chinese-Canadian pop star Kris Wu arrested on suspicion of rape; DaBaby was cut out of the Lollapalooza lineup after homophobic comments; "Jungle Cruise" sails at the US box office despite COVID concerns. (August 2nd)

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Federal ban on evictions expires

Millions of American renters threatened to be forced out of their homes on Sunday after a pandemic-related eviction ban by the US government expired at midnight.
The expiry is a blow to President Joe Biden, who on Thursday made a final motion to Congress to extend the moratorium, citing the angry...

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‘Grandmas buying shotguns’: US dealers see ammunition shortage as sales surge

Photo: Ted S. Warren / AP
The U.S. coronavirus pandemic has been accompanied by soaring arms sales, fueled by fears of social unrest and crime and, in some cases, by giving people more time to hunt.
Related: "We Must Break This Wall": In America's Struggle for Gun Control
But now the ammunition i...

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Obama plans Martha’s Vineyard birthday bash as Delta variant rages on

Former President Obama is holding a 60th birthday celebration this coming weekend.
Why It Matters: The recent breakthrough cases in nearby Provincetown, Massachusetts, after the July 4 holiday showed the continued risk of spread between vaccinated individuals - which led to new masking guidelines...

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Delta spreads 'like wildfire' as doctors study whether it makes patients sicker

By Deena Beasley
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Amid a new wave of COVID-19 infections fueled by the Delta variant in countries around the world, disease experts are trying to figure out whether the latest version of the coronavirus is making people - mostly the unvaccinated - sicker than before .
T...

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A former Burger King employee who was accused of pointing a gun at customers is due to appear in court, Michigan police say

The suspect is said to have worked on a drive-through window. AP
Police said Sunday they had indicted a former Burger King employee who was accused of drawing a gun.
According to the police, the suspect will appear in court on August 5 for possession of weapons.
The fees relate to a dispute over ...

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North Dakota man to stand trial in attack that killed 4

FARGO, N.D. (AP) - It was one of the cruelest mass murders in North Dakota history; Four shop workers who gathered at the Coffee Club one morning were murdered within minutes. Three were shot and stabbed. The alleged killer shot and struck nine times with a knife and cut a victim's throat.
The ho...

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Malaysian opposition demand PM Yassin resigns

Muhyiddin cited evidence of COVID-19 infections to postpone the final parliamentary session scheduled for Monday, but the opposition called this a politically motivated move to block any challenges to his leadership.
Opposition MPs marched towards the parliament building on Monday, but were stopp...

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24 vaccinated friends had a blowout vacation on Cape Cod. Though their symptoms were mild, 14 of them caught COVID-19, report says.

A man in the coastal town of Provincetown, Massachusetts on July 10, 2020. Zach D Roberts / NurPhoto / Getty Images
Twenty-four fully vaccinated friends were on a weeklong getaway in Provincetown, Massachusetts on July 4th.
14 of them contracted COVID-19 despite being fully vaccinated.
The cases ...

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What it's like to work in Death Valley, where businesses face 130-degree weather, flash floods, and dwindling tourists

Amargosa Opera House in Death Valley, 1979 Photo by Paul Harris / Getty Images
Death Valley is the hottest place on earth. That July, local temperatures reached 130 degrees.
Extreme heat, the deadliest weather threat in the US, is becoming more common due to climate change.
From a rural opera hou...

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The history and future of Butte, Montana

For a small town, Butte, Montana is rich in history - from once the largest city between Chicago and San Francisco to the location of one of the most productive copper mines in the world. But the closure of mines and their distinction as home to one of the largest superfund sites in the country h...

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Heavy equipment, dredge rebuild Louisiana barrier island

WEST GRAND TERRE ISLAND, La. (AP) - Excavators, bulldozers, and an excavator miles from them are working on a $ 100 million project to build and remodel a barrier island in Louisiana.
West Grand Terre Island helps protect communities from the west bank of New Orleans to Bayou Lafourche from hurri...

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A cut scene from the first 'When Harry Met Sally' script shows why the movie became a timeless love story

Harry and Sally watch "Casablanca" at the same time. Colombia pictures
"When Harry Met Sally" premiered 32 years ago this month.
The film is about a romantic relationship - but it's not a fairytale love story.
Writer Nora Ephron revealed an edited scene from the script showing Harry and Sally fal...

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Teen dies after being found downriver from his stuck kayak, Tennessee officials say

Officials are investigating the death of a teen whose kayak was found wedged to a tree in a Tennessee river.
The 15-year-old was last seen on a sit-on-top kayak behind a group of 20 people kayaking and tubing along the Hiwassee River on Saturday, officials at the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agen...

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While the wealthy are spending millions to be weightless in space, one aviation firm is selling the experience on Earth for a fraction of the cost

The Zero G Boeing 727 aircraft.ROBYN BECK / AFP / Getty
Zero Gravity Corporation offers flights aboard an aircraft whose only mission is to achieve zero gravity.
Flights start at $ 7,500 and passengers experience zero gravity 15 times.
The plane will be on tour through the United States until Dec...

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Alexander Vindman on truth and its consequences

Bred to America by their Ukrainian father, twin brothers Alexander and Eugene Vindman enjoyed stellar military careers in their adopted country until Alexander filed a complaint against President Trump for inappropriateness in his phone conversation with the Ukrainian president and later testifie...

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Wanting to test the waters in this red-hot housing market? Be careful of this hidden clause

Home sellers have committed murder in the past year as buyers outbid each other on virtually every property that comes on the market. In fact, sellers have made so much money - in some cases hundreds of thousands above their original asking prices - that some homeowners may be tempted to test the...

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US Olympic gold medalist Caeleb Dressel ‘over swimming’ after record Games – ‘You can’t sleep right’

The 24-year-old American swimmer, who set a record with five gold medals in a single Olympics, needs a break.
Florida-born Caeleb Dressel won gold in all five races he took part in: 100 meter butterfly, 100 meter freestyle, 4 x 100 meter freestyle relay, 4 x 100 meter medley relay and 50 meter fr...

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Nature: Prairie dogs in the Badlands

With the Dog Days in August, "Sunday Morning" takes us to the prairie dogs in the South Dakota Badlands. Videographer: Kevin Kjergaard.

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Scarlett Johansson's Disney lawsuit shows how much Marvel stars depend on box-office performance - here's how 6 other actors cashed in

Scarlett Johansson in "Black Widow". Walt Disney Studios films
Scarlett Johansson has sued Disney because "Black Widow" was released in theaters on Disney +.
MCU actors receive huge paychecks based in part on the success of their films at the box office.
This is how other actors who starred in Ma...

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Israeli data suggest infected, vaccinated individuals have low chance of spreading COVID-19

Dr. Sharon Alroy Price, Israel's director of public health, had some bad and good news for CBS's John Dickerson on Sunday's Face the Nation.
Price told Dickerson that Israel, which has served as one of the best test cases for how COVID-19 vaccinations work in the real world because it vaccinated ...

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Real estate markets skyrocketing in major U.S. cities

During the pandemic shutdown in 2020, millions of people left the big cities, but now many are returning. Real estate markets are exploding and Manhattan real estate agents report that sales have climbed to the highest level in six years. Michael George reports.

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