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New York’s COVID-19 testing positivity rate reaches record low

Maksim Tkachenko/iStockBy JON HAWORTH, IVAN PEREIRA, MEREDITH DELISO and MARC NATHANSON, ABC NEWS(NEW YORK) — The novel coronavirus has now killed more than 727,000 people worldwide.More than 19.7 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems…read more »

3 arrested in murder of off-duty officer who moonlighted as USPS truck driver

Jefferson County, MS Sheriff’s Office via FacebookBY: IVAN PEREIRA, ABC NEWS(NEW YORK) — Three men have been arrested in connection with the murder of a Mississippi Highway Patrol officer while he was moonlighting as a postal worker.Lt. Troy Morris, 58, was working his second job for the USPS and driving a postal truck early Friday…read more »

Coronavirus updates: US hits 5 million cases of COVID-19

Maksim Tkachenko/iStockBY: JON HAWORTH AND IVAN PEREIRA, ABC NEWS(NEW YORK) — The novel coronavirus has now killed more than 727,000 people worldwide.More than 19.5 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at…read more »

5.1 magnitude earthquake reported near North Carolina-Virginia border

USGSBY: MATT ZARRELL, ABC NEWS(SPARTA, N.C.) — A 5.1 magnitude earthquake struck near the border between North Carolina and Virginia on Sunday morning.The earthquake was reported near Sparta, North Carolina, at 8:07 a.m., according to the USGS.There are no reports of damage or injuries. The tremors were felt from Virginia to South Carolina.The quake is…read more »

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