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Italy's Prime Minister Quits As COVID-19 Response Splits Coalition Government

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| Giuseppe Conte handed in his resignation Tuesday following weeks of political uncertainty and the loss of a coalition partner over his handling of the coronavirus' second wave and economic recovery.

Judge Orders Destruction Of Alleged Sex Tapes Of Robert Kraft


Misdemeanor solicitation charges against Kraft and other men were dropped last year after a Florida appeals court ruled that the videos were not admissible as evidence.

Nursing Home Critics Say COVID-19 Immunity Laws Are Just A Free Pass For Neglect


Nearly 30 states temporarily shielded nursing homes from COVID-19 lawsuits. But resident advocates say that protection means they can't sue for things that have nothing to do with the coronavirus.


A New Coronavirus Variant From Brazil, Is Found In Minnesota


A Twin Cities resident contracted a new variant of the coronavirus after traveling to Brazil. The new strain is believed to be more transmissible.

California Lifts Stay-At-Home Orders: 'Light At The End Of The Tunnel'


State health officials are breathing a sigh of relief. But they are also cautious: More than 40 million Californians live in counties where COVID-19 risk is deemed "widespread."

Some Seniors Face Shrinking Nest Eggs As They Care For Loved Ones During Pandemic


Many senior citizens entered their golden years with more debt than previous generations, and now they're struggling financially as they try to provide care for an ailing relative during the pandemic.

New Zealand Records 1st Suspected COVID-19 Community Case Since November


A 56-year-old woman who had traveled to Spain and the Netherlands for work late last year has tested positive for the coronavirus. It's New Zealand's first probable community transmission in months.

Who Wants To Be A Billionaire? $1 Billion Winning Lottery Ticket Sold In Michigan


The odds of winning the top prize were 1 in 302.5 million.

Protests Swell Across Russia Calling For The Release Of Kremlin Critic Alexei Navalny


Russian authorities warned of mass arrests as demonstrators marched in open defiance of the Kremlin and called on President Vladimir Putin to free the jailed opposition leader.