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Google Removes Misleading Ads Related to Voting, Elections
Closing Bars to Stop Coronavirus Spread is Backed by Science
Republicans, with Exception of Trump, Now Push Mask-Wearing

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Closing Bars to Stop Coronavirus Spread is Backed by Science

Google Removes Misleading Ads Related to Voting, Elections

By Carla K. Johnson |
Authorities are closing honky tonks, bars and other drinking establishments in some parts of the U.S. to stem the surge of COVID-19 infections — a move backed by sound scienc...

Geofence Warrants to Be Tested in Virginia Bank Robbery Case

Geofence Warrants to Be Tested in Virginia Bank Robbery Case

By Denise Lavoie | Jul 4
Google is served with the vast majority of "geofence" warrants because it stores information from millions of devices in a massive database known as Sensorvault.

'People Aren't Stupid': Pence's Virus Spin Tests Credibility

'People Aren't Stupid': Pence's Virus Spin Tests Credibility

By Jill Colvin | Jul 4
Pence has spent the past week trying to convince the American public that things are going very well, even though they're not. For public health experts, the optimism has been unmoored from reality.

AP Fact Check: Trump's Empty Assurance on Controlling Virus

AP Fact Check: Trump's Empty Assurance on Controlling Virus

By Hope Yen and Calvin Woodward | Jul 4
April and May brought the deadliest stretch of COVID-19 to date. And this past week, the number of new coronavirus cases per day hit an all-time high of 50,000. The message all along the way: "It's under control."

Trump, Biden Fight for Primacy on Social Media Platforms

Trump, Biden Fight for Primacy on Social Media Platforms

By Alexandra Jaffe and Amanda Seitz | Jul 4
On an average day, President Donald Trump sends about 14 posts to the 28 million Facebook followers of his campaign account. His Democratic rival, Joe Biden, delivers about half that many posts to an audience of just 2 million.

To Everything There Is A Season, Including Heart Disease

To Everything There Is A Season, Including Heart Disease

Jul 3
A growing body of research suggests heart attacks, angina and other heart events increase during winter and summer. Now, a new study could explain why.