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More EU Nations Ban Travel From UK, Fearing Virus Variant

A growing list of European Union nations moved to ban flights from the U.K. on Sunday and others were considering similar action, in a bid to block a new strain of coronavirus sweeping across southern England from spreading to the continent.

Argentine Soccer Great Diego Maradona Dies At 60

Diego Maradona, the Argentine soccer great who was among the best players ever and who led his country to the 1986 World Cup title before later struggling with cocaine use and obesity, has died. He was 60.

3rd Major COVID-19 Vaccine Shown To Be Effective And Cheaper

Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca said Monday that late-stage trials showed its coronavirus vaccine was up to 90% effective, giving public health officials hope they may soon have access to a vaccine that is cheaper and easier to distribute than some of its rivals.

2nd Coronavirus Vaccine Shows Early Success In U.S. Tests

For the second time this month, there’s promising news from a COVID-19 vaccine candidate: Moderna said Monday its shots provide strong protection, a dash of hope against the grim backdrop of coronavirus surges in the U.S. and around the world.

Virus Makes Friday Nights Empty And Quiet In Europe | PHOTOS

In much of Europe, city squares and streets, be they wide, elegant boulevards like in Paris or cobblestoned alleys in Rome, serve as animated evening extensions of living rooms, places to gather and be seen, areas to laugh, chat and drink with friends.

Alaska Earthquake

A major earthquake registering 7.4 on the Richter Scale has occurred in Alaska.

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