North Carolina residents won’t need a doctor’s order for a COVID test

North Carolinians will no longer need to get an order from their doctor to receive a coronavirus test.

In NC gov’s race, Forest runs 1st ad; Cooper has $14M cash

Recent unrest in North Carolina cities and job losses related to COVID-19 closings are featured prominently in the first general election ad of the governor’s race from Republican nominee Dan Forest.

Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms contracts COVID-19

Atlanta's mayor says she has tested positive for COVID-19, despite having what she describes as “no symptoms.”

DeVos rejects part-time reopening for schools amid pandemic

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is assailing plans by some local districts to offer in-person instruction only a few days a week.

Man charged in attack on child dancer captured on Facebook

Authorities are looking for a Missouri man who is accused of punching a 12-year-old street performer in the head in an attack that was captured on Facebook Live and has been viewed hundreds of thousands of times.

Marine Corps says shooting reported at California base

The U.S. Marine Corps says a person who was surrounded by military police responding to reports of an active shooter on a California Marine Corps base has suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

North Carolina Mountain State Fair canceled due to COVID-19

North Carolina’s agriculture commissioner has announced that the 2020 Mountain State Fair has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

South Carolina woman recovering after alligator attack

A South Carolina woman is being treated for injuries after being attacked by an alligator in her neighborhood.

Brazil’s President Bolsonaro tests positive for COVID-19

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro says he has tested positive for COVID-19 after months of downplaying the virus’ severity.

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