At Least 25 Indian Lawmakers Test Positive For Coronavirus As Parliament Reopens

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Indian lawmakers were required to get tested for the coronavirus within 72 hours before entering parliament — which met on Monday for the first time since March.

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AstraZeneca Resumes Its COVID-19 Vaccine Trials In The U.K.

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The company had placed its worldwide vaccine trials on hold for several days, but now says a safety review by regulators and reviewers is complete. No word yet when studies in the U.S. might resume.

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Adults With COVID-19 Twice As Likely To Have Eaten At Restaurants, CDC Study

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The study compared the habits and activities of 314 adults who had been tested for the virus. Positive cases more often reported dining at a restaurant within 14 days before they showed symptoms.

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DeVos Loses Latest Fight Over Rerouting Aid To Private School Students

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A federal judge says U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos overstepped in trying to send more CARES Act money to help students at private schools.

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More Groceries, Less Gas: The Pandemic Is Shaking Up The Cost Of Living

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Consumer prices rose 0.4% in August and 1.3% over the last 12 months. Some economists say that official measure understates inflation, because the pandemic has changed both what and how we buy.

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New York City Public Transit Riders Who Don't Mask Up Will Face Fines Starting Monday

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Riders are already required to wear face coverings on subways, buses and railroads. Officials hope the new penalty will improve compliance and bring hesitant would-be passengers back on board.

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57 People Face Federal Charges Of Defrauding Coronavirus Relief Program

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Prosecutors say those charged attempted to steal more than $175 million from the Paycheck Protection Program, which is meant to provide relief to small businesses impacted by the pandemic.

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Los Angeles County Issues Guidance Discouraging Trick Or Treating This Halloween

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As fall approaches and the pandemic continues, health officials in California's most populous county are prohibiting many of the usual Halloween gatherings and recommending against trick or treating.

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New York City To Resume Indoor Dining, With Restrictions, Later This Month

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After being delayed in July, reopening is set for Sept. 30, with capacity of only 25%. Patrons must wear masks except while seated and provide information for contact tracing.

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As State Fairs Cancel Events, Fair Food Can Still Be On Fans' Menus

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Even though state fairs across the country are being canceled this year due to COVID-19, fans can get their favorite fair foods delivered to their homes.

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