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(NEW YORK) -- COVID-19 all-in-one update Here's the latest information on the COVID-19 coronavirus as of 9:30 a.m. ET.Latest reported numbers globally per Johns Hopkins University Global diagnose...

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State Parks are Filling up Early

Over two months into a virtual lockdown, New Jersey residents can still escape their homes to enjoy the sights at their local state parks, forests and recreation areas. Unless they hit capacity. Since their statewide reopening May 2, all state parks have reduced parking capacity to 50% to maintain social distancing regulations and curb the […]

AC Police to Receive Use of Force Guidelines

Citing George Floyd’s death, New Jersey officials said Tuesday the state will update its guidelines governing the use of force by police for the first time in two decades and will move to require a statewide licensing program for all officers. At least 43 other states require some licensing requirement for officers. The announcements also […]

Bait Distribution In Cape May County

Cape May County Freeholder Jeffery Pierson announced that the Departments of Health and Mosquito Control will be working together to distribute 31,320 vaccine-laden baits throughout the mainland communities of Cape May County. Most of the baits will be distributed by helicopter and the remaining will be distributing by hand in raccoon habitats (such as storm […]

Latest COVID-19 News

Gov. Phil Murphy said today that the rate of COVID-19 spread has been greatly reduced since stay-at-home orders were put in place. However he does not want people to become lax now because we’ve been going through this so long. “We’ve come so far together so please stay vigilant. ” That said, Three long-term care […]

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George Floyd protest updates: Arrests across America approaching 10,000

George Floyd protest updates: Arrests across America approaching 10,000

Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty ImagesBy JON HAWORTH, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- The death of George Floyd, a black man who died on Memorial Day after he was pinned down by a white Minnesota police officer, has sparked outrage and protests in Minneapolis and across the United States.

Manslaughter and third-degree murder charges have been filed against Derek Chauvin, the officer who prosecutor...

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HelloFresh says goodbye to Lea Michele following racism accusations

HelloFresh says goodbye to Lea Michele following racism accusations

ABC/Kelsey McNeal(LOS ANGELES) --Lea Micheles deal with HelloFresh just went rotten.

On Tuesday, the meal-kit delivery company announced they hadcut ties with the formerGleestarwriting in a tweet,"HelloFresh does not condone racism nor discrimination of any kind. We are disheartened and disappointed to learn of the recent claims concerning Lea Michele. We take this very seriously, and ha...

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US diplomats struggle to navigate racial protests, Trump's messages, charges of hypocrisy

US diplomats struggle to navigate racial protests, Trump's messages, charges of hypocrisy

Official White House Photo by Shealah CraigheadBy CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trumps administration has come under criticism at home for using strong-arm tactics to clear protesters in the nations capital or failing to address the anger over racist incidents that has fueled demonstrations and led to some violence across the country.

But that response has also under...

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Physical distancing, masks can dramatically reduce COVID-19 transmission: Study

Physical distancing, masks can dramatically reduce COVID-19 transmission: Study

AnVr/iStockBy DR. AYODOLA ADIGUN and DR. JESSICA JOHNSON, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- New research published in Lancet supports what public health officials have been advising since the pandemic began: To reduce the risk of transmitting COVID-19, cover your face and stay 3 to 6 feet away from other people.

The findings were released as mass demonstrations after the death of George Floyd have rocked th...

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Small businesses already hurt by coronavirus face more devastation due to looting

Small businesses already hurt by coronavirus face more devastation due to looting

erlucho/iStockBy ARIELLE MITROPOULOS, ABC News

(NEW YORK) -- In the last week, the economic woes stemming from the coronavirus pandemic were further exacerbated when a number of small businesses throughout the nation sustained damages due to the nationwide protests fueled by the death of George Floyd.

While some of the demonstrations were peaceful, others turned to looting and destruction, leavin...

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Senate Republicans to grill Rosenstein amid renewed scrutiny of Russia probe

Senate Republicans to grill Rosenstein amid renewed scrutiny of Russia probe

rarrarorro/iStockBy ALEXANDER MALLIN, ABC News

(WASHINGTON) -- Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, whose appointment of Robert Mueller established the special counsel investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, is expected to field tough questions from Senate Republicans Wednesday as the probe has drawn renewed political scrutiny in recent months.

"I decided that appo...

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