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In nursing homes and assisted living communities, minorities suffer most from Covid-19, research says

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Older racial and ethnic minority residents in nursing homes and assisted living communities in the United States and their caregivers have been hit hardest by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to new research by the ...

Apple CEO, NBA’s Dwyane Wade help LGBTQ group build homes

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Encircle, a non-profit providing mental health services for LGBTQ youth, has surpassed its goal of raising $ 8 million to build eight new homes with locations in Arizona, Idaho, Nevada and Utah aimed at providing sa...

El Paso funeral homes prepare refrigerated units to house bodies as Covid-19 cases in the Texas city soar

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As Covid-19 cases in El Paso, Texas, continue to surge, funeral homes in the city are preparing for a surge in coronavirus-related deaths. Part of that effort, two funeral homes told CNN, is to prepare additional r...

Southern California wildfires force Chargers players, including starting QB, to evacuate homes

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Several players and staff of the Los Angeles Chargers have been forced to leave their homes because of the ongoing fires in Southern California. The order came due to mandatory evacuation mandates in the area due ...

Nearly 15,000 Covid-19 deaths have been recorded in New York nursing homes and adult care facilities, data shows

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The New York State Department of Health is continuing to release data shedding more light on Covid-19 deaths among residents in the state's long-term care facilities, after a state Supreme Court judge ordered the de...

2 California homes invaded by hundreds of birds down their chimneys: report

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Hundreds of birds have invaded not one, but two chimneys in California within just a few days of each other, according to recent reports.  More than 800 birds entered a house in Torrance, California, through the chim...

Talking robots could be used to combat loneliness and boost mental health in care homes

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London Talking robots that interact with older people could be introduced into care homes to help fight loneliness and mental ill health. Pepper, a "culturally competent robot," was tested on care home residents in ...

Cyclone Yasa rips through Fiji, killing at least 2 people and destroying homes

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Hurricane force winds and torrential rain brought by Cyclone Yasa have destroyed scores of houses and flattened crops in Fiji's northern regions, aid agencies said on Friday. Two casualties have been confirmed, accor...

NY governor limits gatherings at private homes to 10 people, shares more restrictions after Covid-19 rise

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Indoor and outdoor gatherings in private homes in New York state will be limited to 10 people, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday. Covid-19 cases are rising in New York and neighboring states, and the move aims t...

Boise health board abruptly adjourns coronavirus meeting as protesters gather outside and at board members’ homes

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The weekly board meeting for the Central District Health, one of seven district health agencies in Idaho, was halted abruptly due to protests outside of their headquarters in Boise and at a few of the board members'...

Fire destroys homes of thousands in Bangladesh Rohingya refugee camps, UN says

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A huge fire swept through Rohingya refugee camps in southern Bangladesh early Thursday, the United Nations said, destroying homes belonging to thousands of people. The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said more than 550 sh...

Funeral homes, morgues grapple with surge in US Covid-19 deaths

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(KHN)Funeral director Kevin Spitzer has been overwhelmed with Covid-19-related deaths in the small city of Aberdeen, South Dakota. He and his two colleagues at the Spitzer-Miller Funeral Home are working 12-15 hours...

Ireland’s ‘brutally misogynistic culture’ saw the death of 9,000 babies and children in mother and baby homes, report finds

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Thousands of babies and children died in 18 of Ireland's mother and baby homes -- church-run institutions where unmarried women were sent to deliver their babies in secret, often against their will -- over eight dec...

New York Department of Health undercounted Covid-19 deaths in nursing homes, attorney general’s report says

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The New York state Department of Health undercounted Covid-19 deaths among nursing home residents by approximately 50%, according to a report released Thursday by the state attorney general's office. The report by ...

Beverly Hills, Florida, man arrested after setting fire to Jesus statue, several homes

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James Lee Harris, 25, set fire to "a tree and a statue of Jesus Christ" at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in Beverly Hills, a home on South Barbour Street and another vacant home on South Wadsworth Avenue. NYC MAN...

Several homes damaged in possible tornado in Seminole, Florida

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At least six homes in Seminole, Florida, were damaged when an unconfirmed tornado or waterspout moved through a waterway in the gated Boca Ciega Point adult community early Saturday morning, city of Seminole Fire Re...

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