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CDC retracts its take on coronavirus spread

The top U.S. public health agency stirred confusion by taking down a website post that said the virus can remain suspended in the air and drift more than 6 feet as aerosolized particles. Plus: Q&A and a reliable guide to stay well.

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dead at 87

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday, the court announced. She was 87. Ginsburg was appointed in 1993 by President Bill Clinton and in recent years served as the most senior member of the court's liberal wing consistently…

US will ban WeChat and TikTok downloads on Sunday

The Commerce Department plans to restrict access to TikTok and WeChat on Sunday as the Trump administration's executive orders against the two apps are set to take effect.The Department said Friday that as of Sunday, any moves to distribute or…

Hurricane Sally makes landfall as Category 2 storm

A newly strengthened Hurricane Sally pummeled the Florida Panhandle and south Alabama with sideways rain, beach-covering storm surges, strong winds and power outages early Wednesday.