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COVID-19

Americans face new COVID-19 restrictions after Thanksgiving

Americans returning from Thanksgiving break faced strict new coronavirus measures around the country Monday as health officials brace for a disastrous worsening of the nationwide surge because of holiday gatherings over the long weekend. Los Angeles County imposed a stay-at-home order for its 10 million residents, and Santa Clara County, in the heart of Silicon

Opinion

Opinion: The Peer Pressure to Host Thanksgiving

Even though the CDC issued a recommendation that Americans refrain from traveling for Thanksgiving, my family doesn’t think that it applies to them. They still expect me to cook a huge bird, stock my bar and host everyone for a week in my home in coastal Montecito. I’d be willing to bet Gov. Gavin Newsom

COVID-19

Some governors ignore CDC advice on Thanksgiving gatherings

Coronavirus infections are ravaging South Dakota, where more than half of tests have come back positive for weeks. Yet Gov. Kristi Noem won’t require masks or take other measures to curb the spread, including urging families to limit Thanksgiving gatherings. Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt said he’ll attend a college football game over the weekend and

Politics

Air Trump: Cost of trips to campaign events still hard to pin down

When Air Force One touches down in Arizona for President Donald Trump’s campaign visits to Bullhead City and Goodyear on Wednesday, it will be at least the 20th campaign stop for the jet in the past eight days. Who pays for those trips? You do. Maybe. Or maybe the Trump campaign does. Or a little

State

Love in the time of Corona

Survey finds the average Arizona single would travel for 1.8 hours to go on a date, thanks to the pandemic…  1/2 of singles would avoid dating someone from a high Covid area. 1 in 5 men would pack an overnight bag for a first date. If there’s one thing which has put a hold on the good

State

Sky Harbor scrubs airport as fliers take off for Labor Day weekend

The Labor Day weekend is starting, the COVID-19 pandemic is ongoing, and travelers are flying out of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, which has furiously prepared for an uptick in passengers. The airport has installed germ-zapping tech on escalators, placed the now-ubiquitous social distancing signs on floors and throughout terminals and has workers scrubbing windows

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