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What states require face masks in public? Kansas, Texas join growing list of states where it's mandatory

As COVID-19 cases rise in at least 40 states, many governors are instituting or renewing orders requiring people to wear face masks in public.

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10:27am PDT - July 3rd, 2020

Which States Require Masks? Texas, Kansas, Pennsylvania, Oregon Issue Orders

Washington has also issued an order directing businesses to require their customers to wear masks, which will go into effect next week.

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2:22am PDT - July 3rd, 2020

Trump heads to Mount Rushmore, July Fourth weekend, MLB Spring Training: 5 things to know Friday

No social distancing at Trump-attended Mount Rushmore event, MLB resumes spring training and more things to start your Friday morning.

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12:16am PDT - July 3rd, 2020

In reversal, Texas orders face masks in public: Coronavirus live

Republican governor makes a stark reversal and orders the wearing of face masks across Texas as infections surge.

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6:06pm PDT - July 2nd, 2020

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott just ordered residents of most counties to wear face masks in public. Those who don't could face a $250 fine.

  • Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued a face mask mandate Thursday for all residents of counties with 20 or more coronavirus cases.
  • The state joins 20 states and various other cities and counties in requiring face masks to prevent the spread of the …

    texas mask order - Business Insider
    3:37pm PDT - July 2nd, 2020

Texas Governor Issues Mask Mandate

Greg Abbott signed an executive order Thursday requiring Texans in counties with 20 or more positive coronavirus cases to wear a face covering in public.

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2:54pm PDT - July 2nd, 2020

Texas Governor Issues Mask Order to Fight Coronavirus

(AUSTIN, Texas) — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday ordered that face coverings must be worn in public across most of the state, a dramatic ramp up of the Republican’s efforts to control spiking numbers of confirmed coronavirus cases and hospitalizations. Ab…

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2:32pm PDT - July 2nd, 2020

Walmart is turning some of its parking lots into drive-in theaters

Select Walmart parking lots around the US will soon be transformed into drive-in theaters, thanks to a partnership with the company behind the Tribeca Film Festival, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The “safe, socially distanced drive-in events,” as Walma…

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1:15pm PDT - July 2nd, 2020

The 'economy or virus' delusion

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11:00am PDT - July 2nd, 2020

As vaccine hopes rise, U.S. races to buy syringes to avoid a mask-shortage scenario.

A report in May warned the US could need 850 million more syringes for a coronavirus vaccine. Is the country prepared?

texas mask order - USA Today
8:04am PDT - July 2nd, 2020

The owner of a popular Houston bar says Texas reopened too soon, causing a surge in coronavirus cases and leading to devastating economic consequences

  • Monte Large, a co-owner of Houston's popular Axelrad bar, believes Texas was too quick to reopen businesses in May. 
  • The reopening, and a lack of mandatory mask policies could be partially responsible for the recent surge in cases, he said.<…

    texas mask order - Business Insider
    11:28am PDT - July 1st, 2020

Arizona orders bars, gyms, cinemas to reclose to slow virus surge - Reuters India

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey on Monday ordered the closure of bars, nightclubs, gyms, movie theaters and water parks, joining other Sunbelt states including Florida and Texas in reversing reopenings after a surge in coronavirus cases.

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6:45pm PDT - June 29th, 2020

'Wear a mask!' Republicans split with Trump as virus cases surge - Reuters India

In a rare break with mask-averse President Donald Trump, fellow Republican leaders are advocating for face coverings as COVID-19 cases surge in some Republican-leaning states.

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6:20pm PDT - June 29th, 2020

Arizona Shuts Down Bars, Gyms and Parks as Coronavirus Surges Nationwide

Arizona's governor shut down bars, gyms and water parks in a dramatic course reversal amid an alarming resurgence of coronavirus cases.

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4:46pm PDT - June 29th, 2020

Jobbie Nooner, blowback at bars, fake mask exemptions: News from around our 50 states

How the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting every state

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1:58am PDT - June 29th, 2020

A Sun Belt time bomb threatens Trump’s reelection

Rising Covid-19 caseloads in Florida, Arizona and Texas raise fresh doubts about the president's reelection prospects.

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1:30am PDT - June 29th, 2020

What you need to know about the coronavirus right now - Reuters

What you need to know about the coronavirus right now  Reuters

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11:01pm PDT - June 28th, 2020

Pence encourages people in Texas to wear a mask as the number of coronavirus cases in the state surge

  • Vice President Mike Pence encouraged people in Texas to wear masks as the number of novel coronavirus cases in the state surge.
  • "We encourage everyone to wear a mask in the affected areas," he said during a news conference in Dallas on Sunda…

    texas mask order - Business Insider
    7:22pm PDT - June 28th, 2020

Closing time for some California bars as U.S. posts record COVID cases - Reuters Canada

California on Sunday ordered some bars to close, the first major rollback of efforts to reopen the economy in the most populous U.S. state as cases nationwide soar to record levels day after day.

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3:34pm PDT - June 28th, 2020

California orders some bars to close as U.S. posts record COVID cases - Reuters Africa

California on Sunday ordered some bars to close as that state and a dozen others face the worst surge in coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic.

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1:49pm PDT - June 28th, 2020

Hard-Hit Tribe Turns Away Visitors as Coronavirus Surges in Arizona

The White Mountain Apache Tribe is taking some of the most drastic actions in Arizona to protect its 13,500 residents.

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8:37am PDT - June 27th, 2020

Governors Who Quickly Reopened Their States Are Backpedaling as Coronavirus Surges

As an alarming coronavirus resurgence sets records across the U.S. South and West, governors are retreating to measures they once resisted

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10:54pm PDT - June 25th, 2020

New York region quarantines travelers from high-risk states, turning the tables on Florida

The order marks a major reversal of roles from earlier in the pandemic, when states imposed similar restrictions on the hard-hit New York region.

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10:10am PDT - June 24th, 2020

Texas hits all-time high for COVID-19 cases; governor urges residents to stay home

Texas is hitting an all-time high for COVID-19 cases and Gov. Greg Abbott told state residents to stay home unless they need to be out.

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6:38pm PDT - June 23rd, 2020

Austin extended its stay at home order till August after an spike in coronavirus cases

  • Austin, Texas has extended its coronavirus stay at home orders after seeing a spike in cases and hospitalizations.
  • More than two dozen states have seen spikes in cases, but many have chosen to move forward with their reopenings.
  • In …

    texas mask order - Business Insider
    1:47am PDT - June 16th, 2020