Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

Six Flags Will Reopen Its First Park On June 5, Requiring Masks And Health Checks

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Six Flags says it will use thermal imaging to screen temperatures of guests and employees before they can enter.

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New York Stock Exchange Reopens Trading Floor After 2-Month Closure

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Traders are wearing masks and must undergo a health screening before entering the New York Stock Exchange, which shifted to electronic trading in March because of COVID-19.

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CDC Advice On Surface Spread Of COVID-19 'Has Not Changed,' Agency Says

Friday, May 22, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a headline change on its website seemed to trigger news reports saying its guidelines have changed.

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Alabama Opening Theaters, Zoos And Water Parks Despite Recent Rise In Cases

Friday, May 22, 2020

Gov. Kay Ivey is relaxing restrictions on schools, water parks and other elements of normal life. Since early March, Alabama has received more than 501,000 jobless claims.

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President Trump Orders Flags To Fly At Half-Staff As U.S. Mourns Nearly 100,000 Dead

Friday, May 22, 2020

Flags will be lowered from Friday through Sunday's sunset in a show of national mourning and remembrance.

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Trump Administration Confirms U.S. Is Leaving Open Skies Surveillance Treaty

Thursday, May 21, 2020

The 34-nation agreement allows the U.S., Russia and other countries to fly their aircraft over each other's territory. The Trump administration says it will negotiate a new deal with Russia.

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NCAA Says College Football, Basketball Workouts Can Resume June 1

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Each school and conference will be free to decide how to safely resume athletic operations, the NCAA Division I Council says.

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U.S. Could Have Saved 36,000 Lives If Social Distancing Started 1 Week Earlier: Study

Thursday, May 21, 2020

The analysis from Columbia University focused on the period from March 15 to May 3, when states and counties implemented "measures enforcing social distancing and restricting individual contact."

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All 50 U.S. States Have Now Started To Reopen, Easing COVID-19 Shutdown

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

All 50 states have at least partially eased tight restrictions on businesses, with a mix of policies letting restaurants or stores welcome customers.

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Tom Moore, U.K.'s 100-Year-Old Hero, Is Awarded Knighthood For Fundraising Walks

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

"I hope she's not very heavy-handed with the sword, because by then I might be rather a poor old weak soul," the World War II veteran said of a possible knighthood ceremony with Queen Elizabeth II.

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Maryland Reports Largest Rise Yet In Coronavirus Cases 4 Days After Reopening

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Roughly 25% of the 7,152 tests in the most recent 24-hour period resulted in positive coronavirus diagnoses.

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Trump Says Funding Cuts Will Be Permanent If WHO Doesn't Commit To 'Major' Changes

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

"The World Health Organization has repeatedly made claims about the coronavirus that were either grossly inaccurate or misleading," President Trump says.

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Azar Accuses WHO Of Failure That 'Cost Many Lives' In COVID-19 Pandemic

Monday, May 18, 2020

"There was a failure by this organization to obtain the information that the world needed, and that failure cost many lives," Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar says.

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Xi Defends China's COVID-19 Actions, Backs 'Impartial' Review Of Pandemic Response

Monday, May 18, 2020

President Xi Jinping did not specifically refer to any of President Trump's criticisms. But he said the pandemic has exposed "weaknesses and deficiencies" in the global health system.

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IOC Will Devote $800 Million To Postponed Tokyo Olympics, COVID-19 Costs

Friday, May 15, 2020

Most of the money will go toward helping the International Olympic Committee mount an Olympics one year later than planned — something it's never done before.

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Replace Trump And Bolster The CDC, A Leading Medical Journal Urges

Friday, May 15, 2020

The Trump administration has mounted an "inconsistent and incoherent national response" to the COVID-19 pandemic by injecting politics into public health policy, The Lancet says.

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'The Jersey Shore Will Be Open In Time For Memorial Day,' Gov. Murphy Says

Thursday, May 14, 2020

New Jersey has more than 142,700 COVID-19 cases, and the rate of positive test results is 22%. But the governor says the spread of the coronavirus has continued to slow.

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Wisconsin Bars Welcome Crowds After Court Strikes Down 'Safer At Home' Bans

Thursday, May 14, 2020

One bar posted an image of a crowd, along with the caption: "45 minutes after the bars open in Wisconsin."

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Putin Spokesman Is Hospitalized With COVID-19 As Coronavirus Cases Spike In Russia

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov says the last time he saw Russian President Vladimir Putin in person was more than a month ago.

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U.K. Extends Coronavirus Furlough Payments To Workers Through End Of October

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

The U.K. program pays people idled by the COVID-19 pandemic up to around $3,088 a month. Some 7.5 million jobs have been furloughed.

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