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Doctor Explains Why You Should Avoid Thanksgiving, Christmas Gatherings: 'Not Worth The Risk'Dr. Mallika Marshall warns against large family gatherings this year due to the risk of spreading COVID-19.
The Forgotten Fight Against COVID-19: Are You Protecting Your Phone?In the last few months, COVID-19 has drastically changed our norms. While everyone is social distancing, masking up and wiping down every door knob in a three-mile-radius, what about the germ magnets we all keep glued to our finger tips; our cell phones.
How Can I Safely BBQ With Friends, Family This Summer? Answers To Common Coronavirus Questions From Dr. Dave HnidaDr. Dave Hnida answers common questions about staying safe from coronavirus this summer while still enjoying the warm weather and company of friends.
How Safe Is Going On Vacation? Summer Coronavirus Questions Answered By Dr. Max GomezWith coronavirus limitations easing and summer in full swing, Dr. Max Gomez answers questions about safety while vacationing and enjoying outdoor activities.
Does Heat, Sun Kill Coronavirus? Frequently Asked Summertime Questions About COVID-19 Answered By Dr. Mallika MarshallDr. Mallika Marshall, a practicing physician, answers common questions about coronavirus safety this summer at the pool, the beach and out and about.
Researchers Developing Device That Could Detect COVID-19 Using Your SmartphoneWhat started as a device to help detect a Zika virus could become be programmed to identify COVID-19 instead, say researchers in Utah.

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U.K. doodling dad launches joke "Pet Portraits" business, raises thousands of dollars for charityWhen Phil Heckels drew a picture of Narla, the family dog, for his young son, it was so terrible, he decided to post it to Facebook and pretend he was launching a career as a portrait artist. It was a joke, but serious requests came pouring in. Roxana Saberi visited Heckles, watched him work and asked why he thought his drawings were so successful.
Egyptian model arrested over photo shoot at ancient pyramidBoth model Salma El-Shimy and her photographer were arrested and were accused by one lawyer of "insulting the great Pharaonic history."
Hong Kong jails 3 prominent young pro-democracy activistsNot even 30 years old, Joshua Wong, Agnes Chow and Ivan Lam are heroes to the largely silenced movement demanding democracy in the Chinese city.
Hollywood stars, U.S. politicians push Egypt to free civil rights trio3 leaders of a prominent human rights group are facing terrorism charges, but as pressure mounts from D.C. and Hollywood, Egypt is rejecting "interference."
U.K. becomes first country to approve Pfizer COVID-19 vaccineThe United Kingdom has become the first country to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine. Immunizations are set to start next week, with the elderly and health care workers among the first to receive it. Charlie D'Agata reports.
"Lord of the Rings" stars want to help buy Tolkien's former homeSir Ian McKellen, Martin Freeman, and other "Lord of the Rings" stars and scholars hope to transform Tolkien's home into a literary center.