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Drug overdose deaths jump in 2019 to nearly 71,000, a record high

Drug overdose deaths in the United States jumped last year by a projected 4.8%, wiping out a slight decline in 2018 and setting a new record high, according to preliminary data released Wednesday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics.

15th, July 2020, 11:50pm

Anderson Cooper: Trump poses with can of beans while virus surges

CNN's Anderson Cooper called out a recent Instagram endorsement by President Donald Trump amid surges in the coronavirus pandemic across the US and ongoing tension between the White House and Dr. Anthony Fauci, saying it's "grotesque."

15th, July 2020, 09:59pm

2020 sports awards scrapped

This country’s elite athletes and administrators will not be feted or toasted for their outstanding achievements over the past year as the 2020 Barbados Olympic Association (BOA) Annual Awards normally scheduled for early December have been cancelled. The announcement of the cancellation was made through a letter dated July 6, signed by Erskine Simmons, BOA’s […] The post 2020 sports awards scrapped appeared first on Barbados Today.

15th, July 2020, 09:29pm

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