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From self-guided fall foliage tours to weekends at the lake, booking a secluded cabin is an easy way to avoid crowds this autumn.  Cabins today come in every incarnation imaginable, from traditional log designs to modern wonders, and in sizes ranging from palatial estates to one-room shacks located smack in the middle of a pond. 
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A passenger looks at his phone while waiting aboard a United Airlines plane before taking off from George Bush Intercontinental Airport on May 11, 2020 in Houston, Texas. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images United Airlines on Wednesday dismissed the notion that blocking some seats onboard would keep passengers safer from Covid-19, as policies among U.S. airlines
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China on Tuesday said manufacturing activity expanded in June with the official Purchasing Manager’s Index coming in at 50.9. Economists polled by Reuters had expected the official manufacturing PMI number to come in at 50.4. PMI readings above 50 indicate expansion, while those below that level signal contraction. In May, official manufacturing PMI came in at 50.6, according to the National
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The coverage on this live blog has ended. The fallout from record numbers of cases and hospitalizations in some states continued Friday with Texas and Florida taking bigger steps to mitigate the spread of the disease. Texas reversed reopening plans, closing bars and capping restaurant capacity at 50%. Florida, which shattered its daily record for
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The number of coronavirus cases globally jumped past 8 million on Tuesday during Asia time. China reported 40 new cases as a new cluster in Beijing continued to grow. New coronavirus cases and hospitalizations continue to rise in a handful of U.S. states, prompting warnings from some health officials that greater precautions might be necessary
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As many U.S. states continue to lift coronavirus lockdown restrictions, some are pausing their reopenings in the face of worrisome data around new cases and hospitalizations. States like Texas, Arizona and Arkansas have seen a surge in infections, calling into question aggressive reopening strategies.  Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday
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The total number of cases worldwide has topped 7 million, while global deaths surpassed 402,000 — just as some countries are ease social restriction measures to restart battered economies. In South Korea, there has been a recent uptick in the number of new cases after movement restrictions were relaxed. They have been traced to nightclubs,
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The global number of coronavirus cases surpassed 6.6 million, as the pandemic continues to sweep across the world. The death toll in Brazil surpassed that of Italy on Thursday. South America was recently declared a new epicenter in the outbreak. In the U.S., coronavirus hospitalizations are on the rise around the country, Dr. Scott Gottlieb
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A box of Plaquenil, an anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine made by Sanofi, used for years to treat malaria and autoimmune disorders. Alain Pitton | NurPhoto | Getty Images Hydroxychloroquine, the drug backed by President Donald Trump to combat Covid-19, is no better than a placebo in preventing infection of the coronavirus, according to results published Wednesday
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Workers make toys at a plastic product factory in Zhangjiajie, central China’s Hunan Province, May 27, 2020. Xue Yuge | Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images A private survey showed manufacturing activity in China expanded for the month of May. The Caixin/Markit Manufacturing Purchasing Manager’s Index came in at 50.7 for May. Analysts polled by Reuters had expected
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The U.S. coronavirus death toll crossed 100,000 as Dr. Anthony Fauci warned that states should not go “leapfrogging” over reopening guidelines.  California Governor Gavin Newsom said guidelines for reopening gyms and related businesses could be released within “a week or so” while New York Governor Andrew Cuomo told Republicans to “stop abusing” states hit hardest by the coronavirus.
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