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From festivals in Florida to touring Dracula’s digs in Romania, we round up the best destinations to visit this October. As summer abandons Europe again this October, eke out the last of the rays and raves in Ibiza, where nightclubs will be going out with a bang for the winter break. When the party finally stops head to the island’s north.

Coronavirus started spreading in the U.S. in January, CDC says

The coronavirus began quietly spreading in the U.S. as early as late January, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Friday — before President Donald Trump blocked air travel from...

Nearly 6 Million Worldwide Infected with Coronavirus

There are more than 5.8 million infections of COVID-19 around the world, with more than 360,000 deaths. Some countries are starting to loosen restrictions initiated to halt the spread of...

World Health Organization warns of ‘second peak’ in areas where COVID-19 declining

GENEVA — Countries where coronavirus infections are declining could still face an "immediate second peak" if they let up too soon on measures to halt the outbreak, the World...

University of Oxford Study Set to Test Hydroxychloroquine as COVID-19 Treatment

Healthcare workers at British hospitals will be the first participants in a global study testing the anti-malarial drugs chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine to see if they can be used to...

Trump administration paying huge premium for mask-cleaning machines. Which don’t do the job.

WASHINGTON — It sounded like a great deal: The White House coronavirus task force would buy a defense company’s new cleaning machines to allow critical protective masks to be reused up...

Some have tested positive for COVID-19 after recovering. What does that mean?

At least 14 sailors aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt who had recovered from COVID-19 have tested positive for a second time, raising questions about immunity and whether people can...

Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine shows positive results, moves to larger studies

A COVID-19 vaccine candidate has shown it can prompt an immune response in the human body, and was also found to be safe and well-tolerated in a small group...

Sens. Burr, Feinstein turn over phone, documents to FBI in insider trading probe

WASHINGTON — Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., on Thursday temporarily stepped down as chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee after the FBI seized his cellphone and questioned Sen. Dianne Feinstein,...

Countries Worldwide Reopen Regardless of Coronavirus Trajectory

WASHINGTON - Germany passed an important milestone Tuesday: Its coronavirus reproduction rate fell below 1, it said. Public health officials said that as of Tuesday, 100 infected people could now infect 94 others within 24 hours. At Monday’s rate, 100...

China Reports Spike in New COVID-19 Cases

China’s health commission is reporting a spike in new COVID-19 cases in several provinces, prompting health officials to urge citizens to use personal protection. COVID-19 is the disease caused...