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Tokyo reports 14 COVID-19 infections, breaking four-day uptrend

National May 30, 2020

Tokyo reports 14 COVID-19 infections, breaking four-day uptrend

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government reported 14 coronavirus infections on Saturday, bringing the total in the capital to 5,231. Although Saturday's figure halted a four-day streak of climbing COVID-19 infections that began on Tuesday — the day after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe lifted the state of ...

Merkel a 'no' for Trump's in-person G7 summit, report says

World / Politics May 30, 2020

Merkel a 'no' for Trump's in-person G7 summit, report says

German Chancellor Angela Merkel will not attend an in-person summit of Group of Seven leaders that U.S. President Donald Trump has suggested he will host despite concerns over the coronavirus pandemic, the Politico website quoted her spokesman as saying Friday. Leaders from the G7, which ...

How safe are pets from COVID-19?

Commentary / World May 30, 2020

How safe are pets from COVID-19?

by Faye Flam

Back in mid-April, I took my 13-year-old cat to the vet for some tests. They told me his chronic heart disease had worsened, but it was nothing alarming. His condition started to deteriorate a few days later, ultimately leading to a 3 a.m. trip ...