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Kemp to allow bars and nightclubs to reopen in Georgia

- Associated Press

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp on Thursday announced plans to allow bars and nightclubs to reopen, overnight summer camps and summer schools to begin and professional and amateur sports to resume operations and practices, all with social distancing and sanitation restrictions in place.

Shoppers walks past a Nordstrom window display at The Grove shopping center Wednesday, May 27, 2020, in Los Angeles. California moved to further relax its coronavirus restrictions and help the battered economy. Retail stores, including those at shopping malls, can open at 50% capacity. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Nordstrom's 1Q sales fell 40% as pandemic shuttered stores

- Associated Press

Upscale department store retailer Nordstrom reported Thursday that its sales plunged nearly 40% in its fiscal first quarter when the pandemic forced a temporary shutdown of its stores.

NYC protest over Minneapolis man's death in police custody

Associated Press

Demonstrators chanting “I can't breathe" and “Black lives matter" took to Manhattan's streets on Thursday in protest of the death of a black Minnesota man who died after a police officer spent minutes kneeling on his neck.

Grand Canyon to fully open South Rim entrance in June

Associated Press

The Grand Canyon is expanding access to its more popular South Rim entrance and planning to let visitors in around the clock next month after it shuttered temporarily over coronavirus concerns.

Meatpacking union: 44 COVID-19 deaths among workers

Associated Press

At least 44 meatpacking workers in the U.S. have died from the new coronavirus and another 3,000 have tested positive, according to an estimate released Thursday by the largest union representing workers.

FILE - In this May 27, 2020, file photo, closed businesses are seen in downtown San Francisco. San Francisco will allow outdoor dining and indoor shopping, religious services and even sporting events without spectators June 15 with barbershops and hair salons to open for service in mid July, the city's mayor announced Thursday, May 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

San Francisco OKs shopping, worship, sports as of June 15

- Associated Press

San Francisco will allow outdoor dining and indoor shopping, religious services and sporting events without spectators as of June 15 and give barbershops and hair salons permission to reopen in mid July, the city's mayor announced Thursday.

UN chief warns leaders pandemic may cause historic famine

- Associated Press

The U.N. chief on Thursday warned the largest gathering of world leaders since the coronavirus pandemic began that it will cause “unimaginable devastation and suffering around the world,” with historic levels of hunger and famine and up to 1.6 billion people unable to earn a living unless action is taken now.

President Donald Trump speaks as he receives a briefing on the 2020 hurricane season in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, May 28, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Chinese grad students may be next hit by US-China tensions

- Associated Press

The Trump administration may soon expel thousands of Chinese graduate students enrolled at U.S. universities and impose other sanctions against Chinese officials in the latest signs of tensions between Washington and Beijing that are raging over trade, the coronavirus pandemic, human rights and the status of Hong Kong.

Delayed trout season opens in Eastern Sierra's Inyo County

Associated Press

Trout season was allowed to open Thursday in the Eastern Sierra’s Inyo County after a delay due to concerns that an influx of anglers would spread COVID-19 in the region, which has some of California’s most prized stream and lake fishing.

Schalke's Weston McKennie, left on the ground, scores the opening goal against Duesseldorf's goalkeeper Florian Kastenmeier during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Fortuna Duesseldorf and FC Schalke 04 in Duesseldorf, Germany, Wednesday, May 27, 2020. The German Bundesliga becomes the world's first major soccer league to resume after a two-month suspension because of the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, Pool)

Status of European soccer leagues

- Associated Press

The status of European soccer's major men's leagues following their suspension in March due to the coronavirus pandemic.