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  1. A map of confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths around the world. The respiratory disease has spread rapidly across six continents and has killed at least 1 million globally.
  2. Nine months after the first reported fatality in China last January, the world has hit a sobering milestone.
  3. Brett Hankison, the former Louisville Police Department detective, has pleaded not guilty to all three counts of wanton endangerment against him, his attorney said on Monday.
  4. A grand jury has indicted Sheriff Robert Chody with intentionally destroying or concealing video and audio recordings of the encounter involving a Black man who died in police custody last year.
  5. Citing a lack of adherence to guidelines, teachers in Little Rock, Arkansas, have refused to teach in-person classes. The district is considering firing them.
  6. The fires, which have scorched nearly 6,000 square miles in California, now threaten to tear through communities in the state's picturesque wine country, forcing thousands to evacuate.
  7. Regulators had refused to renew Uber's license, finding its lax security controls had put passengers at risk. But a court found that Uber had fixed the problems and was fit to operate in the city.
  8. President Trump promised to name Supreme Court justices who would oppose abortion rights. Activists say Barrett fits that mold. Her history as a federal judge offers potential clues to her views.
  9. The U.S. Tax Court has repeatedly said that even for a public personality, the costs of maintaining an appealing appearance are not deductible.
  10. Since 2016, journalist Yvonne Latty has been documenting her mother's journey with Alzheimer's. As part of a collaboration with Latino USA and Black Public Media, she brings us this intimate portrait.