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The people of Cape Town are running out of water—and they’re not alone

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The whole world is drying up. Cape Town’s water reservoirs are drying up. NASA Earth Observatory Day Zero: that’s the ominous label officials in Cape Town have bestowed on the day that water will run out.

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Doctors and nurses suffer near-impossible conditions in a defunded health system

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The doctor who said this continues to show up daily, caring for patients in need. Her health — and that of millions of other doctors, nurses, their families and the patients they care for — is put at risk when our leaders de-fund the health system that protects us all. She and other front line health workers, covering extra shifts and working overtime in this historic pandemic, tap into reserves of strength and resilience in hopes that the long overdue staff, equipment, space and systems arrive before the cases of COVID-19 surge out of control.

This article was originally published at Salon

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Trump’s Fox and Friends COVID-19 interview devolves into a mad rant — here are the 6 craziest moments

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President Donald Trump called into "Fox & Friends" on Monday morning to discuss his administration's work on handling the coronavirus pandemic -- but it quickly devolved into an angry rant in which he attacked his political foes.

During the lengthy hour-long interview, the president frequently drifted off topic to make outlandish statements about the media, the Democratic Party, and even the history of American foreign policy, among other topics.

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Wimbledon to be cancelled this week, German tennis official claims

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The vice-president of the German tennis federation has predicted that Wimbledon will be cancelled on Wednesday and slammed the French Tennis Federation for moving the French Open to the autumn.

Dirk Hordorff told French sports daily L'Equipe that he expects Wimbledon, scheduled for June 29-July 12, to be scrapped due to the coronavirus pandemic.

"This is not a rumor, they will announce that they are cancelling Wimbledon," he said.

In a move that surprised the tennis world, French Open organisers have already postponed their tournament and moved it to start on September 20, instead of May 24.

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