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‘Appalled’ Cuomo to Investigate Crowded Chainsmokers Concert

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York’s governor says he is “appalled” by videos showing crowds standing close together at a Hamptons concert featuring electronic music duo The Chainsmokers over the weekend. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the state Department of Health will …

Companies Bet On AI Cameras to Track Social Distancing, Limit Liability

Stores and workplaces eager to avoid spreading the novel coronavirus are equipping existing security cameras with artificial intelligence software that can track compliance with health guidelines including social distancing and mask-wearing. Several companies told Reuters the software will be crucial …

Individual Ashtrays, Hourly Disinfection: French Carmakers Eye Production Restart

PARIS — Peugeot-owner PSA and Renault are planning new safety measures in a push by France’s major industrial groups for a breakthrough with workers to reopen some factories before the government lifts its lockdown from mid-May, unions said. Japanese carmaker …

Amazon Fires Three Critics of Warehouse Conditions in Pandemic

Amazon.com Inc said on Tuesday it had fired three critics of the company’s pandemic response for workplace violations, dismissals that drew sharp words from U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders and a labor coalition. The company on Friday fired two user experience …

North America’s Best Restaurant Remains Open in AMLO’s Mexico

Finding a table at Mexico City’s exclusive Pujol restaurant has never been easier. Chef Enrique Olvera’s famous restaurant is still open for business amid the coronavirus pandemic, mainly because the Mexican government hasn’t said it should close. Usually booked for …

Space Mountain Closed as Disney Reviews Safety

Three rides at Disneyland, including the famous Space Mountain roller coaster, were temporarily closed over the weekend as the company reviewed its safety protocols after being cited by state regulators. The citations were received Friday from the California Division of …

Vermont Schools Urged to Review Safety Plans

Schools in Vermont were urged to review safety protocols following the school shooting in Connecticut and at least one district restricted access to its five schools by locking the front doors after a concern was raised by a staff member. …