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1. Ken Osmond, 'Leave It To Beaver' Star Who Played Eddie Haskell, Dies At 76
From NBCNews.com: Ken Osmond, best known for his role as the troublemaker Eddie Haskell on the television comedy "Leave It to Beaver," died Monday morning, his manager confirmed to NBC News. He was 76. The cause of death was unknown.
2. Trump Says He Is Taking Hydroxychloroquine Though Health Experts Question Its Effectiveness
From CNN: President Donald Trump claimed Monday he is taking daily doses of hydroxychloroquine, a drug he's long touted as a potential coronavirus cure even as medical experts and the US Food and Drug Administration question its efficacy and warn of potentially harmful side effects.
3. Moderna Coronavirus Vaccine Trial Shows Promising Early Results
From The New York Times: The company said a test in 8 healthy volunteers found its experimental vaccine was safe and provoked a strong immune response. It is on an accelerated timetable to begin larger human trials soon.
4. Ryan Seacrest Dismisses Speculation He Had A Stroke During 'American Idol' Finale
From Los Angeles Times: Longtime "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest worried several fans during Sunday night's finale when he appeared to have difficulty speaking for a portion of the virtual broadcast. But according to a statement obtained Monday by People magazine, the multi-hyphenate entertainer is just fine - if a little stressed - after closing out the competition show's 18th season.
5. Plan For Reopening Massachusetts Schools Expected 'In The Weeks To Come'
From CBS Boston: Though Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker announced plans for the state’s phased coronavirus reopening on Monday, it is not yet clear in what capacity schools will reopen in the fall. State officials said details about how school buildings can reopen will be shared "in the weeks to come."
6. Former WWE Superstar Shad Gaspard Is Missing After Visiting Newly Reopened Venice Beach
From CNN: Gaspard, 39, was last seen at Marina Del Rey Beach in Venice Beach, his wife, Siliana Gaspard, said on her Instagram account. "If you've seen him please call 911 or Dm family," she wrote. The same message appeared on the wrestler's Instagram. One of the photos showed Gaspard in a swimsuit standing on a beach.
7. Son Of Washington County, Tenn. Sheriff Pleads Guilty To Simple Assault, Other Charges Dismissed
From WJHL-TV News Channel 11: The son of Washington County, Tennessee’s sheriff pleaded guilty to simple assault in Washington County court on Monday. Edwin Graybeal III pleaded guilty to one count of simple assault. Graybeal’s official misconduct and official oppression charges were dismissed as a part of plea negotiations, according to Graybeal’s attorney. Graybeal was sentenced to 11 months and 29 days to be served on probation. If his probation is violated, Graybeal will serve 75% of his sentence in jail.
8. Ep Fitness, Planet Fitness, Anytime Fitness Take Precautions To Reopen Amid Covid-19
From: KFOX EL Paso: In an attempt to reopen Texas, Governor Greg Abbott allowed gyms across the state to reopen Monday at 25% capacity. EP Fitness, Anytime Fitness and Planet Fitness are just three out of many gyms that reopened in El Paso.
9. Harry Styles Drops Handsy 'Watermelon Sugar' Video 'Dedicated To Touching'
From New York Post: The British singer has taunted socially distant fans with a sensual music video for his single "Watermelon Sugar." The pre-pandemic romp is full of attractive people caressing without washing hands, making out and sharing food - in other words, a real coronavirus tease.
10. County Forest Preserves To Close More Parking Lots For Memorial Day Weekend
From Chicago Sun-Times: The Cook County Forest Preserves officials announced Monday that they plan to close additional parking lots for the Memorial Day weekend in an effort to curb crowding. Dan Ryan Woods and Schiller Woods will join a list of six sites that have already seen their parking lots closed over the weekends due to concerns about social distancing and other public health guidelines.