Millions of U.S. educators are scrambling to replicate the functions of school without an actual school building. One principal's advice is to just "focus on loving our kids."
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If a major hurricane, flood or wildfire happens during the pandemic, evacuation shelters could be dangerous and cross-state aid impossible. So disaster response experts are planning new strategies.
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Under a collaboration between the Trump administration and major corporations, the marketplace and business ties often shape decisions about who gets life-saving equipment, and who has to wait.
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"Absentee ballots are typically Republicans' friends" in Florida says one former GOP campaign operative. Despite condemning mail-in ballots, President Trump cast one himself last month.
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The power of shared storytelling to soothe or spur us to action may be more crucial than ever, scientists say. Here's what happens in the brain when we feel swept away by a story, book or film.
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Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden proposes letting 60-year-olds enroll in Medicare. He'd pay for the expansion out of general tax revenue, he says, not the Medicare fund.
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A study involving 53 patients seriously ill with COVID-19 found that some of them got better. But there was no comparison group, so strong conclusions weren't possible.
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Clinics had begun scheduling appointments following a favorable lower-court ruling, but had to stop after the appeals court order was issued.
A Texas doctor decided to give dozens of coronavirus patients at a nursing home a controversial, experimental medication, in some cases without telling their families first. He defends the decision.
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The Trump administration alleges the Voice of America is relaying Chinese propaganda. Founded at the dawn of World War Two, the government-funded news agency is independent by law.
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The funds aim to help tourism workers pay their rent and buy food, among other things.
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Lots of people are talking about masks. But what about gloves? Do they offer any protection? If you're still going to work, should you isolate yourself from family members when you get home?
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White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows is working with Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to see how wage rates for immigrant farmworkers can be reduced. Critics say it will hurt all workers.
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The coronavirus is hitting African Americans especially hard. Jahmil Lacey, a researcher on health disparities, says distrust of the medical establishment is a big reason why.
A year after fans filled the streets of Los Angeles to celebrate the life of Nipsey Hussle, fans take to the Internet to remember his legacy.
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