Decision time: NC Board of Education vote coming on return to in-person learning

Decision time: NC Board of Education vote coming on return to in-person learning

4 minutes ago   |   WRAL

On Thursday, the North Carolina Board of Education will choose whether to follow the advice of school leaders and Gov. Roy Cooper to push for a return to in-person learning.
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Pregnant Asylum-Seekers Needed Help at the Border. Inside the Makeshift Clinic That Provided Care-and Community

Pregnant Asylum-Seekers Needed Help at the Border. Inside the Makeshift Clinic That Provided Care-and Community

4 minutes ago   |   Time

X iomara was already having labor pains when she presented herself to U.S. Border Patrol officials to make a claim for asylum. She had fled gang violence in El Salvador six...
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‘This Is Not a Shelter.' Ceyenne Doroshow on Providing Free, Safe Space for LGBTQ People in Need

4 minutes ago   |   Time

Ceyenne Doroshow founded Gays and Lesbians Living in a Transgender Society, or G.L.I.T.S. , in 2015 to help trans and sex-worker communities with issues like housing and health...
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COVID-19 Is Exacerbating the Housing Crisis. See How These Women Are Fighting for Their Families

4 minutes ago   |   Time

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic devastated so many people in New Orleans and around the world, Ronda Farve sometimes took to bathing her two young children in the backyard of...
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Insurance Claim Data Show How Much Teen Mental Health Has Suffered During the U.S. COVID-19 Pandemic

4 minutes ago   |   Time

As early as last spring, psychologists were warning that even as children and teens were spared most of the physical impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the shuttering of schools...
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How to Help Endangered and Impoverished Peoples

4 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Séverine Autessere's “The Frontlines of Peace” is a biting account of the humanitarian aid industry by a worker who was on the ground.
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The Dos and Don'ts of Staging a Pandemic-Era Awards Show

4 minutes ago   |   NY Times

The Oscars have nearly two months to get right what has gone oh-so-wrong at other ceremonies.
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What Our Food Staff Cooked Last Month

4 minutes ago   |   NY Times

In February, we leaned into comfort food: Winter squash curry, crispy tofu, the creamiest scrambled eggs and more.
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When will children be able to get COVID-19 vaccines?

When will children be able to get COVID-19 vaccines?

6 minutes ago   |   KETV   |   2 articles

“It's unlikely we could get community protection without immunizing children,” Dr. Sarah Long said. “This is the lynchpin to getting everything back to some kind of normalcy.”
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Dying to fly? Unused vouchers can add to tricky travel plans

6 minutes ago   |   Review Journal

With tens of thousands of flights canceled during the past pandemic year and international travel all but shut down for months, it is widely accepted that there is a pent-up...
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Palace: Prince Philip had a successful heart procedure

Palace: Prince Philip had a successful heart procedure

It said he is expected to remain in the hospital for "treatment, rest and recuperation for a number of days.” Read more ...

House passes expansive policing overhaul bill named in honor of George Floyd

House passes expansive policing overhaul bill named in honor of George Floyd

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South Korea's first known transgender soldier found dead

South Korea's first known transgender soldier found dead

South Korea's first known transgender soldier - who was discharged from the military last year - was found dead in her home on Wednesday, officials said. Byun Hui-su was found... Read more ...

T.J. McConnell's triple-double: Just how crazy was it?

T.J. McConnell's triple-double: Just how crazy was it?

The Pacers backup guard did something no other NBA player had done, officially, in 48 years. Read more ...

Former NFL Pro Bowler Kellen Winslow II Sentenced To 14 Years For Sex Crimes

Former NFL Pro Bowler Kellen Winslow II Sentenced To 14 Years For Sex Crimes

A San Diego judge said Kellen Winslow II preyed on especially vulnerable women, including a homeless woman and an unconscious teen. Read more ...

USC routs Stanford 79-42 to stay in hunt for Pac-12 title

USC routs Stanford 79-42 to stay in hunt for Pac-12 title

LOS ANGELES - Tahj Eaddy scored 16 points on 6-of-8 shooting and Southern California routed Stanford 79-42 on Wednesday night, snapping a two-game skid and keeping the Trojans... Read more ...

House Passes Landmark Voting Rights Bill, Setting Up First Major Filibuster...

House Passes Landmark Voting Rights Bill, Setting Up First Major Filibuster Fight

The sweeping reform bill would nullify the new wave of voter restrictions that Republicans are pushing at the state level. Read more ...

House passes sweeping voting rights bill over GOP opposition

House passes sweeping voting rights bill over GOP opposition

The bill would require states to offer mail-in ballots, same-day voter registration and a minimum of 15 days of early voting. Read more ...

Texas power grid CEO is fired following widespread outages during winter storms

Texas power grid CEO is fired following widespread outages during winter storms

Following widespread power outages that left many in the dark for days, the head of the organization overseeing the state's power grid has been fired. Read more ...

Caps edge Bruins 2-1 in SO in Chara's return to Boston

Caps edge Bruins 2-1 in SO in Chara's return to Boston

BOSTON - Jakub Vrana had the only score in the shootout and the Washington Capitals beat the Bruins 2-1 Wednesday night in Zdeno Chara's return to Boston. Read more ...