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Trump pushes state, local leaders to reopen schools in fall

24 seconds ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   3 articles

President Donald Trump launched an all-out effort pressing state and local officials to reopen schools this fall, arguing that some are keeping schools closed not because of...
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House spending panels give NIH big increase to deal with COVID-19 impacts

12 minutes ago   |   Science Mag

Emergency spending provision also helps DOE national labs, but not NSF or NASA
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Trump Promises To Pressure Governors To Reopen Schools In Fall

Trump Promises To Pressure Governors To Reopen Schools In Fall

56 minutes ago   |   The Huffington Post   |   3 articles

President Donald Trump claimed that some schools were staying closed during the coronavirus pandemic for political reasons.
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Kennedy defeats Norcross-backed Harrison in New Jersey's 2nd District House race

Kennedy defeats Norcross-backed Harrison in New Jersey's 2nd District House race

1 hour ago   |   Politico   |   4 articles

Amy Kennedy, a former school teacher and member of one of the nation's most famous political dynasties, defeated political science professor Brigid Harrison on Tuesday to win...
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Virginia Governor Calls For Renaming Schools That Honor Confederate Leaders

Virginia Governor Calls For Renaming Schools That Honor Confederate Leaders

1 hour ago   |   NPR

Gov. Ralph Northam wrote a letter to school boards across the state saying he wants to change the names that have a "traumatizing impact on students, families, teachers and...
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University of Houston researchers create nickel foam filter to catch, kill COVID-19 virus

1 hour ago   |   ABC

"This filter could be useful in airports and in airplanes, in office buildings, schools and cruise ships to stop the spread of COVID-19."
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How NorCal school districts are crafting COVID-19 reopening plans

How NorCal school districts are crafting COVID-19 reopening plans

1 hour ago   |   KCRA

School districts are beginning to draft reopening plans with COVID-19 changes for the 2020-2021 school year.
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Many of Harvard's international students terrified by latest ICE guidelines

Many of Harvard's international students terrified by latest ICE guidelines

1 hour ago   |   WCVB   |   2 articles

Due to the school's decision to teach all of its classes online this fall, its foreign students will be forced to leave the country.
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Orange County to likely offer three options for return to school

Orange County to likely offer three options for return to school

1 hour ago   |   WESH

The Orange County School Board is trying to figure out a combination of safe and practical ways to bring students back into schools.
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Merkel looks east as ties fray between Germany and U.S

Merkel looks east as ties fray between Germany and U.S

1 hour ago   |   Politico

BERLIN - Just after Germany agreed last month to rescue Lufthansa with a €9 billion emergency injection, the airline announced it would resume service on a route that had been...
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Mary Kay Letourneau, the teacher who wou plead guilty in the 90s to raping...

Mary Kay Letourneau, the teacher who wou plead guilty in the 90s to raping her underage student, dies

Mary Kay Letourneau, the teacher made famous for sexually assaulting her sixth-grade student, whom she later married, has died following a battle with cancer. Read more ...

President Trump says he will pressure states to reopen schools in fall

President Trump says he will pressure states to reopen schools in fall

"We're very much going to put pressure on governors and everybody else to open the schools,” President Donald Trump said. Read more ...

Woman fired after yelling ‘white lives are better' at Black Lives Matter rally

Woman fired after yelling ‘white lives are better' at Black Lives Matter rally

A Tennessee woman caught on a viral video shouting racial and homophobic slurs at a Black Lives Matter rally has been fired from her job, according to reports. Sonya Holt was... Read more ...

Personal protective gear for medical workers begins to run low again

Personal protective gear for medical workers begins to run low again

The personal protective gear that was in dangerously short supply during the early weeks of the coronavirus crisis in the U.S. is running low again as the virus resumes its... Read more ...

EPA approves use of Lysol disinfectant on surfaces to protect against...

EPA approves use of Lysol disinfectant on surfaces to protect against coronavirus

The Environmental Protection Agency announced Monday that it has approved the first two surface disinfectant products, both made by Lysol, against the novel coronavirus. The... Read more ...

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus

Brazil is second only to the United States in numbers of coronavirus infections and deaths. Read more ...

White House informs Congress that the US is withdrawing from World Health...

White House informs Congress that the US is withdrawing from World Health Organization

President Trump initially announced his intention to withdraw from WHO in May. Read more ...

Deutsche Bank hit with $150 million penalty over Jeffrey Epstein ties

Deutsche Bank hit with $150 million penalty over Jeffrey Epstein ties

New York regulators slapped Deutsche Bank with $150 million in penalties over its relationship with pedophile financier Jeffrey Epstein, officials said Tuesday. The bank agreed... Read more ...

Chief Justice Roberts was hospitalized last month after falling, injuring head

Chief Justice Roberts was hospitalized last month after falling, injuring head

Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. was reportedly hospitalized overnight last month after he fell and injured his head at a Maryland country club. Roberts' head was covered in... Read more ...

Pentagon draft policy would ban Confederate flag displays

Pentagon draft policy would ban Confederate flag displays

If approved, the draft Pentagon policy would bring the other military services in line with the Marine Corps, which banned Confederate displays on its bases in early June. Read more ...