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Education Sep 17New York City again delays in-person learning for most students
New York City has again delayed the start of in-person learning for most of the more than 1 million students in its public school system.
Politics Sep 17WATCH: Pelosi promises Democrats will ‘keep fighting’ for virus funding
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will hold a news conference Sept. 17 to discuss securing additional funding for COVID-19 testing in the United States.
Politics Sep 16WATCH: Trump unveils vaccine distribution plan
President Donald Trump was set to give a news conference Wednesday evening before attending a dinner for the National Republican Congressional Committee.
Nation Sep 16Senators seek highest civilian honor for Emmett Till and his mother
Till was a black teenager lynched in Mississippi in 1955 by white men who were later acquitted despite eyewitness testimony tying them to the killing. He had been accused of whistling at a white woman.
Politics Sep 16WATCH: White House press secretary says herd immunity isn’t U.S. strategy
White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany held a press briefing Wednesday as several U.S. health officials testified on the government's response to the pandemic.
World Sep 16Official says Polish ‘LGBT-free zones’ have no place in EU
About one-third of Poles now live in communities that have passed resolutions declaring their opposition to the promotion of LGBT rights.
Politics Sep 16WATCH: U.S. Federal Reserve adjusts inflation target to keep interest rates low
The Federal Reserve adjusted its inflation target to seek price increases above 2 percent annually, a move that will likely keep interest rates low for years to come.
Politics Sep 16WATCH: Biden says he trusts science, not Trump
Joe Biden says that while he trusts what scientists say about a potential coronavirus vaccine, he doesn’t trust President Donald Trump.
World Sep 16Yoshihide Suga named Japan’s prime minister, succeeding Abe
Japan's Parliament elected Yoshihide Suga as prime minister Wednesday, replacing long-serving leader Shinzo Abe with his right-hand man.
Nation Sep 16Big Ten changes course and will play fall football after all
Each team will play eight games in eight weeks and the conference championship game will be held Dec. 19 — if all goes well.