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Health Dec 11States get tracing apps to interact with each other as virus rises
Nearly all states using the exposure notification technology can now inform users in other states if they've been exposed to the virus. Virginia was the first state in the country to adopt the technology.
Science Dec 06Despite promise, few in US adopting COVID-19 exposure apps
Six months ago, Apple and Google introduced a new smartphone tool designed to notify people who might have been exposed to the coronavirus, without disclosing any personal information. But for the most part, Americans haven’t been all that interested.
Nation Sep 04North Carolina kicks off mail voting as requests spike
Mail voting has started in the presidential election as North Carolina begins to send out about 600,000 ballots to voters who have requested them. Those voters are overwhelmingly Democrats and independents.
Education Aug 28College towns growing alarmed over outbreaks among students
The outbreaks since students began returning to campus in the past few weeks have heightened town-gown tensions and led to recriminations between local politicians and university officials.
Education Jul 31Students return to campus amid virus growth in some states
Across the country, students are jumping through additional hoops by getting tests, navigating travel quarantines and abiding by strict rules. At North Carolina State University, the return of students was staggered over 10 days and students were greeted Friday by…
Education Jul 29Pence urges in-person school during visit to North Carolina
Vice President Mike Pence said schools around the country will have the resources they need to reopen for in-person learning during a visit to a classroom of masked fourth graders at a North Carolina private school.
Health Jun 19Vulnerable U.S. Latino communities hard hit by COVID-19
As the coronavirus spreads deeper across America, it is ravaging through Latino communities from the mid-Atlantic to the Southwest, infecting them at alarmingly high rates and amplifying the inequalities they live with.
Politics Jun 02GOP to look at potential alternative sites for convention
Organizers of the Republican National Convention say they will begin visiting potential alternative sites after North Carolina's governor told them in a letter that the COVID-19 pandemic means they must prepare for a scaled-back event if they want it in…