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Health Jan 14Expanded vaccine rollout in U.S. spawns a new set of problems
The rapid expansion of COVID-19 vaccinations to senior citizens across the U.S. has led to bottlenecks, system crashes and hard feelings in many states because of overwhelming demand for the shots.
Nation Dec 17Snow continues to fall on Northeast U.S., with vaccines in tow
Snow continued to fall Thursday during a key period in the coronavirus pandemic, days after the start of the U.S. vaccination campaign and in the thick of a virus surge that has throngs of people seeking tests daily.
Education Nov 18New York City schools to close again as city fights virus surge
New York City's mayor says he's shuttering schools to try to stop the renewed spread of the coronavirus. It's a painful about-face for one of the first big U.S. school systems to bring students back to classrooms this fall.
World Sep 22WATCH: UN chief says there’s an ‘epochal’ crisis as world powers meet remotely
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned the U.N.'s first-ever virtual meeting of global leaders Tuesday that the world is facing an "epochal" health crisis, the biggest economic calamity and job losses since the Great Depression, threats to human rights and worries of…
Nation Sep 11U.S. marks 9/11 anniversary at tributes shadowed by virus
Americans are commemorating 9/11 as a new national crisis in the form of the coronavirus pandemic reconfigures and divides anniversary ceremonies and a presidential campaign carves a path through the observances.
Nation Sep 10In a year of social distancing, virus alters how U.S. observes Sept. 11
The terror attacks' 19th anniversary will be marked Friday by dueling ceremonies at the Sept. 11 memorial plaza and a corner nearby in New York. Vice President Mike Pence is expected at both remembrances.
Politics Sep 09DOJ asks to defend Trump in rape accuser’s defamation suit
The Justice Department is asking to take over President Donald Trump's defense in a defamation lawsuit from a writer who accused him of rape.
Nation Sep 03Rochester mayor suspends officers involved in man’s suffocation death
Daniel Prude died March 30 when his family took him off life support, seven days after officers who encountered him running naked through the street put a hood over his head to stop him from spitting, then held him down…
Education Sep 01New York City delays start of school year to allow more prep time
The development comes after de Blasio emphasized for months that the city's 1.1 million public school students need schools to resume in-person instruction this fall after a thorny plunge into remote learning in March.
Nation Aug 312 shootings, 2 days: In Kenosha, a microcosm of U.S. strife
The police shooting of a Black man, followed by the deaths of two protesters shot by a white teenager, have made Kenosha, Wisconsin, a microcosm of a nation wracked over racial inequity, policing and public safety.