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Health Nov 30Americans face new COVID-19 restrictions after Thanksgiving
Americans returning home from Thanksgiving break are facing strict new coronavirus measures around the country as health officials brace for a disastrous worsening of the out-of-control surge.
Politics Nov 03Voters say pandemic top issue in election, AP survey finds
With the coronavirus now surging anew, voters ranked the pandemic and the economy as top concerns in the race between President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden, according to AP VoteCast, a national survey of the electorate.
Nation Nov 02Hospitals competing for nurses as U.S. coronavirus cases surge
Adding to the strain, experienced nurses are "burned out with this whole (pandemic)” and some are quitting, said Kevin Fitzpatrick, an emergency room nurse at Hurley Medical Center in Flint, Michigan.
Nation Aug 25Father of Black man shot by Kenosha police says his son is paralyzed
Jacob Blake's father told the Chicago Sun-Times that he was told his son was shot eight times during the Sunday evening confrontation with police, which was captured on cellphone video and led to two nights of unrest in the city…
Nation Aug 24Protests erupt after Wisconsin police shoot Black man
Police in the southeastern Wisconsin city of Kenosha shot and wounded a Black man, apparently in the back, after responding to a call about a domestic dispute, setting off a night of protests and unrest.
Education Aug 21Quarantines, closures and confusion reign as schools reopen
For countless families across the country, the school year is opening in disarray and confusion, with coronavirus outbreaks triggering sudden closings, mass quarantines and deep anxiety among parents.
Politics Jul 29WATCH: Pelosi holds news conference ahead of vote on child care economic relief bills
The bill are aimed at financially supporting child care providers and providing to access to child care for American workers during the pandemic.
Health Jun 29Tracking coronavirus cases proves difficult amid new surge
Contact tracing tracks people who test positive and anyone they've come in contact with. It was challenging even when stay-at-home orders were in place, but it's exponentially more difficult now.
Health Jun 23WATCH: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis gives coronavirus update
In Orlando, 152 coronavirus cases were linked to one bar near the University of Central Florida campus, said Dr. Raul Pino, a state health officer in the tourism city.
Nation May 21PHOTOS: Dam failure floods Michigan city, displacing thousands amid pandemic
Floodwaters surging through Central Michigan on Wednesday were also mixing with containment ponds at a Dow Chemical Co. plant and could displace sediment from a downstream Superfund site.