NewsHour Weekend’s Ivette Feliciano joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss some of her biggest stories in 2020: criminal justice and COVID-19 concerns in prisons and jails, how technology was helping artists connect with each other, and activists who were organizing over…
By PBS NewsHour
California broke new records this week with the coronavirus, prompting officials to order restrictions in more than 90 percent of that state. Stephanie Sy reports on the situation in Los Angeles County, where frontline workers and communities of color are…
By Jason Kane, Stephanie Sy, Lena I. Jackson
Much of the state, including Southern California, is on the brink of the same restrictions, and some regions have opted to impose them even before the state mandate kicks in.
By Olga R. Rodriguez, Juliet Williams, Robert Jablon, Associated Press
Iran has recorded daily death tolls of above 430 over the past five days. The Iranian Health Ministry said on Saturday that the total number of confirmed cases has risen to above 840,000.
By Nasser Karimi, Associated Press
By Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press
Such decisions are complicated by a host of conflicting concerns — namely, safety versus the potential educational and economic damage from schooling children at home, in front of computers, under their parents' supervision.
By Associated Press
The restrictions announced Sunday stop short of a curfew like those imposed in Paris and other major French cities. But Italian mayors can close public squares and other gathering places after 9 p.m., permitting access only to reach homes or…
By Associated Press
Theaters in New York City aren’t included, and counties must have a positivity rate below 2% on a 14-day average and have no “cluster zones.”…
By Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press
As the school year approaches, educators are developing different policies to respond to COVID 19 outbreaks.
By Cara Anna, Associated Press
More than 11 million people around the world are known to have been infected since the pandemic began, 2.7 million of those in the U.S., according to the Johns Hopkins data. With shortages of testing materials, the real number of…
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