For many high school seniors, the future holds endless potential and multiple unknowns. That may be more true now than ever as society adjusts to the new realities of living under a global pandemic. PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs reached…
By Student Reporting Labs
Images showing thousands of screaming, unmasked protesters have sent shudders through the health community, which worries its calls for social distancing during the demonstrations are unlikely to be heard.
By Brian Melley, John Seewer, Associated Press
More than 38 million Americans have filed for unemployment since March, though the passage of the CARES Act has for now helped alleviate some of the financial fallout. But buried in the landmark legislation, there is also financial support for…
By Christopher Booker
Americans’ acceptance of global warming is at a record high and environmental activists say those views have a lot to do with the mass climate protests that have been gaining momentum in recent years. But in the midst of the…
By Ivette Feliciano, Zachary Green
By Michelle R. Smith, Associated Press
In some places, there have been data gaps that leave local leaders wondering whether they should loosen or tighten restrictions. In others, officials are accused of spinning the numbers to make their states look better and justify reopening.
By Simon Ostrovsky, Owen Kibby
Since President Trump took office the number of people without health insurance in the U.S. has risen by nearly 2 million, joining tens of millions of others without coverage. Health professionals now worry some coronavirus victims may avoid visiting doctors,…
By Megan Thompson
As the country begins to open up, more people may be considering expanding their social circles beyond their immediate household. MIT Technology Review’s Gideon Lichfield recently broke two months of isolation to form a “bubble” or “quaranteam” with friends, and…
By Hope Yen, Calvin Woodward, Associated Press, Marilynn Marchione, AP Chief Medical Writer
So it was this past week when he took very personally a scientific study that should give pause to anyone thinking of following Trump's lead and ingesting a potentially risky drug for the coronavirus. He branded the study's researchers, financed in…
By Jorge Rueda, María Verza, Associated Press
Citing a threat of the coronavirus from Mexico, the Trump administration has banned hundreds of thousands of people from crossing the southern border with emergency measures that prohibit nonessential traffic and reject asylum seekers without a hearing.
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