New evidence that it may be safe for schools to seat students three feet apart could offer a way to return more of the nation’s children to classrooms with limited space.
By Collin Binkley, Associated Press
Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Christopher Booker about some of the most memorable stories he covered in what turned out to be an out-of-the-ordinary year: New York state’s first mobile COVID-19 testing site, the George Floyd protests in New York City,…
By PBS NewsHour
For much of the year, millions of Americans have been hunkering down and avoiding crowds to try to stay safe from COVID-19. But with that, many have also been delaying important medical care, sometimes with devastating consequences. John Yang reports.
By John Yang, Frank Carlson, Dan Sagalyn
For Preble Street Resource Center, a social services agency in Portland, Maine, adapting to the pandemic has meant the soup kitchen can’t serve indoor meals, social workers can’t meet clients in their offices, and limiting the number of people allowed…
By Christopher Booker, Mori Rothman
By Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
The top U.S. public health agency says the coronavirus can spread more than 6 feet through the air, especially in poorly ventilated and enclosed spaces.
By Pan Pylas, Associated Press
A sharp spike in new cases across the U.K. has been largely blamed on party-going young adults disregarding social distancing rules.
As Americans continue to distance from each other physically, they are still searching for ways to connect. For the members of the Red and Black Brass Band in St. Louis, that means bringing music to the streets of their hometown.
By Carla K. Johnson, Adam Geller, Associated Press
The number of Americans newly diagnosed with the coronavirus is falling — a development experts credit at least partly to increased wearing of masks — even as the outbreak continues to claim nearly 1,000 lives in the U.S. each day.
By Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press
Hundreds of supporters of President Donald Trump stood and sat shoulder to shoulder in Yuma, Arizona, this week, against the advice of Trump's own health experts.
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