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By Melanie Saltzman, Laura Fong
Thousands of New Yorkers have responded to pleas from animal shelters looking to find homes for pets amid the COVID-19 crisis. And it turns out, fostering animals also has emotional and physical health benefits for the humans taking care of…
The coronavirus continues to spread in the U.S. along with the economic ripple effects of the nationwide shutdown. In Utah, a state that relies heavily on tourism, thousands of people have applied for unemployment benefits. Liz Adeola, host and producer…
By Christopher Booker
Last week, NewsHour Weekend’s Christopher Booker shared a portrait of what the new normal looks like for his family, and we asked viewers to share with us what their new normal looks like during the outbreak. In the coming weeks,…
From mandates to work from home to massive school closures, the coronavirus has transformed the lives of millions of Americans. NewsHour Weekend's Christopher Booker gives us a firsthand account of how the pandemic is impacting his family.
By Zachary Green
With the growing coronavirus outbreak, millions of parents in the U.S. are being asked to work from home while also caring for their children. Balancing the two may seem like an impossible task. But one writer says that this is…
Amid heavy criticism, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday issued a state-wide stay-at-home order for the state in response to the coronavirus.This came after some local counties and cities had already put similar orders in place ahead of the governor’s…
By Candice Norwood
Their hesitation to strictly enforce the directives highlights the challenges of preserving civil liberties during an unprecedented health crisis.
By Aamer Madhani, Zeke Miller, Alan Fram, Associated Press
This is despite his administration's projections that tens of thousands of Americans are likely to be killed by the disease.
By Tali Arbel, Michael Casey, Associated Press
While more people have been connected in recent years, tens of millions still lack access to high-speed internet because phone and cable companies hesitate to invest in far-flung rural areas.
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