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Permalink - Posted on 2020-08-11 09:11, modified at 14:22
President Trump falsely claimed that children are "almost immune" from the coronavirus, but a new review of state data finds child cases are up 40%.
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Democrats have announced a detailed list of party leaders and rising stars who will speak during each night of the virtual convention next week.
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It's the first country to approve a COVID-19 vaccine, but it has not finished Phase III trials to assess safety and effectiveness in the general population.
Permalink - Posted on 2020-08-11 18:34, modified at 16:00
Already hampered by the coronavirus, Census Bureau workers are now scrambling to visit households that haven't filled out a 2020 census form, trying to finish a count that's been cut short by a month.
Permalink - Posted on 2020-08-11 18:01, modified at 16:00
The state offers support and resources for people isolating because of COVID-19 — helping them make choices that keep everyone safe. It's work more states need to fund, experts say.
Permalink - Posted on 2020-08-11 17:03, modified at 18:18
Political consultant Stuart Stevens says the Republican party's support for Trump reflects the abandonment of principles it claimed to embrace, such as fiscal restraint and personal responsibility.
Permalink - Posted on 2020-08-11 16:20, modified at 16:53
The cases came after 102 days with no community spread. The four are members of the same family. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced a three-day period of high restrictions due to the new cluster.
Permalink - Posted on 2020-08-11 14:19, modified at 15:11
"I'm not in the slightest bit concerned about using cash right now," one Berlin shopper says. "I just keep washing my hands. Simple." Cash makes up 75% of Germany's transactions.
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The light of the moon will reduce the visibility of some fainter meteors, but NASA says it's still worth staying up late — or rising very very early on Wednesday — to see "nature's fireworks."
Permalink - Posted on 2020-08-11 12:15, modified at 15:48
A map of confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths around the world. The respiratory disease has spread rapidly across six continents and has killed thousands of people.
Permalink - Posted on 2020-08-11 12:10, modified at 12:11
View NPR's maps and graphics to see where COVID-19 is hitting hardest in the U.S., which state outbreaks are growing and which are leveling off.
Permalink - Posted on 2020-08-11 09:54, modified at 16:54
Educators, journalists, political figures and ordinary citizens have been intimidated and even arrested as China moves to stifle protest and civil society with its new law.
Permalink - Posted on 2020-08-11 09:08, modified at 17:08
School has started up for many students in Indiana, with a mix of in-person and online learning. Superintendent of Public Instruction Jennifer McCormick says contact tracing is a big challenge.
Permalink - Posted on 2020-08-11 09:01, modified at 13:37
Drop boxes have been used in some states for years, and their use is expanding as more voters cast absentee ballots. But the Trump campaign and some Republicans say they're not secure enough.
Permalink - Posted on 2020-08-11 09:01, modified at 12:35
Patients knew José Gabriel López-Plascencia as "the doctor that served the poor." He spent over 60 years caring for low-income families left out of the healthcare system in Phoenix.
Permalink - Posted on 2020-08-11 09:00, modified at 13:39
The first-term progressive has a well-funded challenger. Also Tuesday there are two runoffs in Georgia with controversial conservative candidates.
Permalink - Posted on 2020-08-11 09:00, modified at 14:25
Stock trading has become easier and cheaper than ever. And people stuck at home during the pandemic have flocked to it. But have venues like Robinhood made it too risky for inexperienced investors?
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Visits to Yellowstone National Park are higher than last year as Americans look to escape their pandemic confines. Their business is welcome relief, despite worries they'll also bring coronavirus.
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According to Johns Hopkins University, more than 20 million people worldwide have tested positive for the virus. The milestone comes almost exactly five months after the WHO declared it a pandemic.