A debate over whether to reopen schools in the fall has taken center stage nationwide as local officials scramble to prepare for the upcoming school year. On Monday, California’s two largest school systems, Los Angeles and San Diego, announced classes will begin online.
And more than 200 universities are backing a legal challenge to the Trump administration’s new restrictions on international students, which states they cannot stay in the United States if they take all their classes online this fall.
The U.S. is grappling with the worst coronavirus outbreak in the world, especially in the South and West. Deaths rates have also been rising, though they are still well below the heights hit in April, according to a recent Associated Press analysis of data from Johns Hopkins University.
The World Health Organization warned Monday that some who recover from COVID-19 may be able to catch the virus again and that antibodies may wane after several months. Dozens took to the streets over the weekend to protest Martin County, Florida’s, new mask ordinance, including a COVID survivor who lost two friends to the disease. Commissioners said it passed as an effort to slow…
Nationwide, the U.S. has recorded more than 3.3 million cases of the coronavirus and over 136,000 deaths, according to a tally by NBC News .
Also Monday, the Treasury Department reported that the deficit hit $864 billion in June , an amount of red ink that surpasses most annual deficits in the nation’s history. That amount was also tied to the trillions of dollars Congress has provided to cushion the impact of the widespread shutdowns due to the pandemic. Here are the […]