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The deadly polio epidemic and why it matters for coronavirus

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) By Carl Kurlander, University of Pittsburgh, via The Associated Press The fear and uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic may feel new to many of us. But ...

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DC community volunteers provide food for locked-down needy

A line begins forming as a van pulls into the parking lot of a senior living center in Southeast Washington. By the time the half-dozen masked volunteers set up the folding table and start pulling out plastic bags filled with ...

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On our own: Forgotten household skills, revived for new use

Mending clothes. Cutting hair. Fixing a squeaky door or a dripping faucet. Baking bread. A generation or two ago, household skills like these were common, learned at home and at school. Then it became easier to toss things out rather ...

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Here’s how Americans coped during the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed everyday life for Americans. How well are people across the country dealing with the new reality of closed businesses, shuttered schools, social distancing and the threat of the coronavirus itself? As psychologyresearchers, we decided to ...

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Virus vexes bar exam, leaving young future lawyers in limbo

Virus Outbreak Bar Exam

One of Emily Hughes’ first memories after entering law school at the University of Cincinnati in 2017 is an assistant dean scrawling “July 28-29, 2020” across a chalkboard. “Does anyone know what these dates are?” he asked. One student hummed ...

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Record 16.8 million have sought US jobless aid since virus

With a startling 6.6 million people seeking jobless benefits last week, the United States has reached a grim landmark: More than one in 10 workers have lost their jobs in just the past three weeks to the coronavirus outbreak. The ...

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HHS: Federal stocks of protective equipment nearly depleted

The Strategic National Stockpile is nearly out of the N95 respirators, surgical masks, face shields, gowns and other medical supplies desperately needed to protect front-line medical workers treating coronavirus patients. The Department of Health and Human Services told The Associated ...

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Biden vs. Trump: General election battle is now set

The stage is set for November. Barring unforeseen disaster, Joe Biden will represent the Democratic Party against President Donald Trump this fall, the former vice president’s place on the general election ballot cemented by Bernie Sanders’ decision to end his ...

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US economy unlikely to recover as rapidly as it collapsed

President Donald Trump has been telling voters that the U.S. economy will leap back to life “like a rocket,” stronger than ever after its bout with the coronavirus. But there is a reason economics is called the “dismal science.” There ...

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