WINNSBORO, S.C. (AP) — The pandemic that launched a massive, unplanned experiment with distance learning has created extraordinary hurdles for schoolchildren left behind by the digital divide.
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Economic damage from the viral outbreak continues to surge and the job losses are mounting. The U.S. reports employment numbers this week and economists expect losses of 145,000. Rent the Runway
BALTIMORE (AP) — Americans signed more contracts in February to buy homes, but the gains are likely relics of a moment before the coronavirus outbreak sent the U.S. economy spiraling into a
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — For grandparents all over the world, being protected from the coronavirus pandemic has meant a piercing distance from their loved ones. Children don’t seem to be getting
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch museum that is currently closed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus says a painting by Vincent van Gogh was stolen in a smash-and-grab raid overnight.
TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics will open next year in the same time slot scheduled for this year’s games. Tokyo organizers say the opening ceremony will take place on July 23, 2021. That
MADRID (AP) — Bells tolled in Madrid’s deserted central square in a day of mourning as Spain races to build field hospitals to treat an onslaught of coronavirus patients. In the U.S., the
WUHAN, China (AP) — Shopkeepers in the city at the center of China’s virus outbreak are reopening but customers are scarce as authorities lift more of the anti-virus controls that kept tens of
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package into law, after swift and near-unanimous action by Congress this week. The package will
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is about to spend $2.2 trillion, but lawmakers intend to keep close watch on where it goes. Their rescue package for the coronavirus pandemic includes billions of