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NPR: If you tested positive and the contact tracer never called, here’s why

When the coronavirus pandemic began, the health department in Teton County, Wyo., went all in on contact tracing. Everyone at the health...

What’s behind the falling U.S. birthrate?

Fertility rates in the United States have hit an all-time low—and have cratered since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic.

NPR: Some Seniors Face Shrinking Nest Eggs As They Care For Loved Ones During Pandemic

Senior citizens are increasingly finding themselves with new responsibilities and a lot of hard choices because of the coronavirus pandemic.

NPR: Congress And COVID-19: Members’ Cases And Quarantines

The coronavirus pandemic for months has upended the daily work of Congress, which has seen a series of outbreaks.

VOA: US COVID Vaccinations Still Lagging, Health Officials Say

WASHINGTON - The U.S. government’s effort to vaccinate millions of Americans against the coronavirus pandemic is lagging, new health officials in President...

AP: Teens tutor peers online to fill need during pandemic

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — When her suburban Dallas high school was forced to move online last spring because of the coronavirus...

VOA: Democratic Republic of Congo Says China Has Granted Pandemic-Linked Debt Relief

China has granted some debt relief to Democratic Republic of Congo to help it overcome economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, the...

CNN: How 2020 changed the classroom for students

Many schools and universities closed their doors and moved classes online to address the coronavirus pandemic. CNN's Bianna Golodryga takes a look...

VOA: Education in a Pandemic

From kindergarten to graduate school, education for an estimated 1.6 billion students has been disrupted because of the coronavirus pandemic. Plugged In with Greta...

CNN: Biden urges Americans to recommit to fighting pandemic in Thanksgiving address

President-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday urged Americans to recommit to fighting the deadly coronavirus pandemic in a Thanksgiving address ahead of the holiday.
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VOA: Biden Keeps US Target for Refugee Admissions at 125,000

President Joe Biden on Wednesday formally kept the nation's cap on refugee admissions at 125,000 for the 2023 budget year, despite pressure...

REUTERS: U.S. manufacturing nearly brakes; price pressures abating

Manufacturing PMI falls 1.9 points to 50.9 in SeptemberNew orders, employment measures contractPrice pressures at factories, supply bottlenecks easingConstruction spending falls 0.7%...

[Urbana] S’mores Social and Stroll

Sunday, October 9, 3-5 pmAt Lake House in Crystal Lake ParkFREE for All Ages Join your fellow park lovers...

Illinois students selected for inaugural Voyager Scholarships

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Two University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign juniors are among 100 students nationwide awarded the inaugural Obama-Chesky Scholarship for Public Service, also...