Lansing School District Resolves To Fight Racism07/28/2020 03:00According to the plan, students who choose the virtual learning option must have access to a computer and internet and must commit to that option for an entire semester. "We know that it's our job to educate students, but it's also our job to take care of kids when they are our students...and I know that parents really trust us to do that"...
US House Speaker Pelosi opposes separate deal on jobless benefits07/28/2020 03:00House Speaker Nancy Pelosi held a press conference regarding the extension of increased unemployment benefits on Friday, hours before those benefits are set to expire.As Republicans struggled, the nation's infections topped 4 million, the number of deaths rose this week by several thousands, to almost 145,000, and the $600 unemployment benefit boost for millions of out-of-work Americans was put on track to expire...
USA records 1,000 coronavirus deaths for fourth day, some progress seen07/28/2020 03:00These four states are Florida, California, Arizona, and Texas. New York, the moment the epicenter of the outbreak, is now 3rd with at least 411,200 confirmed infections. Leaders should also ban interstate travel to help contain the virus.As the USA topped 4 million positive cases of the coronavirus on Thursday, it saw its death toll rise by more than 1,000 for the third consecutive day, with more than half of those deaths occurring in Florida, California and Texas...
New face covering rules for England come into force07/28/2020 03:00Face coverings are now compulsory for customers in shops in England, after new coronavirus rules came into force within 12 hours of the government issuing guidance on the change.Those who ignore the new rule could face a fine of £100, which would be halved if paid within 14 days.Unions warned it was likely to put retail workers at greater risk of abuse and assault, and disability campaigners said they feared people not wearing a face covering for legitimate health reasons could be singled out...
Moderna gets further $472 million USA award for coronavirus vaccine development07/28/2020 03:00Moderna has received almost $1 billion from the US government, which has chosen it as one of the first to enter large-scale human trials.The primary goal of the Phase III study is to prevent symptomatic COVID-19, with secondary goals including preventing severe COVID-19 (patients who need to be hospitalized) and preventing the infection of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19...