Coronavirus

Remote Learning Overwhelms Some Teachers With Large Virtual Classes

While online learning has proven to be a good alternative to in-person classes amid the coronavirus pandemic, some teachers are finding themselves overwhelmed with class sizes sometimes as large as 50-100 students.
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Extra $300 Weekly Unemployment Benefits to Run Out After 6 Weeks

Jobless Americans looking to receive the extra $300 in weekly unemployment insurance benefits will see the temporary aid run out after six weeks.
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Is it Safe to Trick-or-Treat This Halloween Amid the Pandemic?

With the coronavirus pandemic continuing to spread around the country, many are wondering if Halloween is canceled this year? There are steps that parents can take to make activities like trick-or-treating safer for their little ones.
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Company Says There Won't Be Holiday Peeps Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

If you’re a person who loves, loves, loves Peeps - you know the spongy marshmallow treats around the holidays - you’re in for a shock. See the details.
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Why the Countdown to a Second Stimulus Check Really Begins on September 14

Summer is over, but the clock is still ticking on a new stimulus deal. And while another coronavirus relief package is already overdue, an urgent race to a second check truly begins starting next week.
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Cleaning N95 Masks Just Got Faster and Cheaper Thanks to Researchers

New Jersey researchers have found a faster and cheaper way to clean PPE for health care workers. Reusing PPE has become essential during the coronavirus pandemic, so finding a fast, inexpensive cleaning method is critical. More now.
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High School Suspends Student for Protesting Remote Learning by Attending Class in Person

A Long Island high school suspended a senior for five days after he protested its remote learning plan by attending in-person classes on a virtual learning day.
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Robert Pattinson Tests Positive for Coronavirus, Filming of 'The Batman' Halted

Robert Pattinson, 34, has tested positive for coronavirus, prompting filming of “The Batman” film in London to be halted, Vanity Fair reported.
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Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson and His Family Recover From COVID-19

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson took to Instagram on Wednesday to reveal that he, his wife, and his two daughters, had all tested positive for coronavirus. They are now all healthy.
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Flu Season Could Coincide With COVID-19 2nd Wave: Everything You Need to Know

While experts still raise concerns about a potential second wave of coronavirus cases, many are wondering if it could happen at the same time as the annual flu season.
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