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In reversal, New York City to reopen schools as coronavirus spread intensifies

1 month ago   |   By WCVB

The announcement comes just 11 days after Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that schools were shutting down because of a rising number of COVID-19 cases in the city.
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New York City to reopen schools for 200,000 students next week, mayor says

New York City to reopen schools for 200,000 students next week, mayor says

1 month ago   |   By Politico

NEW YORK - Nearly 200,000 pre-kindergarten, elementary school and special-needs students will begin returning to in-person learning next week, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Sunday. The move follows outrage from parents and people in his own administration over his decision to shut public schools earlier this month.
Middle and high school students will continue remote education, since they are more likely to spread Covid-19 and can better acclimate to virtual classes, de Blasio said.
The younger students will be in school five days a week, and they and school staff will be tested for the...
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NYC to reopen schools, even as virus spread intensifies

NYC to reopen schools, even as virus spread intensifies

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

New York City will reopen its school system to in-person learning, and increase the number of days a week many children attend class, even as the coronavirus pandemic intensifies in the city, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Sunday.
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New York City Will Reopen Elementary Schools and Phase Out Hybrid Learning

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

Mayor Bill de Blasio had faced criticism that in responding to the pandemic, he was prioritizing activities like indoor dining over the well-being of the city's children.
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NYC elementary schools to reopen for in-person learning on Dec. 7: de Blasio

NYC elementary schools to reopen for in-person learning on Dec. 7: de Blasio

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

New York City's public elementary schools will return to partial in-person learning Dec. 7 - while middle- and high-schools students will have to wait because of COVID-19, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Sunday. Kids in grades K-5 and in pre-K centers will head back because there “is less concern about spread” of the virus among...
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Sarah Sanders Running For Arkansas Governor: AP Source

Sarah Sanders Running For Arkansas Governor: AP Source

A formal announcement is expected Monday. Read more ...

Trump Peddled Misleading COVID-19 Charts To The Public: Dr. Birx

Trump Peddled Misleading COVID-19 Charts To The Public: Dr. Birx

The former president presented graphs "I never made,” the ex-coronavirus task force official said. Read more ...

Biden to ban travel from South Africa, reinstate restrictions on Brazil and U.K

Biden to ban travel from South Africa, reinstate restrictions on Brazil and U.K

President Joe Biden will issue another round of Covid-related travel restrictions, including a new ban on most non-U.S. citizens traveling from South Africa and a reinstated... Read more ...

More GOP Senators Opposing Impeachment Trial

More GOP Senators Opposing Impeachment Trial

A growing number of Republican senators say they oppose holding an impeachment trial, the AP reports, a sign of the dimming chances that former President Donald Trump will be... Read more ...

Arizona Republicans censure Cindy McCain, GOP governor

Arizona Republicans censure Cindy McCain, GOP governor

PHOENIX - Arizona Republicans voted Saturday to censure Cindy McCain and two prominent GOP members who have found themselves crosswise with former President Donald Trump. The... Read more ...

Rand Paul spars with ABC host over election integrity

Rand Paul spars with ABC host over election integrity

Sen. Rand Paul on Sunday got into a heated exchange with ABC host George Stephanopoulos over the disproven claim that the 2020 presidential election was stolen - days after... Read more ...

Arizona Republicans Censure Cindy McCain, GOP Governor

Arizona Republicans Censure Cindy McCain, GOP Governor

The censures of Sen. John McCain's widow, former Sen. Jeff Flake and Gov. Doug Ducey are symbolic of the state party's intense loyalty to Trump. Read more ...

Feds: Texas man charged in Capitol riots threatened to kill AOC

Feds: Texas man charged in Capitol riots threatened to kill AOC

A Texas man charged with illegally storming the U.S. Capitol Jan. 6. threatened to kill Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and a Capitol Police officer, according to federal... Read more ...

In First Days, Biden Flashes Action As Deep Problems Await

In First Days, Biden Flashes Action As Deep Problems Await

Despite signing a slew of executive orders, the new president is facing historic challenges and many dark days ahead. Read more ...

Dr. Fauci Tells Rachel Maddow White House Blocked Him From Appearing On Her Show

Dr. Fauci Tells Rachel Maddow White House Blocked Him From Appearing On Her Show

"They didn't like the way you handle things, and they didn't want me on," Fauci explained, saying he had wanted to come on Maddow's program "for months." Read more ...