Stories tagged: "coronavirus"


by Sean Galvin
Cartoon: Trump’s Crisis Strategy

President Trump's strategy to address the deep existential threats facing the world is consistent, to say the least.

COVID-19 pandemic forces children and teachers online learning.
‘Exhausted Doesn’t Cut It’: This Mom and Teacher Shares What Life Is Like Now That Schools Have Reopened

A mother shares her exhausting experience as a parent and teacher juggling between caring for her children and teaching her students during the coronavirus pandemic.

Police officers respond to a crime scene where a 23-year-old man was discovered with gunshot wounds to his legs and torso before being transported to a hospital where he died from his injuries in Brooklyn, New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Violence Is Increasing During COVID-19. We Asked This Gun Violence Expert Why.

COVID-19 lays bare the health disparities that have existed for a long time: the lack of investment, education, and jobs are all ultimately root causes of gun violence and will increase gun violence.

File photo by Dorthy Ray, Associated Press
Arizona Expected to be Hit Hardest by Incoming ‘Tsunami of Evictions’

Arizona’s eviction and foreclosure rates were already double the national average before the COVID-19 pandemic.

FILE - President Donald Trump prepares to sign four executive orders during a news conference at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J., in a Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020 file photo. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has dismissed as laughable the executive order President Donald Trump signed to force states to pay part of $400 weekly unemployment insurance benefits. Cuomo told a telephone news conference Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020 that the plan announced by Trump a day earlier would likely cost New York state $4 billion. Cuomo called it an impossibility. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Trump’s Money for Additional Unemployment Benefits Is About to Run Out

Once the additional funding dries up, Arizonans will only be able to receive a maximum of $240 per week through unemployment insurance.

More than 131 million doses of flu vaccine have been given this year, but there’s still time to get vaccinated before peak flu season hits, health officials say. (Photo by Lance McCord/Creative Commons)
‘Perfect Storm’ of COVID During Flu Season Has Arizona Officials Worried

Additional funding was awarded to Arizona’s Medicaid program to prepare for flu season as the state continues to battle the coronavirus pandemic.

The University of Alabama, in Tuscaloosa, is home to one of the largest college outbreaks of COVID-19 in the United States (Shutterstock/Travel_with_me).
Over 8,700 Positive COVID-19 Cases Reported on College Campuses in August, Creating Turmoil This Fall

Without a national coronavirus strategy, colleges face testing students and quarantining them on their own, creating havoc as schools attempt to reopen around the United States.