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CDC compiles new guidelines to help organizations reopen

Businesses should close break rooms. Restaurants should consider disposable menus and plates. Schools should have students eat lunch in their classrooms. These are some of the recommendations offered in new federal plans designed to help restaurants, schools, churches and businesses ...

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AP-NORC poll: Few Americans support easing virus protections

Americans remain overwhelmingly in favor of stay-at-home orders and other efforts to slow the spread of the coronavirus, a new survey finds, even as small pockets of attention-grabbing protests demanding the lifting of such restrictions emerge nationwide. The survey from ...

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Trump order to bar new green cards, not temporary visas

President Donald Trump announced what he described as a “temporary suspension of immigration into the United States.” But the e the change would bar only those seeking permanent residency, not temporary workers. “I will be signing my Executive Order prohibiting ...

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With spelling bee canceled, ex-spellers launch their own bee

With this year’s Scripps National Spelling Bee canceled because the coronavirus pandemic, an online spelling bee launched by two Texas teenagers is offering a consolation prize of sorts, with competitors nationwide including many of the kids who were considered favorites ...

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