2020-08-22T14:40:42Z WASHINGTON (AP) — His face framed by the golden Oval Office curtains behind him, President Donald Trump stared straight into the camera aimed at the Resolute Desk. It was the night of March 11, 2020. And Trump’s presidency would be forever changed. Trump, whose improbable election ripped up the rules of American politics, had…
2020-08-22T05:56:51Z WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump spent the week of the Democratic National Convention forsaking what has historically been an incumbent’s greatest advantage: He’s in the job his challenger wants. Traditionally, an incumbent would devote the week of his rival’s convention to bolstering his own credentials as a leader. But rather than focusing on…
The Saleh family lost four young children in a fire that broke out in their tent in June, when the parents were working in farm fields. Syrian refugees make up about 70% of Jordan’s farm workers.
Sal Khan, a pioneer of online learning, says virtual instruction can’t replace the real thing. With many schools going virtual this fall, he says building in one-on-one interaction will go a long way.
Firefighters have been battling hundreds of blazes sparked by thousands of lightning strikes. “It wouldn’t matter if we had five times more firefighters,” says the battalion chief for Sonoma County.
2020-08-22T10:31:58Z FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Their final breaths are tormented. Rublas Ruiz has seen too many of them — the last gasps of 17 men and women who died of the coronavirus. A 41-year-old ICU nurse in Miami’s Kendall Regional Medical Center, Ruiz has witnessed the desperate, pleading, wide-eyed, barely there gasps. “The fear…
After an NPR investigation led to an overhaul of the troubled TEACH Grant program, the U.S. Department of Education says teachers have had nearly $44 million in loans turned back into grants.
Many doctors are suffering burnout five months into the pandemic. But the toll is compounded for Latino doctors serving heavily affected Latino communities. Some are now beginning to seek help.
Thanks to swift pacing and high production values, viewers got a compact and highly watchable two hours of political messaging each night. It was, in fact, remarkably slick.
America’s rural hospitals were struggling even before the pandemic. Now, the loss of revenue from months of deferred treatments and surgeries have pulled more to the brink, as federal relief fades.