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Disappearing day care slots are hitting parents trying to get back to work

Disappearing day care slots are hitting parents trying to get back to work

Parents with jobs know they have dodged one bullet of the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic — they still have paychecks coming in, unlike 40 million unemployed Americans. But with schools and day cares closed, they’re having to cut or change shifts to look after children while still getting the work done. Eve Johnston,…MORE

Houston Rockets star Russell Westbrook tests positive for coronavirus

Houston Rockets star Russell Westbrook tests positive for coronavirus

Houston Rockets guard Russell Westbrook announced on Monday he has tested positive for Covid-19. In a statement issued via social media, Westbrook says he’s feeling well as he anticipates joining his teammates once cleared from the virus. “I tested positive for Covid-19 prior to my team’s departure to Orlando,” said Westbrook in his statement. “I’m…MORE

A California city could be one of the first to remove police from traffic stops

Berkeley, California, may become one of the first cities in the US to remove police from traffic stops. It’s an effort to reduce racial profiling in policing, city officials say. Members of Berkeley City Council will vote on the proposal this week. Titled “BerkDOT: Reimaging Transportation for a Racially Just Future,” the proposal would see…MORE

1-year-old killed, 3 injured in shooting near New York City playground

A 1-year-old boy was killed and three men were injured in a shooting outside a New York City park on Sunday evening, police and law enforcement sources told CNN on Monday. The New York Police Department identified the 1-year-old shooting victim as Davell Gardner. “To wake up this morning and learn that a 1-year-old child…MORE

Teachers worry about how we’ll keep them safe if their schools reopen

(CNN) — After months out of the classroom, Sarah Gross, a high school English teacher in New Jersey, is eager for schools to reopen in the fall. But she’s skeptical about how that could happen safely as Covid-19 cases rise across the country. “I desperately want to go back to my classroom,” Gross told CNN.…MORE

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