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More Than 600,000 Child Cases Reported Of COVID-19, But Severe Illness Is 'Rare'
In a survey of data reported by 49 states and four other jurisdictions, the American Academy of Pediatrics said the infection rate for COVID-19 is 829 per 100,000 children in the population.
6 Questions Ahead Of The 1st Trump-Biden Presidential Debate
The first presidential debate is high stakes. Can Trump avoid the sitting-president first-debate slump? Does Biden come across competently? And how personal will it get?
US & World
Pandemic Threatens Long-Term Job Security After Hospitality Industry Layoffs
Experts say the hotel industry may not return to pre-pandemic levels until 2023. Hospitality workers are bearing the brunt of this long downturn.
Many Arkansas Teachers Refuse In-Person Classes Amid COVID-19 Concerns
Citing a lack of adherence to guidelines, teachers in Little Rock, Arkansas, have refused to teach in-person classes. The district is considering firing them.
Crime & Justice
Texas Sheriff Charged With Destroying Evidence In Officer-Related Death
A grand jury has indicted Sheriff Robert Chody with intentionally destroying or concealing video and audio recordings of the encounter involving a Black man who died in police custody last year.
Nearly Two-Thirds Of U.S. Households Struck By COVID-19 Face Financial Trouble
Plus, of all U.S. homes that include someone with a disability, 63% report serious financial hardship during the pandemic, and 37% have used up all or most of their savings.
Environment & Science
As Election Nears, Trump Expands Moratorium On Exploratory Drilling In Atlantic
The move extends a moratorium Trump imposed earlier this month. The oil industry opposes the move. Trump's detractors say Trump is playing politics ahead of a close election battle.
Arts & Entertainment
Africans Mourn Chadwick Boseman: 'A Great Tree Has Fallen'
For many Africans, Boseman's role as King T'Challa in 'Black Panther' was a powerful reminder of what is possible on the continent.
Oscar The Grouch And Grover Give Us Some Tips For Staying Home
Oscar the Grouch loves his trash, but he loves it more when everyone stays far away from him.
Business & Economy
LA Homebuyers Turn To 'Tenancy In Common,' With Tradeoffs
TIC buyers must be willing to co-own property with strangers. And rent-controlled tenants may have been forced out of the buildings they're moving into.