The U.S. Food and Drug Administration building behind FDA logos at a bus stop on the agency's campus in Silver Spring, Md.  In a report to Congress and an accompanying “playbook” for states and localities, key federal health agencies and the Defense Department sketched out complex plans for a vaccination campaign to begin gradually early next year or later in 2020, eventually ramping up to reach any American who wants a shot. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
COVID Vaccine Likely Won’t Be Ready by Election Day Under New FDA Standards

The agency is expected to introduce new, tougher standards to get emergency approval for the vaccine in an effort to boost public confidence.

Geraldine Swann, director of community outreach at Hampstead Hill Academy in Baltimore, poses for a photograph Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, in Baltimore. The pandemic has Geri Swann working her cell phone constantly, as she gets up to 100 emails a day seeking help for students and their families. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
The Pandemic Is Making Gaps in Education Even More Apparent in Public Schools

Geri Swann, a community schools coordinator, has been busier than ever supporting struggling families at her diverse Baltimore charter school.

Local and state officials said Tuesday that any attempts at voter intimidation in Virginia would be punished.
Virginians Vote Without Fear: Officials Say Intimidation Will Be Punished

FAIRFAX-No one should be afraid to cast a ballot. Multiple officials echoed those words this week.

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$323 a Week: How One Michigan Family of Five Is Surviving on Unemployment

Before the coronavirus eliminated this family’s only source of income, they lived a typical middle-class life in a farmhouse. Now they borrow money just to eat.

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Experts Say COVID-19 Can Be Transmitted Through the Air—Despite CDC’s Latest Reversal

“Thanks to the CDC for making an already confusing issue even more confusing,” one virologist tweeted.

In many states, you can register to vote online (Shutterstock/COURIER Graphic by Denzel Boyd).
Answered: Your Most Frequent Questions About Registering to Vote

Voters in all 50 states still have time to register to vote. Here’s everything you need to know about voter registration—including when to register, where to register, and what to do if you just moved to a new state.

An American flag is in a classroom as students work on laptops in Newlon Elementary School early Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, which is one of 55 Discovery Link sites set up by Denver Public Schools where students are participating in remote learning in this time of the new coronavirus from a school in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Trump Keeps Lying About COVID and Kids As Schools Struggle To Report Case Numbers

There is no federal system to track outbreaks at schools in the United States and states differ significantly on what they report.

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‘A Fair Shot:’ This CMU Student Votes Because the Environment and Economy Aren’t Mutually Exclusive

Central Michigan University student Lance Wood doesn’t see science and the economy as different things — people need both working together to thrive.