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Senate Report: Childcare Providers Need $9 Billion to Keep Operating

The Joint Economic Committee says the lack of child care options for working parents during the pandemic is holding back the country's economic recovery.

Millions of children may not have access to lunch as schools close during the coronavirus pandemic.
Millions of Students Could Miss Out on Meals Because of New Trump Guidelines

States say the Trump administration guidelines on getting children with virtual schooling food aid came too late.

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Nearly 80% of Voters Want Clean Energy Jobs to Help Fuel COVID Economic Recovery

Poll finds that voters across the political spectrum back the idea of retraining fossil fuel industry employees in clean energy jobs after the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

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.

A line stretching the equivalent of two football fields forms as hundreds wait in line for early voting at Fairfax County Government Center, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Fairfax, Va. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Early Voting Has Started in Four States. So Far, a ‘Trump Train’ Has Caused the Only Disruption.

Trump supporters in Fairfax County, Virginia, parked themselves outside of an early voting center, leading county officials to escort some voters inside the building.

Judge Barbara Lagoa with Gov. Ron DeSantis after he picked her for for the Florida Supreme Court in 2019. Lagoa is considered one of Trump's top picks for the Supreme Court. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
A Look at the Judges on Trump’s Supreme Court Shortlist

Here are the details on some of Trump's potential picks, who could sway the Supreme Court to the right for years to come.