The ashes of Cleon Boyd are seen in Readsboro, Vt. Cleon, 64, and his twin brother, Leon, were two of the first covid-19 deaths in their county in April. Eleven members of their family ended up testing positive for the coronavirus. (Sarah Rice for The Post)
The former vice president is increasingly taking aim at working-class voters who swung in 2016 to President Trump, targeting his political arguments at more rural pockets in the industrial Midwest as he casts the incumbent as an out-of-touch billionaire.
The announcement marks a sharp reversal from the president’s past approach toward disaster aid for the U.S. territory, assistance that Trump and his administration had held up even as the island struggled to recover from hurricane Maria, which ravaged it in September 2017.
An expert report concluded systems of discrimination and retaliation exist within the county’s police force, but portions of the material were redacted that public defenders say could impact their client’s cases.
As countries grapple with how and when to restore students to classrooms, a growing number of schools have embraced outdoor learning — especially in the highly regarded Nordic education systems, where the model had already begun to gain momentum.
Double-digit rainfall totals are likely in some areas, with tropical storm or even hurricane conditions possible near where the slow-moving storm storm tracks. The threat of heavy rainfall also expands into Louisiana.
Groups helping adoptees seek reunions say they’re seeing a growth in activity.
By Lisa Selin Davis
“Sources of Air Pollution” and “Public Enemy” are two of six works featured in “Darkening Day: Air Pollution Films and Environmental Awareness, 1960-1972” curated by the National Library of Medicine. (National Institutes of Health)
Wildfire smoke has blanketed the state, but its ill effects are not evenly distributed. Wealthier families can get away for a while, or at least hunker down in air-purified homes. Poorer residents are sweltering and coughing without proper defenses.
Designers began unveiling their spring 2021 collections this week — a slow, drip-drip process that will continue into October. Nothing is certain in the industry except the desire to distract customers from their woes.