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Live updates: U.S. reports highest daily death toll in more than six months

(Briana Sanchez/AP)
(Briana Sanchez/AP)
Record numbers of fatalities were also reported in nine states — Maine, Alaska, Missouri, North Dakota, Indiana, Wisconsin, Washington, Ohio and Oregon — according to data tracked by The Washington Post.
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The 18th-ranked Badgers, who suffered a damaging loss to No. 11 Northwestern last week, likely now have almost no shot at reaching the Big Ten championship game.
More doses will be available each week as manufacturing ramps up, with health-care personnel at the head of the line to get shots, officials say
Early in the pandemic, Publix was slower than other grocery chains in encouraging employees to wear masks and other personal protective equipment, the family alleges.
The most vulnerable students in Fairfax County — those with disabilities and English learners — are struggling the most.
Students at Howard University and the University of Maryland in College Park say they want flexible grading options.
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Some psychologists fear that the circumstances of covid-19 may increase the likelihood of prolonged grief disorder.
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European leaders acknowledge that the coronavirus is far from under control.
Two Houston men face federal charges for trying to sell 50 million nonexistent N95 face masks to a foreign government, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Tuesday.
The public health messages from authorities in Salt Lake County, Utah, come as officials nationwide urge people to stay home to stop the spread of the virus.
The state’s chief judge is asked to scale back in-person proceedings during the pandemic.
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For many Black Americans, generations of systemic medical racism and predatory experimentation on Black bodies have generated deep distrust of a system that was never built to serve them.
The ACC’s showcase event originally was scheduled for Capital One Arena from March 9 through March 13.
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Readers share stories about how this Thanksgiving will be different.
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Jennifer Jacobs, a senior political reporter for Bloomberg News, has come to dominate this only-in-2020 beat.
If you lost your job or face eviction, a child and adolescent psychiatrist offers advice on how to prepare your kids for fewer presents this holiday season.
The only remaining corners of the globe where coronavirus doesn’t prevail can thank their total suspension of inbound tourism and other nonessential travel.
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Absent a national mandate for regular testing and trusted reporting, we simply won’t have enough evidence that there isn’t greater transmission in schools.
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