CLOSE Online learning, single rooms in hotels as dorms and staggered scheduling are just some of the ideas in motion for 2020’s fall semester. USA TODAY College sophomore Cameron Lynch has lived the past five months in a single square mile, only venturing outside her home a couple of times a weekContinue Reading

CLOSE This photo provided by WJLA-TV shows the scene of an explosion in Baltimore on Monday, Aug. 10, 2020. Baltimore firefighters say an explosion has leveled several homes in the city. (Photo: AP) A “major gas explosion” rocked northwest Baltimore on Monday morning, killing at least one person and leaving severalContinue Reading

CLOSE The orders Trump signed would provide an extra $400 in unemployment benefits, suspend some student loan payments and protect renters from eviction. Wochit Democratic congressional leaders and White House officials said Sunday they are willing to continue negotiations to reach an agreement on a new coronavirus stimulus package toContinue Reading

CLOSE The U.S. economy just had its worse performance ever as businesses shut down across the country as well as much travel decline. USA TODAY The claim: U.S. GDP quarterly drop worst since the Great Depression As America’s summer plods along amid a historic pandemic, national protest and civil unrest,Continue Reading

CLOSE We asked an expert your top questions about going back to work during the coronavirus pandemic. USA TODAY The U.S. added 1.8 million jobs in July as payroll growth slowed amid a split-screen economy that had employers stepping up hiring in parts of the country that continued to let businessesContinue Reading

CLOSE Senate Minority leader Senator Chuck Schumer told reporters “we are not going to give up. We are not going to walk away,” as negotiations continue on a huge coronavirus relief bill. (August 4) AP Domestic WASHINGTON – After more than a week of discussions, top Democrats and negotiators from theContinue Reading