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More colleges are reversing course and going remote after COVID-19 outbreaks — and some are now reducing tuition
Some prominent private schools including Princeton, Northwestern and Georgetown are offering 10% tuition breaks for the fall semester.
It seemed safe to reopen Israel’s schools, but then came COVID-19 outbreaks — what can we all learn from those mistakes?
After a strict lockdown in February, Israel reduced new daily coronavirus cases to double digits by May, leading the country to reopen schools. Now it’s trying again.
My father left me money for a house — and my husband put his name on the deed. How do I ensure it goes to our kids?
‘When his mother passed away, he received an inheritance of $8,000. I was never told about this money, and he spent all of it.’
Renters in U.S. cannot be evicted through the end of the year due to coronavirus, CDC order states
To be eligible for protection, renters will need to provide proof of their inability to pay rent because of the pandemic.
‘I tried walking more than 3 blocks, paying the price with chest pains and crippling fatigue’: One woman’s long-haul recovery from COVID-19
‘Sure, I had my life back, but it wasn’t my life. It was someone else’s life.’
‘A man cave on wheels’: My husband’s RV is his pride and joy — but he owes $75,000 on it. If he dies, am I liable?
‘My concern is that, if something happens to him, I will end up with a lien on my home.’
As students return to school, are face shields effective against COVID-19?
Face shields and masks with valves perform differently at preventing COVID-19 transmission, studies show.
My sons want to skip college this year because of the pandemic — do I force them to go, and if they don’t, do I still have to support them financially?
This is a year of ever-evolving plans that require flexibility from both parents and children.
Asymptomatic children who contract COVID-19 may transmit coronavirus for weeks
New insights into coronavirus transmission among children shed light on the pandemic at an important time for families, communities and public-health officials.
This graduate degree will be a job magnet as the world recovers from COVID-19
MBA holders will be in demand in the post-pandemic global economy.
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Trump visits North Carolina as latest polls give him an edge in that swing state
President Donald Trump on Wednesday makes another visit to North Carolina, as the latest polling in that swing state showed him regaining a slight edge over Democratic challenger Joe Biden in the wake of last month’s party conventions.
Biden faults Trump over approach to school reopenings, pandemic
Joe Biden on Wednesday blasted President Donald Trump’s push for schools to reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic, sharpening his attack as some students return to classrooms but others continue to learn online.
U.S. economy softened in August, Fed’s Beige Book finds, as some temporary layoffs turn permanent
The U.S. economy expanded in August, but many parts of the country experienced slower growth amid lingering anxiety over the coronavirus pandemic, according to the Federal Reserve’s latest “Beige Book” findings.
U.S. budget deficit to hit record $3.3 trillion this year, CBO says
The U.S. government will run its biggest budget shortfall ever this year, at $3.311 trillion, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said today.
Deutsche Bank CEO doesn’t want to sound ‘too pessimistic’ — but his outlook is anything but bullish
Christian Sewing, CEO of Deutsche Bank, says a full recovery is a ways off.
Unloved, dirty oil companies could lead low-carbon transformation, new Goldman report says
A new report says Big Oil companies can drive a low-carbon future.
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