Boy, 11, shoots himself during online Zoom class while sister was in other room

Boy, 11, shoots himself during online Zoom class while sister was in other room

A beloved 11-year-old boy tragically shot suicide during an online Zoom class. The child, identified as Adan Llanos, was attending a sixth-grade virtual class at Woodbridge Elementary School in San Joaquin County, California, when he pointed a gun at himself with the camera and microphone…

Bill de Blasio Should Reopen New York City’s Schools

Bill de Blasio Should Reopen New York City’s Schools

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (right) and Richard Carranza, Chancellor of the New York City Department of Education, carry trash cans with supplies during a press conference at the New Bridges Elementary School in Brooklyn, NY, August 19, 2020. (Jeenah Moon / Pool…

Congress is forcing cities to defund the police, firefighters, and schools

Congress is forcing cities to defund the police, firefighters, and schools

American mayors are asking for help. Unless Congress adopts a coronavirus relief program, cities and towns across the country are going to struggle to “keep the lights on” and provide basic services like answering 911 calls, Joe Buscaino , president of the National League of…

Why restaurants are open and schools are closed

Why restaurants are open and schools are closed

Close the bars. Open the schools. Public health experts have been repeating this same refrain since the summer, when many states and cities reopened businesses like bars, restaurants, and gyms — all areas where the coronavirus is thought to spread readily — without a clear…

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