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Hope dims for pandemic relief before election

Senate Democrats blocked passage of a scaled-back Republican coronavirus aid package Thursday, a sign of dwindling chances of another coronavirus aid package by Election Day. “They can tell American families they care more about politics than helping them,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said of Democrats Thursday. The 52-47 vote was mostly along party lines,… Read More »

As Pandemic Persists, Health Care Heroes Beginning To Crack Under The Strain – NPR

Enlarge this image Dr. Dinora Chinchilla is finally taking a month off after working seven consecutive months. Courtesy of Nicole Cataldi hide caption toggle caption Courtesy of Nicole Cataldi After five months working shifts at an emergency department in Oakland, Douglas Frey says he’s mentally and physically spent. Most days the tall, athletic-looking 47-year-old nurse… Read More »

Inside NYC’s pandemic beach brouhaha: Meet die-hards who arrive at sunrise

Going to the beach is one sacred summer ritual you can still safely do this year — if you can get there in time. Popular New York spots like Jones Beach, Jacob Riis Park and Robert Moses Beach are limiting their parking lots to 50-percent capacity to help ensure proper social distancing as the pandemic… Read More »