Cara Richardson, USA TODAY Published 8:22 a.m. ET June 5, 2020 | Updated 3:51 p.m. ET June 5, 2020Defying all expectations, the economy gained 2.5 million jobs in May as states began allowing businesses shuttered by the coronavirus to reopen and many Americans returned to work.Economists surveyed by Bloomberg had predicted that eight million jobs would be…
Massive protests over death of George Floyd have health officials worried about a potential influx of coronavirus cases. In Colorado, Gov. Jared Polis is encouraging everyone who was there to go get a free test. Public health experts said it will take two to three weeks to figure out if the George Floyd demonstrations happening across the U.S. will mean…
CLOSE With the majority of schools closed for the year, students and their families try to create a home learning schedule that works for themselves. USA TODAYThis story about education software was produced by The Hechinger Report, a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education. Sign up for the Hechinger newsletter.Coronavirus school closures…
Associated Press Published 6:25 a.m. ET May 18, 2020 | Updated 7:23 a.m. ET May 18, 2020CLOSE Florida is making plans to deal with sheltering and evacuations if COVID-19 lingers into the upcoming hurricane season. AccuweatherMIAMI — Life-threatening surf and rip currents will spread along U.S. East coast beaches in the days ahead as Tropical…
Jessica Menton, USA TODAY Published 12:01 a.m. ET May 21, 2020 | Updated 3:05 p.m. ET May 21, 2020CLOSE You can put off paying your mortgage during the coronavirus pandemic due to the CARES Act. However, many are left anxious due to confusing messages. WochitDelinquencies among borrowers for past-due mortgages are soaring, a sign that…
Charisse Jones, USA TODAY Published 5:01 a.m. ET May 4, 2020 | Updated 4:08 p.m. ET May 4, 2020CLOSE If you want to get real with your real estate, here are 5 home renovations that don’t add resale value. Buzz60Home sales will likely plunge this spring in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, but bounce back…
The USA TODAY Network series Hecho en USA, or Made in America, focuses on the nation's growing Latino community. Roughly 80% of all Latinos living in the U.S. are American citizens, but media coverage of Hispanics tends to focus on immigration and crime, instead of how Latino families live, work and learn in their hometowns. Hecho en USA tells the…
CLOSE Most Americans expect schools to reopen in the fall, but teachers and parents express significant resistance, according to an exclusive USA TODAY/ Ipsos polls. USA TODAYMost Americans expect schools to reopen in the fall, but a stunning number of teachers and students may not be there.In an exclusive USA TODAY/Ipsos poll, 1 in 5…
McKenzie Sadeghi, USA TODAY Published 12:36 p.m. ET May 17, 2020 | Updated 10:52 a.m. ET May 20, 2020CLOSE Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee has unveiled a plan to launch a contact tracing effort to identify residents who have come in contact with people infected with COVID-19. (May 12) AP DomesticThe claim: As part of…
The claim: Researchers had already been working on the ultraviolet light 'treatment' before President Donald Trump referred to it.After President Donald Trump was criticized for floating the idea of using ultraviolet light and injections of disinfectants to kill COVID-19 in humans, several defenders of his comments arose on social media.Among them were supporters posting articles pointing to a potential COVID-19 treatment…