Unfriendly skies: Airline workers brace for mass layoffs

DETROIT -- The worries are growing for United Airlines flight attendant Jordy Comeaux.In a few days, he’ll be among roughly 40,000 airline workers whose jobs are likely to evaporate in...

The Latest: Moscow to keep school kids home 2 weeks in Oct

MOSCOW — Moscow authorities are extending school holidays by a week amid a surge of new coronavirus cases.Mayor Sergei Sobyanin on Tuesday ordered all schools to go on holiday between...

WHO, partners roll out faster COVID tests for poorer nations

The World Health Organization and partners have agreed to a plan to roll out 120 million rapid-diagnostic tests for the coronavirus to help lower- and middle-income countries make up ground...

Asia Today: South Korea’s daily virus cases at another low

South Korea’s daily coronavirus increase was the lowest in about 50 days as new infections trend lowerSeptember 29, 2020, 1:48 AM• 2 min readSEOUL, South Korea -- South Korea’s daily...

Standoff over Madrid’s response to virus pandemic continues

Spain’s health minister has pleaded for the third time in four days for tougher coronavirus restrictions in the capitalBy ARITZ PARRA Associated PressSeptember 28, 2020, 7:40 PM• 3 min readShare...

Germany launches new search for nuclear waste storage site

Germany has launched a new search for a site to store its most radioactive nuclear waste, eliminating a disputed site at a former salt mine that was earmarked decades ago...

India’s confirmed coronavirus tally reaches 6 million cases

India’s confirmed coronavirus tally has reached 6 million cases, keeping the country second to the United States in number of reported cases since the pandemic beganSeptember 28, 2020, 7:39 AM• 2 min...

The Latest: S. Korea sees lowest virus increase in 50 days

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has reported 50 new cases of the coronavirus, its lowest daily increase in nearly 50 days, a possible effect of strengthened social distancing measures...

Lockdowns are fading, but GOP outrage isn’t in campaigns

It's not just Democrats who want voters thinking about the pandemic on Election DayBy PAUL J. WEBER Associated PressSeptember 27, 2020, 7:30 PM• 5 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail...

The eyes don’t have it: Masks upset classroom communication

Placing an order at a deli counter while wearing a mask and standing 6 feet away can be difficult. Try teaching a class full of schoolchildren and connecting with students...

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