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NPR spoke with health experts about some of the coronavirus risks involved with schools reopening in the fall.

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As schools weigh the risks of reopening, many are making plans to lower the risks of coronavirus transmission. Here's how to vet your school's proposals.

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Congress still doesn't have a widespread testing program for the coronavirus and was reminded of that risk when three members tested positive in one week.

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Mayor Eric Garcetti announced on Wednesday that he is authorizing the city to suspend water and electricity service to properties hosting large parties, which have drawn scrutiny in recent weeks.

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Gov. Roy Cooper said on Wednesday the state will stay in Phase 2 of its Safer at Home plan for five more weeks as students return to school, saying "now is the time to double down on safety measures."

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Both social networks said the president's false claims that children are "almost immune" from COVID-19 violated its policy on coronavirus misinformation.

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Democrats lead Republicans in mail ballot requests in the state by 600,000, leading to pressure on the president to relent in his attack on mail voting.

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These two measures were raised in President Trump's interview this week with journalist Jonathan Swan on Axios on HBO. Here's what these statistics reveal about a country's response to the pandemic.

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In a dissent, Chief Justice Bernette Johnson compared Fair Wayne Bryant's sentence to "Pig Laws" in the years after Reconstruction, which enacted harsh penalties for theft and other petty crimes.

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