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Domestic violence incidents rose in the US during pandemic lockdowns, analysis finds

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Domestic violence incidents rose in the United States by about 8.1% after the imposition of pandemic-related lockdowns, according to an analysis by the National Commission on Covid-19 and Criminal Justice. The analy...

Why kids are hitting the pandemic wall

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After almost a full year of grappling with the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, including nearly nine months of virtual school, 11-year-old London Loree simply has had enough. Enough of Zoom classes and technology...

A Golden Globes production veteran explains how to put together a show during a pandemic

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In the 30 years Melissa Trueblood has worked in production, she's seen it all -- even if she claims she doesn't have the coolest stories. But 2021 has dealt her one of her tallest orders yet: to help the Golden Glo...

Yes, pandemic paranoia is real, experts say

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It was like I had asked her to fork over her Social Security number and firstborn child. "What do you need it for? What are you going to do with it?" my colleague asked me, Zoom eyes wide with fear. "Whoa there," I ...

Beloved canine moves on after helping hospital staff through a year of the pandemic

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Staff members at a Denver hospital have said a sad goodbye to Wynn, their canine companion for nearly two years and a presence during the Covid-19 pandemic that proved especially helpful. Staff members at the Ros...

Government action took months as nursing home workers died during the pandemic

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The federal agency responsible for protecting workers did little to hold nursing homes accountable for dangerous conditions during the coronavirus pandemic until it was too late, its own records show. A CNN analys...

Arizona schools won’t use letter grades this year because of pandemic

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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill on Monday that will suspend the use of a letter grade system in schools statewide, due to how disrupted this school year has been by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. "Today I s...

John Oliver talks possibility of another pandemic on season premiere of ‘Last Week Tonight’

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John Oliver returned to TV Sunday after a winter hiatus from "Last Week Tonight." It was the first episode since his last show, which aired in November, and he covered a lot of ground, including former President Don...

Kids are going without dental care during the pandemic

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Children are missing out on preventative dental care including teeth cleaning and checkups during the pandemic, according to a new survey. Covid-19 is a barrier to getting kids the dental care they need, said a thi...

How to rekindle the flame that the pandemic extinguished

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Absence makes the heart grow fonder, but how can you miss your love if they never go away? It's a question many couples may be asking this Valentine's Day as we approach the one-year anniversary of being home with ...

A California city could be the first in the nation to require pandemic hazard pay for farmworkers

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A city in California is including farmworkers among those who must receive hazard pay for the risks they are undertaking during the Covid-19 pandemic. Coachella, a Southern California city known for its popular annu...

When he couldn’t find healthy options for his family during the pandemic, a dad turned his backyard into a farm

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It was the start of the coronavirus pandemic when meat and eggs began to disappear from the aisles of Vincent Padgett's local grocery store. "I was like, 'This is a problem,'" Padgett told CNN. "There was no meat p...

Keep paying attention to your kids’ mental health in this pandemic

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Lisa Selin Davis is the author of "Tomboy: The Surprising History and Future of Girls Who Dare to Be Different." She has written for The New York Times, CNN, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian and many other publi...

The coronvirus pandemic is still going strong. But there’s hope on the horizon

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Despite a year of pandemic-driven social isolation and pain, in which we lost hundreds of thousands of lives, there are encouraging signs on the horizon. The United States is starting to ramp up vaccinations, with t...

Biden team says it sees first signs of improvement in fight against pandemic but it’s a ‘daunting challenge’

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Fully ensconced in the depths of the coronavirus crisis, the Biden administration says it is seeing the first signs of improvement -- though officials say they're far from celebrating. President Joe Biden is beginn...

Social media helps Native Americans preserve cultural traditions during pandemic

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WOLF POINT, Mont. (KHN)Lawrence Wetsit misses the days when his people would gather by the hundreds and sing the songs that all Assiniboine children are expected to learn by age 15. "We can't have ceremony without me...

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