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Colleges Plan to Reopen Campuses, but for Just Some Students at a Time

2020-07-07 04:23:56 {widget1} With the coronavirus still raging and the fall semester approaching, colleges and universities are telling large segments of their student populations to stay home. Those who are allowed on campus, they say, will be living in a world where parties are banned, where everyone is frequently tested for the coronavirus and — […]

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Despite Coronavirus, Federal Workers Head to the Office

2020-07-06 14:53:11 {widget1} WASHINGTON — As coronavirus cases surge around the country and epidemiologists urge caution, the federal government is heading back to work, jeopardizing pandemic progress in one of the few regions where confirmed infections continue to decline: the nation’s capital. At the Energy Department’s headquarters, 20 percent of employees — possibly as many […]

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Patrick Mahomes Gets 10-Year Deal With Kansas City Chiefs

2020-07-06 23:15:19 {widget1} Quarterback Patrick Mahomes, one of the N.F.L.’s biggest stars, has signed a 10-year contract extension with the Kansas City Chiefs, according to a person familiar with the terms of the deal who was not authorized to speak for the team. The big payday, worth up to half a billion dollars, for Mahomes, […]