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All Alabama public K-12 schools, will begin e-learning or distance learning from home starting on April 13. , 2020. So, we created a page full of resources to help educate and entertain kids learning at home.

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On this broadcast of The National Conversation, we'll answer your questions about a medication that some suggest may help patients, social distancing and how to care for your mental health.

The beloved singer-songwriter who influenced generations of folk, country and Americana artists died Tuesday at the age of 73.

A three-judge panel split 2-1 in a decision vacating an injunction issued in November that had scuttling planned executions of four inmates.

Josh Kantor streams the music show on Facebook Live each day from his house in Cambridge, Mass. He says he'll keep going "until people get sick of it or until baseball starts up."

President Trump continues to promote hydroxychloroquine, a drug that has not been proved to work against coronavirus and COVID-19. He's relying on anecdotes, not science.

The massive set of proposals includes $4 billion in new elections funding, 30 days of required early voting, and a mail-in-ballot to be sent to every registered voter in the country.

Pressure is increasing to make mail voting more available nationwide in response to the coronavirus pandemic, but President Trump on Tuesday called it "very dangerous."

Retired businessman Ren Zhiqiang, who criticized Chinese leader Xi Jinping, went missing in mid-March. The Communist Party says Ren is under "disciplinary review and supervision and investigation."

Trump said that the United States funds the majority of the organization's budget. The U.S. provided 14.67% of the WHO's funding in 2018-2019.

The state is building makeshift hospitals in anticipation of a surge in cases, following weeks of moderate growth, Gov. Gavin Newsom tells All Things Considered.

First it was his sacking of Capt. Brett Crozier last week; then it was a diatribe he delivered aboard the USS Roosevelt on Sunday. Now acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly is out.

The decision allows the ban while litigation continues. Top state Republican officials have said abortion is an elective procedure and should be suspended to save medical supplies during the pandemic.

The multi-faceted and musically voracious producer died one day after his 64th birthday, which was Monday, at home in New York City. He had symptoms consistent with those caused by COVID-19.

President Trump removed the head of a group charged with overseeing the Coronavirus package passed by Congress. Trump has bristled at the oversight actions of several inspectors general.

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