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Makini Brice

'A part of history': Calm prevails over D.C.'s biggest George Floyd protest

6:30am BST

WASHINGTON Tens of thousands of demonstrators amassed in Washington and other U.S. cities on Saturday demanding an end to racism and brutality by law enforcement, as protests sparked by George Floyd's fatal encounter with Minneapolis police stretched into a 12th day. | Video

George Floyd's death sparks new generation of activists in U.S.

06 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON Kristina Knox, a 25-year-old child development teacher from Maryland, cried for days after watching video footage of George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man in Minneapolis who died after a police officer kneeled on his neck while Floyd gasped for air.

Mainstream U.S. religious leaders criticize Trump after church photo

03 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON Mainstream U.S. Protestant and Catholic leaders sharply criticized President Donald Trump on Tuesday, a day after peaceful protesters were forcibly displaced for a staged presidential photo in front of a church near the White House.

Mainstream U.S. religious leaders criticize Trump after church photo

03 Jun 2020

WASHINGTON Mainstream U.S. Protestant and Catholic leaders sharply criticized President Donald Trump on Tuesday, a day after peaceful protesters were forcibly displaced for a staged presidential photo in front of a church near the White House.

As coronavirus 'storm cloud' gathers, black church in Missouri braces for mourning

27 May 2020

When Traci Blackmon, the senior pastor for a predominantly black church in the suburbs of St. Louis, Missouri, is finally able to open the doors for service again, one of her main concerns is the collective sorrow her congregation will experience.

U.S. schools should only reopen with social distancing as benchmarks met: CDC

21 May 2020

WASHINGTON U.S. schools shuttered by the coronavirus should pursue a carefully phased reopening only after public health benchmarks are met, and summer camps should be limited largely only to children from the immediate area, federal guidance recommends. | Video

U.S. schools should only reopen with social distancing as benchmarks met -CDC

20 May 2020

By Makini Brice WASHINGTON U.S. schools shuttered by the coronavirus should pursue a carefully phased reopening only after public health benchmarks are met, and summer camps should be limited largely only to children from the immediate area, federal guidance recommends.

U.S. schools should only reopen with social distancing as benchmarks met -CDC

20 May 2020

WASHINGTON, May 20 U.S. schools shuttered by the coronavirus should pursue a carefully phased reopening only after public health benchmarks are met, and summer camps should be limited largely only to children from the immediate area, federal guidance recommends.

New cases? Deaths? U.S. states' reopening plans are all over the map

18 May 2020

WASHINGTON Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has set some distinct goals the federal district needs to meet in order for her to feel comfortable ending a stay-at-home order, she told reporters last week.

U.S. faces 'darkest winter' if pandemic planning falters - whistleblower

15 May 2020

WASHINGTON A whistleblower who says he was removed from his government post for raising concerns about coronavirus preparedness told a congressional hearing on Thursday that the United States could face "the darkest winter" of recent times if it does not improve its response to the pandemic. | Video

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