The White House COVID-19 Response Team said Friday that while this week's storm affected deliveries to all 50 states, it is confident it can make up the backlog within the next week.
A smaller student body and shared sense of purpose make it easier to gain compliance with university policies on things such as mask usage and social distancing.
The U.S. death toll has doubled since May. Some experts predict it could nearly double again before 2020 ends. "We are experiencing a tremendous amount of unnecessary suffering," one researcher says.
The presumptive Democratic nominee now leads President Trump by 11 points. And more people are worried about the coronavirus, but 35% still say they won't get vaccinated when one's available.
Germany has flattened its curve, and unemployment has barely budged. Some Germans living in the U.S. are mystified by how politicized the pandemic has become here.
Two-thirds of Americans believe the U.S. is handling the pandemic worse than other nations, an NPR/Ipsos poll finds. Majorities support more aggressive measures to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
According to data from Johns Hopkins University, 423,855 people have tested positive for the coronavirus in Florida as of Sunday, compared to 411,736 in New York.
Walmart and Sam's Club, as well as Kroger, join a growing list of retailers making masks mandatory in stores. The National Retail Federation is urging all stores to adopt the same policy.
Officials in both Oregon and West Virginia are tightening the limits as coronavirus cases rise in their states.
The Ivy League has put all sports on hold until at least January, while Stanford plans to discontinue 11 of its 36 varsity programs after this academic year.
Texas recorded 10,028 new cases, surpassing its previous single-day increase as statewide hospitalizations also set new records.