In the "new normal" of the hybrid workplace, are remote and in-person workers going to be treated equally? It's a matter of hot debate right now.
Tens of millions of people in the United States opted for mail ballots during the pandemic election of 2020. This year, voters in the early primary states are returning in droves to in-person voting. In Georgia, early in-person voting is shattering records.
Georgia students are beginning their second year of school during the pandemic as coronavirus cases skyrocket, driven by the highly contagious delta variant. With children under 12 not yet eligible for the vaccine, some school districts are already seeing battles over how best to keep kids safe for in-person learning. Gov. Brian Kemp says he has no plans to impose statewide mask or vaccination mandates. Steve Fennessy gets into all this and more with Atlanta-based Wall Street Journal reporter Cam McWhirter.
A school district just north of Anchorage, Alaska, has more than 11,000 students in class. While there have been some coronavirus cases, the district says it's been able to deal with them quickly.
Citing a lack of adherence to guidelines, teachers in Little Rock, Arkansas, have refused to teach in-person classes. The district is considering firing them.
The party, which police estimate had at least 50 students in attendance, led to the local high school delaying in-person learning by two weeks as a precaution against COVID-19.
The report concludes Wisconsin voters who braved the pandemic and went to the polls in April did not see a surge in COVID-19 infections, although another study reaches the opposite conclusion.