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We’re facing a ‘generational catastrophe’ in education, UN warns

We’re facing a ‘generational catastrophe’ in education, UN warns

The world is facing a “generational catastrophe” because of school closures during the coronavirus pandemic, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Tuesday. “Getting students back into schools and learning institutions as safely as possible must be a top priority,” once local transmission of Covid-19 is under control, he added. Guterres said that in mid-July, schools were…MORE

What you need to know about coronavirus on Tuesday, August 4

What you need to know about coronavirus on Tuesday, August 4

Two more teenagers, between the ages of 14 and 17,┬áhave died from Covid-19 in Florida — bringing the total deaths of children and teens in the state to seven. More than 38,000 minors have contracted the coronavirus in Florida, a hotpot of the pandemic in the United States. The deaths are a reminder that while…MORE

Primaries in Michigan, Kansas and Missouri: 6 things to watch Tuesday

Primaries in Michigan, Kansas and Missouri: 6 things to watch Tuesday

The dog days of summer are usually a low-key time for members of Congress to be with their family and constituents back home. But this August 4, some are running for their political lives, challenged by insurgent candidates on the left and right. Kansas, which hasn’t sent a Democrat to the Senate in nearly 90…MORE

How Bruno Fernandes transformed Manchester United’s fortunes

How Bruno Fernandes transformed Manchester United’s fortunes

There hasn’t been much to shout about at Manchester United over the last few years. The success enjoyed under legendary manager Alex Ferguson feels like a distant memory for a global fan base that has watched its once great club lurch from one bad decision to another. An FA Cup win in 2016 under Louis…MORE

Dayton will mark mass shooting anniversary virtually amid Covid-19 pandemic

Dayton will mark mass shooting anniversary virtually amid Covid-19 pandemic

One year ago, a man unleashed a barrage of bullets on a bustling Dayton, Ohio, nightspot, killing nine people, including his sister Megan and forever changing the Oregon District. Seventeen other people were injured by gunfire that night, as well as more than two dozen who sustained injuries in the stampede that followed. In the…MORE

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