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Amid virus, uncertainty, parents decide how to school kids

Joshua Claybourn is leaning toward sending his kindergarten daughter to in-person classes at a private school next month. Holly Davis’ sixth-grade daughter will learn...

The Latest: Troops to help Australia state in virus tracing

MELBOURNE, Australia - The premier of Australia’s COVID-19 hot spot, Victoria state, says the military will be used to bolster contact-tracing efforts. Premier Daniel...

The Latest: California in new deal with Chinese mask maker

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - California will spend an additional $315 million on protective masks through a contract with a Chinese manufacturer. Gov. Gavin Newsom announced...

The Latest: Trump cites protests, bars, travel in virus rise

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is casting wide blame for a nationwide surge in coronavirus cases, pointing to racial justice protests, travelers from Mexico...

The Latest: California tops New York for most virus cases

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - California’s confirmed coronavirus cases have topped 409,000, surpassing New York for most in the nation. Johns Hopkins University data shows California...

The Latest: Brazil president still tests positive for virus

BRASILIA, Brazil -- Brazil’s government says President Jair Bolsonaro is still testing positive for the coronavirus following his July 7 announcement.The positive test Tuesday...

The Latest: WHO, Africa CDC explore traditional medicine

JOHANNESBURG - The World Health Organization and the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have launched an effort to explore the role of...

The Latest: Iran says 138 medical professionals among dead

TEHRAN, Iran - Iran says 138 health care professionals have died so far while battling the coronavirus pandemic. The semiofficial ISNA news agency on...

The Latest: Czech Republic’s daily cases surpass 200

PRAGUE - The day-to-day increase of new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Czech Republic has surpassed 200 for the first time in almost a...

The Latest: SAfrica counts for over half of continent cases

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa has well over half of the confirmed coronavirus cases on the African continent as the country is now a global...