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Funding For Postal Service, Mail-In Voting Stall Coronavirus Relief Talks : NPR

[ad_1] President Trump on Wednesday criticizes Democratic congressional leaders for seeking additional funding for mail-in voting and the U.S. Postal Service. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Win McNamee/Getty Images President Trump on Wednesday criticizes Democratic congressional leaders for seeking additional funding for mail-in voting and the U.S. Postal Service. Win McNamee/Getty Images Discussions … Read more

Payroll Tax Delay May Mean Problems For Workers, Employers And Social Security : NPR

[ad_1] Employers are supposed to stop withholding the payroll tax on Sept. 1. But companies need guidance from the IRS on exactly who is eligible to have their taxes suspended and how to keep track so those taxes can eventually be repaid. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption toggle caption Elaine Thompson/AP Employers are supposed to stop … Read more

The National Virtual Medical Orchestra Brings Health Care Workers Together : NPR

[ad_1] “I got a lot of emails after we posted our first video,” says violinist Dr. Erica Hardy. She says the orchestra’s virtual performances are a way to give back to the community. Screenshot by NPR hide caption toggle caption Screenshot by NPR “I got a lot of emails after we posted our first video,” … Read more

What It’s Like When COVID-19 Lasts For Months : NPR

[ad_1] Most people with COVID-19 get over it relatively quickly. Marjorie Roberts has been living with COVID-19 for months. Marjorie Roberts hide caption toggle caption Marjorie Roberts Most people with COVID-19 get over it relatively quickly. Marjorie Roberts has been living with COVID-19 for months. Marjorie Roberts For Marjorie Roberts, it started on March 26. … Read more

Singers Can Be Coronavirus Superspreaders, Say Experts : NPR

[ad_1] The Young People’s Chorus of New York City, performing back in better times. Alexey Konkov/Courtesy of the artists hide caption toggle caption Alexey Konkov/Courtesy of the artists The Young People’s Chorus of New York City, performing back in better times. Alexey Konkov/Courtesy of the artists Back in the days before the coronavirus pandemic, lots … Read more

South Dakota Motorcycle Rally Goes On, Even During The Pandemic : NPR

[ad_1] Despite the pandemic, Sturgis, South Dakota, is expecting hundreds of thousands of people this week for its annual motorcycle rally. We hear from those enjoying the event, and those worried about it. LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST: Thousands of bikers and motorcycle enthusiasts are descending on South Dakota’s Black Hills for the 80th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle … Read more

A Closer Look At Trump’s Coronavirus Relief Executive Actions : NPR

[ad_1] A flurry of executive actions from the president aim to provide pandemic relief to millions of cash-trapped Americans. But how effective will they be and how likely are they to face legal challenges? LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST: President Trump signed a series of executive actions yesterday at his golf resort in New Jersey. There’s one … Read more

Arkansas Superintendent On Opening Schools In Person Amid The COVID-19 Pandemic : NPR

[ad_1] NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with interim superintendent Keith McGee about the process of starting the school year with in-person teaching in Arkansas’ North Little Rock School District. LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST: Back-to-school season is in full swing as more schools begin to open their doors to students, teachers and parents. Though many school districts are … Read more