Katherine Baicker, Dean of the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, joined the WGN Evening News to share her research on the subject.
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Daily U.S. case count tops 50,000
Four U.S. states -- Arizona, California, Florida and Texas -- reported a combined 25,000 new confirmed coronavirus cases Thursday as the infection curve rose in 40 of the 50 states and the number of ...
Another day of record coronavirus cases as more states rethink mask mandate
The United States saw a record number of new coronavirus cases in a single day Thursday, with 51,504 reported, according to Johns Hopkins University’s tally of cases. There are at least 2,739,092 ...
Coronavirus infections going up in 36 states as July Fourth weekend starts
As Americans head into a holiday weekend in the shadow of a ravaging coronavirus pandemic, some governors are rethinking their stance on face coverings after days of record infections. The US reported ...
World shares mixed following upbeat US jobs report
Shares are mixed in muted trading in Europe after a day of gains in Asia, where Shanghai's benchmark jumped 2%.
Coronavirus updates: Inslee announces statewide mask mandate; state reports 483 new cases
The Washington State Department of Health on Wednesday reported 483 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 and nine additional deaths. Statewide totals have reached 29,869 cases and 1,293 deaths, up from 29, ...
Luzerne County elections officials turn focus to November
Luzerne County’s election bureau already has started preparing for the high-turnout Nov. 3 general election, the office’s deputy director, Mary Beth Steininger, told the county Election Board ...
State parks welcome swimmers, with rules
These beach-goers, who visited Lake Jean at Ricketts Glen State Park on Thursday morning, were careful about leaving 6 feet or more between family groups as they spread blankets on the sand or ...
Analysis: Testing rate in Luzerne County relatively stable
Has the number of positive COVID-19 cases dropped in Luzerne County because of a decrease in testing? Statistics suggest that is not the case.
PHK Remains A Fund I Would Avoid
PHK has seen a sharp drop in 2020, markedly falling behind aggregate bond and equity funds. PIMCO announced another distribution cut back in June, which is a co ...
The Latest: US: Airlines should consider capacity limits
U.S. officials said airlines should consider limiting capacity on planes to promote social distancing, but they are not considering making the airlines do it. The officials also recommended — but did ...
Asian shares advance following upbeat US jobs report
Markets advanced in Asia on Friday following a Wall Street rally driven by strong jobs data. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 index picked up 0.3% to 22,211.89, while the Shanghai Composite index jumped ...
The Fight Against Racism in a London Neighborhood
Get a daily rundown of the top news, stock moves and feature stories on the ... but early indications point to a rebound in May as businesses began to reopen. More than enough volunteers have come ...