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Zooming in: Lansing will keep, expand online school option

Jun. 13, 2021 09:24 AM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan school district that never returned to classrooms during 2020-21 will embrace online education again in the fall and open it to more students. Lansing said it will keep online classes as an option and invite families from other...

UK PM Johnson praises “fantastic degree of harmony” among G-7 leaders on climate, democratic values, fighting pandemic

Jun. 13, 2021 09:23 AM EDT
CARBIS BAY, England (AP) — UK PM Johnson praises “fantastic degree of harmony” among G-7 leaders on climate, democratic values, fighting pandemic.

Johnson: G7 pledge over 1B vaccine doses to poor nations

Jun. 13, 2021 09:15 AM EDT

CARBIS BAY, England (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the Group of Seven wealthy nations have pledged over 1 billion coronavirus vaccine doses for poorer nations. Speaking at the end of a G-7 leaders’ summit in southwest England on Sunday, Johnson said...

Virginia fifth-graders are video pals with Ugandan class

Jun. 13, 2021 09:12 AM EDT

STAFFORD, Va. (AP) — One of the things students at Green Valley, a primary school in central Uganda, wanted to know about Kelley Kruzel’s fifth grade class at Kate Waller Barrett in Stafford County was, “Do you have any traditional dances?” “We had just danced...

The Latest: Some fans boo England players for taking a knee

Jun. 13, 2021 09:07 AM EDT

The Latest on soccer’s European Championship: ___ Sections of fans at Wembley Stadium have booed England players for taking a knee before the European Championship game against Croatia. The boos came despite pleas from the team...

UK PM Boris Johnson: G-7 leaders at summit have pledged over 1 billion coronavirus vaccine doses for poorer nations

Jun. 13, 2021 09:07 AM EDT
CARBIS BAY, England (AP) — UK PM Boris Johnson: G-7 leaders at summit have pledged over 1 billion coronavirus vaccine doses for poorer nations.

Pandemic pools lead to chlorine shortages in some US areas

Jun. 13, 2021 09:04 AM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — An odd thing happened as the COVID-19 pandemic took full hold of the United States last summer. Suddenly, as people were stuck at home, they quickly realized that they needed an outlet to feel some sense of normalcy. What better...

GOP ramps up misleading attack on Democrats' policing policy

Jun. 13, 2021 09:03 AM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — When Minnesota Republican Tyler Kistner announced his candidacy for the U.S. House in April, he asked voters to ponder two questions: “What America will we leave for our children?" and "Will they be taught to hate their police?” Across the...

Schools across US brace for surge of kindergartners in fall

Jun. 13, 2021 08:36 AM EDT

School districts across the United States are hiring additional teachers in anticipation of what will be one of the largest kindergarten classes ever as enrollment rebounds following the coronavirus pandemic. As they await the arrival next fall of students who sat out...

Pope demands food aid reach starving people of Tigray

Jun. 13, 2021 08:11 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis demanded Sunday that humanitarian aid reach hungry people in the war-torn Tigray region of northern Ethiopia, where Ethiopian and Eritrean soldiers are blocking food deliveries and other assistance. Francis called for an immediate end to the...