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COVID-19 stress isn't taking a break for the holidays

Nov. 15, 2020 1:37 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — It’s a tradition for Nancy Haner Grantz to host a large crowd of family and friends for Thanksgiving dinner. The Louisville native opened her home to about 25 guests in 2019 to celebrate the holiday with turkey, stuffing and plenty of pie. This year, she’s limiting the...

North Dakota reports daily high of 30 deaths due to COVID-19

Nov. 10, 2020 2:35 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota health officials on Tuesday reported 30 new deaths due to complications from the coronavirus, one day after Gov. Doug Burgum announced measures to try to ease stress on the state's healthcare system. It is the highest daily death toll since the start of the pandemic and...

A flamenco dancer holds up her dancing shoes during a protest organised by dance associations against virus restrictions, in Barcelona, Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, as Spain continue with new measures to try to prevent the spread of COVID-19. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

The Latest: Shanghai quarantines 186 after case at airport

Nov. 9, 2020 9:53 PM EST

BEIJING — Authorities in China’s financial hub of Shanghai have quarantined 186 people and conducted virus tests on more than 8,000 after a freight handler at the city’s main international airport tested positive for the coronavirus. The city government said on its microblog Tuesday that it...

North Dakota trying to ease stress on hospitals, workers

Nov. 9, 2020 7:14 PM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum said Monday that health care workers who have tested positive for COVID-19 but do not have symptoms should be allowed to stay on the job, part of an effort to ease the stress both on hospitals and medical personnel trying to keep up with skyrocketing cases....

Wichita police say suicides increase more than 70% this year

Nov. 2, 2020 5:06 PM EST

WICHITA (AP) — The city of Wichita has seen a 70% increase in suicides this year and police officials said Monday stress caused by the coronavirus outbreak is likely a major factor. As of Friday, the city has recorded 76 suicides this year, up from 44 at the same time last year and 59 in all of 2019,...

Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert (10) passes under pressure from New Orleans Saints strong safety Malcolm Jenkins (27) in the first half of an NFL football game in New Orleans, Monday, Oct. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Brett Duke)

Malcolm Jenkins says therapy helps him cope with stress

Oct. 14, 2020 4:44 PM EDT

Malcolm Jenkins is passionate about many subjects, including mental health awareness. Going to weekly therapy helps him cope with stress and he wants young men to know it’s not a weakness. Jenkins, a two-time Super Bowl champion with the Saints and Eagles, spent time Tuesday with students in New Orleans...

UVA to give option of course credit instead of letter grade

Oct. 13, 2020 8:46 AM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The University of Virginia is giving students the option of receiving course credit without a letter grade. The Daily Progress reported Monday that the move is being made in the wake of students suffering stress, anxiety and internet connectivity troubles in the face of the...