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COVID-19 will hit colleges when students arrive for fall semester. So why open at all? Money is a factor.

Colleges that are reopening campuses this fall know they’re bringing a higher risk of coronavirus to their community.

The questions aren’t really about if or when, but about how bad outbreaks could be — and whether having an in-person experience for students is worth the cost. With so much at stake, some students, parents and faculty are asking: Why take the risk at all?

In many cases, it comes back to money.

For months, colleges and experts have warned another semester of remote courses could have disastrous effects on student enrollment and college budgets.

Colleges already lost billions of dollars when they pivoted to digital instruction in the spring, in the form of refunded room-and-board payments and expensive technology for online courses. Another semester — or year — of online courses could be even worse, especially for universities without large endowments.

For any institution, online instruction also means no money

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USPS says some absentee ballots may not arrive in time; it’s the final weekend for massive Sturgis bike rally

The United States Postal Service has warned almost every state that deadlines for early voting may mean some ballots cannot be delivered in time to be counted.

Many states have put new emphasis on early voting by mail because many voters may not want to go to the polls in person because of the pandemic. The warning, blamed by the USPS on changes to limit overtime and increase efficiency, has prompted charges that the move by the Trump administration is politically motivated. 

Though President Donald Trump has unleashed a barrage of attacks on “universal” mail voting,  few states are actually planning that in November: Only nine states and the District of Columbia so far plan to automatically send ballots to all voters. Even in these states, in-person voting will remain an option.

Meanwhile, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now says people who have had COVID-19 within the past

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Experts Say a COVID-19 Vaccine Likely Won’t Arrive Until Fall 2021

From Good Housekeeping

  • There are more than 150 COVID-19 vaccines currently in trials across the globe, per the World Health Organization.

  • Experts postulate that some human trials may conclude in late 2020, but a vaccine won’t arrive until spring 2021 at the earliest, and a majority won’t be available until that fall.

  • Trials will establish how effective a vaccine is, whether it’ll stop you from getting sick again, and how many shots you’ll need for best results.

After four months of quarantines, social distancing, and disrupted routines, it’s the one question that almost everyone has on their minds: When will a new coronavirus vaccine be ready? The answer, just like every other aspect of this new virus thus far, isn’t clear. But creating an effective vaccine is only half the battle, say leading health experts who work with international data and set policies here in the United States, and usually

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14 last-minute Father’s Day gifts that will arrive by Sunday

14 last-minute Father’s Day gifts that will arrive by Sunday
14 last-minute Father’s Day gifts that will arrive by Sunday

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Father’s Day is quickly approaching on Sunday, June 21—which means it’s time for all of the procrastinators among us (myself included) to start shopping for that special gift for Dad before it’s too late. Here at Reviewed, using our own testing knowledge and deal-hunting skills, we’ve rounded up the best Father’s Day gifts overall, the most popular cards to go with said gifts, and even the top 10 presents dads really want (according to real parents!). But with the clock ticking down, which of all those great gifts can you still order online to arrive in time for the big day?

To help you show Dad just how much he means to you this year, we’ve found 14 of the best

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