US Colleges Mull New Virus Protocols for Students’ Return
As coronavirus cases are surging around the country, some colleges and universities are rethinking some of their plans for next semester.
New Migration Maps Serve as Tools to Help Big Game in West
New maps of big game migrations in the Western U.S. will help identify where human development is getting in the way of animals on the move.
Many Turn to Real Christmas Trees as Bright Spot Amid Virus
Christmas tree growers who have faced increased interest in artificial trees in recent years say demand for real, fresh-cut evergreens is strong this season.
Virus Keeps Black Friday Crowds Thin, Shoppers Shift Online
After months of slumping sales and businesses toppling into bankruptcy, Black Friday is offering a small beacon of hope.
In Santa’s Mailbag, a Peek Into Children’s Pandemic Worries
Letters pouring by the tens of thousands into Santa's mailbox offer a glimpse into the worries and hopes of children awaiting a pandemic-hit Christmas.
Holiday Trends to Watch: Adult Play-Doh; Stores That Ship
The pandemic is turning this into a holiday shopping season like no other.
Americans Risk Traveling Over Thanksgiving Despite Warnings
They are disregarding increasingly dire warnings that they stay home and limit their holiday gatherings to members of their own household.
What Does Emergency Use of A Vaccine Look Like?
Full approval of a vaccine will likely take several more months, and the vaccine makers are not expected to complete that step until spring or summer.
Wyoming Lawmaker Appointed to Fill Vacant House Seat
County commissioners in Wyoming have appointed Chris Knapp to fill a vacant House seat after Gillette Republican Rep. Roy Edwards died from COVID-19.
A Thanksgiving Feast? Maybe Ravens-Steelers on Sunday
As the nightcap, Baltimore at Pittsburgh, was moved to Sunday because of Baltimore's coronavirus issues.