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Analysis: Devin Nunes needs to stop talking about the coronavirus

On the same day that President Donald Trump acknowledged that somewhere between 100,000 and 200,000 Americans were likely to die because of the coronavirus, California Republican Rep. Devin Nunes went on Fox News to offer a very, uh, different perspective.

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9:02am PDT - April 1st, 2020

White House Projects 100,000 to 240,000 U.S. Deaths From Coronavirus

President Donald Trump released new projections that there could be 100,000 to 240,000 deaths in the U.S. from the coronavirus pandemic.

california schools - Time
4:04pm PDT - March 31st, 2020

The model that Trump is using to make decisions about the coronavirus shows shutdowns and social distancing could save 2 million lives

As many as 2.2 million people in the United States are predicted to die from COVID-19 without mitigation, according to an analysis that the White House is using to guide its response that was released Tuesday. Deaths tolls will be curbed dramatically if the s…

california schools - Business Insider
3:13pm PDT - March 31st, 2020

Fear of virus won't save mom in U.S. college admissions scandal from prison

A California mother was sentenced on Tuesday to seven months in prison for paying $450,000 to help her daughters gain an illicit edge in the college admissions process, despite her lawyers' arguments that she faced exposure to the coronavirus if she were inca…

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10:07am PDT - March 31st, 2020

The coronavirus just delayed the country's No. 1 bar exam, and that could be a huge setback for law students seeking jobs at smaller New York firms

The New York State bar examination has been called off for July. The New York legal market is the largest in the United States by attorney population, with more than 180,000 lawyers in 2019. The New York court of appeals said late on Friday that the state bar…

california schools - Business Insider
5:32am PDT - March 30th, 2020

Meghan and Harry reportedly just moved to LA. Here are the private schools for the ultrawealthy where they could send baby Archie, from a $40,000-per-year California prep school to an academy where Justin Trudeau used to teach.

Pool/Samir Hussein via Getty Images The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will give up every aspect of royal life when they officially resign in April. Its been rumored that they relocated to Vancouver island, but they reportedly moved to LA before Canada's coronavi…

california schools - Business Insider
6:27am PDT - March 28th, 2020

U.S. men less likely to heed health warnings as coronavirus death toll mounts: Reuters/Ipsos poll

As America converts itself into a nation of shut-ins, one group appears to be less interested than others in following the ever-lengthening list of health tips aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus pandemic: men.

california schools - Reuters
3:03am PDT - March 27th, 2020

Law firms are weighing delaying or cutting summer associate classes — and top law schools are sending emails addressing student concerns

Law firms are considering delaying, shortening, or eliminating summer associate classes and are expected to make decisions in the coming days, sources familiar with the matter told Business Insider. The prospect has caused unease among students at the nation'…

california schools - Business Insider
11:03am PDT - March 25th, 2020

Extremely cool teacher runs math lesson from home within 'Half Life: Alyx'

What happens when you're attempting to teach from home in California during a coronavirus lockdown during the week that Half Life: Alyx lands? You do both, of course. Extremely cool teacher Charles Coomber —who works for California's Springs Charter schools, …

california schools - Mashable
4:50am PDT - March 25th, 2020

10 US colleges and universities where female grads have gone on to secure more than $1 million in funding for their startups

To date, there have been some 6,940 female company founders whose businesses have received more than $1 million in funding, according to research by UK business banking app Tide. A number of these successful female founders have graduated from a cluster of to…

california schools - Business Insider
8:00am PDT - March 22nd, 2020

TikTok donates $3 million to Arnold Schwarzenegger’s charity feeding kids affected by school closures

The social media giant TikTok said that it would donate $3 million to After–School All-Stars, a charity founded by actor and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, to feed families whose food security was affected by the close of public schools in …

california schools - TechCrunch
8:53pm PDT - March 19th, 2020

California Gov. Gavin Newsom issues a statewide 'stay at home' order

Rich Pedroncelli/AP California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued a state-wide order for all residents to stay at home to battle the coronavirus spread. "This is not a permanent state, this a moment in time," Newsom said during a press conference on Thursday. "And we w…

california schools - Business Insider
6:55pm PDT - March 19th, 2020

Some children develop severe infections from coronavirus, and the youngest ones have the highest risk, study says

A peer-reviewed study on 2,000 children who contracted COVID-19 in China found 4% showed no symptoms, and half had mild symptoms, and therefore play a role in coronavirus spread. The researchers found that 6% of children developed severe or critical infection…

california schools - Business Insider
12:38pm PDT - March 18th, 2020

Microsoft Bing launches interactive COVID-19 map to provide pandemic news

Microsoft has launched a new interactive Bing map to provide information on COVID-19. The map shows the amount of cases on a per country basis, and in the US you can view them on a per state basis.

california schools - The Verge
3:04am PDT - March 16th, 2020

A Year After the College Admissions Scandal, Here’s What Has (and Has Not) Changed

One thing it has done is energize advocates who have long pushed for changes in the way top schools decide who gets admitted

california schools - Time
3:00am PDT - March 12th, 2020

Kamala Harris endorses Joe Biden as Democratic presidential candidate

California senator Kamala Harris says Joe Biden is the Democratic candidate to "unify the people".

california schools - BBC News
7:18am PDT - March 8th, 2020

Photos capture how the US is reacting to the coronavirus outbreak, from stocking up on supplies to deep cleaning mass transit and schools

The novel coronavirus that causes the diseases known as COVID-19 has killed 11 people in the US, as of Wednesday. US shoppers are clearing out hand sanitizer and cleaning supplies amid fears of the outbreak. People also are also stocking up on food and suppli…

california schools - Business Insider
10:39pm PST - March 4th, 2020