WASHINGTON — The escalating coronavirus pandemic could reverse decades of gains in the fight against poverty, as U.S. government aid for the vulnerable dries up. In the early months of the crisis, the federal Cares Act, which gave an extra $600 a week in unemployment assistance and $1,200 stimulus checks, helped prevent poverty from dramatically deepening. But that lifeline for low-income ...

Nov. 29—Cathy Goldman's dinner arrives in a bucket now, loaded by her mom and raised by a pulley system over the staircase to the second floor. Goldman, caught in a COVID-19 outbreak in Elliott Elementary's early childhood program last month, tested positive, recovered from the illness and is back at work, but she's worried about the prevalence of the virus in schools, so she's kept up the ...

Five members of Boy Scout Troop 34 received the highest honor a youth can get in scouting: t…

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