Traffic is backed up as people wait to get into Ohiopyle State Park in Ohiopyle, Pa. on Sunday, May 24, 2020.  Gene J. Puskar / AP Photo

Your daily coronavirus update: As virus ebbs, Wolf touts increased testing and contact tracing

By The Associated Press and Staff

Since early March, infections have been confirmed in more than 68,600 people in Pennsylvania


Pa. lawmakers expected to tackle partial year state budget this week

The temporary budget does not require any increase in the state’s personal income or sales tax.
By Jan Murphy/PennLive

The COVID-19 pandemic is driving America’s schools toward a financial meltdown

Education leaders are warning of a financial meltdown that could devastate many districts and set back an entire generation of students.
By Cory Turner/NPR

‘Incredibly disposable’: Adjuncts, the ‘gig workers’ of higher-ed, fear losing livelihoods

Notions of college professors as well-paid and well-protected increasingly conflict with reality.
By Avi Wolfman-Arent/WHYY

World Health Organization halts Hydroxychloroquine trial over safety concerns

The move comes after a medical journal reported patients getting hydroxychloroquine were dying at higher rates than other coronavirus patients.
By Jason Beaubien/NPR

Charitable runs, walks learn to adapt to crowd limits

“People are still excited to get the race swag that they earn. It all comes back to that sense of community.”
By Will Graves/The Associated Press

New York Stock Exchange reopens trading floor after two-month closure

"We are beginning cautiously with fewer traders, and those that are on the floor are wearing masks and keeping a safe distance."
By Bill Chappell/NPR

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