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Tips for managing mental health during COVID-19

Sep 18 2020

(The Sept 17 story corrects Dr. Howard Liu's title to a member of the American Psychiatric Association's Council on Communications.)

How to prepare for a school year like no other

Sep 03 2020

NEW YORK Parents, teachers and students nationwide are preparing for a school year like no other. As part of our #AskReuters Twitter chat series, Reuters gathered a group of experts to discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic has transformed K-12 education.

Experts discuss how COVID-19 spreads through prisons to nearby communities

Jul 30 2020

Thousands of incarcerated people have been infected with COVID-19 in the United States. As part of our #AskReuters Twitter chat series, Reuters hosted a conversation with Piper Kerman, author of "Orange Is The New Black," and Lawrence Bartley of The Marshall Project about how conditions in jails and prisons can increase the spread of the new coronavirus. 

Promise and prevention: Experts discuss the race for a COVID-19 vaccine

Jul 22 2020

NEW YORK As the global race for a COVID-19 vaccine heats up, Reuters invited a group of healthcare experts to answer questions as part of our #AskReuters Twitter chat series.

#AskReuters: Why the U.S. protests against police brutality are different this time

Jul 08 2020

Protests over the police killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade and other Black Americans have ignited a national conversation about the role of law enforcement in society. As part of our #AskReuters Twitter chat series, Reuters hosted a conversation with experts on race and policing in the United States.

'No more rainbow capitalism' as protests shine light on Black trans lives

Jul 01 2020

NEW YORK Protests and marches for the rights of Black trans people drew thousands to the streets under the banner of “Black Trans Lives Matter” in recent weeks amid global demonstrations against racism.

Triple threat for refugees: Conflict, COVID-19 and cash, says IRC's Miliband

Jun 24 2020

NEW YORK As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads, people already displaced by conflict, hunger and economic upheaval are especially vulnerable. Lauren Young and Michelle Nichols of Reuters spoke with David Miliband, president and CEO of the International Rescue Committee (IRC), as part of our #AskReuters series. Below are edited highlights.

Juneteenth, reparations and African-American history with Keisha N. Blain

Jun 18 2020

NEW YORK Ahead of the 155th anniversary of Juneteenth, the holiday marking the abolition of slavery in the United States, Lauren Young and Arlene Washington of Reuters spoke with Keisha N. Blain, an associate professor of history at the University of Pittsburgh and president of the African American Intellectual History Society, as part of our #AskReuters Twitter chat series. | Video

Police, protests and politics: Georgetown professor Dyson on racism in America

Jun 11 2020

(Corrects in paragraph one the title of the book to "Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America," from "We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America,".)

Author of 'How to Be An Antiracist' urges action to support policy

Jun 10 2020

NEW YORK As protests against police brutality and systemic racism continue around the globe, Lauren Young and Arlene Washington of Reuters spoke with Ibram X. Kendi, author of "How to Be an Antiracist" and director of the Center for Antiracist Research at Boston University, as part of our #AskReuters Twitter chat series.

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