Distance Learning Poses Challenges for Schools and Families During Outbreak

The coronavirus outbreak forced Los Angeles schools to close last month, abruptly placing teachers, students and their families in home-based learning setups whether they were prepared for it or not. The crisis is compounding societal problems that existed before the crisis and challenging schools to adapt curriculum to a new normal.

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States Sue Over White House Plans to Loosen 3D-Printed Gun Restrictions

Accusing the Trump administration of jeopardizing public safety to appease gun lobbyists, 21 attorneys general sued the federal government Thursday over new rules that make it easier to distribute blueprints for 3D-printed guns online.

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Computer Umpires May Be Coming to Baseball

Computer plate umpires could be called up to Major League Baseball at some point during the next five seasons.Umpires agreed to cooperate with Major League Baseball in the development and testing of an automated ball-strike system as part of a five-year labor contract announced Saturday, two people familiar with the deal told The Associated Press.

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