With a novel coronavirus case count nearing five million, the United States now holds about a quarter of all the COVID-19 cases in the world.
According to CNN, more than,162,000 Americans have died in the pandemic so far.
As of this week, five states account for more than 40% of US infections: California, Florida, Texas, New York, and Georgia.
The pandemic shows no sign of slowing.
However, that hasn't stopped the surge of school districts across the country from planning to re-open schools.
State in the southern United States
Here's the latest for Tuesday September 22nd: Tropical Storm Beta reaches Texas coast; Fire forces more evacuations near Los Angeles; More possible allegations..
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Tropical Storm Beta made landfall on the Texas coast on Monday night. southwest of Houston. It had with maximum winds of 45 mph, the U.S. National Hurricane..
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A woman suspected of sending the poison ricin in an envelope addressed to the White House has been arrested at the New York-Canada border. The woman is also..
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As Tropical Storm Beta batters the Texas coast, the biggest unknown is how much rainfall it could produce in areas that have already seen their share of damaging..
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Up to 85 structures may have burned, officials say. The blaze has torched more than 106,000 acres and full containment is not expected until Oct. 30
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The fire was fueled by vegetation that hadn't burned in decades and pushed by erratic winds
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Jerod Delay / U.S. Forest Service via AP In this aerial photo provided by the U.S. Forest Service, smoke from a wildfire is in part of Medicine Bow National..
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Charles Morton died last week battling the El Dorado Fire in the San Bernardino National Forest, a wildfire ignited during a gender reveal gathering.
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