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United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres warned Tuesday that the world faces a “generational catastrophe” because so many schools have been closed because of the coronavirus pandemic. “The COVID-19 pandemic has led to the largest disruption of education ever,” the U.N. chief said. One billion students were left without classrooms when schools were closed in …

The state’s recent re-tightening of restrictions on bars, indoor dining, nightclubs and indoor gatherings is based on regional, statewide and national data, coupled with federal recommendations, Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine said Thursday in a press conference, after a reporter complained that the administration isn’t sharing data on cases connected with particular establishments …

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Saying “we are at the breaking point,” the U.N. secretary-general made a sweeping call Saturday to end the global inequalities that sparked this year’s massive anti-racism protests and have been further exposed by the coronavirus pandemic. “COVID-19 has been likened to an X-ray, revealing fractures in the fragile skeleton of the societies …

The director of the National Institutes of Health praised New York, New Jersey and Connecticut for taking effective measures to curb the spread of coronavirus, but said the virus is surging in much of the country because other states viewed coronavirus as a “New York problem.” “Why are we doing so poorly?” Dr. Francis Collins, director of the …

Chief Justice John Roberts was briefly hospitalized last month after he fell and suffered an injury to his forehead while walking near his home, a spokeswoman for the Supreme Court said Tuesday. Roberts, 65, was treated at a hospital June 21 and spent the night there after he fell while walking for exercise, the spokeswoman, …

MILWAUKEE — Sri Nagarajan has joined Bethesda as chief technology and innovation officer, a key leadership role responsible for advancing the organization’s innovation strategy on behalf of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. “Sri brings to Bethesda a uniquely impactful combination of experiences and competencies in technology, digital and information management across several industries,” said …

PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., June 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Sandata Technologies, LLC, a leading national provider of technology solutions for the homecare industry, including Sandata Electronic Visit Verification™ (Sandata EVV™), Agency Management, and Point of Care, announced the appointment of Chad Turner, as Chief Sales Officer.  In this role, Chad will lead Sandata’s Sales and Marketing Teams …

Interim Richmond Police Chief William “Jody” Blackwell resigned his post Friday afternoon. His resignation came 11 days after Mayor Levar Stoney tapped Blackwell to replace former Police Chief William Smith, who Stoney asked to resign amid Black Lives Matter protests that have gripped the city. Stoney said the department needed to rebuilt trust with residents. …

As the city of Omaha outlines changes to its ‘Use of Force’ policy, KETV Investigates gives you an in-depth look at what each of the changes actually means. The changes include: An officer’s duty to intervene and reportKnee-to-neck pin forbiddenA prone position warningChange to use of carotid restraint control holdWe asked Omaha Police Chief Todd …

Rayshard Brooks, 27, was shot dead by Atlanta police Friday night at a Wendy’s drive thru. Less than 24 hours after Brooks’ death, Atlanta Police Chief Erika Shields announced she was stepping down as the city’s top cop, saying in a statement, “I have faith in the Mayor, and it is time for the city …