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with Paulina Firozi It’s an understatement to say coronavirus testing has been a struggle for President Trump’s Department of Health and Human Services.  The agency wasted precious time in February and March when it should have been ramping up testing. Its earliest testing kits failed because of likely contamination. And now it’s not getting funding …

When times are difficult and money is tight, as they are now for tens of millions of Americans, most of us return to basic budgeting principles, cutting unnecessary costs and choosing the most economical options. We know from the bills we pay what goods and services we buy and how much we spend on them, …

Tokyo — New lighting technology being pioneered in the U.S. and Japan may help to make riding the subway, going to school or moving through other public spaces as safe as a walk around the living room, despite the threat of coronaviruses and other pathogens. The idea is to suffuse indoor areas with continuous, low doses …

Willamette Valley Vineyards in Turner is bringing cutting-edge ultraviolet light technology to bear on a problem faced by many Oregon wineries: how to reopen their doors while protecting employees and customers against coronavirus. Willamette Valley Vineyards has been closed to the public for 66 days to comply with Gov. Kate Brown’s “Stay Home, Save Lives” …

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — To reopen the economy, New York City needs to get its workers moving again. That means a clean, safe ride on Metropolitan Transportation Authority buses and subways. On Tuesday, the agency unveiled new technology aimed at doing just that. The MTA is hoping it will stop coronavirus in its tracks. The …

On Friday evening, 140 coordinated drones launched from Vanderbilt Stadium to light the sky in formations depicting inspiring words and images in a tribute to health care heroes, frontline workers and first responders who have worked tirelessly in the aftermath of Nashville’s March 3 tornado as well as during the current global coronavirus pandemic. The …

First came the coronavirus. Then came the school closures. Between those two milestone moments, educators scrambled to assess a critical piece of the distance-learning ecosystem — portable technology. The Clark County School District surveyed schools to determine how many deployable devices, such as Chromebooks or iPads, each school had as of March 6, which was one …

A Northern Virginia business is testing state-of-the-art self-cleaning technology in its office to prepare for a safer work environment once stay-at-home orders are lifted. Christian Pinkston works for a digital marketing firm in Falls Church where he employs about 40 people. The office is testing a form of ultraviolet light called far UVC, which is …

Danielle Nelson’s best monitor for the emissions billowing out of the oil refineries and chemical plants surrounding her home: The heaving chest of her 9-year-old asthmatic son. On some nights, the boy’s chest shudders as he fights for breath in his sleep. Nelson suspects the towering plants and refineries are to blame, rising like a …

Stargazers have enjoyed the emergence of what is known as a pink moon in the night skies of Europe. Despite its name, there is not any noticeable colour difference to the full moon – due to reach a peak in the UK at 03:55 BST on Wednesday. The pink supermoon name is a northern Native …