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In August 2017, the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston was over capacity after floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey inundated the city. This hurricane season, congregate shelters — from school gyms to vast convention centers — risk becoming infection hot spots if evacuees pack into them as they have in the past. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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The Coronavirus Crisis

U.S. Disaster Response Scrambles To Protect People From Both Hurricanes And COVID-19

Hotel rooms would be "ideal" for housing an overflow of evacuees from shelters practicing social distancing, but few towns have them lined up in the southeast, where coronavirus infections are raging.

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In August 2017, the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston was over capacity after floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey inundated the city. This hurricane season, congregate shelters — from school gyms to vast convention centers — risk becoming infection hot spots if evacuees pack into them as they have in the past. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Disaster Response Scrambles To Protect People From Both Hurricanes And COVID-19

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President Trump departs a July 2019 press conference on the census with U.S. Attorney General William Barr (center) and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in the White House Rose Garden. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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With No Final Say, Trump Wants To Change Who Counts For Dividing Up Congress' Seats

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Dr. Glenn Lopez administered a standard test for the coronavirus to Daniel Contreras at a mobile clinic in South Los Angeles last week. Though highly accurate, such tests can take days or more to process. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Rapid, Cheap, Less Accurate Coronavirus Testing Has A Place, Scientists Say

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Vaults Tor
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Passing Away Hammock
...Like Starlight into Day Hammock

The Chinese consulate in Houston, shown in April. The U.S. has ordered China to close the consulate by Friday. Steve Campbell/AP hide caption

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U.S. Orders China's Houston Consulate To Close, Ratcheting Tensions

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The Life Beyond Sleep Maps
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Hermit Robohands
Sustain BadBadNotGood
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Two Lads Enemies
Infinite Mirror Lite

School buses sit parked at a lot in Marietta, Ga., in March. Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has pushed for students to return to school in the fall, but the state's largest system, in Gwinnett County, has decided on all-virtual learning. Elijah Nouvelage/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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As Georgia Governor Calls To Reopen Schools, Largest District Will Teach Online Only

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