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A home near Iowa, La., was crushed by a snapped tree after Hurricane Laura made landfall with 150 mph winds Thursday. The area is facing two disasters at once. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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After Laura, Learning How To Recover From A Hurricane During A Pandemic

Normal protocols for hurricane evacuation, aid distribution and recovery have been upended by the threat of the coronavirus.

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The Quiet At Night Mary Lattimore
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Germany Bans Prostitution During Pandemic. Sex Workers Say That Creates New Dangers

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Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers (left) speaks at a news conference held Thursday in Kenosha, Wis., to discuss recent civil unrest surrounding the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man who was shot several times in the back in front of his children. Brandon Bell/Getty Images hide caption

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Wis. Governor Calls Session On Police Reform; Republicans Refuse To Show

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Zia Huballah, a junior at Emory University, is starting the fall semester online from her family's home outside Atlanta. Elissa Nadworny/NPR hide caption

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As Virtual Learning Continues, Some Families Struggle With Sharing Tech

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A home near Iowa, La., was crushed by a snapped tree after Hurricane Laura made landfall with 150 mph winds Thursday. The area is facing two disasters at once. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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After Laura, Learning How To Recover From A Hurricane During A Pandemic

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