Cornell president: In-person fall classes will be safer for our students than all virtual semester

 Cornell University President Martha Pollack told CNBC on Thursday that holding in-person classes this fall during the coronavirus pandemic is safer for her school’s students than opting for all virtual instruction. Pollack said the university conducted student surveys and spoke with off-campus landlords in Ithaca, New York — where Cornell is located — and found that up to…

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Pence sees NO need for national mandate on masks

Vice President Mike Pence, in an interview with CNBC, reiterated the Trump administration’s position that a national mandate for people to wear masks is not necessary, even though coronavirus cases are surging. —Spencer Kimball However, the truth of mask mandates is not happening at the federal level… Twenty-one states and Washington, D.C. are mandating people wear masks in order…

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