For Detroit high school students, applying to college in a pandemic brings new concerns and questions about “the right path.”
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- First Communion is much different this year for metro Detroit Catholic families, churchesby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
From virtual retreats to catechism classes on Zoom, this First Communion season is marked by big changes because of the pandemic.
- Top 10 Cares kicks off food distribution to people in need, plans to help more Thursdayby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
On Thursday, the Detroit Free Press/Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers Top 10 Cares initiative will hand out free meals at Inkster's Womack Temple.
- Whitmer pledges to ramp up COVID-19 treatment, but no word on new Michigan restrictionsby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
While the treatment can prevent severe symptoms in those with COVID-19, Whitmer made no mention of increasing restrictions ahead of a news conference.
- Mayor Duggan alarmed by COVID-19 surge, urges Detroiters to get vaccineby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
Mayor Mike Duggan urges Detroiters to get vaccinated as city's COVID-19 infections, hospitalizations rise. City has new text system to provide sites.
- 2 Whitmer plot suspects, twin brothers, released from house arrest, but must wear tethersby Detroit Free Press (GANNETT Syndication Service)
The Null brothers are among 14 men facing terrorism charges stemming from what officials say was an attempted — but thwarted — plot to kidnap Whitmer.
- Johnson & Johnson vaccines halted across the U.S. over possible links to rare blood clots
COVID vaccination centers have begun suspending the use of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine after federal health officials recommended the move. The CDC and the FDA say they are reviewing extremely rare and severe blood clots in six women, out of nearly 7 million people who have received the vaccine in the U.S. Dr. Anne Schuchat, principal deputy director of the CDC, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss.
- Minnesota on edge following the police killing of Daunte Wright
The death of George Floyd and the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin has kept the state of Minnesota in the national spotlight. Now the death of Daunte Wright near Minneapolis has led to new protests and opened long-standing wounds over policing and race. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports.
- Biden picks first person of color to head Census Bureau fulltime
If confirmed, Robert Santos would become the first person of color to serve as a permanent director of the Census Bureau, the nation's largest statistical agency.