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Dr Pepper is the latest pandemic shortage

Dr Pepper is the latest pandemic shortage

Add Dr Pepper to the list of pandemic-induced shortages. Like toilet paper before it, the popular soda is widely unavailable in some parts of the US. The shortages apply to every flavor, Dr Pepper said in a note on Twitter. The low inventory is the result of increased demand for the product, according to Keurig…MORE

Joe Biden picks Kamala Harris as his running mate

Joe Biden picks Kamala Harris as his running mate

Joe Biden has named Kamala Harris as his running mate, making the California senator the first Black and South Asian American woman to run on a major political party’s presidential ticket. This is a breaking news story and will be updated. ORIGINAL STORY: Joe Biden has selected his running mate, revealing to top advisers on…MORE

Lifelike robotic pets are helping isolated seniors avoid loneliness

Lifelike robotic pets are helping isolated seniors avoid loneliness

For some, limiting the spread of coronavirus has meant long periods of isolation. And for older adults — who are among the most vulnerable to the illness — that social distancing has come at a particular cost. The US is now in its eighth month of the fight against coronavirus, with over 5 million cases…MORE

Reopening schools and virtual learning: Experts offer valuable insight

Reopening schools and virtual learning: Experts offer valuable insight

Schools should record student temperatures when children arrive every morning, advised a group of experts from Stanford University School of Medicine, as part of a multilevel screening program for students and staff. As schools reopen across the United States and children attending school test positive for the coronavirus, getting students back to school safely continues…MORE