Home and heritage: Asian American family adjusts to new challenges

After finishing her own curriculum of five Advanced Placement courses (maintaining a 4.0 GPA), playing tennis, participating in mock trial, youth commission or debate practices, Rita still finds time for her family. Though her role in the family isn’t that of a typical high school junior.

Rita lives at home with her mom, Chen Wang; dad, Haiming Dai; and 11-year-old brother, Joseph Dai. Though for the past year, they’ve had

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Scattered around world, Canada’s women’s BB team faces extra challenges in advance of Tokyo Olympics



a group of people watching a football game: Canada's guard Miah-Marie Langlois and national teammates cheer during a game at the 2016 Olympics. Langlois and the rest of the team are now spread across the world playing overseas, unsure of when they'll come together next.


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Canada’s guard Miah-Marie Langlois and national teammates cheer during a game at the 2016 Olympics. Langlois and the rest of the team are now spread across the world playing overseas, unsure of when they’ll come together next.

If it was up to Ruth Hamblin, she might be in space right now.

Instead, she’s self-isolating in an apartment in Poland after her basketball team experienced

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Only 30% of restaurants reopen, transportation and accommodation of staff biggest challenges



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Head chef of Madras Diaries in Bandra, K Murugan, spent the better part of 2020 in his hometown Chennai. On Monday, he was back at work to resume his pre-Covid routine of prepping fresh masalas at 4.30 am.

After readying masala dosas for two customers who came in around noon, Murugan said, “It’s all about getting used to a new routine. Wearing masks and

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Bloomington faces challenges with hotels housing homeless people

Bloomington officials have been struggling with how to handle several hotels housing homeless people that are racking up police calls and making neighbors feel unsafe, demonstrating that such challenges during the pandemic aren’t limited to central cities.

Three Bloomington hotels — a Holiday Inn, a Holiday Inn Express and a Comfort Inn — have contracts that began in March with either Hennepin County or St. Stephen’s Human Services, a Minneapolis

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First road trip will provide new challenges for Texas

AUSTIN, Texas — Forgive Tom Herman his superstitions.



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Asked on Monday about the success of the Texas Longhorns in avoiding positive COVID-19 cases since the on-boarding process for football began back in June, Herman was reluctant to address the issue.

“I hate to even talk about it because I don’t want to jinx it,” Herman said. “We could certainly be next — I don’t

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Second Road Trip of the Year Presents Unique Challenges for the New York Jets

When the New York Jets take the field at Lucas Oil Stadium, there will be 7,500 fans in attendance. While it will be only 11 percent capacity, that will completely change the dynamic from the fake noise pumped into their helmets in the Jets’ first two games.

The 7,500 fans allowed is triple the Colts’ first home game last Sunday in their 28-11 win over the Minnesota Vikings. The Marion

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5 challenges facing Black creators in the travel industry



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On Tuesday, June 2, better known as #BlackOutTuesday it seemed like (most of) the world came together for #BlackLivesMatter after the horrendous murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Aubrey, Breonna Taylor and way too many other Black people that

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