Randi Weingarten's comments come after a year when teachers unions have resisted a return to in-person classes in many communities.
Although there will be an eventual cease-fire between Israel and Hamas, it will be harder to stop the communal violence.
Hamas reported 83 killed in Gaza since Monday, rocket barrages continued in Tel Aviv and other communities, and officials pleaded with factions to halt street fighting.
The Gaza Strip militant group has fired rockets and shells at Israeli cities in recent days. Here's a look at what weapons the group has and how powerful they are.
Baikalsk is the Russian version of struggles in America's Rust Belt: idled mills, lost jobs and questions over how to reimagine a way forward.
Rotating electricity outages were instituted for millions of people islandwide, as the supplier said emergency repairs were underway.
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The nearly completed Nord Stream 2 pipeline is backed by Angela Merkel, but her time as leader ends later this year.
And the pro-democracy movement has proven resilient.
Death toll climbs and Arab-Israeli unrest intensifies as Israel and Gaza slip toward war.
While numbers are declining in every other region globally, cases in India are still soaring and made up half the new cases worldwide over the last week.
Violence in Gaza Strip escalated Tuesday after a night of Israeli airstrikes.
Demonstrations in support of Palestinians in Jerusalem and Gaza are posing a new challenge on Israel’s home front.
Violence between Israelis and Palestinians entered its fourth day as rocket attacks on Israeli cities and airstrikes in the Gaza Strip continued into Thursday and casualties climbed on both sides.
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A husband and wife in India were partially vaccinated but died nine days apart.
The fighting has stalled talks over replacing Israel’s prime minister and boosted Hamas’s standing among Palestinians.
South America leads the world in new cases and deaths per capita. Uruguay leads South America in both.
In testimony before a Senate committee, the CDC director encouraged children to ask for the vaccine if their parents are hesitant.
Symptoms include hallucinations, muscle and brain atrophy and Capgras delusion, a belief that family members have been replaced by impostors.
Footage of a collapsing apartment building and rockets streaking through the night sky quickly reached a worldwide audience.
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