NPR – A crisis within a crisis: Food insecurity and COVID-19
Over the summer, like many parents, I was looking to keep my kids productive after their summer jobs and summer sports camps were canceled. Together we came up with a project we've undertaken before — collecting books that our well-read and generous neighbors were ready to hand over — and delivering them to students and families who could use something new to read.

Associated Press – Leaders to UN: If virus doesn’t kill us, climate change will
In a year of cataclysm, some world leaders at this week’s annual United Nations meeting are taking the long view, warning: If COVID-19 doesn’t kill us, climate change will.

The New York Times – Obamacare returns as galvanizing issue after Ginsburg death and Barrett nomination
Less than six weeks before the election, the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has injected fresh urgency into an issue that had dropped down the list of voter priorities this year: the future of the Affordable Care Act.

The New York Times – Under 10 percent of Americans have COVID-19 antibodies, study finds
Less than 10 percent of Americans have antibodies to the new coronavirus, suggesting that the nation is even further from herd immunity than had been previously estimated, according to a study published Friday in The Lancet.