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Map: See if the CDC recommends indoor mask use in your county

Nationwide, 2 out of 3 counties are included in the indoor mask guidance.

Tracking coronavirus case surges in the United States

New coronavirus cases are rising across the country. Not all upticks are the same.

Covid-19 cases are rising around the country. See where case counts are rising the most.

NBC News is following Covid-19 case numbers in states and territories in the United States. The data will be updated daily.
3h ago

Latino college enrollment was on an upswing. But Covid has taken a toll.

In one year, Latino higher education expert Deborah Santiago said, "we saw five years of growth lost in terms of enrollment and representation and that is big.”
Image: Guillermina Gutierrez Martinez
Image: Guillermina Gutierrez Martinez
4h ago

'Dancing with the Stars' alum Hayes Grier accused of beating man in North Carolina

Grier was charged Monday in North Carolina with robbery, assault causing serious bodily injury and felony conspiracy.
Hayes Grier in New York in 2016.
Hayes Grier in New York in 2016.
4h ago

Simone Biles will return for balance beam final after grappling with the 'twisties'

“We are so excited to confirm that you will see two U.S. athletes in the balance beam final tomorrow — Suni Lee and Simone Biles,” USA Gymnastics tweeted.
Image: Simone Biles
Image: Simone Biles
5h ago

Rapper Fetty Wap's daughter dies at age 4

It is unclear what the cause of death was or when Lauren Maxwell died.
Fetty Wap performs in Atlanta on March 15, 2016.
Fetty Wap performs in Atlanta on March 15, 2016.
6h ago

'All I have ever dreamed of': Jade Carey wins gold for Team USA in floor exercise final

Carey, 21, took home her first Olympic medal after winning gold with a score of 14.366 in the women's individual floor exercise final at the Tokyo Olympics.
Image: Jade Carey
Image: Jade Carey

ICE to begin processing migrant families to relieve border station overcrowding

In an unprecedented move, ICE is set to begin processing migrant families at the southern border in an attempt to alleviate overcrowding at patrol stations, according to two Homeland Security officials. NBC News justice correspondent Julia Ainsley reports. 
ICE to begin processing migrant families to relieve border station overcrowding
ICE to begin processing migrant families to relieve border station overcrowding
8h ago

Canada stuns U.S. women in semifinal, ending Americans' bid for soccer gold

The U.S. team will now play in the third-place game for a chance to win a bronze medal.
Image: Carli Lloyd
Image: Carli Lloyd