Buying masks, delivering food: Teens step up in pandemic
Valerie Xu, 15, delivers a donation, boxes of mask to UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Friday, June 5, 2020. They have delivered groceries to older adults, offered online tutoring, emailed sick children, helped feed the hungry. And then there are those like 15-year-old Valerie Xu, who raised money to buy masks to donate to a Dallas hospital and homeless shelter. Xu started raising money to buy masks in March, when supplies were scarce in the United States. The first donation was in April to the UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, followed by another in June to the same hospital and to a homeless shelter, where staff and clients alike wear them.
The Latest: Trump renominated as GOP presidential candidate
President Donald Trump boards Air Force One for a trip to North Carolina, Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)WASHINGTON The Latest on this week's Republican National Convention (all times local):12:10 p.m.President Donald Trump has been renominated as the GOPs presidential candidate. Republicans made it official during a scaled-back roll call vote on Monday at the Charlotte Convention Center in North Carolina. Democrats nominated former Vice President Joe Biden as their presidential candidate at their all-virtual convention last week. ___9:35 a.m.Republicans have begun the process of formally nominating Donald Trump as the partys 2020 presidential nominee.