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Georgia Tech home game during the 1918 college football season.
(AP) — The image is striking: Fans watching a college football game in the midst of a pandemic, wearing masks with a smidge of social distance between them on row after row of bleacher seats. The photo is 102 years old. The Georgia Tech alumni Twitter feed posted a black-and-white photo of the...
Kauai County Councilman Mason Chock
Kauai, HAWAII — A cluster of four suicides in seven days on Kauai has raised the alarm on the Garden Isle among mental health professionals and community advocates. The four deaths were all young men in their 20s or 30s with no known connection between them. The ongoing COVID-19 crisis has sparked...
Three Neil’s ACE Home Center employees wearing social distancing t-shirts
“Help us practice social distancing” is the message printed on t-shirts of  Neil’s ACE Home Center employees in this company photo shared yesterday on its Facebook page, encouraging customers and the public to practice this protocol, during the COVID-19 state of emergency. It is also the protocol...
People social distancing as they wait to be serviced at Fagaalu Health Dept.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Social distancing protocol is being observed by a group of people around 8:15a.m yesterday as they were waiting outside of the Health Department’s compound in Fagaalu to get their health card. Samoa News got a call before 8a.m about the large crowd gathering at this...
TCF — Territorial Correctional Facility sign
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Police arrested three people over the weekend on allegations that they failed to comply with the requirements set by the government during the Governor’s declaration for the COVID-19 enforcement. The three people arrested include a businessman who owns a beauty salon in...
Three siblings wearing cloth face masks with a Happy Mother's Day sign
NEW YORK (AP) — Treats made and delivered by neighbors. Fresh garden plantings dug from a safe 6 feet away. Trips around the world set up room-to-room at home. Mother’s Day this year is a mix of love and extra imagination as families do without their usual brunches and huggy meet-ups. As the...
Sign in the window of empty cafe saying, "We miss you"
(AP) — And the American people returned to the American streets, bit by bit, place by place. And in the spaces they shared, they found a world that appeared much the same but was, in many ways, different — and changing by the day. And the people were at turns uncertain, fearful, angry, determined....
The two police officers exiting DHSS office
O le aso Lua ua va’aia ai le i ai o le vasega o Leoleo ina ia fa’amamaluina tulafono e tausisia ai le fa’asa o lo’o fa’amamaluina nei. Ia le so’ona vavalalata i tatou i nofoaga faitele, ia le a’afia ai i tatou i le Coronavirus. Ua va’aia pea le to’atele o le atunuu i lumafale o le DHSS, ae fa’ailoa...
An idle construction site in Tafuna
O se va’aiga lea i fale e lua ua fausia fa’apitoa mo le fa’amoemoe e avea ma nofoaga fa’apitoa e taofia ai nisi e suesuea fa’apitoa mo le gasegase Coronavirus i le atunuu, ma ua fa’amoemoe e tatau ona mae’a nei galuega e lua i le fa’aiuga o le masina nei. O lo’o fausia nei nofoaga e lua i tua tonu...
Fafatogo malae during Flag Day 2020
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA —The one-hour 2020 Flag Day ceremony, which got underway around 6:30a.m on Friday, Apr. 17th, was a small one for American Samoa with no fanfare or jubilant celebration, as the deadly coronavirus forced necessary preventive measures — especially social distancing, which...

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