How the second half of 2020 could be even ‘messier’ than the first

NEW YORK — The second half of the year from hell is here, and it could be even messier than the first.As a chaotic, sometimes surreal 2020 continues to unfold, frantic planning is underway to reopen schools, stage professional sports seasons and hold in-person voting for the upcoming presidential election.Meanwhile, coronavirus is surging again in several states, with Florida and California re-shuttering bars and beaches in a desperate bid to contain it.More than a fifth of the nation’s workforce has asked for unemployment assistance, but the extra $600 weekly benefit ends this month. Whether …

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