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Jamie Burton, of Glen Allen, Va., and her two daughters, Josie, 12, left, and Cayden, 9, right, outside their home Thursday, March 26, 2020 on gymnastics mats. The Burtons have had more time together because the girls’ nightly gymnastics practices have been canceled because of the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Denise Lavoie)
A walk through town: Families, coronavirus and togethernessThe closings and quarantines prompted by the coronavirus outbreak have given some families more time together
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Aug. 12, 2009, file photo, President Barack Obama presents a 2009 Presidential Medal of Freedom to the Rev. Joseph E. Lowery n the East Room of the the White House in Washington. Lowery, a veteran civil rights leader who helped the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. found the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and fought against racial discrimination, died Friday, March 27, 2020, a family statement said. He was 98. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Joseph Lowery, civil rights leader and MLK aide, dies at 98The Rev. Joseph E
The Associated Press6 hours ago
A man walks with some possessions alongside Jackson Square in the French Quarter of New Orleans, normally bustling with tourists, but now nearly deserted due to the new coronavirus pandemic, Friday, March 27, 2020. While rich in history and culture, New Orleans is economically poor, and the people here are not necessarily well-positioned to weather this latest storm. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
'The day the music died': Coronavirus tests New OrleansNearly 15 years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans is facing another test of its ability to prepare for potential disaster
The Associated Press12 hours ago
FILE - In this Friday, March 27, 2020 file photo, Gyasi Subira, a courier with FedEx, delivers a package at a business closed to the public along his route in Las Vegas. Amid the coronavirus outbreak, FedEx and United Parcel Service have stopped requiring signatures for packages. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Handling mail amid coronavirus: Low risk but wash your handsHealth experts say there's very low risk of catching the coronavirus from handling mail and packages
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Groceries delivered by the nonprofit organization "We Are Family DC," sit on a welcome mat that says "hello," Saturday, March 21, 2020, in Washington. Seniors are being encouraged to stay in their homes due to the risk of the COVID-19 coronavirus. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
For seniors, isolation changes life in varied, nuanced waysSocial distancing rules are affecting U.S. seniors in nuanced ways
The Associated Press17 hours ago
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