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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 Press44 minutes 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
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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 Press12 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 Press16 hours ago
U of Rochester, ex-professors settle retaliation claims The University of Rochester will pay $9.4 million to settle a lawsuit brought by nine former professors and students who claimed they faced retaliation after bringing sexual misconduct claims against a professor
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A worker unloads food products from a truck outside Gus's Community Market early in the morning on Friday, March 27, 2020, in San Francisco. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
California has surge of virus cases that threatens hospitalsCalifornia is beginning to see the surge of coronavirus cases that threatens to overwhelm hospitals
The Associated Press17 hours ago
FILE - In this March 14, 2020, file photo President Donald Trump speaks during briefing on coronavirus in the Brady press briefing room at the White House in Washington. Listening on the podium from left are, Vice President Mike Pence,, Dr. Anotny Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Seema Verma, U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams, Dr. Deborah Birx, White House coronavirus response coordinator, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
Timeline of key events in the spread of the new coronavirusThe coronavirus raced around the world in only a couple of months
The Associated Press17 hours ago
In this Monday, March 23, 2020 photo, Eric Baldwin, right, helps Alan Pratner fold a sail at North Sails in Freeport, Maine. The sail-maintenance business has converted part of its operation towards stitching masks instead of sails. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
Maine sail-maintenance shop turns to sewing medical masksA tiny sail-maintenance shop on the coast of Maine has started sewing medical masks for caregivers who need protection from the coronavirus
The Associated Press19 hours ago
FILE - In this March 26, 2020, file photo, a girl lays out a blanket at Robert W. Crown Memorial State Beach in Alameda, Calif. All over the country, outdoor spots have only grown more crowded since stores, restaurants and schools have closed their doors and officials have issued stay-at-home orders. In the background is the skyline of San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot File)
Lack of social distancing leads to closure of parks, trailsChicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot's decision to shut down the trails along Lake Michigan and nearby parks during the coronavirus crisis underscores a growing concern that the large crowds of people flocking to beaches, parks and playgrounds are making it easier for the virus to spread
The Associated Press19 hours ago
FILE - In this July 14, 2019, file photo, native Hawaiian activists gather at the base of Hawaii's Mauna Kea. Opponents of the Thirty Meter Telescope project on Hawaii island have left their camp because of concerns over the spread of the coronavirus. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports the move came after more than eight months of nonviolent protests at the base of the Mauna Kea Access Road. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones, File)
Hawaii telescope protesters leave camp due to virus concernsOpponents of the Thirty Meter Telescope project on Hawaii's Big Island have left their camp because of concerns over the spread of the coronavirus
The Associated Press19 hours ago
In this Tuesday, March 24, 2020, photo, William Gonzalez, from left, poses for photos with son Ricardo Bautista, 14, and wife, Sonia Bautista, outside of their apartment in South San Francisco, Calif. California's Bay Area has been shut down for more than a week, the first region of America to order its residents to stay home, work remotely and homeschool their children in a desperate bid to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
A few miles away yet worlds apart, 2 families wait out virusA global pandemic may know no boundaries
The Associated Press23 hours ago
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