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March 18, 2020 10:14 AM

Urban immigrant communities could be particularly vulnerable to contracting COVID-19. In New York City, public health workers are making extra efforts to reach the immigrant population.


March 18, 2020 09:02 AM

For "One-Hit Wonders/Second-Best Songs," Jim Novak of Minneapolis record store Electric Fetus recommends "Yin and Yang (The Flowerpot Man)" by Love and Rockets, mostly known for 1989's "So Alive."


March 17, 2020 09:01 AM

Less than half are making the recommended changes such as eating from home more often or canceling plans to avoid large crowds, according to a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll.


March 17, 2020 09:00 AM

As social distancing becomes common practice because of the new coronavirus, people are finding ways to stay connected and fight isolation.


March 16, 2020 01:03 AM

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it is warning against events such as "conferences, festivals, parades, concerts, sporting events, weddings, and other types of assemblies."


March 15, 2020 12:34 PM

A new containment zone in New Rochelle, N.Y., is designed to slow the spread of coronavirus, but officials worry about it reaching seniors, especially those living in nursing homes.


March 15, 2020 12:28 PM

Around the world, people are experimenting with new ways of expressing friendliness — without touching skin.


March 15, 2020 11:06 AM

Millions of people are trying to work from home because of the coronavirus. Life Kit wants to help WFH work for you, especially if you're doing so for the first time.


March 14, 2020 06:42 PM

Three screeners at the San Jose, Calif., airport tested positive, and others may have been exposed. "All we've been told is 'Wash your hands. Don't touch your face,' " a union official said.


March 14, 2020 06:39 PM

"It's like a wine," says a grower. "You can taste it like a wine, and then you can keep the taste in your mouth for a very long time." White peppercorns can cost up to $100 per ounce.