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A Trombonist Wonders When An Audience Will Gather To Hear Music

David Roode and his wife, a concert pianist, have done some recording while on lockdown in Cincinnati. And they’ve tapped into savings they typically rely…

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Harvard And Other Universities Turn Down Relief Funds Amid Swell Of Criticism

A statue of John Harvard, namesake of Harvard University, wears a face mask last month on the school’s campus in Cambridge, Mass. Collin Binkley/AP hide…

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Trauma On The Pandemic’s Front Line Leaves Health Workers Reeling

A fatigued health worker takes a moment outside the Brooklyn Hospital Center in April. Many hospital workers these days have to cope with horrific tragedies…

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Iran Hopes Slowing Rise Of COVID-19 Cases Means The Worst Is Over

Iranians shop at the Grand Bazaar in Tehran on April 20. This week officials allowed major shopping areas to reopen, prompting a warning from Tehran’s…

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‘Sadly He Is Not With Us’: Family Mourns A Dad Who Denied, Then Died From, COVID-19

The family of John McDaniel, an Ohio man who died from COVID-19 after initially claiming the pandemic was overblown, is grieving this week. McDaniel’s wife…

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School Bus Driver: I Lost My Job Over The Dispatch Radio

Angelita Wynn, a school bus driver in Pittsburgh, says her abrupt layoff and the delay in jobless benefits has thrown her for a loop. Courtesy…

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Deluge Continues: 26 Million Jobs Lost In Just 5 Weeks

As more and more workers lose jobs, many states say they are seeing the trust funds used to pay unemployment benefits begin to run low….

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Blamed For Coronavirus Outbreak, Muslims In India Come Under Attack

Indian policemen stand guard on a deserted road in New Delhi as India remains under lockdown over the coronavirus. Yawar Nazir/Getty Images hide caption toggle…

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Virus Researchers Cast Doubt On Theory Of Coronavirus Lab Accident

The Wuhan Institute of Virology (above) has been the focus of the lab accident theory. Scientists interviewed by NPR said that all evidence points to…

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Opposition To Trump Likely To Motivate Young Voters, Poll Shows

President Trump receives very low marks from young Americans and appears to be a key factor motivating them to vote this year, according to a…

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