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The Grand Ole Opry to play on in an empty theatre

The Grand Ole Opry to play on in an empty theatre

NASHVILLE — The Grand Ole Opry, the longest running radio show in history, is playing on through the coronavirus outbreak by returning to its roots.
Historian Niall Ferguson warns of contagion, online and off

Historian Niall Ferguson warns of contagion, online and off

NEW YORK — Historian Niall Ferguson has a knack for timing his TV projects. He debuted his examination of the global financial system in “The Ascent of Money” just as the 2008 economic crisis was hitting.
Johnny Depp's libel case against UK tabloid stalled by virus

Johnny Depp's libel case against UK tabloid stalled by virus

LONDON — Johnny Depp’s libel suit against British tabloid The Sun was put on hold Friday as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
NBC News technician dies from coronavirus

NBC News technician dies from coronavirus

NEW YORK — A technician who worked at NBC News' New York headquarters has died after testing positive for coronavirus, the network said on Friday.
US virus testing faces new headwind: Lab supply shortages

US virus testing faces new headwind: Lab supply shortages

WASHINGTON — First, some of the coronavirus tests didn't work. Then there weren't enough to go around.
Selma Online offers free civil rights lessons amid virus

Selma Online offers free civil rights lessons amid virus

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — The first attempt of the historic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, in 1965, led to police violence against peaceful African American demonstrators.
From window walks to balcony serenades, Canadians spread cheer during COVID-19 crisis

From window walks to balcony serenades, Canadians spread cheer during COVID-19 crisis

TORONTO — From children's window art to balcony serenades and porch portraits — Canadians are coming together while maintaining their distance to try to lift community spirits during the COVID-19 crisis.
Limit social media, hike communication as teen anxiety increases over COVID-19

Limit social media, hike communication as teen anxiety increases over COVID-19

Grade 11 student Yanni Troncoso's biggest fear has been that someone at her school will become infected with COVID-19 and the virus would spread quickly, sickening her and her friends.
COVID-19 Explainer: Should I keep away from others while walking? Prof says yes

COVID-19 Explainer: Should I keep away from others while walking? Prof says yes

Walking has been a welcome relief for people feeling cooped up in these unprecedented times of social distancing, but even this ordinary activity raises questions about what's appropriate when approaching fellow pedestrians.
Parents, police struggle to herd the young in virus outbreak

Parents, police struggle to herd the young in virus outbreak

Teen: “I can't stay here all day.