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Customers have been slow to reappear at some barber shops and restaurants in hard-hit suburbs.
The pandemic is changing how people see the expensive cities where they live, and new work-from-home policies are making it possible for some to move out.
Even in parts of the country that haven't been hit hard by the virus, hospitals are at risk of bankruptcy.
The 70-day quarantine is replaced by a patchwork of sometimes contradictory measures.
There was a strong current of resistance on Monday.
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The White House has decided not to put out its own economic projections this summer.
Senate lawmakers plan to unveil a bipartisan bill on Monday that would regulate contact-tracing and exposure-notification apps, seeking to ensure new digital tools meant to combat the coronavirus don’t come at the expense of users’ privacy.
We answer your most pressing personal finance questions on the economic fallout of covid-19.
The nine-team tournament will begin in late June and run until late July, but it's unclear whether many of the league's stars will participate.
Bogota officials say they’re protecting the people in the unauthorized Altos de la Estancia settlement. Residents say they have nowhere else to go.
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Viewing the pandemic as an unexpected trauma is a way to understand how covid-19 affects mental and emotional health — and how we all might grow through this experience.
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The hotel lobby has become a buzzy gathering place for guests and locals alike in recent years. In the age of social distancing, that model has to adapt.
The buzz of a packed restaurant can still be experienced — on screen.
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The elderly’s own online station breaks up the loneliness in vulnerable nursing homes.
Clients will wear masks and wait in cars, and may have to forgo shampooing and blow-drying.
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Two things – watchdogs and sunset provisions – help prevent governments from restricting rights indefinitely.
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In Venice, hopes for another rebirth after the coronavirus outbreak
Businesses and residents of Venice were hoping to bounce back after historic flooding, but then came the coronavirus outbreak. What does the future hold now?
In Venice, hopes for another rebirth after the coronavirus outbreak
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The surreal experience of flying during the pandemic
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Fauci's testimony warning against reopening too soon, in less than 3 minutes
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Coronavirus anxiety is real. 'The Office's' Rainn Wilson has some breathing tips.
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