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Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Varsity Flu

The coronavirus pandemic has left high school senior Sonja Gunderson dealing with much more than online classes and a virtual graduation.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Brazilian international student caught in US travel ban.

She has no idea when it will end or when she will get to attend Fordham University in person.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Easter Market goes back to its roots

Detroit's once bustling tourist attraction is now a small farmer's market.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

In Singapore, gay pride goes online

Instead of making a political statement in varying hues of pink, few Singaporeans attended small group gatherings in pink t-shirts.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

The Hair Room reopens

The Jersey City hair salon reopened this week after a three month shutdown.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Backyard music lessons

As long as the Seattle weather permits she plans to continue this way, leaving a hand sanitizer pump at the student’s piano and wiping down instruments after each lesson.

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Babies amongst the opioid crisis

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome is the fate of many babies born addicted to opioids.

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Staten Island paints “Black Lives Matter” on Richmond Street

It was the borough’s way of marking the commemoration of Juneteenth yesterday. 

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

My trip home during the pandemic

“I am taken onto an ambulance, without anyone explaining anything to me. I don’t know where it is taking me to.”

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Artists share virtual support for Black Lives Matter protests

Created both by amateurs and professionals, a vast collection of artworks rapidly spread on social media with hashtags such as #blacklivesmatter, #georgefloyd, #icantbreathe, #saytheirnames and #BLM.