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Iced coffees and orange juice: as schools remain shut, locker contents ripen

Iced coffees and orange juice: as schools remain shut, locker contents ripen

For months, their contents have sat locked up in the stale hallway air in schools across the country.
Virus lockdown gives Venice a shot at reimagining tourism

Virus lockdown gives Venice a shot at reimagining tourism

VENICE, Italy — In Venice, a city famous for being visited by too many and home to too few, children’s play now fills neighbourhood squares, fishermen sell their catch to home cooks, and water buses convey masked and gloved commuters to businesses pr
Judge orders Los Angeles to move thousands of homeless

Judge orders Los Angeles to move thousands of homeless

The city of Los Angeles and LA County must find shelter for thousands of homeless people who are living near freeways, a federal judge ordered Friday, saying their health is at risk from pollution, earthquakes and the coronavirus. U.S.
Little Richard to be buried at historically black college

Little Richard to be buried at historically black college

NASHVILLE — Rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Little Richard will be buried at Oakwood University, a historically black university in Huntsville, Alabama.
Age and pandemic: Time lost, plans cancelled, dreams deferred

Age and pandemic: Time lost, plans cancelled, dreams deferred

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Elizabeth Hubbart was booked for a cruise that followed the path of Lewis and Clark's expedition in the Pacific Northwest. Joel Demski was set to watch and cheer his grandson graduating from the Naval Academy.
US begins 'warp speed' vaccine push as studies ramp up

US begins 'warp speed' vaccine push as studies ramp up

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump vowed to use “every plane, truck and soldier” to distribute COVID-19 vaccines he hopes will be ready by year's end — even as the country's top scientists gear up for a master experiment to rapidly tell if any reall
Virus or not, if you open Jersey Shore beaches, they'll come

Virus or not, if you open Jersey Shore beaches, they'll come

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. — Somehow, after years of living underground and waiting for some unfathomable signal that it's time, cicadas suddenly know when it's time to surface and swarm.
Virus or not, if you open Jersey Shore beaches, they'll come

Virus or not, if you open Jersey Shore beaches, they'll come

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. — Somehow, after years of living underground and waiting for some unfathomable signal that it's time, cicadas suddenly know when it's time to surface and swarm.
Arkansas venue postpones concert ordered shut due to virus

Arkansas venue postpones concert ordered shut due to virus

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — An Arkansas theatre said Thursday it will postpone a country-rock concert that would have defied the state's ban on large gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic, days after health officials ordered the show shut down.
Arkansas venue postpones concert ordered shut due to virus

Arkansas venue postpones concert ordered shut due to virus

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — An Arkansas theatre said Thursday it will postpone a country-rock concert that would have defied the state's ban on large gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic, days after health officials ordered the show shut down.