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Adopt a grandparent: Young help the old in Bolivian pandemic

Adopt a grandparent: Young help the old in Bolivian pandemic

LA PAZ, Bolivia — Sergio Royela lived far from his parents in Bolivia and was concerned how they were faring in the quarantine imposed by interim President Jeanine Áñez to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
'Everyone has a story': How will world remember pandemic?

'Everyone has a story': How will world remember pandemic?

CHICAGO — Artist Obi Uwakwe was driving through Chicago’s empty streets, camera on his lap to document life during COVID-19, when he saw something that made him stop: a casket being carried out of a church while a few mourners stood by, their faces c
'Everyone has a story': How will world remember pandemic?

'Everyone has a story': How will world remember pandemic?

CHICAGO — Artist Obi Uwakwe was driving through Chicago’s empty streets, camera on his lap to document life during COVID-19, when he saw something that made him stop: a casket being carried out of a church while a few mourners stood by, their faces c
Science summary: A look at novel coronavirus research around the globe

Science summary: A look at novel coronavirus research around the globe

Thousands of scientists around the world are working on problems raised by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Italy seeks to boost tourism by opening borders June 3

VENICE, Italy — The Italian government announced Saturday that it will throw open its borders next month, effectively ending Europe’s longest and strictest coronavirus lockdown just as the summer tourism season gets under way.
Canada's 'inevitable' second wave of COVID-19 cases

Canada's 'inevitable' second wave of COVID-19 cases

TORONTO — No one knows when a fresh surge of COVID-19 cases will emerge in Canada, but experts agree numbers are poised to rise and could very well explode in surveillance blindspots.
Long weekend traditions missed as Canadians abide by COVID measures

Long weekend traditions missed as Canadians abide by COVID measures

The Victoria Day long weekend for Rob Watson meant friends, sunshine, barbecue, beer and a cottage. The 36-year-old laughingly remembers batting away black flies on morning runs in Port Stanley, Ont.
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.