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'The day the music died': Coronavirus tests New Orleans

'The day the music died': Coronavirus tests New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS — There were the great fires of 1788 and 1794 and the multiple yellow fever outbreaks of the 1800s. Hurricane Betsy hit in 1965, Hurricane Katrina in 2005, and the memories linger in New Orleans like remnants of a bad dream.

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON — Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows: ABC's “This Week" — White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow; Gov. John Bel Edwards, D-La.; former White House homeland security adviser Tom Bossert.
Hold the elevator? How to stay safe in close quarters during COVID-19

Hold the elevator? How to stay safe in close quarters during COVID-19

It's becoming an increasingly ambiguous scenario: the elevator door opens and someone is already inside.
New Mexico cancels national tourism campaign amid virus

New Mexico cancels national tourism campaign amid virus

The Santa Fe Plaza is empty. So are the narrow streets of the adobe-laden historic district in the heart of Albuquerque. The ski lifts are idle, the galleries are shuttered, and the fate of the summer art market season is uncertain.
Closed caskets, empty chairs at funeral home in virus centre

Closed caskets, empty chairs at funeral home in virus centre

NEW YORK — The caskets are often closed these days, the chairs for mourners largely empty at the Gerard J. Neufeld Inc. funeral home.
The Canadian Opera Company cancels the rest of its season amid outbreak

The Canadian Opera Company cancels the rest of its season amid outbreak

TORONTO — The Canadian Opera Company is dropping the rest of its 2019/2020 season amid the COVID-19 outbreak. General director Alexander Neef says the move was taken to protect its audiences, artists and staff from infection by the novel coronavirus.
Kotb cries on 'Today' show; Baby Shark takes on hand-washing

Kotb cries on 'Today' show; Baby Shark takes on hand-washing

From finding ways to help others cope to sheltering in place to cancelling events, here’s a look at some of the ways the entertainment industry is reacting to the spread of the coronavirus, which most people recover from but can cause severe illness
For nursing homes, symptoms aren't enough to tell who's sick

For nursing homes, symptoms aren't enough to tell who's sick

SEATTLE — An investigation at a Seattle-area nursing home concluded that symptoms aren't enough to identify who is infected once the coronavirus enters a long-term care facility.
Review: Deeper prowls, growls on stellar album 'Auto-Pain'

Review: Deeper prowls, growls on stellar album 'Auto-Pain'

Deeper, "Auto-Pain" (Fire Talk) Chicago-based Deeper fires on all cylinders on its sophomore album "Auto-Pain," delivering an energetic post-punk experience that excels by all measures.
Review: Sufjan Stevens and stepfather experiment on 'Aporia'

Review: Sufjan Stevens and stepfather experiment on 'Aporia'

Sufjan Stevens and Lowell Brams, "Aporia" (Asthmatic Kitty) Always one to experiment, multi-instrumentalist Sufjan Stevens has partnered with his stepfather Lowell Brams to turn in his first bona fide bomb with the positively pulse-less "Aporia.