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Social Distancing Or Quarantined: How Are You Spending Your Time?

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| As you're working from home or under quarantine, what are you doing to cope and entertain yourself or your family?

White House Tells Federal Workers To Avoid All Travel That Is Not 'Mission Critical'

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The White House Office of Management and Budget issued new guidance on Saturday telling federal workers to suspend all work travel unless absolutely necessary to help avoid the risk of coronavirus.

The Struggle To Keep Vulnerable Seniors Safe In A Large Coronavirus Cluster

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A new containment zone in New Rochelle, N.Y., is designed to slow the spread of coronavirus, but officials worry about it reaching seniors, especially those living in nursing homes.

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Coronavirus Hit This Long-Term Care Facility Hard, But Moving Residents Isn't Easy

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Family members of residents at Life Care Center outside Seattle where as many as 25 people have died, are anxiously watching their loved ones, infected with coronavirus, linger at the facility.

The U.S. Investigates Possible Civilian Deaths During Baghdadi Raid In Syria

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The military is conducting a credibility assessment of claims of civilian casualties during the U.S. operation against ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

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Prisons And Jails Worry About Becoming Coronavirus 'Incubators'

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Inmates and guards don't have the option of staying home during a coronavirus outbreak, so detention centers risk becoming "incubators" for the disease. Some are scrambling to mitigate the risk.

Rural Towns Insulated From Coronavirus Now May Take A Harder Hit Later

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The coronavirus will likely take longer to reach remote rural communities but may be more devastating. Though there may not be public transit or big crowds, rural areas are vulnerable in other ways.

The Coronavirus Outbreak And The Challenges Of Online-Only Classes

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To slow the coronavirus, colleges are canceling in-person classes and shifting to online only. How do students and faculty adapt, and what gets lost in the shift away from gathering in classes?

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Travel Restrictions Spread As Coronavirus Pandemic Widens

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President Trump's decision to bar visitors from Europe has been followed by new restrictions in other nations. Here's a survey of which doors are being closed to travelers and where.