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Coronavirus Live Updates: States Plead for Resources and Order Residents to Stay Home

Shortages, stay-at-home orders and sobering economic predictions. The coronavirus continued its punishing march on Tuesday as more United States governors…

Cooped-Up Children Lose Refuge as N.Y.C. Playgrounds Are Closed

All New York City’s playgrounds were ordered shut on Wednesday to slow the spread of the coronavirus — a move…

Ellis Marsalis Jr., Jazz Pianist and Patriarch of a Musical Family, Dies at 85

Ellis Marsalis Jr., a prominent New Orleans jazz pianist and patriarch who mentored four musician sons, died on Wednesday at…

Opinion | Coronavirus Lockdown: We’re Not Wired to Be This Alone

I called Blazer and then Holt-Lunstad to ask whether more creative and consistent use of digital communication could significantly lift…

Man Wanted in 3 Killings Is Locked in Armed Standoff on Florida Highway

A man accused of killing three people in Georgia was locked in an armed standoff with the authorities on a…

Live Coronavirus News and Updates

Senator Bernie Sanders called Wednesday for Wisconsin, the only state forging ahead with an in-person primary this month, to postpone.…

Why the Global Recession Could Last a Long Time

LONDON — The world is almost certainly ensnared in a devastating recession delivered by the coronavirus pandemic. Now, fears are…

Wall Street Starts Second Quarter With a Plunge: Live Updates

Stocks drop as investors brace for more damage to come. Wall Street is back in selling mode. Faced with grim…

Live Stock Market Tracker During Coronavirus Pandemic

Automakers report a sharp drop in sales. Automakers reported a plunge in new-vehicle sales as fear of the coronavirus and…

28 Texas Students Have Coronavirus After Spring Break Trip

AUSTIN — Two weeks ago, amid the global coronavirus pandemic, about 70 students from the University of Texas at Austin…