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Gilead says drug helped moderately ill coronavirus patients

Gilead says drug helped moderately ill coronavirus patients

A California biotech company says its experimental drug remdesivir improved symptoms when given for five days to moderately ill, hospitalized patients with COVID-19.
Music industry calls for Black Out Tuesday amid unrest

Music industry calls for Black Out Tuesday amid unrest

NEW YORK — The music industry is planning to turn off the music and hold a day to reflect and implement change in response to the death of George Floyd and the killings of other black people.
Review: 'The Book of Rosy' is one woman's tale at the border

Review: 'The Book of Rosy' is one woman's tale at the border

“The Book of Rosy: A Mother’s Story of Separation at the Border,” by Rosayra Pablo Cruz and Julie Schwietert Collazo (HarperOne) It’s easy to see why people in Guatemala and other Central American nations are willing to leave what little they have fo
A superhero kid with autism shines in new PBS Kids' series

A superhero kid with autism shines in new PBS Kids' series

NEW YORK — There's a new crop of superheroes coming to our TV this summer but they may need a little seasoning. After all, they're only in elementary school.
Liz Weston: Take control now with advance medical directives

Liz Weston: Take control now with advance medical directives

If you get COVID-19 and struggle to breathe, would you want to be put on a ventilator? Whatever your answer, ask yourself another question: Who would make your wishes clear if you couldn’t speak for yourself? Advance directives — an umbrella term tha

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.

Answering some of the frequently asked questions about COVID-19

With COVID-19 now affecting the lives of Canadians on so many levels, people across the country are seeking answers to numerous important questions they have about the novel coronavirus. Here are answers to some frequently asked questions.
History, right now: Echoes of 1968, and other American years

History, right now: Echoes of 1968, and other American years

The streets were on fire as National Guard troops streamed into American cities. The shouts were soaked in anger and anguish: “We’re sick of it!” There was dark talk of “radical agitators.” Violent outbursts and arrests piled up across the republic.
AMERICAN DIARY: To be black and a journalist at this moment

AMERICAN DIARY: To be black and a journalist at this moment

For many Americans, “space” means leaving the Earth’s atmosphere and exploring the galaxy. They think of this weekend’s SpaceX launch. Or going where no one has gone before on “Star Trek.
Sweats are in, slacks are out: Could 'work-leisure' become business as usual?

Sweats are in, slacks are out: Could 'work-leisure' become business as usual?

Every morning when Ariella Baron searched her closet for something to wear to work, she would mentally scroll through her schedule to calibrate her outfit to the tasks the day had in store for her.