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Coronavirus pandemic - For teenage friends, sudden loss of everyday routines is keenly felt - They gathered on the sidewalk in front of Emily's house, four 16- and 17-year-olds on bicycles, appearing one by one and rolling to a stop. The spaces they left between them — sofa-sized gaps, abnormally wide for close friends — were the only sign of a world flipped upside-down.

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'In the same boat': Retailers and landlords find some flexibility amid the crisis

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Trump says he's working to get protective supplies to Massachusetts

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The latest coronavirus numbers from Massachusetts

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Live Updates -- Tokyo Olympics rescheduled for July 23-Aug. 8 in 2021; #ClapBecauseWeCare planned for Friday -- Here are recent updates on what's happening in New England, the United States, and around the world.

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In states' coronavirus response, a red/blue divide - In the two cities of Bristol, the left side of a main road is in Virginia, the right side is in Tennessee and the yellow line down the middle of the road is both a state border and a new frontier in this country's uneven response to the coronavirus outbreak that often is breaking down along partisan lines.

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Biden and Trump in near tie as virus spreads, poll finds

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Innovation Economy -- It actually may be the end of the world as we know it -- A handful of business futurists and science-fiction writers were asked what they expect the world to be like after the pandemic starts abating.

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IDEAS | DAVID SCHARFENBERG -- 'The strong get stronger': The coronavirus pandemic will exacerbate some of the most worrisome trends in American life — unless we take action

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The latest numbers

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How to help

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For patients and workers alike, home health visits fraught with fears of coronavirus -- The rapid spread of COVID-19 is wreaking havoc on home health care workers and millions of disabled, ailing or elderly Americans who consider them a lifeline – often the difference between living independently or in a nursing home.

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In a time of social isolation, Mayor Walsh sends a message to those in recovery -- "I'm trying to send a subtle message that one day at a time, we'll all get through this,'' Mayor Walsh said.

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In navigating coronavirus pandemic, Massachusetts voters say they trust Baker — and Cuomo -- Nearly 80 percent of those surveyed approve of Governor Charlie Baker's handling of the outbreak, and 83 percent say they're getting the information they need out of state government. About half — 53 percent — say the federal government is doing the same, but far less have confidence in President Trump.

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Trump and Biden in near tie as virus spreads, poll finds

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Celtics' Marcus Smart says he has been cleared of coronavirus -- Smart was the lone member of the Celtics organization to test positive.

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Maine officials investigate report of tree being cut down to quarantine out-of-towners -- Authorities in Maine are investigating a report that several people had cut down a tree on the island of Vinalhaven to block a road so that some people would be quarantined in their home.

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Massachusetts opens online portal to manage protective equipment donations and sales

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A rainy week will bring us into April -- Most of the day Monday is dry with the chances of precipitation increasing throughout the afternoon and into the evening. Perhaps even more frustrating than the damp weather is going to be the chill in the air Monday as colder air works in from Northern New England.

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TAKING CARE - Love Letters presents Taking Care: Conversations with mental health professionals during COVID-19 - Advice columnist Meredith Goldstein interviews mental health professionals via Zoom during this time of social distancing. The video series kicked off with psychologist Monica O'Neal.

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New York's staggering coronavirus outbreak, in five charts

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How overwhelmed could New England hospitals become? Explore maps of different scenarios

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The US now has more confirmed cases of coronavirus than any other country. Here's how we got there

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The coronavirus tracker

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These maps track the path of coronavirus

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Does your mail have to be quarantined?

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With the coronavirus restrictions, can I travel by car?

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Do you need to stock up on bottled water? In a word, no.

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Yes, you can still get a package delivered

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stan grossfeld - 10 years after brain surgery, Ryan Westmoreland courageously carries on - The former Red Sox prospect uses his challenging experience to mentor players as an assistant coach at UMass-Dartmouth.

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Man in N.H. hurt after gun in waistband unintentionally discharges, police say

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25-year-old man killed in single-car crash in Waltham

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Man, 72, wounded in Hanukkah stabbings dies from injuries

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How the Greater Boston biomedical community is tackling the coronavirus

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Some good coronavirus news: genetic detectives are on the case

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At senior living homes, a heightened readiness as coronavirus looms

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Mass. insurers to cover full cost of coronavirus testing, treatment

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Keeping your hands clean in the time of coronavirus

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Access to this important coronavirus content is provided by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

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Sign up for our Cooking From Home newsletter - What do we cook during trying times? How do we think about food? For answers to these questions, along with plenty of delicious recipes, sign up for Cooking From Home, a two-week newsletter from food critic Devra First about cooking during coronavirus, starting this week.

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As coronavirus spreads, undocumented immigrants are losing jobs with no financial safety net -- Not a penny of the coronavirus recovery plan will go to millions of undocumented immigrants, many of whom work in the hardest-hit industries that include restaurants, hospitality, and retail.

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On Friday, a round of applause for doctors, nurses, grocery workers and others on the front lines of coronavirus -- Everyone from Beacon Hill to the Berkshires can participate in #ClapBecauseWeCare. Here's how: At 7 p.m. on Friday, open up a window, or stand in front of your house, and clap and whoop for five minutes as if J.D. Martinez just hit a home run in Fenway Park.

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Cutbacks for some doctors and nurses as they battle on the front line -- These financial cutbacks, coming in response to sudden shortfalls during the coronavirus outbreak, have triggered an outcry from doctors and nurses who are already working grueling shifts in demanding working conditions.

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Providence biotech firm is working on a coronavirus vaccine

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Third coronavirus death reported in Rhode Island; governor defends policy on New Yorkers

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What we learned from each of the battleground states we visited ahead of the 2020 election -- Who will win in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, and Wisconsin next year? The Globe's D.C. bureau spent time reporting in these crucial battleground states. This is what they found.

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Trump's evangelical support mystifies his critics, but in Wisconsin, it looks stronger than ever -- The president's personal behavior and some of his core political beliefs, including his hostility toward refugees, seem at odds with the major tenets of Christianity. But Trump's bond with evangelicals has proven to be remarkably resilient.

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Trump promised Wisconsin's farmers his trade wars would pay off. They're still waiting

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A Pennsylvania roofer loved Bill Clinton and voted for Obama. Here's how Trump lured him from the Democrats

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Prayers in Vegas, slumped shoulders in N.H. — inside the final days of Warren's campaign -- Elizabeth Warren reflected on what was happening in a series of behind-the scenes interviews with the Globe in the final month of her campaign.

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Education -- The Great Divide -- A new Globe initiative exploring the deep inequalities in our public education system, examining both the challenges and possible solutions to creating equal opportunity for all students.

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Seeing Red: A Globe Spotlight report on Boston's crippling traffic - We endure some of the nation's worst rush hour traffic. Our aging transit system is maddeningly unreliable. It is a crisis — a very slow moving crisis — that puts our region's economic prosperity at risk. Who is to blame? Can anything be done? The Globe Spotlight Team investigates.

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At the edge of a warming world -- On Cape Cod, climate change is already terrifyingly real -- Come with us as we explore the Cape to better understand what climate change is doing here, what it means for the future of this beloved place, and what the cost of inaction might be.

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EDITORIAL -- Coronavirus should be a testing ground for telemedicine's potential

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JEFF JACOBY -- A civil liberties pandemic

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Boston Infectious Disease Specialists -- Boston's infectious disease specialists' message to the public: Fighting coronavirus is a sprint — and a marathon

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MICHAEL A. COHEN -- The lesson of the coronavirus pandemic? Competence matters

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Alex Beam -- Wanna bet?

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IDEAS | MATTIA FERRARESI -- Lesson from Italy: As US coronavirus deaths climb, country should find way to honor the dead

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Surf's up in Narragansett: Riders are social distancing themselves on the waves

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17 PHOTOS OF THE CORONAVIRUS'S EFFECT AROUND THE WORLD

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Photos: Tom Brady's 20-year career with the Patriots

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Photos: Coronavirus concerns empty public spaces around the world

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SUNDAY'S CHILD -- Yomiah enjoys using sensory items

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Tom Coburn, the 'Dr. No' of Congress

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Coronavirus survives on surfaces up to 72 hours. Here's how to protect yourself

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'It's been kind of rough': Seattle ICU nurse shares her experience treating Covid-19 patients

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WHO to launch multinational trial to jumpstart search for coronavirus drugs

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Will immune therapies for the coronavirus be ready in time?

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Tacko Fall talks about his journey from Africa on '60 Minutes' -- The Celtics rookie discussed the unsavory world of human trafficking in basketball.

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Tacko Fall discusses his recruitment out of Africa to US

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Visa to continue Olympic sponsorships

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Watch live: Trump holds a coronavirus briefing

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Dispatches from the Edge -- Apocalypse preppers and survivalists aren't that worried

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Dispatches from the Edge -- How religious leaders are keeping the faith during coronavirus

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Miss Conduct -- How to maintain personal connections in times of distance

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Cooking -- Recipes: Three comforting soups for an unsettling time

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Who's the man behind the music at Fenway and Gillette? Meet TJ Connelly, Boston sports DJ

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Will Patriots trade or release any of their other top players, such as Stephon Gilmore?

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Surf's up in Narragansett: Riders are social distancing themselves on the waves

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Trump uses wartime act but GM says it's already moving fast

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City at center of China's virus outbreak gradually revives

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Instacart workers seek strike as jobs get busier, riskier

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Virus infections top 600,000 globally with long fight ahead

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Coronavirus crisis awakens a sleeping giant: China's youth

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Coronavirus-related deaths in the UK surpass 1,000

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Trump suggests he can gag inspector general for stimulus bailout program

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'Dreamers' tell Supreme Court ending DACA during pandemic would be 'catastrophic'

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Mass. delegation calls on Trump administration to resume visa processing for international health care workers

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Stuck-at-home Americans are getting robbed less often, but fighting more

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Stocks extend losses as toll from pandemic surges

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Amazon workers to strike at New York site over coronavirus concerns

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Libraries are closed, but they're still offering a vast selection of free entertainment and education

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater kicks off free streaming series

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Americans want medical marijuana dispensaries deemed 'essential' amid coronavirus outbreak, poll finds

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Marijuana industry is stepping up to help with coronavirus response, Colorado senator says

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Ohio AG rejects recreational pot issue lacking valid signers

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The Legislature should find a way to meet online

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The end of the global supply chain

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Not all global problems result from globalization

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Caledonia Spirits shuts down its bar and store, makes hand sanitizer

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Dishes you can make with what's on hand

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A certified sommelier will personally shop for you, and deliver to your door

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When students have to evacuate Spain in two days, emotions run high

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Why a Northampton family is staying put in Spain

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'Skip-gen' travel trend adds a new segment to the family vacation

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Hilary Mantel on re-reading

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'Too Much' draws a direct line from Victorian to contemporary restraints on women

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Speculation on the afterlife in 'Heaven and Hell'

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A summer camp that enabled the disabled

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R. Crumb's cartoon therapy; a cruel solution to overpopulation

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Extra-sensory perception from a trio of boundary pushers

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This week's TV: Late night's new look, drug lab scandals, and a sprawling WWII drama

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Rediscovering Ricky Gervais's hilarious BBC comedy 'Extras'

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'Will & Grace,' the finale — take two

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The epic dread of Bob Dylan's 'Murder Most Foul'

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From their homes to yours, sidelined Boston musicians are still putting on a show

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Where to hear Boston Lyric Opera's canceled 'Norma' production

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John Douglas Thompson to star in Shakespeare on the Common's 'Tempest'

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In Cameron Esposito's memoir, Boston 'plays a big role'

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Boston Ballet announces dancer promotions for the 2020-2021 season

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Get crafty with your holiday shopping at local fairs

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Hardiest hikers, campers don't come in from the cold

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Should Massachusetts exempt police body camera footage from state public records law?

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Architect Michael McKinnell, co-designer of Boston City Hall, dies at 84

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Terrence McNally, Tony-winning playwright, dies at 81 of coronavirus complications

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