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Entertainment - Celebrated songwriter John Prine dead at 73 - Prolific songwriter John Prine has died of coronavirus complications at the age of 73. Prine, once called "the Mark Twain of American songwriting," received a lifetime Grammy achievement award earlier this year. Anthony Mason looks back at the musician's life and the huge footprint he left on American music history. updated 6M ago - 03:33

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John Prine, folk singer-songwriter, has died at age 73 -- Prine was hospitalized 12 days ago after suffering "a sudden onset of COVID-19 symptoms."

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Chicago theater entertains viewers at home - Theaters have gone dark as the world stays home to stop the spread of coronavirus. However, the curtain still goes up every night for those who remember the words of Shakespeare: "all the world's a stage." Dean Reynolds reports. 14H ago - 01:50

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Andrea Bocelli to sing at empty Duomo on Easter Sunday -- "Thanks to music, streamed live, bringing together millions of clasped hands everywhere in the world, we will hug this wounded Earth's pulsing heart," Bocelli said

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Online arts for kids: Museums, arts organizations bring the experience home -- Check out the lessons, interactive games, videos and audios perfect for homebound kids to explore art from museums and arts organizations around the world

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States backpedal on plastic-bag bans amid coronavirus panic -- Some states are taking harsh measures against reusable tote bags in grocery stores - but plastic can be just as dirty.

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Fighting to save his restaurant: "I have worked 21 days straight" -- Ed McFarland, owner of Ed's Lobster Bar in New York City, says he feels "fortunate" to still be in business.

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Gig worker unemployment benefits come with big loopholes -- Ride-hail drivers, delivery workers and creative freelancers could be barred from "expanded" unemployment benefits.

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Where can I buy a face mask? -- CDC advises that all Americans wear face coverings in public to contain the coronavirus. Here's where to find one.

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Wells Fargo stops taking small business stimulus loan applications -- Move by nation's No. 1 small business lender to cap total loans at $10 billion could hamper new federal relief program. -- Apr 6

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"Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli wants prison release to fight COVID-19 -- Disgraced pharmaceutical executive believes he's uniquely positioned to fight the coronavirus disease.

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Walmart sued by family of worker who died of COVID-19 -- Lawsuit alleges retailer failed to warn others after employee showed disease symptoms before being sent home and dying.

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Twitter's Jack Dorsey pledges $1 billion for virus relief efforts -- That's about a-third of his fortune and may be most any one person has given to that cause so far.

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Lowe's will close Easter Sunday to give workers a break -- CEO Marvin Ellison said the company wants to give employees "a much-deserved day off" to spend with family.

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Some auto insurers refunding premiums to drivers stuck at home -- An "unprecedented" decline in driving because of the coronavirus recession is reducing accident claims.

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For one small biz owner, staying afloat means painful job cuts -- Molly Moon has had to make many tough choices to keep her popular Seattle ice cream chain alive during the pandemic. -- Apr 2

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When will you get your federal stimulus check? -- Treasury Dept says up to 70 million Americans will receive their checks in mid-April, but others could wait months. -- Apr 3

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Which borrowers will - and won't - get help under stimulus law -- Got a loan? Here's who is getting a break on making payments under the $2 trillion stimulus law - and who isn't. -- Apr 2

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How much stimulus money will I get and when will I get it? -- $2 trillion stimulus bill includes payments for most Americans. Here's how to figure out how much you'll receive. -- Mar 30

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Walgreens to offer drive-thru coronavirus tests in 7 states -- Drugstore chain says it'll deliver results in less than 15 minutes to as many as 3,000 people a day.

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How to apply for a small business stimulus loan -- Companies with 500 or fewer workers that have been hurt by the pandemic are eligible for loans to cover payroll and bills. -- Apr 1

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Gin maker switched to sanitizer - now he can pay his 16 workers -- Some distillery owners say they are doing their part to fight coronavirus by making hand sanitizer for hospitals in need. -- Mar 27

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What coronavirus relief bill offers small businesses -- The $2 trillion package features forgivable loans and other aid to smaller employers. Some experts say it's not enough. -- Mar 25

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More Americans are working into old age -- A growing swath of seniors are working beyond 65, with many needing to supplement their paltry retirement savings.

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How gig economy workers can save for retirement -- Several types of plans are available, but figuring out which one is right for you can be confusing, so here's some help

9 months ago

When delaying your Social Security benefits pays off -- The impact of your age when you begin collecting benefits can be more financially significant than you think

9 months ago

Claiming Social Security too early costs Americans $3.4 trillion -- Only 4% of retirees claim the benefit at the optimal time. Everyone else is losing out on $111,000 per household

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Hardship withdrawals from your company's 401(k) -- The rules for hardship withdrawals are strict and the costs of taking money from your future retirement can be sky-high

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