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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
Mass gatherings, erosion of trust upend coronavirus control

Mass gatherings, erosion of trust upend coronavirus control

NEW YORK — Protests erupting across the nation over the past week — and law enforcement's response to them — are threatening to upend efforts by health officials to track and contain the spread of coronavirus just as those efforts were finally gettin

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.
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.
Coronavirus protest concert blocked by Utah judge

Coronavirus protest concert blocked by Utah judge

SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah judge blocked a concert protesting coronavirus restrictions Friday, siding with county health officials who said the event expected to attract thousands of people could worsen the pandemic.