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One of the hardest-hit facilities is in Oakdale, La. "They feel like they're sitting ducks," says Arjeane Thompson, whose boyfriend is an inmate. And staff are working overtime under the strain.

Social distancing is preventing families from gathering for the traditional Seder, so this year Passover will be different. Many Jews are planning virtual celebrations.

Gov. Tony Evers tried to postpone voting and extend the absentee deadline, but he was blocked by courts. Results for Tuesday's contests may not appear for days.

A spokesperson said American Airline's busiest flight out of LaGuardia Sunday only had 27 passengers and nine flights from JFK and LaGuardia had one passenger on each.

Four tigers and three lions at the Bronx Zoo all had one of the symptoms of a respiratory infection: a dry cough. What does this finding mean for cats and dogs?

On this broadcast of The National Conversation, we look at efforts in the U.S. to stop the coronavirus and answer questions about masks, ventilators and some of the difficult choices we're all facing.

The former Vatican treasurer was ordered released from prison, where he was serving a six-year sentence.

The best protection against the coronavirus would be a vaccine. But that's probably at least a year away, even if crash development programs succeed. What can be done in the meantime?

During an unannounced visit to the USS Theodore Roosevelt on Sunday, acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly tried justifying to its catcalling crew members his sacking of their skipper.

For employees who don't have their own face covering, the company created a tutorial on how to create one using store supplies.

Airbus and Boeing halt production of its jets because of the coronavirus. Orders for new planes have fallen as air travel has plummeted due to the pandemic.

Gov. Asa Hutchinson is one of the few governors who hasn't issued a statewide stay-at-home order. He tells All Things Considered about the measures he says do more to slow the virus's spread.

Some animals live longer than they should for their size. Some have shorter lives. And others don't appear to age at all.

The Food and Drug Administration says it has not authorized any at-home tests for the coronavirus. After one company started selling an at-home test in March, the city attorney of Los Angeles sued.



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