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  1. The U.S. Tried to Build a New Fleet of Ventilators. The Mission Failed. Business, Today

    As the coronavirus spreads, the collapse of the project helps explain America’s acute shortage.

  2. The Week in Business: Throwing Money at a Pandemic Business, Today

    As unemployment numbers broke a grim record, Congress rushed to pass a $2 trillion rescue bill.

  3. La biología está acelerando la digitalización del mundo en Español, Today

    El coronavirus está multiplicando exponencialmente nuestra dependencia de los dispositivos y de las grandes empresas tecnológicas (de Google a Netflix). La revolución está siendo completada por una pandemia.

  4. Rich Europeans Flee Virus for 2nd Homes, Spreading Fear and Fury World, Today

    In France and the rest of Europe, the affluent decamp cities to spend their confinement in vacation homes, widening class divides.

  5. Citing Coronavirus, Judge Orders Efforts to Release Migrant Children U.S., Today

    At least four children in government custody have tested positive for Covid-19, raising concerns about the virus’s spread in shelters.

  6. India’s Coronavirus Lockdown Leaves Vast Numbers of Migrants Stranded World, Today

    Hundreds of thousands of migrant laborers began long journeys on foot to get home. Most live and eat where they work, and the shutdown made them suddenly homeless.

  7. Coronavirus Live Updates: Trump Drops Idea of Quarantining New York Region World, Today

    India’s abrupt nationwide lockdown left hundreds of thousands of laborers homeless and prompted one of the largest migrations in the country’s modern history.

  8. James L. Dolan, the Knicks Owner, Tests Positive for the Coronavirus Sports, Yesterday

    Dolan is the first N.B.A. owner to publicly confirm

  9. How Much Should the Public Know About Who Has the Coronavirus? U.S., Yesterday

    Amid calls for more transparency, a debate is raging among public health experts over how much data on the spread of the virus should be released.

  10. Figuring Out Home Schooling in the Age of Coronavirus U.S., Yesterday

    Two journalists, with five children between them, discuss what life is like with schools closed and kids at home.

  11. FEMA Says at Least 7 People at the Disaster Agency Have the Coronavirus Climate, Yesterday

    Union officials at FEMA say they would like to know where they work in order to warn other employees who might be exposed and to avoid putting the public at added risk.

  12. National Enquirer Publisher Is Cutting Employees’ Pay Business, Yesterday

    American Media is the latest media outlet to announce cuts as the coronavirus has shaken the economy and the advertising market.

  13. Tokyo Olympics Organizers Considering July 2021 for Opening Ceremony Sports, Yesterday

    The 2020 Summer Games, postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic, would start July 23, 2021, under a plan organizers are considering.

  14. ‘¿Cuáles son los síntomas?’, ‘¿Hay una cura?’ y otras preguntas sobre el virus en Español, Yesterday

    Si te sientes enfermo y preocupado de que se trate del coronavirus, esto es lo que puedes hacer.

  15. U.S. Civil Rights Office Rejects Rationing Medical Care Based on Disability, Age U.S., Yesterday

    Medical providers must not engage in “ruthless utilitarianism” in deciding who gets lifesaving treatment for the coronavirus, a federal civil rights officer warned.

  16. U.S. Civil Rights Office Rejects Rationing Medical Care Based on Disability, Age U.S., Yesterday

    Medical providers must not engage in “ruthless utilitarianism” in deciding who gets lifesaving treatment for the coronavirus, a federal civil rights officer warned.

  17. Rhode Island Pulls Over New Yorkers to Keep the Virus at Bay U.S., Yesterday

    Police and National Guard troops are deployed to warn visitors they must self-quarantine, as local resentment builds toward people fleeing coronavirus hot spots.

  18. Finding Comfort in a Bottle of Familiar Wine Food, Yesterday

    In times of fear and anxiety, we find solace in foods that conjure up memories and emotions. Why not wines?

  19. N.Y.C.’s 911 System Is Overwhelmed. ‘I’m Terrified,’ a Paramedic Says. New York, Yesterday

    With coronavirus cases mounting, emergency workers are making life-or-death decisions about who goes to a hospital, and who is left behind.

  20. The Race for Virus Money Is On. Lobbyists Are Standing By. U.S., Yesterday

    Companies see the outbreak as a chance to cash in, do some good, or both. Among the early winners: the Washington influence industry.

  21. Instacart Shoppers Plan to Strike Over Coronavirus Protections Business, Yesterday

    As many as 200,000 workers could walk off the job unless demands for improved equipment and hazard pay are met.

  22. ‘Women Will Not Be Forced to Be Alone When They Are Giving Birth’ Parenting, Yesterday

    In response to some private hospitals’ decision to bar partners, New York will order all hospitals to allow partners in delivery rooms, despite the coronavirus risk.

  23. Germany Has Relatively Few Deaths From Coronavirus. Why? Opinion, Yesterday

    The country is not immune to the pandemic. So what explains its current low fatality rate?

  24. Who Killed Keylan Knapp? Opinion, Yesterday

    My childhood friend has joined America’s “deaths of despair.”

  25. Rational Panic, but Also Rational Hope Opinion, Yesterday

    We need to recognize any signposts leading up and out.

  26. The U.S.’s Slow Start to Coronavirus Testing: A Timeline U.S., Yesterday

    Technical flaws, regulatory hurdles and failures of leadership impeded early screening in the United States, allowing the pandemic to spread.

  27. The Lost Month: How a Failure to Test Blinded the U.S. to Covid-19 U.S., Yesterday

    Aggressive screening might have helped contain the coronavirus in the United States. But technical flaws, regulatory hurdles and lapses in leadership let it spread undetected for weeks.

  28. With Coronavirus Disrupting College, Should Every Student Pass? U.S., Yesterday

    College students across the country are pushing to abolish grades, saying the only letters that matter now are C-O-V-I-D.

  29. Cuomo Postpones New York’s Primary Election to June 23 Because of Coronavirus U.S., Yesterday

    New York became the latest state to move its primary in an attempt to limit the risk of spreading the virus.

  30. Medical Expert Who Corrects Trump Is Now a Target of the Far Right Technology, Yesterday

    Dr. Anthony Fauci, the administration’s most outspoken advocate of emergency virus measures, faces a torrent of false claims that he is mobilizing to undermine the president.

  31. Alone on the Road, a Trucker’s Long Haul as America Fights the Virus U.S., Yesterday

    Darrell Woolsey does not know when he will go home to Wyoming and his wife and three children.

  32. How the Young Deal With the Coronavirus Opinion, Yesterday

    High school and college students urge their cohort to take the threat seriously, and adults reassure the young that past adversities and uncertainties have been overcome.

  33. A Unanimous Senate Vote That Nobody Seemed to Agree On U.S., Yesterday

    Lawmakers unanimously approved a historic government aid package, but the debate was vicious.

  34. Trump to Issue Travel Advisory for N.Y. Region, Backing Off Quarantine Threat U.S., Yesterday

    The suggestion of a quarantine, which would have been a drastic exercise of power, drew swift condemnation and surprised top officials in the area.

  35. Coronavirus Crisis Awakens a Sleeping Giant: China’s Youth World, Yesterday

    How the ruling Communist Party manages the coming months will help shape how hundreds of millions of young people see its authoritarian political bargain for decades to come.

  36. When the Mundane Becomes Heroic Opinion, Yesterday

    These are the people still working on a single block in Manhattan.

  37. We Can Safely Restart the Economy in June. Here’s How. Opinion, Yesterday

    Get tough now. Test widely to isolate those infected, and slowly revive businesses with workers and customers who have developed immunity.

  38. Virus as Metaphor Opinion, Yesterday

    There’s a long history of illness being used to stoke hatred. We cannot succumb to it now.

  39. Covid-19 Brings Out All the Usual Zombies Opinion, Yesterday

    Why virus denial resembles climate denial

  40. Covid-19 Brings Out All the Usual Zombies Opinion, Yesterday

    Why virus denial resembles climate denial.

  41. Race/Related: Covid-19 and the Collapse of America’s Welfare State U.S., Yesterday

    “In the United States, people are supposed to survive on their own. Those who cannot, are often left to sink.”

  42. Coronavirus May Add Billions to the Nation’s Health Care Bill Health, Yesterday

    Insurance premiums could spike as much as 40 percent next year, a new analysis warns, as employers and insurers confront the projected tens of billions of dollars in additional costs of treating coronavirus patients.

  43. They Celebrated Basketball and a Birthday. Then Came Coronavirus. Sports, Yesterday

    A tight social circle bound by New York City basketball is hit hard by Covid-19, with two dead and others ailing.

  44. New Orleans Restaurants, Used to Disasters, Reckon With Something Worse Food, Yesterday

    The dining and bar scene, so central to the city’s identity, emerged strong from Hurricane Katrina. But the coronavirus crisis is different.

  45. Taliban Attack Afghanistan Amid Growing Coronavirus Threat World, Yesterday

    Insurgents launched major assaults as preparations continued for a prisoner exchange and as diplomats worked to revive the peace plan.

  46. The New Rules of Running Now Well, Yesterday

    It’s difficult to balance the risks of exercising outside against the benefits.

  47. Trump Backtracks After Cuomo Criticizes Quarantine Idea New York, Yesterday

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo compared the president’s suggestion that he was considering a quarantine on the New York region to “a declaration of war on states.”

  48. Pandemic Mars Putin’s Coronation and Endangers Russia’s Veterans World, Yesterday

    President Vladimir Putin’s grand plans to celebrate the 75th anniversary of victory in World War II, and his own leadership, may be foiled by the coronavirus, which also threatens war heroes.

  49. April Bills Loom. The Economy Hangs on How Many Are Left Unpaid. Business, Yesterday

    With businesses and personal finances hit hard by a loss of income, the first of the month may mean triage in deciding what to pay.

  50. A Wall. A Ball. That’s All: Your New Social-Distancing Workout New York, Yesterday

    Long-ignored vertical slabs all over the city are having a moment.

  51. ‘We are Trying to Protect Our Own’: The Towns Keeping Part-Timers Out U.S., Yesterday

    Defenders of property rights find something else they want to defend: Their own communities.

  52. America Stress-Bought All the Baby Chickens Style, Yesterday

    In times of anxiety, we hoard the sources of eggs.

  53. As Virus Spreads, China and Russia See Openings for Disinformation U.S., Yesterday

    The two powers amplify discredited conspiracy theories and sow division as they look to undermine the United States.

  54. Parents Work on the Front Lines. Where Do Their Children Go All Day? New York, Yesterday

    An experimental program attempts to fill the void of shuttered public schools.

  55. Bring in the Robot Cleaners: Travel Industry Innovations for the Pandemic Travel, Yesterday

    “Private” hotels, online tour-company teasers for future travelers, and other ways that travel companies are keeping their businesses alive.

  56. They Survived the Spanish Flu, the Depression and the Holocaust New York, Yesterday

    Two extraordinary women — one 101, the other 95 — lived through the worst of the 20th century. They have some advice for you.

  57. Panic Buying Comes for the Seeds Style, Yesterday

    I’m clearly not the only one who is desperate to garden.

  58. Grappling With the Impact of Coronavirus: This Week in the 2020 Race U.S., Yesterday

    Joe Biden tries to break through, Bernie Sanders signals he’s staying in and another Super Tuesday (of sorts) emerges.

  59. An Actual Virus Sobers the Goofy Age of ‘Going Viral’ Style, Yesterday

    How could we so heedlessly appropriate a medical term?

  60. Larry Kramer, AIDS Warrior, Takes on Another Plague New York, Yesterday

    As his onetime foe and current friend, Dr. Anthony Fauci, confronts the coronavirus, the writer and activist watches history repeat itself.

  61. How a College Final Became a Lesson in Survival Books, Yesterday

    When Covid-19 struck, Stanford closed its classrooms. The novelist Daniel Mason turned his students’ last assignment into an exercise for staying well.

  62. As Pandemic Rages, Sri Lanka’s President Pardons a War Criminal World, Yesterday

    Rights groups accused President Gotabaya Rajapaksa of taking advantage of the global chaos to free a soldier convicted of killing civilians.

  63. Frightened by Coronavirus, Many of U.K.’s Poles Are Heading Home World, Yesterday

    They say the government’s slow response and a creaking health service contrast poorly with Poland’s health system and aggressive actions. The epidemic also put many of them out of work.

  64. In the Coronavirus Fight in Scandinavia, Sweden Stands Apart World, Yesterday

    The country has drawn global attention with an unorthodox approach while its neighbors have imposed extensive restrictions.

  65. Coronavirus Live Updates: Trump Says a Quarantine ‘Will Not Be Necessary’ World, Yesterday

    At least 17 states reported tallies of at least 1,000 infections. Illinois reported the first known U.S. death of an infant with the virus.

  66. Trump Suggests He Can Gag Inspector General for Stimulus Bailout Program U.S., March 27

    In a signing statement, the president undermined a key safeguard Democrats had insisted upon as a condition of approving $500 billion in corporate relief in the $2 trillion law.

  67. Analyzing the Patterns in Trump’s Falsehoods About Coronavirus U.S., March 27

    For months, the president has downplayed the severity of the pandemic, overstated the impact of his policies and potential treatments, blamed others and tried to rewrite the history of his response.

  68. A Silent Spring Is Saying Something Opinion, March 27

    The eerie inhumanity of Donald Trump.

  69. Un ejército de costura cose mascarillas para Estados Unidos en Español, March 27

    Los hospitales, desbordados, enfrentan una aguda escasez de cubrebocas y la gente ha puesto sus máquinas de coser al servicio de la causa.

  70. One Continent, Two Very Different Political Responses to the Pandemic World, March 27

    Leaders across the spectrum in Canada have generally set aside differences when it comes to the current health crisis.

  71. Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today U.S., March 27

    After erupting on the coasts, the outbreak is swiftly making its way inland.

  72. Locked Out of the Virtual Classroom Opinion, March 27

    The coronavirus pandemic has forced a nationwide reckoning with the lack of internet connectivity and devices for students.

  73. In This Emergency, Mom Knows Best Opinion, March 27

    Words of wisdom and experience, and a few humbling ones, too.

  74. ‘We Have Lost It All’: The Shock Felt by Millions of Unemployed Americans U.S., March 27

    One day there was a job. The next day it was gone. 

  75. For Dr. Deborah Birx, Urging Calm Has Come With Heavy Criticism U.S., March 27

    The White House’s coronavirus response coordinator drew criticism for comments she made about ventilator shortages, and for gushing praise of President Trump.

  76. Are You Pregnant and Concerned About Coronavirus? Tell Us Your Concerns. U.S., March 27

    We’d like to hear your concerns about bearing a child during the coronavirus pandemic. Please fill out our brief form, and a reporter may respond to you.

  77. Has Coronavirus Affected Your Fertility Treatments? Tell Us Your Concerns. U.S., March 27

    If you’ve had to cancel a fertility treatment because of coronavirus, we’d like to hear from you. Please fill out this form.

  78. M.L.B. and Players’ Union Lay Out Framework to Navigate Suspended Season Sports, March 27

    The deal addresses issues including players’ service time and free agency, and how to handle the postseason in case a shortened season can be played.

  79. Special Episode: Jody’s Playlist Podcasts, March 27

    A writer for The Times Magazine takes us through the music that’s been moving him lately.

  80. Future Players Take a Big Hit as M.L.B. Navigates a Crisis Sports, March 27

    The baseball draft could be drastically reduced in a deal cut with the players’ union to address complications of the game’s suspension.

  81. Let’s ‘Kick Coronavirus’s Ass’ Opinion, March 27

    In this nightmarish moment, we’re feeling warm and fuzzy about the cold and calculating Andrew Cuomo.

  82. Let’s ‘Kick Coronavirus’s Ass’ Opinion, March 27

    In this nightmarish moment, we’re feeling warm and fuzzy about the cold and calculating Andrew Cuomo.

  83. More Americans Should Probably Wear Masks for Protection Health, March 27

    Experts have started to question whether masks may offer at least some protection to healthy individuals and essential workers.

  84. More Americans Should Probably Wear Masks for Protection Health, March 27

    Experts have started to question whether masks may offer at least some protection to healthy individuals and essential workers.

  85. New Rochelle, Once a Coronavirus Hot Spot, May Now Offer Hope New York, March 27

    “Everybody talks about flattening the curve, and I think that’s exactly what we were able to do,” a health official said.

  86. Coronavirus Cases, Concentrated on the Coasts, Now Threaten America’s Middle U.S., March 27

    Mayors, county executives and governors are sounding the alarm, and struggling for the right response, as the toll of the virus grows.

  87. ‘We Find Ourselves Afraid.’ The Pope Confronts Coronavirus. World, March 27

    The virus is inside the walls of the Vatican, which has canceled public participation in Easter ceremonies, is testing scores of people and considering isolating measures for Pope Francis.

  88. For Farmers, Stimulus Bill Means Subsidies Continue to Flow U.S., March 27

    The bill allots as much as $23.5 billion in assistance to farmers, a key constituency of President Trump’s, in the middle of an election year.

  89. Shielding the Fetus From the Coronavirus Health, March 27

    New studies suggest the virus can cross the placenta, but newborns have been mildly affected if at all.

  90. Fed Releases Details of BlackRock Deal for Virus Response Business, March 27

    BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, will earn relatively modest fees for helping the Federal Reserve run a bond-buying program to steady markets unsettled by the pandemic.

  91. At Two Fashion Resale Warehouses, Workers Fear for Their Safety Style, March 27

    As New Jersey orders nonessential workers to stay home to fight the spread of the new coronavirus, employees of the RealReal, a luxury resale company, wonder just what is “essential.”

  92. Trump Signs Historic $2 Trillion Coronavirus Relief Bill Video, March 27

    President Trump signed into law the largest economic stimulus package in modern American history, backing a $2 trillion measure designed to respond to the coronavirus pandemic.

  93. They Were Meant to Be the Season’s Big Books. Then the Virus Struck. Books, March 27

    With stores temporarily shut down and other industry disruptions, some of the most anticipated titles of the spring are being pushed back to later in the year.

  94. It’s Too Late to Avoid Disaster, but There Are Still Things We Can Do Opinion, March 27

    Our leaders need to speak some hard truths and then develop a strategy to prevent the worst.

  95. Trish Regan, Fox Business Host Who Dismissed Virus Concerns, Departs Business, March 27

    The host of “Trish Regan Primetime” had said concerns about the coronavirus were “yet another attempt to impeach the president.”

  96. In Time of Quarantine, Zwirner Shares Online Platform With Smaller Galleries Arts, March 27

    Twelve New York galleries will each present two works by a single artist in Zwirner’s digital viewing room.

  97. Are You a Health Care Worker in the New York Area? Tell Us What You’re Seeing. New York, March 27

    We want to talk to doctors, nurses, lab technicians — anyone who can share what they're seeing in the region’s hospitals and health care centers.

  98. What Is the Role of Criticism in a Crisis? Arts, March 27

    The coronavirus pandemic has upended the world, and the arts are reeling. Pop music critics are asking (and facing) hard questions.

  99. A Heart Attack? No, It Was the Coronavirus Health, March 27

    Cardiologists are seeing infected patients whose worst symptoms are not respiratory, but cardiac.

  100. Alan Finder, 72, Unflappable Newspaper Journalist, Dies Obituaries, March 27

    At The Times, he vitalized what in lesser hands might have been benumbing explications of property tax assessments and revisions of the City Charter.

  101. China Pushes to Churn Out Coronavirus Gear, Yet Struggles to Police It Business, March 27

    Factories sprang up or retooled to make equipment. But complaints in Spain over Chinese-made tests highlight the difficulties of regulating quality.

  102. ‘God Knows How Many People We Infected’: New Rules Aim to Get Exposed Passengers Home U.S., March 27

    Four people died on the Zandaam cruise ship after it was turned away in Chile. The United States is easing protocols to help speed cruise passengers home. But can that be done safely?

  103. Romi Cohn Saved 56 Jewish Families. Coronavirus Took His Life Obituaries, March 27

    Mr. Cohn was only 15 when he began rescuing Jewish families in Czechoslovakia in 1944.

  104. Dez-Ann Romain, Educator with Grit and Heart, Dies at 36 Obituaries, March 27

    Ms. Romain ran a school for young people who fared better in a smaller setting; she was the first school employee in New York City to die of the coronavirus

  105. He Had Coronavirus. Now He’s Jobless and Afraid to Hug His Children. New York, March 27

    Weeks after he became one of the first New Yorkers to test positive for the illness, a Queens man says his “nightmare isn’t over.”

  106. Dave Edwards, College Basketball Assist Wizard, Dies at 48 Obituaries, March 27

    Edwards holds the single-season assist record for Texas A&M, where he starred for three years.

  107. Jenny Polanco, Fashion Designer with a Caribbean Palette, Dies at 62 Obituaries, March 27

    A breakthrough Dominican designer of clothing, jewelry and accessories, she worked across the Caribbean and in Paris and New York.

  108. Arnold Obey, 73, Educator and Marathoner, Dies Obituaries, March 27

    Mr. Obey was a veteran school principal who took to marathoning and kept at it — 38 times in a row in the New York City Marathon.

  109. What the Coronavirus Means for Climate Change Opinion, March 27

    Lockdowns and distancing won’t save the world from warming. But amid this crisis, we have a chance to build a better future.

  110. Some U.S. Cities Could Have Coronavirus Outbreaks Worse Than Wuhan’s Interactive, March 27

    Four ways to measure the size of the outbreak across U.S. metro areas.

  111. Thomas Massie, House’s ‘Mr. No,’ Tries to Force Vote on Coronavirus Aid Bill U.S., March 27

    The Kentucky libertarian’s tactics failed, but not before forcing lawmakers back to the Capitol for passage of the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package, infuriating them and President Trump.

  112. For Divorced Parents, Navigating Coronavirus Is a Balancing Act Parenting, March 27

    What if a parent gets too sick? Or a child gets infected? “It’s just awkwardly, incredibly daunting now.”

  113. ‘Your Health or the Right to Vote’: A Battle in Wisconsin as Its Primary Nears U.S., March 27

    As many states postpone primaries amid the coronavirus outbreak, Wisconsin is plowing ahead with plans to vote on April 7. Now the governor wants to send everyone an absentee ballot — in under two weeks.

  114. Love Letter: Countless ‘Goodbyes’ From the Front Lines Style, March 27

    Plus: Tending to a spouse with coronavirus.

  115. Pentagon Order to Plan for Escalation in Iraq Meets Warning From Top Commander World, March 27

    A secret Pentagon directive orders planning to try to destroy a militia group backed by Iran, but America’s top general in Iraq cautions of the risks.

  116. I Am Hospitalized With the Coronavirus Sunday Review, March 27

    As a generally healthy 45-year-old, I didn’t seem like a probable Covid-19 candidate.

  117. Desperate for Aid, Ukraine First Has to Fight Corruption World, March 27

    As the coronavirus attacks Ukraine’s economy, a critical $5.5 billion package from the I.M.F. is being held up over concerns about graft.

  118. One Shop Became a Lifeline for Rhode Island’s Solitary Clam Fishermen Food, March 27

    Restaurant closings have devastated the market for quahoggers, who are prohibited from selling directly to consumers.

  119. It’s Time to Talk About Death Opinion, March 27

    The coronavirus pandemic highlights how much we need to have conversations about end-of-life care.

  120. No Swimming Pools? No Sports to Announce? No Problem Sports, March 27

    Sports commentators and swimmers are having to get especially creative. Plus, we look at the sports weekend that would have been.

  121. How to Care for Someone With Coronavirus Video, March 27

    Most people will get COVID-19 at some point during the pandemic. Here’s how to care for someone with mild to moderate symptoms in your home.

  122. The Experience of Getting Tested for Coronavirus Health, March 27

    Here are some of the experiences and bits of advice from those who have been able to get tested.

  123. How Does the Coronavirus Compare With the Flu? Health, March 27

    As new cases appear in the U.S., some — including the president — have compared it to the seasonal flu. Here’s a close look at the differences.

  124. Flattening the Coronavirus Curve Science, March 27

    One chart explains why slowing the spread of the infection is nearly as important as stopping it.

  125. A Philadelphia Hospital Remains Closed as Talks Between the Owner and City Fall Apart U.S., March 27

    Hahnemann University Hospital could hold 500 patients with the coronavirus. But city officials said they could not pay the nearly $1 million a month the owner has requested.

  126. For Better Relations With Iran Opinion, March 27

    A reader who visited the country says emergency aid could help encourage change. Also: A Mets star’s surgery; social media in a pandemic.

  127. How You Can Make Your Home Safer Smarter Living, March 27

    Now that you are staying at home to protect yourself from spreading coronavirus, here’s what you need to do to protect your family as well.

  128. Don’t Need That $1,200 Stimulus Check? Here Are Places to Donate It. Smarter Living, March 27

    The federal government approved a $2 trillion stimulus package, which includes direct payments to millions of Americans to help get through the coronavirus outbreak. If you don’t need the money, here are some ideas to help you give it to someone in need.

  129. Real ID Deadline Delayed Until Late 2021 Because of Coronavirus U.S., March 27

    The original enforcement date was set for Oct. 1, 2020, but the federal, state and local response to the pandemic warranted a delay, according to the Department of Homeland Security.

  130. ‘White-Collar Quarantine’ Over Virus Spotlights Class Divide Business, March 27

    Child care options, internet access and extra living space leave a gulf between rich and poor in coping with disruptions to school and work.

  131. Mark Blum, a Familiar Face Off Broadway, Is Dead at 69 Theater, March 27

    Mr. Blum, who died of coronavirus complications, was also seen on Broadway; in “Crocodile Dundee” and other movies; and on numerous television shows.

  132. Three Cheers for Social Distancing Style, March 27

    A video out of northern Italy’s coronavirus lockdown has brought some joy to an increasingly anxious internet.

  133. Under Intense Criticism, Trump Says Government Will Buy More Ventilators U.S., March 27

    In another day of mixed messages, the president criticized G.M. and authorized the use of the Defense Production Act to force it to make ventilators after the company had already announced it was going to.

  134. How the N.F.L. Draft Process Works From Home Sports, March 27

    With in-person contact limited, teams are rethinking their typically rigorous approach to assessing prospects. “The organizations that handle the stress best will win,” one team executive said.

  135. The I.O.C. Let an Olympic Boxing Qualifier Happen Despite Virus Warnings Sports, March 27

    Seven people tested positive for the coronavirus after taking part in the European qualifying tournament for the Tokyo Games.

  136. Boris Johnson Should Have Taken His Own Medicine Opinion, March 27

    The British prime minister tested positive for Covid-19 and went into isolation, but not before doing untold damage and setting a bad example.

  137. Black Women Learn to Braid While Social Distancing Style, March 27

    With most of the nation under orders to stay inside and avoid social gatherings, many are turning to social media to learn new skills.

  138. With Most Coronavirus Cases in Africa, South Africa Locks Down World, March 27

    South Africa is now the epicenter of the pandemic in Africa, with more than 1,000 confirmed cases across the country’s nine provinces.

  139. ‘Dreamers’ Tell Supreme Court Ending DACA During Pandemic Would Be ‘Catastrophic’ U.S., March 27

    About 27,000 of the young undocumented immigrants who are part of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program work in health care, many of them on the front lines in the fight against the coronavirus.

  140. ‘Dreamers’ Tell Supreme Court Ending DACA During Pandemic Would Be ‘Catastrophic’ U.S., March 27

    About 27,000 of the young undocumented immigrants who are part of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program work in health care, many of them on the front lines in the fight against the coronavirus.

  141. How to Ease the Economic Pain of the Coronavirus Opinion, March 27

    Readers’ ideas include allowing tax-free 401(k) withdrawals, hiatuses on loan payments, rent forgiveness for businesses and paying household help, even in their absence.

  142. The Babies Were Delivered. No One Realized the Mothers Had the Virus. Parenting, March 27

    Two women at a N.Y. hospital ended up in intensive care after giving birth. They were infected with the coronavirus, which had been undetected when they were admitted.

  143. We Need More From Washington Opinion, March 27

    This crisis transcends party. Our states need support.

  144. Spring Culture Fell to Virus. In Oregon, Summer Theater Now Succumbs. Theater, March 27

    As nonprofits around the country cancel all spring programs, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival halts performances through Labor Day, and will lay off 80 percent of its staff.

  145. Should Biden Freak Out About the Trump Bump? Opinion, March 27

    He’s a nominee in perpetual waiting.

  146. Can the House Pass a $2 Trillion Stimulus by Voice Vote? Here’s How It Works U.S., March 27

    Leaders in both parties were hoping to pass the measure by voice vote, highly unusual for such consequential legislation. But the plan could collapse if even one lawmaker objects.

  147. Can the House Pass a $2 Trillion Stimulus by Voice Vote? Here’s How It Works U.S., March 27

    Leaders in both parties were hoping to pass the measure by voice vote, highly unusual for such consequential legislation. But the plan could collapse if even one lawmaker objects.

  148. 4 Bright Spots Amid the Gloom of Coronavirus U.S., March 27

    Gleams of hope do exist, epidemiologists and other experts say, and it’s important to remember them to stay resilient in difficult times.

  149. What Biden Can Do Opinion, March 27

    Three options on the politics of the coronavirus.

  150. Now Is the Time to Take Care of Your Lungs. Here’s How. Climate, March 27

    If you’re one of millions of Americans exposed to air pollution, you may be at a greater risk of catching the coronavirus — and of having a more severe infection.