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  1. 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?

  2. What Shakespeare Teaches Us About Living With Pandemics Opinion, Yesterday

    Plague erased social, gender and personal differences. Shakespeare responded by emphasizing people’s unique and inerasable difference. His work is a narrative vaccine.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

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

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

  8. ‘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.

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

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

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. 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.

  16. As Turkey Ends Inquiry, Prospects Dim for Justice in Khashoggi Killing World, March 27

    Efforts to hold Saudi officials accountable for the killing of the dissident journalist continue, but any punishment appears unlikely.

  17. T’s Most Transporting Travel Stories T Magazine, March 27

    Distance and solitude can make us feel more isolated than ever — but these tales of far-off locales provide something of a distraction.

  18. Boris Johnson Contracts Coronavirus, Rattling Top Ranks of U.K. Government World, March 27

    The British leader, who long resisted social distancing, is now isolating himself. But he said he would continue to lead the country’s response to the pandemic.

  19. After Exposing Corruption in Russian Courts, He’s Now in Jail Himself World, March 27

    Pretending to be a senior official, Sergei Davydov induced judges to fix cases, then revealed the conversations. Then the system struck back.

  20. Swiss Museum Settles Claim Over Art Trove Acquired in Nazi Era Arts, March 27

    The Kunstmuseum in Basel agreed to pay the heirs of a Berlin collector for 200 works he sold as he fled German persecution of Jews.

  21. Of ‘Covidivorces’ and ‘Coronababies’: Life During a Lockdown World, March 27

    Across the world, the pandemic is radically altering approaches to love, dating, sex and family relations.

  22. Capturing a World of Emptiness Reader Center, March 27

    How a team of photographers documented the quiet desolation of cities during the pandemic.

  23. The Toilet Paper Had Armed Guards, and Other Coronavirus Stories Business, March 27

    Small, striking moments from a pandemic.

  24. ‘We Take the Dead From Morning Till Night’ Interactive, March 27

    No country has been hit harder by the coronavirus than Italy, and no province has suffered as many losses as Bergamo. Photos and voices from there evoke a portrait of despair.

  25. FIFA Races Toward a Plan to Help Soccer Clubs Survive Shutdown Sports, March 26

    With leagues and clubs around the world scrambling to sort out issues from player compensation to future transactions, the global governing body is trying to provide a new framework.

  26. On Job Just 6 Weeks, U.K.’s Finance Chief Shines in Crisis World, March 26

    Britain’s chancellor, Rishi Sunak, a virtual unknown not long ago, is winning praise for leading the response to the virus.

  27. On Job Just 6 Weeks, U.K.’s Finance Chief Shines in Crisis World, March 26

    Britain’s chancellor, Rishi Sunak, a virtual unknown not long ago, is winning praise for leading the response to the virus.

  28. El preocupante efecto del coronavirus en las economías más vulnerables del mundo en Español, March 26

    Los capitales internacionales abandonan los mercados emergentes, por lo que las naciones más desfavorecidas reciben una gran parte del impacto económico causado por la pandemia.

  29. Art Basel Shifts to September Amid Coronavirus Concerns Arts, March 26

    The 50th edition of the world’s biggest modern and contemporary fair joins a growing list of canceled and postponed art events.

  30. Neanderthals Feasted on Seafood, Seabirds, Perhaps Even Dolphins Science, March 26

    Scientists say that a discovery in a seaside Portuguese cave further challenges popular images of Neanderthals as meat-eating brutes.

  31. Onetime Relic, Then Hipster Fad, Milkmen Embrace Flood of Clients World, March 26

    An industry that symbolized the distant past has grown in recent years. Now, with the coronavirus, milkmen are deluged with customers.

  32. A Paris Opera Conductor Comes Full Circle Arts, March 26

    Philippe Jordan talks about his new role in Vienna and his farewell to Paris: a new staging of Wagner’s “Ring,” which he conducted there in 2010.

  33. Europe Fumbled Coronavirus at First. Can It Manage the Pandemic Now? World, March 26

    A crisis that shut borders across the continent could yet end with a stronger European Union.

  34. Surging Traffic Is Slowing Down Our Internet Business, March 26

    With people going online more in the pandemic, internet traffic has exploded. That’s taking a toll on our download speeds and video quality.

  35. Boris Johnson Is Not Cut Out for This Crisis Opinion, March 26

    Britain needs a leader, not a joker.

  36. Europe’s Leaders Ditch Austerity and Fight Pandemic With Cash Business, March 26

    As Britain and the European Union respond to a public health emergency and economic crisis, they are abandoning dogmatic frugality and embracing Keynes.

  37. Coronavirus Helps Bring Down Kosovo’s Government, With Nudge From U.S. World, March 25

    Kosovo’s prime minister lost a no-confidence vote on Wednesday, partly because of disputes over how to respond to the pandemic. Critics say American diplomacy also played a role.

  38. Can You Become Immune to the Coronavirus? Health, March 25

    It’s likely you can, at least for some period of time. That is opening new opportunities for testing and treatment.

  39. Can It Still Be ‘Euro 2020’ in 2021? Sponsors Hope So Sports, March 25

    The coronavirus pandemic pushed the European Championship to 2021. For companies with warehouses full of Euro 2020 merchandise, it may be better to pretend nothing has changed.

  40. A Deluged System Leaves Some Elderly to Die, Rocking Spain’s Self-Image World, March 25

    Even amid the coronavirus crisis, the tragedy unfolding in Spain’s nursing homes has shocked a nation that takes pride in its reverence for older people and in its health care system.

  41. In Praise of a Normal, Boring Country Interactive, March 25

    A cartoonist finds solace in Estonia's grit, thrift, and good cheer.

  42. Britain Enlists an Army of Volunteers to Help Fight the Coronavirus World, March 25

    The government has recruited more than 400,000 people to care for senior citizens who have been told to stay at home for 12 weeks.

  43. Britain Enlists an Army of Volunteers to Help Fight the Coronavirus World, March 25

    The government has recruited more than 400,000 people to care for senior citizens who have been told to stay at home for 12 weeks.

  44. Britain’s Soap Operas Offer Escape From Coronavirus. For Now. Arts, March 25

    Filming has stopped on shows like ‘EastEnders’ and ‘Coronation Street,’ and episodes will air less frequently. Some fans are worried they’ll run out.

  45. Albert Uderzo, 92, Co-Creator of French Comic Series Asterix, Dies Arts, March 25

    He teamed up with the writer René Goscinny to create the mustachioed Gaul, whose adventures have sold hundreds of millions of comic books worldwide.

  46. Citing Virus, Putin Suspends Vote on Keeping Him in Power World, March 25

    President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia postponed a referendum on a constitutional change to term limits and ordered a weeklong national holiday to help halt the spread of the coronavirus.

  47. Citing Death Penalty, U.K. Court Blocks Giving Evidence on ISIS ‘Beatles’ to U.S. U.S., March 25

    The decision raised the question of whether the Trump administration will promise not to seek the execution of two ISIS detainees accused of abusing hostages.

  48. Far-Right Faction of German Populist Party Vows to Dissolve World, March 25

    The Wing, a group inside the Alternative for Germany party, promised to close down after a warning from the country’s intelligence service, but the change may be mostly cosmetic.

  49. Trapped at Sea by Covid-19 Lockdowns, Crew Members Plead for Help World, March 25

    The seafarers who deliver gas, food and medicine are being forced to keep working. They cannot leave the ship: ‘We want to go home.’

  50. Trapped at Sea by Covid-19 Lockdowns, Crew Members Plead for Help World, March 25

    The seafarers who deliver gas, food and medicine are being forced to keep working. They cannot leave the ship: ‘We want to go home.’

  51. Jane Goodall Is Self-Isolating, Too Science, March 25

    She’s in England, in the house she grew up in, and she has a few thoughts about chimpanzees, the coronavirus pandemic and the loo paper shortage.

  52. House Hunting in Belgium: A Restored Rectory on a Canal Real Estate, March 25

    In the Flemish tourist haven of Bruges, where the housing stock is slow to change, prices are rising along with demand.

  53. A Restored Rectory in Historic Bruges Slideshow, March 25

    This renovated four-bedroom house on a canal in the historic center of Bruges, Belgium, is on the market for $3.5 million.

  54. Turkey Indicts 20 Saudis in Jamal Khashoggi’s Killing World, March 25

    The dissident Saudi writer was killed in his country’s Istanbul consulate in 2018. But the Turkish case is unlikely to come to trial.

  55. Prince Charles Tests Positive for Coronavirus World, March 25

    He has been displaying mild symptoms, the palace said in a statement. A spokesman said the queen “remains in good health.”

  56. Death of Store Clerk in Italy Highlights Contagion’s New Front Line World, March 25

    The pandemic has turned people who fill often overlooked, low-paid jobs into unlikely heroes. They are also getting sick or dying.

  57. I Followed the U.K.’s Advice. Did I Spread Coronavirus? Opinion, March 25

    The symptoms are not as straightforward as Boris Johnson makes them seem.

  58. El coronavirus puede detenerse pero se necesitan medidas drásticas para lograrlo, dicen los expertos en Español, March 24

    Los científicos que han luchado contra otras pandemias describen las decisiones que se requieren para defenderse de un patógeno que se mueve con rapidez.

  59. Britain Locks Down to Stem the Coronavirus. More or Less. World, March 24

    A day of confusion and contradictory images as Britons struggled to adapt to the new rules, and sometimes just understand them.

  60. Michael Broadbent, Who Put Wine on the Auction Block, Dies at 92 Food, March 24

    At Christie’s in London, he essentially created the notion that wine could be auctioned like furniture or art. He was also an influential wine writer.

  61. Virus Knocks Thousands of Health Workers Out of Action in Europe World, March 24

    The thinning ranks of doctors and nurses, particularly in Spain, are hampering the ability to fight the epidemic, straining hospitals and raising fears that health workers are spreading the coronavirus.

  62. Virus Knocks Thousands of Health Workers Out of Action in Europe World, March 24

    The thinning ranks of doctors and nurses, particularly in Spain, are hampering the ability to fight the epidemic, straining hospitals and raising fears that health workers are spreading the coronavirus.

  63. Shortage of Virus Tests in U.K. Lures Profiteers and Con Artists World, March 24

    Private labs, clinics and opportunistic go-betweens have been snapping up diagnostic kits, often selling them at steep markups.

  64. Letter of Recommendation: Bog Bodies Magazine, March 24

    Mummified bodies from the bogs of Northern Europe reveal what the past can and cannot teach us.

  65. In World’s Most Vulnerable Countries, the Pandemic Rivals the 2008 Crisis Business, March 24

    As capital flees emerging markets, those countries are absorbing the most potent economic shocks of the coronavirus outbreak.

  66. A Good Death Is a Rite of Irish Life. Amid Coronavirus, That Looks Different. World, March 24

    In Ireland, wakes and funerals typically involve entire communities. But social distancing is changing how those rituals play out.

  67. Rome’s Homeless Don’t Have the Luxury of Staying Home World, March 24

    How do you wash your hands without a sink? Stock up on food without money? Or shelter in place when you live on the streets? Charities in the Italian capital are struggling to respond.

  68. Coronavirus Live Updates: As India Imposes 21-Day Lockdown, Trump Calls for U.S. to Be Open ‘by Easter’ World, March 24

    The Tokyo Olympics have been postponed. New York, now the center of the outbreak in America, braces for a flood of patients.

  69. Fourteen Days. That’s the Most Time We Have to Defeat Coronavirus. Opinion, March 23

    These decisive measures can prevent a decade of dislocation and extraordinary levels of deaths.

  70. Dip in Italy’s Cases Does Not Come Fast Enough for Swamped Hospitals World, March 23

    Even as new coronavirus infections appear to slow, a backlog is forcing doctors to make increasingly tough choices about treatment.

  71. Britain Placed Under a Virtual Lockdown by Boris Johnson World, March 23

    The prime minister closed all nonessential shops, banning meetings of more than two people and requiring people to stay in their homes, except for trips for food or medicine.

  72. Aurlus Mabele, Congolese King of Soukous Music, Dies at 66 World, March 23

    His up-tempo hits and high-wattage performances were highlighted by spectacular dance moves. He contracted the coronavirus and died in Paris.

  73. Alex Salmond, Scotland’s Ex-First Minister, Cleared of Sexual Assault World, March 23

    A jury found Mr. Salmond, who led the push for independence in a 2014 referendum, not guilty of attempted rape and sexual assault.

  74. Covid-19’s Economic Pain Is Universal. But Relief? Depends on Where You Live. World, March 23

    In some countries, workers will have 90 percent of lost wages covered. In others, residents fear eviction. Nation to nation, rescue plans reflect conflicting ideas of government’s role in a crisis.

  75. How Much Do You Know About the United Kingdom? Interactive, March 23

    Can you find the United Kingdom on a map? What else do you know about this European nation with a population of about 67 million people?

  76. The Plastic-Hunting Pirates of the Cornish Coast Travel, March 23

    The Clean Ocean Sailing initiative removes plastic waste from areas of England’s coastline that are inaccessible by foot.

  77. Scientists Identify 69 Drugs to Test Against the Coronavirus Science, March 22

    Two dozen of the medicines are already under investigation. Also on the list: chloroquine, a drug used to treat malaria.

  78. ‘Brace Yourself’: How Doctors in Italy Responded to Coronavirus Video, March 22

    Officials in the U.S. and elsewhere fear they’ll face a coronavirus scenario similar to Italy’s soon. Three doctors and a nurse in Lombardy, the region hit hardest by the virus, described what they faced and offered advice to those awaiting the storm.

  79. Coronavirus: lecciones para el mundo desde Italia, el nuevo epicentro de la pandemia en Español, March 22

    La experiencia del país muestra que las medidas para aislar el virus y limitar el movimiento de las personas deben implementarse temprano, con absoluta claridad y cumplirse estrictamente.

  80. With Live Sports Gone, Announcer Offers Play by Play of the Everyday World, March 22

    Nick Heath narrates his videos of people doing mundane things, like crossing the street, with the verve and dramatic flair of competitive sports.

  81. The Virus Can Be Stopped, but Only With Harsh Steps, Experts Say Health, March 22

    Scientists who have fought pandemics describe difficult measures needed to defend the United States against a fast-moving pathogen.

  82. Lorenzo Sanz, Who Led Comeback of Real Madrid, Dies at 76 Obituaries, March 22

    He helped the soccer club win its first European Cup in 32 years. He is the most prominent Spaniard to die of the coronavirus.

  83. We Made Copies of Ventilator Parts to Help Hospitals Fight Coronavirus Opinion, March 22

    Even in a quarantine, innovation can help.

  84. Plácido Domingo Says He Has the Coronavirus Arts, March 22

    “I beg everyone to be extremely careful,” the opera singer said in a Facebook post on Sunday after developing a fever and cough and testing positive for the virus.

  85. Germany Bans Groups of More Than 2 to Stop Coronavirus as Merkel Self-Isolates World, March 22

    Chancellor Angela Merkel went into isolation after learning that her doctor had tested positive.

  86. L’Italia, nuovo epicentro della pandemia, ha lezioni per il mondo World, March 22

    L’esempio italiano dimostra che le misure per isolare le aree colpite e limitare gli spostamenti della popolazione devono essere adottate immediatamente, messe in atto con assoluta chiarezza e fatte rispettare rigorosamente.

  87. Betty Williams, Peace Laureate From Northern Ireland, Dies at 76 World, March 21

    She and Mairead Corrigan shared the 1976 Nobel Prize for galvanizing a mass movement to protest sectarian violence during the time known as the Troubles.

  88. Italy, Pandemic’s New Epicenter, Has Lessons for the World World, March 21

    The country’s experience shows that steps to isolate the coronavirus and limit people’s movement need to be put in place early, with absolute clarity, then strictly enforced.

  89. Soccer Is a Habit. But Habits Can Be Broken. Sports, March 21

    Sports are never just sports. And it’s OK to miss them now that they’re gone, and to wonder if they’ll be the same when they return.

  90. Iran Releases French Academic in a Prisoner Swap World, March 21

    Roland Marchal has been imprisoned in Iran since June on national security charges. France reportedly freed an Iranian engineer wanted in the United States over alleged sanctions violations.

  91. Western Universities Rely on China. After the Virus, That May Not Last. World, March 21

    In Britain, the United States and Australia, the coronavirus could blow huge holes in the budgets of universities that have “become addicted to one source of income.”

  92. Coming to a Country Near You: A Russian Nuclear Power Plant World, March 21

    A Russian state company is financing and building reactors across the world, reaping for Moscow both profits and geopolitical influence.

  93. Suzy Delair, French Star of Movies and Music Halls, Dies at 102 Movies, March 20

    Her career included a long association with the director Henri-Georges Clouzot and a starring role in Laurel and Hardy’s last film.

  94. Johnson Orders British Pubs to Close, Ending a Maverick Stance in Virus Fight World, March 20

    The prime minister’s reluctant action effectively brought the United Kingdom in line with France and other continental European nations.

  95. Europe Struggles to Combat Coronavirus as Spain Passes Grim Milestone World, March 20

    Spain became the second European country to report more than 1,000 coronavirus deaths, as other nations scramble to avoid the same fate.

  96. Hundreds Exposed to The Coronavirus on Cruise Ship Fly Home U.S., March 20

    Nearly 400 Americans and Canadians were evacuated from the Costa Luminosa, an Italian cruise liner, after several passengers tested positive for the coronavirus. They flew home anyway.

  97. Photos From a Century of Epidemics World, March 20

    The Earth and its people have long been prey to the invisible pathogens that bring their victims low with brutal efficiency.

  98. A Different Way to Chart the Spread of Coronavirus Health, March 20

    Those skyrocketing curves tell an alarming story. But logarithmic graphs can help reveal when the pandemic begins to slow.

  99. Privatized Pushbacks: How Merchant Ships Guard Europe World, March 20

    To hinder migrants crossing the Mediterranean, European navies stopped rescuing them. Now commercial ships are tasked with saving lives — and returning migrants to war-torn Libya.

  100. Another Virus Victim: The U.S. as a Global Leader in a Time of Crisis World, March 20

    The United States led the world’s response to other epidemics, like Ebola and AIDS. But a more nationalist United States is ceding leadership on this virus to China.

  101. This Is the One Thing That Might Save the World From Financial Collapse Opinion, March 20

    Amid everything else, there’s a deeper economic crisis underway.

  102. A German Video Game, Using Swastikas to Remember Nazi Terror Arts, March 20

    After a rule change on World War II-era iconography, Through the Darkest of Times features the symbols in what the makers say is warning for our times.

  103. Dutch Court Convicts Man in Deadly Tram Terrorist Attack World, March 20

    Gokmen Tanis, who is originally from Turkey, was found guilty of murder with a terrorist motive and sentenced to life imprisonment for fatally shooting four people last year.

  104. Thanks to Sanctions, Russia Is Cushioned From Virus’s Economic Shocks World, March 20

    Years of economic isolation and bulging financial reserves have positioned the country to ride out the coronavirus panic and bounce right back.

  105. Can’t Get Tested? Maybe You’re in the Wrong Country World, March 20

    Decisions and blunders made months ago have caused testing disparities worldwide. The science, it turns out, was the easy part.

  106. Smile? The Results From the 2020 World Happiness Report Are In World, March 20

    The Finns, known for downplaying their emotions, are the happiest people in the world. Do they have something to teach us about how to respond to the pandemic?

  107. Coronavirus Live Updates: One After Another, States Are Ordering Residents to Mostly Stay Indoors World, March 20

    New Jersey, Connecticut and Illinois were preparing to follow the lead set by California and New York in telling people to stay mostly inside. The Federal Reserve moved to backstop municipal money market funds, and the U.S. was set to close borders with Mexico and Canada.

  108. Will ‘Helicopter Money’ and the ‘Big Bazooka’ Help Rescue Europe? Business, March 20

    Policymakers are bending previously sacred rules to mitigate economic disaster unleashed by the coronavirus. Will it be enough?

  109. White House to Cancel In-Person Meeting of G7, Citing Coronavirus Outbreak U.S., March 19

    President Trump will conduct the high-profile diplomatic gathering by teleconference instead, a White House official said.

  110. Virus Hits Europe Harder Than China. Is That the Price of an Open Society? World, March 19

    The epidemic is now bigger in Europe, where governments aren’t used to giving harsh orders, and citizens aren’t used to following them.

  111. Queen Urges Britons to Pull Together as Nation Charts an Uncertain Course World, March 19

    Elizabeth, sequestered at Windsor Castle, offered encouragement in a statement. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, after a week of mixed messages, hewed to mostly voluntary curbs.

  112. Translating a Surveillance Tool into a Virus Tracker for Democracies U.S., March 19

    Health officials in Britain are building an app that would alert the people who have come in contact with someone known to have the coronavirus. The project aims to adapt China’s tracking efforts for countries wary of government surveillance.

  113. A Detective Pursued Rhino Poachers. Now He’s Dead. World, March 19

    Lt.-Col. Leroy Bruwer, commander of a police unit in South Africa, was famed for investigating poachers in a country that is home to much of the world’s remaining rhinoceros population.

  114. Passengers Fell Ill With Coronavirus. And the Ship Sailed On. Travel, March 19

    Even as Covid-19 sickened passengers, the Costa Luminosa was slow to act to prevent infections, despite two previous serious outbreaks on its parent company’s ships.

  115. Cannes Film Festival Postponed Over Coronavirus Concerns Movies, March 19

    The event was scheduled for May 12 through 23, but organizers said that could not happen. It might be shifted to June or July.

  116. They Fled Coronavirus in Europe. Border Agents Asked if They’d Visited China or Iran. Health, March 19

    Americans returning from Italy and Spain say border control officials didn’t screen them or tell them to isolate themselves.

  117. European Soccer’s Leaders Plot a Speedy Return, With or Without Fans Sports, March 19

    The race is on to get the continent’s various leagues finished this summer, as various organizations put aside previous differences to hash out a new plan.

  118. Germany Shuts Down Far-Right Clubs That Deny the Modern State World, March 19

    In a first, the federal government banned two clubs with allegiance to the old German Reich. Police raids on members’ homes found weapons, propaganda and narcotics.

  119. ‘Wash Our Hands? Some People Can’t Wash Their Kids for a Week.’ World, March 19

    In devastated northwestern Syria, the coronavirus may already be spreading in packed displacement camps, and the international response is weeks behind.

  120. Oberammergau Passion Play Canceled as Coronavirus Locks Down Germany Theater, March 19

    Over 400 years ago, villagers swore to stage the play every decade, as long as God spared them from the plague.

  121. T’s Guide to Staying at Home, and Making the Best of It T Magazine, March 19

    Hunkering down in isolation? Keep the stress at bay with a delicious meal, some self-care and a riveting read.

  122. A French Call to Arms Against the Virus Opinion, March 19

    With the pandemic spreading, President Emmanuel Macron has adopted the language of war. Will the land of joie de vivre fall in line behind him?

  123. ‘It’s Very Scary’: U.K. Food Banks Close as Coronavirus Stalls Donations World, March 19

    Panic and hoarding because of the pandemic, coupled with a looming recession, have paralyzed groups that provide food for people in need.

  124. The Extravagance of Less T Magazine, March 19

    In a tiny seaside Tuscan village, a minimalist architect and designer proves that living with little but history can be the richest existence of all.

  125. Not Just a Crisis: Coronavirus Is a Test for Putin’s Security State World, March 19

    The outbreak offers an opportunity to examine the capabilities of Russia’s expanding surveillance apparatus, and gives Vladimir Putin a chance to prove his indispensability.

  126. We Must Help One Another or Die Opinion, March 19

    Let this crisis motivate us to see through the fog of fake individualism.

  127. My Life Is More ‘Disposable’ During This Pandemic Opinion, March 19

    The ableism and ageism being unleashed is its own sort of pestilence.

  128. Which Country Has Flattened the Curve for the Coronavirus? Interactive, March 19

    These charts show the trajectory of the coronavirus pandemic in each country. New cases have dwindled in China and South Korea, but the virus continues to spread rapidly in most of the world.

  129. Europe’s Central Bank Vastly Expands Stimulus Measures Business, March 18

    A new surge of bond purchases is intended to counteract “serious risks” to the eurozone economy as investors start to doubt Italy’s creditworthiness.

  130. ‘We Are Frightened’: U.K. Doctors Brace for a Coronavirus Explosion World, March 18

    Hospitals will soon be overwhelmed with patients they can’t treat properly, doctors say, because of the British government’s mishandling of the pandemic.

  131. Locked-Down Europe Faces Closed Borders, Economic Wounds and Dire Warnings World, March 18

    The continent hit a bleak milestone in the coronavirus epidemic, surpassing China in cases and deaths. A leader who knows something about confinement pleaded for citizens to accept it, for now.

  132. Its Coronavirus Cases Dwindling, China Turns Focus Outward World, March 18

    Beijing is mounting a humanitarian aid blitz in countries struggling with their own outbreaks. In doing so, it’s stepping into a role the West once dominated.

  133. Is Coronavirus Widening Generational Divides, or Bridging Them? World, March 18

    Shutdowns have sometimes been interpreted through the prism of intergenerational tension, but in Europe there is also a call for an “internationale of generations.”

  134. Eurovision Song Contest Is Canceled Over Coronavirus Concerns Arts, March 18

    The pop music contest, which has brought high camp into European homes annually since 1956, says it will come back in 2021.

  135. House Hunting in France: A Self-Sufficient Home for $350,000 Real Estate, March 18

    In the industrial northeastern region of Alsace, international buyers find quality housing for sub-Paris prices.

  136. A Sustainable Home Outside Strasbourg Slideshow, March 18

    This three-bedroom house near the German border is on the market for $352,000.

  137. Glastonbury Festival Canceled Because of Coronavirus Arts, March 18

    Britain’s biggest music event was due to celebrate its 50th anniversary in June and be headlined by Paul McCartney, Taylor Swift and Kendrick Lamar.

  138. I’m a Doctor in Italy. We Have Never Seen Anything Like This. Opinion, March 18

    My country’s health care system may soon collapse.

  139. Coronavirus Live Updates: Senate Approves Relief Package to Provide Paid Sick Leave and Other Benefits World, March 18

    The financial markets reeled again and President Trump moved to invoke a law that could increase the supply of ventilators and masks.

  140. Did Federal Officials Really Question W.H.O. Tests for Coronavirus? Health, March 17

    Dr. Deborah Birx said she did not mean to suggest the widely used diagnostic tests generated frequent false-positive results.

  141. Is Ibuprofen Really Risky for Coronavirus Patients? Health, March 17

    Experts are puzzling over a claim made by France’s health minister.

  142. Behind the Virus Report That Jarred the U.S. and the U.K. to Action World, March 17

    It wasn’t so much the numbers themselves, frightening though they were, as who reported them: Imperial College London.

  143. Comic Book Tutorials for Those Staying at Home During Coronavirus Arts, March 17

    Some creators are giving online classes, or hosting drawing challenges.

  144. Tonie Marshall Dies at 68; French Filmmaker Took On Sexism Movies, March 17

    A French-American actress and director, she helped open up a male-dominated movie industry to more women.

  145. Tiny Love Stories: ‘No Dates, No Love, No Hope?’ Style, March 17

    Modern Love in miniature, featuring reader-submitted stories of no more than 100 words.

  146. Brother of Manchester Bomber Is Found Guilty in Murder of 22 People World, March 17

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  148. Europe Barricades Borders to Slow Coronavirus World, March 17

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  149. Anti-Russian Protests Erupt in Ukraine, Despite Virus Threat World, March 17

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