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A girl in a park in Beijing on Feb. 15. Researchers are looking at the impact of the newly identified coronavirus on children. Wang Zhao/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Goats and Soda

Coronavirus Is Contagious, But Kids Seem Less Vulnerable So Far

A small study from China finds infected babies have only mild symptoms. And a study of pregnant women who were infected with the virus evaluates whether it can be passed on to their babies.

A police officer guards the road in front of a house where police found the bodies of the suspected gunman and his mother, in Hanau, Germany, on Thursday. Michael Probst/AP hide caption

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Europe

Shootings In Germany Kill 10; Police Suspect Far-Right Extremism

3 min

Shootings In Germany Kill 10; Police Suspect Far-Right Extremism

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Percy Sledge never matched the height of his first hit, but Lauren Onkey frames it as less of a failure than an act of coming back down to size. Rick Diamond/Getty Images hide caption

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One-Hit Wonders / Second-Best Songs

Synonymous With Soul, Percy Sledge Transcended The Muscle Shoals Sound

4 min

Synonymous With Soul, Percy Sledge Transcended The Muscle Shoals Sound

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Coronavirus Is Contagious, But Kids Seem Less Vulnerable So Far

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Coronavirus Is Contagious, But Kids Seem Less Vulnerable So Far

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