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The Coronavirus Crisis

With School Buildings Closed, Children's Mental Health Is Suffering

A top pediatrician calls for reopening schools as soon as possible because of the negative impact the shutdown is having on students' learning and mental health.

Lost Child Freddie Joachim
Midnight Trains Freddie Joachim

New York City Department of Social Services Commissioner Steven Banks says the city is moving about 1,000 people each week from homeless shelters to hotels where they are at a lower risk of contracting COVID-19. Andy Katz/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Head Of NYC Social Services Works To Move People From Homeless Shelters To Hotels

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Through the Gap Rob Levit
The Traveler Rob Levit
Sunspots Bob Mould
Rising Teen Daze feat. Sound of Ceres
Spring Evening Mokhov
Solace Embrace Mokhov
Neighbours Bonnie Anderson
Song for a Rainy Morning Tommy Emmanuel

Hassidic Jews Socially distancing on a Willamsburg street during Saturday morning shabbat prayers on May 2. David Dee Delgado/Gothamist/WNYC hide caption

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Jewish Americans Say They Are Scapegoated For The Coronavirus Spread

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Needed Love Liam Thomas
With Your Touch Liam Thomas
Rooster Was a Witness Neil Cowley Trio
Eastynato Daniel Szabo
The Assassination of Dow Jones Years
Don't Let the Blind Go Deaf Years
The Fall Solar Heavy
Oceans Solar Heavy
Sides Perfume Genius

With meatpacking plants reducing processing capacity nationwide, U.S. hog farmers are bracing or an unprecedented crisis: the need to euthanize millions of pigs. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Millions Of Pigs Will Be Euthanized As Pandemic Cripples Meatpacking Plants

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