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In this Tuesday April 21, 2020 photograph, Laury Hammel, CEO and founder of the Longfellow Health Clubs and the Salt Lake Tennis and Health Club, poses at the Wayland, Mass. facility, closed due state COVID-19 restrictions. Small businesses, who get government relief money are expected to rehire workers, are unsure when the business will reopen and how it will operate. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
April 22, 2020 - 10:45 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Some small businesses that obtained a highly-coveted government loan say they won’t be able to use it to bring all their laid-off workers back, even though that is what the program was designed to do. The Paycheck Protection Program promises a business owner loan forgiveness if...
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This combination photo of cover images shows, from left, "Hello Summer" by Mary Kay Andrews, "Girls of Summer" by Nancy Thayer, "A Week at the Shore" by Barbara Delinsky, "28 Summers" by Elin Hilderbrand and "Summer Darlings" by Brooke Lea Foster. (St. Martin's Press/Ballantine Books/St. Martin's Press/Little, Brown and Company/Gallery Books via AP)
April 21, 2020 - 10:23 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Mary Parker is a nurse from St. Louis so caught up in the beach novels of Elin Hilderbrand that she makes an annual trip to Nantucket, the Massachusetts island community where Hilderbrand sets her stories. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, Parker isn't sure she'll make it to...
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FILE - This Nov. 12, 1999 file photo shows restaurateur Sirio Maccioni, owner of Le Cirque 2000, standing inside the celebrated French restaurant in New York. Maccioni, who opened the celebrated French restaurant Le Cirque in New York and watched it grow into arguably Manhattan’s favorite dining room of the rich and famous, has died in Italy. He was 88. Maccioni's son, Mauro, told The Associated Press that his father died in the family's villa in Tuscany early Monday, April 20, 2020. He had suffered from the effects of a stroke and Alzheimer’s disease, the son said. (AP Photo/Jim Cooper, File)
April 20, 2020 - 3:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Italian restaurateur Sirio Maccioni, who opened the celebrated French restaurant Le Cirque and watched it grow into arguably Manhattan’s favorite dining room of the rich and famous, has died in Italy. He was 88. Maccioni's son, Mauro, told The Associated Press that his father died...
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In this Friday, April 3, 2020 photo, Anali Reyes Vazquez a senior at Rutgers University–Camden senior poses for a photograph in Barrington, N.J. For health sciences major Vazquez, the sweeping turmoil has brought setbacks as her parents are out of work, but also a glimmer of opportunity. One of her final classes is a course on medical translating, which could help her land a position amid the pandemic serving Spanish-speaking patients. "There are people in need," she said, "even though it is a scary thought." (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
April 20, 2020 - 8:57 am
Sent home from college because of the coronavirus outbreak, Carter Oselett is back in his childhood bedroom, paying rent on an empty apartment near campus and occasionally fighting with his parents over the television remote. He’s handling the grocery shopping for an aunt recovering from COVID-19...
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FILE - In this April 16, 2020, file photo, Richard Eberhardt walks along a corridor at a nursing home in Kaysesberg, France. Countries across Europe are struggling amid the coronavirus pandemic with the dilemma of leaving the elderly and others near death in enforced solitude or whether to allow some personal contact with relatives. At nursing homes, everything is done to keep out visitors who might be infected, and family members are almost always banned from coming to see their loved ones. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias, File)
April 20, 2020 - 4:48 am
HALLE, Belgium (AP) — Belgian Prime Minister Sophie Wilmes just wanted to do the humane thing. After so many frail and elderly nursing home residents had been held in seclusion from their loved ones in the first weeks of the lockdown to contain the coronavirus pandemic, Wilmes said her government...
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April 20, 2020 - 12:06 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The unofficial holiday celebrating all things cannabis arrives Monday as the nation’s emerging legal marijuana market braces for an economic blow from the coronavirus crisis, with many consumers reducing spending or going underground for deals. It was supposed to be a long...
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In this April 16, 2020 photo people line up to purchase Pennsylvania made liquor at Pennsylvania Libations in Pittsburgh's Strip District. The Pennsylvania liquor control board closed the Pennsylvania state-owned stores that retail nearly all of Pennsylvania's liquor in March, driving up demand from the state's distilleries, which have been allowed to continue production and sales, although some report stockpiles are rapidly drying up. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
April 19, 2020 - 11:58 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The unparalleled decision a month ago to close the state-owned stores that sell nearly all of Pennsylvania's liquor and much of its wine prompted some people to drive across state lines to stock up, risking a misdemeanor charge. Although Ohio, West Virginia and Delaware have...
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In this , Friday, April 17, 2020 photo junior director Christine Lang of the "Wernecker brewery" stands in the brewhouse of the brewery in Werneck, Germany. Due to the impact of the coronavirus the traditional brewery has to close 400 years after its foundation. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
April 19, 2020 - 9:07 am
WERNECK, Germany (AP) — The Werneck Brewery has survived a lot: world wars, economic crises and decades of declining beer consumption. But after 400 years in existence it has finally met a challenge it can't overcome: the coronavirus outbreak. The brewery, which traces its history to 1617 and has...
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In this photo provided by Visit Faroe Islands and taken on April 3, 2020, Kristina Sandberg Joensen, a tour guide for Visit Faroe Islands, wears a helmet fitted with a live-streaming camera, part of the tourist board’s Remote Tourism online experience, in Fyri Vestan, Faroe Islands. Wish you could travel to a faraway island during the lockdown? The Faroe Islands are offering remote tourism, where web users can control a real life tour guide to trek around the remote archipelago's quaint towns and volcanic islands. (Kirstin Vang/Visit Faroe Islands via AP)
April 17, 2020 - 12:23 pm
LONDON (AP) — Wish you could travel to a faraway island during the lockdown? The Faroe Islands are offering remote tourism, where web users can control a real life tour guide to trek around the remote archipelago's quaint towns and volcanic islands. The innovation is meant to sustain global...
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In this March 18, 2020, photo, medical equipments and official quarantine notice, delivered by the government, are laid out on floor in Seoul, South Korea. South Korea has been lauded for its effective response to the pandemic without enacting lockdown and other draconian measures (AP Photo/Juwon Park)
April 17, 2020 - 10:07 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — I’ve always thought I would be prepared to face my mom’s death. I grew up watching her go through a series of illnesses and a medical accident that almost took her life a few years ago. She often speaks of a future without her in it. She’s been rushing me to save up and...
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