Most people felt they were doing OK – with lots of TV and news updates.
A survey of 500 adults in the US provides a snapshot of the ways people are dealing with life during a pandemic and how well they think they’re doing.
Recovery is the result for most coronavirus patients.
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Officially, not that many people have recovered from the coronavirus. An epidemiologist explains what has to happen for a COVID-19 survivor to get a clean bill of health.
Alibaba founder Jack Ma, left, is funding African entrepreneurs through his foundation.
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The response by Chinese donors to this pandemic so far illustrates how the country’s philanthropy is beginning to go global.
Will Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan quickly get money to charities?
In past recessions, donors have tightened their pursestrings even as the need has grown. But two scholars explain why, at least for foundations, there’s room for more generosity in tough times.
Octavia Spencer, left, stars in this rags-to-riches tale, along with Blair Underwood.
The founder of a black hair-care empire supported the NAACP and the Tuskegee Institute, helped preserve Frederick Douglass’s home. She also tried to used her prominence to stop lynching.
Jack Ma habla en una reunión del Foro Económico Mundial en 2015.
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China tiene una tradición muy antigua de generosidad filantrópica que se remonta a más de tres milenios: ¿Cómo es la filantropía de la China actual?
Tomoyuki Sugano of the Yomiuri Giants pitches in front of empty stands at Tokyo Dome during a preseason baseball game.
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In 2002, Mike Veeck, a minor league baseball owner with a knack for bizarre promotions, decided to set the record for lowest attendance – and bar fans from entering the stadium.
At Columbia University and hundreds of other schools, all students are suddenly learning online.
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For higher ed, this is a crisis of unknown proportions.
Body temperature scans are one tool to interrupt the spread of disease by travelers.
Travelers may undergo screenings at airports to control the spread of coronavirus. Research shows that these efforts have little to no effect on slowing the spread of disease.
A county executive in Washington state addresses the media after a death from COVID-19, which results from the coronavirus.
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An epidemiologist explains the differences and similarities between COVID-19 and the seasonal flu.
What did you call me?
For more than two centuries, one particular epithet has resonated through US politics – and even helped inspire the unofficial mascot of a major political party.
Studies show that people are more likely to get the flu shot if they have a plan.
The flu shot is a bargain – and people are more likely to get it if they know that.
The College of New Rochelle closed in 2019.
It helps when school leaders are open about their financial struggles before it’s too late to forge a good plan.
Cyberloafing mungkin saja bukan sebuah kegiatan yang membuang-buang waktu.
Karyawan cenderung untuk melihat ‘cyberloafing’ sebagai buang-buang waktu, namun sebuah kajian baru mengatakan bahwa kegiatan itu mempunyai fungsi yang penting untuk seorang karyawan.
Cyberloafing may not be a waste of time after all.
Employers tend to see ‘cyberloafing’ as a waste of time, but a new study suggests it serves an important function for workers.
Blood samples from pediatric health screenings can provide valuable data for public health research.
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The EPA has just adopted a rule that limits what kinds of science regulators can use in setting rules. A scholar explains how this shift could impede his work mapping child lead poisoning.
Organized religion is faring better than it may appear.
Fewer people belong to a congregation or identify as Protestant or Catholic. And yet, most congregations say their membership is growing or stable.
Kids in South Sudan await a daily meal from World Vision.
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Not everyone’s a fan of this fundraising approach. But it does bring the needs of children in developing communities to the attention of many Americans.
A stairwell in the Bronx is the site of one of the movie’s most memorable scenes.
Like the ‘Rocky Steps,’ the ‘Joker Stairs’ have become a mecca for moviegoers. But not all film-related tourism is the same.
Rabbi Jeffrey Myers, watching the installation of a menorah outside Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life Synagogue.
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On top of the rising number of violent acts and vandalism incidents, American Jews are dealing with microagressions and prejudice that take a toll on their lives.