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Business as Usual Is On Hold—Even at the EPA

2020 has a new motto: "Canceled due to the coronavirus." Businesses, schools, sports, travel, film, and TV production, conferences, meetings, and basically any and all business as usual has been suspended in the US as individuals and institutions ...

Civil rights icon Rev. Joseph Lowery dies at 98

March 28 (UPI) -- Rev. Joseph Lowery, a Civil Rights Movement icon who co-founded the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, has died at age 98. Lowery died peacefully at home Friday night, surrounded by his daughters, according to a statement by ...

Craig Johnson’s next Walt Longmire novel due out Sept. 22

March 28 (UPI) -- Author Craig Johnson has announced his next Walt Longmire novel will be released Sept. 22. "Since it's already out there, I guess I can leak the cover, too... Next to Last Stand, September 22nd," Johnson wrote Friday on Facebook. ...

Rhode Island actively stopping New Yorkers to quarantine

March 28 (UPI) -- Rhode Island police officers plan start pulling over cars and knocking on doors to track down visitors from New York on Saturday as part of an effort to stem the spread of the coronavirus, Gov. Gina Raimondo said. She said any ...

Space Photos of the Week: Rovers Taking Selfies—for Science

When spacecraft leave the Earth they are destined to either land somehere, orbit something or fly by a planetary object. And one of the very first things NASA does when a spacecraft lands on another planet is to have it take a selfie: “Let me see ...

Reddit’s Wedding Planners Pivot to Covid-19 Crisis Comms

The difficulty in deciding how to manage the coronavirus posts was exacerbated by a lack of clear advice and the conflicting needs of different users—some of whom have weddings planned imminently, and others who are just starting to plan. The ...

COVID-19: South Korea has more recovered patients than sick

March 28 (UPI) -- South Korean health officials said Saturday that for the first time since the country's first confirmed coronavirus case, there have been more recoveries than active cases. According to the Korea Center for Disease Control and ...

Hanjin chairman wins sibling shareholder feud over Korean conglomerate

SEOUL, March 28 (UPI) -- Hanjin Group Chairman Cho Won-tae beat his elder sister Cho Hyun-ah in a proxy war during the Friday shareholders' meeting of Hanjin Kal, the group's holding company. A total of 56.56 percent of shareholders supported the ...

BTS postpones U.S., Canada tour due to coronavirus

SEOUL, March 28 (UPI) -- South Korean boy band BTS will postpone its U.S. and Canada tour due to the threat of the novel coronavirus, its management company Big Hit Entertainment announced Friday. The seven-piece vocal group, which was originally ...

Lil Uzi Vert’s ‘Eternal Atake’ tops U.S. album chart for a 2nd week

March 28 (UPI) -- Rapper Lil Uzi Vert's Eternal Atake is the No. 1 album in the United States this week. Coming in at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 chart dated Saturday is Lil Baby's My Turn, followed by Bad Bunny's YHLQMDLG at No. 3, Niall Horan's ...