What Happens When No One Invites You to Their Pandemic Pod?

The creation of coronavirus bubbles and pandemic learning pods can ease loneliness for some, but make others feel rejected.

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Someone Tore Down a Union Army Statue in Saratoga Springs. Why?

The monument in a New York park was dedicated to men who volunteered to fight for the Union during the Civil War. It is unclear who toppled it, and for what reason.

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10 Racehorses Killed in Fiery Crash on New Jersey Turnpike

One of the horses was sired by the Triple Crown winner American Pharoah and another by the Belmont Stakes winner Tonalist.

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Alone With Their Muses, Artists in Retreat Wonder if It’s Too Much

For artists, writers and composers, a prestigious residency was coveted. But the extra isolation during the pandemic can inspire — or wear.

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A Day of Delivering Meals and Hope

Children who can’t touch their parents, a single mother making do, seniors worried about the virus: What’s behind the doors as two Salvation Army officers make their rounds.

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