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In US, a virus-era Ramadan presents obstacles, opportunities

For Jamilah Shakir, the first week of Ramadan has been an adjustment. She typically spends every night of the month at the Atlanta Masjid of Al-Islam or another mosque nearby.
St. Jude music therapists organize backyard jams for kids

St. Jude music therapists organize backyard jams for kids

Amy Love had to leave the Memphis hospital where she brings music to severely ill children — she and other support staff couldn't take the risk of spreading COVID-19 to these frail patients. But she was determined: The music must not stop.
Farmers markets scaling down with eye on safety due to virus

Farmers markets scaling down with eye on safety due to virus

DETROIT — For a dozen years, Johnny Gyergyou has sold meat, poultry and eggs from his Berlin Township livestock farm at Eastern Market in Detroit.
Canada needs long-term, free mental health support program, doctors and advocates say

Canada needs long-term, free mental health support program, doctors and advocates say

As pandemic-related stress and anxiety continues to take its toll, some doctors say what's needed is a system that will address the long-term psychological impact on Canadians.
Farmers markets scaling down with eye on safety due to virus

Farmers markets scaling down with eye on safety due to virus

DETROIT — For a dozen years, Johnny Gyergyou has sold meat, poultry and eggs from his Berlin Township livestock farm at Eastern Market in Detroit.
US allows use of 1st drug shown to help virus recovery

US allows use of 1st drug shown to help virus recovery

WASHINGTON — U.S. regulators on Friday allowed emergency use of the first drug that appears to help some COVID-19 patients recover faster, a milestone in the global search for effective therapies against the coronavirus.
Health official says US missed some chances to slow virus

Health official says US missed some chances to slow virus

NEW YORK — The U.S. government was slow to understand how much coronavirus was spreading from Europe, which helped drive the acceleration of outbreaks across the nation, a top health official said Friday.
TV critics event that showcases new series is cancelled

TV critics event that showcases new series is cancelled

LOS ANGELES — The coronavirus has led to the cancellation of yet another industry staple this year: a summer gathering that brings together TV critics and the makers of upcoming programs.
TV critics event that showcases new series is cancelled

TV critics event that showcases new series is cancelled

LOS ANGELES — The coronavirus has led to the cancellation of yet another industry staple this year: a summer gathering that brings together TV critics and the makers of upcoming programs.
Column: A look at some of the best sports documentaries

Column: A look at some of the best sports documentaries

Sports and cinema have an uneasy alliance. For every “Raging Bull,” there are an abundance of flicks that get it wrong when they try to recapture a memorable event or famous athlete.