How to love celebrations in quarantine

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Hints From Heloise: Wash or sanitize?

Dear Readers: What’s the difference between hand-washing and hand-sanitizing? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (cdc.gov/handwashing), hand-washing is done with soap and water, and you are removing...

Under quarantine, we rediscovered our Paris neighborhood

The clock was ticking. Since March 17, when the lockdown went into effect in Paris, residents were allowed outside once a day, within a one-kilometer radius of their homes, with a dated and signed permission slip — monitored...

Gene Weingarten: How to thank Mr. President for the coronavirus stimulus checks

Anyway, it’s this last rule that got me thinking of Donald Trump. It happened after it was announced that the coronavirus stimulus checks (“economic impact payments”) would be delayed so they could be altered to bear his name....

Blake Shelton’s Todd Tilghman wins Season 18

Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani joined "The Tonight Show" where Gwen gave her boyfriend a mullet before the two performed their duet "Nobody But You." ...

Who will watch kids when nation reopens?

President Donald Trump is calling on governors to reopen schools closed because of the coronavirus, taking issue with Dr. Anthony Fauci's caution against moving too quickly...

Simple gestures mean so much

Alison Maxwell, USA TODAY Published 2:16 p.m. ET May 26, 2020 | Updated 3:01 p.m. ET May 26, 2020“I’m beside myself. Horribly sad."My sister, a third grade...

Kristen Wiig, Tina Fey return for season finale

Brad Pitt becomes Dr. Anthony Fauci and Adam Sandler raps in quarantine in the latest episode of "Saturday Night Live" from home. ...

The Daily 202: Billions are out of work and millions of kids could die...

with Mariana Alfaro The U.N. Children’s Fund has issued a warning that the diversion of health-care resources from existing health programs in order to combat the novel coronavirus could lead to as many as 1.2 million extra deaths...

Senate relief bill; J. Crew bankruptcy; hotels

How does coronavirus enter the body, and why does it become fatal for some compared to just a cough or fever for others? ...