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14 retailers with flexible return policies during the coronavirus pandemic

Apr 9, 2020 • 4:33 PM ET USA TODAY

Retailers like Target, J.Crew, Sephora, and more are extending their return policies in wake of the coronavirus outbreak.             …

Poultry Worker’s Death Highlights Spread of Coronavirus in Meat Plants

Apr 9, 2020 • 4:19 PM ET Politics The New York Times

Some employees are coming in sick, and one woman died after being ordered back to work. “Our work conditions are out of control,” a longtime Tyson …

Chicago Bears commit $1.92 million to coronavirus relief efforts

Apr 9, 2020 • 3:58 PM ET Chicago Tribune

The Bears and their charitable arm, Bears Care, are committing $1.92 million to COVID-19 relief efforts, the team announced Thursday. The Bears …

Person fatally wounded Thursday morning on West Side in Lawndale neighborhood

Apr 9, 2020 • 3:55 PM ET Chicago Tribune

An unidentified male was fatally wounded late Thursday morning in the Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side, Chicago police said. Shortly after …

Cubs are worth $3.2 billion and the White Sox are at $1.65 billion, per Forbes

Apr 9, 2020 • 3:48 PM ET Chicago Tribune

Neither a recession or the coronavirus lockdown appears to have effected the value of the Chicago Cubs, according to Forbes’ list of the most …

Florence Pugh hits back at cyberbullying about boyfriend Zach Braff’s age

Apr 9, 2020 • 3:43 PM ET Chicago Tribune

If her powerful turns as a WWE wrestler in "Fighting With My Family" and a trained assassin in "Black Widow" weren't enough, now you know: Don't mess …

From Prominent Turkish Philanthropist to Political Prisoner

Apr 9, 2020 • 3:35 PM ET The New York Times

Acquitted in February in one trial, Osman Kavala was rearrested before he could even walk free. Now he faces indefinite jail …

Rare whale sighting during France lockdown

Apr 9, 2020 • 3:25 PM ET U.S. USA TODAY

Rare whale sighting during France lockdown              …

In Outreach to Left, Biden Unveils Plans on Medicare and Student Debt

Apr 9, 2020 • 3:22 PM ET U.S. The New York Times

Looking to appeal to Bernie Sanders’s supporters, Joe Biden announced proposals to lower the eligibility age for Medicare to 60 and to expand student …

European travelers brought coronavirus to New York long before first case confirmed, studies suggest

Apr 9, 2020 • 3:22 PM ET USA TODAY

Scientists studying the coronavirus genomes found that COVID-19 was spreading in New York as early as January and it didn't come from China.         …

John Mulaney shares memories from his time as a writer on ‘Saturday Night Live’ in new web series

Apr 9, 2020 • 3:14 PM ET Chicago Tribune

“Saturday Night Live” hasn’t been broadcasting new shows for weeks, due to safety concerns over the coronavirus. But the show will air “remotely …

Managing the outbreak: Hundreds of infected, quarantined in prisons and jails challenging officials

Apr 9, 2020 • 3:11 PM ET Politics USA TODAY

Officials have moved past trying to limit an outbreak and are now trying to manage hundreds of sick and isolated inmates, plus an exposed workforce. …

Bank of America Traders Feel Pressure to Go Into the Office

Apr 9, 2020 • 3:04 PM ET Money The New York Times

Some employees at Bank of America’s New York headquarters say they fear pay cuts or job loss if they don’t show up and make …

Recovering From the Coronavirus, This Doctor Can Breathe Again

Apr 9, 2020 • 3:00 PM ET Opinion The New York Times

Each day of recovery from the coronavirus, I feel a little bit stronger and more like …

John Prine superfans Brandi Carlile and Stephen Colbert share her moving rendition of ‘Hello in There’

Apr 9, 2020 • 2:55 PM ET Chicago Tribune

Stephen Colbert did not have to bone up on John Prine to pay tribute to the late singer. As he explained on Wednesday night’s telecast of “The Late …

Mad magazine illustrator Mort Drucker dies at 91

Apr 9, 2020 • 2:44 PM ET Chicago Tribune

Mort Drucker, the Mad Magazine cartoonist who for decades lovingly spoofed politicians, celebrities and popular culture, died Thursday at 91. …

We all do it in Chicago, in coronavirus lockdown more than ever: We’re watching our neighbors

Apr 9, 2020 • 2:25 PM ET Chicago Tribune

After several weeks at home, here’s what I know: That couple in the building across the alleyway, the ones we casually spot from the back of our …

Honors funeral for first Chicago cop to die of COVID-19 includes long vehicle procession but is limited by social distancing rules

Apr 9, 2020 • 2:00 PM ET Chicago Tribune

Lines of dozens of squad cars from numerous police departments filled the street outside a Norridge funeral home Thursday morning where Chicago …

How to Help the Helpers

Apr 9, 2020 • 1:50 PM ET The New York Times

The coronavirus pandemic has pushed medical professionals into the front lines of danger. Here’s what you can do to help, …

Easter Parade through village brings holiday joy during time of social distancing

Apr 9, 2020 • 1:44 PM ET Chicago Tribune

Harwood Heights Mayor Arlene Jezierny and Harwood Heights Chief of Police John DeVries, along with village trustees and representatives of public …