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Noted musical trailblazer Doriot Anthony Dwyer dies at 98

Noted musical trailblazer Doriot Anthony Dwyer dies at 98

BOSTON — A longtime Boston Symphony Orchestra flutist and musical trailblazer has died, the orchestra said Monday. Doriot Anthony Dwyer was 98. Dwyer, the second woman ever to win a principal chair in a major U.S.
US officials: Foreign disinformation is stoking virus fears

US officials: Foreign disinformation is stoking virus fears

WASHINGTON — A foreign disinformation campaign is underway in the United States that is aimed at spreading fear in the country amid the coronavirus pandemic, three American officials said Monday.
What's Happening: Millions holed up, vaccine trial starts

What's Happening: Millions holed up, vaccine trial starts

Millions of people are holing up at home, stocking up on supplies and keeping a wary eye on how close they get to friends and neighbours as the coronavirus spreads to more places.
Supreme Court postpones arguments because of virus outbreak

Supreme Court postpones arguments because of virus outbreak

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court announced Monday that it is postponing arguments for late March and early April because of the coronavirus, including fights over subpoenas for President Donald Trump’s financial records.
Malaysia bans mass gatherings, shuts most businesses

Malaysia bans mass gatherings, shuts most businesses

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysia's leader has announced a drastic two-week lockdown in the country following a sharp spike in the number of virus cases.
One-Two Punch: Patterson and Alexander team up on Ali book

One-Two Punch: Patterson and Alexander team up on Ali book

NEW YORK — Authors James Patterson and Kwame Alexander are teaming up on a book for young people about Muhammad Ali.
Show goes on: DiDonato, Beczala sing opera from apartment

Show goes on: DiDonato, Beczala sing opera from apartment

NEW YORK — Joyce DiDonato and Piotr Beczala made sure the show went on, albeit in an unusual format and venue — from the living room of DiDonato's New York City apartment.
Networks get through first weekend with taped programming

Networks get through first weekend with taped programming

Scott Van Pelt was supposed to be breaking down the NCAA Tournament bracket on a busy Sunday night on ESPN's “SportsCenter.
Australian TV journalist who met with Rita Wilson has virus

Australian TV journalist who met with Rita Wilson has virus

CANBERRA, Australia — An Australian television journalist said Monday he has the new coronavirus and assumes he contracted it while meeting with actress-singer Rita Wilson in Sydney.
Worker at Japan care home sentenced to hang for mass killing

Worker at Japan care home sentenced to hang for mass killing

TOKYO — A Japanese court on Monday sentenced a former care home employee to hang for knifing to death 19 disabled people and injuring two dozen others in the deadliest mass attack in post World War II Japan.
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