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1:26 p.m. March 13, 2021 - By Alison Fottrell
‘We are weary’: Life in Italy, one year after national lockdown to stop the spread of COVID-19 ‘The presence of increased police patrols in a crowded square in Como on a recent Saturday evening is further evidence of a developing social malaise that needs to be kept in check’‘The presence of increased police patrols in a crowded square in Como on a recent Saturday evening is further evidence of a developing social malaise that needs to be kept in check.’
5:45 a.m. Oct. 2, 2020 - By Margie Zable Fisher
10 common misconceptions about cremation, and why it’s becoming more popular Can you bury the remains? Can you scatter them anywhere? What if you’re Jewish, or Catholic? Common cremation questions answeredCOVID has made cremation the more viable option for many. Experts offer advice on everything from religious rules to cost.
1:34 a.m. Sept. 14, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
‘His family didn’t care if he was dead or alive’: My fiancé died of a heart attack. His brother is executor and refuses to talk to me. Am I entitled to anything? ‘I was the one who was there for him. It makes me very furious thinking that he left me nothing’‘I was the one who was there for him. It makes me very furious thinking that he left me nothing.’
12:26 a.m. Aug. 4, 2020 - By Quentin Fottrell
My father worked in a hospital and died from COVID-19. We can’t afford his burial or funeral expenses — what can we do? ‘Can we file for any death benefits or claim funeral expenses from the hospital where he worked?’‘Can we file for any death benefits or claim funeral expenses from the hospital where he worked?’
10:10 a.m. June 11, 2020 - By Silvia Ascarelli
U.S. states slowly reopen after coronavirus lockdowns — some now permit visits to nursing homes U.S. states all have their own definition of ‘reopening’U.S. states all have their own definition of “reopening.”
4:58 a.m. June 8, 2020 - Associated Press
New Zealand has completely eradicated the coronavirus, but prime minister says ‘we almost certainly will see cases here again’ The nation of 5 million people will be among the first to welcome throngs of fans back into sports stadiums and remove seating restrictions from flightsThe nation of 5 million people will be among the first to welcome throngs of fans back into sports stadiums and remove seating restrictions from flights.
11:14 a.m. May 18, 2020 - By Calodagh McCumiskey
‘My former career working in disaster zones has prepared me well’: Former aid worker says we see the best of people in a crisis ‘As a society, we are social distancing, but strangely we are also more connected, and it’s all because of this harrowing public-health crisis’‘As a society, we are social distancing, but strangely we are also more connected, and it’s all because of this harrowing public-health crisis.’
8:40 a.m. May 4, 2020 - By Alexandra Kathryn Mosca
‘Unimaginable’: This is what it’s been like for funeral directors in New York City The pain that she and colleagues feel, turning away the grievingA funeral director describes the overwhelming circumstances as people desperately seek a funeral home for loved ones.
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