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‘Lean on Me,’ ‘Lovely Day’ Singer Bill Withers Dies at 81

Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including “ Lean on Me, ” “Lovely Day” and “Ain’t No Sunshine,” has died from heart complications, his family said in a statement to The Associated Press....
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Why Health Experts Aren’t Warning About Coronavirus in Food

NEW YORK — Chicken with salmonella can make you sick. So can romaine lettuce with E. coli and buffets with lurking norovirus. So why aren’t health officials warning people about eating food contaminated with the new coronavirus? Respiratory viruses like the...
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Some Instacart, Amazon Workers Strike as Jobs Get Riskier

NEW YORK — Some Instacart and Amazon warehouse workers walked off the job Monday demanding greater safeguards against the coronavirus, even as both companies are speed-hiring hundreds of thousands of new workers to handle a surge in delivery orders. “They n...
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Eilish, Carey, More Sing From Home to Raise Funds for Virus

NEW YORK — Billie Eilish, Mariah Carey, Alicia Keys and Dave Grohl opened their doors — literally — as the musicians performed from their homes for an hour-long benefit concert to raise money for those affected by the coronavirus crisis. Billie Eilish told ...
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