Category: General

US Coronavirus Death Toll Exceeds 100,000

 

The United States now has more than 100,000 deaths from COVID-19, a toll larger than the number of U.S. deaths in the Vietnam and Korean wars combined.

As the country passed the threshold, a bipartisan group of senators renewed …

A Post-Contagion Escape to the Countryside

 

Italian author Giovanni Boccaccio’s classic book “The Decameron,” completed by the author shortly after the 14th century Black Death, seven young women and three young men escape the bubonic plague and seclude themselves in a countryside villa outside Florence.…