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  • Muted Mardi Gras: Closed bars, barricaded Bourbon Street

    NEW ORLEANS - Music blared from the courtyard of a French Quarter restaurant on Mardi Gras morning but nobody was there to hear it until Tom Gibson and Sheila Wheeler of Philadelphia walked out of their hotel’s nearly empty lobby.
  • Asia Today: Singapore extends lockdown amid surge in cases

    BANGKOK - Singapore will extend its partial lockdown by four more weeks after reporting thousands of new coronavirus cases in recent days, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said Tuesday.
  • AP Investigation: Fish billed as local isn't always local

    MONTAUK, N.Y. - Even after winter storms left East Coast harbours thick with ice, some of the country's top chefs and trendy restaurants were offering sushi-grade tuna supposedly pulled in fresh off the coast of New York.

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