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US charges 2 with terror crimes over threats to spread coronavirus; Boris Johnson’s condition improving in ICU as UK deaths rise to record number

Here are recent updates on what’s happening in New England, the United States, and around the world. 35 minutes ago

Littleton nursing home will cooperate with officials, executive vows

Beecher Hunter, president of Life Care Centers of America, pledged Wednesday to be more transparent after the facility was criticized for failing to cooperate with state and local officials to address an outbreak of the novel coronavirus, according to the home’s Tennessee-based parent company. 2 hours ago

Staffing issues still plague Soldiers’ Home in Holyoke despite National Guard presence and state assurances

A week after the intervention, the situation remains bleak, workers at the home say. 2 hours ago

State releases sparse coronavirus race and ethnicity data, making virus’s impact hard to assess

The data was released as Governor Charlie Baker’s administration faced increasing pressure to be more transparent about the victims of the outbreak. 3 hours ago

Trustees to reopen 76 parks and historic sites closed last month

The Trustees worked with state and local officials to identify sites it could safely reopen without staff present, the organization said Wednesday.

More US Postal Service employees test positive for COVID-19; safety rules in effect

Increasing numbers of US Postal Service employees have been testing positive for COVID-19.

Pop-up hospitals in Massachusetts set to open this week to handle influx of coronavirus patients

A converted convention center in Worcester will accept patients Thursday, followed by sites in Boston and on the Cape.

Block evictions during the crisis, or just delay them? Lawmakers must decide

Courts in Massachusetts have halted most eviction and foreclosure rulings. But that hasn’t stopped some landlords from pressuring tenants who can’t pay the rent.