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A young man works at his Apple computer during a weekend Hackathon event in San Francisco, California, U.S., July 16, 2016.
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Updated Tuesday, March 31, at 1:00 p.m. This post will be updated regularly. Share your ideas with us at

If you're going stir-crazy hunkered down at home, consider these great ideas. You can refocus morbid thoughts to all kinds of endeavors and arts. Some are classical music performances. Some are Broadway plays. And some are museum virtual tours.

The Navy has suspended some activities and restricted others to help stop the spread of COVID-19, but the military response to the pandemic can seem uneven at times.

An SAISD student reconnecting with her classmates for the first time since before spring break.
Rebecca Podowski

When Gov. Greg Abbott closed schools on March 19 to slow the spread of COVID-19, he kicked off an unprecedented push to educate students remotely in Texas.

When infectious pathogens have threatened the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been front and center. During the H1N1 flu of 2009, the Ebola crisis in 2014 and the mosquito-borne outbreak of Zika in 2015, the CDC has led the federal response.

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Texas Public Radio is updating the latest information on COVID-19 in the San Antonio area, along with how local businesses are adjusting, how you can help those in need and what you can do to stay entertained at home.

Troy Peters is the music driector of Youth Orchestras San Antonio.
Jack Morgan | Texas Public Radio

Youth Orchestras of San Antonio's stated objective is to change young peoples' lives through music. During the COVID-19 pandemic, that’s a challenge. Music Director Troy Peters says all performances and even practices are suspended.

TUESDAY on "The Source" — The ongoing global pandemic has provoked an onslaught of misinformation, fraudulent behavior, conspiracy theories and anti-Asian rhetoric.

The campus of Texas A&M University-San Antonio on February 6, 2020.
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Update 3/30 — The Alamo Colleges District has postponed its spring commencement ceremonies until December due to the spread of the coronavirus.

Texas A&M University-San Antonio is postponing its spring commencement ceremonies due to the coronavirus pandemic. University officials said the ceremony will most likely be delayed until fall, but degrees will still be conferred in May.

Our Lady of the Lake University has canceled its May commencement. OLLU plans to hold one commencement ceremony in December instead, for both its spring and fall graduates.

The University of Texas at San Antonio notified students of its decision to postpone spring commencement on Tuesday.

Plácido Domingo has been hospitalized because of COVID-19-related complications, according to multiple reports.

He is in stable condition in an Acapulco, Mexico, hospital and will receive medical attention for "as long as the doctors find it necessary until a hoped-for full recovery," a spokesperson for Domingo told Opera News over the weekend.