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  • Researchers have found in a new study that coronavirus appears to linger in the air in crowded spaces or rooms that lack ventilation, but it's not clear if the airborne particles are enough to cause infections.
  • The Times reviewed more than 260,000 words spoken by Donald Trump during the pandemic, and found that he has mostly just praised himself: "The self-regard, the credit-taking, the audacious rewriting of recent history to cast himself as the hero of the pandemic rather than the president who was slow to respond: Such have been the defining features of Mr. Trump’s use of the bully pulpit during the coronavirus outbreak."
  • On April 15th, fifty-plus New Yorker writers and photographers set out to document 24 hours in the city at the height of the coronavirus crisis.
  • Among the highlights of last night's Take Me to the World: A Sondheim 90th Celebration, the peak may have been Meryl Streep, Christine Baranski and Audra McDonald belting out “The Ladies Who Lunch.”
  • Here's a nightmare story: Maatje Benassi, a US Army reservist and mother of two, has become the target of conspiracy theorists who falsely place her at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, saying she brought the disease to China.
  • The best workout video is definitely Talking Heads' Stop Making Sense concert film.
  • Candice Bergman has been spending her time during the pandemic going on adventures in Central Park with her dog.
  • This damning New Yorker piece lays out the different responses Seattle and NYC had to the virus, and argues that Mayor Bill de Blasio and Governor Andrew Cuomo didn't listen to their health advisors quickly enough: “New York has one of the best health departments in the United States, possibly the world. We’d all be better off if we were listening really closely to them right now.”
  • A woman was arrested for allegedly stealing a marked NYPD cop car in Harlem and taking it for a joyride this weekend.
  • Watch the trailer for the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy vs. The Reverend interactive special.
  • Men are more likely than women to die of the coronavirus, so scientists are treating them with something women have more of: female sex hormones.
  • Listen to Jessy Lanza's new single "Face," and some Instagram loosies from Chance The Rapper.
  • And finally, who doesn't want to hide in a couch on Mondays: