Lynde Langdon

Lynde is a WORLD Digital’s managing editor and reports on popular and fine arts. She lives in Wichita, Kan., with her husband and two daughters. Follow Lynde on Twitter @lmlangdon.

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Coronavirus: The week ahead

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 3/21/20, 01:35 pm

The United States was poised to surpass 20,000 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus on Saturday as the number of deaths approached 300.

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Singer Kenny Rogers dies

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 3/21/20, 12:41 pm

Storytelling vocalist Kenny Rogers, who left footprints on country, folk, jazz, and pop music during his decade-spanning career, died Friday night of natural causes. He was 81.

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Markets close out dismal week

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 3/20/20, 06:40 pm

Stocks sank lower and the price of oil tanked Friday as the coronavirus outbreak shut down entire sectors of the U.S. economy. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid more than 900 points, ending the week with a 17.3 percent loss. The index has declined in four of the last five weeks.

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