Andrea Mandell, USA TODAY

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Past articles by Andrea:

Quarantine Diary: Alton Brown is sampling hot sauce with a mask on and debating quitting drinking

Alton Brown has made lemonade out of his close quarters, launching "Quarantine Kitchen" with his wife, Elizabeth. Check out a day in his life. → Read More

Obsessed with 'Normal People'? The stars open up about fame, sex scenes and Connell's viral necklace

Have you binged Hulu sensation "Normal People" yet? Daisy Edgar-Jones and Paul Mescal open up about shooting the sensual series - and that necklace. → Read More

Quarantine Diaries: Henry Winkler is eating dinner mid-day and waiting to hug his grandkids again

Henry Winkler's quarantine? He's making sure to get dressed every day, napping while his wife puzzles - and just wants to hug his grandkids again. → Read More

Quarantine Diary: Kyra Sedgwick is baking banana bread and wiping down groceries just like the rest of us

In her quarantine, Kyra Sedgwick is baking banana bread, getting emotional on Zoom calls with family and wiping down her groceries with Kevin Bacon. → Read More

Quarantine Diaries: Deepak Chopra is doubling his yoga routine and dreaming of his late parents

Deepak Chopra's quarantine in his California home finds him broadcasting daily meditations to millions of people - right after a double yoga session. → Read More

Quarantine Diary: How Hasan Minhaj is balancing a newborn, a toddler and his 'Patriot Act' Netflix show in limbo

With Netflix's "Patriot Act" on hold, host Hasan Minhaj shares his life in quarantine, which revolves around a newborn son and 2-year-old daughter. → Read More

Two Grand Princess cruise passengers with coronavirus die; 103 have tested positive for COVID-19

Two passengers who had been on Princess Cruises' Grand Princess, which docked in California, have died due to complications from the coronavirus. → Read More

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to accept state residents off Holland America cruise ships

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to accept state residents off Zaandam cruise ship, but other passengers, including foreign nationals, remain in limbo. → Read More

A day in the life of my quarantine: Read Jameela Jamil's diary

"The Good Place" star Jameela Jamil shares a day in the life of her quarantine, from stress-eating and podcasting to shows she's streaming to cope. → Read More

Pink says she tested positive for coronavirus and is now negative, pledges $1M to crisis

Pink says she tested positive for the coronavirus two weeks ago and has since beaten it. Now she's donating $1 million to healthcare professionals. → Read More

'She was my everything': Read husband's memorial of Kennedy descendent and their 8-year-old son

David McKean says family was self-quarantining on Chesapeake Bay to give their kids more space before wife and son were involved in a canoe accident. → Read More

National Burrito Day is here, and these deals and freebies still work in a time of quarantine

Coronavirus is affecting National Burrito Day but the deal day hasn't been canceled. Get free Chipotle Queso Blanco plus free delivery and specials. → Read More

A day in the life of my quarantine: Read Jimmy Fallon's diary

Read Jimmy Fallon's quarantine diary to see how he's parenting, what he's watching and how he's doing a daily version of "The Tonight Show" from home. → Read More

Q&A: What you need to know about Trump's travel ban from Europe due to coronavirus

All travel from Europe will be restricted for the next 30 days, President Donald Trump said Wednesday. → Read More

Airbnb hosts offers temporary homes to people displaced after deadly Nashville tornado

In the wake of deadly tornadoes that hit Nashville and Middle Tennessee Tuesday, Airbnb is offering to help with its Open Homes program. → Read More

Sofia Vergara joins 'America’s Got Talent' as a new judge for Season 15

Sofia Vergara may be closing a chapter with the end of "Modern Family," but Season 15 of "America's Got Talent" is next on her list. → Read More

Harvey Weinstein verdict: What will 'a new era' mean to #MeToo, Hollywood and sex-crime prosecutions?

What effect will the Harvey Weinstein split verdict have on Hollywood, #MeToo and rape prosecutions in a "new era"? → Read More

CDC: Westerdam passenger 'never had coronavirus to our knowledge' after cruise ship chaos

After Holland America's MS Westerdam disembarked, a passenger tested positive for coronavirus. Now the CDC says the 83-year-old never had the virus. → Read More

5 movies that put a modern spin on Jane Austen, including the new 'Emma' and 'Clueless'

More than 20 years after Gwyneth Paltrow charmed in "Emma," a new version of the Jane Austen matchmaking comedy (with Anya Taylor-Joy) hits theaters. → Read More

Snoop Dogg apologizes to Gayle King: 'When you're wrong, you gotta fix it'

Snoop Dogg has offered Gayle King a heartfelt apology after blasting her for asking WNBA player Lisa Leslie about Kobe Bryant's rape charge. → Read More