Crowds out, masks in: Debating in the age of the coronavirus

  • Chairs are seen in social distance spacing ahead of the first presidential debate between Republican candidate President Donald Trump and Democratic candidate former Vice President Joe Biden at the Health Education Campus of Case Western Reserve University, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

CLEVELAND — Crowds and pageantry are out. COVID-19 tests and masks are in.