Skip to content

Lifestyle News

Radio station fires worker over role in Yusuf Hawkins death

NEW YORK — A man who was among those charged in the notorious 1989 killing of Yusuf Hawkins, a Black teen set upon by a white mob and shot, was fired from a New York hip-hop radio station after a new documentary brought the murder case renewed attent
Biden campaign 'flooding the zone' with celebrity backers

Biden campaign 'flooding the zone' with celebrity backers

WILMINGTON, Del. — Poised over the piano, Carole King was set to play “I Feel the Earth Move” during a recent virtual fundraiser for Joe Biden when the Democratic presidential nominee himself beat her to it.
VIRUS DIARY: Dreams of Buffett songs and warm distant shores

VIRUS DIARY: Dreams of Buffett songs and warm distant shores

SPOKANE, Wash. — Working from home. Unwilling to go anywhere. Getting tired of the pine trees outside my spare bedroom window. I am wasting away in Coronaville.
Dating corona-style leads to love connections, even marriage

Dating corona-style leads to love connections, even marriage

NEW YORK — If there's one thing the pandemic hasn't cancelled , it's the search for love.
`Comedy in Color' audiobook coming out Sept. 29

`Comedy in Color' audiobook coming out Sept. 29

NEW YORK — The “Comedy in Color” standup franchise will soon be expanded to audiobooks. Simon & Schuster Audio and Laugh Out Loud announced Wednesday that “Laugh Out Loud Presents Comedy in Color, Volume 1” will go on sale Sept. 29.
Distance learning can fit into your back-to-school budget

Distance learning can fit into your back-to-school budget

For many students, “going back to school” this fall could be just a figure of speech. As the pandemic persists, the decision about whether to allow in-person learning or keep classrooms closed is coming down to the wire.
Face masks amid the art: New York City's museums to reopen

Face masks amid the art: New York City's museums to reopen

NEW YORK — When the iconic T. Rex at the American Museum of Natural History again welcomes visitors, it will gaze down at humans acting a bit differently. They will still gape up at its massive skeleton, but there will less of them.
Media study says hundreds of Canadian radio stations, TV outlets risk closure

Media study says hundreds of Canadian radio stations, TV outlets risk closure

As many as 40 local television outlets and 200 Canadian radio stations could be forced to close in the next three years as the financial pressures faced by media companies intensify under the COVID-19 pandemic, suggests a new study from an industry a
Edmunds: Is it time for a plug-in hybrid vehicle?

Edmunds: Is it time for a plug-in hybrid vehicle?

Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles — typically abbreviated as PHEVs — make up a very small percentage of vehicle sales, but they can be a smart pick for a certain kind of shopper.
Children's hospitals launch effort to improve early access to mental health care

Children's hospitals launch effort to improve early access to mental health care

A network of children's hospitals is launching a Canada-wide initiative to improve early access to mental health care for young people.