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Virus-shocked Hollywood gets break with streaming services

Virus-shocked Hollywood gets break with streaming services

LOS ANGELES — Sports are on hold, theatres are closed and so are amusement parks, a disaster-movie scenario that has Hollywood reeling.

World Video Game Hall of Fame announces 2020 finalists

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Twelve video games were named Thursday as finalists for the World Video Game Hall of Fame. The hall received thousands of nominations from more than 100 countries for consideration for the Class of 2020.
'Quarantine shaming': US navigates radical new social norms

'Quarantine shaming': US navigates radical new social norms

The chairman of Arizona's Asian Chamber of Commerce didn't see much downside to attending a small dinner at a local restaurant to bolster the business and bring together other leaders to discuss how to help Asian-American eateries devastated by the c
Review: 'Darling Rose Gold' an excellent debut by Wrobel

Review: 'Darling Rose Gold' an excellent debut by Wrobel

The phenomenon Munchausen syndrome by proxy — in which a parent purposely makes a child ill to gain sympathy and attention — receives a fresh update in Stephanie Wrobel’s excellent debut.
Music Review: Morrissey delivers his best music in years

Music Review: Morrissey delivers his best music in years

Morrissey, “I Am Not a Dog on a Chain” (BMG) Few musical artists would urge listeners to just go ahead and kill themselves already on the very first track of a new album. Morrissey is clearly not your regular artist.
Twilight Time: Long-lost Rod Serling baseball comedy on deck

Twilight Time: Long-lost Rod Serling baseball comedy on deck

Years before he journeyed to "The Twilight Zone," Rod Serling made a brief detour to the strike zone.
Finding joy indoors in troubled times, one leaf at a time

Finding joy indoors in troubled times, one leaf at a time

CHICAGO — I have spent my first full week of isolation carefully observing one of my houseplants. Dylan, as my fiancee and I so fondly call her, has been growing new leaves at an uncharacteristically rapid rate.
Finding joy indoors in troubled times, one leaf at a time

Finding joy indoors in troubled times, one leaf at a time

CHICAGO — I have spent my first full week of isolation carefully observing one of my houseplants. Dylan, as my fiancee and I so fondly call her, has been growing new leaves at an uncharacteristically rapid rate.
How to protect yourself and others from infection as COVID-19 cases increase

How to protect yourself and others from infection as COVID-19 cases increase

With COVID-19 now impacting the lives of Canadians on so many levels, people across the country are seeking answers to numerous important questions they have about the novel coronavirus.

Shop ramping up production of Alberta medical officer's periodic table dress

VICTORIA — A British Columbia clothing maker says it has seen a surge in demand for a dress Alberta's chief medical officer wore during a COVID-19 briefing this week.