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Biden campaign says it has refunded donation from Louis C.K.

Biden campaign says it has refunded donation from Louis C.K.

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden's presidential campaign said Wednesday that it has refunded a $2,800 donation from Louis C.K., a comedian and writer whose career was derailed after five women accused him of sexual misconduct.

News outlets, long resistant to government help, take loans

NEW YORK — The idea of taking government money was once anathema to news organizations that guarded their independence, but attitudes change when survival is at stake.
Stuntmen are increasingly Hollywood's go-to action directors

Stuntmen are increasingly Hollywood's go-to action directors

Some of today's top action directors were first doubles for Brad Pitt, Neo and Wolverine.
Beginner cooks gain culinary confidence, swearing off takeout once pandemic ends

Beginner cooks gain culinary confidence, swearing off takeout once pandemic ends

Soccer coach Ciara McCormack admits she's a little embarrassed about her old eating habits. The COVID-19 pandemic forced her to make dietary changes and she feels much better for it. The North Vancouver, B.C.
Why family loyalty shouldn’t apply to your credit cards

Why family loyalty shouldn’t apply to your credit cards

Loyalty to family is admirable, but limiting yourself to just one bank’s brood of credit cards may be a tie that binds you up.
Betsy Wyeth, widow and muse of Andrew Wyeth, dies at 98

Betsy Wyeth, widow and muse of Andrew Wyeth, dies at 98

CHADDS FORD, Pa. — Betsy James Wyeth, the widow, business manager and muse of painter Andrew Wyeth, died Tuesday at age 98, according to the Brandywine River Museum of Art in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, which she helped found.

2 cats in NY become first US pets to test positive for virus

NEW YORK — Two pet cats in New York state have tested positive for the coronavirus, marking the first confirmed cases in companion animals in the United States, federal officials said Wednesday.
Amid pandemic, homebrewing surges in popularity

Amid pandemic, homebrewing surges in popularity

SALEM, Ore. — On March 14, the day after the COVID-19 outbreak was declared a national emergency in the United States, I decided to take up an activity that I had abandoned decades ago. I brewed some beer. I became part of a trend.
Review: Hemsworth finds a worthy action pic in 'Extraction'

Review: Hemsworth finds a worthy action pic in 'Extraction'

Tyler Rake sounds like a Mad-Libs action hero name. When you add to the mix that this character actually, literally kills someone with a rake, it starts to veer into parody territory.
Review: Hemsworth finds a worthy action pic in 'Extraction'

Review: Hemsworth finds a worthy action pic in 'Extraction'

Tyler Rake sounds like a Mad-Libs action hero name. When you add to the mix that this character actually, literally kills someone with a rake, it starts to veer into parody territory.