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Charities face growing need in pandemic without volunteers

Charities face growing need in pandemic without volunteers

For more than a week, Elaine Peoples, who cooked for a now-shuttered day care centre , has been out of work. At 68, she's also at a higher risk for catching the new coronavirus.
Review: Pearl Jam come roaring back with superb new album

Review: Pearl Jam come roaring back with superb new album

Pearl Jam, “Gigaton” (Monkeywrench/Republic Records) Trust Pearl Jam to still surprise us in 2020. The Seattle rock gods have made an album we didn't know we needed.
Rosie O’Donnell's streaming Broadway show raises $600K

Rosie O’Donnell's streaming Broadway show raises $600K

From finding ways to help others cope to sheltering in place to cancelling events, here’s a look at some of the ways the entertainment industry is reacting to the spread of the coronavirus, which most people recover from but can cause severe illness
Fitness enthusiasts think outside the gym during coronavirus

Fitness enthusiasts think outside the gym during coronavirus

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Steve LaTart in Minnesota is thinking of installing a space heater in his basement to recreate the atmosphere of his hot yoga classes now that his gym has closed due to coronavirus fears.
Loss of smell, taste, might signal pandemic virus infection

Loss of smell, taste, might signal pandemic virus infection

NEW YORK — A loss of smell or taste might be an early sign of infection with the pandemic virus, say medical experts who cite reports from several countries. It might even serve as a useful screening tool, they say.
Review: 'Untold Story' dives backstage at 'The Office'

Review: 'Untold Story' dives backstage at 'The Office'

“The Office: The Untold Story of the Greatest Sitcom of the 2000s: An Oral History,” Dutton, by Andy Greene The show started as practically a shot-for-shot remake of the British version of “The Office” that aired in the United Kingdom and starred Ric
Malaria drugs' promise for coronavirus spurs hope, shortages

Malaria drugs' promise for coronavirus spurs hope, shortages

Excitement about treating the new coronavirus with malaria drugs is raising hopes, including with President Donald Trump.

U-M president seeks firing of professor facing sex charges

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Regents at the University of Michigan are expected to consider a recommendation from its president that the school fire an opera singer and tenured professor facing sexual assault charges.

NY Philharmonic cancels season, cuts orchestra salaries

NEW YORK — The New York Philharmonic cancelled the rest of its season and a 10-concert European tour due to the new coronavirus, estimating it will have $10 million in operating losses to its $87 million annual budget because of the pandemic.
Canadian Folk Music Awards replace cancelled show with online event

Canadian Folk Music Awards replace cancelled show with online event

The Canadian Folk Music Awards are headed online as the country weathers the impact of COVID-19.