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Union tells actors not to work on pandemic film 'Songbird'

Union tells actors not to work on pandemic film 'Songbird'

LOS ANGELES — The union that represents film actors told its members Thursday not to work on the upcoming pandemic thriller “Songbird,” saying the filmmakers have not been up-front about safety measures and had not signed the proper agreements for th

21 Savage launches free online financial program for youth

LOS ANGELES — Rapper 21 Savage will be launching a free online financial literacy education program for youth sheltered at home during the coronavirus pandemic.
Bell to commentate and race on same day in different states

Bell to commentate and race on same day in different states

INDIANAPOLIS — Townsend Bell is putting his own unique twist on “double duty” this weekend by calling the IndyCar race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway before jetting to Florida to compete in the IMSA sports car race.
Review: A master class by Catherine Deneuve in 'The Truth'

Review: A master class by Catherine Deneuve in 'The Truth'

Family may be the great subject of Japanese filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-eda, but he doesn't draw straightforward portraits. In Kore-eda's hands, family is more malleable.
Top Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan dies at 71

Top Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan dies at 71

NEW DELHI — Saroj Khan, a top Bollywood choreographer, died of cardiac arrest in a Mumbai hospital early Friday, her family said. She was 71. The three-time National Award winner was hospitalized last Saturday after she complained of breathlessness.
Texas governor issues mask order to fight coronavirus

Texas governor issues mask order to fight coronavirus

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Gov.
Virus concerns grow - as do crowds flocking to Jersey Shore

Virus concerns grow - as do crowds flocking to Jersey Shore

BELMAR, N.J. — As coronavirus-related restrictions are eased and temperatures climb, people are flocking back to the Jersey Shore.

Christina Ricci files for divorce from husband of 7 years

LOS ANGELES — Actress Christina Ricci has filed for divorce Thursday from her husband of seven years, and is asking for sole custody of their son.
Patrick Watson says Indigenous acknowledgment 'censored' from Canada Day show

Patrick Watson says Indigenous acknowledgment 'censored' from Canada Day show

MONTREAL — Singer-songwriter Patrick Watson says Heritage Canada edited out a land acknowledgment he made to Indigenous peoples before his Canada Day performance.
Mandatory mask policies raise accessibility concerns for vulnerable populations

Mandatory mask policies raise accessibility concerns for vulnerable populations

TORONTO — As several Canadian jurisdictions move to make masks mandatory in some public settings, experts and advocates say these orders will only work if they're backed up by efforts to provide access and education to vulnerable populations.