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No parades, no concerts, no fun? COVID-19 will ensure a summer like no other

No parades, no concerts, no fun? COVID-19 will ensure a summer like no other

TORONTO — From music festivals to carnivals to big screen blockbusters, COVID-19 has already put the kibosh on several summer highlights that define the season for many Canadians.
Science summary: A look at novel coronavirus research around the globe

Science summary: A look at novel coronavirus research around the globe

Thousands of scientists around the world are working on problems raised by the COVID-19 pandemic.
'The Chi' star arrested for drugs, weapons in Mississippi

'The Chi' star arrested for drugs, weapons in Mississippi

GULFPORT, Miss. — A fired star of the hit Showtime series “The Chi" who was also featured in the Academy Award-nominated film “Straight Outta Compton" has been arrested on drugs and weapons charges on Mississippi's coast.
'The Chi' star arrested for drugs, weapons in Mississippi

'The Chi' star arrested for drugs, weapons in Mississippi

GULFPORT, Miss. — A fired star of the hit Showtime series “The Chi" who was also featured in the Academy Award-nominated film “Straight Outta Compton" has been arrested on drugs and weapons charges on Mississippi's coast.
Shirley Knight, Oscar-nominated actress, has died at 83

Shirley Knight, Oscar-nominated actress, has died at 83

LOS ANGELES — Shirley Knight, the Kansas-born actress who was nominated for two Oscars early in her career and went on to play an astonishing variety of roles in movies, TV and the stage, has died. She was 83.
'Parks and Recreation' cast reunites for fundraising special

'Parks and Recreation' cast reunites for fundraising special

LOS ANGELES — The original cast members of “Parks and Recreation” are getting back to work for a coronavirus-related fundraising special.
'Parks and Recreation' cast reunites for fundraising special

'Parks and Recreation' cast reunites for fundraising special

LOS ANGELES — The original cast members of “Parks and Recreation” are getting back to work for a coronavirus-related fundraising special.
Iowa governor: Tip from Ashton Kutcher led to testing deal

Iowa governor: Tip from Ashton Kutcher led to testing deal

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Iowa’s governor said the state’s $26 million contract to increase coronavirus testing was reached after she acted on a tip from actor Ashton Kutcher, a revelation that increased skepticism about the no-bid deal. Critics of Gov.
Iowa governor: Tip from Ashton Kutcher led to testing deal

Iowa governor: Tip from Ashton Kutcher led to testing deal

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Iowa’s governor said the state’s $26 million contract to increase coronavirus testing was reached after she acted on a tip from actor Ashton Kutcher, a revelation that increased skepticism about the no-bid deal. Critics of Gov.
Review: In 'Bad Education,' a gripping suburban crime saga

Review: In 'Bad Education,' a gripping suburban crime saga

“A town is only as good as its school system.” That phrase, uttered by Hugh Jackman’s beloved school superintendent Frank Tassone, has a devilish equilibrium in the gripping true-life crime drama “Bad Education.