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Review: A look at offerings on new mobile platform Quibi

Review: A look at offerings on new mobile platform Quibi

NEW YORK — Quibi may specialize in small, bite-sized videos, but its volume of shows is large. The media platform launches Monday with 175 new original shows — everything from scripted series, comedic diversions, deep dramas and celebrity fluff.
Ready to cook outdoors? How to clean and season your grill

Ready to cook outdoors? How to clean and season your grill

Unless you are like me and grill year-round, the warmer weather signals the start of the grilling season. This spring, especially, as millions of us are told to stay home, a trip outside to the backyard or patio is a welcome change.
Review: Novelist Don Winslow goes small and succeeds wildly

Review: Novelist Don Winslow goes small and succeeds wildly

“Broken” by Don Winslow (William Morrow) Don Winslow, whose work includes a dozen of the finest crime novels written in the last 20 years, displays all of his strengths, including propulsive narration, compelling characters and a tight, staccato writ
Anne Tyler talks Baltimore, her new book and social distance

Anne Tyler talks Baltimore, her new book and social distance

NEW YORK — After more than 20 books, Anne Tyler still finds ways to challenge herself.

US company poised to start COVID-19 vaccine safety test

A second U.S. company is poised to begin a small safety test of a vaccine against the new coronavirus.
Marianne Faithfull in hospital with coronavirus and 'stable'

Marianne Faithfull in hospital with coronavirus and 'stable'

LOS ANGELES — The English singer-songwriter Marianne Faithfull is being treated for coronavirus in a London hospital. Her manager Francois Ravard said Sunday that Faithfull is stable, however, and responding to treatment.
Queen delivers message of hope to UK amid virus outbreak

Queen delivers message of hope to UK amid virus outbreak

Britain needed a message of hope Sunday. The queen delivered it. Queen Elizabeth II offered support to a country locked down in the coronavirus pandemic, promising the nation that it would rise to the challenge and overcome the outbreak.
Celebrity birthdays for the week of April 12-18

Celebrity birthdays for the week of April 12-18

Celebrity birthdays for the week of April 12-18 April 12: Actress Jane Withers is 94. Musician Herbie Hancock is 80. Musician John Kay of Steppenwolf is 76. Actor Ed O’Neill (“Modern Family,” ?Married...With Children”) is 74.
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.
After virus, how will Americans' view of the world change?

After virus, how will Americans' view of the world change?

As the coronavirus spread across the world and began its reach into the United States, an assortment of Americans from the president on down summoned one notion as they framed the emerging cataclysm.