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WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Krzysztof Penderecki, an award-winning conductor and one of the world’s most popular contemporary classical music composers whose works have featured in Hollywood films like “The Shining” and “Shutter Island,” died Sunday. He was …
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The Spanish league says more than 665,000 euros ($740,000) has been raised for the fight against the coronavirus outbreak with the help of athletes and musicians in Spain.The final tally was announced a day after …
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan pop star and opposition leader Bobi Wine, who released a song urging Africa's people to wash their hands to stop the spread of the new coronavirus, is criticizing African governments for not maintaining better health care systems for the continent's 1.3 …
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Former All-Star outfielder Jim Edmonds announced on his Instagram page that he went to the hospital to be tested for the coronavirus after displaying some symptoms.The 49-year-old Edmonds sent a video update …
The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.TOP OF THE HOUR:—Spain's deadliest day has over 800 deaths, over …
In less than two weeks, the coronavirus has claimed seven lives at one Long Island retirement community, with the latest death coming Saturday.The heavy toll at Peconic Landing, near the seaside village of Greenport, has been accompanied by a sense of dread and isolation, as loved ones have been …
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor John Callahan, known for playing Edmund Grey on “All My Children” and also starring on other soaps including “Days of Our Lives,” “Santa Barbara” and “Falcon Crest,” has died. He was 66. His ex-wife and former …
The walk to the starting grid for Tony Kanaan began in his Indianapolis kitchen, through the foyer, past the trophy case, up the stairs, down the hall, through the master bedroom, master bathroom and finally into the closet. That’s where the former Indianapolis 500 winner tucked away …
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Tourism officials in Memphis, Tennessee, say the Beale Street Music Festival and the World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest have been rescheduled for the fall after they were postponed by the new coronavirus outbreak.Memphis in May officials said in a statement …
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence and his girlfriend have restarted their efforts to raise money for those affected by the new coronavirus. They announced their decision Saturday on social media. The two had set …
MADRID (AP) — Soccer players and celebrities will take part in a global music festival on Saturday organized by the Spanish league in order to raise funds for the fight against the coronavirus.Barcelona’s Gerard Piqué, Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos and Sevilla’s …
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A scenic Idaho county known as a ski-vacation haven for celebrities and the wealthy has a new, more dubious distinction: It has one of the highest per-capita rates of confirmed coronavirus infections in America. Numbers from Johns Hopkins University on Friday show that …
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — There were the great fires of 1788 and 1794 and the multiple yellow fever outbreaks of the 1800s. Hurricane Betsy hit in 1965, Hurricane Katrina in 2005, and the memories linger in New Orleans like remnants of a bad dream.Now the city is one of the nation’s hot …
CHICAGO (AP) — Les Hunter, a star on Loyola Chicago's barrier-breaking 1963 NCAA championship team, died Friday. He was 77.The university announced Hunter's death, saying he battled cancer.Hunter helped Loyola — with four black starters — break down racial barriers and capture …
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Los Angeles Sparks guard Sydney Wiese posted on Twitter that she tested positive for COVID-19. Wiese said that she was “feeling well — fortunate to only show mild symptoms, but I am capable of …
From finding ways to help others cope to sheltering in place to canceling 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 in the elderly and those with preexisting …
Deeper, "Auto-Pain" (Fire Talk)Chicago-based Deeper fires on all cylinders on its sophomore album "Auto-Pain," delivering an energetic post-punk experience that excels by all measures.There's a deftly controlled pace that impresses throughout the album, a standout 12-track release that borrows its …
Sufjan Stevens and Lowell Brams, "Aporia" (Asthmatic Kitty)Always one to experiment, multi-instrumentalist Sufjan Stevens has partnered with his stepfather Lowell Brams to turn in his first bona fide bomb with the positively pulse-less "Aporia.""Little magical moments" is how Stevens describes …
Little Dragon, “New Me, Same Us” (Ninja Tune)As indicated by the title of their latest album, “New Me, Same Us,” the members of Swedish four-piece Little Dragon may have found themselves on separate personal journeys, but their sound is as cohesive as ever. And the …
Best-Selling Books Week Ended March 21st.FICTION1. “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens (G.P. Putnam's Sons)2. “The Boy from the Woods” by Harlan Coben (Grand Central Publishing)3. “Dog Man: Getch-22” by Dav (ilkey (Graphix)4. “Diary of a Wimpy …

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