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Poland sets date for Frederic Chopin piano competition

Poland sets date for Frederic Chopin piano competition

WARSAW, Poland — Culture authorities in Poland said Monday that the 18th edition of the international Frederic Chopin piano competition will take place Oct. 2-23 in Warsaw.
Weinstein faces sentencing, prison in landmark #MeToo case

Weinstein faces sentencing, prison in landmark #MeToo case

NEW YORK — Harvey Weinstein is back in court Wednesday for the final act of the rape trial that landed him behind bars: a sentencing hearing where the once-powerful film producer will learn just how long he’ll stay in prison for his landmark #MeToo c
Review: 'The Hunt' is a clunky swipe at a divided America

Review: 'The Hunt' is a clunky swipe at a divided America

Fittingly, few films in recent memory arrive with a bigger target on its back than “The Hunt.” Our quick advice? Lower your weapons.

Leslie Marmon Silko wins $100,000 prize from arts academy

NEW YORK — Leslie Marmon Silko, winner of a lifetime achievement award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, sees universal reach in her writings about her Laguna Pueblo heritage.
All-Canadian cast to star in 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' in Toronto

All-Canadian cast to star in 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' in Toronto

TORONTO — Canadians will be able to buy tickets to see a homegrown cast of witches and wizards in "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" this spring.
Coronavirus clusters swell on both sides of the US

Coronavirus clusters swell on both sides of the US

Alarming clusters of the coronavirus swelled on both coasts of the U.S. on Tuesday, with more than 70 cases now tied to a biotech conference in Boston and infections turning up at 10 nursing homes in the hard-hit Seattle area.
Coronavirus compels telecommuting, travel limits for media

Coronavirus compels telecommuting, travel limits for media

NEW YORK — The Washington Post is encouraging its staff to work at home and the Los Angeles Times is restricting air travel, two illustrations of how news organizations compelled to cover the coronavirus outbreak are balancing the need to keep employ
Lawyer: Durst found body of slain friend, 'panicked' and ran

Lawyer: Durst found body of slain friend, 'panicked' and ran

LOS ANGELES — Robert Durst's defence lawyer said Tuesday that the multimillionaire real estate heir found the body of the friend he is charged with killing, and told jurors that Durst will testify at his trial.
'Dr. Phil' talk show will tape without audiences

'Dr. Phil' talk show will tape without audiences

LOS ANGELES — The “Dr. Phil” daytime talk show will tape without a studio audience for roughly two weeks as a precaution against the new coronavirus. The show typically tapes with an audience of about 300 people at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles.
'Dr. Phil' talk show will tape without audiences

'Dr. Phil' talk show will tape without audiences

LOS ANGELES — The “Dr. Phil” daytime talk show will tape without a studio audience for roughly two weeks as a precaution against the new coronavirus. The show typically tapes with an audience of about 300 people at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles.