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Those without broadband struggle in a stuck-at-home nation

Those without broadband struggle in a stuck-at-home nation

NEW YORK — In Sandwich, New Hampshire, a town of 1,200 best known as a setting for the movie “On Golden Pond," broadband is scarce. Forget streaming Netflix, much less working or studying from home.
Should you wear mask in public if not sick with coronavirus?

Should you wear mask in public if not sick with coronavirus?

WASHINGTON — If you’re not sick with the new coronavirus, should you wear a mask in public? Global health authorities say no. Amid a shortage of masks, the U.S.
Review: Friendships carry on in 'It's Not All Downhill’

Review: Friendships carry on in 'It's Not All Downhill’

“It’s Not All Downhill From Here” (Ballantine Books), by Terry McMillan Best-selling author Terry McMillan has spent the last thirty years creating strong female characters who know what they want in life.
Virus disrupts pregnancy plans, raises anxiety and questions

Virus disrupts pregnancy plans, raises anxiety and questions

Some pregnant women fear giving birth with no loved ones by their side. Others worry about getting sick with COVID-19 and not being able to hold their newborns.
Review: Paranoia seeps through a starship in 'Providence'

Review: Paranoia seeps through a starship in 'Providence'

"Providence” by Max Barry (Putnam) A crew of research scientists makes first contact with an alien species of creatures that look like salamanders and it all goes horribly wrong. The violence is captured on video, and now Earth is at war.
Review: In 'Slay the Dragon,' a gerrymandering investigation

Review: In 'Slay the Dragon,' a gerrymandering investigation

Feeling beaten down by the news? Why not watch a documentary on gerrymandering to cheer you up? “Slay the Dragon," by Chris Durrance and Barak Goodman, deftly outlines how redistricting has eroded American democracy and helped usher compromise out of
Virus: Elton John-led concert raises $8M; Rihanna ups aid

Virus: Elton John-led concert raises $8M; Rihanna ups aid

From finding ways to help others cope to sheltering in place to cancelling 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

Rubio specifies journalists for 'glee' in virus deaths

NEW YORK — Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, pressed to identify media figures that he said expressed “glee” at Americans getting coronavirus, has cited an editorial cartoonist, a magazine writer, an online tech publication and an online editor.

Oscar-nominated Canadian filmmaker Giles Walker has died in Toronto

MONTREAL — Canadian filmmaker Giles Walker, whose live-action short "Bravery in the Field" was nominated for an Oscar, has died. The National Film Board of Canada says Walker died in Toronto on March 23 after a 10-year battle with cancer.

Oscar-nominated Canadian filmmaker Giles Walker has died in Toronto

MONTREAL — Canadian filmmaker Giles Walker, whose live-action short "Bravery in the Field" was nominated for an Oscar, has died. The National Film Board of Canada says Walker died in Toronto on March 23 after a 10-year battle with cancer.