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Review: Dion gets distinguished help on rocking blues album

Review: Dion gets distinguished help on rocking blues album

Dion, “Blues with Friends” (Keeping the Blues Alive Records) “Blues with Friends” sets up rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Dion with a distinguished set of guitarists, from Joe Bonamassa to Bruce Springsteen, on an album teeming with talent and great tunes.
VIRUS DIARY: Time and longing during a locked-down babyhood

VIRUS DIARY: Time and longing during a locked-down babyhood

SEATTLE — My 8-month-old baby has now spent 32% of his life under quarantine due to the coronavirus pandemic. Time blurs enough during infancy for both babies without long-term memory and parents deprived of sleep.
Tourist towns balance fear, survival in make-or-break summer

Tourist towns balance fear, survival in make-or-break summer

CANNON BEACH, Ore. — As the coronavirus raced across America, this quaint seaside town did what would normally be unthinkable for a tourist destination.
John Prine's wife urges Tennessee to expand absentee voting

John Prine's wife urges Tennessee to expand absentee voting

NASHVILLE — The wife of singer-songwriter John Prine, who died from complications of COVID-19, urged lawmakers Tuesday to expand absentee voting so Tennesseans would not have to put their health at risk to exercise their right to vote.
John Prine's wife urges Tennessee to expand absentee voting

John Prine's wife urges Tennessee to expand absentee voting

NASHVILLE — The wife of singer-songwriter John Prine, who died from complications of COVID-19, urged lawmakers Tuesday to expand absentee voting so Tennesseans would not have to put their health at risk to exercise their right to vote.
Lea Michele apologizes for being 'difficult' on 'Glee' set

Lea Michele apologizes for being 'difficult' on 'Glee' set

NEW YORK — Former “Glee” star Lea Michele has apologized for being “unnecessarily difficult” on the set of the musical TV show after a co-star accused Michele of making her time there “a living hell.
Review: New novel explores race, identity, belonging

Review: New novel explores race, identity, belonging

“The Vanishing Half,” by Brit Bennett (Riverhead) A new novel explores the construct of race in the diverging lives of light-skinned black twins, one of whom transitions into a life as a white woman.

Edmunds: 0% loans are a smart way to get out of a bad loan

To spur car sales amid the coronavirus pandemic, nearly every automaker has introduced 0% financing. Getting a 0% car loan can be a smart way to finance a new car. Edmunds data shows that 26% of vehicle loans in April took advantage of 0% financing.
The American story, splintered, and those vying to tell it

The American story, splintered, and those vying to tell it

What does the United States of America mean? Perhaps it’s Storyline No.
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.