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Mother's Day this year means getting creative from afar

Mother's Day this year means getting creative from afar

NEW YORK — Treats made and delivered by neighbours . Fresh garden plantings dug from a safe 6 feet away. Trips around the world set up room-to-room at home.
Coronavirus returns long-banned drive-in movies to Iran

Coronavirus returns long-banned drive-in movies to Iran

TEHRAN, Iran — The new coronavirus pandemic has brought back something unseen in Iran since its 1979 Islamic Revolution: a drive-in movie theatre .
VIRUS DIARY: Staving off the virus while our water runs out

VIRUS DIARY: Staving off the virus while our water runs out

HARARE, Zimbabwe — I know we're meant to be washing our hands frequently. We're trying. But we're running out of water again and I don't know when the water truck is going to be back.
Kristin Hannah sets new novel during Great Depression

Kristin Hannah sets new novel during Great Depression

NEW YORK — Kristin Hannah’s new novel will be timelier than she had wanted it to be. “The Four Winds” is set during the Great Depression, focusing on the drought that devastated the Great Plains. It comes out next February, St.
In 'Becoming,' a starring role for Michelle Obama

In 'Becoming,' a starring role for Michelle Obama

NEW YORK — In the backstage hallways of Washington D.C.’s Capital One Arena, Michelle Obama walks arm-in-arm with her husband, Barack Obama.
Kingfish Ingram wins 5 Blues Music Awards in online show

Kingfish Ingram wins 5 Blues Music Awards in online show

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Guitarist Christone “Kingfish” Ingram took home five Blues Music Awards in an online ceremony that featured appearances by Bonnie Raitt, Robert Cray and other musicians.
Colson Whitehead's 'The Nickel Boys' wins Pulitzer Prize

Colson Whitehead's 'The Nickel Boys' wins Pulitzer Prize

NEW YORK — Colson Whitehead became the rare author to receive Pulitzers for consecutive books when his novel about a brutal Florida reform school during the Jim Crow era, “The Nickel Boys,” was awarded the fiction prize Monday.
'Riveting' coverage of Alaska policing wins Pulitzer Prize

'Riveting' coverage of Alaska policing wins Pulitzer Prize

NEW YORK — The Anchorage Daily News and ProPublica won the Pulitzer Prize in public service Monday for illuminating the sparse policing of remote Alaska villages, as a delayed awards ceremony recognized writing, photos and — for the first time — audi
Right at Home: What’s new and notable in outdoor grills

Right at Home: What’s new and notable in outdoor grills

Barbecue season couldn’t be more welcome this year. Grilling is a way to change things up and expand the menu and the view for those stuck at home because of the coronavirus. ``Eating out’’ means the patio, yard or balcony, if you have one.
Millennial Money: Still employed? Focus on savings and debt

Millennial Money: Still employed? Focus on savings and debt

The coronavirus pandemic has thrown tens of millions of people into financial turmoil. But not everyone is feeling the pinch. Not yet, at least.