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HBO doc puts spotlight on Natalie Wood’s life, not her death

LOS ANGELES — The fate of “ Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind ” hung on a Robert Wagner interview. Director Laurent Bouzereau knew that it would be a ...
14:38 5 May 2020

Asia Today: Japan debuts robots at hotels for virus patients

BANGKOK — Robot staff debuted at a Tokyo hotel used for mildly sick coronavirus patients under a new plan to free up beds at hospitals overburdened wi...
12:45 1 May 2020

Queen and Adam Lambert honor global COVID-19 ‘Champions’

LONDON — Queen and singer Adam Lambert have a message for workers on the frontline of the COVID-19 fight: “You Are the Champions.”
23:00 30 April 2020

‘Goonies’ cast, ‘Flintstones’ rescue TV viewers in pandemic

LOS ANGELES — Josh Gad had a notion about what might soothe the kid in him during a scary time and maybe do the same for others. The actor got to work...
20:50 30 April 2020

Producer’s memoir talks life of hits, magic of Ed Van Halen

SOUTH PASADENA, Calif. — In a life full of magical musical moments, few compare for Ted Templeman to the night he first saw Van Halen in a mostly empt...
15:28 30 April 2020

Dalla Torre, grand master of Knights of Malta, dies at 75

ROME — Giacomo Dalla Torre del Tempio di Sanguinetto, an Italian aristocrat who steered the ancient Knights of Malta religious order after an institut...
18:53 29 April 2020

Religious freedom watchdog pitches adding India to blacklist

NEW YORK — The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom is urging that the State Department add India to its list of nations with uniquely p...
17:05 28 April 2020

Storybooks, radio connect kids isolated in far-flung Alaska

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — All it takes is a few words from a storybook to connect kids over the crackle of an AM radio station. It's not 1950s entertainment...
16:56 28 April 2020

Charlize Theron launches initiative to fight gender violence

LOS ANGELES — Actress Charlize Theron and her foundation are committing $1 million to coronavirus relief efforts, with half of that dedicated to fight...
17:13 22 April 2020

Virus spread scales down Warsaw Ghetto commemoration events

WARSAW, Poland — Sirens wailed and Jewish prayers were said for the heroes of the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto uprising, but the annual memorial observances wer...
14:47 19 April 2020

Teachers on TV: Classes hit the airwaves during pandemic

TRENTON, N.J. — Using his cat’s blanket as green screen, history teacher Bill Smith recorded himself teaching a lesson on New Jersey’s underground rai...
14:32 18 April 2020

TV doctors Oz and Phil explaining controversial Fox comments

NEW YORK — Two television doctors — Dr. Oz and Dr. Phil — are finding themselves trying to explain comments they made about coronavirus restrictions d...
21:37 17 April 2020

NOT REAL NEWS: More falsehoods around the novel coronavirus

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared wid...
18:43 17 April 2020

Louis Armstrong org starts COVID-19 fund for jazz musicians

NEW YORK — The Louis Armstrong Educational Foundation has launched a $1 million emergency fund to support freelance New York City-area jazz musicians ...
18:23 16 April 2020

Muslims grapple with Ramadan rituals in coronavirus era

WINTER PARK, Fla. — Seattle resident Maggie Mohamed was looking forward to spending the Islamic holy month of Ramadan in her native Egypt.
16:50 16 April 2020

Amid lockdown, Danes find way to celebrate queen’s birthday

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Observing social distancing, Danes on Thursday sang birthday songs from homes, balconies, parks and public gardens to honor popu...
12:55 16 April 2020

Feds: Online drug dealer planned to bomb Nebraska pharmacy

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — A Maryland man who operated an online drug dealing website engaged in extensive plans to bomb and burn down a competing pharmacy i...
0:10 14 April 2020

Devin Booker wins NBA 2K20 Players in all-Phoenix Suns final

Devin Booker won the NBA 2K20 Players Tournament on Saturday night, sweeping Phoenix Suns teammate Deandre Ayton in the best-of-three final.
3:30 12 April 2020

Pope: Easter gives hope in our ‘darkest hour,’ despite fear

VATICAN CITY — Easter offers a message of hope in people’s “darkest hour," Pope Francis said, as he celebrated a late-night vigil Mass Saturday in St....
20:26 11 April 2020

Church software companies rush to accommodate surge in usage

(RNS) — As in-person worship services and religious gatherings have been shut down around much of the country, faith leaders have been left scrambling...
22:08 10 April 2020

Mosques, streets quiet as Indonesia’s capital tightens rules

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Mosques usually filled for Friday prayers and streets normally clogged with cars and motorcycles were empty as authorities in Ind...
7:08 10 April 2020

Pope hails priests, health workers as ‘the saints next door’

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis on Holy Thursday hailed priests and medical staff who tend to the needs of COVID-19 patients as “the saints next door.”
18:23 9 April 2020

Dreaded uptick worldwide of dead spiritual leaders

The Louisiana pastor who preached courage from his deathbed. The nun who always insisted that her order “get down to brass tacks,” and help people. Th...
18:50 8 April 2020

A sad Holy Week after virus death of 1st Catholic priest

NEW YORK — “Animo!”
18:06 8 April 2020

The Latest: Bars, clubs in Seoul closed to halt virus spread

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and pe...
4:41 8 April 2020

The Cuomo show, Andrew and Chris, enliven coronavirus TV

NEW YORK — With all their familial love and drama, the Cuomo brothers — Andrew during the daytime, Chris at night — have become compelling figures in ...
22:22 2 April 2020

DiCaprio, others launch $12M coronavirus relief food fund

LOS ANGELES — Leonardo DiCaprio will help launch America’s Food Fund, which has already raised $12 million to help communities impacted by the coronav...
12:00 2 April 2020

Caylee Hammack’s band went from concerts to mowing lawns

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Country singer Caylee Hammack and her band are facing months without income after the concert industry came to a halt to prevent th...
19:10 1 April 2020

A ‘Solidarity Menu’ for poor Colombians, migrant Venezuelans

Emiliano Moscoso fights back tears.
15:45 1 April 2020