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Taylor Swift surprises some of her fans with money donations

Taylor Swift surprises some of her fans with money donations

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
Netflix reduces video quality in Canada to lower internet bandwidth use

Netflix reduces video quality in Canada to lower internet bandwidth use

TORONTO — Netflix is lowering video quality for its subscribers in Canada as it attempts to reduce soaring demands on internet bandwidth in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cirque du Soleil considering options after closing shows, laying off most staff

Cirque du Soleil considering options after closing shows, laying off most staff

MONTREAL — Cirque du Soleil says it hasn't made a decision on steps it will take to stay afloat after cancelling all of its shows and laying off almost all of its employees due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Political historian-commentator Richard Reeves dies at 83

Political historian-commentator Richard Reeves dies at 83

NEW YORK — Richard Reeves, an author and syndicated columnist who wrote about politics for more than 50 years and published books on Richard Nixon, John F. Kennedy and other American presidents, has died at age 83.
None of the 'Big Five' publishers will attend BookExpo

None of the 'Big Five' publishers will attend BookExpo

NEW YORK — All of the so-called “Big Five” publishers have dropped out of BookExpo, the industry's annual national convention.

Toronto's Luminato Festival, launched in wake of SARS, cancelled because of COVID-19

TORONTO — The Luminato Festival, which draws artists from around the world to Toronto, has been cancelled this summer because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
US hospitals rush to find beds for surge of virus patients

US hospitals rush to find beds for surge of virus patients

SEATTLE — With her due date fast approaching, Kelly McCarty packed a bag with nursing tops, a robe, slippers and granola bars. Last week's ultrasound, she said, showed “this baby is head down and ready to go.
Review: Eef Barzelay leads Clem Snide to serene devastation

Review: Eef Barzelay leads Clem Snide to serene devastation

Clem Snide, “Forever Just Beyond” (Ramseur/Thirty Tigers) There have been many iterations of Clem Snide over the years but by now it's turned into a personal alias for Eef Barzelay.
Home internet jammed up? Try these steps before upgrading

Home internet jammed up? Try these steps before upgrading

With so much of the U.S. workforce — and their families — now cooped up at home to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus, it's not a huge surprise that home internet is showing the strain.
Home internet jammed up? Try these steps before upgrading

Home internet jammed up? Try these steps before upgrading

With so much of the U.S. workforce — and their families — now cooped up at home to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus, it's not a huge surprise that home internet is showing the strain.
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