Elephant sanctuary livestreams herd bathing to calm frayed nerves
NEWSElephant sanctuary livestreams herd bathing to calm frayed nerves

Across the world, the overwhelming flood of anxiety-inducing news about the spread of coronavirus is prompting some to tune out or seek an escape. A charity in Thailand has decided to livestream... More

 
Jo-Ann craft stores are giving away free kits to make face masks
NEWSJo-Ann craft stores are giving away free kits to make face masks

Have no fear, the crafters are here. Jo-Ann Fabrics and Crafts stores are mobilizing customers to pitch in with coronavirus relief by distributing free kits to sew face masks and gowns for... More

 
Social distancing a different phenomenon for rural Americans
NEWSSocial distancing a different phenomenon for rural Americans

Social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic is a mantra now in America’s urban centers, where the outbreak is spreading exponentially — but what about wide-open places in rural America where... More

 
Coronavirus can survive on shoes for up to 5 days, experts warn
NEWSCoronavirus can survive on shoes for up to 5 days, experts warn

The coronavirus is known to make a home on many non-human surfaces, including doorknobs, cardboard boxes and shopping carts. Now, to the surprise of probably no one, experts are calling shoes a... More

 
Berlin police beg public to stop calling emergency hotline with dumb coronavirus questions
NEWSBerlin police beg public to stop calling emergency hotline with dumb coronavirus questions

BERLIN – Am I allowed to have a hairdresser or beautician come to my home? Can I hang out with my friends outside? Can I chill with my mates at home? Berlin police said on Thursday their emergency... More

 
Vietnam quarantines tens of thousands in camps to halt coronavirus spread
NEWSVietnam quarantines tens of thousands in camps to halt coronavirus spread

HANOI – Vietnam has sent tens of thousands of people to quarantine camps as waves of overseas citizens return home to escape a coronavirus pandemic spreading in Europe and the United States. Even... More

 
Judge rips art company over unicorn copyright lawsuit during coronavirus pandemic
NEWSJudge rips art company over unicorn copyright lawsuit during coronavirus pandemic

Perhaps worry about counterfeit unicorns after the pandemic? A federal judge eviscerated an art company for demanding a hearing for its copyright infringement lawsuit — over products featuring... More

 
Woman who licked toilet seat for ‘coronavirus challenge’ wants to cough on Dr. Phil
NEWSWoman who licked toilet seat for ‘coronavirus challenge’ wants to cough on Dr. Phil

This wanna-be influencer has a real potty mouth. Ava Louise, the desperate-for-fame 22-year-old who went viral for licking an airplane toilet seat in a “coronavirus challenge” TikTok video, has... More

 
German cathedral shines spotlight on little-known St. Corona
NEWSGerman cathedral shines spotlight on little-known St. Corona

A German cathedral has dug out from a treasure chamber its collection of remains of St. Corona, the little-known Christian martyr who has been purported to be the patron saint of resisting... More

 
Michelin-star chef in London prepares food boxes for needy as restaurants close
NEWSMichelin-star chef in London prepares food boxes for needy as restaurants close

LONDON – Londoners have been struggling to get their food shopping done as panic buying triggered by the coronavirus crisis has emptied supermarket shelves, but some will soon be receiving food... More

 
Honduran government delivers food to 3.2 million people amid coronavirus lockdown
NEWSHonduran government delivers food to 3.2 million people amid coronavirus lockdown

TEGUCIGALPA – Armed Honduran soldiers began delivering food to some 3.2 million people on lockdown in their homes on Wednesday, part of the government’s efforts stop the spread of coronavirus in a... More

 
Bob Dylan releases 17-minute song about John F. Kennedy assassination
NEWSBob Dylan releases 17-minute song about John F. Kennedy assassination

For years, Bob Dylan fans have spoken in a sort of hushed awe about the longest song he ever released, “Highlands,” an album side-length 1997 track that ran 16 minutes and 31 seconds. Now, 23 years... More

 
‘The Sinner’ star Bill Pullman dissects chilling Season 3 finale
NEWS‘The Sinner’ star Bill Pullman dissects chilling Season 3 finale

“You know that I came here to kill you.” With those chilling words, Jamie Burns (Matt Bomer) began his final bloody exit on Thursday night’s Season 3 finale of “The Sinner,” the USA crime drama... More

 
CBS sitcom ‘Broke’ gives timely twist to single-mom cliché
NEWSCBS sitcom ‘Broke’ gives timely twist to single-mom cliché

The single mom struggling to make ends meet is a well-worn TV series premise. In “Broke,” a new comedy on CBS, the cliché is given a timely twist. Reseda, Calif., mother Jackie (Pauley Perrette)... More

 
Terrence McNally loomed large through ups, downs on Broadway
NEWSTerrence McNally loomed large through ups, downs on Broadway

The coronavirus continues to devastate Broadway. Two highly anticipated plays — “Hangmen” and the revival of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” — have been scuttled. Actors are sick, among them much... More

 
How Samantha Bee is hosting ‘Full Frontal’ from her backyard
NEWSHow Samantha Bee is hosting ‘Full Frontal’ from her backyard

“Full Frontal with Samantha Bee” returned to TBS Wednesday night with a new studio — Bee’s woodsy suburban backyard. Like her other late-night cohorts, Bee — who’s married to actor/comedian Jason... More

 
5SOS’ new album ‘CALM’ is named as a special ode to fans
NEWS5SOS’ new album ‘CALM’ is named as a special ode to fans

When 5 Seconds of Summer named their fourth studio album “CALM,” out Friday, the band had no idea how much that quality would be needed in the world today. “The album title came from the first... More

 
HBO postpones Nicole Kidman series ‘The Undoing’ to fall due to coronavirus pandemic
NEWSHBO postpones Nicole Kidman series ‘The Undoing’ to fall due to coronavirus pandemic

Five weeks ahead of its intended launch, Nicole Kidman‘s HBO limited series “The Undoing” has been pulled off of the pay cabler’s spring schedule due to the coronavirus pandemic. In a statement to... More

 
The Knack debut coronavirus-themed ‘My Sharona’ parody video
NEWSThe Knack debut coronavirus-themed ‘My Sharona’ parody video

Guitarist Berton Averre shows fans how to disinfect the neck of a guitar using the song's rhythms. More