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Durst seeks mistrial over coronavirus delays in murder case

LOS ANGELES — Attorneys for real estate heir Robert Durst asked a Los Angeles judge to declare a mistrial Thursday in the murder case against him, arguing that he cannot get a fair trial with the long pause in the proceedings brought on by coronaviru
Queen and Adam Lambert honour global COVID-19 'Champions'

Queen and Adam Lambert honour 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.
Anderson Cooper is a father; gives infant son a special name

Anderson Cooper is a father; gives infant son a special name

NEW YORK — Anderson Cooper is a father, a milestone the CNN anchor says for a while he didn't believe would ever happen. Cooper announced the birth of his son, Wyatt, Thursday evening on his show and in a lengthy Instagram post.
In a US now in puppy love, Labs still tops, but corgis rise

In a US now in puppy love, Labs still tops, but corgis rise

NEW YORK — America's dogs are having their day as the coronavirus keeps many people at home more with their pets and spurs so much adoption and fostering that some shelters' kennels have emptied.
Key West to skip Hemingway Look-Alike Contest this year

Key West to skip Hemingway Look-Alike Contest this year

KEY WEST, Fla. — The coronavirus pandemic has forced the cancellation of the 40th annual Ernest Hemingway Look-Alike Contest in Key West, organizers announced Thursday.
Socked by virus, comic book industry tries to draw next page

Socked by virus, comic book industry tries to draw next page

The pandemic has transformed Christina Blanch, owner of Aw Yeah Comics, into a nightly TV host. Nine times a week, Blanch leads a livestream from the store she lives above in Muncie, Indiana, to sell some comics and interact with regulars.
Socked by virus, comic book industry tries to draw next page

Socked by virus, comic book industry tries to draw next page

The pandemic has transformed Christina Blanch, owner of Aw Yeah Comics, into a nightly TV host. Nine times a week, Blanch leads a livestream from the store she lives above in Muncie, Indiana, to sell some comics and interact with regulars.
Hairstylist gives free haircuts to Thai health frontliners

Hairstylist gives free haircuts to Thai health frontliners

BANGKOK — Scrubs may be in fashion during the coronavirus crisis, but split ends — never. That's where Pornsupa Hattayong comes in.
Hairstylist gives free haircuts to Thai health frontliners

Hairstylist gives free haircuts to Thai health frontliners

BANGKOK — Scrubs may be in fashion during the coronavirus crisis, but split ends — never. That's where Pornsupa Hattayong comes in.
Top actor and Bollywood scion Rishi Kapoor dies of leukemia

Top actor and Bollywood scion Rishi Kapoor dies of leukemia

NEW DELHI — Top Indian actor Rishi Kapoor, a scion of a famous Bollywood family, has died. He was 67 and had leukemia. Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan tweeted on Thursday, “Rishi Kapoor gone….Just passed away… I am destroyed.