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Reno News & Review halts 3 decades of weekly publications

RENO, Nev. — The Reno News & Review has stopped publishing the alternative weekly it has been distributing in the “Biggest Little City” for nearly 30 years.

Michelle Obama, Oprah, more joined an epic (virtual) party

LOS ANGELES — The hottest party in town Saturday night was on DJ D-Nice’s Instagram, where over 100,000 accounts tuned in during his epic 10-hour set including the likes of Michelle Obama, Oprah, Rihanna and Will Smith.
Plague as art: Over the centuries, many kinds of stories

Plague as art: Over the centuries, many kinds of stories

NEW YORK — Lauren Beukes, a script and fiction writer, is drawn to narratives that allow her to probe themes of gender and power.
Broadway actress Ruthie Ann Miles is pregnant

Broadway actress Ruthie Ann Miles is pregnant

LOS ANGELES — Broadway actress Ruthie Ann Miles, who tragically lost her daughter and unborn child two years ago, is pregnant. The Tony-winner shared on Twitter Saturday that she is due this spring.
Isolated with you: Tips to avoid couples' quarrels amid COVID-19 crisis

Isolated with you: Tips to avoid couples' quarrels amid COVID-19 crisis

Relationships can be challenging at the best of times. Throw a society-shifting pandemic, economic turmoil and a new confined lifestyle into the mix, and you've got yourself a recipe for couples' quarrels.
Dancers strip from homes when pandemic prompts cancellation of burlesque show

Dancers strip from homes when pandemic prompts cancellation of burlesque show

EDMONTON — When social distancing prompted the cancellation of a sold-out burlesque show at a downtown Edmonton bar on Friday, organizers kept the show going with livestreamed stripteases direct from the performers' own living rooms.
Virus rebels from France to Florida flout lockdown practices

Virus rebels from France to Florida flout lockdown practices

PARIS — Young German adults hold “corona parties" and cough toward older people. A Spanish man leashes a goat to go for a walk to skirt confinement orders.
COVID-19 lung patterns show few clues for treating pneumonia

COVID-19 lung patterns show few clues for treating pneumonia

WASHINGTON — Scans of the lungs of the sickest COVID-19 patients show distinctive patterns of infection, but so far those clues offer little help in predicting which patients will pull through.
COVID-19 lung patterns show few clues for treating pneumonia

COVID-19 lung patterns show few clues for treating pneumonia

WASHINGTON — Scans of the lungs of the sickest COVID-19 patients show distinctive patterns of infection, but so far those clues offer little help in predicting which patients will pull through.
Plácido Domingo has coronavirus amid Spain outbreak

Plácido Domingo has coronavirus amid Spain outbreak

MADRID — Plácido Domingo announced Sunday that he has tested positive for the coronavirus. The 79-year-old opera singer's illness comes after his own glittering career had recently been stained by sexual misconduct revelations.