An Italian accountant whose son bought her the raffle ticket as a Christmas present has won a 1-million euro ($1.1 million) painting by Pablo Picasso in a charity draw.
By John Leicester, Associated Press
Married couple Chante and Ron Drew are truck drivers transporting groceries and other essential supplies across the country. They take turns driving and sleeping. But when they came down with COVID-19, their ability to hit the road -- and earn…
Amid a global pandemic comes a novel about a global pandemic. Lawrence Wright wrote “The End of October” before the new coronavirus was discovered in China, but some of its chapters feel ripped from today’s headlines. Wright joins Jeffrey Brown…
Carolyn Olson has been paying tribute to all kinds of workers deemed essential during the pandemic. For their sake, Olson also wants the rest of us to do better.
By Joshua Barajas
By Andrew Dalton, Associated Press
Ken Osmond, who played the two-faced teenage scoundrel Eddie Haskell on TV's "Leave it to Beaver," has died. Osmond's family says he died Monday in Los Angeles.
By Jeffrey Brown, Frank Carlson
Musician Pat “Mother Blues” Cohen has long met adversity with music. She lost her New Orleans home to Hurricane Katrina and relocated to North Carolina with assistance from the Music Maker Relief Foundation, a group that supports blues musicians. But…
By Courtney Vinopal
In Ann Petry’s 1946 novel “The Street,” which chronicles an African American woman’s pursuit of the American dream, the main character’s predicament is not unlike that of many workers today.
By Christopher Booker
Like so many neighborhoods in America, Chicago's West Town has been largely shut down due to the coronavirus. But photographer Candice Cusic hopes she can put a face in front of the closed doors and dark windows of her neighborhood.
By Megan Thompson
New York City mother of two Stefanie Trilling is aiming to bring a little joy to the world during the pandemic by parodying classic children's book covers. A lawyer by training with no artistic background, her paintings have gone viral…
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