Parton's $1 million gift to Nashville's Vanderbilt University Medical Center helped researchers develop Moderna's experimental coronavirus vaccine, announced this week.
By Associated Press
The raucous Mardi Gras parades where riders on elaborate floats toss trinkets to adoring throngs have been canceled in New Orleans because the close-packed crowds could spread the coronavirus.
By Shana Fischer
For the million people living with Parkinson’s disease in the United States, medication is the most common form of treatment. But some doctors are now prescribing dance as a way to slow the symptoms -- and bring joy to patients…
By Associated Press
One of the country's leading literary community and educational centers, Poets House, is suspending operations because of “challenges presented” by the coronavirus pandemic.
The proposed plans for two new museums, telling the histories of Latinos and women in the U.S., will be reviewed before a Senate committee Tuesday after, separately, receiving bipartisan support in the House of Representatives.
By Sheikh Saaliq, Associated Press
Chatterjee had a career in Bengali-language films that spanned six decades and was best known for his work with Ray, one of the world’s most influential Indian directors, whose films garnered critical acclaim and won multiple awards worldwide, putting India…
After decades in the business, Cindy Blackman Santana is out with her latest release “Give The Drummer Some” that defies categorization. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Tom Casciato spoke with the iconic drummer about her musical journey and her collaborations with…
By Chief Ernest Betsina
Alcohol abuse is a serious public health issue in indigenous communities in the Canadian arctic, but it’s a difficult topic to address. For the next several weeks, we’ll bring you the stories from Yellowknife in Canada’s Northwest Territories — stories…
This has been a year of huge events and milestones, from the coronavirus pandemic to the election of the first woman vice president. How will 2020 be remembered and analyzed in the years to come? Biographer and historian Janice Nimura…
By Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press
Located in Los Angeles at the corner of Wilshire Boulevard and Fairfax Avenue, the Academy Museum is set to open on April 30, five days after the 93rd Academy Awards. An inaugural exhibit will celebrate legendary Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki.
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