The nation’s largest movie theater chain changed its position on mask-wearing less than a day after the company became a target on social media for saying it would defer to local governments on the issue.
By Associated Press
Holm, an acclaimed actor whose long career included roles in “Chariots of Fire” and “The Lord of the Rings,” died peacefully Friday morning in a hospital.
Our June 2020 pick for the PBS NewsHour-New York Times book club is Lauren Wilkinson's "American Spy."…
By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport
American artists of all kinds are responding to the pandemic with new creations. As Jeffrey Brown reports, the art can serve as both a call to action and a means of healing -- for maker and audience alike. The story…
By Associated Press
Quaker Oats company is changing the name and marketing image of the 131-year-old Aunt Jemima pancake mix and syrup.
By Amna Nawaz, Anne Azzi Davenport
Five-time Grammy-winner Mary Chapin Carpenter has sold 15 million records and was scheduled to spend the summer touring and releasing a new album. But when the pandemic hit, she shifted to "Songs from Home" online, attracting a huge following. In…
By Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said Monday that the 93rd Academy Awards will now be held on April 25, 2021, eight weeks later than originally planned because of the pandemic's effects on the movie industry.
By Jeffrey Brown, Lena I. Jackson
Today, cameras are almost ubiquitous on mobile phones, and anyone can be a photographer. In this new technological landscape, millions of lenses are focused on the major events of a tumultuous period. For this Race Matters report, Jeffrey Brown looks…
Today would have been the 91st birthday of Anne Frank, the girl who left behind a tattered, hidden diary, now known as the gem-like book that's treasured by many millions. But the exact date of her death is unknown, and…
By Joshua Barajas, Jeffrey Brown
In recent days, hundreds of authors have shared how much they were paid with the hashtag #PublishingPaidMe, a push to reveal the economic disparities between black and non-black authors.
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