The January pick for our “Now Read This” book club was a book of essays exploring many aspects of American culture through the prism of the internet and social media. At age 32, author Jia Tolentino has gained acclaim as…
By Janet McConnaughey, Associated Press
All around New Orleans, thousands of houses are being decorated as floats because the coronavirus outbreak canceled the elaborate parades.
By Lynn Elber, Associated Press
Millions of viewers knew her as the self-absorbed neighbor Phyllis in "The Mary Tyler Moore Show." She also appeared as the mother of Timmy on the "Lassie" series.
By Jake Coyle, Associated Press
The Cannes Film Festival, canceled altogether last year by the pandemic, is postponing this year's edition from May to July in hopes of having an in-person festival.
By Associated Press
The NFL has picked three people who have served during the coronavirus pandemic as honorary captains for the Super Bowl along with inaugural poet Amanda Gorman for an original poem.
By Associated Press
Disney said in a blog post on Monday that the ride will be updated by Disney "imagineers" at the Disneyland parks with a new storyline and characters that "reflect and value the diversity of the world around us."…
By Hillel Italie, Associated Press
Michaela Goade won the Randolph Caldecott Medal for best children's picture story for the book "We Are Water Protectors." It was written by Carole Lindstrom and is a call for environmental protection.
Miami, one of the top tourist destinations in the U.S., has been hit hard by COVID and the travel shutdown. Officials at Miami International Airport say traffic is off by more than half, impacting hotels, restaurants, and hot spots like…
By Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press
Biden press secretary Jen Psaki said Monday that the Treasury Department is taking steps to resume efforts to put the 19th century abolitionist leader on the $20 bill.
By Andrew Dalton, Associated Press
Larry King, the suspenders-sporting everyman whose broadcast interviews with world leaders, movie stars and ordinary Joes helped define American conversation for a half-century, died Saturday. He was 87.
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