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…
By Associated Press
Fred Willard, the comedic actor whose improv style kept him relevant for more than 50 years in films like “This Is Spinal Tap,” “Best In Show” and “Anchorman,” has died. He was 86.
By Courtney Vinopal
In the midst of a frightening global event that has negatively affected people’s lives in many ways, some have found that connecting through online dating is a rare bright spot.
The bake-off is the latest in a series of at-home projects championed by museums closed during the pandemic that give people something to do while social distancing.
By Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press
Rock 'n' roll pioneer Little Richard will be buried in a private funeral at Oakwood University, a historically black university in Huntsville, Alabama.
By Anne Azzi Davenport
By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport
The ‘Songs of Comfort’ project world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma launched on social media continues to expand in new directions. Jeffrey Brown looks at the growing collaboration in these mini performances, as tough times bring people together through music -- and…
In Juneau, Alaska, the city's hiking hotline has become become a source of joy during the pandemic. It's no joke.
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