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Netflix delves into the 'human side' of Challenger disaster

Netflix delves into the 'human side' of Challenger disaster

NEW YORK — Many Americans have vivid memories of Jan. 28, 1986. That was the day the space shuttle Challenger exploded over a chilly Florida, just seconds after liftoff.
Pandemic forces journalists to rethink campaign coverage

Pandemic forces journalists to rethink campaign coverage

NEW YORK — When the coronavirus shutdown began, ABC News' Martha Raddatz figured her plan for a cross-country road trip to meet voters would be shelved, too.
Pandemic forces journalists to rethink campaign coverage

Pandemic forces journalists to rethink campaign coverage

NEW YORK — When the coronavirus shutdown began, ABC News' Martha Raddatz figured her plan for a cross-country road trip to meet voters would be shelved, too.

Cyprus police probe tossing of chickens, rabbits at school

NICOSIA, Cyprus — Police in Cyprus launched a probe Tuesday into reports that a group of students hurled live chickens and rabbits from their high school to mark the beginning of the academic year.
Jennifer Podemski launches The Shine Network for Indigenous women in film and TV

Jennifer Podemski launches The Shine Network for Indigenous women in film and TV

TORONTO — Actor-director Jennifer Podemski has launched an online platform to support Indigenous women in Canadian film and TV.
Disney Plus launches beta test for streaming watch parties in Canada

Disney Plus launches beta test for streaming watch parties in Canada

Disney Plus is testing a new feature exclusively with Canadian subscribers that recreates the experience of watching TV with a group of family and friends.
What constitutes a COVID outbreak? Experts say classification isn't clear cut

What constitutes a COVID outbreak? Experts say classification isn't clear cut

When a southwestern Ontario public health unit declared a COVID-19 community outbreak this weekend after five students in the area tested positive, some on social media scoffed at the seemingly low number.
Longtime San Francisco benefactor Ann Getty dies at 79

Longtime San Francisco benefactor Ann Getty dies at 79

SAN FRANCISCO — Ann Getty, a longtime benefactor of the arts and culture in San Francisco who married into the storied Getty family, died Monday. She was 79. She died of a heart attack, her husband Gordon Getty said.

UN enlists slew of celebrities for film on global issues

TANZANIA, Tanzania — The United Nations has enlisted a slew of celebrities including multi-Grammy winner Beyoncé, actor Don Cheadle and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai for a film promoting actions to tackle the world’s biggest issues from
Legal advocates line up on both sides of Bill Cosby's appeal

Legal advocates line up on both sides of Bill Cosby's appeal

PHILADELPHIA — Legal advocates are lining up on both sides of actor Bill Cosby’s appeal as the Pennsylvania Supreme Court prepares to review his 2018 sex assault conviction.