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CBS orders a third 'Star Trek' series with Spock onboard

CBS orders a third 'Star Trek' series with Spock onboard

NEW YORK — CBS All Access is bringing back Spock for its third full live action show in the “Star Trek” universe, ordering a new series set in the years before Capt. James T. Kirk helmed the U.S.S. Enterprise.
Yo, Adrian! 'Rocky' still packs a punch as Philly favourite

Yo, Adrian! 'Rocky' still packs a punch as Philly favourite

PHILADELPHIA — The Brazilian exchange student made one request of his host before his study abroad semester was cut short and he returned home to Sao Paulo: Take me to Rocky.
Review: Zoinks! 'Scoob!' is no tasty treat

Review: Zoinks! 'Scoob!' is no tasty treat

Even before darker anxieties took hold, the bad guys of “Scooby-Doo” were charmingly quaint.
Daveed Diggs lets out his inner sci-fi fan in 'Snowpiercer'

Daveed Diggs lets out his inner sci-fi fan in 'Snowpiercer'

LOS ANGELES — Daveed Diggs was sorting through the many TV offers coming his way a few years ago when, as the Tony Award-winning actor puts it, “there was a lot of ’Hamilton’ fairy dust attached to me.
VIRUS DIARY: Navigating a flu-like illness in the corona age

VIRUS DIARY: Navigating a flu-like illness in the corona age

TEL AVIV, Israel — For those of us from a region where outbursts of violence are an occupational hazard, coping with coronavirus seemed simple enough: Stay at home and you’ll be fine. For the most part it has been.
Songwriters go online to craft the next hit song remotely

Songwriters go online to craft the next hit song remotely

During a recent songwriting session, singer-songwriters Sarah Loethen and Christoffer Wadensten pieced together the lyrics and melody of a song they were writing about the global pandemic.
Gushue shifts focus with curling schedule and fitness franchises on hold

Gushue shifts focus with curling schedule and fitness franchises on hold

The spring season is usually a very busy time for Canadian curling champion Brad Gushue, who would normally be juggling his packed on-ice schedule with work duties as an Orangetheory Fitness franchisee. Instead the veteran skip is home in St.
Surf’s up and so are new beach rules to prevent virus spread

Surf’s up and so are new beach rules to prevent virus spread

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — They arrived at the beach by car, skateboard and on bare feet. They carried Frisbees, cameras and surfboards. They wore running shorts, yoga pants and wetsuits. Many wore masks.
Split-screen America is back: Whistleblower and Flynn case

Split-screen America is back: Whistleblower and Flynn case

NEW YORK — If there was any doubt that news during the coronavirus pandemic would fall prey to split-screen America, it was removed on Thursday.

Austrian culture minister quits amid criticism in crisis

BERLIN — Austria’s culture minister resigned on Friday amid mounting criticism and disappointment with her performance in the coronavirus crisis.