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Actor says 'Justice League' director Whedon was 'abusive'

Actor says 'Justice League' director Whedon was 'abusive'

LOS ANGELES — Actor Ray Fisher says director Joss Whedon's behaviour was “abusive” on the set of the 2017 film “Justice League.
Death Cafes help ease grief, loss in the time of coronavirus

Death Cafes help ease grief, loss in the time of coronavirus

NEW YORK — Panic attacks, trouble breathing, relapses that have sent her to bed for 14 hours at a time: At 35, Marissa Oliver has been forced to deal with the spectre of death on COVID-19's terms, yet conversations about her illness, fear and anxiety
Right time to 'get stupid again': Beavis, Butt-Head comeback

Right time to 'get stupid again': Beavis, Butt-Head comeback

LOS ANGELES — Beavis and Butt-Head are coming back to TV in a reimagined version of the animated series about a pair of Gen X slackers.
Little evidence that protests spread coronavirus in US

Little evidence that protests spread coronavirus in US

NEW YORK — There is little evidence that the protests that erupted after George Floyd’s death caused a significant increase in U.S. coronavirus infections, according to public health experts.
Q-and-A: Haviah Mighty tackling racism in Canada Day performance, new video

Q-and-A: Haviah Mighty tackling racism in Canada Day performance, new video

TORONTO — Haviah Mighty says she hopes this Canada Day marks one of greater reflection on racism within our own country. The Brampton, Ont.
Jay-Z's Made in America festival cancelled due to pandemic

Jay-Z's Made in America festival cancelled due to pandemic

NEW YORK — Jay-Z’s annual festival in Philadelphia, Made in America, won’t take place Labor Day weekend due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Pfizer reports encouraging, very early vaccine test results

Pfizer reports encouraging, very early vaccine test results

The first of four experimental COVID-19 vaccines being tested by Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech showed encouraging results in very early testing of 45 people, the companies said Wednesday.
Remembering the slave who joined Jefferson in Philadelphia

Remembering the slave who joined Jefferson in Philadelphia

NEW YORK — In the early summer of 1776, Thomas Jefferson worked away in the second floor parlour of a boardinghouse in downtown Philadelphia.
VIRUS DIARY: Moving closer to grandsons they can barely see

VIRUS DIARY: Moving closer to grandsons they can barely see

WARWICK, R.I. — A child's swing twists forlornly in the breeze beneath the behemoth maple tree that shades our home. It's become a symbol of our sad coronavirus exile.
Online jazz fest better than nothing, but VP wants 'real' festival next year

Online jazz fest better than nothing, but VP wants 'real' festival next year

MONTREAL — This year's edition of the Montreal International Jazz Festival may have given music fans a glimpse into how they'll be attending performances for the next little while.
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