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VIRUS DIARY: Sweden stayed open. I stayed at home.

VIRUS DIARY: Sweden stayed open. I stayed at home.

STOCKHOLM — Early April. A buzz of my phone. “Free for a walk?” asks a friend. Another notification. “Coffee on Wednesday?” “Come for drinks!” I’m at a loss. I’m working remotely from Stockholm, out of the London office.
Masks and social distancing work, new analysis finds

Masks and social distancing work, new analysis finds

Masks and social distancing can help control the coronavirus but hand washing and other measures are still needed, a new analysis finds.
Mass gatherings, erosion of trust upend coronavirus control

Mass gatherings, erosion of trust upend coronavirus control

NEW YORK — Protests erupting across the nation over the past week — and law enforcement's response to them — are threatening to upend efforts by health officials to track and contain the spread of coronavirus just as those efforts were finally gettin

Publishers sue Internet Archive over scanning of books

NEW YORK — Four of the country's biggest publishers have sued a digital library for copyright infringement, alleging that the Internet Archive has illegally offered more than a million scanned works to the public, including such favourites as Toni Mo
'The Walrus and the Whistleblower' profiles 'walrus whisperer' battle with Marineland

'The Walrus and the Whistleblower' profiles 'walrus whisperer' battle with Marineland

TORONTO — Growing up near Niagara Falls, Ont., Nathalie Bibeau was well familiar with the splashy spectacle of its zoo and amusement park Marineland. The director and producer from Welland, Ont.
Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 7-13

Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 7-13

Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 7-13: June 7: Actress Virginia McKenna (“Born Free”) is 89. Singer Tom Jones is 80. Actor Ronald Pickup (“The Crown”) is 80.
'Welcome Back!' Several famed museums reopen across Europe

'Welcome Back!' Several famed museums reopen across Europe

AMSTERDAM — In the Netherlands, the intimate gaze of the Girl with the Pearl Earring can once again startle and entice visitors. Down in Spain, the rusty maze of steel sheets by Richard Serra is a wonderland anew for art lovers.
Spike Lee on what's different about these protests

Spike Lee on what's different about these protests

NEW YORK — It's not the first time that Spike Lee's “Do the Right Thing” has been freshly urgent, but Lee's 1989 film has again found blistering relevance in the wake of George Floyd's death.
New this week: Apollo benefit, docs on Bruce Lee, spelling

New this week: Apollo benefit, docs on Bruce Lee, spelling

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week.
New this week: Apollo benefit, docs on Bruce Lee, spelling

New this week: Apollo benefit, docs on Bruce Lee, spelling

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week.