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'He's an inmate': Anguish mounts over virus-hit nursing home

'He's an inmate': Anguish mounts over virus-hit nursing home

KIRKLAND, Wash. — Desperate to talk to their dad, Scott Sedlacek and his brother, Steve, stood outside his open nursing home window and shouted. They could barely hear his weak replies, but one came through clearly.
A look at entertainers and entities on hold over coronavirus

A look at entertainers and entities on hold over coronavirus

Some of the few entertainment entities that remained open and fully functioning were shutting down like much of the rest of the world on Friday, a day after institutions from Broadway to Disneyland closed their doors, TV shows including “The Price Is
Cultural institutions cancel shows, empty seats amid COVID-19 concerns

Cultural institutions cancel shows, empty seats amid COVID-19 concerns

Cultural institutions across the country are shutting their doors and calling off events because of the COVID-19 pandemic, leaving some concerned for the health of Canada's arts scene.
US hospitals brace for 'tremendous strain' from new virus

US hospitals brace for 'tremendous strain' from new virus

U.S. hospitals are setting up circus-like triage tents, calling doctors out of retirement, guarding their supplies of face masks and making plans to cancel elective surgery as they brace for an expected onslaught of coronavirus patients.
How to clean the bundle of germs that is your phone

How to clean the bundle of germs that is your phone

NEW YORK — You're washing your hands countless times a day to try to ward off the coronavirus. You should also wash that extension of your hand and breeding ground for germs — your phone.
Author Roth weighed in on 'Plot Against America' TV series

Author Roth weighed in on 'Plot Against America' TV series

LOS ANGELES — David Simon, the creative force behind stellar TV including “The Wire," “Show Me a Hero” and “Treme,” found himself in unfamiliar territory with his latest series, HBO’s “The Plot Against America.
Hot Docs festival scheduled for April now postponed due to COVID-19

Hot Docs festival scheduled for April now postponed due to COVID-19

TORONTO — Next month's Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival in Toronto has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Big city, big worry: Pressure mounting to close NYC schools

Big city, big worry: Pressure mounting to close NYC schools

NEW YORK — Calls to close the nation's biggest public school system grew Friday in a subdued New York City, where the coronavirus has already turned the lights out on Broadway and shuttered big gathering spots from art museums to Carnegie Hall.
Movie theatres, for now, stay open nationwide

Movie theatres, for now, stay open nationwide

NEW YORK — Movie theatres have long acted as a refuge in times of war and recession. Their screens have flickered virtually unabated for the last century.

WALL STREET JOURNAL-BEST SELLERS

Bestselling Books Week Ended March 7th. FICTION 1. “House of Earth and Blood” by Sarah J. Maas (Bloomsbury) 2. “Chain of Gold” by Cassandra Clare (Margaret K. McElderry) 3. “Green Eggs and Ham” by Dr. Suess (Random House Books for Young Readers) 4.