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Boston, Leipzig orchestras extend Andris Nelsons' contracts

BOSTON — Conductor Andris Nelsons has reached agreement on contract extensions with both the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Gewandhausorchester of Leipzig, Germany, the parties announced on Monday.

Millennial Money: Create financial stability in shaky times

In a year that has thrown a pandemic, natural disasters and economic calamity at us while we lurch closer to a presidential election, stability can feel elusive.
Amid rising infections, Israeli ultra-Orthodox defy lockdown

Amid rising infections, Israeli ultra-Orthodox defy lockdown

TEL AVIV, Israel — After a revered ultra-Orthodox rabbi died this week from COVID-19, Israeli police thought they had worked out an arrangement with his followers to allow a small, dignified funeral that would conform with public health guidelines un
How do I politely ask someone to wear a mask?

How do I politely ask someone to wear a mask?

How do I politely ask someone to wear a mask? Experts say you should make the request discreetly because shaming the person could put them on the defensive.
Outage at Bell facility in Ontario knocks channels off air from Winnipeg east

Outage at Bell facility in Ontario knocks channels off air from Winnipeg east

Bell Media says a power outage at one of its facilities in Ontario affected TV and other services across much of Canada.
Timeline of Trump's medical treatment for coronavirus

Timeline of Trump's medical treatment for coronavirus

WASHINGTON — Timeline of President Donald Trump's medical care since he was diagnosed with coronavirus.
Hundreds of Regal, Cineworld movie theatres to close

Hundreds of Regal, Cineworld movie theatres to close

LONDON — Shares in the company that owns the Regal, Cineworld and Picturehouse movie theatres fell as much as 58% after it said it will temporarily close the venues because delays to the latest James Bond film left it with few blockbusters to attract
Boston, Leipzig orchestras extend Andris Nelsons' contracts

Boston, Leipzig orchestras extend Andris Nelsons' contracts

BOSTON — Conductor Andris Nelsons has reached agreement on contract extensions with both the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Gewandhausorchester of Leipzig, Germany, the parties announced on Monday.
New this week: Patty Smyth, 'The Right Stuff' and 'Time'

New this week: Patty Smyth, 'The Right Stuff' and 'Time'

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week.
Film Review: 'Time' a terrific look at the pull of loss

Film Review: 'Time' a terrific look at the pull of loss

There is a scene in the documentary “Time” that captures a woman on the phone trying to speak to a judge's clerk. She's put on hold. Nothing happens as the seconds tick away. One minute becomes two. The woman is still, waiting patiently.