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Friday, July 24, 2020
"We haven't seen the cats get superexcited about seeing people, but that's honestly to be expected," says Craig Saffoe, curator of the Smithsonian's National Zoo, which reopens Friday.
Friday, July 17, 2020
A judge says the Oscar-winning actress's discrimination and retaliation suit against Netflix can move forward.
Thursday, July 16, 2020
The National Historic Trust's African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund gave out $1.6 million in grants to sites that tell American history "through the lens of Black humanity and identity."
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Imahara was best known as a member of the "Build Team" on the Discovery Channel's Mythbusters. A constant tinkerer, he was undaunted by even the most outlandish technical challenges.
Monday, July 06, 2020
Brothers Billy and Nick Smith have designed a reusable mask that's knit, not sewn. Seamless and sustainable, it's made from polyester, spandex, nylon and an antimicrobial silver-coated yarn.
Wednesday, July 01, 2020
Of the 819 artists and executives invited to join this year, the Academy says 45 percent are women and 36 percent are from underrepresented ethnic and racial communities.
Monday, June 01, 2020
Christo Vladimirov Javacheff, who went by Christo, was a conceptual artist known for wrapping buildings and other large landmarks in fabric. He died Sunday at his home in New York City.
Thursday, May 28, 2020
The Roots drummer, DJ and cookbook author isn't letting a pandemic slow him down — he's still performing on The Tonight Show, and now he's hosting a virtual potluck dinner party on the Food Network.
Saturday, May 16, 2020
The Emmy Award-winning television writer, director and producer has spun comedy from the threads of ordinary life for 30 years. Now he's shifting focus to an imagined "life" after death in Upload.
Saturday, May 09, 2020
Little Richard was an explosive performer who inspired generations of musicians from Otis Redding to The Beatles to David Bowie. He died Saturday morning.
Thursday, May 07, 2020
Live audiences help comics get exposure and work out new material. Colin Quinn says virtual platforms don't replicate "the tension" of being in front of a room full of strangers.
Tuesday, May 05, 2020
The company's new CEO Bob Chapek said on the earnings call Tuesday that when he started in the role, "None of us could've imagined the suffering and sacrifice that we're now seeing around the world."
Monday, May 04, 2020
The Walt Disney Co. will report its second-quarter earnings on a call with investors on Tuesday — just weeks after the pandemic has shuttered much of the business and led to mass furloughs.
Monday, April 13, 2020
Hollywood stars, Jews and non-Jews, celebrated Passover by streaming a Seder online Saturday night. It raised some $2 million for the CDC Foundation's Emergency Response Fund to battle COVID-19.
Saturday, April 11, 2020
Zweibel began writing for Borscht Belt comics in 1972, earning $7 per joke. His memoir Laugh Lines chronicles four decades of comedic collaborations with some of the biggest names in the business.
Thursday, March 26, 2020
The package marks $75 million each for the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities, $7.5 million for the Smithsonian, and $25 million for the Kennedy Center.
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Student Shelbie Rassler, eager to bring her community together amid quarantine and isolation, organized a massive performance of the classic "What the World Needs Now Is Love" and put it on YouTube.
Thursday, March 19, 2020
With schools around the country closing for two weeks or more, parents and caregivers face a stiff challenge: Keep kids active, engaged — and as safe as possible. We've got a few suggestions.
Thursday, March 12, 2020
Tani Adewumi's family fled Nigeria after being threatened by Boko Haram. They were living in a homeless shelter when Tani won the primary division at the New York State Scholastic Chess Championship.
Monday, March 02, 2020
James Lipton was best known as the host of Inside the Actors Studio, an in-depth interview show with top performers on Bravo. Lipton died Monday of bladder cancer. He was 93.