Elizabeth Blair

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Could you be eligible for a Fortnite refund?

Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Epic Games has agreed to pay the Federal Trade Commission $520 million over allegations of privacy violations and unwanted charges. Nearly half of the money will go to refund consumers.


Abortion stories on TV get closer to reality, says new report

Monday, December 19, 2022

The annual Abortion Onscreen report says more TV shows had abortion plotlines than previous years and that writers are doing slightly better job reflecting reality.


Adam Sandler wins the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

Tuesday, December 13, 2022

The Kennedy Center has announced Adam Sandler as the winner of this year's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Sandler's credits include SNL, Happy Gilmore, Grown Ups, The Wedding Singer and Hustle.


Club soccer puts the sport out of reach for many kids

Thursday, December 08, 2022

Playing competitive youth soccer can cost families a small fortune, excluding kids who might excel at the sport. There are efforts around the country to get more kids in the game.


Actress Kirstie Alley died Monday at age 71

Tuesday, December 06, 2022

Emmy-winning actress Kirstie Alley, known for starring in "Cheers," died Monday at age 71.


U2, Gladys Knight, George Clooney among 2022 Kennedy Center honorees

Monday, December 05, 2022

Amy Grant, George Clooney, Gladys Knight, U2 and Tania León attended a dinner at the U.S. State Department and a gala tribute event. The 45th annual Kennedy Center Honors airs on CBS later this month.


Shaun Tan's new book 'Creature' collects his drawings, paintings and reflections

Saturday, December 03, 2022

Artist and writer Shaun Tan makes creatures that have a wild mix of mechanical and animal-like features. His new book, "Creature," is a collection of his drawings, paintings, and reflections.


Remembering Fleetwood Mac singer-songwriter Christine McVie

Thursday, December 01, 2022

Christine McVie died Wednesday at age 79. She wrote some of the band's most popular songs including: "Don't Stop" and "You Make Loving Fun."


Ukrainian ballet dancer Oleksandr Shapoval is killed on the battlefield

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

The dancer with the National Opera of Ukraine was killed in September. Oleksandr Shapoval had volunteered to fight after the Russian invasion. (Story aired on All Things Considered on Sept. 15, 2022.)


Cuban singer-songwriter Pablo Milanés has died at age 79

Tuesday, November 22, 2022

The revered Latin Grammy winner was known for such hits as "Yolanda" and "Amo Esta Isla."


What's being done to stop adults' misbehavior at youth soccer games

Monday, November 21, 2022

Youth soccer games seem to unleash the worst in adult behavior. Parents and coaches yell at refs, the players and each other. Adults' sideline behavior has resulted in a national referee shortage.


Shaun Tan's curious creatures are just looking for companionship

Thursday, November 03, 2022

Shaun Tan's illustrations run the emotional gamut, from oddly whimsical to deeply introspective. Tan is best known for his graphic novel The Arrival and his Oscar-winning short film The Lost Thing.


Rapper Takeoff from the group Migos died Tuesday at age 28

Tuesday, November 01, 2022

Rapper Takeoff from the group Migos was shot and killed in Houston Tuesday.


There are more women on TV but ageism persists, says new study

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Streamers and broadcasters are putting slightly more women in front of and behind the camera according to Boxed In, an annual study. But ageism persists.


Winning a MacArthur genius grant is an honor, but it's also heavy, jazz cellist says

Thursday, October 13, 2022

Jazz cellist Tomeka Reid is one of this year's MacArthur Fellows. She and 24 other so-called "geniuses" will each receive $800,000 for their "exceptional creativity."


An ornithologist, a cellist and a human rights activist: the 2022 MacArthur Fellows

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

This year's MacArthur Fellows include scientists, artists and historians. The so-called MacArthur "geniuses" receive unrestricted grants of $800,000 for their "exceptional creativity" and "promise."


Where will the next 'Hamilton' come from now that so many playwrights are in TV?

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

Chances are the next Broadway hit will have originated at a regional theater taking a risk on an untested playwright. But once those playwrights are established, many of them start writing for TV.


Jonathan Rockefeller brings Sesame Street to life Off-Broadway

Thursday, September 22, 2022

Sesame Street The Musical is a new, Off-Broadway show staring Cookie Monster, Grover, Elmo and the rest of the muppets. The producers tailored the experience to their target audience: toddlers.


How the investigation of Adnan Syed became a podcast phenomenon

Tuesday, September 20, 2022

With more than 300 million downloads and multiple awards, Serial's investigation into Adnan Syed's case paved the way for a veritable cottage industry of true crime podcasts.


Ukrainian ballet dancer Oleksandr Shapoval is killed on the battlefield

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Shapoval volunteered to fight after Russia invaded Ukraine. His unit was recently sent to one of "the hottest zones" in the country, according to The National Opera of Ukraine.