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How to celebrate Easter and Passover during a pandemic

How to celebrate Easter and Passover during a pandemic

If there’s anything families around the world are demonstrating as we approach Passover and Easter, it’s the English proverb, “Necessity is the mother of invention.” With people under various restrictions on movement, including stay-at-home orders and self-isolation, families are devising alternative ways to observe the spring holidays. They include streaming online Easter church services, hosting…MORE

Late-night hosts unite for Covid-19 relief concert

Late-night hosts unite for Covid-19 relief concert

Global Citizen and the World Health Organization announced a virtual benefit concert on Monday. The event, titled “One World: Together At Home,” is set for April 18 and will be co-hosted by Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel and Stephen Colbert. Scheduled performers include Alanis Morissette, Andrea Bocelli, Billie Eilish, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day, Burna…MORE

Hydroxychloroquine and Covid-19: an explainer

Hydroxychloroquine and Covid-19: an explainer

The prospect of using hydroxychloroquine to treat Covid-19 amid the novel coronavirus pandemic has sparked rancor and disagreement among politicians and scientists. There have been indications that the drug is effective in treating or preventing Covid-19, but the tests haven’t endured the due diligence of extensive clinical trials. Still, many — including President Donald Trump…MORE

Jay Benedict, ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ actor, dies from coronavirus

Jay Benedict, ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ actor, dies from coronavirus

“The Dark Knight Rises” actor Jay Benedict has died from the coronavirus, his management team announced. “It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear client Jay Benedict, who this afternoon lost his battle with COVID-19. Our thoughts are with his family,” the company account tweeted Saturday. Benedict also acted in…MORE

Duran Duran’s John Taylor says he’s recovered from coronavirus

Duran Duran’s John Taylor has revealed that he tested positive for the coronavirus and has recovered. The bassist from the ’80s band with hits like “Girls on Film” and “Hungry Like the Wolf” took to Instagram to reveal the news. “DEAR FRIENDS OF MINE after giving some thought to this, I have decided to share…MORE

Quibi: Here’s what you need to know about the new streaming service

Quibi: Here’s what you need to know about the new streaming service

After months of hype and curiosity, Quibi has finally arrived. The new mobile-only streaming service launched on Monday in the United States and Canada and is yet another entrant into the streaming wars. However, the service differs a bit from the likes of Netflix and Disney+ thanks to an odd but unique pitch: It offers…MORE

Pep Guardiola’s mother dies after contracting coronavirus

Pep Guardiola’s mother dies after contracting coronavirus

The mother of Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has died after contracting coronavirus, the club confirmed on Monday. On its official Twitter account, City said that Dolors Sala CarriĆ³, 82, had passed away near Barcelona, Spain. “Everyone associated with the club sends their most heartfelt sympathy at this most distressing time to Pep, his family…MORE

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