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UK leader Boris Johnson, fiancee announce birth of baby boy

UK leader Boris Johnson, fiancee announce birth of baby boy

LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his fiancee, Carrie Symonds, announced the birth of a son on Wednesday, just two days after Johnson returned to work following hospitalization for the coronavirus.
Irrfan Khan, of 'Slumdog Millionaire,' 'Life of Pi,' dies

Irrfan Khan, of 'Slumdog Millionaire,' 'Life of Pi,' dies

NEW DELHI — Irrfan Khan, a veteran character actor in Bollywood movies and one of India's best-known exports to Hollywood, has died. He was 54.
Streaming films eligible for Oscars, but for 1 year only

Streaming films eligible for Oscars, but for 1 year only

LOS ANGELES — Movies that debuted on a streaming service without a theatrical run will be eligible for the Oscars, but only for this year.
Google's growth slows as pandemic infests advertising market

Google's growth slows as pandemic infests advertising market

BERKELEY, Calif. — Google reported its weakest revenue growth in nearly five years as the pandemic-driven recession began to shrivel its advertising sales in the first quarter.
Trump to order meat processing plants to remain open

Trump to order meat processing plants to remain open

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump will take executive action Tuesday to order meat processing plants to stay open amid concerns over growing coronavirus cases and the impact on the nation's food supply.

No joke: Tupac Shakur needs unemployment benefits

FRANKFORT, Ky. — It’s no joke — Tupac Shakur lives in Kentucky and needs unemployment benefits to pay his bills. The Lexington man’s name was brought up by Gov.

Rhode Island's not big, but now it can brag a lizard (maybe)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The smallest state has some big news, if you're a biologist: its first lizard.
Ryan Murphy's 'Hollywood' miniseries is a woke '40s fantasy

Ryan Murphy's 'Hollywood' miniseries is a woke '40s fantasy

LOS ANGELES — Ryan Murphy has a clear-eyed fascination with the 20th-century Hollywood dream machine, so adroit at making stars and breaking the hearts of those who didn’t fit the mould .
In a new podcast, Bogdanovich tries to make sense of it all

In a new podcast, Bogdanovich tries to make sense of it all

LOS ANGELES — Podcasts make sense to Peter Bogdanovich, even if so much else doesn’t. “It’s like radio,” Bogdanovich said recently from his home in Los Angeles. “I grew up with radio. My first love was radio, even before the movies.
Gloomy summer looms as pandemic cancels US festivals, trips

Gloomy summer looms as pandemic cancels US festivals, trips

HARTFORD, Conn. — Thelma Uranga is sprucing up her back deck in Chicago, hoping to host some small gatherings to take the place of the summer’s usual neighbourhood festivals built on music, food and time with friends.