Art

Tim Burgess on the power of listening to music ‘together, apart’

Tim Burgess on the power of listening to music ‘together, apart’

Image caption Tim Burgess: Solo star, Charlatan and your listening party host for the evening. Roosters are crowing and horses are clip-clopping within earshot of Tim Burgess' Norfolk isolation bunker. The quiet rural home, which he shares with his young son, is a world away from the rock 'n' roll carnage of his Los Angeles days. It's from precisely here though that the 52-year-old has been leading the resistance against the lockdown blues with ... Full story

Education

Derek Hough's "Apart But Not Alone" Charity Tee

Derek Hough's "Apart But Not Alone" Charity Tee

Meals on Wheels America is the leadership organization supporting the more than 5,000 community-based programs across the country that are dedicated to addressing senior isolation and hunger. This network serves virtually every community in America and, along with more than two million staff and volunteers, delivers the nutritious meals, friendly visits and safety checks that enable America’s seniors to live nourished lives with independence ... Full story

Economics

Coronavirus Philadelphia: Residents struggling to feed families amid COVID-19 outbreak

Coronavirus Philadelphia: Residents struggling to feed families amid COVID-19 outbreak

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Americans are waiting for their direct cash payments and small business loans that don't have to be repaid if employers keep their workers on the payroll. But for all these folks, staying above water, it can be very tough. Driving across Philadelphia, you'll see a growing number of businesses that are boarding up out of concern of looters. This after being shut down by the government's efforts to curb the spread of ... Full story

Entertainment

TV Doctors and Nurses Come Together Virtually To Thank Real Doctors and Nurses

TV Doctors and Nurses Come Together Virtually To Thank Real Doctors and Nurses

They aren't doctors, but they do play them on TV. To show their support for the real doctors and nurses and healthcare workers on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic, doctors and nurses from all over TV got together virtually to give a big thank you and maybe also give us a little burst of joy in these tough times. The video starts with former House, MD star Olivia Wilde , who organized the whole thing, and includes appearances by Neil ... Full story

Health

How COVID-19 affects cats and dogs - CNET

How COVID-19 affects cats and dogs - CNET

A stray cat on the streets of an empty Istanbul. For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website . Coronaviruses have lived and thrived in animals for thousands of years, but only a handful have been known to cause illness in humans. The coronavirus at the center of the current pandemic, SARS-CoV-2 , is incredibly successful at spreading from human to human. As of early April -- just four ... Full story

Law

Demoted Williamsport police officer claims he was victim of ‘blatant’ retaliation

Demoted Williamsport police officer claims he was victim of ‘blatant’ retaliation

WILLIAMSPORT – A Williamsport police officer demoted a month ago from sergeant to officer and suspended 30 days without pay has filed a federal lawsuit in which he details alleged behind-the-scenes activity within the department. Officer Dustin Reeder in the suit filed Tuesday in U.S. Middle District Court seeks unspecified compensatory and punitive damages claiming his free speech rights were violated. He accuses the city, City Council, Mayor ... Full story

Living

Britney Spears Changes Lyrics to Promote Social Distancing | PEOPLE.com

Britney Spears Changes Lyrics to Promote Social Distancing | PEOPLE.com

Britney Spears Changes Lyrics to Promote Social Distancing | PEOPLE.com. -. -. -. -. -. -. -. -. -. -. -. -. -. -. -. -. -. -. -. -. -. -. - CloseDown TrianglePreviousClosePreviousNextNextNextPreviousPreviousPreviousPreviousDown TrianglePrevious. -. -. -. -. -. - ellipsisMailiphoneImage zoomCloseNextCloseCloseClose. Printed from. VIEW IMAGE. Britney Spears Changes ‘...Baby One More Time’ Lyrics to Promote Social Distancing. this link is to an ... Full story

Politics

MPs drop plans for special sitting over coronavirus fears - Daily Nation

MPs drop plans for special sitting over coronavirus fears - Daily Nation

- Sources said the ministry warned that it would have been reckless for MPs to continue with the sitting scheduled for Tuesday before release of results of all the 50 members who were tested. - A bulk SMS sent by the clerk on Monday said the sitting was cancelled due to a review of health and safety arrangements related to reassurance of the health of MPs and staff while within the precincts of Parliament. Advertisement. ​ By SAMWEL OWINO. A ... Full story

Sport

Pandas mate for the 1st time in 10 years after zoo closes to public over coronavirus

Pandas mate for the 1st time in 10 years after zoo closes to public over coronavirus

Two pandas in Hong Kong mated for the first time in 10 years after the zoo shut its doors to the public over the novel coronavirus outbreak. Ying Ying and Le Le, both 14 years old, had attempted to mate since 2010 but never managed to successfully do so, according to a press release from Ocean Park. Giant pandas Ying Ying and Le Le before mating at Ocean Park in Hong Kong on April 6, 2020. Handout/Ocean Park Hong Kong/AFP via Getty Images. Yet ... Full story

Technology

Silicon Valley Bank only started processing stimulus loan applications today – TechCrunch

Silicon Valley Bank only started processing stimulus loan applications today – TechCrunch

In a sign of just how broken the process is for startups looking to receive stimulus dollars, Silicon Valley Bank, the bank that claims “more innovative startups bank with us than any other bank,” only just began processing claims today. “Since the CARES Act and the PPP were announced, we have been hard at work advocating for our clients to have access to this funding. We have been working around the clock to develop a process that works for ... Full story