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Stopped cold: 'Frozen' musical on Broadway not to reopen

NEW YORK — The big budget musical “Frozen” will not reopen when Broadway theatres restart, marking the first time an established show has been felled by the coronavirus pandemic.
Had enough of 'Contagion'? Here are some warm blanket movies

Had enough of 'Contagion'? Here are some warm blanket movies

When many were rushing to rewatch “Contagion,” the eerily prophetic 2011 Steven Soderbergh film about the outbreak of an easily transmitted virus, I was searching for more comforting escapes.

'Eurovision that never was' has fans pining for golden times

BRUSSELS — Over its many years, the Eurovision Song Contest has come to be a sign of the times.
Germany in recession as economy shrinks 2.2% in 1st quarter

Germany in recession as economy shrinks 2.2% in 1st quarter

BERLIN — The German economy shrank by 2.2% in the first quarter compared with the previous three-month period as shutdowns in the country and beyond started to bite, official data showed Friday.
Online graduations still bring stars to the virtual lectern

Online graduations still bring stars to the virtual lectern

This year's college graduates won’t get to take their triumphant walk across the stage. They won’t get to toss their caps amid a sea of classmates. Instead, they have to settle for online ceremonies while their diplomas are mailed home.

German economy shrinks 2.2% in 1st quarter as virus hits

BERLIN — The German economy shrank by 2.2% in the first quarter compared with the previous three-month period as shutdowns in the country and beyond started to bite, official data showed Friday.

Outside US, top scientists steer debate away from politics

ATHENS, Greece — President Donald Trump is never far from a public spat with his government’s top expert on the pandemic, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the most recent flare-up occurring this week over the pace of reopening schools. Among U.S.
Tokyo Olympic CEO: Games next year may not be 'conventional'

Tokyo Olympic CEO: Games next year may not be 'conventional'

TOKYO — Almost two months after the Tokyo Olympics were postponed, organizing committee CEO Toshiro Muto said Friday he still could not give an estimate of how much the one-year delay will cost.
Virus tests hospitals in pockets of US as some states reopen

Virus tests hospitals in pockets of US as some states reopen

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NFL players accused of armed robbery at South Florida party

NFL players accused of armed robbery at South Florida party

MIAMI — Police in South Florida are trying to find New York Giants cornerback DeAndre Baker and Seattle Seahawks cornerback Quinton Dunbar after multiple witnesses accused them of an armed robbery at a party, authorities said Thursday.