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‘Never Rarely’ captures the obstacles of abortion

‘Never Rarely’ captures the obstacles of abortion

NEW YORK — Even progressively minded movies about abortion have usually focused on the morality of the decision. Eliza Hittman wanted to make a film where the highest hurdle isn’t deciding to have an abortion. It’s getting it.
'Wicked' movie release delayed, 'Minions' pushed to 2021

'Wicked' movie release delayed, 'Minions' pushed to 2021

LOS ANGELES — “Wicked” fans are going to have to wait even longer to see Stephen Daldry's film adaptation of the popular Broadway musical.
Virus forces Wimbledon cancellation for 1st time since WWII

Virus forces Wimbledon cancellation for 1st time since WWII

For the first time in its nearly century-and-a-half history, Wimbledon was cancelled for a reason other than war, scrapped in 2020 on Wednesday because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Surveys: Manufacturing contracts last month in US, world

Surveys: Manufacturing contracts last month in US, world

WASHINGTON — Manufacturing contracted in the United States and around the world last month, dragged down by economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak.
US construction spending down 1.3% in February

US construction spending down 1.3% in February

WASHINGTON — Spending on U.S. construction projects fell 1.3% in February with housing and nonresidential construction both showing weakness even before the coronavirus struck with force in the United States.
U.S. businesses cut 27,000 jobs in March, before virus hit

U.S. businesses cut 27,000 jobs in March, before virus hit

WASHINGTON — U.S. companies shed 27,000 jobs in March, according to a private survey, a figure that mostly reflected the economy as it stood before the full impact of the viral outbreak.
NATO says its role not hit by virus as Russia drills troops

NATO says its role not hit by virus as Russia drills troops

BRUSSELS — NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday that the organization’s security capabilities have not been diminished by the coronavirus, amid suspicion that Russia might try to use the impact of disease to probe the military allia

Actor Andrew Jack dies of coronavirus at 76 in Britain

SYDNEY, Australia — Star Wars actor Andrew Jack has died in Britain as a result of the coronavirus, his agent said on Wednesday. He was 76.
Help heads to NYC as experts predict over 100,000 US deaths

Help heads to NYC as experts predict over 100,000 US deaths

NEW YORK — With refrigerated morgue trucks parked on New York City's streets to collect the surging number of dead, public health officials projected Tuesday that the coronavirus could ultimately kill more than 100,000 people across the U.S.
White House projects 100K to 240K US deaths from virus

White House projects 100K to 240K US deaths from virus

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned Americans to brace for a “hell of a bad two weeks” ahead as the White House projected there could be 100,000 to 240,000 deaths in the U.S.
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