U.S. Representative Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks at her weekly press conference. Michael Brochstein | Barcroft Media | Getty Images House Democrats on Friday passed a $3 trillion coronavirus relief package, unprecedented spending Senate Republicans have pledged to block as the major parties struggle to find a path forward on the pandemic response. The chamber also
Nearly every industry is being impacted by the novel coronavirus pandemic, including entertainment, which has halted production on virtually all projects and delayed the releases of high-profile movies such as Mulan and Black Widow. As movie theaters across the country close due to COVID-19 safety concerns, studios including Universal, Warner Bros., and Disney are making
Dow Jones Industrial Average rises 60 points Biggest retail sales drop ever U.S. monthly retail sales fell by 16.4% in April, a record. So-called core retail sales — which exclude auto, gas, food and building materials sales — dropped 15.3%. Meanwhile, The Trump administration moved to block semiconductor shipments to Chinese company Huawei. Hu Xijin, editor-in-chief
Warner Bros. has announced that they’re remaking the classic 1979 comedy 10. The original movie starred Julie Andrews, Dudley Moore, and Bo Derek. The movie was one of the year’s biggest hits, scoring $75 million at the domestic box office and it was considered to be a trendsetting story at the time. Additionally, 10 made
Liz isn’t dark. She’s just drawn that way. That appeared to be the point of The Blacklist Season 7 Episode 19. This finale was an innovative way to make the best of a difficult situation. The coronavirus pandemic forced a production shutdown of The Blacklist, with only about half of this episode shot. It was great
PARIS (Reuters) – A Paris museum dedicated to the work of sculptor Alberto Giacometti re-opened to the public on Friday, one of the first art centres to test the waters after France eased its coronavirus lockdown. Visitors attend the reopening of the Giacometti Institute Museum after France begun a gradual end to a nationwide lockdown
The electromagnetic spectrum, an assortment of energy wiggling throughout space and time, is overwhelmingly underappreciated in our lives. There is no combination of existence that could happen without it. To celebrate the role that light plays in our lives, our ecosystem, and the operation of the universe, UNESCO declared March 16th as the International Day
Electric Lit is committed to publishing—and paying writers—through the pandemic without any layoffs or pay cuts. Please consider supporting us during this difficult time. Donate here. . A doctor who recognizes the first symptoms of an illness that threatens the population. Authorities who dismiss his warnings as fearmongering, until an epidemic is inevitable. A city that goes
by Jessica Pena, May 6, 2020 Tommy won’t be back on patrol next season. CBS just announced that the network has cancelled the cop drama and won’t be ordering a second season for the 2020-21 broadcast season. The Tommy series revolves around a former high-ranking NYPD officer who becomes the first female chief of police
“Bringing Back R&B” — DiddyLatin American R&B/Pop duo DŌS are heating up the scene with powerful vocals by Isaiah “ZAY” Elizalde and magnetic melodies by Eli “The Kid” Valencia. Their latest track “Can’t Get Enough” is on-point, as fans are flocking to the alternative R&B and Pop vibe that’s both classic and contemporary—the best of
Kids in a queue while wearing face masks during the food distribution amid Coronavirus COVID 19. Ajay Kumar | SOPA Images | Getty Images Doctors and world leaders need “to be on the alert” for cases of a rare inflammatory disease in children that may be linked to the coronavirus, the World Health Organization said
Universal–Blumhouse’s The Forever Purge, which was dated for July 10 prior to Warner Bros.’ The Tenet, is now unset. Solstice Studios’ Russell Crowe road rage movie Unhinged on July 1 remains the first wide release back for those cinemas reopening. We hear there is no determination yet as to whether Forever Purge goes to PVOD, which is where Universal released Trolls World
The flag is derived from the Space Force seal that Trump approved in January. WASHINGTON — President Trump on May 15 was presented with the official flag of the U.S. Space Force by Chief of Space Operations Gen. John Raymond and senior enlisted adviser Chief Master Sgt. Roger Towberman. In attendance at the Oval Office
The novel coronavirus pandemic has disordered traditional notions of work, travel, socializing and the way we collaborate with colleagues. It seems obvious that the future of work must evolve, given what we’re experiencing, but what will that future look like? Which changes are here to stay and which ones will revert the moment offices reopen?
Sen. Kelly Loeffler, R-Ga., her husband Jeffrey Sprecher participate in Loefflers swear-in reenactment for the cameras in the Capitol on Monday, Jan. 6, 2020. Bill Clark | CQ-Roll Call | Getty Images Intercontinental Exchange, which owns the New York Stock Exchange, refused to say Friday whether it has given the FBI information related to stock
St. Vincent has shared a new acoustic take on her song “New York.” The video was originally shot for the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s annual gala, which was held virtually this year to comply with COVID-19 social distancing guidelines. The gala honored actress Cate Blanchett, author Zadie Smith, and producer Jeanne Donovan Fisher. Watch St.