Cardinals-Tigers series postponed after 13 in St. Louis organization test positive for coronavirus

The coronavirus will sideline the Cardinals until at least Friday’s series opener against the Cubs. | Jeff Roberson/AP St. Louis last played July 29 at Minnesota and is tentatively set to resume its schedule this Friday at home against the Cubs. NEW YORK — Seven St. Louis Cardinals players and six staff members tested positive […]

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Biden’ his time? Running mate battle heats up as timeline slips

With two weeks to go until the Democratic National Convention gets underway in Milwaukee the hype and speculation over whom former Vice President Joe Biden will name as his running mate is going into overdrive. But don’t expect the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee to name his running mate this week. A source familiar with the process selecting […]

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In Trumpworld, the Grown-Ups in the Room All Left, and Got Book Deals

It was the summer of 2016, and the Republican Party was about to nominate Donald J. Trump for president. Until then, many party members had aggressively opposed his candidacy. “I think he’s crazy,” Senator Lindsey Graham, Republican of South Carolina, said earlier that year. “I think he’s unfit for office.” But faced with the inevitable […]

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Viral Holderness family takes on pro athletes in hilarious ‘Fauxlympics’ games

It’s all fun and games until you play an Olympian. After it was announced that the 2020 Olympics were postponed to next year, comedians Kim and Penn Holderness — the couple behind some of Facebook and YouTube’s most watched musical parodies — decided to challenge real-life Olympians to a slew of silly competitions. Throughout the […]

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Trump campaign takes a brief pause on its TV advertising

With 96 days to go until November’s general election, President Trump’s re-election team is taking a brief pause in running TV ads in order to fine-tune the campaign’s strategy. The Trump campaign has vastly outspent the campaign of Democratic challenger Joe Biden to run TV and digital commercials since the start of the general election […]

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DC public schools to go virtual through at least November

All Washington, D.C., public schools will begin the year virtually on Aug. 31 until at least Nov. 6, Mayor Muriel Bowser’s office announced Thursday. The announcement comes after the mayor last week tightened mask requirements and imposed a quarantine on travelers arriving in the district from coronavirus hotspots. Students who do not have Internet access or a […]

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Old Vaccines May Stop the Coronavirus, Study Hints. Scientists Are Skeptical.

Billions of dollars are being invested in the development of vaccines against the coronavirus. Until one arrives, many scientists have turned to tried-and-true vaccines to see whether they may confer broad protection, and may reduce the risk of coronavirus infection, as well. Old standbys like the Bacille Calmette-Guerin tuberculosis vaccine and the polio vaccine appear […]

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Marlins are temporarily shut down because of coronavirus outbreak

The Miami Marlins will not resume play until at least Monday, shut down for a week in the wake of a coronavirus outbreak that has resulted in half their players testing positive. The Philadelphia Phillies, who took the field against the Marlins on Sunday, will not play until at least Friday. The decisions came on […]

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Katy Perry ‘So Excited’ To Meet Her Daughter: Why She’s ‘Surprisingly Zen’ Ahead Of Giving Birth

Katy Perry is ‘counting down the days’ until she gives birth to her first child and she’s getting ‘as prepared’ as she can be as she spends time with family. Katy Perry, 35, is about to be a mom for the first time and she’s taking in every bit of the process! Although the experience […]

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‘The Crown’ Season 5 premiere delayed to 2022, hiatus planned before coronavirus pandemic

EXCLUSIVE: Imelda Staunton will not make her bow as Queen Elizabeth II until 2022 as “The Crown” takes a filming break this year amid its final cast changeover, Deadline can reveal. Left Bank Pictures won’t get cameras rolling on Season 5 of the Netflix franchise until June next year, meaning the streamer will be without […]

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What to do on Friday nights this fall without high school football

With the CIF deciding to delay the start of the high school football season until Jan. 8 because of uncertainty and safety concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic, teens and their families are going to need to find a substitute plan for what to do on Friday nights this fall. Let’s call it “Friday Night Lights” […]

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CIF announces high school sports season won’t begin until December or January

The start of the high school sports season in California will be delayed until December or January, the California Interscholastic Federation announced Monday. In releasing a new sports calendar, the state’s governing body for high school sports might be giving the state’s more than 800,000 athletes their best opportunity to have a sports season in […]

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The Chicks’ ‘Gaslighter’ review: A bold, bracing divorce album

In a long-distant era of discord suspi­ciously similar to our own, Natalie Maines, the singer for the group that was, until last month, known as the Dixie Chicks, lit a forest fire with an offhand insult about George W. Bush in 2003. Since then, she’s owned her political words more deliberately by laying into Donald […]

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Disney may not rebound from the pandemic for at least a year

Disney’s theme parks and movie studios won’t be back in full force until at least the middle of next year, according to a Wall Street analyst’s gloomy prediction. Cowen analyst Doug Creutz said Thursday that Disney’s theme parks and its box office-busting movie division — which includes its namesake studio, Marvel, Pixar and 20th Century […]

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Why Ammika Harris Isn’t Bringing Aeko, 8 Mos., Back To The U.S. After 6 Mos. Away From Dad Chris

Chris Brown and Ammika Harris have decided to wait until it’s safe for her and baby Aeko to travel to the US from Germany despite not having seen each other in person since January. Ammika Harris, 26, “would love” for her and eight-month-old Aeko to reunite with Chris Brown, 31, in the US. But the […]

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Who gets a ballot this fall? States have limited time to decide whether to allow vote-by-mail

With less than four months until Election Day, states have limited time to decide whether vote-by-mail will be permitted as states grapple with how to hold a safe election amid the coronavirus pandemic. It comes as the Republican National Committee has doubled their legal budget this election cycle to fight the issue of mail-in voting […]

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Is Netflix introducing a ‘shuffle’ button for indecisive viewers?

Lazy TV viewers didn’t know what they had until it was gone. The ability to choose what to watch on demand is what drove consumers to streaming in the first place. Now, with thousands of movies and series to select from on over 200 streaming networks globally, users are suffering choice paralysis, because even picking […]

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‘MasterChef Junior’ Season 8 First Look: Gordon Ramsay Puts A New Batch Of Kid Chefs To The Test

‘MasterChef Junior’ season 8 doesn’t premiere until September, but HollywoodLife has the first look trailer of the new season. New kids arrive to show off their culinary skills, and Daphne Oz joins the show. MasterChef Junior season 8 is on the way, and HollywoodLife has the EXCLUSIVE first footage of the upcoming episodes. It’s an […]

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Collin Morikawa rallies, wins in wild playoff at Workday Charity Open

Collin Morikawa never looked like a winner at the Workday Charity Open until he tapped in for par on the third playoff hole, capping off a wild finish Sunday at Muirfield Village. Morikawa trailed Justin Thomas by three shots with three holes to play and managed to get into a playoff with a 6-under 66. […]

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Ryder Cup postponed until 2021 in hopes ‘thousands of spectators’ can be present

The Ryder Cup has been postponed until 2021 in Wisconsin after the COVID-19 pandemic raised uncertainty that the loudest event in golf could be played with spectators present. The announcement Wednesday had been in the works for weeks as the PGA of America, the European Tour and the PGA Tour tried to adjust with so […]

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Broadway COVID-19 shutdown extended to January 2021

The shutdown on Broadway has been extended again — until at least early January. Although an exact date for performances to resume has yet to be determined, Broadway producers are now offering refunds and exchanges for tickets purchased for shows through Jan. 3. “The Broadway experience can be deeply personal but it is also, crucially, […]

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Kansas State football players say they will boycott over racist George Floyd tweet

Kansas State football players say they will boycott all team activities until administrators create a policy that would allow a student to be expelled for “openly racist, threatening or disrespectful actions.” The move that most players announced Saturday on social media follows a tweet by a student about the death of George Floyd that prompted […]

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Katy Perry Puts Her Baby Bump On Display During Fun Performance For ‘Can’t Cancel Pride’

With less than two months to go until she gives birth, Katy Perry gave an epic virtual performance in honor of Pride Month and COVID-19 relief on June 25 that got us dancing! Katy Perry, 35, took part in iHeartRadio’s Can’t Cancel Pride: A COVID-19 Relief Benefit For the LGBTQ+ Community on June 25. The […]

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‘We Will Be Doing More Testing,’ Fauci Says, Disputing Trump Claim

Although you can never guarantee, at all, the safety and efficacy of a vaccine until you actually test it in the field. We feel cautiously optimistic based on the concerted effort, and the fact that we are taking financial risks. Not risks to safety, not risk to the integrity of the science, but financial risks, […]

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