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Byrne sees a longing for an 'American Utopia' as his show heads to cinemas

Sep 16 2021

LOS ANGELES While Americans have fought over masks and vaccines during the COVID-19 pandemic, musician David Byrne said he believes the health crisis showed that people actually yearn for a better society as he envisions in his Broadway show "American Utopia." | Video

'He likes to be called Harry,' says prince's new boss at BetterUp

Mar 25 2021

Prince Harry's new boss at San Francisco-based mental health start-up BetterUp said on Wednesday that the new British royal hire would be known in the office simply as "Harry."  | Video

Got a shot? Get a doughnut! Krispy Kreme gives away treat to vaccinated

Mar 23 2021

LOS ANGELES Known for their perfectly glazed sugary treats, people now have another reason to appreciate doughnut chain Krispy Kreme. | Video

TV's 'Ratched' explores 'One Flew Over Cuckoo's Nest' villain

Sep 16 2020

LOS ANGELES Nurse Mildred Ratched, the infamous villain from Milos Forman's Oscar-winning 1975 film "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest," is returning to screens in the Netflix show "Ratched."

L.A. teachers demand better technology to avoid remote learning chaos in fall

Jul 15 2020

LOS ANGELES After being told to return to remote education in the fall, Los Angeles teachers are demanding greater technology support to avoid the chaos they say they faced when the COVID-19 pandemic forced schools to abruptly switch to online learning in March.  

Travelers are venturing out again but avoiding planes, international trips, survey shows

Jul 08 2020

Travelers are hitting the road again and taking vacations even as the coronavirus pandemic shows no signs of abating in many countries, a survey on Tuesday showed. | Video

Robots to the rescue! Arizona students in lockdown will still get their graduation day

May 08 2020

Juili Kale's dreams to receive her master's degree diploma in a ceremony cheered on by her family were dashed by the coronavirus - until robots came to the rescue. | Video

The end of the open plan office? Workspaces get post-pandemic makeovers

May 06 2020

One-way corridors, buffer zones around desks, and clear plastic screens to guard against colleagues' coughs and sneezes may become office standards after coronavirus stay-at-home orders are lifted, say occupational experts. | Video

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