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FILE - In this  Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019 file photo, Television personality Andy Cohen attends the 60th annual Clio Awards at The Manhattan Center in New York. Former star of “The Bachelor” Colton Underwood and talk-show host Andy Cohen have joined the growing group of celebrities who have tested positive for coronavirus, Friday, March 20, 2020. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Bravo's Andy Cohen, 'Bachelor' Colton Underwood have virus

Mar. 20, 2020 8:02 PM EDT

From finding ways to help others cope to sheltering in place to canceling events, here’s a look at some of the ways the entertainment industry is reacting to the spread of the coronavirus, which most people recover from but can cause severe illness in the elderly and those with preexisting medical...

A costumer waits to enter a supermarket in Caracas, Venezuela, after Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro today has ordered residents in the capital of Caracas and six states to stay home under a quarantine bid to control the spread of the coronavirus on Sunday, March, 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

The Latest: Peace Corps evacuating volunteers, suspends ops

Mar. 16, 2020 12:57 AM EDT

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 169,000 people and killed more than 6,500. The COVID-19 illness causes mild or moderate symptoms but most people, but severe symptoms are more common in the elderly or people with other health conditions. Nearly 77,000 people have recovered...

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Ticket sales dive at box office; lowest turnout in 20 years

Mar. 15, 2020 3:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Ticket sales plunged to their lowest levels in at least 20 years at North American movie theaters as the coronavirus pandemic led to one of Hollywood's worst weekends at the box office. Receipts totaled about $55.3 million in U.S. and Canada theaters, according to studio estimates Sunday....

A pair of shoppers wearing masks walks through Pike Place Public Market, Wednesday, March 11, 2020, in Seattle. In efforts to slow the spread of the new coronavirus, Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee announced a ban on large public gatherings in three counties in the metro Seattle area. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

Nervous consumers around world pull back amid viral outbreak

Mar. 12, 2020 12:24 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Buffeted by fears of the fast-spreading coronavirus, consumers in the United States and overseas are showing increasing signs of cutting back on spending in what amounts to a severe threat to economic growth. Consumer confidence has declined in most advanced economies in the past month,...

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Business as usual at North American box office amid virus

Mar. 8, 2020 2:04 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — North American audiences are not staying away from theaters amid virus concerns, according to the weekend’s box office numbers. Disney and Pixar’s “Onward” topped the charts as expected and the Ben Affleck basketball drama “The Way Back” also...

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‘The Invisible Man’ tops box office with $29 million

Mar. 1, 2020 6:39 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Elisabeth Moss-led thriller “The Invisible Man” rode a wave of good reviews to a very visible spot atop the box office this weekend. Universal Pictures on Sunday estimated that the film from writer-director Leigh Whannell earned $29 million from North American theaters....

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Box office goes 'Sonic' again but hears 'Call of the Wild'

Feb. 23, 2020 3:00 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The hedgehog edged the sled dog by a nose at the box office. “Sonic: The Hedgehog” zoomed to the top of the box office with a take of $26.3 million in its second weekend while audiences ignored critics and heeded “The Call of the Wild” as the Harrison Ford...

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'Sonic' speeds to $57M debut; 'Parasite' sees big Oscar bump

Feb. 19, 2020 8:26 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The redesigned “Sonic the Hedgehog” showed plenty of teeth at the box office, speeding to a $57 million debut, according to studio estimates Sunday, while “Parasite” saw one of the largest post-Oscars bumps in years following its best picture win. Paramount...

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Joaquin Phoenix wins best actor Oscar for 'Joker'

Feb. 10, 2020 12:58 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joaquin Phoenix’s visceral portrayal of a troubled man’s descent into villainy in “Joker” earned him his first Oscar in a career that has seen personal and professional highs and lows. “I've been a scoundrel in my life. I've been selfish. I've been...

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'Birds of Prey' flies low on Oscars weekend with tepid debut

Feb. 9, 2020 2:10 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Birds of Prey,” the DC Comics' Harley Quinn spinoff, made a tepid debut in theaters over the weekend, opening in No. 1 but below expectations with $33.3 million domestically, according to studio estimates Sunday. “Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of...