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This May 13, 2019 photo provided by Liu Dong’e shows her and her husband, Wu Chuanyong, while visiting Moscow. Wu Chuanyong had been enjoying a peaceful retirement in the central Chinese city of Wuhan. The 68-year-old family patriarch began each morning with a stroll through the park and ended the day watching television dramas. Then the coronavirus hit, quickly spreading in Wuhan and around the world. (Courtesy Liu Dong’e via AP)

Lives Lost: Virus struck Wuhan family, took its patriarch

Apr. 3, 2020 9:30 PM EDT

WUHAN, China (AP) — For more than a month, Wu Di did not know his father was dead. Before a virus outbreak devastated Wuhan, 68-year-old Wu Chuanyong, who had worked as part of a mandatory rural labor program, had been enjoying a peaceful retirement in the central Chinese city. His days began with a...

This combination photo shows CNN news anchor Chris Cuomo at the WarnerMedia Upfront in New York on May 15, 2019, left, and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaking during a news conference in New York on March 23, 2020. The love, drama and comedy of New York's Cuomo brothers is enlivening coronavirus television. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's briefings on how his state is responding to the crisis are featured on cable television nearly every day, a mixture of statistics, advice and political advocacy. Younger brother Chris, on CNN each night, is letting viewers experience with him the reality of going through the disease. He tested positive and has done his show this week remotely from his basement. (AP Photo)

The Cuomo show, Andrew and Chris, enliven coronavirus TV

Apr. 2, 2020 6:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — With all their familial love and drama, the Cuomo brothers — Andrew during the daytime, Chris at night — have become compelling figures in the plague-driven landscape of American television. Andrew, New York's governor, holds a near daily televised briefing on the epidemic, a...

This image released by USA Network shows Rosario Dawson, as Allegra Dill, from her new series

Rosario Dawson relishes being the lead on new TV drama

Mar. 26, 2020 1:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Rosario Dawson has graced both the big and small screens, in everything from dramas to comedies to Marvel superhero projects, yet she’s rarely been cast as the lead in a project. That has changed with her USA series “ Briarpatch” where she plays fashionable political...

The Latest: South Korea raises testing of European arrivals

Mar. 22, 2020 11:59 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 336,000 people and killed more than 14,600. The COVID-19 illness causes mild or moderate symptoms in most people, but severe symptoms are more likely in the elderly or those with existing health problems. More...

Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci, right, and President Donald Trump listen as Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a coronavirus task force briefing at the White House, Saturday, March 21, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Trump vs Fauci: President's gut sense collides with science

Mar. 21, 2020 4:00 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a clash of gut instinct versus science, President Donald Trump and the government's top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, are politely but publicly sparing over whether a malaria drug would work to treat people with coronavirus disease. Trump is clinging to his feeling that...

This image released by HBO shows John Turturro in a scene from

Author Roth weighed in on 'Plot Against America' TV series

Mar. 13, 2020 4:50 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — David Simon, the creative force behind stellar TV including “The Wire," “Show Me a Hero” and “Treme,” found himself in unfamiliar territory with his latest series, HBO’s “The Plot Against America.” He'd developed books into shows...

From left, Democratic presidential candidates, former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg, former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and businessman Tom Steyer, participate in a Democratic presidential primary debate at the Gaillard Center, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in Charleston, S.C., co-hosted by CBS News and the Congressional Black Caucus Institute. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Political programming dominates the week in television

Mar. 3, 2020 3:01 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — For the second straight week, politics was the dominant force in prime-time television. CBS News' coverage of the Democratic presidential debate from South Carolina last week was easily the most-watched event on television, with 15.34 million viewers. The newsmagazine “60...

FILE - This Sept. 9, 2017 file photo shows James Lipton at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. Lipton died Monday, March 2, 2020, of bladder cancer at his New York home, his wife, Kedakai Lipton, told the New York Times and the Hollywood Reporter. He was 93. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

'Inside the Actors Studio' host James Lipton dies at 93

Mar. 2, 2020 6:53 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — James Lipton, an actor-turned-drama-school-dean who got hundreds of Hollywood luminaries to open up about their life and art and became an unlikely celebrity himself as the longtime host of “Inside the Actors Studio,” died Monday. Lipton died of bladder cancer at his New...

FILE - This Oct. 16, 2017 file photo shows Dick Wolf at the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame Awards 27th Anniversary Gala in New York. NBC has given three-season pickups to Wolf's “Chicago Fire,” “Chicago P.D.,

NBC renews 'Law & Order: SVU,' 'Chicago' dramas for 3 years

Feb. 27, 2020 7:12 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — NBC is giving three-year renewals to its drama series from veteran producer Dick Wolf, including the perennial “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.” The pickups for the “Law & Order” series and Wolf’s three Chicago-set dramas are part of a new...

This Aug. 26, 2015 photo released by the Television Academy shows Lee Phillip Bell at the Television Academy's 67th Emmy Daytime Peer Group Celebration in Beverly Hills, Calif. Bell, who co-created “The Young and the Restless” and “The Bold and the Beautiful” and hosted her own daytime talk show in Chicago for 33 years, died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020 at her home in Los Angeles. She was 91. (Danny Moloshok/Invision for the Television Academy via AP)

Lee Phillip Bell, co-creator of popular soaps, dies at 91

Feb. 27, 2020 12:33 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lee Phillip Bell, who co-created “The Young and the Restless” and “The Bold and the Beautiful” and hosted her own daytime talk show in Chicago for 33 years, has died. She was 91. Bell died Tuesday of natural causes at her home in Los Angeles, according to Eva...