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FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2020 file photo, Sil Lai Abrams, back row from left, director Amy Ziering, director Kirby Dick, Drew Dixon, seated left, and Sheri Hines pose for a portrait to promote the film

#MeToo, phase 2: Doc explores heavy burden on women of color

May. 27, 2020 12:34 PM EDT

There’s an elegant, almost poetic silence to one of the most compelling scenes of “On the Record,” a powerful new documentary about sexual violence that knows just when to dial down to a hushed quiet. In the early morning darkness of Dec. 13, 2017, former music executive Drew Dixon walks to a...

Hazel Roberts walks in a field of flags ahead of Memorial Day, Saturday, May 23, 2020, in Cohasset, Mass. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

New England Catholics look forward to celebrating Mass again

May. 23, 2020 10:07 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Major hospitals in Maine's largest city experienced an uptick in coronavirus hospitalizations; Roman Catholics in New Hampshire can begin receiving Holy Communion again in parishes that follow certain safety guidelines; Vermont’s largest annual event has been canceled for the first...

Hilda Trejo, left, and Sara Vargas Lopez wear face masks as they sell tlacoyos and sopes in a partially-open public market in the Xochimilco district of Mexico City, Friday, May 15, 2020. As Mexico moves toward a gradual reactivation of its economy Monday, the number of new coronavirus infections grows higher every day, raising fears of a new wave of infections that other countries have seen after loosening restrictions. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

The Latest: Probe suggests more virus deaths in Mexico City

May. 19, 2020 2:04 AM EDT

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — Probe suggests many more virus-related deaths in Mexico...

An employee from Quest Diagnostics looks inside the COVID-19 virus test collection box at a drive thru for the CVS Pharmacy in Danvers, Mass., Friday, May 15, 2020. CVS has expanded their testing sites. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Gov. Baker: Keep working from home; 110 new COVID-19 deaths

May. 15, 2020 4:50 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker is urging companies to let as many employees as possible work from home to help limit the spread of the coronavirus, even after the state begins to restart the economy. About half of executive branch state employees who work under the governor’s office have been...

The deserted Croisette beach is pictured empty due to measures put in place to stop the spread of the coronavirus in Cannes, southern France, Tuesday, May 12, 2020.  The Cannes Film Festival won't kick off as planned on Tuesday. The festival's 73rd edition has been postponed indefinitely, part of the worldwide shutdowns meant to stop the spread of the coronavirus. (AP Photo/Daniel Cole)

Cannes is empty, the day the film festival should have begun

May. 12, 2020 2:50 PM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — The stars stayed home, their beach backdrop is closed and the prestigious grounds of the Cannes Film Festival have been repurposed as a homeless shelter. Cannes should have been buzzing with cinema glitterati on Tuesday, which was scheduled as the first day of this year's film...

In this April 28, 1955 file photo actor and singer Eddie Constantine kisses his new wife Helene Mussel for the photographers surrounding during the International Film festival in Cannes, France. It is one of the indelible moments the Cannes Film Festival has created throughout its history, and more were likely to be made when it opened on Tuesday, May 12, 2020. This year's festival has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Babout, File)

Cannes in B&W: A look back at the festival's glory years

May. 11, 2020 4:03 AM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — Arnold Schwarzenegger flexing for onlookers on the beach. Alfred Hitchcock riding his bike on the docks. John Lennon and Yoko Ono strolling along the Croisette. A beaming Sidney Poitier arriving at the Cannes premiere of “A Raisin in the Sun” in 1961. These are some of...

Using social distancing practices, moviegoers watch a show at the Stars and Stripes Drive-In Theater that reopened in New Braunfels, Texas, Friday, May 1, 2020. Texas' stay-at-home orders due to the COVID-19 pandemic have expired and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has eased restrictions on many businesses that have now opened, including theaters. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Tribeca programs drive-in series for films, sports and music

May. 6, 2020 2:03 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tribeca is taking audiences back to the drive-in this summer. Tribeca Enterprises, IMAX and AT&T said Wednesday that they are partnering to launch “Tribeca Drive-In,” a summer programming series of new and classic films, music and sporting events. It’ll take...

Santa Fe Independent Film Festival gets MovieMaker’s listing

May. 5, 2020 12:07 AM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Santa Fe Independent Film Festival has been named to MovieMaker’s list of “50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee in 2020.” The Albuquerque Journal reports the festival recently receive the honor for the seventh year. According to MovieMaker, film festivals...

Documentary on 'QuiltWeek' among Amazon's SXSW collection

May. 2, 2020 11:43 AM EDT

PADUCAH, Ky. (AP) — “Quilt Fever,” a documentary short filmed during Paducah’s QuiltWeek, is included in Amazon’s SXSW 2020 Film Festival Collection, a one-time festival collecting films that were going to be included in the Austin, Texas, music, film and tech festival’s...

Japan’s Economy Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura speaks at a press conference in Tokyo after meeting with a panel of experts on the new coronavirus Friday, May 1, 2020. Nishimura, tasked with the government’s coronavirus measures, said ongoing social distancing efforts under the state of emergency should be kept in place for a while in order to prevent a resurgence of the surge of the infections despite signs of a slowing trend. (Kyodo News via AP)

The Latest: Japan task force recommends caution

May. 1, 2020 2:24 AM EDT

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — Japan task force recommends social distancing measures stay...