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What’s for dinner? Depends what’s in the fridge and pantry

What’s for dinner? Depends what’s in the fridge and pantry

Just about now, you might be tired of cooking and eating what’s in your refrigerator. We are all used to asking what’s for dinner? What are we in the mood for — pizza, sushi, Mexican? And then going to a restaurant to get it.
David Byrne's `American Utopia' to come out in book form

David Byrne's `American Utopia' to come out in book form

NEW YORK — David Byrne is adapting his stage play “American Utopia" for the printed page. The former Talking Heads frontman is collaborating with the author and illustrator Maira Kalman, who worked on the Broadway show.
Liz Weston: How to create a retirement paycheque that lasts

Liz Weston: How to create a retirement paycheque that lasts

Saving and investing for retirement may actually be easier than deciding how to safely spend what you’ve accumulated. Withdraw too much and you could run out of money.

Reno News & Review halts 3 decades of weekly publications

RENO, Nev. — The Reno News & Review has stopped publishing the alternative weekly it has been distributing in the “Biggest Little City” for nearly 30 years.

Michelle Obama, Oprah, more joined an epic (virtual) party

LOS ANGELES — The hottest party in town Saturday night was on DJ D-Nice’s Instagram, where over 100,000 accounts tuned in during his epic 10-hour set including the likes of Michelle Obama, Oprah, Rihanna and Will Smith.
Plague as art: Over the centuries, many kinds of stories

Plague as art: Over the centuries, many kinds of stories

NEW YORK — Lauren Beukes, a script and fiction writer, is drawn to narratives that allow her to probe themes of gender and power.
Broadway actress Ruthie Ann Miles is pregnant

Broadway actress Ruthie Ann Miles is pregnant

LOS ANGELES — Broadway actress Ruthie Ann Miles, who tragically lost her daughter and unborn child two years ago, is pregnant. The Tony-winner shared on Twitter Saturday that she is due this spring.
Isolated with you: Tips to avoid couples' quarrels amid COVID-19 crisis

Isolated with you: Tips to avoid couples' quarrels amid COVID-19 crisis

Relationships can be challenging at the best of times. Throw a society-shifting pandemic, economic turmoil and a new confined lifestyle into the mix, and you've got yourself a recipe for couples' quarrels.
Dancers strip from homes when pandemic prompts cancellation of burlesque show

Dancers strip from homes when pandemic prompts cancellation of burlesque show

EDMONTON — When social distancing prompted the cancellation of a sold-out burlesque show at a downtown Edmonton bar on Friday, organizers kept the show going with livestreamed stripteases direct from the performers' own living rooms.
Virus rebels from France to Florida flout lockdown practices

Virus rebels from France to Florida flout lockdown practices

PARIS — Young German adults hold “corona parties" and cough toward older people. A Spanish man leashes a goat to go for a walk to skirt confinement orders.