Sep. 25, 2020


As he and his father hid from the Germans in a Polish forest, the boy who would become a kindly suburban Southern California doctor vowed to study medicine.

The holiest period on the Jewish calendar has coincided in Israel with the world’s first reimposed national lockdown, making worship difficult.

She will also be the first Jewish American to lie in state and just the second Supreme Court justice.

Paris police say four people have been wounded in a knife attack near the former offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo.

A federal judge lifts a deadline for the census, saying a shortened schedule would produce inaccuracies that would affect political representation.

FX’s anthology series “Fargo” returns for Season 4 after a three-year hiatus, featuring Chris Rock in a story of rival gangs in 1950 Kansas City.

Companies like DoorDash, Grub Hub, Postmates and Uber Eats must sign formal agreements with local restaurants before advertising food delivery to customers.

Pandemic living

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Gale Sayers’ death reminds us of the beauty, power and longevity of the film “Brian’s Song,” which was based on a deep and unexpected friendship he cherished. Want to see a grown man of a certain age cry? Just hum a few bars.

Coronavirus around the world

The world is in varying stages of dealing with the coronavirus. In Mexico City, the vendors have returned to the streets and parks are packed. The continent of Africa has seen just over 30,000 deaths attributed to the coronavirus despite predictions of disaster. Sweden has so far been spared from a second wave of infections, while Spain has become the epicenter of the virus in Europe.

U.S. trade bans are spurring labor reforms in Malaysia, which produces two-thirds of the world’s disposable gloves.


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With this weekend’s limited release of “The Trial of the Chicago 7,” Netflix is making its first robust return to theaters since the pandemic struck. What’s at stake for the streamer and the industry as a whole.

Sacha Baron Cohen, Jeremy Strong, Eddie Redmayne and Mark Rylance are among the ensemble of Aaron Sorkin’s sweeping historical drama “The Trial of the Chicago 7.”

The schedule unveiled Thursday also features Ayad Akhtar, Marlon James and actor Henry Winkler. The online festival — 25 events marking 25 years — begins Oct. 18.

Kim Jong Un says he’s ‘very sorry’ about the death of a South Korean official near the countries’ disputed sea boundary, in an extremely rare apology.

The head of the Vatican’s saint-making office resigned and renounced his rights as a cardinal amid a financial scandal that has reportedly implicated him indirectly.


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