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Pulitzer Prize 2020 postponed

Pulitzer Prize 2020 postponed as board members busy covering global coronavirus pandemic

The Pulitzer Prize Board will postpone the announcement of this year's winners because some board members have been busy covering the global coronavirus outbreak.

Published on 8th April 2020
1964 file photo: Sean Connery and Honor Blackman (AP Photo, FILE)

Actress Honor Blackman, popular Bond girl of yesteryears, dies of natural causes at age 94

Honor Blackman, the British actress who took James Bond's breath away as Pussy Galore in Goldfinger and who starred as Cathy Gale in The Avengers, has died. She was 94.

Published on 7th April 2020
Shows on Quibi (Quibi via AP)

What's Quibi all about? Here's a look at some offerings on the brand new mobile platform

Quibi may specialise in small, bite-sized videos, but its volume of shows is large.

Published on 6th April 2020

Isolation Cooks is a social media project chronicling our collective food journey in times of global isolation

A simple idea started over a conversation in the kitchen, has led to an initiative which curates quarantine cooking stories as a window into how people are coping in the midst of a pandemic

Published on 5th April 2020
Patricia Bosworth (AP Photo/Marty Reichenthal, FILE)

Coronavirus claims actress-author Patricia Bosworth at age 86

Patricia Bosworth, an actress who once starred alongside Audrey Hepburn and later wrote biographies on stars including Marlon Brando and Montgomery Clift, has died of the coronavirus. She was 86.

Published on 5th April 2020
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Zoom raiders ask users for codes on Twitter and Instagram to organise campaigns

These bad actors are making use of social media platforms such as Instagram and Twitter to organise harassment campaigns

Published on 4th April 2020
Tiffany Pinckney (AP Photo/Marshall Ritzell)

Coronavirus survivor, NYC mother Tiffany Pinckney: 'In my blood, there may be answers'

Tiffany Pinckney remembers the fear when COVID-19 stole her breath. So when she recovered, the NYC mother became one of the first survivors to donate her blood to help treat others.

Published on 4th April 2020
David Driskell (Photo: Internet)

David Driskell, the influential artist, scholar and eminent authority on black art, dies at 88

David Driskell, one of the nation's most influential African American artists and a leading authority on black art, has died. He was 88.

Published on 4th April 2020
Wimbledon 2020 has been cancelled (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

Roger Federer 'devastated' as virus forces Wimbledon cancellation for first time since WWII

For the first time in its nearly century-and-a-half history, Wimbledon was cancelled for a reason other than war, scrapped in 2020 on Wednesday because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Published on 2nd April 2020
Brazilian IndyCar driver Tony Kanaan on his racing simulator (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

IndyCar's iRacing virtual event to be televised, two dozen drivers expected to compete

IndyCar's virtual racing will be televised beginning with Saturday's iRacing event, which has been picked up by NBC Sports.

Published on 2nd April 2020
Dua Lipa (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP, File)

Dua Lipa's new album Future Nostalgia is a party with a purpose and messages of hope, equality

Put on Dua Lipa’s sophomore album and you’ll experience a party — a collection of upbeat, dance-flavoured, power-pop gems that could brighten your day.

Published on 2nd April 2020
Ellis Marsalis (AP Photo/Sophia Germer, File)

New Orleans jazz patriarch Ellis Marsalis, father of Wynton and Branford, dies at 85

Ellis Marsalis, jazz pianist, teacher and patriarch of a New Orleans musical family that includes famed musician sons Wynton and Branford, has died. He was 85.

Published on 2nd April 2020
JK Rowling (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

JK Rowling launches online 'Harry Potter At Home' initiative for housebound families 

JK Rowling is hoping a dash of Harry Potter will help families confined to their homes during the coronavirus pandemic.

Published on 2nd April 2020
Kevin Durant of Brooklyn Nets (AFP/GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA/Mike LAWRIE)

NBA 2K Players Tournament to give hungry fans a taste of basketball starting this Friday

Beginning Friday, players including top seeds Kevin Durant of the Brooklyn Nets and Trae Young of the Atlanta Hawks will compete in a single-elimination, player-only tournament on Xbox One.

Published on 1st April 2020
US President Donald Trump during a daily briefing on the novel coronavirus in Washington, DC (AFP/MANDEL NGAN)

Coronavirus pandemic is the world's 'most challenging crisis' since WWII, says UN boss

The coronavirus pandemic is the worst global crisis since World War II, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said, expressing concern that it could trigger conflicts around the world.

Published on 1st April 2020

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