Polish composer, conductor Krzysztof Penderecki dies at 86
Sources close to the family say that Poland's leading composer and conductor, Krzysztof Penderecki, has died at the age of 86 .
Uganda's Bobi Wine sings against virus, criticizes leaders
Ugandan pop star and opposition leader Bobi Wine, who released a song urging Africa's people to wash their hands to stop the spread of the new coronavirus, is criticizing African governments for not maintaining better health care systems for the continent's 1.3 billion people.
Kristen Bell hosts Nick pandemic special for kids, families
Kristen Bell is hosting a Nickelodeon special with a “kid’s-eye view” of the coronavirus pandemic.
Oprah on coronavirus: 'Playing it as safe as I possibly can'
Oprah Winfrey says she’s playing it safe when it comes to the rapidly spreading coronavirus.
Stars of 'Contagion' reunite for a PSA
The stars of the 2011 thriller “Contagion” have reunited for a series of public service announcements to warn about COVID-19.
Kotb cries on 'Today' show; Baby Shark takes on hand-washing
Sorry parents, ‘Baby Shark’ is making a comeback for a good cause.
'The day the music died': Coronavirus tests New Orleans
Nearly 15 years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans is facing another test of its ability to prepare for potential disaster.
Country singer Joe Diffie tests positive for coronavirus
A publicist for Joe Diffie says the country singer has tested positive for COVID-19.
Longtime soap opera actor John Callahan dies at 66
Actor John Callahan, known for playing Edmund Grey on “All My Children” and also starring on other soaps including “Days of Our Lives,” “Santa Barbara” and “Falcon Crest,” has died.
TV viewership climbing with people stuck at home by virus
With millions of people stuck at home due to the coronavirus outbreak, television viewership is on the rise.
Meghan to narrate Disney nature film in first post-royal job
Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has her first post-royal job.
If you don't laugh, you cry: Coping with virus through humor
It may be a little awkward, but humor is helping people around the planet cope with the fear and anxiety the coronavirus pandemic has unleashed.
Golden Globes amend eligibility rules due to virus
The Golden Globes will accept movies submissions without a theatrical release for the first time due to the coronavirus pandemic.
None of the 'Big Five' publishers will attend BookExpo
All of the so-called “Big Five” publishers have dropped out of BookExpo, the industry's annual national convention.
Will Smith says he’s humbled by rapper’s tribute music video
Will Smith says he was “humbled and honored” after rapper Joyner Lucas released a tribute song honoring his career work.
Taylor Swift surprises some of her fans with money donations
Taylor Swift is helping fill the blank space where incomes have gone for several of her fans.
Political historian-commentator Richard Reeves dies at 83
The author, political commentator and historian Richard Reeves has died at age 83.
Global pandemic postpones this year's glitzy Tony Awards
With Broadway shuttered amid the coronavirus pandemic, producers of the annual Tony Awards have postponed this year's celebration of American theater.
Chef Floyd Cardoz dies at 59 of coronavirus complications
A “Top Chef Masters” winner and beloved restaurateur, Chef Floyd Cardoz, has died of complications from the coronavirus.
Recording Registry adds 'Wichita Lineman,' album by Dr. Dre
Dr. Dre's classic debut rap album “The Chronic," Selena's sophomore release “Ven Conmigo" and the worldwide disco hit “Y.