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Rescuers hampered by damaged roads, more rain in Indonesia

Rescuers hampered by damaged roads, more rain in Indonesia

LEMBATA, Indonesia — Rescuers were hampered by damaged bridges and roads and a lack of heavy equipment Monday after torrential rains caused multiple disasters on remote eastern Indonesian islands as well as in East Timor.
ISM survey: U.S. services surge to record high in March

ISM survey: U.S. services surge to record high in March

WASHINGTON — The U.S. services sector, which employs most Americans, recorded record growth in March as the easing of coronavirus restrictions released pent-up consumer demand.
Prayer vigil planned for stricken rapper DMX

Prayer vigil planned for stricken rapper DMX

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — A prayer vigil was planned for Monday outside the suburban New York hospital where rapper DMX remained on life support Sunday following a heart attack.

Books by Steinbeck, Alexie among most objected to in 2020

NEW YORK — The closing of physical libraries because of the pandemic has slowed but not stopped patrons and others from calling for books to be banned or restricted.
Vast archives at JFK Library help bring 'Hemingway' to life

Vast archives at JFK Library help bring 'Hemingway' to life

BOSTON — A new documentary on Ernest Hemingway — powered by vast but little-known archives kept at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston — is shedding new light on the acclaimed novelist.
'Godzilla vs. Kong' stomps to pandemic-best $48.5M opening

'Godzilla vs. Kong' stomps to pandemic-best $48.5M opening

NEW YORK — With the help of a few old friends, the box office rekindled some of its old might over the weekend. “Godzilla vs. Kong” scored easily the best opening of the pandemic with an estimated $48.
Viola Davis, 'Schitt's Creek' among SAG Awards winners

Viola Davis, 'Schitt's Creek' among SAG Awards winners

List of winners for the 27th Screen Actors Guild Awards, presented Sunday in a virtual ceremony: MOVIES Actor: Chadwick Boseman, “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” Female actor: Viola Davis, “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” Supporting actor: Daniel Kaluuya, “Judas
The cast of 'Trial of the Chicago 7' on their SAG Awards win

The cast of 'Trial of the Chicago 7' on their SAG Awards win

Instead of congregating on the stage of Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium for their best-ensemble win at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, the cast of “The Trial of the Chicago 7” called in on Zoom. For a video conference, they make a starry bunch.
'Trial of the Chicago 7' takes top honours at SAG Awards

'Trial of the Chicago 7' takes top honours at SAG Awards

The starry cast of Aaron Sorkin’s 1960s courtroom drama “The Trial of the Chicago 7” took the top prize Sunday at a virtual Screen Actors Guild Awards where actors of colour , for the first time, swept the individual film awards.

Ferry sinks after colliding in Bangladesh; at least 25 dead

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Rescuers have recovered 25 bodies from a river outside Bangladesh's capital after a ferry collided with another vessel and capsized, an official said Monday.