No Live Sports on TV? Consumers Want a Refund

Joyce Sanz recently called Comcast hoping to reduce the $164 each month her family pays for cable television and internet. An after-school program manager at an elementary school in Miami, Sanz wanted to trim expenses in case the economic fallout related to the coronavirus pandemic lasts months. Sanz said she …

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Delicious Vinyl – The New York Times

Not all reboots deserve to exist. Lots of them aren’t even things we want. But the new “High Fidelity” on Hulu is the reboot we didn’t know we needed. Wesley Morris is the critic at large for The New York Times and a staff writer for The New York Times …

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Opinion | How Coronavirus Is Transforming Funerals

For the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, that’s proof enough that funeral streams are a legitimate gathering place for mourners. In mid-March, a C.D.C. epidemiologist said the agency would “encourage” people to shift their funeral rituals to live-streaming so that the grieving process could continue under safe conditions. All …

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Opinion | Detroit Is Mourning

DETROIT — Dwight Jones, my high school basketball coach, died on Monday from the coronavirus. He had devoted 50 years of his life to helping young men and women, using his quick wit to get his point across. “Nick, you’re slower than Christmas,” he often told me during practice. He …

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Turning the Tables, Russia Sends Virus Aid to U.S.

MOSCOW — In the early 1990s, amid the poverty-ridden collapse of the Soviet Union, American food aid in the form of a flood of cheap chicken thighs — Russians called them “Bush legs” — symbolized the humiliating downfall of a superpower. Three decades later, Moscow got a chance to turn …

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