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In spite of complaints from archeologists, the Egyptian government has moved four ancient statues from a 4,000-year-old temple and placed them in the center of a busy traffic circle in downtown Cairo.
With people around the world on lockdown and movie theaters struggling to stay in business, many people are wondering whether the coronavirus will permanently change the way people see movies.
Bob Dylan has been writing songs and singing them since the 1960s. His work has affected many other singers and musicians, and changed pop, rock, and folk music. Now, at 78 years old, Mr. Dylan continues to surprise people.
Cooped up, locked down, in your homes,
April is the month to celebrate poems.
A group of poets, called the AAP,
Reminds us to read and share poetry.
Researchers at Georgia Tech have been working to improve a musical robot called Shimon. Now Shimon doesn't simply play music, he also writes the words to his own songs - and sings them.
French artist Albert Uderzo, who co-created the much-loved comic series Asterix, died on Tuesday. Mr. Uderzo, age 92, died of a heart attack, but his famous characters Asterix and Obelix will continue.
With millions of people unable to go out because of COVID-19 (the new coronavirus), musicians, theaters, TV stars, and film companies are using the internet to bring entertainment to people at home.
The Underwater Photographer of the Year is a yearly contest based in the United Kingdom. As you might expect, the focus is on photos taken under water, whether in the ocean, in lakes or rivers, or even swimming pools.
In today's news roundup, the Wuhan coronavirus continues to spread, affecting people and businesses, Mumbai police get creative to stop drivers from honking, and an artist causes traffic jams with a little red wagon and 99 cell phones.