This year has been terrible for many businesses, but the movie business has been hit especially hard. Today, one of the world's largest movie theater chains is closing its doors. It's not clear when, or if, they'll re-open.
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In today's news roundup, Asian countries struggle to deal with back-to-back typhoons, the world remembers Black Panther actor Chadwick Boseman, and balloons carry magician David Blaine miles into the sky.
Among the more unusual news stories recently, America's "#1 movie" has only been seen by two people, a weather reporter turns his back yard into a weather map, and a fisherman in Galicia, Spain turns up a 700-year-old statue.
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.
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.
In today's news roundup, China responds strongly to negative comments from soccer star Mesut Özil, a Christmas song hits number one 25 years after it was recorded, and the US stops trading with the imaginary country of Wakanda.
In today's news roundup, floods have forced hundreds of thousands from their homes in East Africa, Italian schools will begin teaching climate change next year, and movie star James Dean, who died in 1955, will make a new movie.
In today's news roundup, the auto workers' strike against General Motors could end soon, NASA astronauts make the first all-female spacewalk, and a map in a children's movie causes political trouble in Asia.
On January 1, over 50,000 books, poems, songs, and other works of art became "public domain" in the US, making them free for anyone to use.
The man who played Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on Sesame Street for 50 years is leaving the show. Caroll Spinney, who plays the 6-year-old bird, is now 84.