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The end is near for popular shows

May 14, 2021, 6:07am Entertainment

Time ran out on “MacGyver” last week. We’ll bid farewell to “Mom” next week and “NCIS: New Orleans” soon after that. “Shameless” is done, and “Superstore” has closed. Read story

Katie Guehl, a fourth-grade teacher at Indian Run Elementary School in Dublin, Ohio, checks on Daphne Phyllis, a red-eared slider turtle, in her classroom.

Teachers struggle to care for class pets in pandemic

Katie Guehl, a fourth-grade teacher at Indian Run Elementary School in Dublin, Ohio, checks on Daphne Phyllis, a red-eared slider turtle, in her classroom.

May 14, 2021, 6:05am Pets & Wildlife

COLUMBUS, Ohio — As teachers pivoted to online learning last school year, some faced a unique challenge: What would happen to their class pets? Read story

Gray wolves to find new home at Ted Turner’s New Mexico ranch

May 14, 2021, 6:05am Pets & Wildlife

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — One of Ted Turner’s ranches in southern New Mexico will be the new home for a pair of Mexican gray wolves and their pups as federal wildlife managers look at more options for boosting the genetic diversity of the endangered species. Read story

Birria taco from Su Casa Marquez.

Taco trend: Clark County eateries find social media fave birria boosting sales

Birria taco from Su Casa Marquez.

May 14, 2021, 6:05am Clark County Life

Taco lovers throughout the United States have cast aside popular fillings like al pastor and carnitas in favor of a tender stewed meat infused with spices and chiles called birria. Read story

A Walla Walla sweet onion tart dish at Roots Restaurant and Bar in Camas.

Roots reopens in Camas after a yearlong hiatus

A Walla Walla sweet onion tart dish at Roots Restaurant and Bar in Camas.

May 14, 2021, 6:03am Business

Roots Restaurant and Bar has reopened after being closed for more than a year. Read story

Grace Gardens Event Center employees check temperatures of young people attending prom at the Grace Gardens Event Center in El Paso, Texas on Friday, May 7, 2021. Around 2,000 attended the outdoor event at the private venue after local school districts announced they would not host proms this year. Tickets cost $45.

Some proms are back, with masks, testing and distancing

Grace Gardens Event Center employees check temperatures of young people attending prom at the Grace Gardens Event Center in El Paso, Texas on Friday, May 7, 2021. Around 2,000 attended the outdoor event at the private venue after local school districts announced they would not host proms this year. Tickets cost $45.

May 13, 2021, 8:19am Life

BOSTON — A minor league baseball stadium. A negative coronavirus test and absolutely no slow dancing. Read story

Dead whales found lodged under hull of Australian warship docked in San Diego

May 13, 2021, 8:17am Nation & World

SAN DIEGO — An Australian destroyer pulled into San Diego Bay Saturday with an unexpected cargo: two dead fin whales lodged against the ship’s hull. Read story

DJ Khaled arrives at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards on Jan. 26, 2020, in Los Angeles.

After pandemic pullback, DJ Khaled shares his ‘light show’

DJ Khaled arrives at the 62nd annual Grammy Awards on Jan. 26, 2020, in Los Angeles.

May 13, 2021, 6:08am Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — When it’s time to release one of his maximalist albums, DJ Khaled turns a moment into an event. He posts Instagram videos showing recording sessions, silly dances and praise from the hip-hop and R&B heavyweights who worked with him. The lavish, exuberant productions are meant to soundtrack… Read story

FILE - Signage promoting the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards and NBC appears in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Jan. 5, 2020.  NBC said Monday that will not air the Golden Globes in 2022.

NBC says it won’t air Golden Globes in 2022

FILE - Signage promoting the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards and NBC appears in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Jan. 5, 2020.  NBC said Monday that will not air the Golden Globes in 2022.

May 13, 2021, 6:08am Entertainment

NEW YORK — Amid growing pressure on the Hollywood Foreign Press Association from studios, stars and large swaths of the film industry, NBC said Monday that will not air the Golden Globes in 2022, putting in doubt the viability of one of Hollywood’s oldest and most-watched award shows. Read story

Pearl Jam fans rejoice: 200 live recordings online

May 13, 2021, 6:07am Entertainment

Pearl Jam has released nearly 200 live recordings online. Read story