Tag: People

‘Normal People’ takes sex seriously

DUBLIN—Paul Mescal, battling a cold, collapsed into a chair on the edge of a busy set just outside the city here. The Irish actor was midway through a “beast” of a day, he said, shooting the high-profile adaptation of Sally Rooney’s wildly popular novel “Normal People.” “It’s like I’ve been thrown into the sea, never…

The Surprising Group of People Who Might Get a Stimulus Check

Millions of Americans have been hurt by COVID-19, and with the economy still largely shut down, the onslaught is likely to continue. Thankfully, lawmakers passed the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act in late March, and it’s loaded with provisions designed to ease some of Americans’ financial woes. In addition to boosting and…

More than 10 people dead after shooting, manhunt in Nova Scotia

RCMP say more than 10 people are dead after a police chase in rural Nova Scotia. In a press conference on Sunday, RCMP said that Const. Heidi Stevenson is among the dead and that a male officer was wounded. They say the suspect, previously identified as 51-year-old Gabriel Wortman, has also died. Police say they…

Quebec premier says 31 people have died at troubled long-term care home

A police investigation is underway at a private long-term care facility in western Montreal where Quebec Premier Francois Legault said 31 people have died since March 13. Legault told reporters Saturday that at least five people at the Residence Herron in Dorval, Que., now under government trusteeship, died after testing positive for COVID-19, which continues…