More than 225,000 have died from the coronavirus, while lockdowns have left millions in economic dire straits. Racial wounds, bared during a summer of protests, fester, while Republicans and Democrats in Washington bicker and backstab.
A virtual choir, on the other hand, allows the participants to sing from the comfort of their own home -- ideal amid the pandemic when some singers have faced accusations of being superspreaders.
Police banned a planned demonstration on security grounds after last weekend saw some of the most violent clashes in three months of political turmoil but nevertheless warned residents to expect "severe disruption".
The announcement of the review came just weeks before the winner of the contract was expected to be declared, according to a report in National Public Radio
Moscow: The Kremlin on Tuesday rejected Washington's accusations that Russia tried to disrupt the 2016 presidential vote and sought to demoralise African-Americans, calling the...
"I've already made clear my deep regret if any action of mine was ever misinterpreted by anyone as being aggressive, but the idea that I would deliberately harass anyone is simply and utterly untrue," Tambor said.
Spacey found himself in the spotlight when Anthony Rapp accused the star of making a "sexual advance" when he was 14 and Spacey was 26.
Hackett, 50, told the Hollywood Reporter she raised Price's behavior with studio executives who launched an investigation -- but she was never informed of the outcome.