Steven LaBrie is a freelance baritone in New York. Jarrett Ott has a full-time job singing in Germany. As the coronavirus spread, that made all the difference.
HULA LAKE, Israel: The sun is setting on the lake and thousands of cranes perform a mating dance, bobbing their black and white heads while flapping large grey wings and hopping on long legs. Like every winter, the red-crowned Eurasian birds are back on Israel’s Hula Lake – some for a stop-over en route from […]
WASHINGTON: Merrick Garland is joining a small club, including a couple of Supreme Court justices, who gave up lifetime jobs as a federal judge because a president, or soon-to-be president, asked them to. The 68-year-old Garland, Joe Bidens pick for attorney general, said the chance to run the Justice Department was too good to refuse. […]
Alexei Navalny said he was grateful he could fly to Berlin for treatment (File) Berlin, Germany: Russia’s most prominent opposition leader Alexei Navalny suddenly felt unwell on a flight over Siberia — a frightening queasiness with cold sweat pouring down his brow. At first, the crew thought it was food poisoning. Navalny, in his first […]