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Apple renews ‘Dear…’ for a second season with Selena Gomez, Viola Davis

Apple renews ‘Dear…’ for a second season with Selena Gomez, Viola Davis

Entertainment
March 5 (UPI) -- Apple TV+ has renewed documentary series Dear... for a second season, the streaming service announced on Friday. Dear... Season 2 will premiere globally on Apple TV+ later this year with 10 new episodes. Advertisement The series, from R.J. Cutler, is inspired by Apple's Dear Apple spots. The show profiles celebrities and influencers by using letters written by those who have been changed by their work. Selena Gomez, Viola Davis, Billy Porter, Jane Fonda, Ava DuVernay, Vogue creative director and journalist Andre Leon Talley, Sandra Oh, renowned waterman Laird Hamilton and NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will be featured in Dear... Season 2. Oprah Winfrey, Gloria Steinem, Spike Lee, Lin-Manual Miranda, Yara Shahidi, Stevie Wonder, Aly Raisman, Misty Copeland and Big Bird we...

Crystal Palace seal dramatic smash-and-grab victory at Brighton, fans back in stadiums for final day of Premier League season, ‘Mourinho NOT to blame for Tottenham crisis’, Rice wants Lingard to stay at West Ham – football news and gossip LIVE

Sports
[unable to retrieve full-text content]Wow, what a weekend of Premier League action that was. From Everton’s historic victory over Liverpool at Anfield, to West Ham’s thrilling win against Tottenham, Man City beating Arsenal to make it 18 wins in a row and Bruno Fernandes continuing his stunning form as Manchester United beat Newcastle. And if that wasn’t good enough […] talkSPORT

Tax season is upon us. Here’s what’s new for your 2020 return

Finance
PeopleImagesYou might want to buckle up for this tax season.Whether due to pandemic-related relief, remote work or no work, individuals may find that preparing their 2020 taxes is a bigger challenge than usual."I think it's going to be much more complicated," said Julio Gonzalez, CEO of Engineered Tax Services.This year, the IRS will handle an estimated 150 million returns, with the filing deadline set for the usual April 15. The agency began accepting returns on Feb. 12.Here are some ways that preparing your tax return could be different this year.Stimulus paymentsWhile the federal stimulus payments — two of them — issued in 2020 were a lifeline for many households and helped stimulate the economy, they also created a lot of tax questions.The most important thing to know is that the money
Study: Climate change is making allergy season worse

Study: Climate change is making allergy season worse

Science
Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Climate change is making allergy season worse, according to a new study published Monday in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Pollen season starts 20 days earlier, lasts 10 days longer and creates 21% more pollen than in 1990, the University of Utah School of Biological Sciences study shows. Advertisement Human-caused climate change has played a significant role in lengthening pollen season and a partial role in increasing the amount of pollen, researchers found. "The strong link between warmer weather and pollen seasons provides a crystal-clear example of how climate change is already affecting peoples' health across the U.S.," the study's lead author William Anderegg said in a press release. "Climate change isn't something far away and in the future. It's...
Could these Brits shake up awards season?

Could these Brits shake up awards season?

Entertainment
PA/GettyBritish actors Riz Ahmed, Carey Mulligan and Michaela Coel were among the nominees for this year's Independent Spirit Awards.The awards honour the best in independent film; and often indicate who could win an Oscar.Ahmed was nominated in the male lead category for his portrayal of a heavy metal drummer struggling with losing his hearing in Sound Of Metal.Mulligan was recognised for her role as Cassie in Promising Young Woman.The film - the directorial debut by star of The Crown and best director/best screenplay nominee Emerald Fennell - sees Mulligan's character seeking to avenge her best friend's rape.Getty ImagesAhmed is nominated in the same category as the late Chadwick Boseman for Ma Rainey's Black Bottom. The drama, about a blues singer, is up against First Cow and Minari for...