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Trump administration pulls funding for drive-through COVID-19 testing

Enlarge / A drive-through COVID-19 testing site operated by Omni Healthcare in Melbourne, Fla. on April 8. (credit: Paul Hennessy | Echoes Wire | Barcroft Media | Getty Images) One of the biggest challenges hampering US institutional response to the COVID-19 crisis is testing: when you can’t identify who has the disease, you can’t tell …

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‘Tigertail’ director Alan Yang on making the past not ‘a memory, but a beautiful dream’

In the opening minutes of Tigertail, a deeply affecting new drama from Master of None cocreator Alan Yang, a little boy dashes across rice fields, cyan stalks rustling in the wind as he searches, in vain, for his mother. He could have sworn he saw her working nearby.  Tears well up in his eyes when …

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Why Costco’s big March sales jump isn’t such good news for other big box retailers

On the face of it, any retailer’s report of a monthly sales jump of 12% in this environment should be a source of relief for the beleaguered industry. But peer into Costco Wholesale’s March revenue numbers more closely, and you will see signs that even the most successful chains could be in for a hard …

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