‘Nomadland’ is the perfect antidote to the nauseating ‘Hillbilly Elegy’

“Nomadland,” Chloé Zhao’s latest film, is nominally a quiet portrait of a working-class woman, Fern (played by Frances McDormand), who lives in her van and works piecemeal manual labor jobs along the West Coast. But, really, it’s intended to illustrate a particular slice of America where the social safety net has failed — and what…

The Perfect Landing Spot for Biggest Names of 2020 MLB Free Agent Class

0 of 9Michael Wyke/Associated PressThe MLB hot stove is slowly heating up.The Atlanta Braves grabbed two pitchers off the free-agent market in recent weeks, signing Charlie Morton and Drew Smyly to one-year deals. Right-hander Mike Minor rejoined the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday, and the Royals also filled a spot in the outfield Monday with…