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Snoopy shines in Apple TV+ series that's true to its roots

Snoopy shines in Apple TV+ series that's true to its roots

NEW YORK — “Peanuts” star Snoopy is famous for being a highly imaginative dog, liable at to go off on loony flights of fancy. But, it turns out, his world has some strict rules. No adults can be heard there, just trombones.
Black leaders and artists reflect on Black History Month in 2021

Black leaders and artists reflect on Black History Month in 2021

What is the significance of Black History Month in 2021? Eight months after the groundswell of social activism sparked by the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minn., it’s a question that holds many answers.

Cable news ratings tighten with big months for CNN, MSNBC

NEW YORK — Cable television news has never been more in vogue and so competitive. Several programs on MSNBC and CNN had their most-watched months ever in January, the Nielsen company said.
Chadwick Boseman earns 2 nominations for NAACP Image Awards

Chadwick Boseman earns 2 nominations for NAACP Image Awards

LOS ANGELES — With his final two performances, the late Chadwick Boseman earned two NAACP Image Awards nominations Tuesday, while “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” could make its presence felt at next month’s ceremony.
PBS chief defends filmmaker Ken Burns, touts diversity

PBS chief defends filmmaker Ken Burns, touts diversity

LOS ANGELES — The chief executive of PBS rejected a filmmaker’s argument that public TV's 40-year relationship with documentarian Ken Burns has come at the expense of diversity.
4 hurt in explosion at Los Angeles-area industrial park

4 hurt in explosion at Los Angeles-area industrial park

LOS ANGELES — An explosion at an industrial park near Los Angeles on Tuesday injured four people, three of them critically, authorities said. The blast was reported at 4:45 p.m.
China not convinced by Canada's Wu-Tang Clan explanation

China not convinced by Canada's Wu-Tang Clan explanation

BEIJING — A ruckus brought by China over Canadian T-shirts bearing an altered logo of the New York hip-hop group Wu-Tang clan continued Wednesday, with China’s Foreign Ministry saying it didn’t buy Canada’s explanation that the shirts were not an ins
Cops, camaraderie, COVID, Karens: 'Pretty Hard Cases' stars on making the new dramedy

Cops, camaraderie, COVID, Karens: 'Pretty Hard Cases' stars on making the new dramedy

TORONTO — Nearly 33 years after the end of "Cagney & Lacey," the stars of the new CBC series "Pretty Hard Cases" are excited to inject a new energy into the women-detective genre.
Review: In ‘Saint Maud,’ is a visceral psychological horror

Review: In ‘Saint Maud,’ is a visceral psychological horror

Religion and horror are hardly novel bedfellows, but writer-director Rose Glass crafts something fresh of the construct in her promising debut “ Saint Maud.
Pandemic cuisine: Odd pairings, old favourites on the menu

Pandemic cuisine: Odd pairings, old favourites on the menu

NEW YORK — Whether it's kimchi, beets or broccoli, the pandemic has had a strange impact on food cravings that goes beyond the joy of comfort eating.
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