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Edmunds Compares: 2023 Toyota bZ4X vs. 2023 Volkswagen ID.4

Edmunds Compares: 2023 Toyota bZ4X vs. 2023 Volkswagen ID.4

Toyota largely pioneered hybrid vehicles, and its extensive lineup of gas-saving models today is a testament to that. But it’s taken a while for Toyota to finally come out with its first mass-market electric vehicle: the all-new 2023 Toyota bZ4X .
Almodóvar pulls out of first English-language feature film

Almodóvar pulls out of first English-language feature film

MADRID (AP) — Oscar-winning director Pedro Almodóvar says that he is withdrawing from his first English-language feature, “A Manual for Cleaning Women” produced by and starring Cate Blanchett.
As monkeypox drops in the West, still no vaccines for Africa

As monkeypox drops in the West, still no vaccines for Africa

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — With monkeypox cases subsiding in Europe and parts of North America, many scientists say now is the time to prioritize stopping the virus in Africa. In July, the U.N.
Queen's death renews interest in UK memorabilia in Hong Kong

Queen's death renews interest in UK memorabilia in Hong Kong

HONG KONG (AP) — The death of Queen Elizabeth II has sparked a wave of nostalgia and renewed interest in British memorabilia in Hong Kong, which for 156 years had lived under the British crown until its return to China in 1997.
South Korean celebration of 'Squid Game' Emmy wins subdued

South Korean celebration of 'Squid Game' Emmy wins subdued

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Koreans shared congratulations on social media Tuesday for the multiple wins by “Squid Game” at the Emmy Awards, but the overall reaction was subdued as the country grows accustomed to its increasingly prominent role i
Japanese, contemporary cuisine figure prominently in first Toronto Michelin Guide

Japanese, contemporary cuisine figure prominently in first Toronto Michelin Guide

Toronto can now boast to being home to more than a dozen Michelin-star eateries, including a two-star sushi restaurant run by a celebrated chef previously recognized by the prestigious food guide.
Casket of Queen Elizabeth II arrives at Buckingham Palace

Casket of Queen Elizabeth II arrives at Buckingham Palace

LONDON (AP) — The coffin of Queen Elizabeth II returned to Buckingham Palace on Tuesday evening, making its way through a drizzly London as crowds lined the route for a glimpse of the hearse and to bid her a final farewell.
The complete list of Toronto restaurants in the Michelin Guide's 1st Canadian edition

The complete list of Toronto restaurants in the Michelin Guide's 1st Canadian edition

TORONTO — The first Canadian edition of the Michelin Guide was announced Tuesday. Restaurants deemed to have exceptional cuisine are given a ranking of one, two or three stars.
Iconic French New Wave director Jean-Luc Godard dead at 91

Iconic French New Wave director Jean-Luc Godard dead at 91

GENEVA (AP) — Jean-Luc Godard, the iconic “enfant terrible” of the French New Wave who revolutionized popular cinema in 1960 with his first feature, “Breathless,” and stood for years among the film world's most influential directors, died Tuesday.
Emmys reach record-low audience of 5.9 million people

Emmys reach record-low audience of 5.9 million people

NEW YORK (AP) — The Emmy Awards hit a new low in viewership on Monday night, with its estimated audience of 5.9 million people even smaller than the COVID-19-disrupted ceremony two years ago.
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