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Anthony Hopkins, Kate Winslet among honourees at TIFF virtual gala

Anthony Hopkins, Kate Winslet among honourees at TIFF virtual gala

TORONTO — The Toronto International Film Festival enlisted the help of some of Hollywood's biggest names to recreate its usual glamour on a virtual stage at a star-studded awards fundraiser Tuesday night.
Coronavirus deaths in kids echoes toll in adults, CDC says

Coronavirus deaths in kids echoes toll in adults, CDC says

NEW YORK — A detailed look at COVID-19 deaths in U.S. kids and young adults released Tuesday shows they mirror patterns seen in older patients. The report examined 121 deaths of those younger than 21, as of the end of July.
Fall home decor trends: Comforting hues, flexible design

Fall home decor trends: Comforting hues, flexible design

In recent years, brown anything in a living space was considered by some arbiters of decor as drab and outdated. But this fall the hue is back in favour , in part because of the unsettled, anxious state of the world.
Microclimates: something gardeners can do about the weather

Microclimates: something gardeners can do about the weather

The weather has gotten weirder and more unpredictable, but there is a small way that gardeners can take more control: finding and exploiting microclimates. I've been looking for them around my upstate New York yard as cooler weather slowly creeps in.
Decades-old recording of Joni Mitchell finally go from old box to a boxed set

Decades-old recording of Joni Mitchell finally go from old box to a boxed set

VICTORIA — Two long-forgotten tapes featuring some of the first recordings of Joni Mitchell have come out of storage and into circulation, thanks to a serendipitous turn of events involving retired Victoria broadcaster Barry Bowman.
'Trickster' actor Joel Oulette on the 'overwhelming' rise of CBC's new series

'Trickster' actor Joel Oulette on the 'overwhelming' rise of CBC's new series

TORONTO — When it comes to career milestones, actor Joel Oulette considers his passing appearance during a commercial break on "Hockey Night in Canada" to be one of the coolest so far.
Gloria Estefan, Alex Rodriguez mark Latino impact on media

Gloria Estefan, Alex Rodriguez mark Latino impact on media

LOS ANGELES — Gloria Estefan, Alex Rodriguez and Eva Longoria will be among the participants in a monthlong online celebration of Latino contributions to television.
States face pressure to ban race-based hairstyle prejudice

States face pressure to ban race-based hairstyle prejudice

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — A growing number of states are facing pressure to ban race-based discrimination against hair texture and hairstyles in schools and the workplace.

US-Audiobooks-Top-10

Nonfiction 1. The Autobiography of Malcolm X by Malcolm X and Alex Haley, narrated by Laurence Fishburne (Audible Studios) 2. Disloyal: A Memoir by Michael Cohen, narrated by Robert Petkoff (Skyhorse Publishing) 3.
Archie Panjabi leads the cast of Peacock's show 'Departure'

Archie Panjabi leads the cast of Peacock's show 'Departure'

NEW YORK — Though she's making a name for herself, actor Archie Panjabi still gets a kick out of it when strangers ask for her and clearly don't anticipate what they're getting. “They expect a blond Scottish boy with blue eyes to come out," she says.