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MTV EMAs show in Hungary highlights support for LGBTQ people

MTV EMAs show in Hungary highlights support for LGBTQ people

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Pyrotechnics, elaborate costumes and aerial acrobatics ruled the night at the 2021 MTV European Music Awards show in Hungary's capital Sunday, a ceremony that was both a celebration of the year's biggest musical artists and a
French film wins top prize at Greece's top film festival

French film wins top prize at Greece's top film festival

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — The French movie “Petite Nature” (Softie), the story of a sensitive, gifted 10-year-old boy growing up in a rough neighborhood and taken under the wing of a new teacher, won the top Golden Alexander prize Sunday at the 62n
Wilbur Smith, prolific author of adventure tales, dies at 88

Wilbur Smith, prolific author of adventure tales, dies at 88

Wilbur Smith, a bestselling author who wrote dozens of adventure novels, has died at age 88. Smith died unexpectedly at his home in Cape Town, South Africa, on Saturday, his office said in an obituary posted on the website wilbursmithbooks.com.
Disney’s 'Eternals' tops domestic box office for 2nd weekend

Disney’s 'Eternals' tops domestic box office for 2nd weekend

Disney and Marvel’s “Eternals” took a steep drop in its second weekend in theaters, but it’s still hanging on to first place ahead of newcomers like “Clifford the Big Red Dog.” “Eternals” added $27.
Queen sprains back, misses Remembrance Sunday service

Queen sprains back, misses Remembrance Sunday service

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II missed out on the Remembrance Sunday service in London to pay tribute to Britain's war dead because she sprained her back, Buckingham Palace said Sunday.
Venezuelan musicians pursue world's largest orchestra record

Venezuelan musicians pursue world's largest orchestra record

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Hundreds of violins, violas and double basses sounded at Venezuela’s military academy Saturday, then woodwinds, brass and percussion gradually joined in — and thousands of musicians, mostly children and adolescents, were pla
Protesters tell Air Canada CEO to pack his bags, demand more French from management

Protesters tell Air Canada CEO to pack his bags, demand more French from management

MONTREAL — Roughly 100 demonstrators are demanding the departure of Air Canada CEO Michael Rousseau, enduring the November rain to stage a protest in front of the company's head office in Montreal this afternoon.
Home for the holidays: Rockefeller tree arrives in NYC

Home for the holidays: Rockefeller tree arrives in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City ushered in the holiday season Saturday with the arrival of a 79-foot (24-meter) Norway spruce that will serve as one of the world's most famous Christmas trees, in Rockefeller Center.
Prize-winning 1619 Project now coming out in book form

Prize-winning 1619 Project now coming out in book form

Thais Perkins is the owner of Reverie Books in Austin, Texas, and the parent of a middle school student and high school student.
Lions, tigers and an unbearable year at Jack Hanna's zoo

Lions, tigers and an unbearable year at Jack Hanna's zoo

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium had a bear of a year. It began Jan.
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