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No-show the Weeknd leads 50th anniversary Juno Awards with five wins

No-show the Weeknd leads 50th anniversary Juno Awards with five wins

TORONTO — Even without a red carpet, the Juno Awards found ways to march generations of Canadian stars through their 50th anniversary celebration on Sunday night.
Why you should consider a ‘second city’ trip in 2021

Why you should consider a ‘second city’ trip in 2021

Even if you’re fully vaccinated, you might not want your next trip — perhaps your first trip in over a year — to be in a packed, urban metropolis. Enter the “second city” trip.
Fiction, memoirs, poems spring from 1,000-word challenge

Fiction, memoirs, poems spring from 1,000-word challenge

NEW YORK (AP) — A. Stella Oloye, a Washington, D.C-based writer working on an Afrofuturism novel, was at a low point this spring when she learned of an online challenge she likens to a “gift from God": #1000wordsofsummer.
Stores enlist shoppers to stop bad behavior against workers

Stores enlist shoppers to stop bad behavior against workers

NEW YORK (AP) — A dozen retailers including Gap and H&M are collaborating on a campaign this fall to enlist customers to combat bad behavior against retail workers.
Levi's CEO on changing sizes, inflation and voter rights

Levi's CEO on changing sizes, inflation and voter rights

NEW YORK (AP) — As Americans start to go out and update their wardrobes, jeans giant Levi Strauss & Co. is enjoying a resurgence in denim.
Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 13-19

Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 13-19

Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 13-19 June 13: Actor Bob McGrath (“Sesame Street”) is 89. Actor Malcolm McDowell is 78. Singer Dennis Locorriere (Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show) is 72. Actor Stellan Skarsgard (“Mamma Mia”) is 70.
German military to ship surplus beer back from Afghanistan

German military to ship surplus beer back from Afghanistan

BERLIN (AP) — The German military says it has found a solution for an unusual logistics problem its troops in Afghanistan face: a glut of beer.
Fisher-Price recalls baby soothers after 4 infant deaths

Fisher-Price recalls baby soothers after 4 infant deaths

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Fisher-Price says it is recalling a model of its baby soothers after the deaths of four infants who were placed on their backs unrestrained in the devices and later found on their stomachs.
Soy marinade makes weeknight steak simple

Soy marinade makes weeknight steak simple

A perfectly grilled steak requires more time and finesse than we can afford most weeknights. Our solution: sirloin tips cut into quick-cooking chunks.
Another COVID side effect: Many kids head to summer school

Another COVID side effect: Many kids head to summer school

With her three teenagers vaccinated against COVID-19, Aja Purnell-Mitchell left it up to them to decide whether to go back to school during summer break. The decision was unanimous: summer school.
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