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'Shang-Chi' tops box office for 3rd straight weekend

'Shang-Chi' tops box office for 3rd straight weekend

NEW YORK (AP) — “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” is the top film at the box office for the third straight weekend, but the muted reception for Clint Eastwood's “Cry Macho” suggests older moviegoers still aren't as eager to return to theate
Chris Rock says he has COVID-19, urges vaccination

Chris Rock says he has COVID-19, urges vaccination

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Rock on Sunday said he has been diagnosed with COVID-19 and sent a message to anyone still on the fence: “Get vaccinated.
Emmys vow a 'good time' after bleak year; 'Crown' may rule

Emmys vow a 'good time' after bleak year; 'Crown' may rule

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Emmy Awards host Cedric the Entertainer and the show's producers promise it will be a celebration for all. But it could be much more rewarding, even historic, for some.
Businesses, enforcement bodies brace for learning curve on vaccine certificates

Businesses, enforcement bodies brace for learning curve on vaccine certificates

TORONTO — Pub manager Crystal Meikle is used to pivoting with the shifting rules for businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Snowbird season: Canadian retirees hope for prompt COVID booster shots in U.S. south

Snowbird season: Canadian retirees hope for prompt COVID booster shots in U.S. south

WASHINGTON — Canadian snowbirds will be watching closely this week, suitcases at the ready and RVs full of fuel, to see if the United States finally eases the travel restrictions preventing them from driving south for the winter.
Sustainable funds release more data, details as investors seek transparency

Sustainable funds release more data, details as investors seek transparency

TORONTO — There's no one way to define sustainable investing, but more fund providers in the space are beginning to provide hard numbers to back up their claims.
Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week

TORONTO — Five things to watch for in the Canadian business world in the coming week: Federal election: Corporate Canada, small business owners and investors alike will be watching closely Monday as the country votes in a federal election.
"Waning immunity?" Experts say term leads to false understanding of COVID-19 vaccines

"Waning immunity?" Experts say term leads to false understanding of COVID-19 vaccines

The idea of waning immunity has picked up steam in recent weeks, with some countries using it to justify rolling out third-dose COVID-19 vaccine boosters to their populations. But immunologists say the concept has been largely misunderstood.
Democrats push to retool health care programs for millions

Democrats push to retool health care programs for millions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dental work for seniors on Medicare . An end to sky’s-the-limit pricing on prescription drugs. New options for long-term care at home. Coverage for low-income people locked out of Medicaid by ideological battles.
Quebecer Edith Blais talks writing and moving on after 450 days as hostage in Africa

Quebecer Edith Blais talks writing and moving on after 450 days as hostage in Africa

MONTREAL — Almost 250 days into her 15-month captivity in Mali, Edith Blais realized her life was no longer her own, and she didn't know if she'd ever get it back.