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Netflix confirms move into video games as its growth slows

Netflix confirms move into video games as its growth slows

SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Netflix reported its worst slowdown in subscriber growth in eight years as people emerge from their pandemic cocoons. So it’s adding a new attraction to its marquee: Video games.
Conservative media offers mixed messages on COVID-19 vaccine

Conservative media offers mixed messages on COVID-19 vaccine

NEW YORK (AP) — When Dr. Alexa Mieses Malchuk talks to patients about the COVID-19 vaccine, she tries to feel out where they get their information from.
US life expectancy in 2020 saw biggest drop since WWII

US life expectancy in 2020 saw biggest drop since WWII

NEW YORK — U.S. life expectancy fell by a year and a half in 2020, the largest one-year decline since World War II, public health officials said Wednesday. The decrease for both Black Americans and Hispanic Americans was even worse: three years.
The Latest: South Korea hits pandemic high for daily cases

The Latest: South Korea hits pandemic high for daily cases

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has reported a new daily high for coronavirus cases, putting pressure on authorities to extend their toughest distancing rules.

Shark bites new viewers for Discovery in 33rd year

NEW YORK (AP) — Shark Week just finished its 33rd edition on Discovery, a television event so old that one advertising executive joked it could have its own children.
'White Boy Rick' movie's inspiration sues police for $100M

'White Boy Rick' movie's inspiration sues police for $100M

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit-area man whose decades in prison for drug dealing and work as an informant inspired the movie “White Boy Rick” filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking $100 million, claiming he was coerced into assisting police while just a helpless
Weinstein brought to California to face further rape charges

Weinstein brought to California to face further rape charges

LOS ANGELES (AP) — New York prison officials handed convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein over to California on Tuesday to face additional sexual assault charges, ending the former movie mogul's lengthy fight to delay his extradition.

US Catholic official resigns over 'improper behavior' claim

NEW YORK (AP) — Citing allegations of “possible improper behavior,” the U.S.
CN reports strong earnings growth as rail traffic recovers from COVID-19 pandemic

CN reports strong earnings growth as rail traffic recovers from COVID-19 pandemic

MONTREAL — Canadian National Railway Co. nearly doubled earnings and revenues in its second quarter as the company began to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. The Montreal-based railway earned $1.03 billion or $1.
WestJet wraps talks with federal government, not seeking aid

WestJet wraps talks with federal government, not seeking aid

CALGARY — WestJet says it is not seeking financial aid from the federal government after months of talks between Ottawa and the airline.