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Book Review: Elizabeth Brooks' Austen-esque WWII novel has romance, betrayal and a touch of macabre

Book Review: Elizabeth Brooks' Austen-esque WWII novel has romance, betrayal and a touch of macabre

In a chance meeting in 1934, Nina hosts a dinner party. She’s 14, trying on womanhood for the first time, and even the drunken foolery of Guy Nicholson and his friend can’t outweigh the growing importance of his gaze.
How Chinese retailers can offer Americans steep bargains on clothes and why that could change

How Chinese retailers can offer Americans steep bargains on clothes and why that could change

WASHINGTON (AP) — As a substitute teacher in her mid-20s, Lindsey Puls was delighted to discover the fashion world of Shein more than 10 years ago, lured in by its super-low prices — with tops selling for a few dollars, dresses under $10, and free sh
These companies have laid off Canadian workers in 2024

These companies have laid off Canadian workers in 2024

Canadians are continuing to be laid off as part of a wave of job cuts that began in 2023 as companies assessed their operations after the height of the COVID-19 pandemic passed.
Sinead O'Connor's estate asks Donald Trump to stop playing her music at rallies

Sinead O'Connor's estate asks Donald Trump to stop playing her music at rallies

LONDON (AP) — The estate of Sinead O’Connor on Monday asked Donald Trump not to play her music at campaign rallies, saying the late singer considered the former president a “biblical devil.
For an easy weeknight meal, use the broiler instead of the grill for this salmon dish

For an easy weeknight meal, use the broiler instead of the grill for this salmon dish

Grilling is a great method for quickly cooking fish while imparting lots of flavor, but the weather isn’t always on your side.
Celebrity birthdays for the week of March 10-16

Celebrity birthdays for the week of March 10-16

Celebrity birthdays for the week of March 10-16: March 10: Bluegrass musician Norman Blake is 86. Actor Chuck Norris is 84. Singer Dean Torrence of Jan and Dean is 84. Actor Katharine Houghton (“Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner?”) is 82.
Book Review: 'The Hunter' is a dark and lyrical tale of revenge, friendship and loyalty in collision

Book Review: 'The Hunter' is a dark and lyrical tale of revenge, friendship and loyalty in collision

Cal Hooper fled a failing marriage, quit his exhausting job with the Chicago Police Department, and settled down in Ardnakelty, a fictional village nestled in the mountains of western Ireland, hoping to find some peace.
Kate Ashford: Can you afford health care in retirement?

Kate Ashford: Can you afford health care in retirement?

At age 65, some couples may need as much as $413,000 to cover health care costs in retirement, according to a January report from the Employee Benefit Research Institute.
BoC expected to hold interest rates this week as grey cloud hangs over economy

BoC expected to hold interest rates this week as grey cloud hangs over economy

Many forecasters anticipate the first rate cut to come in around June. 
Musician Allison Russell cancels, postpones shows after getting caught in storm

Musician Allison Russell cancels, postpones shows after getting caught in storm

WINNIPEG — Montreal folk singer Allison Russell has been forced to cancel or postpone some tour dates after being caught in stormy winter weather in Western Canada.