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The Globe and Mail wins 2019 Michener Award, excellence in public-service journalism

The Globe and Mail wins 2019 Michener Award, excellence in public-service journalism

OTTAWA — The Globe and Mail has been named the winner of the 2019 Michener Award, which honours excellence in public-service journalism.
US Jews plan smaller Hanukkah celebrations amid virus

US Jews plan smaller Hanukkah celebrations amid virus

Jewish Americans from a variety of branches of the faith are celebrating Hanukkah with smaller-than-usual gatherings this year, in hopes of keeping the year-end holiday safe but still joyful as coronavirus cases spike across the country.
US panel endorses widespread use of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

US panel endorses widespread use of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine

WASHINGTON — A U.S.
Dozens of Canadian publishers project at least a 40 per cent revenue hit, survey says

Dozens of Canadian publishers project at least a 40 per cent revenue hit, survey says

Many Canadian publishers are expecting to see sales revenues slashed nearly in half this year as the COVID-19 crisis has made it harder for readers to find homegrown titles, a recent survey suggests.
SEC on ABC: ESPN to be exclusive TV home, starting 2024

SEC on ABC: ESPN to be exclusive TV home, starting 2024

The Southeastern Conference's signature mid-afternoon Saturday game will move from CBS to ABC starting in 2024 as part of a new 10-year contract with ESPN and the powerhouse football league announced Thursday.
CBS White House reporter Weijia Jiang is writing a memoir

CBS White House reporter Weijia Jiang is writing a memoir

NEW YORK — CBS News White House correspondent Weijia Jiang is working on a memoir about her experiences as a Chinese American.
Fears and tension mount for commuters still heading to work

Fears and tension mount for commuters still heading to work

NEW YORK — One by one, the fears creep in as Aura Morales rides the bus to her job at CVS in Los Angeles. A passenger boards without a mask but she doesn't dare confront him. More riders board and it's impossible to stay six feet apart.
Empire Q2 profit and sales up, plans online grocery expansion in Alberta

Empire Q2 profit and sales up, plans online grocery expansion in Alberta

Empire Co. Ltd. reported its second-quarter profit and sales rose compared with a year ago as it announced plans to expand its Voila online grocery service to Alberta.
Chris Hillman's musical life from Byrds to Burritos and more

Chris Hillman's musical life from Byrds to Burritos and more

LOS ANGELES — Tom Petty once described him as one of rock music's most well-kept secrets, and Chris Hillman is fine with that.

Bestsellers-Books-USAToday

1. “A Promised Land” by Barack Obama (Crown) 2. “Cat Kid Comic Club” by Dav Pilkey (Scholastic) 3. “The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse” by Charlie Mackesy (HarperOne) 4. ”Diary of A Wimpy Kid: The Deep End” by Jeff Kinney (Amulet Books) 5.