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Man killed in Chicago shooting was local rapper, police say

Man killed in Chicago shooting was local rapper, police say

A man who was fatally shot as he stood with another man on one of Chicago's most fashionable streets was a local rapper, police said. The Cook County Medical Examiner's office identified the man as 26-year-old Carlton Weekly of the suburb of Markham.
Canadian filmmaker Stella Meghie to direct Whitney Houston biopic

Canadian filmmaker Stella Meghie to direct Whitney Houston biopic

TORONTO — Canadian filmmaker Stella Meghie is set to direct a highly anticipated biopic on the late singing legend Whitney Houston. The Oshawa, Ont.
Body changes, lost progress: mental hurdles face gym-goers as facilities reopen

Body changes, lost progress: mental hurdles face gym-goers as facilities reopen

Sean Barron had been working out five days a week at a London, Ont., gym before the COVID-19 pandemic shut down fitness facilities across the country in March.
How to get started if you’ve never had a bank account

How to get started if you’ve never had a bank account

Managing your money without a bank account is doable. But it can pose challenges — and the COVID-19 pandemic has only added more.
UK judge: Meghan friends can stay anonymous in privacy case

UK judge: Meghan friends can stay anonymous in privacy case

LONDON — A British judge ruled Wednesday that the Duchess of Sussex can keep the names of five close friends secret while she brings a privacy invasion lawsuit against a British newspaper — but he chided both sides in the case for playing out their b
Five high schoolers named National Student Poets

Five high schoolers named National Student Poets

NEW YORK — Five high school juniors, residing everywhere from Lake Worth, Florida, to Saratoga, California, have been named National Student Poets.
Disney to release 'Mulan' on streaming service, for a price

Disney to release 'Mulan' on streaming service, for a price

“Mulan” is no longer headed for a major theatrical release. The Walt Disney Co. said Tuesday that it will debut its live-action blockbuster on its subscription streaming service, Disney+, on Sept. 4.
Neil Young sues Trump campaign, deriding use of famous tunes

Neil Young sues Trump campaign, deriding use of famous tunes

NEW YORK — Neil Young sued President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign Tuesday for copyright infringement, saying he doesn’t want his music used as a theme song for a “divisive un-American campaign of ignorance and hate.
Ex-Trump adviser plans book on future of polarized America

Ex-Trump adviser plans book on future of polarized America

WASHINGTON — Fiona Hill, a key witness in President Donald Trump's impeachment inquiry, is going to be sharing her views about the future of a polarized America.
Districts go round and round on school bus reopening plans

Districts go round and round on school bus reopening plans

HARRISBURG, Pa. — School districts nationwide puzzling over how to safely educate children during a pandemic have a more immediate challenge — getting 26 million bus-riding students there in the first place.