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'I am a witness to history' - Jon Bon Jovi tackles 2020

'I am a witness to history' - Jon Bon Jovi tackles 2020

NEW YORK — Jon Bon Jovi has been churning out love songs and arena anthems for nearly 40 years, but his latest release “2020,” has taken his music to another level. It’s Bon Jovi’s most socially conscious album to date.
Guitar rock legend Eddie Van Halen dies of cancer at 65

Guitar rock legend Eddie Van Halen dies of cancer at 65

NEW YORK — Eddie Van Halen, the guitar virtuoso whose blinding speed, control and innovation propelled his band Van Halen into one of hard rock’s biggest groups and became elevated to the status of rock god, has died. He was 65.
Doctors, pharmacies explore drive-thrus, outdoor clinics to meet flu shot demand

Doctors, pharmacies explore drive-thrus, outdoor clinics to meet flu shot demand

TORONTO — Anticipating increased demand for the flu shot this season, pharmacist Sean Simpson has invested in a few unorthodox supplies that go well beyond extra face masks: street signage, traffic cones, a pop-up tent and hard hats.

Shaq, Foxx set for online Black entrepreneurship special

LOS ANGELES — “Shark Tank” veteran Daymond John will host a live-streamed special aimed at bolstering Black entrepreneurship, with Shaquille O’Neal, Gabrielle Union and Jamie Foxx set to participate.

Guitar rock legend Eddie Van Halen dies of cancer at 65

NEW YORK — Eddie Van Halen, the guitar virtuoso whose blinding speed, control and innovation propelled his band Van Halen into one of hard rock’s biggest groups and became elevated to the status of rock god, has died. He was 65.
'Percy' director on adding fictional elements to Saskatchewan farmer's Monsanto fight

'Percy' director on adding fictional elements to Saskatchewan farmer's Monsanto fight

TORONTO — The director of a new film about a Saskatchewan grain farmer's legal fight with biotech giant Monsanto says the drama has some fictionalized characters.
Virus leads two prime Atlantic City restaurants to close

Virus leads two prime Atlantic City restaurants to close

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Two popular and highly regarded restaurants in Atlantic City will remain closed permanently, victims of the coronavirus and the restrictions that came with it.
Virtual Thanksgiving gatherings urged to control COVID-19

Virtual Thanksgiving gatherings urged to control COVID-19

OTTAWA — Canadians should celebrate Thanksgiving virtually this weekend to avoid spreading COVID-19, federal Health Minister Patty Hajdu said Tuesday.
Canadian researchers explore whether TB vaccine offers COVID-19 protection

Canadian researchers explore whether TB vaccine offers COVID-19 protection

TORONTO — Canadian researchers have launched a study to determine if a century-old vaccine against tuberculosis can offer some protection against COVID-19.
Experts call Trump's rosy virus message misguided

Experts call Trump's rosy virus message misguided

Should people fear the coronavirus? Public health experts say 1 million worldwide deaths are among reasons to be concerned, if not fearful, and to take everyday precautions despite rosy advice from the still-recovering president.