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Juice WRLD's posthumous album dominates Billboard charts

Juice WRLD's posthumous album dominates Billboard charts

NEW YORK — Rapper Juice WRLD's first posthumous album “Legends Never Die" is alive and well on the music charts. The 21-track album set several records when it debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 albums chart this week.
Christopher Nolan's 'Tenet' delayed indefinitely by virus

Christopher Nolan's 'Tenet' delayed indefinitely by virus

NEW YORK — Christopher Nolan's “Tenet,” which had hoped to herald Hollywood's return to big theatrical releases, has yet again postponed its release due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Warner Bros.

Provincial government spending $2 million for drive-in space at Ontario Place

TORONTO — The provincial government says it's investing $2 million for socially distanced summer activities at Ontario Place, which will include a drive-in version of the Toronto International Film Festival.
Pandemic throws lives - and waistlines - into flux

Pandemic throws lives - and waistlines - into flux

NEW YORK — When Allison Weiss Brady and Michael Ladin emerged from weeks of locking down during the pandemic, they needed new clothes in new sizes — for different reasons.
Telefilm Canada pledges more diversity and inclusivity in new action plan

Telefilm Canada pledges more diversity and inclusivity in new action plan

TORONTO — Amid calls for Telefilm Canada to improve its diversity initiatives, the federal agency has unveiled a new Equity and Representation Action Plan it calls "a first step" toward creating a more inclusive industry.
Nicki Minaj announces she's pregnant with 1st child

Nicki Minaj announces she's pregnant with 1st child

NEW YORK — Nicki Minaj has a new release coming soon: her first child. The rapper took to Instagram on Monday to announce she is pregnant, posting photos of herself with a baby bump. One caption simply read: “#Preggers.
New this week: Jim Gaffigan, live baseball, Snoop vs. DMX

New this week: Jim Gaffigan, live baseball, Snoop vs. DMX

Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week.

AP says it will capitalize Black but not white

NEW YORK — After changing its usage rules last month to capitalize the word “Black” when used in the context of race and culture, The Associated Press on Monday said it would not do the same for “white.
UK coronavirus vaccine prompts immune response in early test

UK coronavirus vaccine prompts immune response in early test

LONDON — Scientists at Oxford University say their experimental coronavirus vaccine has been shown in an early trial to prompt a protective immune response in hundreds of people who got the shot.
Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 26-Aug. 1

Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 26-Aug. 1

Celebrity birthdays for the week of July 26-Aug. 1 July 26: Actor Robert Colbert (“The Time Tunnel,” “Maverick”) is 89. Singer Darlene Love is 79. Singer Brenton Wood is 79. Singer Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones is 77. Actor Helen Mirren is 75.