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Drake drops out of Grammy Awards race after receiving two nominations

Drake drops out of Grammy Awards race after receiving two nominations

Drake is dropping out of the Grammys race, the organization behind the awards confirmed on Monday, marking another twist in the Toronto-raised artist's contentious relationship with the music prize.
Dems: Discovery, AT&T merger will hurt diversity, workers

Dems: Discovery, AT&T merger will hurt diversity, workers

Congressional Democrats are raising concerns that the proposed merger of Discovery and AT&T’s WarnerMedia, a $43 billion effort to conquer the world of streaming, could affect diversity efforts in Hollywood and particularly hurt Latinos, who are
Cookbook celebrates Latin America's vast and vital cuisine

Cookbook celebrates Latin America's vast and vital cuisine

NEW YORK (AP) — Putting together an entire nation's distinctive dishes is a daunting process for anyone. Then imagine doing it for 22 countries and you get a sense of what went into creating “The Latin American Cookbook.
Key moments since Jussie Smollett reported Chicago attack

Key moments since Jussie Smollett reported Chicago attack

CHICAGO (AP) — Jussie Smollett is on trial on charges that he lied to Chicago police when the former “Empire” actor and R&B singer reported being the victim of a racist and homophobic attack nearly three years ago.
2021's notable moments on TV: Capitol riot, 'Rust,' Shatner

2021's notable moments on TV: Capitol riot, 'Rust,' Shatner

If a year can be accused of bait-and-switch, 2021 is fair game.
Book adaptations, Indigenous thriller among TIFF's picks for year's top watches

Book adaptations, Indigenous thriller among TIFF's picks for year's top watches

TORONTO — Adaptations of Canadian reads and an acclaimed Indigenous futuristic thriller are among the features on the Toronto International Film Festival's best-of-year list.
101-year-old returns to Pearl Harbor to remember those lost

101-year-old returns to Pearl Harbor to remember those lost

HONOLULU (AP) — When Japanese bombs began falling on Pearl Harbor, U.S. Navy Seaman 1st Class David Russell first sought refuge below deck on the USS Oklahoma.
Nobel Prizes awarded in pandemic-curtailed local ceremonies

Nobel Prizes awarded in pandemic-curtailed local ceremonies

LONDON (AP) — Three 2021 Nobel Prize laureates said Monday that climate change is the biggest threat facing the world — yet they remain optimistic — as this year's winners began receiving their awards at scaled-down local ceremonies adapted for pande
Dictionary.com anoints allyship word of the year for 2021

Dictionary.com anoints allyship word of the year for 2021

NEW YORK (AP) — Allyship, an old noun made new again, is Dictionary.com's word of the year.
Drag queen Brooke Lynn Hytes on sharing the throne for '1 Queen 5 Queers' reboot

Drag queen Brooke Lynn Hytes on sharing the throne for '1 Queen 5 Queers' reboot

TORONTO — Canada's Queen of the North is ready to conquer new television territory.