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New coronavirus variant in New York spurs caution, concern

New coronavirus variant in New York spurs caution, concern

NEW YORK — Another mutated version of the coronavirus has popped up in New York City, and experts reacted to the the news with a mixture of caution and concern.
Loblaw's discount stores on upswing after 'flight to conventional' stores: president

Loblaw's discount stores on upswing after 'flight to conventional' stores: president

Loblaw Companies Ltd.'s discount grocery stores are starting to win back market share after consumers flocked to conventional supermarkets at the outset of the pandemic, the company's president said Thursday.
Woof, woof: Rebel Wilson goes to the dogs in reality show

Woof, woof: Rebel Wilson goes to the dogs in reality show

LOS ANGELES — Rebel Wilson is going to the dogs. And it’s not the first time.
'Reply All' podcast paused amid charges of toxic behaviour

'Reply All' podcast paused amid charges of toxic behaviour

The popular “Reply All” podcast has been put on hiatus and is cancelling two remaining episodes of a series that explored allegations of structural racism and a problematic work culture at food magazine Bon Appetit.
Dairy farmers lobby asks members to stop using palm oil in feed after 'buttergate'

Dairy farmers lobby asks members to stop using palm oil in feed after 'buttergate'

A dairy producers' lobbying group is asking farmers to consider alternatives to palm supplements in livestock feed pending the results of an investigation launched in response to consumers' concerns about perceived changes to the consistency of butte

Bestsellers-Books-USAToday

1. “A Court of Silver Flames” by Sarah J. Maas (Bloomsbury) 2. “The Four Winds” by Kristin Hannah (St. Martin’s Press) 3. “How to Avoid a Climate Disaster” by Bill Gates (Knopf) 4. “Firefly Lane” by Kristin Hannah (St. Martin’s Griffin) 5.

PUBLISHERS WEEKLY Bestsellers

HARDCOVER FICTION 1. “A Court of Silver Flames” by Sarah J. Maas (Bloomsbury) 2. “The Four Winds” by Kristin Hannah (St. Martin’s Press) 3. “The Midnight Library” by Matt Haig (Viking) 4. “The Sanatorium” by Sarah Pearse (Viking/Dorman) 5.

Author-editor Nadja Spiegelman to edit new literary magazine

NEW YORK — Author and editor Nadja Spiegelman is heading a new literary magazine that will highlight writing from around the world. Astra Quarterly will likely release its first issue later this year.
Prada sees virtues to preserve in digital runways

Prada sees virtues to preserve in digital runways

MILAN — Miuccia Prada has adapted to the digital runway and isn’t ready to give up its lessons when the pandemic is over.
Global pulls 'Nurses' episode after scene with Orthodox Jews deemed anti-Semitic

Global pulls 'Nurses' episode after scene with Orthodox Jews deemed anti-Semitic

TORONTO — Global TV says it has pulled an episode of Toronto-set drama "Nurses" from circulation following backlash over a plotline critics deemed anti-Semitic.