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Chinese viewers find Disney's new 'Mulan' to be tired take

Chinese viewers find Disney's new 'Mulan' to be tired take

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — The remake of “Mulan” struck all the right chords to be a hit in the key Chinese market.
Easier, quicker saliva sampling eyed for next stage of COVID-19 testing

Easier, quicker saliva sampling eyed for next stage of COVID-19 testing

TORONTO — A saliva-based COVID-19 test is likely to be available this fall, say private and public health officials touting various methods under consideration across the country as lineups grow at COVID-19 assessment centres and cases emerge in newl
Larry Wilmore is ready to talk politics, culture on new show

Larry Wilmore is ready to talk politics, culture on new show

LOS ANGELES — Larry Wilmore has been down the road as a talk show host before, with a Comedy Central show that was here and gone in two seasons — taking with it his droll and incisive brand of satire.
Trop boss makes 4 of 9 Atlantic City casinos run by women

Trop boss makes 4 of 9 Atlantic City casinos run by women

JOHN J DELANEY HOMES, N.J. — Four of Atlantic City's nine casinos will be run by women, following Wednesday's appointment of a veteran female executive to run the Tropicana.

First two longlists announced for National Book Awards

NEW YORK — Stories of voting rights, space exploration and displacement at home are among the young people's literature works that appear on the longlist for the National Book Awards.

Historical society receives $7.5 million for archive storage

NEW YORK — A multimillion-dollar grant will enable the New-York Historical Society to upgrade its storage for documents ranging from John Jay's draft of a Federalist Paper to the archives of author Robert Caro. The $7.
Review: Back roads brutality in 'The Devil all the Time'

Review: Back roads brutality in 'The Devil all the Time'

Say what you will, Antonio Campos' “The Devil all the Time” lives up to its title.
No public at Dutch Saint Nicholas party due to coronavirus

No public at Dutch Saint Nicholas party due to coronavirus

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The annual nationally televised arrival in the Netherlands of Saint Nicholas, known locally as Sinterklaas, will happen without public fanfare this year because of concerns about the coronavirus, the broadcaster that organize
Study hints antibody drug may cut COVID-19 hospitalizations

Study hints antibody drug may cut COVID-19 hospitalizations

A drug company says that partial results from a study testing an antibody drug give hints that it may help keep mild to moderately ill COVID-19 patients from needing to be hospitalized, a goal no current coronavirus medicine has been able to meet.
1 wedding may undo Maine's virus fight, officials say

1 wedding may undo Maine's virus fight, officials say

PORTLAND, Maine — A rural church wedding and reception on a beautiful day in the shadow of Mount Katahdin was no doubt a happy day. But it has spread misery ever since. That single event on Aug.