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Black Jewish leader works to boost community, inclusiveness

Black Jewish leader works to boost community, inclusiveness

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nate Looney is a Black man who grew up in Los Angeles, a descendant of enslaved people from generations ago. He’s also an observant, kippah-wearing Jew.
Tips for growing a healthy garden during drought

Tips for growing a healthy garden during drought

Many people try to save water just to do the right thing (and save money too). But when serious drought hits, and state and local governments enforce restrictions, water conservation becomes non-negotiable.
Melon salad with spicy pork? A sweet and savory yes!

Melon salad with spicy pork? A sweet and savory yes!

A summery fruit salad and spicy pork tenderloin might not seem the most natural pairing — until you consider the precedents of pork chops with apple sauce and Italian prosciutto with melon.
Uneasy US tries to fete a July 4 marred by parade shooting

Uneasy US tries to fete a July 4 marred by parade shooting

A shooting that left at least six people dead at an Independence Day parade in a Chicago suburb rattled Monday's celebrations across the U.S.
Joey Chestnut is chomp champ again in July 4 hot dog contest

Joey Chestnut is chomp champ again in July 4 hot dog contest

NEW YORK (AP) — Frankfurter-munching phenom Joey “Jaws” Chestnut put a protester in a chokehold while gobbling his way to a 15th win Monday at the Nathan’s Famous Fourth of July hot dog eating contest, powering down 63 hot dogs and buns at the annual
Canadian artist David Blackwood, known for etchings of Newfoundland life, dies at 80

Canadian artist David Blackwood, known for etchings of Newfoundland life, dies at 80

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Canadian artist David Blackwood, known for his haunting and powerful etchings of life in outport Newfoundland, died Saturday in Port Hope, Ont., at the age of 80.
A Canadian traveller's airport survival guide: what to pack, what to leave behind

A Canadian traveller's airport survival guide: what to pack, what to leave behind

There's one prevailing piece of advice when it comes to managing air travel in 2022: "pack your patience.
Prominent Radio-Canada personalities urge broadcaster to fight CRTC N-word decision

Prominent Radio-Canada personalities urge broadcaster to fight CRTC N-word decision

MONTREAL — A Black Montrealer who filed a complaint against Radio-Canada over the on-air use of the N-word says he's disappointed but not surprised by the pushback against a recent CRTC decision ordering the public broadcaster to apologize.

Judge in Italy ends detention for Haggis in sex abuse case

ROME (AP) — A judge in southern Italy on Monday ordered film director Paul Haggis released from detention at his hotel while prosecutors decide whether to pursue their investigation of whether he allegedly had sex with a woman without her consent ove
Heard seeks to throw out verdict in Depp defamation trial

Heard seeks to throw out verdict in Depp defamation trial

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Amber Heard's lawyers have asked a judge to throw out the $10.