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Reality TV star Ashley 'Minnie' Ross dies in Georgia wreck

Reality TV star Ashley 'Minnie' Ross dies in Georgia wreck

ATLANTA — Ashley Ross of the reality TV show “Little Women: Atlanta” has died in a head-on crash on a Georgia road, police and her representative confirmed Tuesday. Ross, 34, who was known as “Ms.
Comics keep laughs coming even with clubs closed by COVID-19

Comics keep laughs coming even with clubs closed by COVID-19

LOS ANGELES — Whenever she’s down, Tiffany Haddish says she finds a good joke can bring her right back up.

Mental Health Commission launches free mental health tools for essential workers

OTTAWA — The Mental Health Commission of Canada is offering free online mental health programs to essential workers struggling with the emotional and psychological strain of COVID-19.
Oprah to headline Facebook, Instagram graduation event

Oprah to headline Facebook, Instagram graduation event

NEW YORK — Oprah will be the commencement speaker and Awkwafina, Jennifer Garner, Lil Nas X and Simone Biles will offer words of wisdom to the Class of 2020 in a multi-hour graduation streaming event on Facebook and Instagram on May 15.
High Times owner scores 13 California marijuana dispensaries

High Times owner scores 13 California marijuana dispensaries

LOS ANGELES — The owner of High Times is going to start selling marijuana after championing its use in the pages of its magazine for nearly half a century. Hightimes Holding Corp.
Naples' beloved pizza is back after virus shutdown eases

Naples' beloved pizza is back after virus shutdown eases

NAPLES, Italy — Wood is burning again in Naples’ pizza ovens, giving a symbolic and savory boost to Neapolitans after a two-month coronavirus lockdown meant an end to their most iconic and favourite food.
Dr. Howard Njoo answers COVID-19 questions in new YouTube series

Dr. Howard Njoo answers COVID-19 questions in new YouTube series

Canada's deputy chief public health officer appears in a new educational video series on YouTube. Dr. Howard Njoo sits down to answer questions about COVID-19 by some of Canada's top YouTube creators in four videos, three of which are now available.

Gospel singer Troy Sneed dies from coronavirus complications

LOS ANGELES — Grammy-nominated gospel singer Troy Sneed has died from complications with the coronavirus. He was 52. Sneed’s publicist Bill Carpenter said the singer died early Monday at a hospital in Jacksonville, Florida.
Winfrey, Roberts to appear in global virus relief livestream

Winfrey, Roberts to appear in global virus relief livestream

LOS ANGELES — Oprah Winfrey, Julia Roberts and former President George W. Bush will be among 200 star-studded participants in a 24-hour global livestream event.
Asian celebs work to combat racist attacks amid pandemic

Asian celebs work to combat racist attacks amid pandemic

NEW YORK — Actress Olivia Cheng was recently volunteering in Vancouver when she says she witnessed a man drive up to an elderly Chinese woman, roll down his window and yell, “This is your fault!” before throwing trash at her.