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'Antigone' wins five trophies, including best picture, at Canadian Screen Awards

'Antigone' wins five trophies, including best picture, at Canadian Screen Awards

TORONTO — The refugee drama "Antigone" was declared best motion picture on the final night of the Canadian Screen Awards as the film won five trophies, tying with "The Song of Names," which got the same amount.
Cancer, coronavirus are a dangerous mix, new studies find

Cancer, coronavirus are a dangerous mix, new studies find

New research shows how dangerous the coronavirus is for current and former cancer patients. Those who developed COVID-19 were much more likely to die within a month than people without cancer who got it, two studies found.
AMC drama revisits 'Millionaire' quiz show coughing scandal

AMC drama revisits 'Millionaire' quiz show coughing scandal

LOS ANGELES — Any misconduct that attached to ABC's “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” was of the garden—variety business type.
Rapper lethally targeted in brazen gunplay on downtown Toronto street

Rapper lethally targeted in brazen gunplay on downtown Toronto street

TORONTO — A brazen daylight ambush and shootout on a busy downtown street that cost an up-and-coming rap artist his life this week could have caused numerous casualties among bystanders, police in Toronto said on Thursday.
TIFF still planning some type of physical festival, execs say in 'We Are One' talk

TIFF still planning some type of physical festival, execs say in 'We Are One' talk

TORONTO — Organizers of the Toronto International Film Festival say they're still planning to have some type of physical festival this year. But TIFF executive director and co-head Joana Vicente adds "it's definitely going to look different.
Review: Bracing tenor helps Teddy Thompson do retro right

Review: Bracing tenor helps Teddy Thompson do retro right

Teddy Thompson, “Heartbreaker Please” (Thirty Tigers) Teddy Thompson's roots are showing, and that's nothing new.
AMC drama revisits 'Millionaire' quiz show coughing scandal

AMC drama revisits 'Millionaire' quiz show coughing scandal

LOS ANGELES — The only misconduct attached to the 1999-2002 run of ABC's “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” was the network's decision to milk the hit quiz show by airing it night after night until it crashed in the ratings.

Toronto police release video of gunfight that claimed life of young rapper

Toronto police have released video of a gunfight that claimed the life of an up-and-coming rapper known as Houdini. Det.-Sgt. Andy Singh says suspects in a rental vehicle were lying in wait for 21-year-old Dimarjio Jenkins on Tuesday afternoon.
Winfrey, Pitt part of Grammys special for essential workers

Winfrey, Pitt part of Grammys special for essential workers

NEW YORK — The Grammys is putting together an event featuring Brad Pitt, Oprah Winfrey, Herbie Hancock and Harry Connick, Jr. to honour essential workers across America.

Bestsellers-Books-USAToday

1. “The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes” by Suzanne Collins (Scholastic) 2. “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens (G.P. Putnam’s Sons) 3. ’Untamed” by Glennon Doyle (The Dial Press) 4. “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” by Dr. Seuss (Random House) 5.