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'America's Got Talent' tops ratings, loses Cowell for now

'America's Got Talent' tops ratings, loses Cowell for now

LOS ANGELES — “America's Got Talent” topped the ratings last week, but it faces the absence of Simon Cowell, seriously injured in an electric bicycle accident.
From masks to cohorting, a guide to back-to-school rules across the country

From masks to cohorting, a guide to back-to-school rules across the country

Plans are being made across the country for how to safely send students back to school in the fall as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Here is a look at what the various provinces have said about getting kids back to classes.
Private school plans including smaller classes show stark inequities in education

Private school plans including smaller classes show stark inequities in education

TORONTO — With children in both public and private schools, Toronto mom Karuna Satov is weighing two very different back-to-school pandemic plans.
Fox news, business cable channels to stream internationally

Fox news, business cable channels to stream internationally

LOS ANGELES — The Fox News and Fox Business channels are going international. A digital streaming service with the pair will launch in Mexico on Aug. 20, expanding to Spain, Germany and the United Kingdom on Sept. 17, Fox News Media said Tuesday.
What do the kids say? K-12 students sound off on school

What do the kids say? K-12 students sound off on school

NEW YORK — Parents have weighed in on reopening schools. Teachers have weighed in. Public health experts, too, along with cities, states and President Donald Trump.
Q-and-A: David Cronenberg reflects on 'Crash' and the future of COVID filmmaking

Q-and-A: David Cronenberg reflects on 'Crash' and the future of COVID filmmaking

TORONTO — With a deadly virus upending modern civilization, it might seem like director David Cronenberg would be eagerly drafting a twisted cinematic vision inspired by society's collective anxiety.
Calgary-raised Lindsay Ell confronts her trauma on vulnerable new album

Calgary-raised Lindsay Ell confronts her trauma on vulnerable new album

NASHVILLE — Country singer Lindsay Ell lived alone with guilt and shame for years, but it took seeing herself in the story of another young girl to realize that she didn’t have to be defined by her trauma.
Review: `Story of Gardening' gets a timely update

Review: `Story of Gardening' gets a timely update

“The Story of Gardening,” by Penelope Hobhouse and Ambra Edwards (Princeton Architectural Press) It's an opportune time for an update to this lavishly illustrated history of gardening and landscaping.
The Weeknd, Roddy Ricch, Maluma, CNCO to perform at MTV VMAs

The Weeknd, Roddy Ricch, Maluma, CNCO to perform at MTV VMAs

NEW YORK — Chart-topping Grammy winners The Weeknd and Roddy Ricch are set to perform at the 2020 MTV Video Music Awards this month. MTV announced Tuesday that Colombian singer Maluma and Latin boy band CNCO will also perform at the Aug.

Virtual babysitting helps parents juggle double responsibilities during pandemic

Alla Tanasyuk has found help juggling parenting duties and work responsibilities during the pandemic since stumbling upon virtual babysitting.