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Arizona city becomes latest to pass hair discrimination ban

TUCSON, Ariz. — It is now illegal in Tucson, Arizona, to enforce dress code or grooming policies that discriminate against hair texture and hairstyles in the workplace and public schools, officials said.
Greece mulls legal reforms amid high-profile sex abuse case

Greece mulls legal reforms amid high-profile sex abuse case

ATHENS, Greece — The former director of Greece’s National Theatre appeared Wednesday before a public prosecutor to respond to child abuse allegations in a case that has triggered a major political dispute and a debate on reforms needed to prosecute s
Dear Sir or Madam: Paul McCartney memoir due out in November

Dear Sir or Madam: Paul McCartney memoir due out in November

NEW YORK — Paul McCartney is finally ready to write his memoirs, and will use music — and a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet — to help guide him. “The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present” will be released Nov.
Review: New book spotlights rogue lab and a shadow industry

Review: New book spotlights rogue lab and a shadow industry

“Kill Shot: A Shadow Industry, a Deadly Disease,” by Jason Dearen (Avery) Lower back pain. Spinal stenosis. Cataracts. All those conditions are treated with drugs manufactured by compounding pharmacies.
Review: Mavis Staples' guitarist opts for garage band basics

Review: Mavis Staples' guitarist opts for garage band basics

Rick Holmstrom, "See That Light” (LuEllie Records) Mask up, plug in and rock out to a stripped-down sound.
Tragically Hip to receive humanitarian award at this year's Juno Awards

Tragically Hip to receive humanitarian award at this year's Juno Awards

TORONTO — The Tragically Hip will be toasted with this year's humanitarian award at the 2021 Juno Awards. The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences says it selected the Kingston, Ont.
Funky electronics chain Fry's is no more

Funky electronics chain Fry's is no more

SAN FRANCISCO — Fry's Electronics, the go-to chain for tech tinkerers looking for an obscure part, is closing for good.
La Vie Boheme: 'Rent' musical celebrates 25th anniversary

La Vie Boheme: 'Rent' musical celebrates 25th anniversary

NEW YORK — Twenty-five years ago, stage actors Adam Pascal and Daphne Rubin-Vega had been cast in a new, edgy musical downtown and wondered if anyone would remember it.
Kentucky Kingdom sold to company that operates Dollywood

Kentucky Kingdom sold to company that operates Dollywood

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A Kentucky amusement park that once operated as a Six Flags has been sold to a company that operates family-oriented venues around the country including Dollywood in Tennessee and Silver Dollar City in Missouri.
Betty White, furry friends star in 50-year-old 'Pet Set'

Betty White, furry friends star in 50-year-old 'Pet Set'

LOS ANGELES — On a TV show Betty White hosted 50 years ago, the perpetual charmer flirts with James Brolin, teases Della Reese and trades quips with Carol Burnett.